TL;DR – Everything you need to know, summarised for you daily at 5pm.
1. Plane gone missing
Egypt’s national carrier EgyptAir said a plane carrying 69 passengers and crew on a flight from Paris to Cairo had gone missing on Thursday (May 19), disappearing from radar over the Mediterranean Sea. The plane had been travelling at an altitude of 37,000 feet (11,280 metres), disappeared soon after entering Egyptian airspace. The aircraft was carrying 59 passengers and 10 crew.
Follow the official updates on EgyptAir’s twitter account.
2. Nokia is coming back to phones and tablets
Yes, you heard right. The used-to-be-so-loved brand will be revived through a new licensing agreement. Nokia has just announced that it will license its brand and intellectual property to a newly created company called HMD global, which will work to produce and sell a portfolio of Android smartphones and tablets. Read more here.
And, wanna know what or who killed Nokia back in the days? INSEAD says Nokia did.
3. So Facebook wanted a mural for their Singapore office
Facebook wanted a mural on their 10-meter wall, and requested that it be made of chopsticks since the wall next to their cafe… And this happened!
Check out more of Redhongyi’s work.
4. Speedy recovery, Michael Buble!
Crooner Michael Buble updated on Facebook that he has to cancel some of his upcoming performance due to a pending vocal cord surgery. He said he’s gonna need some time to rest and recover, so no talking or singing for a while. Get well soon, Michael Buble!
5. The Conjuring 2, anyone?
Yes, all based on a true story. And footage in the movie? Real too, apparently. Coming to a screen near you in June.
(Featured image via Egyptianstreets.com)