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  • U.S.
    Tuesday Jan 14, 2020

    Billie Eilish

    No Time to Die

    U.S.
    Tuesday Jan 14, 2020

    On January 14, 2020, Eilish was announced as performer of the title track for the twenty-fifth installment in the James Bond film franchise, No Time to Die, written and produced with her brother, Finneas O'Connell.




  • Redmond, Washington, United States
    Tuesday Jan 14, 2020

    Windows

    Windows 7 support

    Redmond, Washington, United States
    Tuesday Jan 14, 2020

    on January 14, 2020, The support for Windows 7 ended.




  • Los Gatos, California, United States
    Wednesday Jan 15, 2020

    Aaron Hernandez

    Netflix documentary

    Los Gatos, California, United States
    Wednesday Jan 15, 2020

    A Netflix documentary entitled Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez was released for streaming on January 15, 2020.




  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Thursday Jan 16, 2020

    Donald Trump

    The Senate impeachment trial began

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Thursday Jan 16, 2020

    The Senate impeachment trial began on January 16, 2020.




  • U.S.
    Friday Jan 17, 2020

    Eminem

    Music To Be Murdered By

    U.S.
    Friday Jan 17, 2020

    On January 17, 2020, Mathers released another surprise album Music To Be Murdered By, following his Kamikaze, which features guest appearances by: Young M.A., Royce Da 5'9", Q-Tip, Denaun, White Gold, Ed Sheeran, Juice WRLD, Skylar Grey, Anderson Paak, Don Toliver, Kxng Crooked, Joell Ortiz and Black Thought.




  • 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Wednesday Jan 22, 2020

    Anna May Wong

    Google Doodle celebrated Wong

    1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Wednesday Jan 22, 2020

    On January 22, 2020, a Google Doodle celebrated Wong, commemorating the 97th anniversary of the day The Toll of the Sea went into general release.




  • Senate, Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Jan 22, 2020

    Donald Trump

    Republican Senate majority

    Senate, Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Jan 22, 2020

    On January 22, 2020, the Republican Senate majority rejected amendments proposed by the Democratic minority to call witnesses and subpoena documents; evidence collected during the House impeachment proceedings will be entered into the Senate record automatically unless objected to on a case-by-case basis.


  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Jan 22, 2020

    Donald Trump

    The Impeachment managers for the House presented their case to the Senate

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Jan 22, 2020

    For the three days, January 22–24, the impeachment managers for the House presented their case to the Senate. They cited evidence to support charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, and asserted that Trump's actions were exactly what the founding fathers had in mind when they included an impeachment process in the Constitution. The Trump legal team argued that the impeachment was "constitutionally and legally invalid" because Trump was not charged with a crime and that abuse of power is not an impeachable offense, and thus the president should be immediately acquitted. They did not deny the facts as presented in the charges, but stated that Trump had not broken any laws or obstructed Congress.


  • California, U.S.
    Sunday Jan 26, 2020
    9 AM

    Kobe Bryant

    The Helicopter Crash Death

    California, U.S.
    Sunday Jan 26, 2020
    9 AM

    At 9:45 a.m. the helicopter crashed into the side of a mountain in Calabasas, about 30 miles (48 km) northwest of downtown Los Angeles, and caught on fire. Bryant, his daughter, and the other seven occupants were killed. This also started a quarter-acre bush fire. At 9:47 a.m. authorities were called. Personnel from the Los Angeles County Fire Department attended the scene, and paramedics rappelled from a helicopter to the scene to look for survivors. The fire was difficult to extinguish due to the presence of magnesium, but the fire had been extinguished by 10:30 a.m. Initial reports indicated that the helicopter crashed in the hills above Calabasas in a heavy fog. Witnesses reported hearing a helicopter struggling before crashing.


  • Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.
    Monday Jan 27, 2020

    Atari, Inc.

    Atari Hotels

    Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.
    Monday Jan 27, 2020

    On January 27, 2020, Atari announced a deal with GSD Group to build Atari Hotels, with the first breaking ground in Phoenix in mid-2020. Additional hotels were also planned in Las Vegas, Denver, Chicago, Austin, Seattle, San Francisco, and San Jose. The company plans to make the hotel experience immersive while catering to all ages, including the use of virtual and augmented reality technologies.


  • Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
    Monday Jan 27, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    CDC updated travel guidance

    Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
    Monday Jan 27, 2020

    On 27 January 2020, the United States CDC issued updated travel guidance for China, recommending that travelers avoid all nonessential travel to all of the country. The CDC has directed U.S. Customs and Border Protection to check individuals for symptoms of the coronavirus.


  • California, U.S.
    Tuesday Jan 28, 2020

    Kobe Bryant

    Identity Confirmed

    California, U.S.
    Tuesday Jan 28, 2020

    On January 28, Bryant's identity was officially confirmed using fingerprints. The following day the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner stated that the official cause of death for him and the eight others on the helicopter was blunt force trauma.


  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Thursday Jan 30, 2020

    Donald Trump

    Written questions from senators

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Thursday Jan 30, 2020

    January 29 and 30 were devoted to written questions from senators.


  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Friday Jan 31, 2020

    Donald Trump

    Without witness testimony

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Friday Jan 31, 2020

    On January 31, the Senate voted against calling any witnesses, making this the first impeachment trial in U.S. history without witness testimony.


  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Tuesday Feb 4, 2020

    Nancy Pelosi

    Pelosi tore up her official copy of his speech

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Tuesday Feb 4, 2020

    On February 4, 2020, at the conclusion of President Trump's State of the Union, Pelosi tore up her official copy of his speech. Her stated reason for doing so was "because it was a courteous thing to do considering the alternatives. It was a such a dirty speech." She was criticized for this by President Trump and Republicans.


  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Feb 5, 2020

    Donald Trump

    Trump was acquitted of both charges in a vote nearly along party lines

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Feb 5, 2020

    On February 5, Trump was acquitted of both charges in a vote nearly along party lines, with Republican Mitt Romney being the only senator – and the first senator in U.S. history – to cross party lines by voting to convict on one of the charges.


  • Dolby Theatre Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Sunday Feb 9, 2020

    Eminem

    "Lose Yourself" at the 92nd Academy Awards

    Dolby Theatre Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Sunday Feb 9, 2020

    On February 9, 2020, Mathers performed "Lose Yourself" at the 92nd Academy Awards.


  • Palo Alto, California, U.S.
    Thursday Mar 5, 2020

    Xerox

    HP revealed that its board of directors has unanimously declined Xerox's $24 a share cash-and-stock offer

    Palo Alto, California, U.S.
    Thursday Mar 5, 2020

    On March 5, HP revealed that its board of directors has unanimously declined Xerox's $24 a share cash-and-stock offer.


  • U.S.
    Wednesday Mar 11, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    American travel suspension

    U.S.
    Wednesday Mar 11, 2020

    On 11 March, President Donald Trump announced the suspension of most travel from Europe (excluding the United Kingdom) for 30 days, beginning on 13 March. He also said that health insurance companies agreed to waive all co-payments for coronavirus treatments and extend insurance coverage to cover coronavirus treatments. The Department of Homeland Security clarified that the travel suspension only applied to the Schengen Area; it does not apply to European countries that are not members of the Schengen Agreement, such as the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, Croatia, Albania, or Belarus. Furthermore, the travel ban does not apply to US citizens or permanent residents, or their family members or those traveling on certain types of visas.


  • New Jersey, U.S.
    Wednesday Mar 11, 2020

    Bitcoin

    281,000 bitcoins were sold by owners who held them for only thirty days

    New Jersey, U.S.
    Wednesday Mar 11, 2020

    According to CoinMetrics and Forbes, on 11 March, 281,000 bitcoins were sold by owners who held them for only thirty days. This compared to 4,131 bitcoins that had laid dormant for a year or more indicating that the vast majority of the bitcoin volatility on that day was from recent buyers.


  • U.S.
    Friday Mar 13, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    American national emergency

    U.S.
    Friday Mar 13, 2020

    On 13 March, U.S. President Trump declared a national emergency due to the virus outbreak. The action made federal funds available to respond to the crisis. Per media reports on 15 March, many businesses closed or reduced hours throughout the U.S. as a method to try to combat the virus.


  • Palo Alto, California, U.S.
    Friday Mar 13, 2020

    Xerox

    Xerox revealed that they are putting their campaign to acquire HP on hold by postponing additional presentations, interviews with the press, and meetings with HP shareholders

    Palo Alto, California, U.S.
    Friday Mar 13, 2020

    On March 13, Xerox revealed that they are putting their campaign to acquire HP on hold by postponing additional presentations, interviews with the press, and meetings with HP shareholders. Xerox Vice Chairman and Chief Executive John Visentin cited the COVID-19 pandemic as the main reason and said, "In light of the escalating Covid-19 pandemic, Xerox needs to prioritize health and safety of its employees, customers, partners and affiliates over and above all considerations, including its proposal to acquire HP".


  • U.S.
    Saturday Mar 14, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    Adding United Kingdom and Ireland to American suspension

    U.S.
    Saturday Mar 14, 2020

    On 14 March, President Trump expanded the travel ban on Europe to include the United Kingdom and Ireland. In addition, a representative of the insurance industry clarified that, contrary to the president's statement, major health insurers had only agreed to waive co-payments for coronavirus testing, and not for coronavirus treatment, which is far more costly.


  • California, U.S.
    Tuesday Mar 17, 2020

    Java (programming language)

    Java 14

    California, U.S.
    Tuesday Mar 17, 2020

    On 17 March 2020, Java 14, the latest version of Java, was released.


  • U.S.
    Wednesday Mar 18, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    All American states infected

    U.S.
    Wednesday Mar 18, 2020

    As of 18 March 2020, the epidemic was reported to be present in all states, plus the District of Columbia. The number of confirmed cases in the U.S. rose to 9,486, with 157 deaths.


  • The Pentagon, Virginia, U.S.
    Thursday Mar 19, 2020

    Sojourner Truth

    USNS Sojourner Truth (T-AO 210)

    The Pentagon, Virginia, U.S.
    Thursday Mar 19, 2020

    On September 19, 2018, the U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced the name of the last ship of a six unit construction contract as USNS Sojourner Truth (T-AO 210).


  • New York, U.S.
    Monday Mar 23, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    New York cases

    New York, U.S.
    Monday Mar 23, 2020

    On 23 March, it was reported that New York City had 10,700 cases of the coronavirus, an amount that is greater than the country of South Korea.


  • U.S.
    Thursday Mar 26, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    U.S. numbers

    U.S.
    Thursday Mar 26, 2020

    As of 26 March 2020, the epidemic was present in all 50 states, plus the District of Columbia. The number of confirmed cases in the US rose to 85,377 with 1,295 deaths.


  • U.S.
    Tuesday Mar 31, 2020

    Xerox

    Xerox abolished its $24 a share offer

    U.S.
    Tuesday Mar 31, 2020

    On March 31, 2020, Xerox abolished its $24 a share offer.


  • San Jose, California, U.S.
    Wednesday Apr 1, 2020

    Zoom Video Communications

    Zoom announced a 90-day freeze on releasing new features

    San Jose, California, U.S.
    Wednesday Apr 1, 2020

    On April 1, 2020, Zoom announced a 90-day freeze on releasing new features, to focus on fixing privacy and security issues on Zoom.


  • Washington, D.C., U.S.
    Thursday Apr 2, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    World Bank launches Support

    Washington, D.C., U.S.
    Thursday Apr 2, 2020

    On 2 April, the World Bank launched emergency support operations for developing countries.


  • U.S.
    Sunday Apr 5, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    U.S. pushing 250,000 Infection

    U.S.
    Sunday Apr 5, 2020

    As of 4 April, 277,475 cases have been confirmed in the United States, and 7,402 people have died.


  • Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Sunday Apr 5, 2020

    Shaquille O'Neal

    O'Neal's primary weakness

    Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Sunday Apr 5, 2020

    O'Neal's primary weakness was his free throw shooting, with a career average of 52.7%. He once missed all 11 of his free throw attempts in a game against the Seattle SuperSonics on December 8, 2000, a record.


  • U.S.
    Saturday Apr 11, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    U.S. becomes the Highest in Death Toll

    U.S.
    Saturday Apr 11, 2020

    On 11 April 2020, the U.S. became the country with the highest official death toll for COVID-19, with over 20,000 deaths.


  • U.S.
    Tuesday Apr 14, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    Trump halted Funding the WHO

    U.S.
    Tuesday Apr 14, 2020

    On 14 April, President Trump halted funding to the World Health Organization, stating they had mismanaged the current pandemic.


  • Houston, Texas, U.S.
    Wednesday Apr 29, 2020

    Juneteenth

    Al Edwards died

    Houston, Texas, U.S.
    Wednesday Apr 29, 2020

    Representative Al Edwards died of natural causes April 29, 2020 at the age of 83, but the annual prayer breakfast and commemorative celebration continued at Ashton Villa with the late legislator's son, Jason Edwards, speaking in his father’s place.


  • U.S.
    Thursday Apr 30, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    One Million Cases Infected in the U.S.

    U.S.
    Thursday Apr 30, 2020

    On April 30, 2020, the United States reached 1 million infections, just over a quarter of the total infections in the world.


  • United States
    Monday May 4, 2020

    Elon Musk

    Another Son

    United States
    Monday May 4, 2020

    On 8 January 2020, Grimes announced that she was pregnant with her first child with Musk. On 4 May 2020, Grimes gave birth to a son named X Æ A-Xii, where his first name is X and Æ is pronounced Ash.


  • North America
    Monday May 4, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    North America state on May 4

    North America
    Monday May 4, 2020

    Canada reported 60,616 cases and 3,842 deaths on 4 May, while Mexico reported 23,471 cases and 2,154 deaths. The Dominican Republic and Cuba are the only Caribbean countries reporting more than 1,000 cases (7,954 and 1,649, respectively), while Panama and Honduras lead Central America with 7,197 and 1,055 cases, respectively.


  • U.S.
    Wednesday May 6, 2020

    Uber

    Uber announced plans to layoff 3,700 employees

    U.S.
    Wednesday May 6, 2020

    On May 5, 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic, Uber announced plans to layoff 3,700 employees, around 14% of its total workforce. On May 18, 2020, 3,000 more job cuts and 45 office closures were announced.


  • San Jose, California, U.S.
    Thursday May 7, 2020

    Zoom Video Communications

    Zoom announced that it had acquired Keybase

    San Jose, California, U.S.
    Thursday May 7, 2020

    On May 7, 2020, Zoom announced that it had acquired Keybase, a company specializing in end-to-end encryption.


  • Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
    Tuesday May 26, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    George Floyd protests

    Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
    Tuesday May 26, 2020

    The George Floyd protests begin in Minneapolis. Largely via social media, they later spread throughout the country and around the world. Health experts and public officials have expressed concerns that these mass gatherings may cause an exacerbated spread of the virus since May 31st or earlier.


  • U.S.
    Saturday Jun 13, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    U.S record Over 2 Million Cases

    U.S.
    Saturday Jun 13, 2020

    On June 13, the United States of America reached a cases total of 2,010,391 which was over a quarter of the total world infections at the time.


  • Massachusetts, U.S.
    Friday Jun 19, 2020

    Juneteenth

    Juneteenth Independence Day

    Massachusetts, U.S.
    Friday Jun 19, 2020

    In 2020, Massachusetts Governor Charles Baker issued a proclamation that the day would be marked as "Juneteenth Independence Day". This followed the filing of bills by both the House and Senate to make Juneteenth a state holiday. Baker did not comment on these bills specifically, but promised to grant the observance of Juneteenth greater importance.


  • South Dakota, U.S.
    Friday Jun 19, 2020

    Juneteenth

    Governor Kristi Noem of South Dakota proclaimed June 19, 2020, as Juneteenth Day

    South Dakota, U.S.
    Friday Jun 19, 2020

    Governor Kristi Noem of South Dakota proclaimed June 19, 2020, as Juneteenth Day, spurring calls for it to be recognized annually, rather than just for 2020.


  • North Dakota, U.S.
    Friday Jun 19, 2020

    Juneteenth

    North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum announced that the state would formally recognize Friday

    North Dakota, U.S.
    Friday Jun 19, 2020

    North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum announced that the state would formally recognize Friday, June 19, 2020, as Juneteenth Day in North Dakota for the year 2020.


  • San Jose, California, U.S.
    Wednesday Jul 1, 2020

    Zoom Video Communications

    Yuan wrote a blog post detailing efforts taken by the company to address security and privacy concerns

    San Jose, California, U.S.
    Wednesday Jul 1, 2020

    On July 1, 2020, Yuan wrote a blog post detailing efforts taken by the company to address security and privacy concerns, stating that they released 100 new safety features over the 90-day period. Those efforts include end-to-end encryption for all users, turning on meeting passwords by default, giving users the ability to choose which data centers calls are routed from, consulting with security experts, forming a CISO council, an improved bug bounty program, and working with third parties to help test security. Yuan also stated that Zoom would be releasing a transparency report later in 2020.


  • 55 Almaden Blvd 6th Floor, San Jose, CA 95113, United States
    Wednesday Jul 15, 2020

    Zoom Video Communications

    Zoom for Home

    55 Almaden Blvd 6th Floor, San Jose, CA 95113, United States
    Wednesday Jul 15, 2020

    On July 15, 2020, the company announced Zoom for Home, a line of products for home use, designed for those working from home. The first product, with software by Zoom and hardware by DTEN, is called Zoom for Home - DTEN ME. It consists of a 27-inch screen with three wide-angle cameras and eight microphones, with Zoom software preloaded on the device. It is expected to be available in August 2020.


  • U.S.
    Monday Aug 10, 2020

    Amazon

    Amazon announced the rebranding Twitch Prime

    U.S.
    Monday Aug 10, 2020

    On August 10, 2020, Amazon announced the rebranding Twitch Prime, the live-streaming site, in another attempt to crack the video game market after failing a big-budget game effort. With Twitch Prime, users will be given a free subscription to Twitch, with free games from small studios and discounts for larger titles like Grand Theft Auto and League of Legends.


  • Worldwide
    Wednesday Aug 19, 2020

    Lothar Meyer

    Google celebrated his 190th birthday

    Worldwide
    Wednesday Aug 19, 2020

    On 19 August 2020, Google celebrated his 190th birthday with a Google Doodle.


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