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  • England, U.K.
    Thursday Dec 1, 2011

    Vodafone

    Bluefish Communications Ltd

    England, U.K.
    Thursday Dec 1, 2011

    On 1 December 2011, it acquired the Reading-based Bluefish Communications Ltd, an ICT consultancy company. The acquired operations formed the nucleus of a new Unified Communications and Collaboration practice within its subsidiary Vodafone Global Enterprise.




  • Myanmar
    Friday Dec 2, 2011

    Conflict in Myanmar

    SSA-S signed a ceasefire agreement with the Government

    Myanmar
    Friday Dec 2, 2011

    The SSA-S (the Shan State Army - South) maintains bases along the Myanmar–Thailand border, and signed a ceasefire agreement with the government on 2 December 2011.




  • Paris, France
    Monday Dec 5, 2011

    Uber

    Expanding into Paris

    Paris, France
    Monday Dec 5, 2011

    Uber expands beyond the United States, starting by expanding into Paris, France.




  • San Francisco, California, U.S.
    Wednesday Dec 7, 2011

    Uber

    Uber announces it has raised $37 million in Series B round

    San Francisco, California, U.S.
    Wednesday Dec 7, 2011

    Uber announces it has raised $37 million in Series B round, including investors such as Goldman Sachs, Menlo Ventures (with Shervin Pishevar and Shawn Carolan co-leading Menlo's investment), and Bezos Expeditions.




  • France
    Thursday Dec 15, 2011

    Carlos the Jackal

    Sentenced to life in prison

    France
    Thursday Dec 15, 2011

    On 15 December 2011, Ramírez Sánchez, Weinrich and Issawi were convicted and sentenced to life in prison; Fröhlich was acquitted.




  • North Korea
    Saturday Dec 17, 2011

    Kim Jong-un

    Kim Jong-il died

    North Korea
    Saturday Dec 17, 2011

    On 17 December 2011, Kim Jong-il died.




  • Tokyo, Japan
    Saturday Dec 17, 2011

    PlayStation

    PlayStation Vita

    Tokyo, Japan
    Saturday Dec 17, 2011

    Released in Japan on December 17, 2011 and North America on February 22, 2012, the PlayStation Vita was previously code-named Next Generation Portable (NGP). It was officially unveiled by Sony on January 27, 2011 at the PlayStation Meeting 2011.


  • Tangjung, South Korea
    Monday Dec 26, 2011

    Samsung

    Acquiring The Stake of Sony In S-LCD

    Tangjung, South Korea
    Monday Dec 26, 2011

    As of 26 December 2011, it was announced that Samsung had acquired the stake of Sony in S-LCD.


  • North Korea
    Monday Dec 26, 2011

    Kim Jong-un

    Chairman of the Central Military Commission and Supreme leader of the country

    North Korea
    Monday Dec 26, 2011

    On 26 December 2011, the leading North Korean newspaper reported that Kim Jong-un had been acting as chairman of the Central Military Commission, and supreme leader of the country, following his father's demise.


  • North Korea
    Thursday Dec 29, 2011

    Kim Jong-un

    Declared Supreme Commander of the Korean People's Army

    North Korea
    Thursday Dec 29, 2011

    He was publicly declared Supreme Commander of the Korean People's Army on 24 December 2011 and formally appointed to the position on 30 December 2011 when the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party "courteously proclaimed that the dear respected Kim Jong Un, vice-chairman of the Central Military Commission of the WPK, assumed the supreme commandership of the Korean People's Army".


  • Barcelona, Spain
    Friday Dec 30, 2011

    Johan Cruyff

    A Friendly game against Tunisia

    Barcelona, Spain
    Friday Dec 30, 2011

    On 30 December 2011, Catalonia played Tunisia in a goalless draw at the Lluís Companys.


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