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  • San Francisco, California, U.S.
    Friday Dec 5, 2014

    Uber

    Uber confirms it has raised $1.2 billion at a $40 billion pre-money valuation in a Series E

    San Francisco, California, U.S.
    Friday Dec 5, 2014

    Uber confirms it has raised $1.2 billion at a $40 billion pre-money valuation in a Series E round. Key investors include Qatar Investment Authority, Valiant Capital Partners, Lone Pine Capital, New Enterprise Associates, and SherpaVentures.




  • Menlo Park, California, U.S.
    Monday Dec 8, 2014

    Facebook, Inc.

    Zuckerberg Hosted Visiting Chinese Politician Lu Wei

    Menlo Park, California, U.S.
    Monday Dec 8, 2014

    Zuckerberg hosted visiting Chinese politician Lu Wei, known as the "Internet czar" for his influence in China's online policy, on the 8th of December.




  • Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Tuesday Dec 9, 2014

    Uber

    Uber expands UberFRESH in some parts of the Los Angeles area

    Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Tuesday Dec 9, 2014

    Uber expands UberFRESH in some parts of the Los Angeles area to include dinner delivery during weekdays.




  • Delhi, India
    Tuesday Dec 9, 2014

    Uber

    Uber driver in Delhi allegedly rapes a passenger

    Delhi, India
    Tuesday Dec 9, 2014

    An Uber driver in Delhi allegedly rapes a passenger when driving her home late at night.




  • Oslo, Norway
    Thursday Dec 11, 2014

    Nobel Prize

    Youngest Laureat

    Oslo, Norway
    Thursday Dec 11, 2014

    Youngest person ever to receive a Nobel Prize was Malala Yousafzai; at the age of 17, received Nobel Peace Prize (2014).




  • Minnesota, U.S.
    Sunday Dec 14, 2014

    Kobe Bryant

    NBA's third all-time leading scorer

    Minnesota, U.S.
    Sunday Dec 14, 2014

    On December 14, Bryant became the NBA's third all-time leading scorer, passing Jordan (32,292) in a 100–94 win against Minnesota.




  • Meta, Colombia
    Monday Dec 15, 2014

    Colombian conflict

    The Colombian Air Force Airstrikes In Meta

    Meta, Colombia
    Monday Dec 15, 2014

    On 15 December 2014, 9 FARC guerrillas were killed in the aftermath airstrikes conducted by the Colombian air force in the Meta province.


  • India
    Tuesday Dec 16, 2014

    OnePlus

    Lawsuit by Micromax

    India
    Tuesday Dec 16, 2014

    On 16 December 2014, The Supreme Court of India and Delhi High Court banned the import and sale of OnePlus One phones following a lawsuit by Micromax alleging it has exclusivity for shipping phones with Cyanogen OS software in India.


  • Beijing, China
    Wednesday Dec 17, 2014

    Uber

    Chinese search technology company Baidu announces a $600 million strategic investment in Uber

    Beijing, China
    Wednesday Dec 17, 2014

    Chinese search technology company Baidu announces a $600 million strategic investment in Uber, also classified as a continuation of the Series E round, thereby bringing the Series E total to $1.8 billion.


  • Liberia
    Saturday Dec 20, 2014

    George Weah

    The First Liberian International Athlete Elected To Represent a County In The Legislature

    Liberia
    Saturday Dec 20, 2014

    In 2014, he ran for election to the Senate as a Congress for Democratic Change candidate in Montserrado County. He was overwhelmingly elected to the Liberian Senate on 20 December 2014. Weah defeated Robert Sirleaf, the son of President Sirleaf, becoming the first Liberian international athlete elected to represent a county in the Legislature. He won a landslide victory, receiving 99,226 votes, which represented 78.0% of the total votes from the 141 polling centers.


  • India
    Sunday Dec 21, 2014

    OnePlus

    Ban lifted

    India
    Sunday Dec 21, 2014

    On 21 December 2014, the ban was lifted. The device continues to be shipped with Cyanogen OS; however, a customized version of Android specially designed by OnePlus and named OxygenOS has been released, allowing later OnePlus devices to be sold in India.


  • Tokyo, Japan
    Thursday Dec 25, 2014

    PlayStation Network

    Denial-of-service attack

    Tokyo, Japan
    Thursday Dec 25, 2014

    On December 25, 2014, PlayStation Network and Xbox Live suffered network disruption after a denial-of-service attack.


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