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  • Shan State, Myanmar
    Saturday Feb 1, 2014

    Conflict in Myanmar

    One of the largest Shan insurgent groups

    Shan State, Myanmar
    Saturday Feb 1, 2014

    One of the largest Shan insurgent groups in Myanmar is the Shan State Army - South (SSA-S), which has around 6,000 to 8,000 soldiers, and was led by Yawd Serk until his resignation on 2 February 2014.




  • Menlo Park, California, U.S.
    Monday Feb 3, 2014

    Facebook, Inc.

    The Company Celebrated Its 10th anniversary

    Menlo Park, California, U.S.
    Monday Feb 3, 2014

    The company celebrated its 10th anniversary during the week of February 3, 2014.




  • Tokyo, Japan
    Tuesday Feb 4, 2014

    Sony Corporation

    Sony announced Selling VAIO PC business

    Tokyo, Japan
    Tuesday Feb 4, 2014

    On 4 February 2014, Sony announced that it would sell its VAIO PC business due to poor sales and Japanese company Japan Industrial Partners (JIP) will purchase the VAIO brand, with the deal finalized by the end of March 2014. Sony maintains a minority stake in the new, independent company.




  • Washington, U.S.
    Tuesday Feb 4, 2014

    Bill Gates

    A new Chairman

    Washington, U.S.
    Tuesday Feb 4, 2014

    On February 4, 2014, Gates stepped down as chairman of Microsoft to become Technology Advisor alongside new CEO Satya Nadella.




  • Redmond, Washington, U.S.
    Tuesday Feb 4, 2014

    Microsoft

    Steve Ballmer Stepped down as CEO of Microsoft

    Redmond, Washington, U.S.
    Tuesday Feb 4, 2014

    On February 4, 2014, Steve Ballmer stepped down as CEO of Microsoft and was succeeded by Satya Nadella, who previously led Microsoft's Cloud and Enterprise division.




  • London, United Kingdom
    Wednesday Feb 19, 2014

    Ellie Goulding

    Winning Brit award

    London, United Kingdom
    Wednesday Feb 19, 2014

    On 19 February, Goulding won Best British Female Solo Artist at the 2014 Brit Awards.




  • Crimea
    Thursday Feb 20, 2014

    NATO Establishment

    The Russian Intervention In Crimea

    Crimea
    Thursday Feb 20, 2014

    The Russian intervention in Crimea in 2014 led to strong condemnation by NATO nations and the creation of a new "spearhead" force of 5,000 troops at bases in Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia, Poland, Romania, and Bulgaria.


  • Singapore
    Thursday Feb 20, 2014

    Xiaomi

    Singapore release

    Singapore
    Thursday Feb 20, 2014

    On 21 February 2014 Xiaomi's Redmi and Mi 3 phones were released in Singapore. The Xiaomi Mi 3 batches were sold out within 2 minutes of the opening day sale in Singapore.


  • Istanbul, Turkey
    Wednesday Feb 26, 2014

    Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

    Erdoğan Deny The Conversation In The Records

    Istanbul, Turkey
    Wednesday Feb 26, 2014

    On 26 February 2014, Erdoğan acknowledged that his telephone had been tapped, but denied that the conversation was real, instead calling it an "immoral montage" that had been "dubbed" by combining other conversations. An analysis by Joshua Marpet of the United States, published by McClatchy, concluded that the recordings were "probably real", and if not, the fabrication was done with a sophistication he had not previously seen.


  • Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S.
    Thursday Feb 27, 2014

    Michael Jordan

    Bought the team

    Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S.
    Thursday Feb 27, 2014

    On February 27, the Bobcats announced that Johnson (Bobcats largest shareholder) had reached an agreement with Jordan and his group, MJ Basketball Holdings, to buy the team pending NBA approval.


  • Japan
    Friday Feb 28, 2014

    Sony Corporation

    P5, Inc.

    Japan
    Friday Feb 28, 2014

    On 28 February 2014, Sony, M3 and Illumina established a joint venture called P5, Inc. to provide a genome analysis service for research institutions and enterprises in Japan.


  • Croatia
    Friday Feb 28, 2014

    Garry Kasparov

    A Croatian passport holder

    Croatia
    Friday Feb 28, 2014

    On 28 February 2014, his application for naturalization was approved, and he is now a Croatian passport holder.


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