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  • Jeffersontown, Kentucky, U.S.
    Monday Feb 4, 2019

    Papa John's Pizza

    Announcing The investements of Starboard Value in Papa's Johnes

    Jeffersontown, Kentucky, U.S.
    Monday Feb 4, 2019

    On February 4, 2019, it was announced that the activist hedge fund Starboard Value, which had played a large role in turning around the troubled Olive Garden restaurant chain, would be investing $200 million into Papa John's Pizza and that Starboard could possibly invest an additional $50 million by March 29, 2019.




  • Xindian, New Taipei, Taiwan
    Tuesday Feb 5, 2019

    HTC

    Crytophone

    Xindian, New Taipei, Taiwan
    Tuesday Feb 5, 2019

    On 5 February 2019 HTC released its first "Crytophone", focused on providing universal finance through Bitcoin and creating a portal towards realizing a truly decentralized web.




  • Saskatoon, Canada
    Saturday Feb 9, 2019

    Uber

    Uber further expands its operations in Canada

    Saskatoon, Canada
    Saturday Feb 9, 2019

    Uber further expands its operations in Canada by launching in Saskatoon.




  • Christmas Island
    Wednesday Feb 13, 2019

    Christmas Island

    Re-opening The Christmas Island Immigration Reception and Processing Centre Centre

    Christmas Island
    Wednesday Feb 13, 2019

    On 13 February 2019 the Morrison government announced it would re-open the Christmas Island Immigration Reception and Processing Centre centre, after Australia's parliament passed legislation giving sick asylum seekers easier access to mainland hospitals.




  • U.S.
    Thursday Feb 14, 2019

    Apple Inc.

    DataTiger

    U.S.
    Thursday Feb 14, 2019

    On February 14, 2019, Apple acquired DataTiger for its digital marketing technology.




  • Arlington, Virginia, U.S.
    Thursday Feb 14, 2019

    Amazon

    Amazon would focus solely on Arlington location

    Arlington, Virginia, U.S.
    Thursday Feb 14, 2019

    On February 14, 2019, Amazon announced it was not moving forward with plans to build HQ2 in Queens but would instead focus solely on the Arlington location. The company plans to locate at least 25,000 employees at HQ2 by 2030 and will invest more than US$2.5 billion to establish its new headquarters in Crystal City as well as neighboring Pentagon City and Potomac Yard, an area jointly marketed as "National Landing." The announcement also created a new partnership with Virginia Tech to develop a revolutionary Innovation Campus to fill demand for high-tech talent in National Landing and beyond.




  • U.S.
    Friday Feb 15, 2019

    Nancy Pelosi

    President Trump declared a national emergency in order to bypass the United States Congress

    U.S.
    Friday Feb 15, 2019

    On February 15, 2019, President Trump declared a national emergency in order to bypass the United States Congress, after being unsatisfied with a bipartisan border bill which had passed the House of Representatives and the Senate a day before.


  • California, United States
    Tuesday Feb 19, 2019

    Elon Musk

    The Agreement

    California, United States
    Tuesday Feb 19, 2019

    On 19 February 2019, Musk stated in a tweet that Tesla would build half a million cars in 2019. The SEC reacted to Musk's tweet by filing in court, initially asking the court to hold him in contempt for violating the terms of a settlement agreement with such a tweet, which was disputed by Musk. This was eventually settled by a joint agreement between Musk and the SEC clarifying the previous agreement details, in which agreement included a list of topics that Musk would need preclearance before tweeting about.


  • Redmond, Washington, U.S.
    Wednesday Feb 20, 2019

    Microsoft

    AccountGuard

    Redmond, Washington, U.S.
    Wednesday Feb 20, 2019

    February 20, 2019 Microsoft Corp said it will offer its cyber security service AccountGuard to 12 new markets in Europe including Germany, France and Spain, to close security gaps and protect customers in political space from hacking.


  • United Kingdom
    Sunday Feb 24, 2019

    Brexit

    Prime Minister May announced that the next vote on the withdrawal agreement

    United Kingdom
    Sunday Feb 24, 2019

    On 24 February, Prime Minister May announced that the next vote on the withdrawal agreement would be on 12 March 2019, 17 days away from Brexit.


  • Hanoi, Vietnam
    Tuesday Feb 26, 2019

    Donald Trump

    Second Summit

    Hanoi, Vietnam
    Tuesday Feb 26, 2019

    A second summit (Trump and Kim) took place in February 2019, in Hanoi, Vietnam. It ended abruptly without an agreement, both sides blaming each other and offering differing accounts of the negotiations.


  • Palo Alto, California, U.S.
    Thursday Feb 28, 2019

    Tesla, Inc.

    Standard Range base model

    Palo Alto, California, U.S.
    Thursday Feb 28, 2019

    On February 28, 2019, Tesla announced that they would begin to roll out the Standard Range base model starting at $35,000.


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