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  • U.S.
    Friday Jan 1, 2010

    Bank of America

    Brian Moynihan became President

    U.S.
    Friday Jan 1, 2010

    Ken Lewis, who had lost the title of Chairman of the Board, announced that he would retire as CEO effective December 31, 2009, in part due to controversy and legal investigations concerning the purchase of Merrill Lynch. Brian Moynihan became President and CEO effective January 1, 2010, and afterward, credit card charge offs and delinquencies declined in January. Bank of America also repaid the $45 billion it had received from the Troubled Assets Relief Program.




  • Radio City Music Hall, New York, U.S.
    Wednesday Jan 6, 2010

    Aaron Hernandez

    Deciding to enter the draft

    Radio City Music Hall, New York, U.S.
    Wednesday Jan 6, 2010

    On January 6, 2010, Hernandez announced his decision to forgo his remaining eligibility and enter the 2010 NFL Draft. He attended the NFL Scouting Combine but was unable to perform any physical drills after tearing a muscle in his back during the offseason. On March 17, 2010, Hernandez participated at Florida's pro day and performed all of the combine drills. His time in the 40-yard dash would have ranked fourth among all tight ends at the NFL Combine. Hernandez also performed 30 repetitions of 225 pounds on the bench press and would have been the top performance of all tight ends, surpassing Dennis Pitta's top performance of 27 repetitions.




  • World
    Friday Jan 22, 2010

    Internet

    First Internet link into low earth orbit

    World
    Friday Jan 22, 2010

    The first Internet link into low earth orbit was established on January 22, 2010 when astronaut T. J. Creamer posted the first unassisted update to his Twitter account from the International Space Station, marking the extension of the Internet into space.




  • U.S.
    Wednesday Jan 27, 2010

    Apple Inc.

    iPad

    U.S.
    Wednesday Jan 27, 2010

    After years of speculation and multiple rumored "leaks", Apple unveiled a large screen, tablet-like media device known as the iPad on January 27, 2010.




  • California, U.S.
    Wednesday Jan 27, 2010

    Java (programming language)

    Oracle

    California, U.S.
    Wednesday Jan 27, 2010

    On 27 January 2010, Oracle acquired Sun Microsystems, becoming the owner of the official implementation of the Java SE platform.




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