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  • U.S.
    Thursday Jan 6, 2011

    Apple Inc.

    Mac App Store

    U.S.
    Thursday Jan 6, 2011

    On January 6, 2011, the company opened its Mac App Store, a digital software distribution platform similar to the iOS App Store.




  • U.S.
    Thursday Jan 6, 2011

    DC Comics

    DC announced that it would end all ongoing series set in the DC Universe in August and relaunch its comic line

    U.S.
    Thursday Jan 6, 2011

    On June 1, 2011, DC announced that it would end all ongoing series set in the DC Universe in August and relaunch its comic line with 52 issue #1s, starting with Justice League on August 31 (written by Geoff Johns and drawn by Jim Lee), with the rest to follow later on in September.




  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Sunday Jan 9, 2011

    Amazon

    Amazon acquires Lovefilm

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Sunday Jan 9, 2011

    Amazon acquires Lovefilm, a DVD rental service known as the Netflix of Europe.




  • Zürich, Switzerland
    Monday Jan 10, 2011

    Lionel Messi

    2010 FIFA Ballon d'Or

    Zürich, Switzerland
    Monday Jan 10, 2011

    La Masia, the FC Barcelona academy, achieved a record-breaking honor in becoming the first youth academy ever to have all three finalists for the Ballon d'Or in one same year, with Lionel Messi, Andrés Iniesta and Xavi. Messi won the award, his second consecutive Ballon d'Or victory.




  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Tuesday Jan 11, 2011

    Ronaldinho

    Flamengo

    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Tuesday Jan 11, 2011

    After being heavily linked with a move back to his childhood club Grêmio, Ronaldinho joined Flamengo on 11 January 2011 with a contract ending in 2014.




  • Tokyo, Japan
    Tuesday Jan 11, 2011

    PlayStation

    The "PlayStation App."

    Tokyo, Japan
    Tuesday Jan 11, 2011

    The PlayStation App is an application that was released on January 11, 2011 in several European countries for iOS (version 4 and above) and for Android (version 1.6 and above), and has been installed more than 3.6 million times as of March 2, 2014.




  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Tuesday Jan 11, 2011

    Facebook, Inc.

    The Farm Bureau Disclosed $8.5 Million In "Domain Sales Income"

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Tuesday Jan 11, 2011

    On January 11, 2011, the Farm Bureau disclosed $8.5 million in "domain sales income", making the acquisition of FB.com one of the ten highest domain sales in history.


  • Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Tuesday Jan 11, 2011

    Muhammad Yunus

    Reviewing Grameen Bank Activities

    Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Tuesday Jan 11, 2011

    The Government announced a review of Grameen Bank activities on 11 January 2011, which is ongoing.


  • Iran
    Monday Jan 24, 2011

    Qasem Soleimani

    Major General

    Iran
    Monday Jan 24, 2011

    On 24 January 2011, Soleimani was promoted to Major General by Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei.


  • Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Thursday Jan 27, 2011

    Muhammad Yunus

    Yunus appeared In Court In a Food-adulteration Case

    Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Thursday Jan 27, 2011

    On 27 January 2011, Yunus appeared in court in a food-adulteration case filed by the Dhaka City Corporation (DCC) Food Safety Court, accusing him of producing an "adulterated" yogurt whose fat content was below the legal minimum. According to Yunus's lawyer, the allegations are "false and baseless". At the request of Yunus's lawyers, pointing procedural irregularities and errors, this case is now considered by the High Court.


  • Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
    Sunday Jan 30, 2011

    Kobe Bryant

    Youngest to score 27,000 points

    Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
    Sunday Jan 30, 2011

    On January 30 against the Celtics, he became the youngest player to score 27,000 points.


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