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  • Italy
    Saturday Jan 6, 2018

    Ciro Immobile

    Super hat-trick

    Italy
    Saturday Jan 6, 2018

    On 6 January 2018, Immobile scored four goals in the first half away to SPAL, the first Lazio player to score multiple hat-tricks in a season in 16 years; Lazio eventually won the match 5–2.




  • Menlo Park, California, U.S.
    Thursday Jan 11, 2018

    Facebook, Inc.

    Facebook announced That It Would Change News Feed To Prioritize Friends/Family Content

    Menlo Park, California, U.S.
    Thursday Jan 11, 2018

    On January 11, 2018, Facebook announced that it would change the News Feed to prioritize friends/family content and de-emphasize content from media companies.




  • Brazil
    Tuesday Jan 16, 2018

    Ronaldinho

    Retirement

    Brazil
    Tuesday Jan 16, 2018

    On 16 January 2018, Ronaldinho confirmed his retirement from football.




  • Tokyo, Japan
    Friday Jan 19, 2018

    Nokia

    Nokia signed a deal with NTT Docomo

    Tokyo, Japan
    Friday Jan 19, 2018

    On 19 January 2018, Nokia signed a deal with NTT Docomo, Japan's largest mobile operator, to provide 5G wireless radio base stations in the country by 2020.




  • Liberia
    Monday Jan 22, 2018

    George Weah

    The President of Liberia

    Liberia
    Monday Jan 22, 2018

    Weah was sworn in as president on 22 January 2018, making him the 4th youngest serving president in Africa, marking Liberia's first democratic transition in 74 years.




  • Seattle, Washington, U.S.
    Monday Jan 22, 2018

    Amazon

    Amazon Go was opened

    Seattle, Washington, U.S.
    Monday Jan 22, 2018

    On January 22, 2018, Amazon Go, a store that uses cameras and sensors to detect items that a shopper grabs off shelves and automatically charges a shopper's Amazon account, was opened to the general public in Seattle.




  • U.S.
    Monday Jan 22, 2018

    Netflix

    The largest digital media company

    U.S.
    Monday Jan 22, 2018

    On January 22, 2018, the company crossed $100 billion in market capitalization, becoming the largest digital media and entertainment company in the world, bigger than every traditional media company except for AT&T, Comcast and Disney and the 59th largest publicly traded company in the US S&P 500 Index.


  • Brazil
    Thursday Jan 25, 2018

    Lula da Silva

    2 more years in prison

    Brazil
    Thursday Jan 25, 2018

    On 25 January 2018, the Appeal Court of Porto Alegre found Lula guilty of corruption and money laundering and sentenced him to 12 years of prison, for one of the nine law processes, as the other eight are still in course.


  • Älmhult, Småland, Sweden
    Saturday Jan 27, 2018

    IKEA

    Founder's Death

    Älmhult, Småland, Sweden
    Saturday Jan 27, 2018

    Founder Ingvar Kamprad died on 27 January 2018.


  • Monrovia, Liberia
    Monday Jan 29, 2018

    George Weah

    His First Annual Message To The National Legislature

    Monrovia, Liberia
    Monday Jan 29, 2018

    On 29 January 2018, in his first annual message to the national legislature, he reduced his salary and other benefits by 25% with immediate effect. "With the assessment that I gave you earlier of the poor condition of our economy, I believe that it is appropriate that we should all make sacrifices in the interest of our country. According to Article 60 of the Constitution, the salaries of the President and the Vice President are established by the Legislature, and cannot be increased or reduced during the period for which they are elected. However, in view of the very rapidly deteriorating situation of the economy, I am informing you today, with immediate effect, that I will reduce my salary and benefits by 25% and give the proceeds back to the Consolidated Fund for allocation and appropriation as they see fit."


  • Espoo, Finland
    Monday Jan 29, 2018

    Nokia

    Nokia introduced the ReefShark line of 5G Chipsets

    Espoo, Finland
    Monday Jan 29, 2018

    On 29 January 2018, Nokia introduced the ReefShark line of 5G chipsets, claiming that it triples bandwidth to 84 Gbit/s. It will be released by Q3 2018. It also incorporates artificial intelligence technologies from Bell Labs.


  • Japan
    Wednesday Jan 31, 2018

    Xerox

    Xerox announced that Fujifilm had agreed to acquire a 50.1% controlling stake in the company for US$6.1 billion

    Japan
    Wednesday Jan 31, 2018

    On January 31, 2018, Xerox announced that Fujifilm had agreed to acquire a 50.1% controlling stake in the company for US$6.1 billion, which was to be combined into their existing joint venture Fuji Xerox (having a value of $18 billion post-acquisition).


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