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  • U.S.
    Saturday Jul 1, 2017

    Jeff Bezos

    Wealth

    U.S.
    Saturday Jul 1, 2017

    In July 2017 Bezos briefly unseated Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates as the wealthiest person in the world.




  • Oslo, Norway
    Tuesday Jul 4, 2017

    Harald V

    The 80th Birthday Gift To His Wife

    Oslo, Norway
    Tuesday Jul 4, 2017

    When the King and Queen turned 80 years in 2017, the King decided to open the former royal stables to the public as a gift to his wife, the Queen. The new venue was named The Queen Sonja Art Stable and is the first institution owned by the royal family which is permanently open to the public.




  • Beijing, China
    Wednesday Jul 5, 2017

    Nokia

    Nokia and Xiaomi have signed a business collaboration agreement and a Multi-year patent agreement

    Beijing, China
    Wednesday Jul 5, 2017

    On 5 July 2017, Nokia and Xiaomi announced that they have signed a business collaboration agreement and a multi-year patent agreement, including a cross license to each company's cellular standard essential patents. 5GTF




  • Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Thursday Jul 6, 2017

    Stan Lee

    His wife's death

    Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Thursday Jul 6, 2017

    On July 6, 2017, his wife of 69 years, Joan, died of complications from a stroke. She was 95 years old.




  • U.S.
    Friday Jul 7, 2017

    Marvel Studios

    Spider-Man: Homecoming

    U.S.
    Friday Jul 7, 2017

    In February 2015, it was announced that Disney and Sony Pictures will collaborate on the next Spider-Man films, the first of which, Spider-Man: Homecoming, was released on July 7, 2017. Former Sony executive Amy Pascal will co-produce the films with Kevin Feige. The film rights to Spider-Man will still remain with Sony. Marvel Studios will also explore opportunities to integrate other characters of MCU into future Spider-Man films.




  • Brazil
    Wednesday Jul 12, 2017

    Lula da Silva

    A Sentence of nine and a half years in prison

    Brazil
    Wednesday Jul 12, 2017

    On 12 July 2017, he received a sentence of nine and a half years in prison.




  • China
    Friday Jul 14, 2017

    Hong Kong independence

    The four legislators were unseated by the court

    China
    Friday Jul 14, 2017

    After the disqualification of the two legislators, the government launched the second wave of legal challenge against four more pro-democracy legislators who used the oath-taking ceremony, including Demosistō's Nathan Law as well as Lau Siu-lai, who ran their campaigns with the "self-determination" slogan. On 14 July 2017, the four legislators were unseated by the court.


  • U.S. and Worldwide
    Saturday Jul 15, 2017

    Bitcoin

    The controversial Segregated Witness [SegWit] software upgrade was approved ("locked in")

    U.S. and Worldwide
    Saturday Jul 15, 2017

    On 15 July 2017, the controversial Segregated Witness [SegWit] software upgrade was approved ("locked in"). Segwit was intended to support the Lightning Network as well as improve scalability.


  • Rome, Italy
    Monday Jul 17, 2017

    Francesco Totti

    Announced that he had accepted an offer from his former team Roma to become a club director

    Rome, Italy
    Monday Jul 17, 2017

    On 17 July 2017, Totti confirmed his retirement from professional football and announced that he had accepted an offer from his former team Roma to become a club director.


  • U.S. and Worldwide
    Friday Jul 21, 2017

    Bitcoin

    Bitcoin was trading at $2,748

    U.S. and Worldwide
    Friday Jul 21, 2017

    On 21 July 2017, bitcoin was trading at $2,748, up 52% from 14 July 2017's $1,835.


  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Jul 26, 2017

    Donald Trump

    Bona Fide

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Jul 26, 2017

    On June 26, 2017, the Supreme Court ruled that the ban could be enforced on visitors who lack a "credible claim of a bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the United States".


  • Palo Alto, California, U.S.
    Friday Jul 28, 2017

    Tesla, Inc.

    Delivering The First 30 Units of The Model 3

    Palo Alto, California, U.S.
    Friday Jul 28, 2017

    The first 30 units were delivered at a special event on July 28, 2017.


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