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  • Palo Alto, California, U.S.
    Thursday Mar 5, 2020

    Xerox

    HP revealed that its board of directors has unanimously declined Xerox's $24 a share cash-and-stock offer

    Palo Alto, California, U.S.
    Thursday Mar 5, 2020

    On March 5, HP revealed that its board of directors has unanimously declined Xerox's $24 a share cash-and-stock offer.




  • U.S.
    Wednesday Mar 11, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    American travel suspension

    U.S.
    Wednesday Mar 11, 2020

    On 11 March, President Donald Trump announced the suspension of most travel from Europe (excluding the United Kingdom) for 30 days, beginning on 13 March. He also said that health insurance companies agreed to waive all co-payments for coronavirus treatments and extend insurance coverage to cover coronavirus treatments. The Department of Homeland Security clarified that the travel suspension only applied to the Schengen Area; it does not apply to European countries that are not members of the Schengen Agreement, such as the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, Croatia, Albania, or Belarus. Furthermore, the travel ban does not apply to US citizens or permanent residents, or their family members or those traveling on certain types of visas.




  • New Jersey, U.S.
    Wednesday Mar 11, 2020

    Bitcoin

    281,000 bitcoins were sold by owners who held them for only thirty days

    New Jersey, U.S.
    Wednesday Mar 11, 2020

    According to CoinMetrics and Forbes, on 11 March, 281,000 bitcoins were sold by owners who held them for only thirty days. This compared to 4,131 bitcoins that had laid dormant for a year or more indicating that the vast majority of the bitcoin volatility on that day was from recent buyers.




  • U.S.
    Friday Mar 13, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    American national emergency

    U.S.
    Friday Mar 13, 2020

    On 13 March, U.S. President Trump declared a national emergency due to the virus outbreak. The action made federal funds available to respond to the crisis. Per media reports on 15 March, many businesses closed or reduced hours throughout the U.S. as a method to try to combat the virus.




  • Palo Alto, California, U.S.
    Friday Mar 13, 2020

    Xerox

    Xerox revealed that they are putting their campaign to acquire HP on hold by postponing additional presentations, interviews with the press, and meetings with HP shareholders

    Palo Alto, California, U.S.
    Friday Mar 13, 2020

    On March 13, Xerox revealed that they are putting their campaign to acquire HP on hold by postponing additional presentations, interviews with the press, and meetings with HP shareholders. Xerox Vice Chairman and Chief Executive John Visentin cited the COVID-19 pandemic as the main reason and said, "In light of the escalating Covid-19 pandemic, Xerox needs to prioritize health and safety of its employees, customers, partners and affiliates over and above all considerations, including its proposal to acquire HP".




  • U.S.
    Saturday Mar 14, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    Adding United Kingdom and Ireland to American suspension

    U.S.
    Saturday Mar 14, 2020

    On 14 March, President Trump expanded the travel ban on Europe to include the United Kingdom and Ireland. In addition, a representative of the insurance industry clarified that, contrary to the president's statement, major health insurers had only agreed to waive co-payments for coronavirus testing, and not for coronavirus treatment, which is far more costly.




  • California, U.S.
    Tuesday Mar 17, 2020

    Java (programming language)

    Java 14

    California, U.S.
    Tuesday Mar 17, 2020

    On 17 March 2020, Java 14, the latest version of Java, was released.


  • U.S.
    Wednesday Mar 18, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    All American states infected

    U.S.
    Wednesday Mar 18, 2020

    As of 18 March 2020, the epidemic was reported to be present in all states, plus the District of Columbia. The number of confirmed cases in the U.S. rose to 9,486, with 157 deaths.


  • The Pentagon, Virginia, U.S.
    Thursday Mar 19, 2020

    Sojourner Truth

    USNS Sojourner Truth (T-AO 210)

    The Pentagon, Virginia, U.S.
    Thursday Mar 19, 2020

    On September 19, 2018, the U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced the name of the last ship of a six unit construction contract as USNS Sojourner Truth (T-AO 210).


  • New York, U.S.
    Monday Mar 23, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    New York cases

    New York, U.S.
    Monday Mar 23, 2020

    On 23 March, it was reported that New York City had 10,700 cases of the coronavirus, an amount that is greater than the country of South Korea.


  • U.S.
    Thursday Mar 26, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    U.S. numbers

    U.S.
    Thursday Mar 26, 2020

    As of 26 March 2020, the epidemic was present in all 50 states, plus the District of Columbia. The number of confirmed cases in the US rose to 85,377 with 1,295 deaths.


  • U.S.
    Tuesday Mar 31, 2020

    Xerox

    Xerox abolished its $24 a share offer

    U.S.
    Tuesday Mar 31, 2020

    On March 31, 2020, Xerox abolished its $24 a share offer.


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