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  • Austin, Texas, U.S.
    Monday May 9, 2016

    Uber

    Uber and Lyft cease operations in Austin

    Austin, Texas, U.S.
    Monday May 9, 2016

    On May 9, Uber and Lyft cease operations in Austin, Texas. This is in response to a city ordinance upheld by Austin voters on May 7 that would require drivers for Uber, Lyft, and other transportation network companies to get fingerprint checks, to have their vehicles labeled, and to not pick up and drop off in certain city lanes.




  • Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Monday May 9, 2016

    Xiaomi

    Mi Max launch

    Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Monday May 9, 2016

    On 10 May 2016, Xiaomi launched the Mi Max.




  • Beijing, China
    Thursday May 12, 2016

    Apple Inc.

    Investing in DiDi

    Beijing, China
    Thursday May 12, 2016

    On May 12, 2016, Apple Inc., invested $1 billion in DiDi, a Chinese transportation network company.




  • U.S.
    Tuesday May 17, 2016

    DC Comics

    The new logo

    U.S.
    Tuesday May 17, 2016

    DC Entertainment announced a new identity and logo for another iconic DC Comics universe brand on May 17, 2016. The new logo was first used on May 25, 2016, in conjunction with the release of DC Universe: Rebirth Special #1 by Geoff Johns.




  • Espoo, Finland
    Wednesday May 18, 2016

    Nokia

    Microsoft Mobile sold its Nokia-branded feature phone business to HMD Global

    Espoo, Finland
    Wednesday May 18, 2016

    On 18 May 2016, Microsoft Mobile sold its Nokia-branded feature phone business to HMD Global, a new company founded by former Nokia executive Jean-Francois Baril, and an associated factory in Vietnam to Foxconn's FIH Mobile subsidiary. Nokia subsequently entered into a long-term licensing deal to make HMD the exclusive manufacturer of Nokia-branded phones and tablets outside Japan, operating in conjunction with Foxconn. The deal also granted HMD the right to essential patents and featurephone software.




  • Japan
    Thursday May 19, 2016

    Hachikō

    The Reunion

    Japan
    Thursday May 19, 2016

    On 19 May 2016 during the ceremony at the Aoyama Cemetery with both Ueno and Sakano families in present, some of the ashes of Yaeko Sakano were buried with Ueno and Hachikō, her name and the date of her death was inscribed on the side of his tombstone, thus fulfilling the reunion of Hachikō's family.




  • U.S.
    Monday May 23, 2016

    Chumlee

    Chumlee was charged with 20 felony counts

    U.S.
    Monday May 23, 2016

    On May 23, 2016, Chumlee was charged with 20 felony counts, including drug and weapons charges. David Chesnoff, Russell's lawyer, confirmed that the reality TV star pled guilty to a felony weapons charge (unlawful possession of a firearm) and a gross misdemeanor of attempted drug possession in a deal which calls for three years of probation and counseling.


  • New York City, New York, U.S.
    Monday May 23, 2016

    Bank of America

    Intentional breach of contract

    New York City, New York, U.S.
    Monday May 23, 2016

    On May 23, 2016, the Second U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the finding of fact by the jury that low-quality mortgages were supplied by Countrywide to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in the "Hustle" case supported only "intentional breach of contract", not a fraud. The action, for civil fraud, relied on provisions of the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act. The decision turned on lack of intent to defraud at the time the contract to supply mortgages was made.


  • Milan, Italy
    Thursday May 26, 2016

    Zinedine Zidane

    The 2016 UEFA Champions League

    Milan, Italy
    Thursday May 26, 2016

    The 2016 UEFA Champions League Final was the final match of the 2015–16 UEFA Champions League, the 61st season of Europe's premier club football tournament organised by UEFA, and the 24th season since it was renamed from the European Champion Clubs' Cup to the UEFA Champions League. It was played at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy, on 28 May 2016, between Spanish teams Real Madrid and Atlético Madrid, in a repeat of the 2014 final. It was the second time in the tournament's history that both finalists were from the same city. Real Madrid won 5–3 on a penalty shoot-out after a 1–1 draw at the end of extra time, securing a record-extending 11th title in the competition.


  • Cambridge, Massachusetts , U.S.
    Thursday May 26, 2016

    Steven Spielberg

    Honorary Doctor

    Cambridge, Massachusetts , U.S.
    Thursday May 26, 2016

    On May 26, 2016, Spielberg was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Arts by Harvard University.


  • Spain
    Thursday May 26, 2016

    Rafael Nadal

    Eighth male player in tennis history to record 200 Grand Slam match wins

    Spain
    Thursday May 26, 2016

    On 26 May, he became the eighth male player in tennis history to record 200 Grand Slam match wins, as he defeated Facundo Bagnis in straight sets in the second round of the Slam.


  • California, U.S.
    Thursday May 26, 2016

    Java (programming language)

    In Favor of Google

    California, U.S.
    Thursday May 26, 2016

    On May 26, 2016, the district court decided in favor of Google, ruling the copyright infringement of the Java API in Android constitutes fair use.


  • San Siro, Milan, Italy
    Saturday May 28, 2016

    Cristiano Ronaldo

    2016 UEFA Champions League Final

    San Siro, Milan, Italy
    Saturday May 28, 2016

    It was played at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy, on 28 May 2016, between Spanish teams Real Madrid and Atlético Madrid, in a repeat of the 2014 final. It was 3rd Champions League title awarded by Cristiano Ronaldo.


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