Historydraft LogoHistorydraft Logo HistorydraftbetaHistorydraft Logo Historydraftbeta

  • U.S.
    Tuesday May 1, 2018

    Xerox

    Resign as part of a deal

    U.S.
    Tuesday May 1, 2018

    On May 1, 2018, it was announced that Chairman Robert Keegan and CEO Jeff Jacobson and four other directors would resign as part of a deal with investors Carl Icahn and Darwin Deason, who had mounted a proxy fight to oppose the Fujifilm deal. On May 4, Xerox backed away from the deal after stipulations about ceasing litigation were not met.




  • California, U.S.
    Monday May 7, 2018

    Nokia

    Nokia announced that it has acquired SpaceTime Insight

    California, U.S.
    Monday May 7, 2018

    On 7 May 2018, Nokia announced that it has acquired a California-based IoT startup, SpaceTime Insight.




  • United States
    Monday May 7, 2018

    Elon Musk

    Musk and Grimes

    United States
    Monday May 7, 2018

    On 7 May 2018, Musk and Canadian musician Grimes revealed that they had begun dating.




  • U.S.
    Sunday May 13, 2018

    Xerox

    New deal was reached that additionally canceled the Fujifilm transaction

    U.S.
    Sunday May 13, 2018

    Icahn and Deason responded with an open letter to shareholders blaming the board and management. On May 13 a new deal was reached that additionally canceled the Fujifilm transaction.




  • San Bruno, California, U.S.
    Thursday May 17, 2018

    YouTube

    YouTube Premium

    San Bruno, California, U.S.
    Thursday May 17, 2018

    On May 17, 2018, YouTube announced the re-branding of YouTube Red as YouTube Premium (accompanied by a major expansion of the service into Canada and 13 European markets), as well as the upcoming launch of a separate YouTube Music subscription.




  • Santa Fe, Texas, U.S.
    Friday May 18, 2018

    Mass Shootings in the United States

    Santa Fe High School Shooting

    Santa Fe, Texas, U.S.
    Friday May 18, 2018

    A school shooting occurred at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas, United States, in the Houston metropolitan area, on May 18, 2018. Ten people – eight students and two teachers – were fatally shot, and thirteen others were wounded. The suspected shooter was taken into custody and later identified by police as Dimitrios Pagourtzis, a 17-year-old student at the school.




<