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  • Menlo Park, California, U.S.
    Thursday May 2, 2019

    Facebook, Inc.

    The Company announced Its New Vision

    Menlo Park, California, U.S.
    Thursday May 2, 2019

    On May 2, 2019 at F8, the company announced its new vision with the tagline "the future is private". A redesign of the website and mobile app was introduced, dubbed as "FB5". The event also featured plans for improving groups, a dating platform, end-to-end encryption on its platforms, and allowing users on Messenger to communicate directly with WhatsApp and Instagram users.




  • U.S.
    Friday May 10, 2019

    Uber

    Uber raises $8.1 billion at $45 per share in its IPO

    U.S.
    Friday May 10, 2019

    Uber raises $8.1 billion at $45 per share in its IPO, valuing the company at $82 billion.




  • U.S.
    Tuesday May 14, 2019

    Tesla, Inc.

    Model S has three configurations

    U.S.
    Tuesday May 14, 2019

    As of May 14, 2019, the Model S has three configurations: the Model S Standard Range, the Model S Long Range, and the Model S Performance with EPA ranges of 285 miles (459 km), 375 miles (604 km), and 345 miles (555 km) respectively.




  • Washington, D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday May 15, 2019

    Huawei

    The Department of Commerce's Reponse

    Washington, D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday May 15, 2019

    On 15 May 2019, the Department of Commerce added Huawei and 70 foreign subsidiaries and "affiliates" to its entity list under the Export Administration Regulations, citing the company having been indited for "knowingly and willfully causing the export, reexport, sale and supply, directly and indirectly, of goods, technology and services (banking and other financial services) from the United States to Iran and the government of Iran without obtaining a license from the Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)". This restricts U.S. companies from doing business with Huawei without a government license.




  • Washington, D.C., U.S.
    Sunday May 19, 2019

    Huawei

    The Department of Commerce granted Huawei a Temporary Three-month license

    Washington, D.C., U.S.
    Sunday May 19, 2019

    On 19 May 2019, the Department of Commerce granted Huawei a temporary, three-month license to continue doing business with U.S. companies for the purposes of maintaining its existing smartphone and telecom products without interruption, whilst long-term solutions are determined.




  • California, U.S.
    Tuesday May 21, 2019

    Willem Einthoven

    Einthoven's 159th birthday

    California, U.S.
    Tuesday May 21, 2019

    On 21 May 2019, on Einthoven's 159th birthday, he was honored with a Google Doodle.




  • San Ramon, California, U.S.
    Wednesday May 22, 2019

    Huawei

    The SD Association had removed Huawei from its list of members

    San Ramon, California, U.S.
    Wednesday May 22, 2019

    On 23 May 2019, it was reported that the SD Association had removed Huawei from its list of members—implicating a revocation of its membership to the association.


  • Austin, Texas, U.S.
    Friday May 24, 2019

    Huawei

    The Wi-Fi Alliance "temporarily restricted" Huawei's membership

    Austin, Texas, U.S.
    Friday May 24, 2019

    On 24 May 2019, the Wi-Fi Alliance also "temporarily restricted" Huawei's membership.


  • Piscataway, New Jersey, U.S.
    Thursday May 30, 2019

    Huawei

    IEEE banned Huawei Employees

    Piscataway, New Jersey, U.S.
    Thursday May 30, 2019

    The science organization IEEE had initially banned Huawei employees from peer-reviewing papers or handling papers as editors on May 30th 2019, citing legal concerns.


  • Virginia Beach, Virginia, U.S.
    Friday May 31, 2019

    Mass Shootings in the United States

    Virginia Beach Shooting

    Virginia Beach, Virginia, U.S.
    Friday May 31, 2019

    The Virginia Beach shooting occurred on the afternoon of May 31, 2019, when a disgruntled city employee fatally shot twelve people and wounded four others in a mass shooting at a municipal building in the Princess Anne area of Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States. He was shot dead by responding police officers.


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