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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.




  • Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
    Saturday May 4, 2019

    Sooronbay Jeenbekov

    Banning all mining of uranium in the Country

    Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
    Saturday May 4, 2019

    On May 4 Jeenbekov ordered that all mining of uranium in the country will be banned.




  • Frogmore Cottages, Eton, Windsor, United Kingdom
    Monday May 6, 2019

    Meghan, Duchess of Sussex

    First Child

    Frogmore Cottages, Eton, Windsor, United Kingdom
    Monday May 6, 2019

    On May 6, 2019, the Duchess gave birth to Archie Mountbatten-Windsor, who is seventh in line to the throne.




  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Monday May 6, 2019

    Prince Harry

    First Child

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Monday May 6, 2019

    On 6 May 2019, the couple's first child Archie Mountbatten-Windsor was born, who is seventh in line to the throne.




  • Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
    Tuesday May 7, 2019

    Lionel Messi

    Suffer in Anfield

    Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
    Tuesday May 7, 2019

    Barcelona suffered a 4–0 away defeat, which saw Liverpool advance to the final 4–3 on aggregate, leaving the UEFA Champions League. Six days before, Messi scored twice in a 3–0 home win over Liverpool in the first leg of the Champions League semi-finals; his second goal of the match, a 35-yard free-kick, was the 600th senior club goal of his career, all of which had been scored with Barcelona.




  • 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.




  • Xindian, New Taipei, Taiwan
    Saturday May 11, 2019

    HTC

    First smartphone to support a bitcoin full node

    Xindian, New Taipei, Taiwan
    Saturday May 11, 2019

    On 11 May 2019, HTC announced that its Cryptophone will be the first smartphone to support a bitcoin full node.


  • 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.


  • Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
    Friday May 17, 2019

    Huawei

    Huawei Voluntarily Suspended Its Membership To JEDEC

    Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
    Friday May 17, 2019

    On 17 May 2019, Huawei voluntarily suspended its membership to JEDEC, as a temporary measure, "until the restrictions imposed by the U.S. government are removed".


  • 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.


  • Argentina
    Tuesday May 21, 2019

    Lionel Messi

    2019 Copa América

    Argentina
    Tuesday May 21, 2019

    On 21 May 2019, Messi was included in the final 23-man Argentina squad for the 2019 Copa América.


  • Cambridge, England
    Wednesday May 22, 2019

    Huawei

    Arm Holdings suspended its business with Huawei

    Cambridge, England
    Wednesday May 22, 2019

    On 22 May 2019, Arm Holdings also suspended its business with Huawei, including all "active contracts, support entitlements, and any pending engagements". Although it is a Japanese-owned company based in the UK, Arm cited that its intellectual property contained technologies of U.S. origin that it believed were covered under the Department of Commerce order. This prevents Huawei from manufacturing chips under the ARM architecture.


  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Wednesday May 22, 2019

    Brexit

    The second alternative offered was that if MPs approved May's deal

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Wednesday May 22, 2019

    The second alternative offered was that if MPs approved May's deal, Brexit would be due to occur on 22 May 2019.


  • 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.


  • Minato, Tokyo, Japan
    Thursday May 23, 2019

    Huawei

    Toshiba briefly Suspended All Shipments To Huawei

    Minato, Tokyo, Japan
    Thursday May 23, 2019

    On 23 May 2019, Toshiba briefly suspended all shipments to Huawei, as a temporary measure while Toshiba determines whether or not U.S. made components or technologies are being sold.


  • England
    Friday May 24, 2019

    Theresa May

    Confirmed of Resignation

    England
    Friday May 24, 2019

    On 24 May she confirmed that she would resign as Conservative Party leader on 7 June.


  • 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.


  • Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
    Wednesday May 29, 2019

    Huawei

    Huawei Was once again Listed In The Associations

    Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
    Wednesday May 29, 2019

    On 29 May 2019, it was reported that Huawei was once again listed as member of JEDEC, the SD Association, and Wi-Fi Alliance.


  • India
    Wednesday May 29, 2019

    Narendra Damodardas Modi

    Second Term

    India
    Wednesday May 29, 2019

    He was again sworn in as Prime minister on 30 May 2019.


  • 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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