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  • United States
    Monday May 4, 2020

    Elon Musk

    Another Son

    United States
    Monday May 4, 2020

    On 8 January 2020, Grimes announced that she was pregnant with her first child with Musk. On 4 May 2020, Grimes gave birth to a son named X Æ A-Xii, where his first name is X and Æ is pronounced Ash.




  • North America
    Monday May 4, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    North America state on May 4

    North America
    Monday May 4, 2020

    Canada reported 60,616 cases and 3,842 deaths on 4 May, while Mexico reported 23,471 cases and 2,154 deaths. The Dominican Republic and Cuba are the only Caribbean countries reporting more than 1,000 cases (7,954 and 1,649, respectively), while Panama and Honduras lead Central America with 7,197 and 1,055 cases, respectively.




  • U.S.
    Wednesday May 6, 2020

    Uber

    Uber announced plans to layoff 3,700 employees

    U.S.
    Wednesday May 6, 2020

    On May 5, 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic, Uber announced plans to layoff 3,700 employees, around 14% of its total workforce. On May 18, 2020, 3,000 more job cuts and 45 office closures were announced.




  • San Jose, California, U.S.
    Thursday May 7, 2020

    Zoom Video Communications

    Zoom announced that it had acquired Keybase

    San Jose, California, U.S.
    Thursday May 7, 2020

    On May 7, 2020, Zoom announced that it had acquired Keybase, a company specializing in end-to-end encryption.




  • Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
    Tuesday May 26, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    George Floyd protests

    Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
    Tuesday May 26, 2020

    The George Floyd protests begin in Minneapolis. Largely via social media, they later spread throughout the country and around the world. Health experts and public officials have expressed concerns that these mass gatherings may cause an exacerbated spread of the virus since May 31st or earlier.




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