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  • Coral Gables, Florida, U.S.
    Tuesday Oct 2, 2007

    Dwayne Johnson

    Donation to University of Miami

    Coral Gables, Florida, U.S.
    Tuesday Oct 2, 2007

    On October 2, 2007, Johnson and his ex-wife donated $1 million to the University of Miami to support the renovation of its football facilities. The University of Miami renamed the Hurricanes' locker room in Johnson's honor.




  • U.S.
    Wednesday Oct 3, 2007

    Visa Inc.

    Visa comprised four non-stock, separately incorporated companies that employed 6,000 people worldwide: the worldwide parent entity Visa International Service Association

    U.S.
    Wednesday Oct 3, 2007

    Prior to October 3, 2007, Visa comprised four non-stock, separately incorporated companies that employed 6,000 people worldwide: the worldwide parent entity Visa International Service Association (Visa), Visa USA Inc., Visa Canada Association, and Visa Europe Ltd. The latter three separately incorporated regions had the status of group members of Visa International Service Association.




  • U.S.
    Wednesday Oct 3, 2007

    Visa Inc.

    Visa completed its corporate restructuring with the formation of Visa Inc.

    U.S.
    Wednesday Oct 3, 2007

    On October 3, 2007, Visa completed its corporate restructuring with the formation of Visa Inc. The new company was the first step towards Visa's IPO.




  • Palo Alto, California, U.S.
    Wednesday Oct 24, 2007

    Facebook, Inc.

    Microsoft Purchased a 1.6% Share of Facebook

    Palo Alto, California, U.S.
    Wednesday Oct 24, 2007

    On October 24, 2007, Microsoft announced that it had purchased a 1.6% share of Facebook for $240 million, giving Facebook a total implied value of around $15 billion. Microsoft's purchase included rights to place international advertisements.




  • Cupertino, California, U.S.
    Friday Oct 26, 2007

    MacOS

    Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard release

    Cupertino, California, U.S.
    Friday Oct 26, 2007

    In 2007, Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard was the sole release with universal binary components, allowing installation on both Intel Macs and select PowerPC Macs. It is also the final release with PowerPC Mac support. Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard was the first version of OS X to be built exclusively for Intel Macs, and the final release with 32-bit Intel Mac support. The name was intended to signal its status as an iteration of Leopard, focusing on technical and performance improvements rather than user-facing features; indeed it was explicitly branded to developers as being a 'no new features' release. Since its release, several OS X or macOS releases (namely OS X Mountain Lion, OS X El Capitan, and macOS High Sierra) follow this pattern, with a name derived from its predecessor, similar to the 'tick-tock model' used by Intel.




  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Wednesday Oct 31, 2007

    Google LLC

    The Shares Hit $350 For The First Time

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Wednesday Oct 31, 2007

    The stock performed well after the IPO, with shares hitting $350 for the first time on October 31, 2007, primarily because of strong sales and earnings in the online advertising market.




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