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  • Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Monday Sep 4, 2017

    Xiaomi

    First android one phone Mi A1

    Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Monday Sep 4, 2017

    On 5 September Xiaomi released Mi A1, which is the first Android One smartphone under the slogan: Created by Xiaomi, Powered by Google. In the event key note Xiaomi stated they started working with Google for the Mi A1 Android One smartphone almost six months ago. An alternate version of the phone is also available with MIUI and is known as MI 5X.




  • London, United Kingdom
    Monday Sep 4, 2017

    Prince William

    Prince Louis

    London, United Kingdom
    Monday Sep 4, 2017

    The Duchess's third pregnancy was announced on 4 September 2017; Prince Louis was born on 23 April 2018.




  • China
    Monday Sep 4, 2017

    Hong Kong independence

    Hong Kong independence issue made a high-profile reappearance as the banners calling for independence surfaced at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) overnight ahead of the new academic year

    China
    Monday Sep 4, 2017

    On 4 September 2017, the Hong Kong independence issue made a high-profile reappearance as the banners calling for independence surfaced at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) overnight ahead of the new academic year. The school staff quickly removed them.




  • Wales, UK
    Saturday Sep 9, 2017

    Prince Charles

    The Longest-serving Prince of Wales

    Wales, UK
    Saturday Sep 9, 2017

    Charles is the longest-serving Prince of Wales, having surpassed the record held by Edward VII on 9 September 2017.




  • Hong Kong, China
    Monday Sep 11, 2017

    Hong Kong independence

    Chief Executive Carrie Lam denounced the pro-independence banners and posters, asserting the students' message ran counter to the "one country, two systems" principle and the Basic Law

    Hong Kong, China
    Monday Sep 11, 2017

    On 11 September, Chief Executive Carrie Lam denounced the pro-independence banners and posters, asserting the students' message ran counter to the "one country, two systems" principle and the Basic Law, "I condemn the continued appearance of such remarks on university campuses, which is in violation of our country’s sovereignty, territorial integrity and development interests," she said. She also insisted academic freedom and university autonomy were no excuse for propagating fallacies.




  • Delft, Netherlands
    Tuesday Sep 12, 2017

    IKEA

    IKEA announced AR App "IKEA Place"

    Delft, Netherlands
    Tuesday Sep 12, 2017

    In 12 September 2017, IKEA announced the augmented reality app, IKEA Place, following by Apple's release of its ARkit technology and iOS 11. IKEA Place helps consumers to visualize true to scale IKEA products into real environment.




  • Singapore
    Wednesday Sep 13, 2017

    Halimah Yacob

    The President of Singapore

    Singapore
    Wednesday Sep 13, 2017

    On 13 September 2017, she was returned President-elect in a walkover, as no other presidential candidate was issued the Certificate of Eligibility. She was sworn in the following day, becoming the first female president in the country's history.


  • Singapore
    Thursday Sep 14, 2017

    Halimah Yacob

    Chancellor of The National University of Singapore

    Singapore
    Thursday Sep 14, 2017

    In 14 September 2017, she became Chancellor of the National University of Singapore


  • Hong Kong, China
    Friday Sep 15, 2017

    Hong Kong independence

    Ten university heads in Hong Kongcondemned the "recent abuses" of the freedom of expression in a joint statement

    Hong Kong, China
    Friday Sep 15, 2017

    On 15 September, ten university heads in Hong Kong, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong Shue Yan University, Lingnan University, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, the Education University of Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Open University of Hong Kong and the University of Hong Kong, condemned the "recent abuses" of the freedom of expression in a joint statement, adding that all the universities do not support Hong Kong independence as it contravenes the Basic Law.


  • Rome, Italy
    Monday Sep 18, 2017

    Francesco Totti

    Totti began studying for a course in order to obtain his UEFA B coaching licence

    Rome, Italy
    Monday Sep 18, 2017

    On 18 September, Totti began studying for a course in order to obtain his UEFA B coaching licence. However, he withdrew from the course two weeks later, as he was unable to attend the course regularly due to his commitments as a director of Roma; his former teammate Simone Perrotta took his place.


  • Futian District, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
    Wednesday Sep 20, 2017

    OnePlus

    OnePlus first collaboration

    Futian District, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
    Wednesday Sep 20, 2017

    OnePlus 3 had a third limited edition color, Soft Gold was released on 7 August 2017. Another special edition color was launched on 20 September 2017, in collaboration with Castelbajac.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Thursday Sep 21, 2017

    HTC

    Google acquire 4000 employees

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Thursday Sep 21, 2017

    On 21 September 2017, Google announced that it would acquire roughly half of the 4,000 employees who worked in HTC's design and research staff, and non-exclusive licenses to smartphone-related intellectual property held by HTC, for US$1.1 billion. The employees included the team involved with Google's Pixel smartphone, which was manufactured by HTC. Google stated that the purchase was part of its efforts to bolster its first-party hardware business. The transaction was completed on 30 January 2018; while HTC will continue to produce its own smartphones, the company has stated that it planned to increase its focus on the Internet of Things (IoT) and virtual reality going forward.


  • California, U.S.
    Thursday Sep 21, 2017

    Java (programming language)

    Java SE 9

    California, U.S.
    Thursday Sep 21, 2017

    On September 21, 2017, Oracle released Java SE 9.


  • Germany
    Sunday Sep 24, 2017

    Angela Merkel

    2017 National Elections

    Germany
    Sunday Sep 24, 2017

    In the 2017 election, Merkel led her party to victory for the fourth time. Both CDU/CSU and SPD received a significantly lower proportion of the vote than they did in the 2013 election, and attempted to form a coalition with the FDP and Greens. The collapse of these talks led to stalemate. The German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier subsequently appealed successfully to the SPD to change their hard stance and to agree a 3rd grand coalition with the CDU/CSU.


  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Sunday Sep 24, 2017

    Donald Trump

    Presidential Proclamation 9645

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Sunday Sep 24, 2017

    The temporary order was replaced by Presidential Proclamation 9645 on September 24, 2017, which permanently restricts travel from the originally targeted countries except Iraq and Sudan, and further bans travelers from North Korea and Chad, along with certain Venezuelan officials. After lower courts partially blocked the new restrictions, the Supreme Court allowed the September version to go into full effect on December 4, and ultimately upheld the travel ban in a June 2019 ruling.


  • Cupertino, California, U.S.
    Monday Sep 25, 2017

    MacOS

    MacOS 10.13 High Sierra

    Cupertino, California, U.S.
    Monday Sep 25, 2017

    Apple previewed macOS 10.13 High Sierra at the 2017 Worldwide Developers Conference, before releasing it later that year. When running on solid-state drives, it uses APFS, rather than HFS+.


  • San Jose, California, U.S.
    Monday Sep 25, 2017

    Zoom Video Communications

    Zoom hosted Zoomtopia 2017

    San Jose, California, U.S.
    Monday Sep 25, 2017

    From September 25-27, 2017, Zoom hosted Zoomtopia 2017, its first annual user conference. At this conference, Zoom announced a partnership with Meta to integrate Zoom with augmented reality, integration with Slack and Workplace by Facebook, and first steps towards an artificial intelligence speech recognition program.


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