icorn” was first used by venture capitalist Aileen Lee six years ago to describe a privately held startups valued at $1 billio
n or more, the number of companies matching this label has mushroomed to 326, according to a report.
The United States is home to 156 unicorns, nearly half of the world’s total, followed by China with 94 unicorns, Jeff Desj
ardins, editor-in-chief of media site Visual Capitalist, said in a report called Visualizing the Unicorn Landscape in 2019.
The total valuation of the 326 unicorns has been raised to $1.1 trillio
n by investors, of which almost 30 percent is made up by the top seven unicorns with hig
hest valuation, including Bytedance, Uber, Didi Chuxing and WeWork, the report citing data from CB Insights said.
urity”, signed an executive order on May 15 that led the US Department of Commerce to put Huawei and its affilia
tes on an Entity List, which would restrict the sale or transfer of US technologies to the company.
Craig Allen, president of the council, said many of its members are suppliers to Huaw
ei, and all of them have been impacted by the Department of Commerce’s move.
Founded in 1973, the council represents around 200 US companie
s doing business with China, including Apple and Microsoft. It also includes chipmakers Inte
l and Qualcomm, which have said they would stop offering supplies to Huawei until further notice.
The members will follow US law, but there is a cost associated with that, Allen told China Daily.
Chinese romance which opened across the country on April 19, has some scenes shot in Paris, including the Notre Dame Cathedral.
The film, directed by Huo Jianqi, a renowned figure among China’s “Fifth Gene
ration” directors, features supermodel-turned actress Du Juan and actor Chen Xiao.
During a recently promotional screening, director Huo says the film examines the meaning of love and marriage.
In the movie, there are several scenes featuring the lovebirds shown against the backg
round of the Notre Dame Cathedral, which was damaged in a fire on April 15.
The film, based on a short story penned by journalist An Dun, the features a violinis
t and an interior designer, who encounter each other in a museum in Paris and soon fall in love.
followed by Baidu and ByteDance, according to the employment-oriented social networking platform LinkedIn.
The ranking list is based on feedback from LinkedIn’s more than 40 million users in China, taking fo
ur aspects into consideration — interest in the company, engagement with employees, job demands and employee retention.
Qualified companies must have had at least 500 employees as of Feb 1, 2018, and demonst
rate flat or positive employee growth over the following 12 months, based on LinkedIn’s data.
Among the top 25 companies to work for in 2019, 15 of them are technology companies, as the results showed.
Here is the top 10 list for best employers in China.
A traditional craft maker in Qinzhou, a city in South China’s Guangxi Zhuang autonomous
region, found a clue to boost popularity of its more-than-1,300-year-old workmanship. That is tourism.
Long Shaorong, vice-general manager with Qinzhou Nixing Pottery Arts Co Ltd, bets big on
tourism to beef up sales of Nixing pottery, one of the top four potteries in China, which originates from Tang Dynasty.
Canalys, said it is possible for Huawei to achieve its ambitious revenue target if it can maintain its current growth rate and everything goes well.
“Huawei is also increasing the average selling price of its smartphones and expan
ding its presence in the premium segment, which will significantly boost revenue,” Jia said.
But the global smartphone market is reaching saturation point, so Huawei has to encroa
ch on other smartphone vendors’ market share to maintain a good momentum, Jia added.
On Thursday, Yu also unveiled the P30 smartphone series in Shanghai. Priced from 3,988 yuan ($594) in China, the P30 Pro co
mes with optimized photo-shooting capabilities. By leveraging artificial intelligence and a new light sensor, th
e new model would significantly boost light absorption to create better photos, even in near darkness.