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When, if Ever, Is It Unethical to Visit a Country?

Seven well-traveled writers discuss the dilemma of whether or not to visit nations with oppressive governments.
Tags: Writing and Writers, War Crimes, Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity, Travel and Vacations, Human Rights Watch, Iyer, Pico, Kulish, Nicholas, Saro-Wiwa, Noo, Taseer, Aatish, Yuan, Jada, Africa

Zoom, housing affordability, Mailchimp, Yext, and Uber

Conference call with CEO Eric Yuan of newly-IPOd Zoom Since we first started Extra Crunch three months ago (my, time flies), we’ve been offering members live conference calls with our reporters. This week, we are trying something new and bringing a guest aboard. TechCrunch’s SF-based startup and venture capital reporter Kate Clark is going to talk today with Eric Yuan, who founded video conferencing startup Zoom that just went public last month, making Yuan a very happy man. Come armed with ...
Tags: Lyft, Uber, Housing, Tech, Mailchimp, Yuan, Zoom, Yext, Eric Yuan, Kate Clark, Luckin Coffee, The Extra Crunch Daily, Mailchimp Yext, Arman Tabatabai Instructions, Dan Wu

An early investor in Zoom, one of the best performing IPOs of 2019, almost passed on the deal. Here's what he learned. (ZM)

Patrick Eggen led the early stage corporate venture fund at Qualcomm when he was introduced to Eric Yuan, founder and CEO of Zoom. Eggen and his team were hesitant to back Zoom because the company wasn't profitable and the round was tied to an $18 million valuation, Eggen told Business Insider. According to Eggen, Yuan's commitment to building the business and his efficient approach to fundraising convinced Eggen to invest just 48 hours after meeting at a local coffee shop. Qualcomm Ventures u...
Tags: Google, Microsoft, Trends, Qualcomm, Yuan, Qualcomm Ventures, Eric, Eggen, Patrick Eggen, Eric Yuan, Eggen Yuan, Business Insider Yuan, Pinterest PagerDuty Lyft Uber, Eric Eggen

Trade war: Trump warns China not to retaliate over tariffs - business live

Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as fears of a deepening trade war hit shares in AsiaLatest: Trump warns China will be hurt badlyChina vows not to surrender Yuan hits lowest level since January; soybeans at record lowAmerica now drawing up tariffs on all Chinese goodsIntroduction: Beijing expected to retaliate to US tariffs 12.20pm BST Is Donald Trump correct that China picks up most of the new tariffs on their goods entering the US, as he just tweeted?It appear no...
Tags: Business, China, US, International Trade, Economics, UK News, US news, Stock Markets, Beijing, Global Economy, Columbia University, University Of California Berkeley, Donald Trump, Yuan, Ucla, Trump

Trade war: Markets hit seven-week low as Beijing vows not to 'surrender' - business live

Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as fears of a deepening trade war hit shares in AsiaLatest: China vows not to surrender; US expects retaliation soon Yuan hits lowest level since January; soybeans at record lowAmerica now drawing up tariffs on all Chinese goodsEuropean markets hit seven-week lowIntroduction: Beijing expected to retaliate to US tariffs 11.13am BST Chinese state television is also hammering home the ‘never surrender’ message.Reuters reports:State tel...
Tags: Business, China, US, International Trade, Economics, UK News, US news, Stock Markets, Beijing, Global Economy, Donald Trump, Yuan, Reuters, People 's Daily, AsiaLatest, People 's Daily Newspaper

Startups Weekly: Zoom CEO says its stock price is ‘too high’

When Zoom hit the public markets Thursday, its IPO pop, a whopping 81 percent, floored everyone, including its own chief executive officer, Eric Yuan. Yuan became a billionaire this week when his video conferencing business went public. He told Bloomberg that he actually wished his stock hadn’t soared quite so high. I’m guessing his modesty and laser focus attracted Wall Street to his stock; well, that, and the fact that his business is actually profitable. He is, this week proved, not your aver...
Tags: Softbank, Tech, Bloomberg, Berkeley, Yuan, Boston Dynamics, Bessemer Venture Partners, Lucas Matney, Alex Wilhelm, McDonald, ATG, Danny Crichton, Co Star, Adam Fisher, Marc Raibert, Raibert

Zoom's stock soared in the video-conferencing company's public trading debut, making CEO Eric Yuan a billionaire (ZOOM)

Zoom, a video-conferencing company, went public Thursday and began trading on the Nasdaq. Shares jumped 72% on its opening day, putting the company's valuation at nearly $16 billion. Zoom CEO Eric Yuan owns , which makes Yuan one of the newest tech billionaires. The CEO of video-conferencing company Zoom is the newest member of an elite class of tech billionaires that include names like Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and Jeff Bezos. CEO Eric Yuan was made a billionaire Thursday on Zoom's first...
Tags: China, US, Trends, Cisco, Jeff Bezos, Yuan, Cnbc, Business Insider, Zoom, Samsung Galaxy, Bill Gates Mark Zuckerberg, Eric Yuan, Nasdaq Shares, CEO Eric Yuan, Thursday Yuan, IPO Yuan

Video conferencing company Zoom soared 81% in its first day of public trading — now its CEO and CFO are focusing on these 3 goals (ZM)

Zoom went public on Thursday, and shares soared 81% on its first day of trading. Zoom now has three goals: obtaining more enterprise customers, expanding to international markets, and promoting its new Zoom Phone product. Zoom CEO Eric Yuan and CFO Kelly Steckelberg talked with Business Insider about how Zoom's viral nature and a frugal company philosophy helped the $9.2 billion company become profitable. When video conferencing company Zoom went public on Thursday, shares skyrocketed 81% ...
Tags: California, Trends, Cisco, Hawaii, Skype, Yuan, San Jose California, Kelly Steckelberg, Eric Yuan, Steckelberg, Google Hangouts Microsoft, WebEx But Yuan

$9.2 billion Zoom's second most powerful shareholder thinks CEO Eric Yuan is like Steve Jobs, but nicer (ZM)

Zoom started trading publicly on Thursday after pricing its IPO at a $9.2 billion valuation. The IPO was a boon for CEO Eric Yuan, who owns much of the company and holds nearly 20% of the voting power. The second most powerful investor is Emergence Capital Partners, a venture capital firm that once backed Salesforce and Box. We spoke to Emergence partner Santi Subotovsky about what sparked his interest in Zoom, and why Yuan reminds him of Apple cofounder Steve Jobs — only a nicer version. Visi...
Tags: Apple, New York, Microsoft, Steve Jobs, Ipo, Trends, Argentina, Yuan, Bosch, Eric, Peterson, Emergence Capital Partners, Santi Subotovsky, Eric Yuan, Becky Peterson, Salesforce Box

Refused U.S. Visa Eight Times, Zoom CEO Is Now a Billionaire

The U.S. government denied his visa application -- eight times. After two years of rejection, Yuan finally made it to the U.S. and is now the major shareholder of video conference services firm Zoom Video Communications Inc., which raised $751 million in an initial public offering Wednesday. Yuan, 49, and his family sold stock worth $57 million, based on Zoom’s IPO price of $36 a share.
Tags: Science, Yuan, Zoom Video Communications Inc, U S Visa Eight Times

Zoom addresses CFO’s past workplace conduct ahead of IPO

Zoom, the only profitable unicorn in line to go public, priced its initial public offering at between $28 and $32 per share Monday morning. The video conferencing business plans to trade on the Nasdaq under the ticker symbol “ZM.” Zoom, valued at $1 billion in 2017, initially filed to go public in March. According to its amended IPO filing, the company will raise up to $348.1 million by selling 10.9 million Class A shares. The offering will grant Zoom a fully diluted market value of $8.7 bill...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Ipo, Cisco, Ceo, Companies, Telecommunications, Venture Capital, Jp Morgan, Goldman Sachs, Vice President, Sequoia Capital, Morgan Stanley, Zoosk, Yuan

VC-backed Kneron taps Yuan as chief architect

San Diego-based Kneron, a provider of edge artificial intelligence solutions, has named Daniel Yuan as chief architect. Yaun is the former chief architect of Kingdee Software. Kneron’s backers include Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund, CDIB, Himax Technologies, Inc, Qualcomm, Thundersoft, Sequoia Capital, CYZONE and Horizons Ventures. PRESS RELEASE SAN DIEGO, April 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Kneron, the leading provider of edge artificial intelligence (AI) solutions, announced today the recruitment of Dani...
Tags: China, CA, Trends, People, Xiaomi, San Diego, Ai, Yuan, Daniel, Kai Fu Lee, Horizons Ventures, JCP, Sinovation Ventures, Allen Zhang, Kneron, BUAA

With China tariffs delayed, Beijing faces startup dilemma

China is facing a challenging juxtaposition in the coming years: can the government remain in control of business and media while also opening up the country to the knowledge economy? China has uplifted more humans in a shorter period of time than any other country in the history of the planet. That mesmerizing growth engine, though, is starting to face an intense slog. Economic growth has slowed considerably, and while there are vagaries to these indicators, it is clear that China needs to rebu...
Tags: Asia, Video Games, California, Government, China, India, New York City, Immigration, US, Tech, Intel, Taiwan, Policy, Netflix, Beijing, United States

Report: Zoom, the video conferencing company, may be a public company as early as April

The video conferencing company Zoom is aiming to file a public S-1 by the end of March, according to a new report in Business Insider that adds the company could go public as soon as April. Business Insider reported last month that Zoom had filed confidentially with the SEC to go public, just months after Reuters reported that the San Jose, Ca.-based company had chosen investment bank Morgan Stanley to lead its eventual IPO. We’ve reached out to the company for comment. Zoom was valued at $1 bil...
Tags: Startups, TC, China, Cisco, United States, SEC, Silicon Valley, San Jose, Morgan Stanley, Jerry Yang, Yuan, Glassdoor, Reuters, WebEx, Dan Scheinman, Eric Yuan

Hackers Take Coupons Worth Tens of Millions of Yuan on Pinduoduo

(Bloomberg) -- Coupons worth tens of millions of yuan were stolen Sunday morning after hackers used a vulnerability in Pinduoduo Inc.’s platform.
Tags: Science, Yuan, Pinduoduo, Pinduoduo Inc, Bloomberg Coupons

Attack and sink two carriers, 10,000 casualties. We’ll see how frightened America is.

The words of prominent Chinese military scholar and rear admiral, Luo Yuan. "Historical experience tells us that the United States is most afraid of the dead," Yuan said. "We now have Dong Feng-21D, Dong Feng-26 missiles. These are aircraft carrier killers. We attack and sink one of their aircraft carriers. Let them suffer 5,000 casualties. Attack and sink two carriers, 10,000 casualties. We’ll see how frightened America is." At a recent military conference in China, he was speaking about the...
Tags: Putin, Navy, China, America, United States, Weapon, Yuan, General Discussion, Luo Yuan, Dong Feng

Scenario question- Yuan as reserve currency

If the Yuan were to become a reserve currency wouldnt the value of the Yuan increase and the dollar plummet? Does it make sense to exchange some currency into Yuan to hedge that bet?
Tags: Weapon, Yuan, Financial Forum

Yuan Mu, Face of China’s Tiananmen Square Crackdown, Dies at 90

Mr. Yuan is remembered as the government spokesman who said that “not one person” died in the 1989 assault on protesters. Hundreds were reported killed.
Tags: News, China, Demonstrations, Yuan, Tiananmen Square, Communist Party of China, Protests and Riots, Martial Law, Deaths (Obituaries, Tiananmen Square (Beijing, Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, Yuan Mu, Yuan Mu Face

The 52 Places Traveler: The Best Advice During a Year on the Road (So Far)

Jada Yuan, our 52 Places Traveler, has spent the past eight months on the road, crisscrossing the planet, from Los Cabos, Mexico, to Tasmania and dozens of places in between. Here’s some advice she got along the way.
Tags: News, Tasmania, Jada, Yuan, Los Cabos Mexico, Travel and Vacations, Jada Yuan

The 52 Places Traveler: What’s ‘Quintessentially Korean’? The Monk? The Waterpark? Both?

On her last stop in Gangwon-Do, our columnist goes leaf peeping Korean-style, which involves Buddhist traditions, selfie sticks and many, many plates of food.
Tags: South Korea, News, National Parks, Jada, Yuan, Buddhist, Gangwon, Travel and Vacations, Hikes and Hiking, Olympic Games (2018, Monuments and Seashores

Fall of New Zealand dollar against Yuan helps boost spending by Chinese tourists

A weaker New Zealand dollar against the Chinese Yuan has helped boost spending from that booming tourist market.Latest Government figures show the kiwi dollar fell 9 per cent against the Chinese currency in the last quarter of the... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Yuan, Chinese Yuan

SHTF Scenario?? Our Currency?

It has been said that China is poised to overtake the US, as the World's economic superpower. How might this affect us? They have been acquiring HUGE stockpiles of gold. Could they, one day, replace our position as the World's reserve currency with a Yuan, backed by gold?? All we can offer is debt. IMO, this could be a disaster. Maybe we would experience inflation, similar to Venezuela. 4000%, or something like that. I wonder how probable this scenario could be. How would Americans cope ...
Tags: China, US, Venezuela, Weapon, Yuan, Disaster Preparedness General Discussion

Mobius says Yuan could freefall and China has to make trade deal

Mark Mobius, partner and co-founder of Mobius Capital Partners, says China markets are very weak. The yuan weakness and tradewar are killing China shares. This can only be solved by China making big... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: China, Innovation, Yuan, Mobius, Mark Mobius, Mobius Capital Partners

Former central bank governor: Yuan's internationalization is progressing

The internationalization of the renminbi has made progress, Zhou Xiaochuan, former governor of China's central bank, said on Saturday.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, Yuan, Zhou Xiaochuan

Seventy-two hours in Omaha at the 'Church of Warren Buffet'

Seventy-two hours in Omaha at the 'Church of Warren Buffet' Embedded with the Chinese at the DoubleTree Hilton Frank.holub July 17, 2018 - 3:13pm OMAHA – Wandering exhibit halls at the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting, Linda Bi fixed her gaze on a row of red Tony Lama cowboy boots. She tried on three pair before buying a $130 set of knee-high boots. Bi, president of Chicago Expert Importers, took over her family’s auto parts imp...
Tags: Hbo, UK, New York, Greece, Washington, North Korea, Jay Z, China, Religion, America, Barack Obama, Gotham, Chicago, Beijing, Atlantic, Hillary Clinton

Taming the Tasmanian Devil of Polymers: lignin, the orneriest, roughest, toughest, most un-cooperative and abundant natural polymer ever

In Florida this month, Ligno Tech Florida has started up a 100,000 metric tons per year lignin production plant at Fernandina Beach. The €95 million ($110 million) plant can be expanded by 50,000 metric tons. Borregaard has a 55% stake and Rayonier Advanced materials owns the rest. It’s proof positive that lignin is at last on the march, commercially speaking. It’s been a long journey for lignin, the second most abundant natural polymer in the world, as Kapil Lokare observed in Depolymerizing l...
Tags: Europe, Florida, Texas, Sweden, Top Stories, Yuan, Stora Enso, Sweetwater Energy, Sandia, Joint BioEnergy Institute, Digest, Tallinn Estonia, Jason Taylor, Sandia National Laboratories, Singh, Seema Singh

Lesotho:Lesotho Mulls Adopting Chinese Yuan

[Lesotho Times] LESOTHO is among 14 eastern and southern African countries that are considering the adoption of the Chinese yuan as a reserve currency to facilitate the repayment of loans being advanced by the Asian economic giant for infrastructural developments.
Tags: News, Yuan, Lesotho, Lesotho Times

Utkarsh Ambudkar and Ron Yuan Join Live-Action Mulan

Utkarsh Ambudkar and Ron Yuan Join Live-Action Mulan The ensemble cast of the upcoming live-action adaptation of Disney’s Mulan has just gotten bigger as Deadline reports Utkarsh Ambudkar (Brockmire) and Ron Yuan (Marco Polo) have signed on for the film. Ambudkar will reportedly play a con artist named Skath with Yuan set to take on the role of Sergeant Qiang, the second in command of the Imperial Regiment. Ambudkar and Yuan join a star-studded cast that includes Jet Li (The Expendables 3), G...
Tags: Usa, Movies, Reese Witherspoon, Disney, Little Mermaid, Peter Pan, Yuan, James, Pete, Donnie Yen, McFarland, Niki Caro, Qiang, ComingSoon, Movie News, Hua Mulan

Washington’s Carl Yuan is tied for fourth entering final round of Pac-12 men’s golf

Yuan and Washington State’s Zach Anderson are among five golfers tied for fourth. Washington State is 6th, eight strokes ahead of the Huskies.
Tags: News, Washington, Sports, Golf, Washington State, Yuan, Huskies, Cougars, Zach Anderson, Carl Yuan