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- Apple announces AirPods Pro repair plan
- "Glory of the King" officially announced the first licensed TV series
- Kuaishou submits a prospectus to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange at the earliest next week
- The latest robot mimics eye contact more naturally
- Sony and Microsoft's new console will start a sales competition
- Cherry releases MC 3.1 RGB gaming mouse
- Ant Group: Over 700,000 winning numbers in the subscription
- EU antitrust director: there is no need to split up tech giants
- Last year, the total output value of China's science fiction industry increased by more than 40% year-on-year
- The Three Gorges Project completed the overall completion acceptance
- Yonghui responded to the incident of employees stepping on frozen fish and shrimp
- Gucci became the most popular fashion brand in the third quarter
- The first "007" Sean Connery and director Zhang Yi pass away
- Hot discussion among netizens: Coca-Cola and Mengniu established a "Ke Niu" company
- Book on Monday: "Business of Birth, Old Age, Disease and Death"
Apple announces AirPods Pro recall plan
Apple announced on its official website that it has confirmed that a small number of AirPods Pro will make popping noises, static noise, or the active noise reduction function will not work properly. For this batch of affected devices, Apple and authorized service providers will overhaul them for free.
"Glory of the King" officially announced the first licensed TV series
Yesterday, the official Weibo of "Glory of Kings" announced the first officially authorized film and television series "You are my glory".
The play is directed by Wang Zhi, starring Di Lieba, Pan Yueming, Hu Ke, Wang Yanlin, Yang Yang, etc., and is adapted from Gu Man's novel of the same name. It tells the story of aerospace designer Yu Tu who reunited with her former high school classmate and today's female superstar Qiao Jingjing many years later.
In addition, "King of Glory" also announced other IP projects, including "King of Glory"'s first 3D hero drama, and "Code: Departure" and "Code: Breaking Dawn" two orthodox new games of King IP.
Kuaishou submits a prospectus to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange at the earliest next week
The Beijing News Shell Finance has learned from multiple sources that Kuaishou will publicly submit the prospectus on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange as early as next week and complete the initial public offering at the end of this year or early next year at the earliest.
Both Tencent and Alibaba Group (or Yunfeng Fund) will subscribe in this round of public offerings. Tencent is a cornerstone investor, and Alibaba Group (or Yunfeng Fund) is also striving to subscribe for more shares.
Latest epidemic figures
Domestic (excluding Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan) data have been published : On November 1, 24 newly confirmed cases were confirmed, including 21 imported cases (6 in Shanghai, 5 in Guangdong, 3 in Shanxi, 3 in Gansu, and 2 in Sichuan , 1 case in Tianjin, 1 case in Jiangsu), 3 local cases (all in Xinjiang); no new deaths; 1 new suspected case, which is an imported case (in Shanghai).
Hong Kong : On October 31, there were 7 new confirmed cases, 1 local infection case and 6 overseas imported cases. A total of 5330 confirmed cases have been reported in Hong Kong.
Overseas : As of 7:00 on November 2nd, a total of 46,714,487 confirmed cases overseas, a total of 1,200,005 deaths, and a total of 33,409,496 cured cases.
Disney's latest robot mimics eye contact more naturally
According to The Verge, Disney Research's latest robot can more naturally imitate human facial movements, especially subtle movements such as blinking and scanning.
A series of sensors are installed on the chest of the robot. When a human approaches, the sensors will trigger the robot’s interaction mechanism. The robot will display natural responses that combine direct vision, glance, blinking, and nodding to convey "complex social and emotional states." ". Traditional robots tend to stare directly at the opposite person, making them more rigid.
Sony and Microsoft's new console will start a sales competition
According to Kyodo News, Sony and Microsoft will successively release new game consoles in November.
Sony will release PlayStation 5 on November 12, and Microsoft will release Xbox Series X on November 10, officially launching sales competition. PS5 and Xbox are both priced at 49,980 yen (about RMB 3196).
At the same time, the PS5 without optical drive is ¥39,980, and the Xbox low-priced Series S is ¥29,980. In order to counter the PS5, Series S lowered its original price of 32,980 yen.
Cherry releases MC 3.1 RGB gaming mouse
According to IT Home News, Cherry released the MC 3.1 gaming mouse with a symmetrical design and a crawler wheel design, claiming to have a more comfortable grip and improved operation accuracy.
In addition, it is also equipped with a high-resolution optical Pixart sensor, which can be adjusted via software or the DPI switch on the bottom.
Ant Group: Over 700,000 winning numbers in the subscription
Ant Group announced the status of online issuance subscription and lottery. In the end, there were 701,696 winning numbers, and each winning number corresponds to the subscription of 500 shares of Ant Group.
According to the announcement, as online investors’ initial effective subscription multiple is 872.31 times, which is higher than 100 times, the issuer and joint lead underwriters have decided to initiate a reversal mechanism to return 33,414,500 shares from offline to online. The final online issuance of 351 million shares, accounting for 18.26% of the number of A-shares issued this time.
EU antitrust director: there is no need to split up the technology giants
According to Sina news, European Commissioner Margaret Westage said in an interview that she did not think it was necessary to split up the technology giants. "So far, we have not had any cases that could lead to such behavior," although the EU may take this step in extreme circumstances.
Westag will announce the new draft rules for the digital industry on December 2, and her proposal must be agreed with the member states and the European Parliament.
In 2019, the total output value of China's science fiction industry increased by more than 40% year-on-year
"Interface" cited the "2020 China Science Fiction Industry Report" and pointed out that in 2019, the total output value of China's science fiction industry reached 65.871 billion yuan, an increase of 44.3% over 2018.
From the perspective of the market segment of the science fiction industry in 2019, science fiction games accounted for the highest proportion. In 2019, a total of 1,380 domestic online games were reviewed, of which science fiction games accounted for about 15%, and the annual output value exceeded 43 billion yuan.
The Three Gorges Project completed the overall completion acceptance
According to Xinhuanet, the Ministry of Water Resources and the National Development and Reform Commission announced yesterday that the Three Gorges Project has completed all the procedures for the overall completion acceptance.
According to the acceptance conclusion, the construction tasks of the Three Gorges Project were fully completed, the quality of the project met the specifications and design requirements, and the overall performance was excellent, the operation continued to be in good condition, and the comprehensive benefits such as flood control, power generation, shipping, and water resources utilization were brought into full play.
Yonghui responded to the incident of employees stepping on frozen fish and shrimp
According to Sina news, on October 30, a netizen posted a video saying that there were supermarket salesmen walking directly on frozen goods at the Wanda store in Yonghui Sanming, Fujian.
In response, Yonghui Supermarket responded that the store had removed all the counter products from the shelves and destroyed them, and completed the all-round cleaning and disinfection of the counter, and also severely dealt with the employees involved.
Gucci became the most popular fashion brand in the third quarter
Fashion search engine Lyst released the ranking of global hot brands in the third quarter of 2020. Among them, Gucci replaced Nike, the champion of the previous quarter, and won the first place. The remaining top five brands are Off-White, Nike, Prada and Balenciaga.
The first "007" Sean Connery and director Zhang Yi pass away
On October 31, local time, the famous British movie star and the first 007 Sean Connery passed away at the age of 90.
On November 1, film director Zhang Yi died of illness at the age of 69. He won the Golden Horse Award and Best Director at the Asia Pacific Film Festival in 1985 with "I Lived Like This". In the 1980s, Zhang Yi and his wife Yang Huishan co-founded Liuli Gongfang and have been devoted to Liuli art for many years.
Coca-Cola and Mengniu established the "Ke Niu" company
According to Tianyan Check, Mengniu and Coca-Cola have recently established a new joint venture company under the name "Keniu Le Dairy Products Co., Ltd.". The company's registered capital is 68,859,400 US dollars, and its business scope includes production, sales and marketing of low-temperature milk products.
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Title: "Business of birth, old age, sickness and death"
Author: Chen Chunjing
Publication time: October 2020
Through in-depth and detailed ethnographic interviews in Shanghai and other places, the development process of the Chinese life insurance market under the cultural taboo of avoiding death and the micro-politics behind it was recorded.
The author Chen Chunjing is an associate professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Hong Kong. Her current research topics include informal payment and social relations in China's medical services, doctor-patient relations, and the social and cultural implications of China's social credit system.
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