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Apple explains the "recurrence" problem of deleted photos: the database is damaged and has nothing to do with iCloud

Musk admits that his AI is not as good as ChatGPT and will work hard to catch up within this year

Sources say OpenAI has scrapped the "hush" agreement for departing employees

After failing to achieve sales exceeding 10,000 for several consecutive months, it is reported that Xpeng Motors has replaced its sales manager

It is reported that AI expert Yang Hongxia has resigned from Byte and is preparing to start her own business

Google parent company and Meta offer Hollywood high prices to negotiate content licensing

Microsoft experienced an outage, affecting search functions such as ChatGPT and Copilot

OPPO, vivo, and Xiaomi will gradually clean up 32-bit apps in their app stores

Samsung requires independent repair shops to provide owner information and "report" third-party accessories

Chief Scientist of Meta: Large language models cannot achieve human intelligence

Multiple selling points of Honor 200 series mobile phones announced: four-curved screen with equal depth

BYD Qin L officially announced to be launched on May 28

Beirui Sunflower joins forces with Alibaba Cloud Wuying to launch cloud desktop products

Kabosu, the prototype of the famous emoticon Doge passed away

The high-definition remake of "Iron Armored Treasure" will be launched on the mainland platform on May 29

 News worth watching over the weekend

Apple explains the "recurrence" problem of deleted photos: the database is damaged and has nothing to do with iCloud

Recently, Apple pushed the iOS 17.5 update, and many users discovered that photos deleted a few years ago reappeared in the database, sparking heated discussions.

Yesterday, Apple officially issued a statement explaining the cause of this bug: this is a problem caused by "database corruption".

Some users reported that photos deleted in 2010 have reappeared. Apple said that this was not due to a problem with the iCloud Photo Library , but because the photos were backed up and data migrated when the photos were not completely deleted locally on the device. At this time, these Photos that are not completely deleted will also be transferred to the other device . Apple also stated that these photos that have not been completely deleted will not be synced to iCloud.

Some users reported that their photos reappeared on iPads they sold to friends, even though they had deleted the contents of the iPad before selling it. Apple said that this was impossible if the device had been "erased of all content and Settings", all content will be completely deleted.

Apple emphasized that this bug is not common and Apple cannot access users' photos and videos. Apple pushed the iOS 17.5.1 update this week to fix this bug.

Musk admits that his AI is not as good as ChatGPT and will work hard to catch up within this year

Recently, Elon Musk delivered a video speech and remote interview at the VivaTech conference in Paris, where he talked about some topics about AI.

He criticized OpenAI and Google, saying that AI should be trained to be honest, not "politically correct"

Musk compared training AI with parenting: "What matters is what values ​​you use to 'raise' it. I care about the values ​​of Microsoft, Google, and OpenAI."

Musk also talked about the chatbot Grok of his AI startup xAI, claiming to build it into an AI chatbot that is "rigorous, truth-seeking, and the funniest." However, he admitted that Grok is competing with OpenAI and Google. Previously, it was still necessary to "catch up" , and Musk also added that it may be possible to catch up by the end of this year.

Bloomberg reported yesterday that xAI will complete a round of financing in June, and its post-financing valuation may exceed US$24 billion.

Sources say OpenAI has scrapped the "hush" agreement for departing employees

On Thursday, local time, OpenAI sent a message to former employees, repealing the ban on former employees talking publicly about the company, and stating that it would not cancel employees’ vested equity and any benefits received, and current employees have also received relevant notifications.

Recently, media reported that OpenAI has set a very strict ban on resigned employees. They are permanently prohibited from talking about the company, otherwise they will lose their equity, which means quite huge profits.

After the report came out, OpenAI CEO Sam Altman and chief strategy officer Jason Kwon apologized and said they had "complete ignorance" before. However, new information later came to light, and the names of these two executives appeared on relevant documents. sign.

After failing to achieve sales exceeding 10,000 for several consecutive months, it is reported that Xpeng Motors has replaced its sales manager

Jiemian News learned that Gu Yuanqin, vice president of operation and management of Xpeng Motors' financial platform, succeeded Wang Tong and concurrently served as the head of sales of Xpeng Motors. Wang Tong was transferred to manage the president's business and served as sales head for only one year.

It has been previously reported that Xpeng Motors requires dealers to purchase half of the target sales volume of vehicles every month in order to achieve faster delivery and improve efficiency. This model is expected to be fully operational in April. However, the latest news from Jiemian News pointed out that due to internal concerns and resistance from dealers, the wholesale sales model has only been tested in gray scale on a small scale so far, making it difficult to promote it nationwide.

Sources revealed that at the end of last year, a dealer group in Shanghai purchased more than 400 new cars to reserve inventory in order to help Xiaopeng achieve its monthly sales target, but this batch of cars has not yet been cleared.

Xpeng Motors delivered a total of 21,821 vehicles in the first quarter of this year, and has been unable to achieve sales of over 10,000 vehicles for several months.

It is reported that AI expert Yang Hongxia has resigned from Byte and is preparing to start her own business

36 Krypton learned that Yang Hongxia, Bytedance’s large language model research and development technical expert, has recently resigned from Bytedance and has begun preparing for AI entrepreneurial projects.

In March last year, it was reported that Yang Hongxia joined the Byte AML (machine learning system) team and reported to Xiang Liang, the head of the ByteDance AML and Doubao large model Foundation team, to engage in the research and development of large language models in Seattle, USA.

Previously, Yang Hongxia served as the technical director of the ultra-large-scale multi-modal pre-training model of Alibaba Damo Academy, and was the main promoter of the evolution of related models to trillions of scales.

Google parent company and Meta offer Hollywood high prices to negotiate content licensing

Bloomberg has learned from people familiar with the matter that Google parent companies Alphabet and Meta have held discussions with major Hollywood film production companies. These technology giants want to obtain permission from the studios to use their content in their AI video generation tools.

Both tech giants are developing technology to generate lifelike scenes from text prompts, and are offering tens of millions of dollars to movie companies in the hope of some kind of collaboration. It is reported that OpenAI is also conducting similar negotiations.

It is reported that Warner Bros. is willing to license some of its programs to train models, but the scope is limited and not all content will be archived. Disney and Netflix are reluctant to license content, but have expressed interest in other types of cooperation.

Microsoft experienced an outage, affecting search functions such as ChatGPT and Copilot

On Thursday, Microsoft's global Bing search malfunctioned, affecting the domestic search version of Bing search. The relevant web pages could not be displayed, but it has now returned to normal.

The impact is not limited to the Bing search service, but many services that call the Bing search API are also affected.

At 11 a.m. local time, OpenAI issued a statement stating that due to a Bing API failure, the ChatGPT browser tool was also interrupted, which lasted for up to 8 hours. At present, all problems have been resolved and the service is running normally.

Microsoft's own generative AI Copilot was also paralyzed during the failure, loading continuously and unable to display results normally. It has been restored.

The search engine DuckDuckGo was also affected and has now returned to normal.

Until yesterday morning, some services calling Bing API were still affected, but now they have basically returned to normal. Microsoft has not yet responded to the Bing outage.

OPPO, vivo, and Xiaomi will gradually clean up 32-bit apps in their app stores

Yesterday, the Mobile Intelligent Terminal Ecological Alliance (Gold Label Alliance) officially announced that in order to avoid the problem of applications being unable to be installed and used on new phones in the second half of 2024, developers must complete 64-bit adaptation before August 31, 2024. .

As members of the alliance, vivo, OPPO, and Xiaomi will gradually clean up 32-bit applications in their own app stores, and implement relevant risk warnings and other measures for 32-bit applications that are no longer on the shelves. The Gold Label Alliance stated that the full adaptation rate of the three software stores has reached more than 98.65%, but there are still 4,700+ (99% not available) key applications that affect users' daily life have not been adapted to 64-bit.

The Gold Label Alliance stated that Google has restricted 32-bit applications on Android 15 in 2024, which means that new phones equipped with Android 15 starting in September 2024 will not be able to install and use 32-bit applications.

The Gold Label Alliance is an open, non-profit social organization voluntarily jointly established by Chinese intelligent terminal manufacturers OPPO, vivo, Xiaomi, Alibaba, Baidu and Tencent.

Samsung requires independent repair shops to provide owner information and "report" third-party accessories

404 Media obtained relevant contracts, which show that Samsung requires independent repair shops to provide Samsung with the names, contact information, mobile phone identifiers, and customer complaint details of users who come for repairs, and even requires these repair shops to "immediately disassemble" the batteries in customers' mobile phones. third-party parts and "immediately report" them to Samsung, otherwise Samsung will not provide official parts to these independent repair shops.

Before this report broke out, repair provider iFixit announced that it would terminate its partnership with Samsung. After June 17, iFixit will no longer be the "official" third-party parts and tools distributor for Samsung mobile phones. iFixit says Samsung parts prices are too high and the level of repairability of Samsung devices is "frustrating."

 Chief Scientist of Meta: Large language models cannot achieve human intelligence

Meta artificial intelligence director and chief AI scientist Yann Lecun recently accepted an interview with the Financial Times and expressed some views on large artificial intelligence models.

Yang Likun believes that large language models will never be able to achieve human-like reasoning and planning capabilities because large models “have a very limited understanding of logic, cannot understand the physical world, have no persistent memory, cannot reasonably define reasoning about nouns, and cannot level plan".

Yang Likun opposes AI that relies on promoting large language models to pursue human intelligence levels, because large language models rely on correct data training and are inherently unsafe.

Therefore, Yang Likun is developing a new generation of AI systems, hoping to achieve human intelligence levels, but he believes it will take another ten years to achieve this.

Multiple selling points of Honor 200 series mobile phones announced: four-curved screen with equal depth

Honor has previously announced the Honor 200 series of mobile phones that will be released on May 27. Yesterday, it officially revealed several core selling points of the Honor 200.

The Honor 200 standard version will be equipped with a "full depth floating four-curved screen", while the Honor 200 Pro will be equipped with a "suspended streamlined four-curved screen", which the official claims can provide both a "straight screen experience" and a "curved screen feel".

This screen is also equipped with the new Oasis eye protection technology, which was first launched on the Honor 100 series. At that time, it brought 3840Hz ultra-high frequency PWM dimming. It is expected that the Honor 200 series will receive an upgrade.

Honor also revealed the "Qinghai Lake battery" of the Honor 200 series, with a capacity of 5200 mAh.

Honor also previously announced that the Honor 200 series of images will focus on "portraits" and introduce AI technology, claiming to "introduce century-old legendary light and shadow technology to mobile phone portrait photography."

BYD Qin L officially announced to be launched on May 28

Lu Tian, ​​general manager of BYD Dynasty Online Sales Division, announced yesterday that the BYD Qin L model will be officially launched on May 28, with the slogan "Industrial Miracle".

It is reported that BYD Qin L is positioned as a mid-level sedan and will be equipped with the fifth-generation DM-i hybrid system, which is positioned higher than the Qin PLUS DM-i currently on sale.

Yesterday, the unveiling ceremony of "The Birthplace of the World's First Plug-in Hybrid Vehicle" was held in BYD Xi'an High-tech Industrial Park. Li Yunfei, general manager of BYD's Public Relations Office, said that BYD will hold a large-scale press conference on May 28, which will focus on hybrid technology. "Enlarge move".

Beirui Sunflower joins forces with Alibaba Cloud Wuying to launch cloud desktop products

Bei Rui Sunflower and Alibaba Cloud Wuying announced the joint launch of a high-performance cloud desktop product that can turn a user's laptop or mobile phone into a high-performance PC.

Bei Rui Sunflower Cloud Desktop is a high-performance virtual computer in the cloud. Through the connection protocol of the virtual desktop, the computer's hardware resources are provided to users in an on-demand service and elastic allocation service model. Users only need to connect to the cloud computer server through a terminal device to enjoy the same computing and usage experience as a traditional computer.

In terms of performance, Sunflower Cloud Desktop breaks through the limitations of native hardware and uses the elastic computing power of enterprise-class servers, which can adjust the configuration at any time according to needs. It has a variety of commonly used office and professional software built-in, and supports one-click file transfer and remote operation, making it convenient for users to work anytime and anywhere.

Sunflower Cloud Desktop has entered the public beta stage, with a starting price of 9 yuan, and is suitable for various application scenarios such as remote office, 3D design, video rendering and remote gaming.

Kabosu, the prototype of the famous emoticon Doge passed away

The prototype of the world-famous emoticon "Doge", Shiba Inu Kabosu, passed away at 7:50 Japan time yesterday at the age of 18. His owner announced the news on social platforms.

A photo of Kabosu taken in 2013 quickly became popular on the Internet and became the famous Internet meme "Doge". It was rated as the top meme by the website "Know Your Meme" that year, and domestic social platforms also have emoticons based on it.

It is reported that a memorial service for Kabosu will be held this Sunday.

The high-definition remake of "Iron Armored Treasure" will be launched on the mainland platform on May 29

Yesterday, the famous special-shooting work "Iron Armor Little Treasure" officially announced that the high-definition remake of "Iron Armor Little Treasure" will be launched on Youku, Bilibili, and iQiyi platforms on May 29. It will premiere with 4 episodes and will be available in Chinese and Japanese versions. With version, 2 episodes will be updated every Monday and Wednesday at 18:00.

"Iron Armor" was broadcast in Japan in 1997 with a total of 52 episodes. It was later introduced to the country and gained a high reputation in the country. It tells the story of the robot Kabuda teaming up with robots and human partners to find the Peace Planet without fear of enemy obstruction. story.

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One Fun Thing | A "salt-reducing spoon" that electrifies your tongue to reduce your salt intake

Japan's Kirin Beer Company recently announced that its "electronic salt-reducing spoon" has entered the trial production stage. This spoon will "concentrate sodium ions on the tongue" through a small current, thereby increasing the salty taste perceived by the user and reducing the amount of salt used.

According to reports, this spoon can achieve "1.5" times the salty perception effect, reducing salt intake by up to 30%, thus reducing the risk of diseases such as high blood pressure.

This spoon will initially be produced in a limited quantity of 200 pieces, priced at 19,800 yen (equivalent to approximately RMB 912.89), and is planned to be sold to markets outside Japan next year.

Interesting comments from domestic netizens: Increasing the current can also replace Sichuan peppercorns and peppercorns.

What to watch on the weekend | "Everything About Lily Zhou"

"All About Lily Chou" is directed by Shunji Iwai and stars Hayato Ichihara, Shugo Shinsei, Yu Aoi and others.

Hasumi Yuichi lives in a quiet small town with his mother, stepfather, and younger brother. He became good friends with his classmate Hoshino Shusuke. Hoshino was originally a student with excellent academic performance, but he was jealous of his classmates. When a group of classmates returned from Okinawa during the summer vacation, Hoshino's personality changed drastically and he began to enjoy bullying his classmates with cruel methods. Yuichi was not immune to this.

Yuichi has a withdrawn personality and likes the singer Lily Zhou. He met a person named "Qingmao" on the Lily Zhou forum he established. Both Yuichi and Qingmao live a difficult life. The two encourage each other and agree to meet at Lily Zhou's concert. The appearance of "Qingmao" surprises Yuichi.

In addition to the movie, the soundtrack of the movie starring Japanese singer Salyu as the virtual singer "Lily Zhou" is not to be missed.

Guide to buying books without reading | "My Altay"

"My Altay" is a prose work by the author Li Juan. It originally records every bit of the author's life in the Altay region in northern Xinjiang, including the memories and insights of people and events. The text in the book is clear and pure, and the texture is pure. It reproduces the scenery and people in northern Xinjiang in an original way, and is full of a simple and refreshing atmosphere.

Li Juan is known as "a fresh breath of fresh air in the literary world", and the TV series of the same name adapted from "My Altay" has also been popular recently.

Game recommendation | "Time and Space Fantasy"

"Braid" has a mysterious plot, which basically describes the story of a protagonist named "Tim" trying to save a princess from a monster. However, various clues revealed in the story have led to various interpretations: the story may be about an indecisive relationship between the protagonist and the princess, and some people interpret it as describing the development of the atomic bomb.

"Braid" has a typical side-scrolling style: players must control the protagonist to run, jump, and climb through a series of levels composed of platforms, while solving puzzles and defeating enemies. Players can also control the passage of time in the game and reverse actions that have been taken.

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