Morning Post | Apple’s official website product discounts / Musk denies his involvement in the marriage of Google founders / The first domestically produced new crown oral drug is approved
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- Apple launches limited-time 4-day offer
- Musk denies meddling in Google founder's marriage
- The first domestically produced new crown oral drug approved
- Wu Zunyou: Monkeypox epidemic will not cause large-scale epidemic in my country
- Alibaba files for dual primary listing in Hong Kong, New York
- China Mobile "Hefeixin" will stop providing services
- Luo Min said that only high-level fans are eligible to partner
- Airbnb supports telecommuting in 20 locations around the world
- Future machines can 'sniff' out explosives and your underlying disease
- A roundup of predictions about the AirPods Pro 2
- SKYWORTH Releases PANCAKE 1 6 DoF All-in-One VR Machine
- OnePlus Ace Pro will be released on August 3
- Marvel develops "thanks with the same style" infinite gloves
- Kiehl's and Wang Laoji create a "Calendula Herbal Tea Shop" pop-up store
- Hasbro launches 3D printed 'selfie series'
- "Seventh Five-Year Plan" released in Chinese characters
- "Fast Pursuit 4" is set for March next year
- "Don't Worry My Love" opens in North America on September 23
Yesterday, Apple announced that it will start a new refreshing special event, and all iPhone 13 products can be discounted by 600 yuan. If you plan to participate in this promotion, then here are the things you need to pay attention to:
July 29 to August 1.
Apple official website, Apple Store online store and Apple Store retail store.
Activity products & promotions:
The iPhone 13 series can be discounted by 600 yuan;
iPhone SE (third generation) can save 200 yuan;
500 yuan off iPhone12 and iPhone12 mini;
Apple Watch SE can be discounted by 200 yuan;
AirPods series are 150-250 yuan off.
Designated purchase method:
Use Alipay, Huabei Installment, China Merchants Bank, China Construction Bank, and Industrial and Commercial Bank of China to purchase eligible products.
Note that most are limited to one-time payments or 12-month installments.
This offer is not in conjunction with any other promotions, discounts or offers, such as business customer offers, employee offers of all kinds, and Apple University offers.
However, the Apple Trade In program and the iPhone Annual Refresh program are excluded.
Also, each customer is limited to 2 units per product category.
Musk had a "brief affair" with Nicole Shanshan, the wife of Google co-founder Sergey Brin, last year, WSJ reported.
In response, Musk responded to the question on Twitter, denying that he had a "romantic relationship" with Sergey Brin's wife:
"Sergey Brin and I are friends and we went to a party together last night. I've only seen Nicole twice in three years, both times with a lot of people. There's no love story (between us)."
It is reported that Sergey Brin and Larry Page co-founded Google. In 2019, Brin announced that he was stepping down as president of Google, but he still retained a controlling stake.
During the 2008 financial crisis, Brin provided Tesla with $500,000 in funding, and in 2015, Google participated in a $1 billion investment in SpaceX.
Brin has allegedly asked his financial advisers to sell his personal investment in Musk's company following tensions between the two. Moreover, Brin filed for divorce earlier this year, citing "irreconcilable differences."
However, according to the first financial report, no public documents have been inquired to confirm that Brin has sold his holdings in related companies.
Source: First Financial & WSJ
On July 25, the State Food and Drug Administration approved the registration application of Henan True Biotechnology Co., Ltd. for the addition of azvudine tablets for the treatment of new coronavirus pneumonia.
This move means that the first small molecule oral innovative drug for the treatment of new coronavirus pneumonia in China has been officially approved.
Azvudine is an oral dual-target nucleoside antiviral drug with significant and broad-spectrum antiviral effects on HIV, HCV, EV71 and HBV in vitro.
In the Phase III clinical trial of Azvudine Tablets for the treatment of new coronavirus pneumonia indications , Azvudine Tablets showed the following performance:
- 1. Significantly improve clinical symptoms: Azvudine tablets can significantly shorten the symptom improvement time in patients with moderate new coronavirus infection pneumonia.
- 2. Inhibition of the new coronavirus: Azvudine has the activity of inhibiting the new coronavirus, and the virus clearance time is about 5 days.
- 3. Safety: Azvudine tablets were generally well tolerated, and there was no statistical difference in the incidence of adverse events between the Azvudine group and the placebo group.
According to public information, as an AIDS drug, the price of Azvudine is 25.86 yuan/mg (tablet).
In addition, in addition to the approval of the real biological azvudine, in the current domestic new crown oral drug market, Junshi Bio 's VV116 and Kintor Pharmaceutical's proclutamide are both in the stage of preparation for launch.
Source: Jiemian News &
Yesterday, Wu Zunyou, chief epidemiologist of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, issued an article explaining the monkeypox epidemic.
He said: "Judging from the population and transmission methods of monkeypox in Europe and the United States, it is only a matter of time before monkeypox spreads to mainland China, Hong Kong, and Macau.
(However) due to the limitation of the mode of transmission, the speed of its spread and the range of people affected are far from that of the new crown epidemic. In other words, the monkeypox outbreak will not cause a massive epidemic in our country. "
In addition, on the 25th local time, the first confirmed case of monkeypox was found in Japan, and the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a global travel warning on the monkeypox epidemic. Data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that there have been more than 2,800 confirmed cases of monkeypox in the United States, and the monkeypox virus has been detected in wastewater in many places in California.
On July 26, Alibaba Group issued an announcement:
The board of directors has authorized the management of the group to submit an application to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange to add Hong Kong as the main listing venue. After the Hong Kong Stock Exchange completes the review process, Alibaba will be dually listed on the main board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange.
According to the Alibaba Group announcement, the relevant process is expected to be completed by the end of 2022. Thereafter, Alibaba's depositary shares listed in the United States and ordinary shares listed in Hong Kong will continue to be convertible. Investors can continue to choose to hold Alibaba shares in one of these forms.
China Mobile recently issued an announcement announcing that it would stop providing the "Hefeixin" service, which means that the Fetion app will officially step down from the historical stage.
According to the official website announcement, Hefeixin will stop providing services on September 30, and users will not be able to log in and use Hefeixin. “It is necessary to back up and save important data in advance, because the user’s personal information will be deleted after the storage period.”
"Hefeixin", formerly known as "Fetion", is an instant messaging service launched by China Mobile in 2007. It integrates voice, GPRS, SMS and other communication methods. It features SMS discounts, and free exchange of information between mobile and PC.
In the era of 2G feature phones, Fetion gained 500 million registered users and nearly 100 million active users during peak periods. It once entered the second place in domestic instant messaging software and became the communication tool second only to Tencent QQ.
Source: Southern Metropolis Daily
A few days ago, Qudian CEO Luo Min made a high-profile announcement in the live broadcast that he would enter the pre-made dish track by relying on strong subsidies, and plans to "support 100,000 users to start businesses and open offline stores in the next three years."
However, Qudian and Luo Min were controversial due to the campus loan business they had previously operated.
Recently, Luo Min revealed the selection criteria for Qudian franchisees in the live broadcast, causing controversy again.
It is reported that Luo Min divided fans into three levels in the live broadcast: "If the level is not enough, we will not give you this opportunity. This is a kind of belief logic."
In addition, he once called the "Bao Ma" group to join in the live broadcast room, saying that "opening a store near the community can easily earn thousands of dollars per month."
Source: 36kr & boss hookup
On July 25, Airbnb announced that it is partnering with 20 travel destinations, including Bali, the Canary Islands and the Caribbean, to support telecommuting.
Airbnb will work closely with the local government to create a dedicated and customized information center for the local area, showcasing local long-term housing sources and important immigration and tax policies; it will also conduct educational activities with destinations to improve the sojourn of telecommuters Assure.
Previously, Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky announced that Airbnb employees would be able to work from anywhere on a permanent basis.
Future machines can 'sniff' out explosives and your underlying disease
A recent report in "WSJ" pointed out that just as image technology can recognize faces and audio technology can extract text content, researchers are broadening our understanding and application of odor information.
The sense of smell is complex.
On the one hand, the smell itself is composed of many different chemicals, and on the other hand, the olfactory receptors of animals are also very diverse. In humans, we only have three color receptors, but hundreds of olfactory receptors.
Startup Koniku uses bioengineered living nerve cells directly as the basis for sensors to recognize subtle scent signatures to identify explosives. Koniku plans to use the sensor in airport scenarios in the future.
MIT's Dr. Mershin uses scent technology to identify prostate cancer, the scent recognition system is based on artificial intelligence technology. The Mershin team says the system is currently 90 percent accurate.
While none of these technologies are in widespread use, experts concerned with data privacy have warned that odor monitoring could jeopardize personal privacy.
For example, someone might apply the technology to a mobile phone that monitors the user's scent to identify health problems.
But it can "sniff" not only health information, but also other personal information of users, such as diet or other living habits, because many factors can affect people's body odor.
We are not ready for the application of this technology. It will raise deep ethical dilemmas.
If you want to know more, read https://go.ifanr.com/lFEhWx
A roundup of predictions about the AirPods Pro 2
Apple is expected to launch the AirPods Pro 2 in the fall of 2022, and 9to5mac has compiled everything we know about the AirPods Pro 2 so far.
- Appearance: The rod design is still used, but the earbuds have been adjusted
- Color: may only be available in white version
- Sound quality: Lossless support with Bluetooth Low Energy and LC3 codec
- Chip: Equipped with the next-generation H1 chip, which is Apple's self-developed audio processor
- Health: Unlikely to have heart rate monitoring
- Charging: will still have a Lightning port
In addition, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo also said that due to Apple's product segmentation strategy, AirPods Pro may be discontinued after Apple launches AirPods Pro 2.
On July 25, Skyworth released the world's first consumer-grade short-focus 6 DoF VR all-in-one machine, the PANCAKE 1C/PANCAKE 1/PANCAKE 1 Pro.
The single eye resolution of PANCAKE 1 is 2280×2280 1512PPI. The volume is only 1/4 of the traditional Fresnel lens. mainframe design.
The PANCAKE 1 Pro has the same resolution and supports eye tracking, gesture recognition, RGB see-through, miniled backlighting, and more.
The initial price of PANCAKE 1C is 2,999 yuan, and the initial price of PANCAKE 1 is 3,999 yuan. The pre-sale will start on August 26, and the PANCAKE 1 Pro is expected to go on sale at the end of the year.
OnePlus announced that it will release a new product of the Ace series, the OnePlus Ace Pro, on August 3, positioning itself as a "new benchmark for performance phones".
The new phone is equipped with the first-generation Snapdragon 8+ mobile platform, with a 6.7-inch display, and its AnTuTu score is 1141383.
But according to IT House, the OnePlus Ace Pro is expected to eliminate the physical mute slider switch, and there is currently no sign of using any Hasselblad-branded camera system.
OnePlus Ace Pro is available in Hessian and Qingwu colors, and appointments are now open.
Source: Dynamic Technology & IT House
Marvel recently announced that it will cooperate with jewelry design company ECG (East Continental Gems) to launch an "Infinity Glove" that is the same as Thanos.
The glove will be inlaid with "infinity stones" cut from six real gemstones, including Colombian emeralds, Madagascar sapphires, and Mozambique oval rubies, representing time, space, reality, power, soul and mind.
The "Infinite Gloves" sells for $25 million (about 168 million yuan) and will be one of the most expensive comics in the world.
Source: Homeless Stars
Recently, Kiehl's and Wang Laoji brought "Calendula Herbal Tea Shop", which will be open for a limited time in Guangzhou Yongqingfang for 11 days.
The store has a giant marigold fountain at the entrance, and the store has five immersive spaces with a national trendy design.
At the same time, the store launched 6 co-branded special drinks such as "Huahua World Wanjie" and "Meiyou Can't Survive the Night", and co-branded peripherals such as paper fans, refrigerator magnets, and limited dialect cans were sold simultaneously.
Source: Ideal Living Lab
Recently, Hasbro and 3D printing company Formlabs launched a "selfie series".
Players can scan and upload their own faces through the "Hasbro Pulse" app, customize hairstyles, determine characters, etc., and let Formlabs use 3D printing to customize dolls.
The new series includes iconic characters from GI Joe, King Kong Warriors, Ghostbusters, Marvel and more. The personalization platform is expected to be available this fall.
Next, let's take a look at what new movie trends worth paying attention to~
"Seventh Five-Year Plan" released in Chinese characters
The "Seventh Five-Year Plan" on the theme of aging society released a Chinese-character preview yesterday, exploring the current group fear of aging in Japan.
The film is set in the near future. In order to solve the serious problem of population aging, the government will give the elderly over 75 the right to choose their own death, encourage the elderly to voluntarily accept euthanasia, and provide one-stop services such as psychological construction and compensation. .
Directed by female director Chie Hayakawa, the film was shortlisted for Un Certain Regard at Cannes and won the Caméra d'Or with special honors.
Source: A Lighthouse
"Fast Pursuit 4" is set for March next year
Recently, Keanu Reeves released the first trailer for the new film "Fast Pursuit 4".
Keanu returns to play "dog lover" John Wick, the film is directed by Chad Stahelski, Donnie Yen, Scott Adkins, Sawayama Rina, Sanada Hiroyuki, Laurence Fishburne, Shamir Anderson, among others.
The new film will be released in North America on March 24, 2023.
Source: Deep Focus
"Don't Worry My Love" opens in North America on September 23
The thriller film "Don't Worry Darling" (Don't Worry Darling) recently released a new trailer.
The film tells the story of an experimental utopian community whose seemingly peaceful lives hide terrifying secrets.
The new film is directed by Olivia Wilde, starring Florence Pugh and Harry Styles, and the cast also includes Chris Pine, Gemma Chen, Kiki Lane, Nick Kerr Rolle et al.
Source: Ideal Living Lab
Vincent Schwenk is a 3D artist, and this time, he brought an updated version of the "Folk Legend Dancer" inflatable doll (Tube Man) that is always at the entrance of the mall.
The evolved Tube Man has new equipment, more fashionable clothing, and greatly improved flexibility.
Fashion in plaid, cotton and silk sewn together
In fact, these "dance balls" were made by Vincent on the computer, and you can also think of it as an experiment about "textures" and "materials".
The treatment of gloss and softness makes the villain look realistic
Vincent hopes that while making everyone happy through the project "When the K Hits", he can also encourage everyone to pick up the fun of dancing again in the shadow of the epidemic.
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