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  • China Consumers Association named KFC Bubble Mart: contrary to public order, good customs and legal spirit
  • It is rumored that a number of Korean auto-related companies are united, hoping to become an Apple car supplier
  • WeChat gray test circle of friends folding picture function
  • Meizu 10 mobile phone released
  • Sony Launches "Spider-Man: Homeless Heroes" Co-branded Walkman
  • More than 70 South Korean employees diagnosed with new crown after attending CES
  • Huawei Petal search engine officially launched in China
  • Meta VR device accused of child sexual harassment risk
  • A total of 8.73 million vehicles will be recalled in China in 2021, Mercedes-Benz tops the list
  • OPPO ranks among the top 50 US patent licensing list in 2021
  • P&G launches BeautySphere, an online virtual space
  • The first flagship store of Oriental fragrance brand "Guanxia" officially opened in Shanghai
  • STARBUCKS TOUCH The Drip is back with Starbucks and BEAMS
  • Thursday cloud check-in

China Consumers Association named KFC Bubble Mart: contrary to public order, good customs and legal spirit

On January 12, the China Consumers Association released a consumer view, naming the "DIMOO Co-branded Blind Box Package" jointly launched by KFC and Bubble Mart.

The China Consumers Association believes that KFC, as a food operator, uses limited-edition blind box sales to induce and condone consumers’ irrational and excessive purchase of food packages, which is contrary to public order, good customs and the spirit of the law.

Recently, the "DIMOO Co-branded Blind Box Package" jointly launched by KFC and Bubble Mart, a blind box seller, has aroused widespread concern among consumers and the society. According to the sales rules of this package, in order to collect a complete set of dolls, at least 6 packages need to be purchased, and the probability of rare hidden items appearing is 1:72. To this end, some consumers did not hesitate to spend 10,494 yuan to buy 106 sets of meals at one time; there were also consumers who bought the "eat-for-you" service for "begging for a baby", hired someone to buy the meal-for-you package and obtained a blind box. Discard uneaten food directly.

At present, KFC and Bubble Mart have not responded to this. KFC customer service responded that KFC-related packages are still being sold as normal, and no adjustment notice has been received.

It is rumored that a number of Korean auto-related companies are united, hoping to become an Apple car supplier

According to Sina Digital, the main manufacturer of Apple's car is expected to be selected by the end of 2022, and some companies in South Korea are scrambling to provide parts. But at the same time, Apple is also constantly strengthening its secrecy measures.

Investment bank Wedbush said Apple will choose a major auto partner by the end of this year. According to the Korea Information Technology News Agency, after the selection, a full-scale development process will begin. It is said that on December 11, 2021, Apple executives visited the South Korean car company, which is the second time they have negotiated with the local company.

Apple is reportedly in talks with a major manufacturer, but has also said they want to use multiple South Korean electronics companies as their suppliers (rather than just one).

The report, citing industry sources, said a number of companies have formed a "task force" to jointly gain business from Apple. However, Apple is planning increased secrecy measures, which has made some companies reluctant to work with it: "Businesses related to Apple cars are conducted in a state of secrecy. If information is leaked to a company, the company may be subject to Removed from vendor candidate list. This was handled with great care."

It was these secrecy and security concerns that reportedly led Apple to abandon its production deal with Hyundai.

WeChat gray test circle of friends folding picture function

WeChat has launched a new feature "folding pictures of Moments".

It seems that the content and pictures of some Moments will be automatically folded by WeChat. At the same time, when a person publishes multiple advertisements in a row, they will also be folded into a collection page.

At present, this function should be still in a small-scale grayscale test, and some users may not be able to experience it. (Fast Technology)

Meizu 10 mobile phone released, equipped with National Core Tiger Ben priced from 699 yuan

Yesterday, Meizu 10 was officially released. It uses a 6.52-inch full-fit water drop screen, equipped with National Core Tiger Ben and the new Flyme 9 lite system. It has a built-in 5000mAh battery, a triple-camera system consisting of a 48-megapixel main camera on the rear, and a front-facing 8-megapixel camera that supports face unlocking and beauty.

The back cover is designed with tri-color glass, marked with an oleophobic layer on the tempered glass panel. Provides 3.5mm headphone jack, infrared remote control, dual card dual standby, 256GB TF card expansion, and USB-C interface configuration.

Meizu 10 comes in three versions, 4+64GB for 699 yuan, 4+128GB for 799 yuan, and 6+128GB for 899 yuan.

Sony Launches "Spider-Man: Homeless Heroes" Co-branded Walkman

With the popularity of "Spider-Man: Heroes of No Return", Sony launched a joint Walkman Walkman and two headphones.

Specifically, the co-branded devices are based on the WF-1000XM4 and WH-1000XM4/NWH wireless headphones, and the Walkman NW-A105/NWH. (3DMGame)

More than 70 South Korean employees diagnosed with new crown after attending CES

According to Yonhap News Agency, as of 0:00 on the 12th, more than 70 confirmed cases of the new crown were found among those who returned to South Korea after attending CES in Las Vegas last week. It is expected that this number will increase with the further development of the epidemic. Increase. (interface)

Huawei Petal search engine officially launched in China

The web version of Huawei's petal search engine Petal Search has recently been opened to domestic regions, with a relatively clean page design and no ads. In terms of functions, it supports pictures, news, videos, and academic searches.​

It is understood that Petal search is an alternative to Google search provided by Huawei, which has been released in overseas markets before. (IT House)

Meta VR equipment is refers to child molesters risk

According to The Guardian, the UK data watchdog is seeking to negotiate with Meta over child protection over concerns that Meta's VR headset, the Oculus Quest 2, could breach children's online safety laws.

Organized research shows that there have been multiple incidents of harassment of minors on VRChat, Oculus' top-selling social app. In the virtual world, for example, a teen is stalked by two men who are short of breath, while another laughs at them as "sex offenders."

Britain's data watchdog said it would contact Meta about complying with the age-appropriate design code. Meta responded that Oculus rules do not allow anyone under the age of 13 to create an account. (Southern Capital)

A total of 8.73 million vehicles will be recalled in China in 2021, Mercedes-Benz tops the list

According to the automobile recall information of the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People's Republic of China, in 2021, my country will implement a total of 144 automobile recalls, and the number of recalls will reach 8.73 million.

Compared with 2020, the number of vehicle recalls in my country decreased by about 30% last year, but the total number of recalled vehicles increased by more than 30%, and software problems increased significantly.

According to the recall announcement, Mercedes-Benz recalled a total of more than 2.78 million vehicles last year, accounting for 31.8% of the total recall.

It is worth noting that the Chinese market is still the largest single market for Mercedes-Benz, with more than 2.4 million new vehicles delivered in 2021, accounting for 35.5% of global sales.

OPPO ranks among the top 50 US patent licensing list in 2021

According to patent data released by IFI Claims, an intellectual property research organization, there are 5 Chinese companies on the list of US patent licenses in 2021, of which OPPO ranks among the Top 50 for the first time, with a year-on-year increase of 33% in patent licenses. Other Chinese companies on the list are TSMC, Huawei, BOE, and Ant Financial.

P&G launches BeautySphere, an online virtual space

Recently, P&G Beauty, a subsidiary of Procter & Gamble, launched an online virtual world "BeautySphere" at CES with the theme "Responsible Beauty".

Consumers can interact with brands through VR, visit Kew Gardens, and explore the botanical ingredients used in P&G’s Herbal Essences brand.

In addition, consumers can visit beautysphere.com to enter the P&G Metaverse to learn about the specific principles of Responsible Beauty. (Brand Planet)

The first flagship store of Oriental fragrance brand "Guanxia" officially opened in Shanghai

On January 12, the first flagship store of the oriental perfume fragrance brand "GuanXia To Summer" officially opened in Shanghai, "GuanXiaXianting", located at No. 111 Hunan Road, Shanghai.

The first floor of the store is the smelling area, which is divided into several areas: home fragrance, oriental essence perfume, oriental philosophy perfume, and body wash; the second floor is the lifestyle space of Guanxiadong style, which is mainly used to hold handicraft workshops and art exhibitions. .

From the single product in the store, the fragrance is generally 498 yuan / 30 ml, and the aromatherapy is 398 yuan / piece (with two essential oils). In terms of categories, it has also expanded to scented candles, shower gels, body lotions and hand creams.

From the perspective of price, Guanxia covers the middle-class people, especially female users with perfume and fragrance consumption habits. In the past, these users were mostly consumers of international big-name fragrance products. (Bright Company)

STARBUCKS TOUCH The Drip is back with Starbucks and BEAMS

The collaboration item "STARBUCKS TOUCH The Drip" between Starbucks and the Japanese trendy store BEAMS was first released by lottery in March 2021 and was very popular. Now the two parties are cooperating again. This sale is still on sale through an online lottery.

This is a keychain prepaid accessory designed in the contactless payment series "STARBUCKS TOUCH" launched by Starbucks. The design is a nostalgic translucent acrylic material that allows you to see the structure inside. The appearance is based on the image of a drop of water dripping when the coffee is brewed, just as a barista can incorporate their ideas into a drop of coffee. (nowr)

Shanghai Tianan Thousand Trees@Shanghai·China

The first phase of the mixed-use development project "Tian'an Thousand Trees" by Heatherwick Architects has recently opened in Shanghai. The completed form is a mountain-like structure.

The design is intended to highlight the presence of structural columns, with trees planted above each, and the entire structure involves more than 70 different tree species, becoming the main feature of the project.

Heatherwick Architects tried to balance the relationship between dense development and human scale, making the project a "visual extension" of the surrounding park, and defining a new type of building based on the presentation of comprehensive greenery.

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