Morning Post | China Eastern resumes commercial operations of Boeing 737-800 models / Luo Yonghao said he has no courage to make mobile phones / Tesla will no longer give mobile chargers with cars

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  • China Eastern resumes commercial operations of Boeing 737-800 models
  • Luo Yonghao responded that he has no courage to make mobile phones again
  • Tesla no longer gives away mobile chargers with cars
  • B&O Introduces BEOPLAY EX Active Noise Cancelling Headphones
  • When the "blackest black" is applied to the watch
  • American designers release slogan T-shirts, alluding to the current "flooding of joint names"
  • JD.com uses "suicide logistics" to support Shanghai
  • Douyin and Toutiao will display the user's IP attribution
  • Didi's revenue fell in the fourth quarter of last year, losses narrowed
  • This startup wants "raw meat from nothing"
  • McDonald's Chicken Wings Test Improved Process
  • %ARABICA's largest bakery in the world begins trial operation
  • Monday recommendation

China Eastern resumes commercial operations of Boeing 737-800 models

Red Star News learned from China Eastern Airlines Yunnan that on April 17, China Eastern Airlines resumed commercial operations of Boeing 737-800 flights. The first flight of the go-around is MU5843, which takes off from Kunming Changshui International Airport at about 10:00 and ends at Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport.

At the same time, the aircrafts adjacent to the crashed B1791 aircraft continue to carry out in-depth maintenance testing and evaluation.

China Eastern Airlines said that the suspension of Boeing 737-800 flights was an emergency measure to ensure safety. After half a month of comprehensive system inspection, China Eastern Airlines is in strict accordance with civil aviation airworthiness standards and regulations, and plans to gradually resume operations.

Luo Yonghao responded that he has no courage to make mobile phones again

On April 16, when responding to a question from netizens about whether they had the courage to make a mobile phone again, Luo Yonghao said: Because I have to burn investors' money, I really don't have the courage.

He also joked with the netizen, "Otherwise you can vote, as long as 2 billion. I will make you a soul-sweeping mobile phone."

Tesla no longer gives away mobile chargers with cars

Tesla has reportedly stopped giving away free mobile chargers to customers who buy new cars. Tesla CEO Elon Musk confirmed this on Twitter.

Currently priced at $275, the accessory charges the vehicle by connecting it to a home outlet. A 1-hour charge adds 2-3 miles of range.

Musk said they will bring the price of mobile chargers down to $200.

This isn't the first time Tesla has scrapped the gift of a charging cable. Previously, Tesla would also give a Level 1 or Level 2 charging connector with the car, which was later cancelled. (Sina Technology)

B&O Introduces BEOPLAY EX Active Noise Cancelling Headphones

B&O launched Beoplay EX, a wireless in-ear active noise-cancelling headset, priced at 2,998 yuan.

The earphone adopts a handle-like structure designed by Thomas Bentzen, and the part placed in the ear is also more comfortable, stable and fit. In addition, its most special part is the bright PVD tempered glass interface, which contrasts with the surrounding brushed aluminum ring.

Beoplay EX features Adaptive Active Noise Cancellation and 9.2mm speaker drivers for even more powerful audio. The earphones boast up to 20 hours of total playback time, including 6 hours of playback time when charging in the charging case and with ANC on. (Hypebeast)

When the "blackest black" is applied to the watch

Previously, the Swiss brand H. Moser & Cie applied the "blackest black" Vantablack to the "Speeder Electric Blue Flyback Chronograph" to create an interesting visual effect.

While this is not the first time Vantablack has been applied to a watch, it is the first time it has been applied to an entire watch design (except for the hands).

When displayed, the background material of the watch is also painted with Vantablack, so when viewed from the front, it seems as if the entire watch has disappeared, leaving only the hands.

At present, the watch is too fragile to be worn on the hand, and H. Moser & Cie. is developing other processes to optimize its usability. Only 50 of this watch were made.

American designers release slogan T-shirts, alluding to the current "flooding of joint names"

In this era of "everything can be co-branded", products jointly launched by brands are also gradually flooding.

Recently, American designer Heron Preston expressed his dissatisfaction with the "flooding of joint names" through a T-shirt printed with "This is not collaboration merch":

If the current brand does not cooperate, can it survive? I personally think it's a very dangerous game. Can you really stand on your own if you just collaborate and just bluff with it? Have we reached the tipping point of "meaningless cooperation"? (nowre)

JD.com uses "suicide logistics" to support Shanghai

Recently, it was reported that JD Logistics delivered supplies to Shanghai through "suicide logistics". A batch of JD.com's younger brothers needed to be isolated on the spot after entering Shanghai, and then the next batch of younger brothers continued to transport. It is reported that there are a total of 14 batches of brothers, and logistics and transportation are realized every day through circulation.

According to "First Financial", there are more than 14 batches of young brothers dispatched by JD Logistics, and all dispatched young brothers have been vaccinated. After entering Shanghai, they are not isolated on the spot. The little brother can deliver the goods normally.

In addition, JD.com stated that it will ensure the epidemic prevention safety of all brothers and goods, and provide sufficient protective clothing, N95 masks, face shields, gloves, disinfectants and other epidemic prevention materials. In addition, strict protective and sterilization measures will be implemented. All staff will undergo daily nucleic acid testing and antigen testing, hold a negative nucleic acid certificate, and conduct multiple sterilizations throughout the entire process. (First Finance and Economics)

Douyin and Toutiao will display the user's IP attribution

Following Sina Weibo, Toutiao, Douyin, and Zhihu will all launch the function of displaying the user's IP attribution.

Douyin issued an announcement stating that in order to maintain a real and orderly discussion atmosphere and reduce bad behaviors such as impersonating the parties to hot events, malicious rumors, and rubbing traffic, Douyin plans to display account IP territories on personal homepages and other locations, and relevant functions will be tested at the end of April. , and will gradually be fully launched in other scenarios according to the test situation. In addition, Toutiao plans to display account IP territories on personal homepages and other locations.

Zhihu also stated that the community intends to gradually open up the public display of "user IP territories". At that time, the Q&A page will display the IP domain where the user posted the content.

Didi's revenue fell in the fourth quarter of last year, losses narrowed

Recently, Didi’s latest financial report showed that Didi’s total revenue in the fourth quarter of 2021 was 40.78 billion yuan, down 12.7% year-on-year.

At the same time, the net loss in the fourth quarter amounted to 171 million yuan, compared with a loss of 7.23 billion yuan in the same period last year. In terms of losses, Didi's losses are further narrowing.

From the perspective of business breakdown, the total revenue of China's travel business was 37.47 billion yuan, down 15.1% year-on-year; the total revenue of international business was 1.05 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 51.2%; the total revenue of other businesses was 2.26 billion yuan, an increase of 22% year-on-year.

In addition, Didi announced that Tencent President Liu Chiping would no longer serve as a director, and Tencent Deputy General Counsel Liang Fengxia was appointed as a new director. (First Finance and Economics)

This startup wants "raw meat from nothing"

California-based startup Air Protein has developed an alternative meat called "Air Meat".

The "Air" here is apt because the product is made by using microorganisms to turn carbon dioxide recovered from industry into proteins.

The proteins are then purified and air-dried before turning into a "protein-laden powder."

According to reports, Air Meat's raw materials are based on NASA's research in the 1960s, when NASA discovered that specific microorganisms convert the carbon dioxide exhaled by astronauts into proteins under the premise of combining water and energy.

Based on the same principle, Air Protein grows microorganisms in factories, using energy from solar and wind power.

At present, Air Protein is still committed to promoting the large-scale development of products.

McDonald's Chicken Wings Test Improved Process

Recently, some netizens reported that the taste of McDonald's spicy chicken wings has changed, including the thickness and taste of fried chicken skin.

In response, The Beijing News received a response from McDonald's China, which stated that some restaurants are currently testing the improved wheat and spicy chicken wings, and the product specifications are the same as before, "the cooking method is slightly different, the crispy, spicy and juicy taste will not Change."

McDonald's said that the spicy series is a classic product developed locally by McDonald's in China and is very popular among Chinese customers. "We are also constantly collecting customer feedback."

%ARABICA's largest bakery in the world begins trial operation

Recently, %ARABICA started its trial operation at the Welfare Center store in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia. The store covers an area of ​​1,500 square meters and is positioned as a "roastery". It is equipped with 60 kg and 22 kg Probat roasters and four Slayer Espresso coffee. machine.

In terms of store design, %ARABICA designed a huge white space with many seats on both sides, separated by transparent curtains, from all the seats you can see how the baking is going on.

This is the 109th store of %ARABICA in the world, and it is also the largest bakery of %ARABICA in the world. (arabica & toodaylab)

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