Love Faner Morning Report Read
- Global semiconductor annual sales exceed $500 billion for the first time
- Xiaomi responds to layoff rumors
- Affected by rising costs, instant noodle giants have raised prices one after another
- TAG Heuer launches Connected Calibre E4
- Intel announces acquisition of Tower Semiconductor for $5.4 billion
- Meta updates corporate values
- Luckin's Spring Festival transaction volume tripled year-on-year
- Huawei's first Hongmeng car will be delivered in large quantities in March
- Zara's average selling price rose 23% in the fourth quarter of last year
- LEGO unveils Jurassic Park movie-themed bricks
- Virtual human ecology company "Next World Culture" completes a new round of financing
- Food delivery startup "Zero Grocery" completes seed round of financing
- watch a good ad on wednesday
According to the Semiconductor Industry Association, global semiconductor sales in 2021 will be $555.9 billion, a record high and a year-on-year increase of 26.2%.
Among them, the sales of the Chinese market was US$192.5 billion, still the world's largest semiconductor market, with a year-on-year increase of 27.1%.
Of the 1.15 trillion chips sold globally in 2021, the fastest growing are automotive-grade chips that can withstand high temperatures and other physical challenges.
The association expects global chip sales to grow 8.8% in 2022 as chipmakers continue to expand capacity to meet demand.
In response to the shortage of chips, both Europe and the United States have announced government investment in the semiconductor field, thus intensifying competition in semiconductor manufacturing. (Reuters & Wall Street News)
Previously, it was reported that Xiaomi will lay off 10% of its staff, mainly including mobile phone hardware, application stores, intelligence, technology and other departments. The main layoffs are employees with performance C, as well as employees of B and B+.
In this regard, the relevant person in charge of Xiaomi responded that Xiaomi has not yet had any layoffs in its entrepreneurship, and currently Xiaomi has more than 4,000 popular positions that are still recruiting talents. Xiaomi welcomes excellent talents to join. (The Paper)
Recently, instant noodle giants such as Master Kong, Uni-President, and Nissin have successively announced price increases for their products, attracting the attention of netizens.
As of now, Master Kong has raised the price of barrel noodles from 4 yuan to 4.5 yuan, the price of unified bagged instant noodles has been adjusted from the original 2.5 yuan to 2.8 yuan, and Nissin has raised the price of its about 180 instant noodles at one time, with the largest increase reaching 2.8 yuan. 12%.
It is reported that this large-scale price increase is related to the increase in the price of raw materials needed by the industry and the decline in profits of related businesses.
Raw materials such as flour, palm oil, and sugar used in instant noodles have all risen to varying degrees. Among them, palm oil will increase by 65.8% year-on-year in 2021, and it will continue to rise. (Fast Technology)
TAG Heuer, a watch brand owned by LVMH, has released the Connected Calibre E4. The watch is available in two sizes, and in addition to the 45mm version of the previous series, a 42mm version is also available for the first time.
The TAG Heuer Connected Calibre E4 uses the Snapdragon Wear 4100 platform and Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity. The 45mm version has 30% longer battery life than the previous generation, and the 42mm version can also last a full day of power. The Connected Calibre E4 comes with a newly designed charger that allows the watch to be placed vertically and display the time while charging.
Connected Calibre E4 also has built-in GPS, heart rate monitoring, altimeter and other sensors, which can be used to record the user's exercise data. It is reported that the Connected Calibre E4 will be available from March 10, priced at $ 1,800 to $ 2,550.
Yesterday, Intel announced the acquisition of Tower Semiconductor, the world's eighth largest wafer foundry, for about $5.4 billion.
The industry believes that Intel's move is to strengthen its position in the semiconductor foundry field, which also promotes its IDM2.0 strategy.
Affected by this news, Gaota Semiconductor rose more than 50% before the market, and Intel rose 1% before the market. (First Finance and Economics)
Meta has announced that it will update its corporate values to better reflect the company's growth and focus on the metaverse.
The original "move fast" was changed to "move fast together", which also included "build awesome things" and "focus on long-term impact" Influence)" "live in the future" "be direct and respect your colleagues".
The last item is "Meta, Metamates, Me", which was later explained by the Meta CTO, which is a reference to the "Ship, Shipmate, Self" commonly used by the Navy, which is intended to emphasize the individual's sense of responsibility to the company and colleagues.
In addition to this, Meta also announced that the name of the feed on the user's homepage has been changed from "Newsfeed" to "Feed". (Protocol)
According to Tencent News, yesterday, Guo Jinyi, chairman and CEO of Ruixing Coffee, sent an internal letter to 20,000 employees.
The content shows that in January this year, Luckin opened a total of about 360 new stores, setting a new record for the total number of stores opened by Luckin in a single month. During the Spring Festival Golden Week, the store transaction volume was three times that of the same period last year.
In 2021, Luckin's performance will achieve steady growth, and the store expansion will enter the stage of high-quality and refined operation. A total of 113 new ready-made beverages have been launched throughout the year.
Several recent announcements by Luckin Coffee show that its overseas debt restructuring plan has been basically completed before the Spring Festival, and it has fulfilled the $180 million civil penalty related to the SEC settlement. This means that Ruixing can travel lightly, focus on business operations, and completely cut it from the past.
Released at the end of December last year, the AITO M5 with a price of 250,000-320,000 yuan is equipped with Huawei's HarmonyOS intelligent cockpit system and DriveONE pure electric range extension platform. deliver.
Compared with the "previous generation" Celis SF5, Huawei has a greater say in the design process of AITO M5, so the market has higher expectations for this car. (late finance)
An analysis by consulting firm Lectra found that the average selling price of Zara products rose by 23% in the fourth quarter of last year, and the average selling price of H&M products also recorded a 13% increase.
Lectra found that the reason for Zara's price increase, in addition to the cost increase caused by the epidemic, also stemmed from the improvement of its quality. Zara's high-end series, Zara Origins, which was launched last year, increased its share of products by 17% to 4.8%, while H&M's high-end products only increased its share by 2% to 5.6%. (Ladymax)
After the release of the final trailer for the "Jurassic World" trilogy, LEGO brought the 1993 "Jurassic Park" movie-themed brick "T. rex Breakout".
This building block has a total of 1212 parts. Compared with children's play, it is more suitable for senior fans to collect. The contents include a tyrannosaurus model that can change posture, four Lego figures, and various accessories to restore movie scenes. The scene where the dragon escapes.
"T. rex Breakout" will be released on April 17 for $99.99. (hypebeast)
The virtual human ecology company "Next World Culture" announced that it has recently completed the A3 round of financing, exclusively invested by Sequoia China.
At the same time, the company also announced a new strategic product "VBS Personification", which is expected to be officially launched in the second quarter. Its founder Chen Yan said:
The mission of VBS is to create a user digital identity generation system and a universal and open ecosystem, please wait and see.
Next-generation culture has layouts in the fields of "virtual avatars", "hyper-realistic virtual people" and "brand-derived virtual people". (36kr)
TechCrunch news, the main environmental and sustainable food delivery startup "Zero Grocery" recently announced that it has received $ 11.8 million in seed round financing. The new round of funding will accelerate the company's geographic and customer base expansion.
The startup aims to deliver groceries within two hours "in a way that doesn't hurt the planet," reducing plastic use and waste in the process. After this round of financing, the company launched an online store.
Only 9% of plastic is currently recycled, and most of it ends up in landfills and oceans. According to founder Zuleyka Strasner, this means that even small changes made by individuals to reduce plastic waste can have a huge positive impact on the environment.
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At the 2022 Super Bowl, which cost $6.5 million in 30 seconds of advertising, cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase bought 60 seconds to display QR codes in a "bounce DVD" style.
After scanning the QR code, users are directed to an activity page where newly registered users can receive $15 worth of Bitcoin.
Although there are many controversies in the advertising creativity, the effect is still very prominent. After the ad aired, the number of people pouring into the Coinbase app was overwhelming.
( Station B )
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