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Apple releases new M3 chip for MacBook Air

After being fined, Apple issued a long article to fight back against the EU

The AI ​​server supplied by Hon Hai to Apple is already in the testing stage

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Lei Jun suggests popularizing AI in compulsory education

He Xiaopeng suggests allowing low-speed driverless driving at night

Zhou Hongyi: Computing power is a key challenge for domestic companies to catch up with Sora

Haidilao announced that it will launch a franchise model

OpenAI competitor Anthropic launches new AI model

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Huawei Cloud Pangu Large Model Passes Financial Large Model Standard Compliance Verification

Alibaba creates AI e-commerce product "Huiwa"

You can directly join DingTalk meetings via WeChat

Redmi G Pro 2024 gaming laptop released

BYD Yuan PLUS Honor Edition launched

NIO Power Journey Yudongnan Line officially completed

BALENCIAGA x eBay 2024 limited series T-shirts open for pre-sale

On Cloudmonster 2 cushioning running shoes and energy music are launched

Yuzu emulator will be permanently shut down

Theatrical animation "Spy House Code: Shiro" confirmed to be introduced

Dune director's China trip postponed

"Mr. Red Carpet" has been rescheduled

Heavy

Apple releases new M3 chip for MacBook Air

On the evening of March 4, Apple released the MacBook Air series equipped with M3 processors, offering two screen sizes of 13 inches and 15 inches and four colors.

According to Apple officials, the new MacBook Air has a battery life of up to 18 hours and is 1.6 times faster than the MacBook Air model equipped with the M1 chip.

In a related press release, Apple introduced that games will perform better on MacBook Air equipped with M3. The M3 chip will provide more powerful performance and graphics.

Apple also specifically pointed out that as Macs transition to Apple chips, every Mac can become an excellent platform for artificial intelligence. M3 includes a faster, more efficient 16-core Neural Engine, as well as accelerators in the CPU and GPU to facilitate on-device machine learning. MacBook Air becomes “the best AI consumer notebook in the world.”

When the display is closed, MacBook Air with M3 processor will support up to two external displays. For comparison, the M2-powered MacBook Air and the M3-powered MacBook Pro only support one external monitor. However, Apple said that MacBooks equipped with M3 processors will be able to support two external processors through software updates.

The new model will be available for order at 9 a.m. on March 6 and will go on sale on March 8. The 13-inch model starts at 8,999 yuan, and the 15-inch model starts at 10,499 yuan.

After being fined, Apple issued a long article to fight back against the EU

Apple was fined 1.8 billion euros by the European Union for abusing App Store rules. EU regulators say Apple illegally prevents app developers from providing users with information about alternative and cheaper music subscription services outside its App Store.

In response to the EU's penalties, Apple issued a press release to respond and stated that it refused to accept the fine, stating that there was no credible evidence of consumer harm, and emphasized the booming and competitive nature of the European digital music market.

At the same time, Apple pointed out that Spotify is an important player in the European digital music market, with 56% of the music streaming market share, and has not paid any service fees to Apple.

The European Commission's multiple investigations into Apple and Spotify have alleged anti-competitive behavior and barriers to competition. However, Apple defended its stance, emphasizing consumer growth and choice in the digital music market.

Apple also accused the EU of imposing penalties on it to consolidate Spotify's dominance.

Apple said it would continue to appeal.

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The AI ​​server supplied by Hon Hai to Apple is already in the testing stage

According to media reports, the AI ​​servers shipped by Hon Hai to Apple are already in the testing stage.

Regarding whether it has received new orders for Apple's AI servers, Hon Hai officials said that they do not comment on individual customers or products.

Hon Hai Chairman Liu Yangwei revealed last week that he had just returned from Cupertino, California (where Apple is headquartered). Hon Hai is one of the largest suppliers and provides support for the production of new Apple products every time, especially products with higher technical difficulties.

According to reports, Hon Hai’s AI server products shipped to Apple will not be produced in mainland China, but will be produced in overseas production lines such as Vietnam or Mexico.

Liu Yangwei previously stated that Hon Hai can provide complete solutions for AI servers, from GPU modules, motherboards, servers to data centers, including cooling systems and global layout, to cooperate with customers in global production.

Lei Jun suggests popularizing AI in compulsory education

On March 4, Lei Jun, chairman of Xiaomi Group and representative of the National People's Congress, said on Weibo that four proposals had been prepared for this year's two sessions, focusing on green and low-carbon, artificial intelligence, smart driving, and smart manufacturing.

Lei Jun said that from a long-term perspective, the demand for AI talents in all walks of life has increased sharply, but my country still has obvious shortcomings in AI talent reserves. Therefore, he suggested that artificial intelligence literacy education be popularized from the compulsory education stage, vigorously promote the construction of AI majors in colleges and universities, and support large technology companies and education and training institutions in cultivating AI talents.

In relevant suggestions, Lei Jun made the following statement: "It is recommended that artificial intelligence literacy education be included in the content of nine-year compulsory education, set up general courses on artificial intelligence, and incorporate relevant content into social practice activities in primary and secondary schools. From basic concepts to simple applications, comprehensive Stimulate the interest of primary and secondary school students, cultivate their cognitive and application abilities of artificial intelligence, and lay a solid foundation for future development."

In addition to the field of AI, he also makes suggestions in other fields:

  • Accelerate the construction of green supply chains in the manufacturing industry, and accelerate the establishment of green databases, green digital supply chain systems, and national green electricity trading mechanisms;
  • Further standardize the safe application of intelligent driving products, standardize the application of assisted driving, self-service valet parking functions and the use of vehicle-side data;
  • Increase support for intelligent manufacturing, accelerate the development of integrated advanced technologies, promote the integration and innovation of advanced intelligent technologies and manufacturing, improve the construction of standard systems, and support leading enterprises in undertaking major intelligent manufacturing projects.

He Xiaopeng suggests allowing low-speed driverless driving at night

He Xiaopeng, chairman of Xpeng Motors and representative of the National People's Congress, brought relevant suggestions for exploring autonomous driving regulations in limited scenarios, promoting vehicle-network integration and interaction, and promoting the application of flying cars.

He Xiaopeng suggested that possibilities such as low-speed driverless driving in limited scenarios should be explored, and pilot applications of low-speed driverless driving and energy supplementation at night in limited scenarios should be carried out.

He Xiaopeng’s other suggestions on car-network integration and flying car applications:

  • Promote the top-level design of car-network interaction, build a mature business model, unify relevant standards, explore more application scenarios, and accelerate market promotion;
  • Clarify the top-level plan for flying car certification, increase investment in certification resources, and form a product certification path that can be implemented in stages;
  • Build a flying car operation system to support large-scale application of products from aspects such as driver qualifications, airspace, and operation management;
  • Promote the rapid development of the flying car industry with reference to the policy development experience of the new energy vehicle industry.

Zhou Hongyi: Computing power is a key challenge for domestic companies to catch up with Sora

Zhou Hongyi, founder of 360 Group, said in an interview that if Sora’s technical route is open sourced, China will be able to catch up quickly, but computing power may become a threshold. Therefore, concentrating the computing power of all domestic AI companies may be one of the ways.

Zhou Hongyi pointed out that Sora integrates Vincentian graph model and Vincentian model technology to achieve stunning results.

Facing the challenge from Sora, Zhou Hongyi advocated facing up to the gap and actively catching up. He believes that after domestic companies grasp the direction, it is likely to take one to two years to resolve the gap.

As a representative of the National People's Congress, Zhou Hongyi also proposed three proposals, mainly focusing on network security and large model development.

Haidilao announced that it will launch a franchise model

Haidilao issued an announcement announcing that it will start to implement the franchise model of Haidilao restaurants and further promote the expansion of the restaurant network with a diversified business model.

Haidilao believes that the introduction of the franchise model will, on the basis of continuing to ensure management standards and customer experience, enhance operational capabilities, introduce more high-quality resources, improve operational efficiency, help Haidilao brand expand to more regions, and serve a wider range of customers. Provide services.

Haidilao Company has established a business department to formulate details of the franchise model and business cooperation procedures.

New product

OpenAI competitor Anthropic launches new AI model

Anthropic, an AI company rumored by several former OpenAI employees, has launched a new Claude 3 model.

The company said the new Claude 3 AI model is ahead of AI models from Google and OpenAI, showing near-human understanding of complex tasks.

Anthropic also noted that Claude 3 will be able to answer more questions and understand more context, meaning it can process more information.

There are three versions of Claude 3, namely Claude 3 Haiku, Sonnet and Opus. Among them, Opus is the "smartest model" and Haiku is the fastest and most cost-effective model on the market.

Anthropic says Opus outperforms most models on multiple benchmarks. It showed better graduate-level reasoning than OpenAI's GPT-4, scoring 50.4% on this test compared to 35.7% scored by GPT-4. It also allows for better answering of math questions, coding, and understanding of reasoning.

Huawei Cloud Pangu Large Model Passes Financial Large Model Standard Compliance Verification

In the trusted AI large model standard compliance verification organized by the China Academy of Information and Communications Technology, Huawei Cloud Pangu large model successfully completed the financial large model standard compliance verification and received an excellent grade (level 4+). This is also the first step in this financial big model. The highest rating among each manufacturer in model evaluation.

Huawei Cloud Pangu Large Model has become the first product to pass the financial large model standard compliance verification, and is also the first product to pass the industry large model standard compliance verification.

Huawei Cloud Pangu large model has outstanding performance in terms of richness in the financial field. It supports general and special scenarios such as marketing, risk control, customer service, and investment research. It has excellent multi-modal task effects and high application maturity. It can support public cloud, hybrid cloud and Dedicated cloud deployment. The hybrid cloud Huawei Cloud Stack was launched last year to provide comprehensive solutions for the financial industry.

Alibaba creates AI e-commerce product "Huiwa"

Tech Planet learned that Alibaba has established an AI e-commerce team and is currently building an AI e-commerce product "Huiwa" for merchants and experts.

"Hua Frog" has a relatively comprehensive function and can complete AI copywriting generation and AI image generation for large-scale creation. It will provide support for merchants and experts on Taobao and Tmall in terms of marketing copywriting and exclusive AI model training to speed up creation efficiency.

Tech Planet has learned that there are many domestic AI e-commerce platforms. Among leading Internet companies, in addition to Baidu’s AI e-commerce, ByteDance, Alibaba, and Pinduoduo all have corresponding plans and have even implemented them in their business.

You can directly join DingTalk meetings via WeChat

On March 4, DingTalk released a video on Weibo, WeChat video account and other platforms, announcing that the latest version of DingTalk has added an important update: DingTalk meeting function can also be used on WeChat.

It is reported that after initiating a DingTalk meeting, you only need to share the meeting link with your WeChat friends, and the other party can click to enter the meeting directly. Mobile phone number verification is required to join for the first time, and you can log in with one click after that. No need to download and open the DingTalk client separately.

Currently, DingTalk meetings in WeChat support four functions: unmuting, turning on the camera, inviting friends, and viewing members.

Redmi G Pro 2024 gaming laptop released

Xiaomi Redmi G Pro 2024 gaming laptop is officially released, equipped with i9-14900HX processor, NVIDIA RTX 4060 graphics card, using three-dimensional VC + dual fans + 3D mesh heat pipe for cooling, with a maximum performance release of 210 W.

In terms of screen, this device is equipped with a 16-inch 2.5K 240Hz screen with 500 nits high brightness and 100% sRGB color gamut coverage, supporting DC dimming.

In terms of interfaces, this device is equipped with 1 Thunderbolt 4 interface, 4 USB-A interfaces, 1 HDMI 2.1 interface, 1 3.5 mm interface, 1 MiniDP 1.4 interface, 1 2.5 G network port and an SD card reader device.

This device is also connected to Xiaomi Pampers, which supports cross-terminal camera and network calls, keyboard and mouse sharing, cross-terminal clipboard, application relay and screen expansion.

This notebook is currently available on Xiaomi’s official store, priced at 8,999 yuan.

BYD Yuan PLUS Honor Edition launched

BYD today released the new model Yuan PLUS Honor Edition. The official guide price is 119,800-147,800 yuan. Compared with the 2023 model, the starting price is 16,000 yuan lower.

The Yuan PLUS Honor Edition adds a new black knight exterior and interior color scheme, and also upgrades smart voice continuous calls, which can achieve multiple interactions and continuous conversations in one wake-up.

The rest of the configuration remains basically unchanged. Configurations and functions such as e-platform 3.0, intelligent safety and trendy driving control are retained in 23 models.

NIO Power Journey Yudongnan Line officially completed

NIO announced on its official Weibo that the NIO Power Journeys Yudongnan Line has officially been completed, with a total length of 437 kilometers and 14 charging and swapping stations along the way.

The Power Journeys Yudongnan Line starts from Chongqing and passes through Nanchuan Jinfo Mountain, Wulong Tiansheng Third Bridge, Pengshui Ayi River, Qianjiang Zhuoshui Ancient Town, the world's best wind and rain covered bridge and other scenic spots, and finally reaches the "One Foot Step" in Shen Congwen's "Border Town" Hong'an Ancient Town in "Three Provinces".

new consumption

BALENCIAGA x eBay 2024 limited series T-shirts open for pre-sale

The 2024 winter fashion show of Parisian fashion brand BALENCIAGA has come to a successful conclusion, and the cooperation series with eBay has become one of the highlights.

As the first item launched after the big show, the BALENCIAGA x eBay 2024 winter limited edition T-shirt is also officially available on the BALENCIAGA official website.

The official website page imitates the eBay platform shopping interface and is expected to be delivered on April 5. In terms of design, it adopts BALENCIAGA's iconic loose silhouette, with the eBay logo embroidered on the chest. The overall design presents an Inside-out reverse wear effect, with stitching and labels outside. The price is 4,700 yuan.

On Cloudmonster 2 cushioning running shoes and energy music are launched

Swiss professional sports brand On launched a scientific experiment to explore how music can inject more energy into running, and released Cloudmonster 2 cushioning running shoes to create a full running experience and inspire a love for life.

Kinda Studios, the world's leading neuroscience studio, and DJ Jayda G jointly created a customized "Running Music Energy Equation" and opened it to global creation.

Chinese producer Mai and triathlete Miao Hao created the 30-minute "Energize Your Run" based on the research results and released it on NetEase Cloud Music. Music matches the running stage, leading runners to embark on a new energy journey.

The new generation of Cloudmonster 2 cushioning running shoes has been officially released, priced at RMB 1,490.

Yuzu emulator will be permanently shut down

Nintendo recently filed a lawsuit in U.S. federal court against the Yuzu emulator, accusing it of promoting piracy on a large scale and circumventing Nintendo's technical protection measures.

Yuzu Tropic, the developer of the Yuzu emulator, and Nintendo issued a joint document stating that they had "surrendered" and not only agreed to pay Nintendo $2.4 million in compensation, they would also hand over the domain name and related software and hardware development tools, and delete the relevant download links. and permanently cease development.

Bunnei, the developer of 3DS emulator Citra, said that Yuzu's support for Citra will also be discontinued.

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Theatrical animation "Spy House Code: Shiro" confirmed to be introduced

Japanese anime "Spy's Playhouse" theatrical version "Spy's Playhouse Codename: Shiro"

It is confirmed that it will be introduced to mainland cinemas, but the schedule has not yet been determined. It is scheduled to be released in North America on April 19.

The movie tells the story of the spy "Twilight" who transforms into a psychiatrist, Lloyd Folger, and forms a secret but unexpectedly warm "pretended family" with Aniya, a girl with "mind-reading" superpowers, and Joel, a killer. Embark on your first family trip.

Dune director's China trip postponed

Due to health reasons, the director Denis Villeneuve's trip to China originally scheduled for March 5 and 6 will be postponed until the director's health recovers before leaving for China.

"Dune 2" has been released overseas, with a box office of US$178 million in its first weekend. Pre-sales have started in mainland China and will be officially released on March 8.

"Mr. Red Carpet" has been rescheduled

The movie "Mr. Red Carpet" announced its withdrawal from the Spring Festival release and has been rescheduled. The "See You Again" version of the poster has been released and is rescheduled to be released on March 15.

"Mr. Red Carpet" plot synopsis: Hong Kong superstar Andy Lau (played by Andy Lau) has been in the movie industry for 40 years and has always aspired to win the Best Actor. He decided to collaborate with director Lin Hao (Ning Hao) on rural-themed films, which earned him international fame at film festivals. To this end, Liu Weichi went deep into the countryside to experience life, personally solicited investment, and refused to use a stand-in. This triggered a series of ridiculous farces that made people laugh and cry, and also showed the various aspects of the entertainment industry.

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