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Yu Chengdong: Mate60 series is working overtime for emergency production

ChatGPT upgraded again: adding image and voice input functions

Tesla releases latest progress on Optimus humanoid robot

Amazon to invest $4 billion in AI startup Anthropic

Hollywood writers strike reaches tentative agreement

Reid Hoffman: AI should not stand for artificial intelligence, but augmented intelligence

Apple customer service responded that Huawei charger cannot be used

Huawei releases 13.2-inch MatePad Pro

Huawei launches new high-end brand Extraordinary Master

Huawei's first sedan benchmarks Model S

2024 Xpeng P5 starts at 156,900 yuan

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Alibaba Cloud Tongyi Qianwen 14B model announced as open source

WeChat ads will jump directly to Taobao and Tmall

McDonald's launches new "Wheat Fight" board game toy

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G-SHOCK x "League of Legends" launches collaborative watch

Xu Guanghan, Zeng Jinghua, Li Xinjie dubbing Hayao Miyazaki's new film

The sequel to the horror film "Dangerous Laughter" has been announced

Takeshi Kitano's new film "First" will be released in Japan on November 23

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Yu Chengdong: Huawei Mate60 series is working overtime for emergency production

At yesterday’s Huawei autumn all-scenario new product launch conference, Yu Chengdong, Huawei’s Managing Director, CEO of Terminal BG, and Chairman of Smart Car Solutions BU, said:

Since the Huawei Mate60 series launched the Pioneer Plan, it has been widely loved by consumers and is currently working overtime for emergency production.

In addition, he revealed that HarmonyOS4 currently has 60 million upgraded devices, with 1.2 million new users added every day.

At the end of the conference, Yu Chengdong announced that HarmonyOS NEXT, the next version of Hongmeng, is ready for launch, and Hongmeng’s native applications are fully launched.

Hongmeng native applications will bring a historic leap to the mobile application ecosystem, making it smoother, smarter, and safer.

ChatGPT upgraded again: adding image and voice input functions

OpenAI announced that it will launch new voice and image features in ChatGPT. The above features allow users to conduct voice conversations or show pictures to ChatGPT.

The speech feature is powered by a new text-to-speech model, capable of generating human-like audio from just text and a few seconds of sample speech.

ChatGPT will have five different voices for users to choose from, and also supports functions such as generating text from voice audio and translating podcast voices into other languages.

Image search is a bit like Google Lens. Users take photos of content of interest, and ChatGPT will try to find out the questions you ask and answer them accordingly.

The new features will be rolled out to ChatGPT Plus and enterprise users in the next two weeks, and feature coverage will continue to be expanded in the future.

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Tesla releases latest progress on Optimus humanoid robot

Recently, Tesla released its latest video, showing the latest progress of its Optimus humanoid robot, which can achieve complex tasks such as autonomously sorting items and doing yoga.

As with the latest version of FSD (Full Self-Driving), Tesla also noted that Optimus is now being trained end-to-end by a neural network, that is, "video input, control output."

Musk once said that the powerful visual systems built by "Optimus" and Tesla FSD can be connected, and the underlying modules of the two have been connected.

In his view, Tesla has always been an AI company, not just a car company.

In a previous interview, Musk said that "Optimus' value is seriously underestimated." He said that if Optimus becomes mature and available, their demand may reach 10 or even 20 billion units.

Amazon to invest $4 billion in AI startup Anthropic

Amazon said on Monday it would invest up to $4 billion in high-profile startup Anthropic to expand its presence in the artificial intelligence cloud field.

As part of the deal, Amazon employees and cloud computing customers will have earlier access to Anthropic's technology and integrate it into their businesses.

AWS will become Anthropic's primary cloud provider for mission-critical workloads, and Anthropic will utilize a large number of proprietary chips purchased from Amazon to train its future artificial intelligence models.

The parties did not disclose how much shares Amazon would hold in Anthropic, nor did they disclose Anthropic's latest valuation. Amazon said it would not receive a board seat and its stake would amount to a minority stake.

The investment is Amazon's largest to date in generative artificial intelligence and comes as it takes on cloud computing rivals Google and Microsoft.

Amazon Web Services CEO Adam Selipsky said the agreement "will help improve Anthropic's models, as well as our chip technology and AI infrastructure."

Hollywood writers strike reaches tentative agreement

The Hollywood writers' strike may be over.

After nearly five months of work stoppage, the Writers Guild of America (WGA) announced on Sunday night that it had reached a preliminary agreement with major Hollywood producers on wages, working conditions, etc.

"We are extremely proud to say that this is an exceptional agreement that brings meaningful benefits and protections to writers in every field," the WGA negotiating committee wrote in an email to members.

The details of the negotiations between the two parties and the terms of the agreement have not yet been announced. The agreement will ultimately need to be approved by a vote of WGA members before it can take effect. The vote is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday.

 Reid Hoffman: AI should not stand for artificial intelligence, but augmented intelligence

LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman gave a speech at the graduation ceremony of the University of Bologna in Italy earlier this month.

In his speech, Hoffman mentioned that AI will reshape all of our lives and will become the main technology we use to make decisions and guide our lives.

"We have this technology in our hands, not the other way around. With it, we have the opportunity to enhance and define the future of humanity."

"AI should not be the abbreviation of artificial intelligence (artificial intelligence), but the abbreviation of augmented intelligence (amplification intelligence), because it has the potential to enhance and enhance us."

Regarding AI, Reid Hoffman encouraged "we focus on shaping the tools, which in turn shape us." Based on this task, he provided 3 questions for consideration:

  • The first question is, how do I make better tools?
  • The second question is equally important but may come as a surprise: How do I make the world more beautiful?
  • The third question is, how do I make better tools and increase beauty for the benefit of my fellow humans?
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Apple customer service responded that Huawei charger cannot be used

Recently, a blogger discovered that Apple cannot be charged with a Huawei charger, and related topics quickly became a hot topic.

Some analysts pointed out that this is because some of Huawei's chargers and charging cables do not support the Power Delivery (PD) fast charging protocol. Only chargers and C to C cables that support the PD protocol can charge the iPhone 15 series. .

According to The Paper, official customer service from both Apple and Huawei stated that it is recommended to use original charging equipment to charge mobile phones, because chargers with different charging specifications will damage battery life and bring safety risks.

When asked whether the failure to charge or slow charging is related to the PD protocol, Apple said that there is currently no clear official statement on the protocol, and it is still recommended to use original ones. Huawei also said that it depends on the charging specifications of Apple devices.

Huawei releases 13.2-inch MatePad Pro

Yesterday, Huawei’s autumn full-scenario new product launch conference was held in Shenzhen. Huawei recently released the 13.2-inch MatePad Pro.

According to reports, the screen of this product uses a flexible OLED screen, with 94% "the highest screen-to-body ratio in the industry" and a ratio of 3:2 suitable for productivity.

MatePad Pro 13.2″ has a total body weight of 580g and a thickness of 5.5mm. It is said to be easy to hold with three fingers.

Yu Chengdong said that the new smart magnetic keyboard and the world's first super-10,000-level pressure-sensitive stylus using StarLight technology will further enhance the writing and input experience.

HarmonyOS 4 brings new free multi-windows, and the PC application engine has been newly upgraded with PC-level WPS and Edraw icons, providing a professional-level productivity experience.

Huawei launches new high-end brand Extraordinary Master

Huawei released its new ultra-high-end brand ULTIMATE DESIGN at its autumn all-scenario new product launch conference.

Andy Lau attended the press conference and served as the brand ambassador of Huawei Mate 60 RS.

Huawei Mate60 RS Extraordinary Master is available in black and red colors, and is made of Xuanwu tempered Kunlun glass and ceramic materials.

The machine also supports Tiantong satellite calls and two-way Beidou satellite messages. In terms of battery life, it has a built-in large 5000mAh battery that supports 88W wired super fast charging and 50W wireless super fast charging.

Mate60 RS Extraordinary Master Edition mobile phone 16GB+512GB / 1TB, priced from 11,999 yuan, will be officially launched on September 28.

At the same time, Huawei also announced the price of the Mate60 Pro+ that has been previously available for pre-order. The 16GB+512GB version is priced at 8,999 yuan, and the 16GB+1TB version is priced at 9,999 yuan.

Huawei's first sedan will compete with the Model S, and it also previews "the best SUV under 10 million"

At yesterday's Huawei autumn all-scenario new product launch conference, when talking about smart travel, Yu Chengdong warmed up to two new smart models – Zhijie S7 and Wenjie M9.

In early August, Yu Chengdong released the appearance rendering of Zhijie S7 on social platforms. According to his description, the new car is positioned as a pure electric coupe, equipped with HarmonyOS 4 for the first time, and adopts a disruptive appearance design.

At the press conference, Yu Chengdong announced in a high-profile manner that the new Smart World S7 will be officially launched in November and will compete with Tesla's high-end sedan Model S.

When asking about the world, there are also actions. Yu Chengdong revealed that the new flagship SUV Wenjie M9 will be officially released in December.

Relevant news currently states that the M9 has begun accepting reservations, with a price range of 500,000-600,000 yuan. Yu Chengdong claimed that the Wenjie M9 will be "the most powerful SUV on the road."

2024 Xpeng P5 officially launched, priced starting from 156,900 yuan

The 2024 Xpeng P5 is officially launched. A total of 2 configuration models are launched in the entire series, with a price range of 156,900 to 174,900 yuan.

The new P5 is consistent in price with the current model, has streamlined the SKU into two major lines: Plus and Pro, and comes standard with the third-generation Qualcomm Snapdragon flagship digital cockpit.

The styling has been completely upgraded, continuing the current model’s evanescent surface and low wind resistance design concepts, and reshaping the front and rear bumpers and side skirts. Two new body colors, Interstellar Green and Crescent Silver, and Qiyu Gray interior color have been added.

Currently, users who purchase a car can enjoy a number of major car-purchasing benefits, including a car payment discount of 8,000 yuan or 24 periods of 0 interest (choose one of the two), and a 3,000 yuan optional fund.

Alibaba Cloud Tongyi Qianwen 14B model announced as open source

According to official news from Alibaba Cloud, Alibaba Cloud has open sourced Tongyi Qianwen's 14 billion parameter model Qwen-14B and its conversation model Qwen-14B-Chat, which are free for commercial use.

Alibaba Cloud stated that Qwen-14B is an open source large model based on 14 billion parameters and 3 trillion token training to provide more powerful reasoning, cognition, planning and memory capabilities.

Qwen-14B-Chat is a conversation model obtained by fine SFT on the base model.

With the powerful performance of the base model, the accuracy of the content generated by Qwen-14B-Chat has been greatly improved, and it is more in line with human preferences. The imagination and richness of content creation have also been significantly expanded.

Users can directly download the model from the Moda community, or access and call Qwen-14B and Qwen-14B-Chat through the Alibaba Cloud Lingji platform.

new consumption

WeChat ads will jump directly to Taobao and Tmall

Yesterday, Alimama and Tencent Advertising further deepened their cooperation:

High-quality advertising traffic such as WeChat video accounts, Moments, and mini programs can directly jump to Taobao and Tmall merchants' stores, product details, and Taobao live broadcast rooms through Alimama's UD effect ads.

At the same time, the two parties have also carried out in-depth integration in terms of crowd complementation and system co-construction to meet the different business objectives of merchants in the three major business centers of stores, live broadcasts and content.

This year’s Tmall Double 11, both parties will jointly launch the “Double 11 Super Explosive Plan” and invest 100 million yuan in subsidies for merchants.

McDonald's launches new "Wheat Fight" board game toy

McDonald's launches new on September 27th.

When you purchase the BFF Jiugongge snack platter during dinner time, you can get a copy of the "Wheat Battle" board game.

G-SHOCK x "League of Legends" launches collaborative watch

G-SHOCK and "League of Legends" officially released a new cooperative watch, bringing two models: GA-110LL-1A and GM-B2100LL-1A.

The design of GA-110LL-1A is inspired by the popular character "Jinx" in "League of Legends". The surface is decorated with bright pink, yellow, cyan and white on a black tone, which is chaotic and interesting. .

The design inspiration of another GM-B2100LL-1A comes from "Hex Technology" in "League of Legends".

The bezel, lugs and bracelet clasp are all treated with gold ion plating and then further processed to create an aged visual effect.

It is reported that the G-SHOCK x "League of Legends" collaboration watch was officially launched for sale yesterday.

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Xu Guanghan, Zeng Jinghua, Li Xinjie dubbing Hayao Miyazaki's new film

Xu Guanghan, Li Xinjie, and Zeng Jinghua dubbed Hayao Miyazaki's new work "What Kind of Life Do You Want to Live" (Taiwanese translation: The Heron and the Boy).

Xu Guanghan plays the role of "Heron", Tsang Jinghua plays the role of "Youth", and Li Xinjie plays the two roles of the boy's biological mother and stepmother.

The sequel to the horror film "Dangerous Laughter" has been announced

The second part of the popular horror film "Dangerous Laughter" has been released, and it has been announced that it will be released in North America on October 18, 2024.

The previous film had a good reputation and was one of the most profitable movies last year, taking in a global box office of US$217 million with a cost of US$17 million.

Written and directed by Parker Finn, it tells the story of Rose witnessing a strange traumatic experience of a patient, and then begins to experience some horrific events that she cannot explain——

When a chilling force begins to take over her life, Rose must confront her disturbing past in order to survive and escape a terrifying new reality.

Takeshi Kitano's new film "First" will be released in Japan on November 23

Kitano Takeshi's new film "First" directed and starred in will be released in Japan on November 23. The film was shortlisted for the premiere section of this year's Cannes International Film Festival.

This film is adapted from Kitano Takeshi's historical novel of the same name published in 2019. It is a work that Kitano Takeshi conceived thirty years ago. It tells the story of the Warring States Period and will reinterpret the famous "Honnoji Incident".

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