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Huawei holds Hongmeng Eco Spring Communication Conference

Apple may release M4 chip Mac by the end of the year, which will focus on AI

Meituan adjusts its organizational structure to make food delivery more refined

Adobe buys video content to train AI for $2.62 per minute

Face Wall Intelligence completed a new round of financing worth hundreds of millions of yuan

OpenAI CEO wants to establish global AI alliance

Wuhan University opens "Lei Jun Class" with 100% guaranteed postgraduate qualifications

Robin Li: Open source for large models is not of great significance

Microsoft will launch new AI tools and AI PC in May

Zhuji powered humanoid robot can run and climb stairs

Realme GT Neo6 SE mobile phone released

Meta launches new version of self-developed AI chip

Amap launches Vision Pro version

Xiaodu Technology will release the first Xiaodu AI native operating system


Huawei holds Hongmeng Eco Spring Communication Conference

Yesterday, Huawei held the Hongmeng Eco Spring Communication Conference, bringing Hongmeng Zhixing’s first smart car Smart World S7, the new Huawei MateBook X Pro and many other new products and technologies. As for the much-anticipated Huawei mobile phone P70, there was no mention.

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The communication meeting brought the new configuration and price of Zhijie S7, as well as the new model S7 Ultra. Zhijie S7 Pro is the first to be equipped with Huawei's visual smart driving solution – HUAWEI ADS basic version, which can realize quick and easy driving in highway cities across the country and easy parking with smart parking. The new S7 Ultra is priced at 349,800 yuan, and the prices of the Max, Max+, and Max RS models have all been reduced by 20,000 yuan.

At the end of the press conference, it was announced that this year’s Huawei Developer Conference HDC2024 will be held in June 2024, when the HarmonyOS NEXT Hongmeng Galaxy Edition Beta test will be launched.

Apple may release M4 chip Mac by the end of the year, which will focus on AI

Mark Gurman reports that Apple is preparing to produce the next generation of M4 processors, which will have at least three major versions to update every Mac model.

It is reported that Apple plans to release new Mac products equipped with M4 from the end of this year to the beginning of next year, including new iMac, low-end 14-inch MacBook Pro, high-end 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro and Mac mini.

2025 will also bring more new M4 Mac products: 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Air updates in the spring, Mac Studio updates in the middle of the year, and Mac Pro updates later in the year.

The M4 series of processors will include an entry-level version (codenamed Donna) and at least two higher-performance versions (codenamed Brava and Hidra). Apple will focus on the capabilities of these processors in AI and how they stack up with the next version. macOS integration.

As part of the upgrade, Apple is considering allowing its highest-end Mac desktops to support 512 GB of memory, with Mac Studio and Mac Pro currently supporting up to 192 GB.

Gurman also mentioned the new Mac Studio, which Apple is testing with modified versions of the yet-to-be-released M3 series processors and M4 Brava processors.

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Meituan adjusts its organizational structure to make food delivery more refined

36 Krypton exclusively reported that yesterday, Meituan issued an internal letter announcing adjustments to its food delivery division.

The main departmental adjustments are: the cancellation of the direct business department and the establishment of the urban operation business department; the establishment of the chain business department and the supply exploration department.

It is reported that after the adjustment, the organizational structure of the food delivery division will become flatter, and the core team will be closer to the front-line business. The above-mentioned adjustments in the food delivery business department have appointed a new core management team, all of which are young managers who have been trained and grown from the front line of the business within Meituan.

An insider revealed that the logic behind this change is to emphasize the refined operation of cities, gradually realize "one city, one policy", and fully give directly operated cities flexibility and autonomy in decision-making.

Adobe buys video content to train AI for $2.62 per minute

Bloomberg reports that Adobe is acquiring videos from its network of photographers and artists to develop an AI text-based video generator.

It is reported that the company provides a reward of $120 for each video submitted. The average remuneration for this content is about $2.62 per minute, but the maximum is $7.25 per minute.

Adobe requested more than 100 videos of people performing daily activities or expressing various emotions, as well as simple anatomical shots of hands, feet, or eyes. The content could not be copyrighted or offensive, including pornographic violence.

Adobe also purchases images directly from some contributors, such as images of bananas or flags, and is reportedly paid between 6 cents and 16 cents per image.

Face Wall Intelligence completed a new round of financing worth hundreds of millions of yuan

Domestic AI start-up company Face Wall Intelligence announced that they have completed a new round of investment of several hundred million yuan, led by Primavera Ventures, Huawei Hubble, and other investors including Beijing Artificial Intelligence Industry Investment Fund. Zhihu continues to invest as a strategic shareholder. .

Face Wall Intelligence stated that after the completion of this round of financing, it will further promote the introduction of outstanding talents, strengthen the underlying computing power and data foundation for the development of large models, continue to lead the "efficient large model" route, and promote efficient training of large models and rapid application implementation.

According to reports, Wall-Facing Intelligence is one of the earliest teams in China to explore large models and general AI, and has continuously made world-class innovative breakthroughs in the research on the underlying technology of AI agents.

OpenAI CEO wants to establish global AI alliance

Bloomberg reports that OpenAI CEO Sam Altman has been working to establish a global AI alliance among governments and industry leaders to increase the supply of chips, energy and data center capacity needed to develop artificial intelligence technology.

Altman met with investors and government officials in the United Arab Emirates this week to discuss how the private sector can work with countries to support expensive, large-scale artificial intelligence infrastructure, people familiar with the matter said.

It is reported that he has also spoken with officials from some Western countries and will hold a meeting in Washington later this week. The format of the meeting is currently unknown.

Wuhan University opens "Lei Jun Class" with 100% guaranteed postgraduate qualifications

Yesterday, Wuhan University issued an article on its official account stating that in order to improve the cultivation of innovative talents and strengthen the cultivation of high-level applied talents, a new "Lei Jun Class" will be established in the School of Computer Science from 2024, aiming to implement a diversified training pilot for computer science and technology experimental classes. It is planned to enroll 30 people.

According to reports, Lei Jun’s class will be equipped with the best teachers, and will also hire well-known innovation and entrepreneurship mentors in the corporate world and top engineers in the industry to form a team of mentors to guide students in Lei Jun’s class to carry out academic study, scientific research training and engineering practice.

Students in Lei Jun's class have a more flexible learning style. They can customize their undergraduate, master's and doctorate programs independently, and are 100% qualified for postgraduate study. The completion period for the undergraduate and postgraduate degree is 6-8 years, and they can be given priority to go to internships in leading companies. There are also special funds to support 100% participation in overseas training. Study tours and international and domestic academic conferences.

 Robin Li: Open source for large models is not of great significance

Sina Technology exclusively obtained an internal speech by Robin Li. Robin Li expressed his views on hot industry topics such as open source and closed source for large models, and whether AI entrepreneurs should focus on models or applications.

Robin Li believes that the closed-source model will continue to lead in terms of capabilities, rather than leading temporarily. Model open source is not a situation where everyone adds fuel to the flames. This is very different from traditional open source software such as Linux, Android, etc.

Robin Li also said that closed source has a real business model and can make money, but it has more advantages in terms of cost.

Robin Li also believes that for AI entrepreneurs, the core competitiveness should not be the model itself, because it consumes too many resources and requires a very long period of persistence to succeed.

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Microsoft will launch new AI tools and AI PC in May

Microsoft has officially announced the schedule for this year's Build conference, in which two sessions will mention "next-generation Windows on Arm" and "new Windows AI features."

CNBC believes that new AI tools will be displayed at this conference and applied to PC and cloud computing fields.

The seminar on Windows on Arm will also introduce "industry-leading performance". Previously, sources revealed that Microsoft is "very confident" that the new Arm Windows device will beat Apple's M3 MacBook Air.

The Microsoft Build 2024 conference is scheduled to be held from May 21st to 23rd, followed by the Surface new product launch conference on May 20th.​

Zhuji powered humanoid robot can run and climb stairs

General Robot Company Zhuji Dynamics has disclosed the latest progress of its humanoid robot. Its robot CL-1 has completed the operation of climbing stairs step by step and running back and forth. It has further improved the performance of real-time terrain perception, whole body motion control and hardware platform. improvement.

Based on real-time terrain sensing, CL-1 can alternate between left and right feet and climb stairs step by step, making it closer to humans.

CL-1 can also realize the process of standing still, starting, accelerating to decelerating, stopping, and running back and forth. The whole process is completed continuously and dynamically.

Realme GT Neo6 SE mobile phone released

Yesterday, the new Realme GT series mobile phone Neo6 SE was officially released.

The biggest highlight of this new product is that it is first equipped with a "unparalleled screen" with 6000 nit brightness. It has 1000 nit manual maximum brightness, 1600 nit global excitation brightness, 6000 nit local peak brightness, supports 120Hz refresh rate, and is an 8T LTPO screen. Supports the new "Greenfield AI Eye Protection", which is reported to be the industry's first active eye protection technology.

In terms of performance, Realme GT Neo6 SE is equipped with the third-generation Snapdragon 7+ processor, adopts a 10014mm² 10,000-level cooling VC + mid-frame ice-sealed structure, and supports GT Mode 5.0, Geek Performance Panel 2.0, and Burning Mode.

In terms of other configurations, the phone is equipped with a 5500 mAh battery and supports 100W fast charging; it is also equipped with a new "Xiaobu Assistant" that supports a variety of AI functions; the image is equipped with a Sony 50-megapixel main camera that supports SuperOIS optical image stabilization.

Realme GT Neo6 SE is available in two colors: "Liquid Silver Knight" and "Cangye Hacker". The minimum configuration is 8 GB + 256GB and is priced at 1,799 yuan. The first sales price is immediately discounted by 100 yuan. It will be sold through all channels on April 17.

Meta launches new version of self-developed AI chip

Meta introduced the details of the new version of its AI chip MTIA, which is an upgraded version of the MTIA v1 chip launched by the company in May last year.

It is reported that the new MTIA chip will use the 5nm process, while the previous generation used the 7nm process. The new MTIA will adopt a larger physical design and be equipped with more processing cores. The power consumption will be increased from 25 W to 90 W, and the overall performance will be increased by 3 times. However, Meta said that the increased figure is from the test of "four key models" Derived from.

The new MTIA chip, already in use across 16 of its data center regions, is fundamentally focused on providing the right balance of compute, memory bandwidth and memory capacity, according to Meta.

Amap launches Vision Pro version

Yesterday, Amap announced the launch of the Vision Pro version, which is reportedly developed based on cutting-edge spatial computing technology to provide users with a more technological and immersive map exploration experience.

According to Amap, the Amap map on Vision Pro is no longer limited to the traditional screen, but is integrated into the actual environment, providing a more immersive interaction method and a more immersive experience of map exploration, life service retrieval, real-time traffic conditions, Featured location collection and reviews and other services.

From now on, Vision Pro users can download and install “Amap” in the App Store.

Xiaodu Technology will release the first Xiaodu AI native operating system

Sina Technology has learned that at the 2024 Baidu Create AI Developer Conference to be held on April 16, Li Ying, vice president of Baidu Group and CEO of Xiaodu Technology, will release Xiaodu's new generation operating system DuerOS X at the conference.

It is reported that DuerOS X is based on the Wenxin large model and is the world's first AI native operating system.

All Xiaodu's hardware products may be fully upgraded to the DuerOS X operating system to enhance the intelligence of the hardware products.

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Nescafe launches multiple new products

Yesterday, at the 2024 brand refresh and new product launch conference, Nestlé China unveiled a variety of coffee products, including ready-to-drink RTD, instant, and concentrated liquid products.

New ready-to-drink coffee products include plant-based coffee series "Oatmeal Latte" and "Iced Coconut American", as well as the 2024 limited new product "Citrus Oolong Latte", as well as the coffee peel tea product "Guoran Light Coffee", currently launched There are two flavors: "Light White Tea Flavor" and "Refreshing Original Flavor", which contain a small amount of caffeine.

In terms of instant coffee liquid, Nestlé has also launched the "Iced Latte" with a refreshing taste and the popular flavor "Orange C American".

In terms of espresso liquid, Nestlé officially announced a series of new products focusing on 15 times super concentration, debuting two flavors of "Caramel Macchiato" and "Mellow Black Coffee".

A BATHING APE® x COMME des GARÇONS new collaboration series released

The complete lineup of A BATHING APE® x COMME des GARÇONS new collaboration series has been revealed.

This collaboration takes urban commuting and industrial style as the core concepts, using high-quality materials such as hickory textured fabrics, and designing and producing a wide range of products including workwear-style jacket suits, various T-shirts, short-sleeved shirts, and hats. Clothing and Accessories.

Moreover, this series also cleverly combines the classic patterns and design elements of both brands to create a fashionable atmosphere full of artistic beauty and casual street style.

Tencent's first self-developed Switch game "Tencent Kou Ding – Programming Lesson 1" is launched

Tencent Nintendo Switch announced yesterday that the fun programming learning software "Tencent Kou Ding – Programming Lesson 1" for Nintendo Switch will be available on the Nintendo e store with a recommended retail price of 4 yuan.

According to reports, this is the first fun programming enlightenment learning software developed by Tencent and specially designed for children. It will serve as their fun "first lesson in programming" to make programming learning "easier, more interesting and more efficient."

Currently, "Tencent Kouding – Programming Lesson 1" has four themes and 72 levels. In addition to programming knowledge, players can also learn a variety of penguin species, magnetic fields and magnetic poles, and space and aerospace knowledge, and practice programming thinking, logical thinking, computational thinking, spatial imagination, etc. during play.


Jia Zhangke's "The Romantic Generation" shortlisted for Cannes main competition

Yesterday, the 2024 Cannes Film Festival released its film list. The new film "The Romantic Generation" directed by Jia Zhangke and starring Zhao Tao was shortlisted for the main competition. This is also the sixth time that Jia Zhangke has been shortlisted for the Cannes main competition.

The story runs from 2001 to 2022, focusing on the separation and reunion of lovers Qiaoqiao and Guo Bin in a small town in northern China. It tells the life stories of them and the various grassroots people around them in the first 20 years of the new century, and depicts the next generation of people in the context of social changes. The indomitable enterprising spirit depicts the life of a generation.

In addition, there are also many films by Chinese directors on the film list: director Chen Kexin's new film "Jiangyuan Lane" was shortlisted for the out-of-competition screening section, director Guan Hu's "Dogs" was shortlisted for the "Un Certain Regard" section, and Cheng Baorui's "Kowloon Walled City" was shortlisted. "Fortress Under Siege" was shortlisted for the "Midnight Screening" category.

"Monopoly" to be filmed in live-action movie

The famous game "Monopoly" announced the filming of a live-action movie.

The film will be jointly launched by Lionsgate Pictures, "Barbie" actress Margot Robbie's production company LuckyChap, and Hasbro, with Robbie serving as a producer.

"Fallout" live-action series begins

The live-action series "Fallout" adapted from the game launched yesterday and is available for streaming on Amazon.

The series tells the story of a post-apocalyptic wasteland brought about by the outbreak of a nuclear war on October 23, 2077, in an imaginary world whose art, technology and culture are based on the retro-futurism of the 1950s.

IGN gave the series a 9 out of 10 and called it "one of the best game adaptations of all time." It also received a 92% fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

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