Morning Post | Huawei officially announces Pura 70 series/Porsche China President talks about “Michelle” for the first time/Tesla reveals global layoffs of 10%

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Huawei P series upgrades Pura series, suspected to confirm Pura 70 triangular camera island design

APPSO won the first place in the monthly AI new media list

Cook visits Vietnam and announces increased investment in local suppliers

OpenAI announces opening of first Asia office in Tokyo

Douyin life service sales exceeded 100 billion in the first quarter

Li Auto responds to indecent photos taken by in-car cameras

The President of Porsche China responds to "Michelle" for the first time

Xiaomi executives deny prediction of "average loss of 6,800 yuan for every SU7 sold"

Tesla revealed to have laid off 10% of its global workforce

Liu Qiangdong AI Digital Human Live Broadcast Today

IDC: Samsung surpasses Apple to lead mobile phone shipments in first quarter

Adobe announces generative AI capabilities for Premiere Pro

Google Pixel's new flagship phone and tablet may have satellite communications, native support for Android 15

Intel reveals "China special edition" AI chip, performance may drop by 92%

Star Era ET SUV pure electric version and extended range version released

iOS simulator application iGBA was removed from the shelves: suspected of plagiarism

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Huawei P series upgrades Pura series, suspected to confirm Pura 70 triangular camera island design

Yesterday, Huawei officially announced that the Huawei P series has been upgraded to the Pura series.

Yu Chengdong, CEO of Huawei Device BG, said that the Pura series will start again with a new attitude to create a more unique and modern photography experience and bring a better photography experience to consumers around the world.

Huawei Terminal has also officially announced the Pura 70 series of Huawei mobile phones. The promotional video seems to confirm the previously circulated "triangular" camera island design, but the release time of the Pura 70 series has not yet been announced.

Blue Whale News reported that many Huawei authorized stores in Beijing said that the Pura 70 series may arrive before the end of the month. A salesperson at one store said that the Huawei Pura 70 series may arrive on April 18.

Digital blogger @digitalchat.com broke the news that Pura 70 has been shipped offline, with four versions, and listed some product and color matching information:

  • Pura 70: 12+512GB Ice Crystal Blue/Feather Black/Snowy White/Sakura Rose Red
  • Pura 70 Pro: 12+512 GB/12+1TB Snow White/Roland Purple/Feather Black
  • Pura 70 Pro+: 16+512GB/16+1TB Light Woven Silver/String White/Phantom Black/Lezhen Edition
  • Pura 70 Ultra has not opened blind appointments yet.

APPSO won the first place in the monthly AI new media list

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Cook visits Vietnam and announces increased investment in local suppliers

Apple CEO Tim Cook arrived in Hanoi, Vietnam yesterday for a two-day "business trip" where he will meet with famous local content creators and app developers.

Apple also announced on Vietnam’s official website at this time that it would increase investment in Vietnam’s supply chain.

According to announcement data, since 2019, Apple’s investment in Vietnam through supply chain partners has exceeded VND 400 trillion (equivalent to more than 112 billion yuan).

Currently, Apple's suppliers assemble iPads, headphones, watches, HomePods, and some semiconductor components in Vietnam.

OpenAI announces opening of first Asia office in Tokyo

OpenAI announced that its first Asian office will be located in Tokyo, Japan, and will release a GPT-4 custom model optimized for Japanese.

OpenAI said it chose Tokyo as its first Asia office because of its global leadership in technology, service culture and a community that embraces innovation.

OpenAI also said that their business is expanding to Asia.

OpenAI will also provide local businesses with early access to a custom GPT-4 model optimized for Japanese, which will deliver higher performance on Japanese text, be cost-effective, and run 3x faster than its predecessor.

Douyin life service sales exceeded 100 billion in the first quarter

"LatePost" exclusively reported that the pre-write-off sales of Douyin Life Services in the first quarter of this year exceeded 100 billion, a year-on-year growth rate of more than 100% and the same as last year's fourth quarter. There is still pressure to achieve the company's full-year goals.

Wawanan also reported that Meituan’s in-store business sales have stabilized at around 200 billion in the past two quarters, and the market share of both parties has not changed much in the past six months.

Douyin’s life service team completed a new round of organizational structure adjustments in April, striving to cover more small and medium-sized businesses and shorten the gap with competitors.

People familiar with the matter revealed that advertising business will be the focus of Douyin Life Services this year.

Li Auto responds to indecent photos taken by in-car cameras

Yesterday, Li Auto’s legal department stated that it received reports from users who said they saw someone spreading so-called indecent images taken by Li Auto’s in-car cameras in WeChat groups.

Li Auto solemnly declares: Of the more than 700,000 Li Autos that have been delivered, none of the vehicles has in-car sensors that have the ability to remotely view and store pictures, audio, and video.

Li Auto said that the indecent content posted online was filmed using equipment outside the car and was "transplanted" onto Li Auto to discredit Li Auto. This is an illegal and criminal act and it has reported the case as soon as possible.

The President of Porsche China responds to "Michelle" for the first time

During the 4th China International Consumer Expo, Porsche China President and CEO Michael Kirsch responded to the controversy over the similarity of the exterior designs of Xiaomi SU7 and Porsche cars.

Ke Shimai believes that perhaps good design always has a tacit understanding.

In addition, he also said that Porsche has always adhered to the spirit of innovation in product research and development, adhered to rigorous and meticulous standards in product manufacturing, and looked forward to fair, just, honest, legal and healthy competition between companies that meet the same or even higher requirements.

Xiaomi executives deny prediction of "average loss of 6,800 yuan for every SU7 sold"

Yesterday there was news that Citigroup expects Xiaomi Group’s SU7 delivery volume to reach 5,000-6,000 units in April, and the annual delivery volume to be about 55,000 to 70,000 units. It is estimated that Xiaomi will lose an average of 6,800 yuan for every SU7 sold in 2024. The entire manufacturing The automobile business suffered a total loss of NT$4.1 billion.

In response, Xu Jieyun, special assistant to the chairman of Xiaomi Group and deputy general manager of the China Marketing Department, responded that the information bias may be large. The report was from April 2, and the hot sales of Xiaomi SU7 may have been underestimated.

Tesla revealed to have laid off 10% of its global workforce

Ifeng.com exclusively learned that Tesla CEO Elon Musk issued an email to all employees, announcing that he would lay off employees worldwide.

The letter to all employees stated that it is extremely important for the company to reduce costs and increase efficiency, and will lay off more than 10% of its employees.

It is reported that Tesla's delivery data for the first quarter of 2024 showed that global delivery volume was 386,800 vehicles, which was far lower than Wall Street's expectations of 430,000 vehicles. It was also the first quarter-to-quarter decline in Tesla's delivery volume since 2020.

Liu Qiangdong AI Digital Human Live Broadcast Today

JD.com officially announced last night that Liu Qiangdong, the founder of JD.com Group, will start a live broadcast in the form of an AI digital human at 6:18 pm today and will appear in the JD Home Appliances and Home Furnishings and JD Supermarket purchasing and sales live broadcast rooms.

This "AI digital human" is technically supported by the Yanxi model launched by JD.com in July last year.

It is reported that Liu Qiangdong participated in the live broadcast this time to further warm up JD.com’s content ecology and short video creation. Recently, JD.com announced that it will invest 1 billion in cash and 1 billion traffic as rewards to attract more original authors and high-quality content organizations to join JD.com.

New product

IDC: Samsung surpasses Apple to lead mobile phone shipments in first quarter

Market research firm IDC released a research report showing that global smartphone shipments in the first quarter of 2024 increased by 7.8% year-on-year to 289.4 million units.

IDC believes that while the industry is not completely out of the woods yet and many markets still face macroeconomic challenges, this marks the third consecutive quarter of shipment growth and is a strong indicator that the recovery is well underway.

Apple's shipments fell 9.6% year-on-year, falling into second place; although Samsung's mobile phone shipments also fell 0.7%, it returned to first place.

IDC also believes that although Samsung and Apple maintain a high share of the high-end market, Huawei's recovery in China and the significant growth in shipments of Xiaomi, Transsion, OPPO/OnePlus and vivo may make these two manufacturers look for expansion and diverse areas.

IDC reports that the top five shipments are: Samsung, Apple, Xiaomi, Transsion and OPPO.

Adobe announces generative AI capabilities for Premiere Pro

Adobe is developing a video model for its line of AI tools, Firefly, that will power its video editing platform Premiere Pro, allowing users to generate videos with text prompts, or add and remove objects, and extend the length of video clips.

According to reports, Firefly on Pr also integrates third-party models from Runway, Pika and Sora, allowing Pr users to freely choose to use them.

There is currently no exact release date for the Firefly tool on Pr, but Adobe says it will be launched this year.

Google Pixel's new flagship phone and tablet may have satellite communications, native support for Android 15

Digital blogger @digitalchatstation broke the news that Google’s new flagship phones, new folding screen phones, and 5G tablets will all be equipped with satellite communications, and the Android 15 system will also support satellite networks at the bottom level.

A few days ago, Android Authority also reported that Google may be equipped with a new modem on Pixel 9 and Pixel Fold, and is expected to cooperate with T-Mobile to bring satellite communications.

In the second developer preview of Android 15, Google has further expanded the Android system's support for satellite functions, and will be able to use satellite connections to send and receive information.

Intel reveals "China special edition" AI chip, performance may drop by 92%

Intel recently released a "Gaudi 3 AI accelerator white paper" on its official website, which revealed that Intel will launch two "special edition" Gaudi 3 AI chip products for sale in China.

The two models are: HL-328 OAM compatible mezzanine card, expected to be launched on June 24 this year; HL-388 PCle accelerator card, expected to be launched on September 24 this year.

Based on parameter estimates such as the number of cores and operating frequency, the performance of China's special version of the HL-328 chip is reduced by approximately 92%.

Intel has not yet responded to the news about the Gaudi 3 China special edition.

Star Era ET SUV pure electric version and extended range version released

Last night, the Star Era ET pre-sale conference was held, offering two models: a pure electric version and an extended-range version.

The extended range version is priced as follows: Plus 199,000 yuan, Pro 219,000 yuan, Pro+ 239,000 yuan; the pure electric version is priced as follows: Pro 239,000 yuan, Pro four-wheel drive 249,000 yuan, Pro city smart driving 259,000 yuan, Max 289,000 yuan Yuan, Ultra 329,000 Yuan. There are five color options available: Canngling Green, Yunshu White, Starry Night Black, Rime Blue and Moon Shadow Gray.

The Star Era ET has a wheelbase of 3000 mm, an effective cabin space of 3.45m³, and is equipped with 36 storage spaces and a canopy area of ​​1.57㎡. The pure electric version has a maximum range of 760 km and can achieve a range of 475 km after charging for 11.5 minutes; the extended-range version has a comprehensive range of over 1,500 km.

new consumption

iOS simulator application iGBA was removed from the shelves: suspected of plagiarism

iGBA, the first game emulator recently launched on the Apple App Store, has been removed from the shelves by Apple.

Apple said that this emulator app violated Apple's app review guidelines. After learning that iGBA plagiarized other people's works and tried to impersonate them, Apple removed the app from the shelves.

According to The Verge , iGBA is an unauthorized clone of another iOS GameBoy open source emulator, GBA4iOS, which is available through the third-party app store AltStore.

The iGBA developers clearly responded that they did not use GBA4iOS code and have contacted the GBA4iOS developers via email.

Heytea x Mint Health launches the first freshly made light fruit tea

Heytea officially announced that it has joined hands with Mint Health to launch Heytea's first freshly made light fruit tea "Light Peach Four Seasons Spring".

According to reports, Light Peach Four Seasons Spring selects the fresh peach fruits of the season and combines them with the classic Four Seasons Spring tea base. The tea aroma and fruity aroma are balanced with each other.

This fruit tea jointly launched with Mint Health focuses on "healthy and light". Mint Health said that peach has lighter calories and higher antioxidant value than apples, while Four Seasons Spring Tea promotes energy consumption and is fragrance-free and light.

The new brand of Cha Yan Yuese Bistro is officially open for business

Cha Yan Yuese announced that the tavern sub-brand "Day and Night Poetry Wine Tea·Artistic Bistro" was officially launched yesterday.

It is reported that the bistro currently has three categories: cocktails, cocktails, and store specials. It uses four major tea categories: black tea, green tea, oolong tea, and yellow tea. Tea is the main line connecting traditional Chinese wine, Western-style base wine, and rich milk base. , forming a special tea and wine, selling alcoholic beverages at all times.

This is also Chayanyuese’s third sub-brand after “Yuanyang Coffee” and “Goode Mo Ning”.

good-looking

Liu Haocun and Wen Qi's new film finished filming

Yesterday, "The Girl Who Wants to Fly" directed and written by Wen Yan, starring Liu Haocun and Wen Qi, released final photos and concept posters.

The film tells the story of a pair of cousins' life journey from strangers to familiarity, from conflict to mutual help, shows the hard work of contemporary young people for their dreams, and celebrates the sincere emotions between people.

This film is director Wen Yan's second collaboration with Wen Qi after "Carnival" and is expected to be released within the year.

"Dune" Part 1 is screened again in mainland China

The first part of the science fiction movie "Dune" announced that it will be re-released in mainland China starting from April 19, having previously been re-released in March this year.

The key to "Dune 2" has also been postponed to May 7, and the two "Dune" films will once again be released at the same time.

The film tells the story of Paul Atreides (played by Timothée Chalamet), a talented young man who was guided by fate. In order to protect his family and people, he decided to go to the most dangerous planet in the vast universe and start a thrilling journey. adventure.

Movie "The Wandering Blade" is scheduled to be released

The movie "The Wandering Blade", adapted from the novel of the same name by Japanese writer Higashino Keigo, is scheduled to be released on May 17 this year. It has also been adapted into a series for broadcast in Japan.

This film is directed and written by Chen Zhuo, starring Wang Qianyuan, Zhang Youhao, and Wang Jingchun special appearance. It tells the story of single father Li Changfeng who desperately embarked on the road of revenge after his daughter was abused and died by several minors. He seemed to want to use his own Way to make the young devils pay the price they deserve.

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