Morning Post | Inspur Group is rumored to post a slogan encouraging overtime / Tesla responds that new cars do not have USB ports / North American companies use robots to a new high

Good morning everyone, today is November 16th.

In the first nine months of this year, many companies in North America turned to robots because they were unable to recruit people.

Ai Fan Erzao Report Reading

  • Inspur Group posted a slogan encouraging overtime, and the labor inspection department will go to find out
  • Tesla responded that the new car does not have a USB port
  • McLaren denies being acquired by Audi
  • The number of robots employed by North American companies hit a record high
  • DJI releases agricultural drone T40
  • Faraday Future postponed the release of the third quarter report to investigate accusations of "inaccurate information disclosure"
  • Convenience store employees know everything
  • Apple's self-driving test driver expands to 137
  • Newsletter company Substack has a million subscribers
  • Former Nike executive launches new sportswear brand Omorpho
  • Low-alcohol brand "Liuyin" completes Pre-A round of financing
  • Let the "hen" come to the mirror of the advertisement
  • HiTea invests in a new tea brand "Ye Cui Shan"
  • Guide to fishing on Tuesdays

Inspur Group posted a slogan encouraging overtime, and the labor inspection department will go to find out

Recently, the Internet Inspur Group’s office posted various slogans encouraging overtime-"Everyone, it is really overtime. Overtime is really good." "He adds me to it. I can't run if he wants to." This has attracted the attention of the outside world, and netizens. Questioning this is "overtime internal scrolling."

On November 15th, the staff of the Labor Security Supervision Brigade of Jinan City said that they have paid attention to the public opinion and will send someone to Inspur Group to understand the situation on November 16th. (Interface News)

Tesla responded that the new car does not have a USB port

Recently, some overseas Tesla consumers reported that when they received a new car, they found that the central control and the rear of the car did not have a USB interface, but only reserved holes, and the wireless charging function of the mobile phone was also reduced. In this regard, Tesla did not inform in advance, and did not mention any compensation measures.

Tesla's official customer service said that this situation may occur in both Model 3 and Model Y models produced after November 6. Tesla stated that it plans to continue to reinstall the USB interface from December, but due to the shortage of chips/parts, the specific time cannot be 100% promised. (Financial Network)

McLaren denies being acquired by Audi

Yesterday, some media reported that Audi and Bahrain, the majority shareholder of McLaren, have reached an agreement to acquire the McLaren Group wholly and plan to enter F1 events as a factory team in the future.

Subsequently, the McLaren team official Weibo issued a group statement denying the acquisition. The statement said: McLaren’s technology strategy has always been to maintain continuous discussions and collaboration with relevant partners and suppliers, including other automakers. However, the ownership structure of the McLaren Group has not changed.

McLaren has been struggling financially since the epidemic disrupted McLaren’s car production and the Formula One circuit.

In the past year, the company sold a portion of its racing business to a consortium of American investors and raised funds from new and existing investors.

The number of robots employed by North American companies hit a record high

In the first nine months of this year, the total number of robots employed by North American companies hit a new high, which solved the need for some companies to improve the efficiency of assembly lines because they were unable to recruit human employees.

According to the statistics of the industry organization "Promotion of Automation Association", factories and other industrial users have ordered 29,000 robots, which is 37% more than the same period last year and surpassed the previous record set in the same period in 2017. (cnbeta)

DJI releases agricultural drone T40

Last night, DJI released the T40 agricultural drone, the standard package is priced at 57,999 yuan; the all-around package is priced at 64,999 yuan.

A number of optimizations have been made for application scenarios such as fertilizer sowing and fruit tree spraying.

The T40 adopts a coaxial dual-rotor design and comes standard with 54-inch propellers. Compared with the previous generation, the load is increased by 33%. It can be equipped with a 40 kg spray box or a 50 kg spray box. Its spray system is equipped with a new magnetic drive impeller pump, which can provide 12 liters/ Very large flow in minutes.

T40 adopts the first centrifugal valve design, which can prevent liquid leakage when the nozzle starts and stops, and the effective spray range can reach 11 meters. According to the official, the measured field efficiency can reach 320 mu times per hour. (Quick Technology)

Faraday Future postponed the release of the third quarter report to investigate accusations of "inaccurate information disclosure"

CNBC reported that Faraday Future said in a document on Monday that the company had postponed its third-quarter financial report in order to complete its investigation of "inaccurate disclosure allegations."

Earlier, short-selling agency J Capital Research pointed out in a research report that analysts accused Faraday Future of fabricating the number of car reservations, which is an indicator of the company's future car demand. In addition, the report also accused Faraday Future of lying about its ability to begin mass production of electric vehicles in Hanford, California.

Faraday Future reiterated in a press statement on Monday that the company plans to start delivering FF91 cars in July next year.

Convenience store employees know everything

The high-speed urban mechanism has created convenience stores. The clerk in the convenience store is theoretically part of the product of efficiency-what tasks they have to complete every hour are set in the system, and the clerk only needs to follow the steps to complete it, simple and clear.

The almost indifferent mechanism did not turn the clerk into a "robot". In fact, the clerk witnessed the various living conditions of people in the city, and also connected with customers within the prescribed range.

This may be for the purpose of "fleeing" at three in the afternoon on a working day. The office worker who loves to try new products gives priority to the inspection of the products she can't wait to buy;

That was also when I met someone who "stayed in" in the early morning, but I was too conscious of it;

Also, for the aunt who loves to take two ten yuan notes to the convenience store to buy a box lunch at noon, she quietly reserved a hot dish.

" The Emotions of First-tier Cities Hidden in 24-Hour Convenience Stores" of the "True Story Project" depicts a variety of convenience store stories from the perspective of shop assistants. Interested readers can jump to read more .

Apple's self-driving test driver expands to 137

According to reports, Apple has increased the number of test drivers for its self-driving cars to 137. These drivers mainly help Apple test autonomous driving technology on the road and collect data.

Even so, Apple currently has fewer test drivers than other companies. For example, Cruise has 992 (driver licenses), Waymo has 1,628, and Zoox has 315.

Although the number of drivers has increased, the number of vehicles Apple used for testing has remained the same at 69. The latest data also shows that Apple has not yet applied for a driverless vehicle license. (Sina Technology)

Newsletter company Substack has a million subscribers

According to the Financial Times, the paid subscribers of newsletter startup Substack exceeded one million in November this year, and the number was 250,000 in December last year.

Substack has built a platform that allows authors to introduce paid newsletters to their readers, that is, to publish content regularly through emails.

The report pointed out that many well-known writers have joined this platform. The top ten authors of platform revenue have a combined annual revenue of 20 million U.S. dollars.

Former Nike executive launches new sportswear brand Omorpho

Former Nike executive Stefan Olander has created a new sportswear brand Omorpho, whose products are designed to strategically spread weight throughout the body to improve health, speed and strength.

The representative Gravity Sportswear series is made of high-quality performance fabrics, using MicroLoad to strategically distribute a small amount of weight throughout the body, thereby providing comfort and flexibility in any type of training, in order to achieve the largest range of sports and enhance the exercise effect. (Nowre)

Low-alcohol brand "Liuyin" completes Pre-A round of financing

According to 36kr, the low-alcohol brand "Liuyin" completed a Pre-A round of financing of nearly 10 million U.S. dollars.

In the low-alcohol wine market, compared with traditional brands such as Rui'ao and Meijian, new brands such as Missberry Berry Sweetheart, Kungka Soda, and JOJO all have differences in flavor innovation, saccharification reduction, and taste upgrade.

The characteristic of "Drop Drink" is that it incorporates the regional tea elements of China, and combines the aroma of pure fermented fruit wine with different flavors with the aroma of tea. Dahongpao grapefruit, Dianhong green plum/rose, single cluster peach, There are many flavor series such as jasmine and lychee, sparrow tongue spring, sweet-scented bayberry, rose lychee, etc. The degree of the product is mostly about 10-12 degrees.

Let the "hen" come to the mirror of the advertisement

Previous advertisements for the egg brand Vital Farms focused on "transparency", letting buyers know where their eggs came from and what life was like on the farm.

Recently, the brand gave the hen the right to take pictures of the brand. Vital Farms cooperated with creative agency Preacher to develop a specially operated camera. The camera uses a pressure sensor platform covered in the feed to activate the camera's shutter to complete the shooting when the hens are pecking or stepping on them. Brand packaging and print advertisements are generated. Black and white image on top. The creative advertisement of Vital Farms is to capture a real glimpse of their lives in the sun and let people truly understand that their hens have full freedom to roam the pastures. (SocialBeta)

HiTea invests in a new tea brand "Ye Cui Shan"

On November 11, Shenzhen Haolin Catering Co., Ltd., an affiliate of the new-style tea brand "Ye Cuishan", undergoes an industrial and commercial change, adding Hey Tea (Shenzhen) Enterprise Management Co., Ltd., etc. as shareholders, holding 60% of the shares.

In 2021, HiTea has invested in multiple beverage brands such as Seesaw, YePlant, Hetao Peach and WAT Cocktail.

Founded in 2019, Yecuishan focuses on "Molecular Juice" drinks. Ye Cuishan preserves the fiber and vitamins of fruits to the maximum extent through customized equipment, hoping to provide consumers with a healthier fruit juice experience. (Brand Planet)

"Welcome to Icelandverse"

Although it has been a while since Facebook changed its name to Meta, a parody video recently launched in Iceland has attracted a lot of attention.

In this video, the host wears Zuckerberg's iconic costumes, hairstyles, and stiff behavior to introduce the audience to "a revolutionary way to connect to the world," and it doesn't have to be "super weird."

( Tencent Video )

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