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The iPhone 15 series is officially on sale, with long queues at stores across the country

An additional 200 night high-speed trains will operate during the Mid-Autumn Festival and National Day holiday

GPT-4 is officially integrated into Win11 and will be launched on September 26

Microsoft Surface four major product line updates

Nippon Television acquires Studio Ghibli

Apple says iPhone 15 Pro discoloration can be restored

Ren Zhengfei: There are now more than 30 operating systems in China based on Hongmeng open source.

Cainiao plans to officially hand in the form within a few weeks: it may become Alibaba’s first business group to start listing

Official announcement: Yu Chengdong serves as chairman of Huawei Smart Car Solutions BU

The first-instance verdict of LeTV is released: LeTV needs to compensate 2.04 billion, and Jia Yueting bears joint liability for compensation.

Won the Nobel Prize and got a 10 million subsidy to buy a house in Dongguan

Li Bin said that NIO’s mobile phones are not far ahead but are very useful.

Honor CEO Zhao Ming: It is absolutely impossible for Honor to return to Huawei

Musk's brain-computer interface company will conduct first human trial

One Fun Thing | "Taking the Hangzhou subway is like opening a blind box"

What to watch on the weekend | "National Death Penalty Vote"

Game recommendation | "Beyond the Border"

✏ A look at this week's big news

The iPhone 15 series is officially on sale, with long queues at stores across the country

Yesterday, the iPhone 15 series was officially launched. According to Jiemian News, long queues formed in front of Apple Stores across the country.

According to reports, at the Apple retail store in Sanlitun, Beijing, a consumer came here after one o'clock in the morning just to be the first person to enter the store.

Outside stores across the country, scalpers are still selling iPhone series at increased prices.

Currently, the iPhone 15 Pro generally has a price increase of 400 yuan to 600 yuan, and the iPhone 15 Pro Max price increase ranges from 800 yuan to 1,500 yuan.

Online channels, sales of the iPhone 15 series are also "hot". After the pre-sale started on September 15, the first batch of iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max were sold out within 1 minute.

Taobao hot search data shows that the popularity of new iPhone 15 series products on Taobao and Tmall surged 512% within a week.

In addition, platforms such as JD.com, Meituan, and Hema are all participating in today’s extremely fast delivery.

According to data from JD Daojia, after the official launch of the new iPhone 15 series today, as of 10 a.m., sales of the iPhone 15 series on the platform increased by 253% compared to the same period last year as the iPhone 14 series.

An additional 200 night high-speed trains will operate during the Mid-Autumn Festival and National Day holiday

Since train tickets went on sale for the Mid-Autumn Festival and National Day holiday on September 15, many passengers have reported that it is difficult to get tickets during the National Day holiday, and it is "hard to get a ticket."

According to "China Railway" WeChat news, 150 million train tickets have been sold from September 13 to 20.

The railway department will operate an additional 320 through passenger trains across the Railway Administration Group companies during the holiday transportation period, including 200 night high-speed trains.

In addition, many netizens posted on social platforms that when buying tickets on the 12306 platform, there were enough tickets for the whole journey but no tickets for the section tickets, and they doubted whether passengers were allowed to "buy a long trip and take a short trip."

According to Southern Metropolis Daily, 12306 customer service stated that a corresponding number of tickets are sold for each trip, and the needs of passengers from the origin station to the destination station will be prioritized.

If there are remaining tickets, the railway department will dynamically adjust according to passenger flow and release the remaining tickets to stations along the way.

GPT-4 is officially integrated into Win11 and will be launched on September 26

Microsoft will release the next major Windows 11 update on September 26.

The Copilot function supported by GPT-4 will be directly integrated into Windows 11, all Microsoft Office 365 products, Edge and Bing.

Copilot will run as an application. You only need to right-click it or use the shortcut key Windows+C to summon this new AI assistant at any time throughout the system and in various applications.

In addition, Bing will also support OpenAI's latest AI painting model DALL.E 3 and provide more personalized answers based on the user's search history and records.

According to reports, Microsoft 365 Copilot will be fully launched to enterprise customers on November 1, priced at US$30/month. Microsoft executives said when announcing this feature:

"Once again, Copilot will not take away your job, but will help you, improve your work efficiency, and optimize productivity."

Microsoft Surface four major product line updates

On September 21, local time, Microsoft launched a series of new products such as Surface Laptop Studio 2, Surface Laptop Go 3, Surface Go 4, and Surface Hub3.

  • Surface Laptop Studio 2

Officials say this is currently the “most powerful Surface” and its performance will be twice that of the previous generation.

Surface Laptop Studio 2 is powered by Intel's 13th generation i7 processor and is equipped with a 14.4-inch touch display with a resolution of 2400×1600 and a refresh rate of up to 120Hz.

In terms of graphics cards, according to different versions, they are divided into three different specifications: Intel Iris Xe core graphics and NVIDIA Geforce RTX 4050 / 4060 / 2000 Ada.

It is also equipped with Intel Neural Processing Unit NPU, which is the first time Intel NPU is used in Windows computers.

The starting price of Studio 2 is US$1,999.99. The National Bank price has not yet been announced. The official website shows that pre-sale will start at 0:00 on October 10.

  • Surface Laptop Go 3

As an entry-level laptop, Surface Laptop Go 3 is equipped with a 12.4-inch touch screen and weighs only 1.13kg;

Equipped with an Intel i5 processor, up to 16GB of memory and 256GB of storage space, Microsoft claims that the processing speed is 88% higher than the previous generation, and the battery life reaches 15 hours.

In terms of price, the starting price of Surface Laptop Go 3 is US$799, and Bank of China will also have to wait until October 10 for pre-sale.

  • Surface Go 4 Business Edition

In terms of specifications, the Surface Go 4 commercial version has replaced the previous 2-core Intel Pentium processor with a slightly more powerful quad-core Intel N200 chip.

At the same time, Microsoft canceled the 4GB memory version and supported 8GB memory and up to 256GB storage.

The Surface Go 4 business version also comes with a 10.5-inch touchscreen display and has a battery life of 12.5 hours.

  • Surface Hub 3

It is equipped with a 4K PixelSense display, available in 55-inch and 85-inch versions, supports rotation between landscape and portrait, the system automatically implements smart layout, and has a built-in 4K camera and array microphone.

The product performance of Surface Hub 3 will be greatly improved, with CPU performance claimed to be increased by more than 60% and graphics performance increased by 160%.

There is also improved support for advanced inking, allowing up to two users to write or draw on the touch screen at the same time, and deep integration with Microsoft Teams Rooms.

Nippon Television acquires Studio Ghibli

The official website of Studio Ghibli released an announcement announcing that Nippon Television Holdings will acquire shares in the studio.

The contract signing and equity transfer will be carried out on October 6. After the acquisition, Nippon Television Holdings will hold 42.3% of the shares of Studio Ghibli, becoming the largest shareholder of Studio Ghibli.

Nippon Television Holdings will also send management personnel to assist in the operation of Studio Ghibli.

Nippon Television Holdings is one of the five largest private television groups in Japan. It owns Nippon Television, streaming media Japan Hulu and other businesses.

Studio Ghibli was founded by Hayao Miyazaki and Toshio Suzuki and was officially established in 1985. It has produced animated films such as "My Neighbor Totoro", "Spirited Away", "Kiki's Delivery Service" and "Princess Mononoke".

Apple says iPhone 15 Pro discoloration can be restored

Recently, Apple updated its support document to indicate that holding the iPhone 15 Pro models without a protective case will affect the color of the titanium alloy frame.

This is because "oils from the skin may temporarily change the color of the band."

However, Apple officials stated that this situation is temporary and can be wiped off like the previous generation iPhone to restore a clean surface.

Ren Zhengfei: There are now more than 30 operating systems in China based on Hongmeng open source.

Recently, the full text of a conversation between Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei and Liu Yadong, dean of the School of Journalism and Communication at Nankai University and former editor-in-chief of Science and Technology Daily, was exposed on July 7 this year.

Ren Zhengfei said that there are now more than 30 operating systems in China based on Hongmeng open source, covering industry terminals, mobile phones, tablets, and home terminals. In total, there are approximately 600 million users, ranking third in the world.

Hongmeng has just been upgraded to 4.0. After the upgrade, the outside world will also follow suit. There is an open source community out there, and Huawei is not doing it alone. We are doing the base and the core.

Ren Zhengfei said that we are doing "black soil", and the "corn", "soybeans" and "sorghum" on it are all grown by our partners.

Cainiao plans to officially hand in the form within a few weeks: it may become Alibaba’s first business group to start listing

According to the "IPO Early Know" news, Cainiao Group will officially submit a prospectus to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange within a few weeks, and it will be listed in Hong Kong in the first half of next year at the earliest.

When it was founded in 2013, Cainiao was regarded as synonymous with smart logistics. Once the IPO is completed, Cainiao is expected to become the first smart logistics company in the world.

At the same time, this means that Cainiao may become the first business group to launch an independent listing after Alibaba’s “1+6+N” organizational reform.

Cainiao has experienced rapid growth in the past few years. According to Alibaba's financial report, from fiscal year 2021 to fiscal year 2023, Cainiao's total revenue was 52.7 billion yuan, 66.8 billion yuan and 77.5 billion yuan respectively.

Among them, Cainiao achieved a year-on-year revenue growth of approximately 21% in fiscal year 2023.

Official announcement: Yu Chengdong serves as chairman of Huawei Smart Car Solutions BU

Huawei's official website shows that Yu Chengdong's position has changed, and he is currently the Managing Director, Terminal BG CEO, Smart Car Solutions BU Chairman, and Smart Terminal and Smart Car Components IRB Director.

His Weibo certification also changed from the previous CEO of CheBU to the chairman.​

According to previous reports, Jin Yuzhi, president of Huawei's optical product line, took over as CEO of smart car solutions BU.

Public information shows that Jin Yuzhi is currently the vice president of Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., president of Huawei’s optical product line, and alternate director of Huawei.

Its smart car lighting business products include AR HUD, smart car lights, etc., which have business overlap with Huawei's car BU.

Industry insiders believe that after this management structure adjustment, Yu Chengdong will coordinate the relationship between the automotive business from a higher level perspective.

As Huawei's terminal business gradually recovers, resources are also needed for capable people to lead the operation of the car BU.

The first-instance verdict of LeTV is released: LeTV needs to compensate 2.04 billion, and Jia Yueting bears joint liability for compensation.

According to the Securities Times, reporters learned from lawyers about the first-instance verdict of LeTV.

According to the judgment of the Beijing Financial Court, the defendant LeTV Information Technology (Beijing) Co., Ltd. paid a total of nearly 2.040 billion yuan in compensation for investment loss, commission, stamp duty and other compensation to the plaintiff investors within ten days from the effective date of this judgment.

The defendant Jia Yueting is jointly and severally liable with the defendant LeTV for the losses suffered by the plaintiff investors.

As for intermediaries, the defendant Ping An Securities bears joint and several liability with the defendant LeTV within the scope of 10% of the losses of the plaintiff investors.

Won the Nobel Prize and got a 10 million subsidy to buy a house in Dongguan

According to China News Weekly, the housing purchase subsidy for talents in the Guangdong city of Dongguan has been increased to a maximum of 10 million yuan.

Recently, the Dongguan Municipal Human Resources and Social Security Bureau announced that the application for housing subsidies, living subsidies, introduced talent rewards, and entrepreneurial loan discounts for Dongguan's characteristic talents in 2023 has begun.

The most concerning thing is that Dongguan has increased the housing purchase subsidy for special talents from the original standard of 2.5 million yuan to 10 million yuan.

According to the "Interim Detailed Rules for the Recognition and Assessment of Characteristic Talents in Dongguan City", Dongguan's special talents include Nobel Prize winners, winners of China's highest national science and technology progress award, etc.

Li Bin said that NIO’s mobile phones are not far ahead but are very useful.

On September 21, at NIO IN 2023 NIO Innovation and Technology Day, NIO launched its first mobile phone, NIO Phone.

Regarding "Why does NIO want to build a mobile phone?" Li Bin said, "Our users need a mobile phone that is seamlessly connected to NIO cars."

According to Li Bin, NIO Phone is positioned as a flagship phone, equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen2 leading version, with up to 16GB + 1T memory combination optional.

It is equipped with a 6.81-inch screen, supports 1-120Hz variable refresh rate, and is equipped with 50 million wide-angle + ultra-wide-angle + periscope telephoto rear three cameras.

NIO Phone is divided into three versions: "Performance Edition", "Flagship Edition", and "EPedition". The prices are 6,499 yuan, 6,899 yuan, and 7,499 yuan respectively. Shipping will begin on September 28.

When an audience shouted "far ahead", Li Bin responded with a smile: "not far ahead, but it's very useful."

Honor CEO Zhao Ming: It is absolutely impossible for Honor to return to Huawei

On September 19, Honor CEO Zhao Ming said in an interview that Huawei is Honor’s most respected and anticipated competitor, and hopes to compete with Huawei in terms of strength. Such competition makes the industry full of vitality.

As for the rumors about Honor returning to Huawei, Zhao Ming said it is "absolutely impossible."

Zhao Ming said, "Market competition is not simple and easy. You must always be prepared for the most difficult competition. When competitors release new products, the market share will increase a little bit."

"When the iPhone has no innovation and people no longer expect it, we are actually full of worries. The industry needs a strong opponent. Huawei's return is exciting."

"Recently, most of the outside world's attention has been on the mobile phone industry. This is something that has not happened in many years," Zhao Ming said.

Musk's brain-computer interface company will conduct first human trial

Musk's brain-computer interface company Neuralink said on Tuesday it had received approval from an independent review board to conduct the first human trial of implanting the device in the brains of paralyzed patients.

Neuralink stated that this experiment was to test the safety and effectiveness of Neuralink’s wireless fully implantable brain-computer interface, allowing paralyzed patients to control external devices with their brains.

Neuralink has officially opened recruitment for clinical trial patients. Patients paralyzed due to cervical spinal cord injury or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) may be eligible to participate in this trial.

The human trial is expected to take six years to complete, and it's unclear how many people will participate.

✨ It's the weekend!

One Fun Thing | "Taking the Hangzhou subway is like opening a blind box"

The Asian Games are about to begin, and the Hangzhou subway cars have recently been given a "new skin."

Sand, swimming pool, stadium… Recently, many netizens said that "taking the Hangzhou subway is like opening a blind box" and randomly entered an Asian Games venue.

What to watch on the weekend | "National Death Penalty Vote"

One day, all the people downloaded a mobile app and began to vote on the death penalty. The suspects showed their criminal facts, and then the whole people began to vote.

The suspect will be dealt with according to the voting results for and against the death penalty. If there are more votes in favor, he will be sentenced to death…

But what if the suspect is an innocent person who was wrongly accused? How to protect the human rights of suspects?

Game recommendation | "Beyond the Border"

This week's Epic Weekly Free "Beyond the Border" is a unique adventure game full of beautiful puzzles in a unique 2D hand-painted style.

It follows the adventures of San as he escapes the factory he originally called home. Experience this multi-chapter story to uncover the mysterious world that serves as its stage.

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