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NVIDIA's market value surpasses Microsoft's, becoming the world's most valuable company

Huawei executives say Ascend AI’s computing power has surpassed that of the U.S. Nvidia A100

realme responds to mobile phone being stolen during transportation

Runway releases Gen-3 Alpha video generation model

Didi denies IPO in Hong Kong in 2025

The price of the top-end iPhone 16 may exceed the 20,000 yuan mark

Microsoft gaming executive Jerret West to leave at the end of the month

The car expert announced that the 2024 summer test will be broadcast live to accept public supervision

Officials deny that JiKr employees were fired for complaining about Zhijia

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Shopee R&D center employee dies suddenly

Google launches Gemini app in India

Musk says humanoid robots will be 10 times more popular than cars in the future

Beats Pill may be launched on June 25

Lantu will launch a pure electric household SUV Lantu Zhiyin

Tesla Model 3 high-performance version started delivery yesterday

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NVIDIA's market value surpasses Microsoft's, becoming the world's most valuable company

In the early morning of June 19th, Beijing time, NVIDIA's market value reached US$3.34 trillion, an increase of 3477.31% in five years, surpassing Microsoft to become the company with the highest market value in the world.

On June 13 last year, Nvidia's market value just exceeded US$1 trillion; then, on February 23 this year, the company's market value exceeded US$2 trillion. On June 5, Nvidia’s market capitalization exceeded US$3 trillion.

At this point, NVIDIA has become the most valuable AI technology company in the world, and it is also a milestone in the AI ​​wave becoming the main theme of this new era.

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Huawei executives say Ascend AI’s computing power has surpassed that of the U.S. Nvidia A100

According to Titanium Media, at a sub-forum at the recently held 2024 World Semiconductor Conference and Nanjing International Semiconductor Expo, Wang Tao, chief operating officer of Jiangsu Kunpeng Shengteng Ecological Innovation Center, said that the Shengteng cluster is the only one in China that has completed the training of thousands of The technical route of the 100 million parameter large model, its AI computing power performance has exceeded NVIDIA A100.

Wang Tao said that after three years of experimental testing, 1/2 of the total number of large models in China have chosen the Shengteng technology route. Shengteng is now the first choice for domestically produced large models. Compared with NVIDIA A100, "We can achieve 0.8~1.2 times the efficiency of A100. Compared with NVIDIA (referring to 0.8 times), there is still a certain gap, but in the area of ​​large model training, (we) are better than NVIDIA. There is no obvious gap compared with the A100 chip, especially in the Wanka computing cluster, including Kunpeng Cloud Brain and iFlytek, which have passed market testing."

It is reported that Ascend and Kunpeng are Huawei's two computing products for general computing and intelligent computing respectively, and are key technology series in Huawei's AI computing ecosystem.

realme responds to mobile phone being stolen during transportation

Yesterday, Realme Vice President Xu Qi responded on Weibo regarding the theft of overseas mobile phone shipments: "The global press conference will continue as usual, thank you for your concern."

Previously, the official account of Realme Spain posted an article on the X platform, saying that the first batch of Realme GT6 was unfortunately stolen on the way to Spain. After taking all possible measures, the product has not been recovered.

Runway releases Gen-3 Alpha video generation model

Runway recently announced the launch of a new version of the Gen-3 Alpha video generation model.

Runway stated on its official website that compared to Gen-2, Gen-3 Alpha has significant improvements in fidelity, consistency and movement. The specific features of Runway Gen-3 Alpha are as follows:

  • High-fidelity video generation: Ability to generate near-real-world quality video content with a high degree of detail and clarity.
  • Fine motion control: The model can precisely control the movements and transitions of objects in the video, enabling smooth animation of complex scenes.
  • Realistic character generation: Particularly good at generating realistic human characters with natural movements, expressions and emotions.
  • Multi-modal input: supports text-to-video, image-to-video, text-to-image and other creative methods.
  • Advanced Tools: Supports professional creative tools such as motion brushes, camera controls, and director mode.
  • Enhanced security measures: Introducing a new internal visual review system and C2PA standards to ensure the security and reliability of content.
  • High-quality training: Training with highly descriptive, time-dense captions enables the model to understand and generate videos with rich temporal dynamics.

Didi denies IPO in Hong Kong in 2025

Foreign media the information said in a report on June 17 that Didi is preparing for a Hong Kong IPO in 2025. The article also stated that as its business gradually improves, Didi has recently made presentations to relevant investors and participated in conference calls with relevant banks.

Yesterday, Didi told Jiemian News that there is currently no timetable for the IPO. Didi is currently focused on continuing to deepen its main business, better serving passengers, drivers and partners, continuously improving product services and innovation capabilities, and creating long-term value for the industry and society.

The price of the top-end iPhone 16 may exceed the 20,000 yuan mark

According to Metaverse News, a report released by Ming-Chi Kuo pointed out that the price of the SM8750 (Snapdragon 8 Gen 4) mass-produced in the second half of this year is about 25% – 30% higher than the current flagship chip SM8650 (Snapdragon 8 Gen 4), and the price will rise to 190. USD—$200.

This price increase by chip manufacturers such as TSMC will increase the costs of Qualcomm, Apple, Nvidia and other manufacturers, but the final price increase may be passed on to consumers.

For iPhone 16 Pro and RTX 5090 series, these products based on 3nm manufacturing will inevitably increase user purchase costs. Combined with the current global inflationary economic environment, the selling price of these products may reach 20,000 yuan.

Microsoft gaming executive Jerret West to leave at the end of the month

Foreign media the verge reported yesterday that Xbox chief marketing officer Jerret West will leave Microsoft and join Roblox as its new chief marketing officer and head of market expansion.

Jerret West worked in Microsoft's Xbox marketing department for eight years before leaving in 2011. After seven years as a marketing executive at Netflix, Jerret West returned to Microsoft in late 2019 to lead the launch of the Xbox Series S/X game consoles. Marketing work.

Jerret West is part of a team that is responsible for developing marketing plans for games, hardware, and Xbox Game Pass. Microsoft is now shaking up some of its marketing teams following West's departure, and will form a new, expanded central games marketing team under the leadership of Kirsten Ward, VP of Xbox Integrated Marketing.

Jerret West is the second Xbox executive to leave this year, after Kareem Choudhry, head of Xbox emerging technologies, left Microsoft in early April.

The car expert announced that the 2024 summer test will be broadcast live to accept public supervision

Yesterday, Undercar Di announced on Weibo that after more than a month of preparations, the 2024 Under Car Di Summer Testing Seminar was successfully held in Beijing on June 17. Dongchedi said, "All the vehicles for this summer test were purchased by Dongchedi. The test items will be displayed to the outside world through live broadcast and will be subject to public supervision."

Understand Chedi said that more than 40 R&D, engineering, testing and other team leaders from 20 car brands, as well as experts from the China Electric Vehicle 100 People's Association, the National Passenger Car Market Information Federation, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics and other institutions , fully discussed and reached a preliminary consensus on the summer test subjects, standards, equipment, processes and other details.

Officials deny that JiKr employees were fired for complaining about Zhijia

Jikrypton's Legal Department posted a message on its official Weibo account yesterday, stating that the recent online rumor that "Jikrypton employees were fired for complaining about smart driving, and the content has been moderated" is false information.

Jikrypton said that after investigation, the fact was that the employee leaked screenshots of internal forum posts and replies, which violated the company's information security system and caused a major impact. After full communication, the company terminated the labor contract in accordance with relevant regulations for employees who violated regulations by posting screenshots. At present, relevant posts can still be viewed and replied to in the internal forum and have not been deleted.

Shopee R&D center employee dies suddenly

According to Jiupai Financial Reporter, at 22:00 on the evening of June 17, Shopee’s internal office software Seatalk issued an important notice from the Human Resources Department, which stated that “Today (June 17) afternoon, a Shopee R&D center colleague suddenly When he became unwell, his team colleagues and the company immediately called 120 for emergency treatment and sent the colleague to the hospital. However, it is very sad that the colleague was unable to be rescued and left us forever."

According to relevant screenshots, the company also stated in the notice, "We express our deep condolences for this. At present, the company has set up a special team to cooperate with the family members to do their best to deal with the aftermath. If colleagues need any help, please contact your HRBP connect".

Google launches Gemini app in India

Yesterday, Google announced the launch of the Gemini application in India, which supports English and nine Indian languages. Google said that Gemini can currently be accessed through the Gemini app on Android or through the Google Assistant, and Gemini on iOS will be launched through the Google app in the next few weeks.

Gemini is a family of multimodal large-scale language models developed by Google DeepMind. The model was officially released on December 6 last year. It can recognize five types of information at the same time: text, image, audio, video and code. It can also understand and generate high-quality code in mainstream programming languages, and has a comprehensive security assessment.

Musk says humanoid robots will be 10 times more popular than cars in the future

Previously, Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang said in an interview that robotics technology will achieve major breakthroughs in 2-3 years, and predicted that humanoid robots will become as common as today's cars in the future.

He also said that in 100 years humanoid robots will be everywhere and may become the most prolific machine system in human history.

Yesterday, an X user shared a video clip of Huang Renxun's interview, and Musk responded in the comment area, "They (humanoid robots) will be 10 times more popular than cars."

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Beats Pill may be launched on June 25

Beats by Dre uploaded a Beats Pill trailer starring LeBron James on X yesterday, with the text "6/25", which seems to imply that the device will be unveiled on June 25.

At present, the official has not released more detailed pictures, but judging from the promotional video, the appearance design of Beats Pill is similar to the Beats Pill speaker that will be discontinued in 2022.

Foreign media macrumors also reported that the upcoming Beats Pill includes a lanyard that was not provided by previous speakers and may come in gold, red, and black colors. Other possible features include upgraded Bluetooth 5.3, Find My integration, and USB-C charging.

Lantu will launch a pure electric household SUV Lantu Zhiyin

According to a reporter from the Daily Economic News, a Lantu insider said that Lantu plans to launch the purely electric household SUV Lantu Zhiyin in the third quarter of this year.

Insiders said that this model does not have a plug-in hybrid or extended-range version, and it is the first model of the Lantu brand to only launch a pure electric version. In addition, this model is also the first global car of the Let's VOYAH brand after it launched the Let's VOYAH "Gong Lantu" overseas strategy during this year's Beijing Auto Show.

The person familiar with the matter also said. Lantu Zhiyin is Lantu’s most important mass-market model this year, targeting young family users, and its main competitor will be Tesla Model Y.

Tesla Model 3 high-performance version started delivery yesterday

Tesla posted a message on its public account platform yesterday, announcing the start of delivery of the Model 3 high-performance version, with prices starting at 335,900 yuan.

In terms of appearance, the Tesla Model 3 High-Performance Edition is mainly available in Flame Red color, and also offers starry sky gray, pearl white, deep sea blue, and pure black paint options. In terms of control, the Tesla Model 3 high-performance version provides three acceleration modes: comfort, standard, and crazy, as well as multiple customized track modes.

Previously, Tesla China’s official website launched the Model 3 high-performance version on April 24.

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NEIGHBORHOOD® x adidas Originals collaboration shoes will be released on June 22

To commemorate the 35th anniversary of the birth of the Superstar shoe model and the 30th anniversary of NEIGHBORHOOD®, the two have once again joined forces to recreate the popular shoe model launched in 2005 when adidas Originals and NEIGHBORHOOD® first collaborated.

This collaboration shoe is based on SUPERSTAR and restores the retro texture. The upper is made of matte black leather, which contrasts with white stitching. The heel is decorated with a skull icon symbolizing NEIGHBORHOOD® and "卍" embossed text. In addition, shoe boxes with special wrapping paper commemorating NEIGHBORHOOD's 30th anniversary are also provided.

The collaborative shoes will be officially released on the official website of NEIGHBORHOOD® on June 22.

APC x Topologie collaborate for first time, bringing series of products

APC has launched a collaborative series with bag brand Topologie for the first time, which combines APC's iconic Japanese indigo jeans with Topologie's climbing-inspired elements.

This collaboration brings a series of refined and functional bags, interchangeable Topologie's iconic Wares SystemTM straps and mobile phone accessories, a total of 5 types of bags and 4 types of accessories.

This series of products is currently on sale in the direct stores and official websites of the two brands.

"World of Warcraft" will restart the national server "Wrath of the Lich King" on June 27

World of Warcraft's official Weibo announced yesterday on Weibo that a new server will be opened when "Wrath of the Lich King" opens on June 27, and a voting event for the naming of the new server was also launched.

As of 13:00 on June 24, 2024, all players with Battle.net accounts can participate in the voting event. Players can choose 4 out of 10 server names for voting, and the new servers will be named according to the final number of votes.

On June 17, World of Warcraft announced that the technical test server will be closed soon, and "World of Warcraft" "Wrath of the Lich King" will be restarted on June 27. Before the official launch of the server, the official will provide players with return gifts, official server launch time and other information in the form of a press conference.

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"The Godfather" director's new film is scheduled to be released on September 27

The new film "Metropolis" directed by Francis Ford Coppola has been confirmed as the latest North American distributor for Lionsgate. The film is scheduled to be released in North America on September 27 this year.

The film is directed and written by Coppola and stars Adam Driver, Aubrey Plaza, Shia LaBeouf, Natalie Emmanuel and others.

The film has now premiered at this year's Cannes Film Festival to mixed reviews.

The new domestic drama film "Decryption" will be released in many theaters around the world this year

The new domestic drama film "Decryption" will be released in many theaters around the world this year, including North America, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and other countries and regions. It will be distributed by Chinese Pictures. Mainland China is expected to be released in the second half of this year.

The film is directed by Chen Sicheng and stars Liu Haoran, Daniel Wu, Chen Daoming and others.

The film is adapted from the novel of the same name by the Mai family. It tells the story of the mathematical genius Rong Jinzhen who is recruited into the secret unit 701 to crack the "Purple Secret" code.

Hui Yinghong's new film "Counting to Three" announced to start filming

Yesterday, the movie "Counting to Three" directed by Sun Lin and starring Hui Yinghong and Zhang Youhao released a concept poster and officially announced the start of filming.

The movie tells the story of a dance teacher who has sealed off his heart, a strange boy who hides a secret, and two lives trapped in the past, who are close to each other and warm each other.

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