Morning Post | Nvidia’s market value soared by US$277 billion in a single day/Apple’s folding screen project is advancing slowly/Li Yizhou’s AI course has been removed from the entire network

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Apple’s first foldable device won’t be an iPhone, sources say

NVIDIA's market value surges by US$277 billion overnight

Social media platform Reddit files for IPO on NYSE

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Google suspends Gemini AI model portrait generation function

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The founder of Gaohe admits that there are only 3 months left for the turnaround window

Li Yizhou’s AI course has been removed from the entire network

Yang Yuanqing: Lenovo mobile phones will return to the mainstream within three years

Microsoft President Brad Smith: We must have a way to slow down or shut down AI

Tencent Conference officially launches “AI Assistant”

Xiaomi Mi 14 Ultra officially released, priced from 6,499 yuan

Huawei Pocket 2 starts at 7,499 yuan

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Meizu 21 Pro real phone photos exposed

Apple launches free sports app

JD.com launches free door-to-door return and exchange service

Jack Harlow x New Balance 550 Collaboration Debuts

"Mrs. Spider" pre-sale starts

The new version of "The Crow" is scheduled to be released

"Joker 2" cost $200 million to make

Heavy

Apple’s first foldable device won’t be an iPhone, sources say

According to DigiTimes, citing supply chain sources, Apple is currently deciding on the design of its first foldable device as work on the project progresses.

According to reports, Apple has been developing its first foldable product for at least five years. It is reported that the first product will be a "larger device", most likely not an iPhone, but an iPad or MacBook.

As hinge technology for foldable devices has continued to advance in recent years, the main problem Apple has faced is developing a display panel that meets its quality requirements.

DigiTimes stated that there were previous rumors that Apple had suspended its foldable display development cooperation with Samsung and transferred Vision Pro engineers to the foldable project. These actions are not contradictory because Apple always prioritizes product quality.

The report also mentioned that Apple has not suspended its research and development of foldable devices. The company has currently established multiple departments responsible for different foldable product lines. Apple's first foldable device won't be launched until 2025 at the earliest.

NVIDIA's market value surges by US$277 billion overnight

Nvidia's stock price soared 16.4% on Thursday, reaching a record high, with its market value increasing by approximately US$277 billion, setting a record for single-day market value growth for U.S. listed companies, surpassing Meta's previous record of US$197 billion set three weeks ago.

This is also the largest single-day percentage increase in Nvidia's stock price since it rose 24.4% on May 23 last year.

According to Bloomberg, Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang’s statement that artificial intelligence has reached a “tipping point” has pushed the stock to new heights. The new round of gains also puts Huang on the verge of achieving his new breakthrough: becoming one of the 20 richest people in the world.

Huang's net worth jumped US$9.6 billion to US$69.2 billion on Thursday, surpassing Charles Koch and Zhong Suisui and rising to 21st on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. At the beginning of last year, Huang Renxun's net worth ranking was only 128th.

big company

Social media platform Reddit files for IPO on NYSE

On Thursday local time, social media platform Reddit publicly submitted documents for a U.S. IPO. The company plans to list on the New York Stock Exchange under the stock code "RDDT."

Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase and Bank of America are the lead banks.

Reddit said it has posted net losses since the company was founded. The company reported a net loss of $90.8 million in 2023 and a net loss of $156.8 million in 2022.

In addition, the S-1 prospectus submitted by Reddit mentioned that OpenAI CEO Sam Altman will play the role of investor. Altman is currently Reddit's third-largest shareholder, the listing shows.

Google suspends Gemini AI model portrait generation function

Yesterday, Google issued a document on the X platform stating that it is working hard to solve recent problems with the image generation function of the Gemini AI model. During this process, the generation of character images will be paused and an improved version will be re-released shortly.

On Wednesday local time, Google apologized and said it was aware of inaccuracies in some historical image generation descriptions of the Gemini large model.

Previously, some Gemini users found that non-white characters appeared in the results generated by artificial intelligence when requesting the generation of images of historical groups or figures.

The founder of Gaohe admits that there are only 3 months left for the turnaround window

According to Sina Technology, founder Ding Lei appeared at the Shanghai headquarters for the first time after Gaohe Automobile announced a suspension of production for six months.

In an internal meeting with employees, Ding Lei apologized to employees, saying that he could not beat the Internet with his old business strategies. He said that the window period for Gaohe Automobile's turnaround is at most three months, and he will actively strive for it. At present, there are many companies outside that are interested in Gaohe Automobile, acquiring or investing in it.

Ding Lei also said that the news of the suspension of work and production has made Gaohe Automobile have a very big impact on society. If Gaohe Automobile can overcome this (suspension of work and production), it will also be an unprecedented highlight moment for Gaohe Automobile and himself. , this kind of thing will never happen again in this life.

Ding Lei implores all remaining employees to work together to fight again.

Li Yizhou’s AI course has been removed from the entire network

Recently, topics such as "Li Yizhou's 199 yuan AI course sold for 50 million yuan a year" and "Li Yizhou's AI course group is suspected of being disbanded" have triggered discussions. After investigation, it was found that Li Yizhou’s video account and the AI ​​course “Yi Zhou Yi Lesson” in the Douyin showcase have been removed from the shelves. Li Yizhou's personal video account has been banned from following.

Li Yizhou's WeChat applet "Yizhou Yike" used to sell AI courses has been suspended due to violation of the "Interim Regulations on the Development and Management of Public Information Services for Instant Messaging Tools".

Prior to this, Li Yizhou, who claimed to be a Tsinghua Ph.D. influencer, had advertised that he was selling an AI course with an original price of 999 yuan and a current price of 199 yuan. Feigua data shows that 250,000 sets of the course were sold within a year, with sales of approximately 50 million yuan. A screenshot circulating on the Internet shows that Li Yizhou himself earned over 100 million yuan in three years through AI courses.

Yang Yuanqing: Lenovo mobile phones will return to the mainstream within three years

Yesterday, Lenovo Group announced its third fiscal quarter performance report for the 2023/24 fiscal year ending on December 31, 2023. Its total revenue was US$15.72 billion, exceeding analysts' expectations of US$15.36 billion, a year-on-year increase of 3%.

Yang Yuanqing, chairman and CEO of Lenovo Group, said that all three major business segments of Lenovo are expected to resume growth in the next fiscal quarter.

He also said that the company will increase its investment in the smartphone business and return to the ranks of mainstream manufacturers within three years. The latest report released by IDC shows that the company's mobile phone products failed to enter the top five in the Chinese market last year.

When talking about the popularity of Sora, Yang Yuanqing said, "There is no doubt that Sora is a refreshing innovation. It will definitely promote the popularization, civilianization and wider application of AI technology."

Yang Yuanqing said, "Wen Shengwen's requirements for computing are already high, and Vincent Video's requirements for computing, model compression technology, storage, etc. will be even higher. This will require higher underlying support technology products and technologies. We will Make full use of and seize such opportunities to expand the market."

 Microsoft President Brad Smith: We must have a way to slow down or shut down AI

Recently, Microsoft President Brad Smith expressed in an interview with EL PAÍS that he supports the government and civil society in putting pressure on the industry to promote the supervision of artificial intelligence. "The more powerful the technology, the more necessary it is to strengthen corresponding safeguards and regulatory measures."

“When we buy milk in the supermarket, we don’t worry about whether it’s safe to drink because we know the quality of the product is regulated and there is a safety baseline,” Smith said. “As I believe, AI is the most advanced technology on the planet, so It would be reasonable to require that it have at least as much safety regulation as milk."

He said that if humans do not take action now to delay or shut down artificial intelligence, then scenes in movies such as "Terminator" are very likely to be played out in the future. Smith emphasized that buses and trains are designed with emergency braking devices, and artificial intelligence must also have a similar concept. Regulation and restrictions are the key to artificial intelligence.

New product

Tencent Conference officially launches "AI Assistant" and is connected to Tencent's large model

Yesterday, Tencent Public Relations Director Zhang Jun announced the launch of Tencent Conference AI Assistant, saying "this is a truly large-scale model application."

It is understood that Tencent’s conference AI assistant is connected to Tencent’s Hunyuan large model and mainly has the functions of “summarizing previous articles”, “automatically setting reminder items”, and “intelligent recording of meetings”. Thanks to the addition of large models, meeting efficiency is expected to be further improved.

Among them, users can click the "What just said" button above the chat bar in Tencent meetings, and AI can automatically summarize the key contents of articles and meeting minutes. Even if you accidentally miss the meeting content, you can review the key points again.

Xiaomi Mi 14 Ultra officially released, priced from 6,499 yuan

Last night, at the Xiaomi 14 Ultra and "Full Ecology for People, Cars and Homes" new product launch conference, Xiaomi 14 Ultra was officially released. It is worth mentioning that the speaker of this conference was not Lei Jun, but Lu Weibing, general manager of Xiaomi Group Partner Xu Fei, Vice President of Xiaomi China, co-leads the speech.

The entire Xiaomi 14 Ultra series is equipped with satellite communications and focuses on "computing + optics" imaging functions. The "Leica Optical Summilux System" jointly created with Leica makes it one of the most advanced optical designs in the mobile field in many aspects.

This model will go on sale at 10:00 a.m. on February 27, and is available in three colors: black, white, and "Dragon Crystal Blue" made of Xiaomi Dragon Crystal Ceramics. The specific configuration versions are priced as follows:

12GB + 256GB priced at 6,499 yuan

16GB + 512GB priced at 6999 yuan

16GB + 1TB priced at 7799 yuan

In addition, Xiaomi also launched a 16GB + 1TB titanium special edition for the 14 Ultra, priced at 8,799 yuan

Huawei Pocket 2 starts at 7,499 yuan

Yesterday afternoon, Huawei officially released the Pocket 2 vertical folding screen mobile phone at the Fashion Festival event, priced from 7,499 yuan.

Huawei Pocket 2 follows the iconic "pearl double ring" appearance of the previous generation, and is available in four colors: Tahitian gray, rococo white, taro purple (plain leather) and elegant black (plain leather).

In terms of imaging, Pocket 2 is equipped with a full-focus XMAGE quad-camera system, including a 50MP main camera, a 12MP ultra-wide-angle macro lens, an 8MP upright telephoto lens, and a hyperspectral camera.

In terms of battery life, Pocket 2 has a built-in 4520mAh battery and supports 66W wired fast charging and 40W wireless fast charging.

It is worth mentioning that Pocket 2 has also launched an artistic customized version. The back cover adopts 3D dynamic space technology, equipped with second-generation Kunlun glass, as well as an exclusive protective case and gift box. The 16GB + 1TB configuration version is priced at 10,999 yuan.

Meizu 21 Pro real phone photos exposed

Yesterday, Li Nan, former CMO of Meizu Technology and senior vice president of the company, exposed real-life photos of Meizu 21 Pro on Weibo and said that the phone was originally planned to be released on February 29 and priced at more than 5,000 yuan.

Later, Wan Zhiqiang, assistant vice president of Meizu Technology, retweeted the news and wrote: "It was originally planned to be on February 29, a leap month in a leap year, a leap day, a unique event for 21 Pro, with the meaning of sharpening a sword in four years, but I didn't expect it. The sheath is a problem."

Previously, Meizu announced a strategic adjustment. While All in AI, it will stop the development of new traditional smartphone projects and fully invest in "Tomorrow's Devices" AI For New Generations, entering a promising new wave of AI technology.

new consumption

Apple launches free sports app

Recently, Apple launched a free application called Apple Sports, which is a sports event platform for iPhone. Users can obtain real-time scores, statistics, etc. through the application. It is currently only available in the United States, United Kingdom and Canada.

Apple Sports now supports following the latest information from the following leagues:

  • Major League Soccer (MLS)
  • National Basketball Association (NBA)
  • NCAA (men's and women's)
  • National Hockey League (NHL)
  • German Football League (Bundesliga)
  • Spanish Football League (LaLiga)
  • Mexican Super League (Liga MX)
  • French Football League (Ligue 1)
  • Premier League
  • Italian Football League (Serie A)

Apple said that over time, Apple Sports will be available for additional leagues, including the upcoming seasons of MLB, NFL, NCAAF, NWSL and WNBA.

JD.com launches free door-to-door return and exchange service

The official public account of "Jingdong Blackboard News" stated that Jingdong has launched a "free door-to-door return and exchange" service. All products marked with the "free door-to-door return and exchange" label can be returned and exchanged for free, regardless of size, weight and quantity.

JD.com said it is also actively promoting this "free door-to-door return and exchange" service among third-party merchants, and it is expected to cover more than 90% of third-party merchants in the next year.

In addition, in order to solve the problem of difficult returns and exchanges of large items by third-party merchants, JD.com has added a door-to-door pickup service twice a year, with a maximum of 5,000 yuan each time, based on the previous "large item freight insurance" service, which included a maximum shipping fee of 800 yuan/time. As for the protection limit, when the return and exchange freight for large items exceeds 800 yuan, this 5,000 yuan limit can be used.

To put it simply, the return and exchange freight charges can be increased by up to 10,000 yuan per year. When purchasing, you need to look for the "Oversized Freight Insurance" label.

Jack Harlow x New Balance 550 Collaboration Debuts

Jack Harlow x New Balance 550 collaborative shoes are here. This cooperation series uses light olive and sky blue as the main colors, highlighting the white upper of the 550, adding crackle details on the heel, and adding color to this pair of sneakers by choosing a raw rubber sole.

As New Balance's global ambassador, Jack Harlow's advertisement for this collaboration is set against the backdrop of famous landmarks in his hometown of Louisville to express his deep feelings for his hometown.

It is reported that this time sneaker retailer Foot Locker has also in-depth cooperation, so the shoes will be exclusively sold at Foot Locker on February 26.

good-looking

"Mrs. Spider" pre-sale starts


Sony/Marvel's new superhero film "Mrs. Spider-Man" has released the final trailer in mainland China and announced that pre-sale in mainland China has started and will be released on March 1.

Dakota Johnson, Sydney Sweeney, Isabella Merced, Celeste O'Connor, Taha Rahim, Emma Roberts, Adam Scott, Zo Starring Sha Mamet and others.

The film is the first superhero movie with a female protagonist in Sony's Marvel character universe. It is directed by S.J. Clarkson and written by Matt Sazma and Burke Sharpless.

The new version of "The Crow" is scheduled to be released

The new reboot of "The Crow" is scheduled to be released in North America on June 7 this year, starring Bill Skarsgård, FKA Twigs, and Danny Huston, directed by Rupert Sanders, and written by Zach Berlin .

The original 1994 film starred Bruce Lee's son Li Guohao and was based on a comic book created by James O'Barr. It tells the story of a rock musician and his fiancée whose car broke down on the road. The two were violated and killed by a gang of thugs, and then the man was resurrected by a crow. Start taking revenge on your abuser.

The film performed well at the box office and received a lot of praise and followers for its gothic, rock and roll, anti-hero and other characteristics. In 1993, 28-year-old Li Guohao died unexpectedly on the set of the film, which was a sad reflection of the film.

"Joker 2" cost $200 million to make

The latest news from Variety: The production cost of "Joker 2" has soared to approximately US$200 million, including Joaquin Phoenix's salary of US$20 million and Lady Gaga's salary of US$12 million.

In comparison, the cost of the previous film was 60 million, and the global box office was 1.07 billion. The sequel has strong musical elements, and the final response remains to be seen.

The film is subtitled "Diaphragm Psychosis" and will be released in North America on October 4.

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