Morning Post | Xiaomi and Leica Announce Cooperation / Airbnb or Close Local Business in China / OPPO Reno8 Series Officially Released

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  • Xiaomi and Leica announce cooperation
  • Airbnb to close its local business in China, sources say
  • Reno8 series officially released
  • Samsung launches limited Pokémon-themed Galaxy Buds 2
  • Mengniu launches black garlic milk ice cream
  • Balenciaga and Adidas launch a joint series
  • Didi to delist as soon as mid-June
  • Tesla driver charged with 'manslaughter' after crash in Autopilot mode
  • WSJ: Cryptocurrency market accused of possible insider trading
  • Hema stores in Changsha and other places have been upgraded to launch "Hema Night Shop"
  • Manner coffee shop under investigation
  • Metaverse UGC platform "BUD" completed the B round of financing

Xiaomi and Leica announce cooperation

Yesterday, Xiaomi and Leica Camera announced that they have officially reached a strategic cooperation in mobile imaging. The first imaging flagship mobile phone jointly developed by the two parties will be officially launched in July this year.

Wang Hua, head of Xiaomi's public relations, also posted on Weibo, saying: "Xiaomi and Leica are not joint cooperation, but strategic cooperation. After all, strategic cooperation is much deeper than joint cooperation."

In addition, Huawei also told the media that the cooperation between Huawei and Leica actually officially ended on March 31. (Fast Technology)

Airbnb to close its local business in China, sources say

CNBC, citing people familiar with the matter, said Airbnb will close its mainland China operations and plan to take down local listings and experience products this summer. Airbnb will inform its Beijing employees as early as Tuesday.

However, Airbnb will retain the Beijing office and hundreds of employees, mainly to serve Chinese tourists traveling in other countries and regions.

Airbnb officially started operating in mainland China in 2016, but it has long faced fierce competition. Although the company invested a lot and let co-founder Nathan Blecharczyk stay in China, local revenue only accounted for 1% of the total.

Reno8 series officially released

Last night, OPPO released the Reno8 series, which adopts the Liuyun dual-mirror design and continues the integrated shape of the Find X series.

In terms of imaging, the Reno8 series is equipped with Mariana's MariSilicon X chip for the first time, combined with dual-platform flagship SoC, OPPO dual custom image sensors, and portrait algorithm matrix to form a dual-core portrait photography system to further enhance the portrait video experience.

The Reno8 Pro+ is equipped with the Dimensity 8100-MAX flagship chip, and the Reno8 Pro debuts the Snapdragon 7 Gen1 flagship chip. The screens of both models are upgraded to 120Hz ultra-clear screens, and are also equipped with X-axis linear motors and Hyperboost full-link game frame stabilization technology. It can greatly improve the game experience.

The whole series has been upgraded with a long-life version of 80W super flash charging, with a 4500mAh battery, which provides a super battery life experience and fast charging.

Samsung launches limited Pokémon-themed Galaxy Buds 2

Samsung recently launched a limited set of Pokémon-themed Galaxy Buds 2 headphones, which comes with a Pokéball case and random Pokémon character stickers.

In addition to the Galaxy Buds 2, the case is also compatible with the previous Galaxy Buds Pro and Galaxy Buds Live.

The Pokémon Galaxy Buds 2 went on sale in South Korea on May 20, priced at $105. Last month, Samsung also launched a limited Pokémon-themed foldable phone, the Galaxy Z Flip 3. (hypebeast)

Mengniu launches black garlic milk ice cream

Mengniu's ice cream brand "Tilan Shengxue" announced that it will launch three new products, "Kanfang Black Garlic Milk Ice Cream", "Guoyun Matcha Milk Ice Cream" and "Algal Soda Flavored Milk Ice Cream".

"Kampo Black Garlic Milk" incorporates soft black garlic granules into milk ice cream, claiming to relieve greasy and protect the stomach. "Guoyun Matcha Milk" uses pure Chinese matcha tea with mellow milk, which is refreshing and delicious. "Phycocyanin Soda Flavored Milk" is fused with "Food Diamond" phycocyanin to form a blue-and-white color pattern. (Foodtalks)

Balenciaga and Adidas launch a joint series

On May 23, Balenciaga released a collaboration with Adidas on the show floor on the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

The collection includes a new Triple-S shoe, a new Speed ​​Trainer shoe, a sporty suit, and more, combining adidas' iconic Trefoil logo with a classic Balenciaga design.

At present, some products of the joint series have been officially released, and they are limited to the Madison Avenue store in New York, with a single product ranging from $210 to $5,500. (ELLE)

Didi to delist as soon as mid-June

Yesterday, Didi held an extraordinary general meeting of shareholders and approved the plan to delist from the US stock market with a 96% vote in favor.

Didi announced that it has informed the NYSE of its delisting decision and will submit relevant forms to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on or after June 2. The delisting is expected to begin 10 days after the forms take effect.

Didi has previously stated in its announcement that it will go public in Hong Kong, but it will not start its plan to go public in Hong Kong until the delisting is completed. (late finance)

Tesla driver charged with 'manslaughter' after crash in Autopilot mode

In 2019, Tesla owner Kevin Riad killed two people in a crash in "Autopilot" mode. A preliminary hearing in the case was held recently, and the accused faces a charge of "manslaughter".

Tesla engineers testified that Riad activated Tesla's Autopilot feature about 20 minutes before the crash, setting the speed at about 120 km/h. The driver had his hands on the steering wheel at the time of the incident, but there is no indication he ever applied the brakes or turned the steering wheel.

Tesla has previously said that neither "Autopilot" nor the more sophisticated "Full Self-Driving" can drive the vehicle by itself, and the driver must pay attention to the road conditions and be ready to react at all times.

If convicted, Raid will be the first human driver to take full responsibility in a self-driving accident.

It is worth noting that Tesla has recently established a department dedicated to responding to legal proceedings within the company and is directly led by Musk. (Fox & Business Insider & Daily Clipper)

WSJ: Cryptocurrency market accused of possible insider trading

Recently, Argus, a software support company for employee transaction monitoring, pointed out that a crypto account that accumulated a total of $360,000 worth of Gnosis tokens sold off all Gnosis tokens held only four minutes after Binance announced the token’s listing. currency.

Ultimately, the account sold all of the Gnosis tokens for just over $500,000 for a net profit of $140,000. This account has traded at least three other tokens in the same way, and the account holder cannot be identified through the blockchain.

This phenomenon reveals that the cryptocurrency market may be experiencing insider trading problems.

The three cryptocurrency exchanges, Coinbase, Binance, and FTX, the Bitcoin base, have all stated that their employees are explicitly prohibited from trading with inside information.

But previously, Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong said that an unknown insider may be leaking information, either intentionally or unintentionally.

At present, compared with the traditional financial field, the regulatory guidelines and institutional norms for the cryptocurrency market around the world are still vacant. (WSJ)

Hema stores in Changsha and other places have been upgraded to launch "Hema Night Shop"

Picture from: Guangzhou Food Circle

Recently, the Hema store in Changsha has been upgraded and renovated, and the “Hema Night Shop” will be opened from 17:00 to 22:00 to launch a variety of late-night snacks.

In addition to crayfish, stinky tofu, basil bullfrog and other delicacies, there are also special seafood barbecues such as mustard Roche shrimp, cheese baked Polong, and grilled eel. In terms of beverages, Hema offers craft wheat white beer, bayberry beer, freshly squeezed coconut juice, etc.

According to social media information, some Hema stores in Guangzhou, Nanchang and other cities have also opened "Hema Night Shops". At the same time, the Hema app will also simultaneously launch late-night snacks. (Central Broadcasting Network)

Manner coffee shop under investigation

On May 22, the Shanghai Municipal Bureau of Market Supervision notified Manner Coffee Wujiang Road Pedestrian Street that the sanitation was poor and food was not stored in accordance with regulations.

The inspection site found that discarded paper scraps and stickers were scattered on the ground in the food processing area of ​​the store, and the food bags for sale after packaging were placed directly on the ground. At the same time, the "Meiji milk" required to be refrigerated is stacked on the ground outside the store at room temperature.

The store is suspected of violating the Food Safety Law, and the Jing'an District Market Supervision Bureau has filed an investigation according to law. (Interface News)

Metaverse UGC platform "BUD" completed the B round of financing

Metaverse UGC platform BUD recently completed a $36.8 million Series B financing. This round of financing will be mainly used for the continuous iteration of the editor and the in-depth development of the international market.

Co-founded in 2019 by former Snap engineers Risa and Shawn, BUD is headquartered in Singapore.

According to reports, BUD has distinct characteristics. Ordinary users with different cultural and educational backgrounds can use BUD's easy-to-use no-code tools to easily create personalized 3D interactive content.

The number of UGC original 3D works on the BUD platform has exceeded 15 million, and the total number of 3D material transactions has exceeded 150 million. (36kr)

The story of the evolution of bionic beasts

Since 1990, Dutch artist Theo Jansen has been researching how to create a wind energy "Strandbeest".

These bionic beasts made of thousands of PVC pipes are powered by wind energy and have various forms. Now, they can even "fly" slightly.

Recently, Jansen released an integrative video that takes viewers through the evolution of the bionic beast over the years.

( Station B )

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