The screen size of the new Apple Watch will be larger/CATL responds to online rumors that the “896 work system” is a rumor/SoftBank and Perplexity reach a cooperation

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Some Apple smart features will be launched in 2025

Ming-Chi Kuo says Apple Watch Series 10 screen size will become larger

Bill Gates will invest billions in building next-generation nuclear power plants

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CATL responds that asking employees to "896 work hard for 100 days" is a rumor

Shadowstone Insta360’s revenue in 2023 will increase by nearly 100% year-on-year

Xpeng Motors President Wang Fengying denies resignation

SoftBank announces partnership with Perplexity

IDC said China’s wearable market shipments increased by 36.2% year-on-year in the first quarter

Douyin launches first AIGC science fiction short series

Fujifilm instax officially announces new product release on June 18

Tencent Hunyuan launches “Follow Your Emoji”

iQOO releases its first gaming headset

Warriors 917 Dragon Armor starts pre-sale, starting from 768,000 yuan

Champion and DOVER STREET MARKET join hands to create a joint series

LOEWE releases limited edition FLAMENCO SURPLUS bag

store by .jpg Seventh Anniversary Limited New Products Launched

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Some Apple smart features will be launched in 2025

According to Bloomberg reporter Mark Gurman, several employees involved in the development of Apple Intelligence (i.e. Apple Intelligence) said that some features of the service will not be launched until 2025. The details are as follows:

  • Siri will be able to find and take action on content on the user's device based on context
  • Siri will support semantic indexing
  • Siri provides precise control over users’ devices and apps
  • Screen awareness

At the just past Apple WWDC, Apple launched Apple Smart Services. The initial version of Apple Intelligence includes AI to prioritize notifications, summarize web pages, voice memos, meeting notes, and email. And there will be new writing tools, image generation, and custom AI-generated emojis called Genmoji.

But Apple Smart didn't arrive with the beta version of iOS 18, and the service won't be available for developers to try out until later this year.

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Ming-Chi Kuo says Apple Watch Series 10 screen size will become larger

Ming-Chi Kuo published an article yesterday, bringing the latest news about Apple Watch Series 10 and Apple Watch Ultra products.

Ming-Chi Kuo said that the Series 10 will receive an appearance upgrade, and the screen size will be upgraded from the original 45mm/41mm to about 49mm/45mm), and the Series 10 will also become thinner.

Regarding the Apple Watch Ultra, Ming-Chi Kuo has no significant changes in the specifications of this model. If the production yield can meet expectations, a new case color option (black/dark) may be added.

In addition, he also added that although there was no mass production last year, after more than a year of intensive testing, the production efficiency of 3D printing has been significantly improved. Therefore, Apple Watch will use mechanical components produced by 3D printing technology starting in the second half of this year.

Bill Gates will invest billions in building next-generation nuclear power plants

According to Bloomberg, Bill Gates said he is ready to invest billions of dollars in next-generation nuclear power plant projects to meet the growing power demand in the United States.

Previously, Gates said on CBS's "Face the Nation" that his startup TerraPower LLC broke ground last week on its first commercial reactor in Wyoming, which is located at a coal-fired complex that is about to close. power plant.

TerraPower has been exploring simpler, cheaper reactors since 2008 and expects to complete construction of new reactors by 2030.

CATL responds that asking employees to "896 work hard for 100 days" is a rumor

According to the 21st Century Business Herald, the reporter asked CATL for confirmation regarding the recent online rumor that CATL called on employees to work hard for 100 days to implement the 896 work system. A relevant person in the company said that "this matter is a misinterpretation and rumor, and the company has not issued such a rule."

Previously, according to a reporter from the Financial News, it was reported that CATL issued a call to "struggle for 100 days" to some employees. Specifically, from June 12, these eligible employees will implement the "896" working day, that is, going to work at 8 a.m. and leaving work at 9 p.m., working 6 days a week, for a total of "100 days of struggle."

An internal employee of CATL told a reporter from the Associated Press that this was indeed the case. The department held a meeting last Friday to verbally inform them of the matter, and said: "Before, we had to work overtime, but it was not mandatory until nine o'clock." Another person familiar with the matter revealed that the call was aimed at employees above a certain level, not all employees.

Shadowstone Insta360’s revenue in 2023 will increase by nearly 100% year-on-year

According to Jiemian News, Insta360’s revenue last year was close to 4 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of nearly 100%.

According to public data, Shadow Stone’s revenue has exceeded 1 billion yuan in 2021, an increase of nearly 10 times compared with 2017. In 2022, its revenue has exceeded 2 billion yuan, and last year it increased to nearly 4 billion yuan. It has been two consecutive years. Doubled every year.

Founded in 2015, Shadowstone features 360-degree panoramic action cameras. In 2018, it became the world's No. 1 brand in panoramic camera shipments, and its market share has continued to increase since then. Currently, Shadowstone is also actively expanding its product line. In addition to panoramic cameras and action cameras, it also has smart imaging products such as thumb cameras, video conferencing cameras, and AI mobile phone stabilizers.

Xpeng Motors President Wang Fengying denies resignation

According to Sina Technology, recent media reports claimed that Wang Fengying, president of Xpeng Motors, offered to resign. Both Wang Fengying and He Xiaopeng denied the matter.

At the same time, Wang Fengying posted in Moments that China's automobile industry is becoming more and more complicated, from rolling technology, rolling configuration, rolling prices, until today it has begun to "roll public opinion", all kinds of chaos, all kinds of rumors, as a 30-year veteran Autobot, "I feel particularly sad. We at Xpeng Motors firmly believe that AI will define cars and strive to lead the innovation of smart cars in China."

He Xiaopeng also responded to the media, "It's nonsense. I just talked about this joke with Fengying in the United States."

SoftBank announces partnership with Perplexity

SoftBank posted a document on its official website yesterday, announcing a strategic partnership with Perplexity, a generative artificial intelligence search startup.

SoftBank stated that starting from June 19, 2024, SoftBank will use SoftBank, Y! Customers of mobile and LINEMO brands are now open to apply for a one-year free trial of Perplexity Pro.

Perplexity Pro is a paid subscription version of the AI ​​search engine Perplexity. Compared with the free version, Perplexity Pro provides users with more professional searches, as well as functions such as self-selected AI models, limited uploading and analysis files.

IDC said China’s wearable market shipments increased by 36.2% year-on-year in the first quarter

IDC released the "China Wearable Device Market Quarterly Tracking Report" on June 17. The report showed that China's wearable device market shipments in the first quarter of 2024 were 33.67 million units, a year-on-year increase of 36.2%. The shipment volume of each product in the wearable market is as follows:

  • In the smart watch market, 9.1 million units were shipped in the first quarter of 2024, a year-on-year increase of 54.1%. Among them, there were 5.05 million adult smart watches, a year-on-year increase of 62.8%.
  • In the wristband market, 3.7 million units were shipped in the first quarter of 2024, a year-on-year increase of 29.6%.
  • In the ear-worn device market, shipments in the first quarter of 2024 were 20.75 million units, a year-on-year increase of 30.6%. Among them, true wireless earphones shipped 17.04 million, a year-on-year increase of 37.2%.

IDC predicts in the report that in 2024, the adult smartwatch market will grow by 19% on the basis of relatively healthy inventory, driven by the diversified forms and personalized designs of new products. The bracelet market will benefit from the entry-level price and depth. The broad market space still has 4% growth.

Douyin launches first AIGC science fiction short series

Douyin posted a post on its public account yesterday, announcing that it will join forces with Bona Pictures to launch the first AIGC science fiction short series "Sanxingdui: Future Apocalypse".

This time, Jimeng AI is based on beanbao large model technology to provide ten types of AI for "Sanxingdui: Future Apocalypse" including AI script creation, concept and storyboard design, shot screen generation, image to video conversion, video editing and media content enhancement. technology.

"Sanxingdui: Future Apocalypse" is expected to be released on this year's short drama summer schedule, and will be updated simultaneously on Jimeng AI, Bona Pictures' AIGMS, and Jianying's Douyin official accounts.

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Fujifilm instax officially announces new product release on June 18

Fuji instax recently announced on Weibo that it will release new products on June 18.

Judging from the current warm-up posters and text content, Fuji instax will launch a new color scheme with bohemian totem elements for the instax mini LiPlay camera.

Previously, Fujifilm instax also released a notice saying that it will bring a wide-format instant camera with a 95mm lens and a minimum focusing distance of 0.9m on June 18.

Tencent Hunyuan launches “Follow Your Emoji”

Tencent Hunyuan, together with the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and Tsinghua University, launched the portrait animation generation framework "Follow Your Emoji".

"Follow Your Emoji" is a portrait animation framework based on diffusion. It can not only control the facial movements of characters in detail, but also process the facial expressions of animals.

In addition, it can not only create multiple portraits for a single expression, but also multiple expressions for a single portrait.

iQOO releases its first gaming headset

iQOO's first gaming headset was officially announced on vivo's official store, priced at 349 yuan.

This headset looks like iQOO's iconic yellow and black color scheme, uses Type-C wired connection, is equipped with a 50mm full-range composite diaphragm speaker, Monster Sound e-sports sound effects, and is also equipped with a detachable omni-directional noise reduction microphone.

In addition, the earmuffs of this headset are made of memory foam, with a lightweight design, ergonomic curvature and leather, oval over-ear design, and anodized aluminum alloy clamping arms, which can support the use of mobile phones, tablets, PCs, and multiple platforms.

Warriors 917 Dragon Armor starts pre-sale, starting from 768,000 yuan

On June 17, Dongfeng’s Mengshi Technology’s all-area mobile luxury electric off-road vehicle, the Mengshi 917 Dragon Armor, officially opened for pre-sale. This car is China's first movie co-branded car, with a pre-sale price range of 768,000 yuan to 868,000 yuan.

The Warrior 917 Dragon Armor is a fully maneuverable luxury electric off-road vehicle designed for urban cool players, professional off-road players and military enthusiasts. The car also perfectly presented the creative requirements of the director team of "Operation Dragon".

At the press conference, Wang Jiong, CBO, chief brand officer of Warrior Auto Technology Company, said that the strategic cooperation between Dongfeng Warrior Technology and Bona Pictures is a deep resonance of the "Pioneer Warrior" spirit and the passion of Chinese cars and Chinese movies. collision.

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Champion and DOVER STREET MARKET join hands to create a joint series

Champion collaborates with DOVER STREET MARKET for the first time to create a special limited series of T-shirts.

This collaboration, based on Champion's blockbuster T-shirt "Teen Eleven (T1011)" series of short-sleeved T-shirts that were popular around the world in the 1930s, has brought T-shirts including preppy "DSMG" and Champion logos printed on the front, There are a variety of products including T-shirts with Champion's iconic big C logo embroidered on the chest, as well as fluorescent T-shirts made through garment dyeing.

The joint series will be officially launched on June 22.

LOEWE releases limited edition FLAMENCO SURPLUS bag

Recently, LOEWE released a limited edition FLAMENCO SURPLUS bag.

This bag continues the usual planning practice, using leftover leather from previous seasons. Craftsmen cut and press the leather together, and then hand-sharpen each piece, finally presenting a relatively flat leather surface. A wavy layering effect similar to rock layers or terrain.

The FLAMENCO SURPLUS bag is available in four colors including apple green/light yellow, light beige/Caribbean blue, light celadon/plum, and avocado green/ghost. It is now available on the official website and some LOEWE direct stores.

store by .jpg Seventh Anniversary Limited New Products Launched

To celebrate the brand's seventh anniversary, store by .jpg has launched a new limited product "Tolerance Bean Paste Bun", and the drink "Green Melon" has returned in a limited edition. "Lvlv Gua" is available in all stores, and "Tolerance Bean Paste Bun" is only available in bakery stores.

Since yesterday, all store by .jpg stores have launched the 7th anniversary limited pendant & cup cover paper bag simultaneously. Purchase "Green Melon" or "Tolerance Bean Paste Bun" for an additional RMB 7.7, or place an order for "Green Melon·Including peripherals" to get a 7th anniversary limited pendant.

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"Deadpool and Wolverine" officially announced that the main creator will come to China and will be released simultaneously in North America

Marvel Studios announced on its official Weibo yesterday that "Deadpool and Wolverine" is scheduled to be released in mainland China on July 26.

At the same time, Marvel Studios also announced that the creative team of "Deadpool and Wolverine" "Deadpool" Ryan Reynolds, "Wolverine" Hugh Jackman and director Sean Levy will come to Go to Shanghai and start the world’s first publicity stop.

"Tornado" is officially scheduled to be released in Mainland China on July 19

The disaster film "Tornado" is officially scheduled to be released in mainland China on July 19. The film is a remake of the 1996 classic film of the same name.

The movie stars Daisy Edgar-Jones, Glen Powell, Anthony Ramos, Maura Tierney, Brendan Pirea and others. Mark L. Smith serves as screenwriter, and Frank Marshall and Patrick Crowley executive produce.

"Garfield" grosses $200 million worldwide

As of yesterday, the movie "Garfield" has grossed a total of US$217 million at the box office. Among them, US$78.5 million was in North America and US$139 million outside North America, including RMB149 million in mainland China.

The film was released in mainland China on June 1. The film is adapted from the comic "Garfield" by Jim Davis. It tells the story of Garfield and Odie, who together with Garfield's father Vic, carry out a hilarious and high-risk theft.

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