Will you get a Beijing license plate when you buy a car? Xiaomi refutes rumors/Apple internal beta ChatGPT tool/Nvidia’s market value exceeds US$2 trillion

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Apple internal beta ChatGPT tool

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Will you get a license plate when you buy a Xiaomi car? Xiaomi refutes rumors

NVIDIA's market value exceeds US$2 trillion

Baidu Vice President: Making money with AI is the focus this year

Apple’s new iPad Pro uses different OLED suppliers

Sources say Alipay wants to re-enter social media

Apple takes over seven of the top ten best-selling mobile phone models in the world

AI hardware AI Pin shipping date delayed

Meizu 21 PRO is expected to be released on February 29

Stable Diffusion 3 open for public beta

NIO announces cockpit redesign, large model is on board

Nendo three-way glass wine glass debuts

LVMH officially establishes the group’s film and television department

Scientists say the development of AI is the road to mankind’s pursuit of peace

One Fun Thing |《Dare to kill my horse? ! 》

What to watch on the weekend | "I love you!" 》

A guide to buying books without reading | "Flowers"

Game recommendation | "Smalland: Survive the Wilds"

 News worth watching over the weekend

Apple internal beta ChatGPT tool

According to Macrumors, Apple is currently internally testing a generative AI tool "Ask" similar to ChatGPT to help AppleCare customer service answer users' questions.

It is reported that the tool can automatically generate responses to technical questions raised by customers. Customer service staff can then pass this information to the user via online chat or phone call.

"Ask" will automatically provide relevant information about the issue from Apple's internal knowledge base in response. Customer service agents can rate the answer as "helpful" or "not helpful" and ask up to five follow-up questions for each topic. .

Apple said that after collecting feedback on the tool, it plans to make it available to more customer service staff.

Will you get a license plate when you buy a Xiaomi car? Xiaomi refutes rumors

Yesterday, early Xiaomi employees close to Lei Jun revealed that the first batch of buyers of Xiaomi cars who do not have a Beijing license plate will have the opportunity to get a free license plate discount.

In this regard, staff from the Beijing Traffic Management Bureau said that the license plate needs to go through a lottery and has not yet received relevant notification.

Xiaomi's official spokesperson refuted the rumor on Weibo, saying that the rumor was completely untrue and that Xiaomi's car pricing, delivery and sales policies are subject to official announcements.

On the same day, Lei Jun, the founder of Xiaomi Group, also expressed frustration at such rumors about Xiaomi cars on Weibo, "I often see various rumors about Xiaomi cars, what should I do?"

NVIDIA's market value exceeds US$2 trillion

Late last night, after the U.S. stock market opened, NVIDIA rose nearly 3%, with its stock price exceeding US$800, setting another record high, and its total market value once exceeded US$2 trillion.

Previously, after Nvidia announced its fourth-quarter revenue and earnings, its performance exceeded Wall Street analysts' forecasts, and its outlook for fiscal first-quarter revenue in fiscal 2025 also exceeded expectations.

Jensen Huang, founder and CEO of NVIDIA, said: "Accelerated computing and generative artificial intelligence have reached a critical point, and demand is surging among enterprises, industries and countries around the world."

Baidu Vice President: Making money with AI is the focus this year

According to 36 Krypton news, Baidu MEG (Mobile Ecological Business Group) has recently ushered in a new round of organizational structure adjustments.

Baidu Library Business Department was promoted to a business department and will continue to be led by Vice President Wang Ying.

Vice President Zhao Shiqi returns to Baidu as the head of the search platform, and the head of the search business will report to him.

Baijiahao business operations department and other key departments are integrated into the information distribution platform and report to Li Xiaowan, general manager of Baidu App. Song Jian, the former general manager of the content ecosystem platform, has resigned.

According to reports, the MEG department, which is Baidu’s core revenue source, is committed to implementing an AI transformation strategy.

He Junjie, Baidu's senior vice president and head of the MEG department, clearly stated in the OKR of the first quarter of 2024: "Lead the development of the AI ​​industry, reconstruct representative scenarios, and achieve benefits."

Apple’s new iPad Pro uses different OLED suppliers

According to Macrumors, Apple’s upcoming 11-inch and 13-inch iPad Pro models will use different OLED display suppliers, with Samsung exclusively producing the 11-inch display and LG producing the 13-inch display.

Industry insiders revealed that Apple’s demand for OLED iPad Pro has changed. Apple is working on achieving higher image quality and plans to reduce the thickness and weight of the iPad display.

The report also pointed out that after the first batch of production is completed, Apple may make adjustments based on changes in production yield and demand for the new OLED iPad Pro. It is reported that Apple's forecast for new iPad shipments this year has been reduced to 8 million units from 10 million units last year.

Sources say Alipay wants to re-enter social media

According to "China Entrepreneur" citing people familiar with the matter, in order to prepare for content layout, Alipay poached a large number of operations and advertising employees from Douyin and Xiaohongshu last year.

In 2016, Alipay tried to launch a "circle" similar to Douban Group and Baidu Tieba, aiming to build a social circle of strangers, but it ended due to insufficient content supervision and a large amount of indecent information appeared on the platform.

Although Alipay was once cautious about the social field due to strategic restrictions and the failure of its "circle", the company no longer avoids social topics and instead actively deploys them. At the beginning of the year, Alipay launched an internal test of the "interest community" social function.

A person familiar with the matter said: "Alipay has a lot that can be done, but now the voice of payment is threatened by the traffic platform, so doing it late is better than never."

Apple takes over seven of the top ten best-selling mobile phone models in the world

According to market research firm Counterpoint Research, Apple will occupy the top seven best-selling smartphones in the world for the first time in 2023, while Samsung will take the remaining three seats.

In 2023, the total market share of the top ten smartphones reached an all-time high of 20%, up from 19% in 2022.

Apple's iPhone 14 is the best-selling smartphone in 2023, with the United States and China accounting for half of its sales.

The agency predicts that as mobile phone brand manufacturers increasingly launch 5G-only models, the top ten lists in 2024 are likely to have only 5G mobile phones.

AI hardware AI Pin shipping date delayed

According to The Verge, Humane originally planned to start shipping AI Pin products in March, but has now informed customers that there will be a small delay. It is reported that early buyers are expected to receive the product in mid-April.

According to the report, the company promised that customers who purchase the $699 Pin will receive a three-month subscription worth $72 for free. Additionally, this offer is also available to all customers who purchase before March 31st. The monthly subscription fee of $24 mainly covers the cost of AI Pin network services.

AI Pin is a screen-less, wearable AI device that uses laser projection technology to display an interface on the user's palm or other surface, and uses AI assistants to interact.

Meizu 21 PRO is expected to be released on February 29

Yesterday, Meizu Technology’s official Weibo announced that a special Meizu event will be held at 19:00 on February 29. At present, Meizu has officially opened recruitment for the event, with a limit of 500 people. The event is located on Changqin Island, Zhuhai, and the invitation letter for the event is a boat ticket to the island.

It is worth mentioning that the Meizu 21 PRO mobile phone is expected to be released at this event. Shen Ziyu, chairman and CEO of Xingji Meizu Group, previously posted on Weibo:

"After watching the press conference of friends, I think Meizu 21 Pro has many advanced AI concepts, which can beat Xiaomi 14 Ultra and Huawei Pocket 2. I asked the team to try to implement it for the original planned release on February 29 to give all Meizu friends a The explanation also brings a perfect end to Meizu’s smartphone era.”

Not long ago, 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.

Stable Diffusion 3 open for public beta

Stability AI recently launched test invitations for its text-to-image generation model, Stable Diffusion 3. According to the official statement, this new version has significantly improved performance in terms of multi-topic prompts, image quality, and spelling capabilities.

Stable Diffusion 3 supports parameter sizes ranging from 800 million to 8 billion, which can meet the needs and hardware configurations of different users and lower the threshold for use.

Stability AI also revealed that Stable Diffusion 3 uses a diffusion transformer structure similar to Sora.

While Stable Diffusion 3 is not currently in public beta, users can join the waitlist by visiting a specific page and submitting the required information to experience the model and provide feedback before its official release.

Application address  : https://stability.ai/stablediffusion3

NIO announces cockpit redesign, large model is on board

According to NIO officials, the smart cockpit of NIO's 2024 models will undergo a facelift. The original cabin-driving separated domain control architecture will be upgraded to a centralized integrated architecture. It will also adopt a new central computing platform ADAM and be equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon's fourth-generation cockpit. chip (SA8295P).

In addition, NIO officially announced that through the central computing platform ADAM cross-domain computing power sharing, the NOMI GPT large model will be released soon.

It is reported that this will be the industry's first multi-modal sensing large-scale model deployed purely on the end side. NOMI can identify thousands of items through in-car cameras, without the need for networking, with ultra-fast response and keeping private data out of the car.

Nendo three-way glass wine glass debuts

Recently, the famous Japanese design brand Nendo launched an innovative three-way glass beer glass, aiming to provide consumers with a richer drinking experience when enjoying Sapporo beer.

Sapporo, as a famous Japanese beer manufacturer, its "Kubo Label" series of products are famous for their unique flavor levels. To maximize the aroma and taste of Sapporo beer, Nendo designed this unique three-way glass beer glass.

The cup has an upright front and elegant curves on the sides. This clever design not only allows drinkers to experience different flavors:

"You can enjoy the refreshing beer smoothly from the front entrance, you can fully capture the aroma of the beer from the left entrance, and the right entrance directly awakens your taste buds, bringing a more direct taste experience."

LVMH officially establishes the group’s film and television department

LVMH has recently teamed up with Superconnector Studios to establish a new division, 22 Montaigne Entertainment, to officially focus on the film and television entertainment field. In the future, it will unite various brands under the group to expand new and diverse developments in the film and television fields.

The unit was created by Superconnector Studios and its co-founders Jae Goodman and John Kaplan, and is overseen by a committee of executives led by LVMH’s head of communications and image Antoine Arnault and North America chairman and CEO Anish Melwani.

Scientists say the development of AI is the road to mankind’s pursuit of peace

Wang Bin, director of Xiaomi Group's Artificial Intelligence Laboratory and chief scientist of NLP, said at the recent annual meeting of the Yabuli Forum that the development of AI is the road to peace for mankind.

"AI is coming, and it allows machines to do all the work. People insert a tube and direct some robots to do it all, and it can create great value. Therefore, the evolution of the entire AI technology paradigm is actually the way for humans to liberate themselves."

Wang Bin also believes that large models will gradually evolve into lightweight small models. In his opinion, the cost of large models is relatively high, and when using them, not everyone needs the general capabilities of large models. Many businesses only need to perform one or two tasks.

✨ It's the weekend!

One Fun Thing |《Dare to kill my horse? ! 》

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According to official news from Bilibili, the ghostly video "Dare you kill my horse?!" produced by UP host @Ohhuw became the third Bilibili video to reach over 100 million views.

The video is based on the classic movie "Let the Bullets Fly." "Let the Bullets Fly" is directed by Jiang Wen and stars Jiang Wen, Ge You, Chow Yun-fat, Carina Lau, Chen Kun, etc. It has a Douban score of 9 points.

What to watch on the weekend | "I love you!" 》

"I love you! "Adapted from the Korean comic of the same name, it tells a beautiful love story of four old people and two pairs of lovers.

Empty-nest old man Chang Wei Jie (played by Ni Dahong) and a lonely old lady Li Huiru (played by Hui Yinghong) who collect scraps have not known each other, but they have gradually developed feelings for each other; He makes a living by selling scraps, and his wife Zhao Huanxin has been suffering from illness…

As they enter the final chapter of their lives, they love each other fiercely and purely. Even if there is no tomorrow, we still have to say "I love you!" to each other.

A guide to buying books without reading | "Flowers"

The masterpiece of the famous writer Jin Yucheng and the winner of the Mao Dun Literature Award. This is a regional novel, and the characters’ movements can be found on a “tangible” map.

The TV series of the same name is produced and directed by Wong Kar-wai, written by Qin Wen, the screenwriter of "The First Half of My Life", and stars Hu Ge, Ma Yili, Tang Yan and Xin Zhilei.

The old dreams of teenagers in the 1960s radiate widely, and there are colorful memories of human fireworks everywhere. The sensuality of the 1990s is like a flowing mat one after another. The narrative frequently alternates between two time and space, and legends arise one after another.

Game recommendation | "Smalland: Survive the Wilds"

Smalland: Survive the Wilds is a grand adventure on a micro scale! This is a multiplayer survival game about surviving in a vast and dangerous world.

You are so small, surrounded by huge creatures, at the bottom of the food chain, and good preparation is the key to survival. Craft weapons and armor, build a camp, explore this strange new land and learn its history.

"Before the age of giants came, we lived freely under the sun and moon. Thousands of years have passed, but stories about the surface of the earth are still passed down from generation to generation. Now, the giants have disappeared, and as a pioneer, you must join in again Wilderness, lead the way to complete an urgent task. Don't hesitate, don't shrink, just move forward…"

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