Top news roundup: Android phone time suddenly slows by more than 10 minutes: the reason is unknown

The merger of Huya and Douyu officially announced that the new company will have a joint CEO controlled by Tencent

On the evening of October 12, Huya and Douyu jointly announced their merger. According to the announcement, Huya will acquire all of Douyu’s issued shares, including common shares represented by American Depositary Receipts (ADS), through a stock-for-stock merger.

The two parties have signed the “Merger Agreement and Plan” with Tiger Company Ltd., a newly established and wholly-owned limited liability company under the laws of the Cayman Islands, and Nectarine Investment Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tencent Holdings.

The merger announcement mentioned that Tencent will also transfer the “Penguin E-sports” game live broadcast business to Douyu for a total price of 500 million US dollars, and Douyu and Penguin E-sports will merge with Huya as a whole.

In addition, after the completion of the merger, Douyu will become a private wholly-owned subsidiary of Huya, and Douyu ADS will no longer be listed on the Nasdaq Global Select Market. The new company will set up co-CEOs, Dong Rongjie, the current CEO of Huya, and Chen Shaojie, the current CEO of Douyu. (Source: Sina Technology)

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 Huawei mobile phones currently have enough chips in reserve: MediaTek rushed to ship 13 million before the deadline

According to upstream supply chain sources, Huawei’s mobile phone chip reserves are relatively sufficient at present, because in addition to TSMC, MediaTek also rushed to supply a lot of chips before the ban was implemented.

Sources in the supply chain revealed that MediaTek shipped nearly $300 million in mobile phone chips to Huawei (self-developed, ODM) in September with 4G and 5G. Based on the average selling price of 22, it was equal to 13 million. Huawei’s mobile phone chips are enough for Huawei to use for more than a month.

According to previous information from the upstream supply chain, Huawei plans to stock 15 million Kirin 5nm processors this year. However, due to the ban on upgrades, the order has not been completed. In the end, there are only 8.8 million, only about 60% of the order, and the remaining 40 % is not done. (Source: Silicon Valley Analytics Lion)

 Android phone time suddenly slowed down by more than 10 minutes: the reason is unknown

On the evening of October 12, many netizens suddenly discovered that the time displayed on their Android phones was more than 10 minutes slower than Beijing time, and most of them were around 16-17 minutes. Among them, some netizens said that when using China Unicom’s network to automatically obtain the time, it was nearly 17 minutes slower, and the time was normal after switching to China Mobile’s network. There are also China Mobile users who have this problem, and the specific reason is still to be verified.

Because the incident was sudden and strange, almost everyone was in a state of confusion, thinking that there was a problem with their mobile phone or that they had passed through.

Summarizing the current situation, the problem of slowdown in this incident is limited to Android phones, and it seems to have nothing to do with brands and regions. Even if it is turned off and restarted, there is no problem with iPhone.

Some netizens said that a large number of people were blocked at the subway card swiping place, all because the mobile phone time was wrong, and the code could not be scanned. The flight attendant also said that it was a problem of time. (Fast Technology)

  123 million orders in 8 months!Ruixing Coffee was fined 2 million yuan

On October 12, the State Administration for Market Regulation issued an administrative penalty decision on five companies including Luckin Coffee China Co., Ltd. and Luckin Beijing Co., Ltd. for unfair competition and illegal acts, with a fine of 2 million yuan everywhere. According to statistics, from April to December 2019, Ruixing Coffee made 123 million orders in 8 months through false transactions and fake bank statements.

China Radio and Television, the fourth largest operator in China, was established and will issue No. 192

The registered capital is as high as 101.2 billion yuan. On October 12, China Radio and Television Network Co., Ltd. was officially established in Beijing, becoming the fourth largest operator in China.

It is reported that China Radio and Television will issue the mobile phone number of Section 192. By signing a contract with China Mobile to realize the co-construction and sharing of base stations, China Radio and Television’s operator business will achieve a higher starting point. In the future, mobile phone users of China Radio and Television will be able to share mobile base stations in addition to the 5G base stations built by the radio and television. According to reports, in addition to 5G services, China Radio and Television is also expected to launch 4G services.

In order to accelerate the pace of its own 5G network construction, this year, China Radio and Television has signed an agreement with China Mobile to carry out 5G co-construction and sharing and content and platform cooperation to jointly create a “network + content” ecosystem. (Source: Beijing Daily)

Electronic component company TDK applies to the United States to supply Huawei

According to the Nikkei News on the 12th, Japanese electronic component company TDK applied to the United States to supply Huawei with electronic components for 5G technology. As of Monday local time, the U.S. government had not granted approval.

Earlier, the Nikkei reported on the 4th that Japanese companies Sony and Toshiba’s affiliates, Kioxia, have successively applied to the United States to continue supplying Huawei. Sony supplies Huawei with image sensors used in scenarios such as smartphone cameras, while Kioxia (formerly Toshiba Memory) supplies products such as flash memory chips.

IT House has reported that on September 15, the US Department of Commerce’s ban on chip upgrades against Huawei and its subsidiaries officially took effect. semiconductor products developed and produced using U.S. manufacturing equipment and technologies are not allowed to be supplied to Huawei without a U.S. license.

  OnePlus co-founder Pei Yu has left

According to reports, OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei has left.

Pei Yu has played an important role in the design process of OnePlus smartphones over the past few years, including the recently released best-selling OnePlus Nord. Outside of OnePlus’ Shenzhen headquarters, Pei Yu also acts as a spokesperson for OnePlus, often attending various trade conferences, interacting with loyal fans, and giving interviews to the media. (Sina Technology)

The scale of online audio-visual users in my country has exceeded 900 million, and the utilization rate of short videos is as high as 87%

China Online Audiovisual Program Service Association released the “2020 China Online Audiovisual Development Research Report” in Chengdu on the 12th. The “Report” shows that as of June 2020, the scale of online audio-visual users in my country reached 901 million, and the scale of the online audio-visual industry in 2019 reached 454.13 billion.

Among the various segments, the user utilization rate of short videos is the highest, reaching 87.0%, and the user scale is 818 million; the user utilization rate of comprehensive videos is 77.1%, and the user scale is 724 million. In addition, online audiovisual applications are the main force for attracting new netizens. From March to June 2020, 23.9% of the newly added 36.25 million netizens “touched the Internet” in order to use online audio-visual applications.

The “Report” shows that the per capita daily usage time of short video applications has increased significantly. In the second half of 2018, the average daily usage time of short video applications exceeded that of comprehensive video applications, becoming the first in the field of online audiovisual applications; as of June 2020, short video applications surpassed instant messaging with an average daily usage time of 110 minutes per person. In the online audio-visual industry, the market size of short videos is the highest, reaching 130.24 billion, a year-on-year increase of 178.8%. Short videos are still infiltrating into e-commerce, live broadcast, education and other fields, and their influence continues to deepen, promoting changes in the online audio-visual industry. (Source: People’s Daily)

Mate30 Pro E first exposure: electronic components are widely de-beautified

At 20:00 on October 22, Beijing time, Huawei will hold a global launch of the Mate 40 series online. There is a mysterious new product of the Mate series, which is said to be used to cover different consumer groups outside the Mate 40 series. Mate 40 Lite, corresponding to the domestic Maimang 9 or nova 7 Pro.

According to Uncle Kanshan, a digital blogger who has been paying attention to Huawei, this new Mate series product is actually “Mate 30 Pro E”, which is also a heavyweight product and will debut on the same stage as the Mate 40 series.

The appearance and configuration of the Mate 30 Pro E are almost exactly the same as those of the Mate 30 Pro 4G/5G. It is said that the processor uses the Kirin 990 5G, and the rest of the components are mainly replaced by domestic local suppliers to further beautify. (Source: Fast Technology)

 Five affiliates including Ruixing were fined 10 million yuan

On October 12, a reporter from the Beijing Business Daily learned from the official website of the State Administration for Market Regulation that the State Administration for Market Regulation has issued a statement on Luckin Coffee (China) Co., Ltd., Luckin Coffee (Beijing) Co., Ltd. Shenzhou Utong Technology Development Co., Ltd., Zhengzhe International Trade (Xiamen) Co., Ltd. and other five companies made administrative punishment decisions for unfair competition and illegal acts. According to the administrative penalty decision, the above five companies were each fined RMB 2 million.

According to the announcement, during the period from April to December 2019, Luckin Coffee (China) Co., Ltd. and Luckin Beijing Co., Ltd., in order to gain competitive advantages and trading opportunities, cooperated with Beijing Auto World Consulting Services Co., Ltd. and Beijing Shenzhou Youtong Technology Development Co., Ltd. With the help of the company, Zhengzhe International Trade (Xiamen) Co., Ltd. and many other trading companies, the key marketing indicators such as the sales revenue, cost, and profit margin of Luckin Coffee’s related commodities in 2019 were falsely improved.

From August 2019 to April 2020, Luckin Coffee (China) Co., Ltd. organized and held the “Luckin Coffee Media Communication Conference”, “Unmanned Retail Strategy Conference”, 2019 Q2 and Q3 telephone performance conferences, etc. These false marketing data are used for external publicity through various channels. (Source: Beijing Business Daily)

 Lei Jun announces Xiaomi executive team: only 15 people

It was reported on October 12 that, perhaps to dispel the doubts of the outside world, Lei Jun announced on his personal Weibo the executive team of Xiaomi. In addition to their founders, the company has a total of 15 executives, of which Chang Cheng is among them.

Lei Jun said that although Xiaomi has executives joining almost every month, in fact, the company’s executive team is not many. Except for the founder, Xiaomi Group actually has only 15 executives.

Among these core executives, there are 4 partners, namely: Wang Xiang, Zhou Shouzi, Zhang Feng, Lu Weibing, and 11 vice presidents of the group, namely: Shang Jin, Manu, Yan Kesheng, Cui Baoqiu, He Yong, Chang Cheng , Gao Ziguang, Yang Zhe, Zeng Xuezhong, Peng Zhibin, Lin Shiwei.

Lei Jun said that many of the world’s top 500 companies have hundreds of executives due to their scale of operation and business complexity, and Xiaomi’s executive team is very capable. (Source: Silicon Valley Analytics Lion)

 Didi’s taxi business will be subsidized by 1 billion yuan in the next three years

At the 2020 Seminar on the Integration and Development of New and Old Taxi Business Formats held yesterday, Didi’s “Kui Dian Xin Taxi” released its industry development strategy. Shi Donghai, general manager of Kuaidi New Taxi, said that in order to better serve taxi drivers and passengers, Didi’s taxi business has been upgraded to Kuaidi New Taxi.

According to Kuaixin Taxi platform data, since Didi Taxi was upgraded to Kuaixin Taxi and launched a 100 million subsidy plan in September, the current platform taxi orders have increased by more than 10% year-on-year. On September 30th, Kuaidai New Taxi launched a driver-accepting reward event. On the day of the event, the number of orders on the platform exceeded 5 million, a record high.

It is reported that in the next three years, Kuaidi New Rental will continue to subsidize 1 billion yuan in three stages. (Source: Sina Technology)

 The average daily order volume of online car-hailing in my country exceeds 21 million

Meng Qiu, the second-level inspector of the Transportation Services Department of the Ministry of Transport, introduced on the 12th that as of now, 1.04 million licenses for online car-hailing business, 2.5 million online car-hailing driver licenses, and more than 2,100 online car-hailing orders have been issued in various regions. million orders.

Meng Qiu said at the seminar on the integration and development of new and old taxi formats held in Beijing that day, the taxi industry is currently in a critical period of service level improvement and transformation and development, and the development of new transportation formats such as online car-hailing has promoted big data, artificial intelligence The deep integration of modern information technologies such as intelligence and the taxi industry has expanded new entrepreneurial fields.

Statistics from the Ministry of Transport show that there are currently 1.39 million cruise taxis nationwide, with a daily passenger volume of nearly 100 million. (Source: Xinhua News Agency)

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  Nobel Prize winner leads team to develop new technology: 5 minutes to detect new crown virus

A research team led by Jennifer Doudna, a 2020 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry and a professor at the University of California, Berkeley, used CRISPR gene editing technology to propose a method that can detect the new coronavirus in just 5 minutes. The test doesn’t require expensive lab equipment to run and can be used in doctors’ offices, schools and office buildings. The related results were published on the preprint platform medRxiv.

It looks like an infallible test, says Max Wilson, a molecular biologist at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

In May, two research groups reported a CRISPR-based test for the new coronavirus that could detect the virus in about an hour, much faster than the 24 hours required by traditional detection methods. The newly proposed detection method is currently the fastest diagnostic method based on CRISPR. (Source: China Science Journal)

  Tesla has delivered nearly 700,000 Model 3s, about half in the last 4 quarters

From the start of Model 3 deliveries to the end of last year, when Tesla announced quarterly electric vehicle production and deliveries, it listed Model 3 production and deliveries separately, but after Model Y deliveries began this year, Tesla It is no longer announced separately, but the Model 3 and Model Y will be announced together, so it is difficult to know the delivery volume of Model 3 this year and the cumulative delivery volume since the start of delivery.

However, judging from the delivery data released by Tesla and the forecasts of relevant research institutions, since delivery began in July 2017, the cumulative delivery of Model 3 has been close to 700,000. (Source: TechWeb)

 NVIDIA stops direct sales of RTX 3080 and 3090 Founders Edition

Gamers and PC enthusiasts can no longer buy RTX 3080 or RTX 3090 Founders Edition graphics cards directly from NVIDIA’s official website. NVIDIA said it had heard feedback about issues with its online store and was working to improve the buying experience. The official statement stated that the company will sell graphics cards through its partners, and then featured Best Buy.

Regarding the issue of not having retailers in Europe, NVIDIA said it is continuing to review European resellers’ fulfillment options. It’s also worth noting that, as of press time, Best Buy has no stock RTX 3080 or 3090 Founders Edition graphics cards.

NVIDIA says supply issues for the two graphics cards will continue until at least 2021. While stocks are currently limited, more will be available in the coming weeks. No expected release date for the additional product was given, though. (Source: cnBeta)

  G7 draft: Oppose Facebook’s launch of Libra stablecoin

Financial leaders from the world’s seven largest economies will say on Tuesday that they oppose Facebook’s launch of the Libra stablecoin until it is properly regulated, according to a draft statement from the G7.

The draft was prepared for a meeting of finance ministers and central bankers in the US, Canada, Japan, Germany, France, Italy and the UK. The draft says digital payments could improve people’s access to financial services, increase efficiency and reduce costs. But the draft also says such payment services must be properly regulated so as not to undermine financial stability, consumer protection, privacy, taxation or cybersecurity. Without proper regulation, such stablecoins could potentially be used for money laundering, terrorist financing, and proliferation financing, potentially compromising market integrity and governance, and undermining legal certainty. (Source: Sina Technology)

Europe and the United States set off technology antitrust: EU may push Internet “blacklist”

EU regulators are drafting a “blacklist” to curb the market dominance of Internet giants such as Facebook and Google, and will consider companies based on revenue, market share, and the number of users. The report of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee pointed out: In the past, people who were weak in the past were high-spirited and challenged.

  Internet technology giants are facing multiple antitrust shocks in the global market.

The latest news on October 12 said that EU regulators are drafting a so-called “blacklist” that will use new rules to curb the market dominance of Internet giants.

Meanwhile, the U.S. Justice Department’s antitrust investigation into Google could force it to sell its Chrome browser and some of its advertising business. The technology antitrust investigation report released by the US House of Representatives after a 16-month investigation shows that the four giants of GAFA (Google, Amazon, Facebook, and Apple) have monopolistic and anti-competitive behaviors. (Source: 21st Century Business Herald)

Microsoft and partners are working to shrink data deserts that limit access to AI

AI-based tools, such as computer vision and voice interfaces, have the potential to transform the lives of people with disabilities, but in reality, these AI models are often built with very little data from these people. Microsoft is working with a number of nonprofit partners to help make these tools reflect the needs and everyday realities of people living in conditions such as blindness and limited mobility.

Microsoft yesterday announced a number of efforts co-led by advocacy groups hoping to make a difference to this “data desert” that limits AI inclusivity.

The first was a collaboration with Team Gleason, an organization formed to raise awareness of the neuromotor degenerative disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS for short. What they worry about is the question above about facial recognition. People with ALS have a variety of symptoms and assistive technologies that interfere with algorithms that have never been seen before. This becomes a problem if, for example, a company wants to ship eye-tracking software that relies on facial recognition, and Microsoft certainly wants to do the same. (Source: cnBeta)

 

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