March 28, 2023

Twitter is delisted from the New York Stock Exchange; Sony may acquire the developer of “Cyberpunk 2077”; a retired aunt remakes “The Legend of Zhen Huan” in Hengdian for infringement


Twitter delisted from the NYSE on October 28


Twitter Office Building / Image Source: Visual China

According to the delisting notice from the New York Stock Exchange, Twitter (Twitter) was delisted from the New York Stock Exchange on October 28, local time. On October 27, local time, Musk completed a $44 billion deal to take Twitter private and has taken charge of the company.

According to the latest news, General Motors said that after Musk completed the acquisition, because of “significant changes” in Twitter, the company suspended advertising on the platform.

Worried about the “change of heart” of advertisers, after Musk entered Twitter,The first thing is to publish a “Book to Advertisers” on the platform, explain their own acquisition motives, and appease the mood of advertisers. (Source: Network Synthesis)


BYD’s Q3 net profit increased by 350.26% year-on-year, and the market share of new energy vehicles is far ahead

On October 28, BYD Co., Ltd. has announced the latest financial report: the net profit in the third quarter was 5.716 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 350.26%, mainly due to the increase in the new energy vehicle business.


BYD Electric Vehicle Experience Store / Source: Visual China

BYD said that in the third quarter of this year, despite multiple unfavorable factors such as the complex and severe economic situation, the spread of the epidemic, extreme high temperature weather and high commodity prices, the new energy vehicle industry continued to accelerate its upward trend. The sales volume of the Group’s new energy vehicles maintained strong growth and continued to hit a record high, and its market share was far ahead and continued to strengthen.

In terms of mobile phone components and assembly business, demand in the consumer electronics industry is still weak, but the Group’s profitability has improved thanks to improved cost control capabilities and product structure adjustment. (Source: TechWeb)


Wang Li resigned from Zhiwen Group (formerly Momo) due to health reasons, CEO was transferred to president

Zhiwen Group (formerly Momo) announced that Wang Li will resign as CEO of the company due to health reasons.

Zhiwen Group stated that, as the founding partner of the company, Wang Li has served as the company’s COO since 2014, the company’s president since 2018, and the company’s CEO in 2020.

Tang Yan, the founder of the company, said: “Wang Li, as an entrepreneurial partner I have worked with for many years, performed his due diligence during his tenure as CEO… But because of the long-term high-pressure work, a series of problems have arisen in his health… . Decided to step down as CEO after communication. But he will continue to serve as group president, assist me in my work, take charge of important matters, and face the challenges of the future together.”

Zhiwen Group was established in 2011 and listed on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange in the United States on December 11, 2014. It has various mobile applications such as Momo, Tantan, and Tietie, as well as film production and distribution, program production, and financial investment. and other business. (Source: IT House)


Airbus maintains full-year delivery target of 700 planes, says supply chain remains fragile

Airbus reportedly maintained its goal of delivering 700 planes by the end of the year and boosted its free cash flow outlook. As of September 30, Airbus had delivered 437 planes this year.

Airbus said on Friday it was still working towards a goal of producing 75 A320s a month by 2025. The company is also evaluating increasing the production rate of its large wide-body aircraft to meet growing demand. The airline also warned that supply chains remain fragile due to shortages of raw materials and labor. (Source: Interface News)


It is revealed that Sony and CD Projekt are negotiating the possibility of acquisition, trying to bring in “Cyberpunk 2077” and “The Witcher 3”

Since the beginning of this year, news of mergers and acquisitions has appeared frequently in major industries. For example, two major gaming giants, Sony and Microsoft, both had major acquisitions this year, with Microsoft acquiring Activision Blizzard and Sony acquiring Destiny developer Bungie.

According to existing reports, Sony also has a big target – CD Projekt, the developer of games such as “Cyberpunk 2077” and “The Witcher 3”. Analyst Rythian said the news is true.

He said that Sony and CDPR have negotiated many times for the acquisition, and the publicity of these new works is also to increase the company’s valuation in the market. According to his estimates, CDP is currently valued at around $2.6 billion. (Source: IT House)


“League of Legends” S12 stops in the top 8: RNG has been sued many times for contract disputes, and it is revealed that it will be dissolved

In last week’s “League of Legends” S12 quarter-finals, RNG was defeated by T1 with a zero seal and stopped in the quarter-finals.

After the game, the RNG official also issued a public apology, but the team faced more than just a loss of a game.


2022 League of Legends S12 Global Finals 1/4 Finals: RNG 0-3 T1 / Source: Visual China

Recently, it has been reported that RNG will be disbanded by auction in the next few days, and it is also said that after the auction, the management of RNG will be replaced, the team name will continue to be retained, and the players will only retain Wei and Gala.

According to the risk information of Tianyancha, there are many contract disputes between RNG and people in the e-sports circle. For example, the contract dispute between Shanghai Dida Culture Media Co., Ltd. and RNG’s affiliated company will be held on November 16. The former’s legal representative and executive director And the major shareholder is PDD girlfriend Shen Lingling. (Source: Fast Technology)


Google buys AI avatar startup Alter for $100 million

Google has acquired AI avatar startup Alter for about $100 million. A Google spokesman confirmed the acquisition but declined to disclose the financial terms of the deal.

The deal closed about two months ago, according to people familiar with the matter. Alter, formerly Facemoji, helps brands and creators express their virtual identities.

The U.S.- and U.K.-based startup will help Google improve and increase its content offering, a person familiar with the matter said. (Source: Pinwan)


Ming-Chi Kuo: iPhone 15 high-end volume keys and power keys may be solid-state keys


An Apple Store in Shanghai / Source: Visual China

Ming-Chi Kuo pointed out that the latest survey shows that the volume keys and power keys of the two high-end models of the iPhone 15 may adopt a solid-state key design (similar to the Home key design of the iPhone 7/8/SE2) to replace the physical/mechanical key design. There will be Taptic Engines on the left and right sides of the interior to provide force feedback, making it feel like the user is pressing a physical button. (Source: Pinwan)


Chinese scientists reveal for the first time a new mechanism of thermal convection in rotating celestial bodies

Researchers from Shanghai Astronomical Observatory of the Chinese Academy of Sciences have revealed for the first time a new mechanism of thermal convection in rapidly rotating celestial bodies through theoretical derivation. American Physical Society) was selected as the media recommendation result.


Photo/Photo source: CCTV News

“How can thermal convection occur in celestial bodies? What are the different characteristics of thermal convection under different conditions?” is a classic scientific question that has lasted for decades. Fast-rotating planets like Jupiter and Saturn deviate significantly from spherical.

This achievement is the first to systematically study the control effect of different rotation rates of celestial bodies on the occurrence of thermal convection, to determine how the non-spherical shape of celestial bodies affects the motion of thermal convection, and to help study and understand the convection process in these planets. The new method may even help in the exploration of extremely flat disk-like systems such as black hole accretion disks. (Source: CCTV News)


Retired aunts remake “The Legend of Zhen Huan” in Hengdian for infringement?

A remake of “The Legend of Zhen Huan” by 16 retired aunts in Shanghai with an average age of 62 and a maximum age of over 70 years old, has recently become a hot spot on the Internet, with over one million video views. While praising the rich and colorful life of the aunts in their later years, everyone is also concerned about whether it involves infringement of the copyright of the original work of “The Legend of Zhen Huan”.


Shanghai retired auntie in Hengdian / Source: The Paper

According to reports, the producer of “The Legend of Zhen Huan” Cao Ping said on October 27 that after consulting the company’s legal affairs, they had sent a letter to the video platform to ask for it to be taken off the shelves. But Cao Ping also said that despite the infringement, he did not consider holding the organizers and aunties accountable for the time being. “The audience likes it, and we can understand it.” (Source: The Paper)

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