WeChat or can open a small account: two WeChat accounts can be registered with the same mobile phone number
WeChat is currently testing a new function in grayscale: users can register a new WeChat account without a new mobile phone number in addition to the original WeChat account bound with a mobile phone number. Some users dubbed it the “WeChat trumpet”. Currently this feature is only available to some users, or is still in beta. (Tech Planet)
Taobao shopping cart is expected to be directly shared with WeChat Moments
A few days ago, Taobao started the internal test of the new “shopping cart sharing” function, which will be officially launched on October 27. According to Tmall, consumers can forward their Taobao shopping carts with one click. At the same time, Taobao shopping cart is expected to be directly shared with WeChat Moments. It is learned from multiple sources that the open team of this function is currently testing the sharing paths such as WeChat group chat and circle of friends.
Alibaba will release Arm server chips
According to several people familiar with the matter, the Arm-based server chip that Alibaba has developed since 2019 has been taped out in the middle of the year. A person close to Alibaba Cloud said that Alibaba may release the chip at the Yunqi Conference this week. (Caixin.com)
Tencent Tops Most Valuable Chinese Brands in 2021
Kantar released the “Top 100 Most Valuable Chinese Brands in 2021”. The data shows that the total value of the 100 most valuable Chinese brands increased by 57% year-on-year to US$1.56 trillion. Tencent rose to the top of the top 100, with brand value increasing by 85% year-on-year to $280 billion; Alibaba ($202 billion) and Moutai ($111 billion) ranked second and third; Douyin (ranked eighth, 390) billion) and Kuaishou (10th with $33 billion) entered the top ten for the first time. (36 krypton)
Mango TV sued Maxthon Browser for blocking ads, and won 520,000 yuan in compensation
Mango TV sued that the “Maxyou 5 browser” developed and operated by Internet Maxthon has an advertisement filtering plug-in. After users use the plug-in, it can effectively block the page advertisements, video titles and membership service promotion advertisements of Mango TV. As a result, Happy Sunshine Company cannot. With respect to this part of the advertising revenue, the above-mentioned behavior of Maxthon constitutes unfair competition. In the end, Mango TV won a compensation of 520,000 yuan.
Third-generation AirPods no longer support older phones like iPhone 6
The third-generation AirPods were released early this morning, but according to Apple’s official information, the new earphones no longer support older phones such as the iPhone 6. According to the specification page of the new AirPods on Apple’s official website, the third-generation AirPods do not support older phones such as the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and iPhone 5s; they also dropped support for the iPad mini 2 and iPad mini 3 and the sixth-generation iPod touch. support. (Sina Digital)
2021 MacBook Pro Officially Released
The new MacBook Pro is available in 14-inch and 16-inch sizes. It uses the self-developed M1 Pro chip, supports Magic Keyboard, mini-LED, and an adaptive refresh rate of up to 120Hz. MagSafe and SD card slots also return, with bangs. At Apple’s second autumn conference, the M1 Max chip debuted, with a memory bandwidth of up to 400GB/s, twice that of the M1 Pro and six times that of the M1.
Intel CEO wants Apple to reuse its chips
According to MarketWatch, Intel CEO Henry Kissinger said on the “Axios on HBO” program that aired on the evening of October 17th that he does not blame Apple for abandoning Intel and deciding to build its own chips, but hopes to win back the customer. Winning back Apple could take years, Kissinger noted, and another option is for Apple to end up using Intel’s chip-making facilities. Intel already makes chips for the likes of Amazon and Qualcomm. (Interface News)
Facebook to hire 10,000 people in EU to develop ‘metaverse’
Recently, Facebook said it plans to create 10,000 new high-skilled jobs in the European Union over the next five years in a drive to develop a “metaverse”. Target markets for recruitment include Ireland, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Poland and the Netherlands. Unlike Northern Ireland, Ireland is still part of the European Union. A Facebook spokesman said the post-Brexit Britain was not on the list. (Sina Finance)
Apple announces Siri integration into Apple Music
In the early morning of October 19, Apple held its second fall conference in 2021. Apple announced the integration of its voice assistant Siri into Apple Music, and launched the Apple Music “Voice Plan” plan for $4.99 per month. The difference with Apple’s other music subscription programs is that users can only access Voice Plan through Siri, and there are no advanced features such as spatial audio. (interface)
Chrome OS 94 released
Google recently released the stable version of Chrome OS 94. It is reported that Google will skip the Chrome OS 95 version, and Google will officially launch Chrome OS 96 on November 30. Changes in Chrome OS 94 include: better screen recording quality; better voice quality, Google updated the Select to Speak feature to improve the quality and authenticity of speech; document scanning in the built-in camera app; call noise reduction by default enable etc.
PhpStorm 2021.2.3 officially released
PhpStorm 2021.2.3 is now out, the third bugfix update for PhpStorm 2021.2. Users can upgrade from within the IDE, through the Toolbox app, or using Ubuntu’s snaps, or download from the official website. Major Updates: Fixed IDE updating index every time it starts; Fixed Find in Path: “filemask” list is empty; Fixed full current statement of closures/anonymous functions not adding semicolons ; Add warmup command to prepare indexing and download shared indexing of projects; new login API to support license dialog, etc.
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