Big news on iPhone 13: hot searches on new features set off the rising tide of Apple’s industrial chain; Bitmain suspends sales of mining machines, and is suspected to be fully transferred overseas; three…

Big news for iPhone 13: Hot searches on new features, Apple industry chain set off a rising tide

A new feature of Apple’s mobile phone has refreshed the screen, and it has also become a hot search. On June 23, according to the latest foreign media reports, the iPhone 13 series is expected to support screen fingerprint unlocking. It is expected to be put into mass production at the end of August and early September, and the stock of new phones in the second half of the year will be between 85 million and 90 million. Earlier in March, Tianfeng Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicted that Apple’s new iPhone this year will be equipped with an under-screen fingerprint recognition solution.

According to letsgodigital reports, the new iPhone is expected to usher in the return of Touch ID, this time it will be the fingerprint function under the screen. One of the highlights is that, unlike the optical sensor used by most Android phones, Apple is expected to use an ultrasonic sensor for this feature; the latter can still recognize fingerprints in the case of dirty/wet fingers. In addition, Face ID will also be retained, and users can choose their own solutions. In this regard, some netizens said: It is all the rest of the Android game.Some netizens said: Fingerprints are still needed, face unlocking, and wearing masks are very troublesome

Affected by the news of the iPhone 13 series, Apple concept stocks moved up in the afternoon of the 23rd. From the perspective of individual stocks, Changying Precision rose 11.11%, Lingyi Zhizao, Pengding Holdings, Tony Electronics, Dongshan Precision daily limit, USI rose 7.22%, Changdian Technology rose 6.47%, Desai Battery rose 5.43 %, Lixun Precision rose 5.28%, and Xinwei Communications rose 5.12%. From the perspective of Hong Kong stocks, many stocks in the Apple industry chain rose sharply, Sunny Optical Technology rose 6.99%, BYD Electronics rose 1.38%, and AAC Technology rose 1.73%. According to an analysis by CITIC Construction Investment, the surge in iPhone 13 shipments has started, boosting supply chain performance in the third quarter.

Domestic News

Regulation hits Bitcoin mining machine market, Bitmain suspends spot mining machine sales

On June 23, Bitmain told cryptocurrency miners that due to the recent influx of second-hand machines into the market, the sale of spot machines was temporarily suspended in order to ease the pressure on customers to ship. Bitmain insiders said: The general direction is this, but the specific sales details have not been notified yet.

At the same time, it is reported that Bitmain has announced a comprehensive overseas transfer, especially some middle and high-level employees are transferring overseas. Bitmain said that it is not convenient to disclose to the public for the time being.

As Inner Mongolia, Xinjiang, Sichuan, Qinghai, Yunnan and other places began to suspend bitcoin mining and clear various mines, except for some mining machines that were transferred to Central Asia and overseas, a large number of mining machines were forced to shut down. The inflow into the second-hand mining machine market has directly impacted the original mining machine market.

Taking the quotations of the sales staff in the mining machine market in recent days as an example, a certain mining machine of the Ant S19 series under Bitmain was quoted at 40,000 yuan on June 15, and the quotation on June 23 had dropped to the 30,000-yuan mark. And according to miners, the current market price is at a low point in panic, there is no market for the price, and there are not many people willing to take over.

With an investment of 37 billion yuan, Tencent’s global headquarters starts construction: the first name in the intranet is called Goose City

It was reported on June 23 that the construction of Tencent’s global headquarters has started, known as the Penguin Island project, with a total investment of 37 billion yuan, located in Dachan Bay, Shenzhen. At present, it is understood that Tencent has been collecting names on the intranet, and the current first name is “Goose City”. The data shows that the “Penguin Island” is 16 times larger than the Tencent Building, Tencent Binhai Building and Tencent Qianhai Building (under construction) combined. According to estimates, the project will eventually accommodate 80,000 to 100,000 employees and will be open to all citizens upon completion.

It is reported that the project is divided into Phase I and Phase II. The first phase is scheduled to be completed in December 2024, and the second phase is scheduled to be completed in November 2026. According to the official disclosure, the “Penguin Island” has a land area of ​​809,000 square meters and a development scale of 2 million square meters, including 1.5 million square meters of R&D space, 190,000 square meters of dormitory, and 140,000 square meters of commercial space (including 60,000 square meters of conference space). Center and a 40,000-square-meter hotel), a science and technology exhibition hall of 5,000 square meters, a data and intelligent control center of 3,000 square meters, and a collection area of ​​6,000 square meters of computer rooms.

At present, Tencent has established Tencent Buildings in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Chengdu. Among them, the headquarters of Tencent Building in Nanshan District, Shenzhen is Tencent’s first self-built office building with a total of 39 floors, and it has become a landmark on Shennan Avenue, which is well-known in the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone. In 2015, the Tencent Binhai Building was built in Nanshan District, Shenzhen, covering an area equivalent to 3 Tencent buildings. It was called the “big belt” by netizens and became Tencent’s new global headquarters.

Xiaopeng Motors passed the listing hearing of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange

New York-listed electric car maker Xiaopeng has been approved for a second initial public offering (IPO) in Hong Kong, possibly as soon as this year, with plans to raise as much as $2 billion, according to two people familiar with the matter.

Xpeng received approval from the listing committee of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx), people familiar with the matter said.

But the details of the listing could still change as negotiations progress. A spokesman for Xiaopeng declined to comment. It is reported that Xiaopeng has hired JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Credit Suisse as underwriters for the issuance. These investment banks helped Xiaopeng complete its listing in the United States in August 2020.

Tesla recalls some Model 3s in China, insists it “has nothing to do with brake failure”

U.S. electric car maker Tesla recently announced that it has filed with Chinese regulators to recall some imported Model 3 models in China.

According to a company statement obtained by the company, Tesla said the recall has nothing to do with brake failure, and that there has never been a single brake failure, nor has it received any crashes or injuries resulting from the situation. In addition, the Model 3 and Model Y made in China do not have such problems.

Ofo was executed for another 13.41 million, and there are no executable assets under its name

According to the news on June 23, the Tianyancha App showed that Dongxia Datong (Beijing) Management Consulting Co., Ltd., an affiliated company of ofo Xiaohuangche, was listed as the person to be executed by the People’s Court of Haidian District, Beijing. Xia Datong Company and Jiawei New Energy Co., Ltd. related contract disputes.

Not long ago, the People’s Court of Haidian District, Beijing was in the case of a contract dispute between the executor Hualala Commercial Factoring Co., Ltd. and the executors Tianjin Feige Vehicle Development Co., Ltd. and Dongxia Datong (Beijing) Management Consulting Co., Ltd. At that time, it was found that after investigating the bank deposits, vehicles and real estate of the person subject to execution, it was found that the person subject to execution had no property available for execution.

Samsung sues Huawei and loses first instance, claim dismissed

According to news on June 23, the company’s investigation showed that Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. refused to accept the judgment and filed an administrative lawsuit due to an administrative dispute over the invalidation of an invention patent right. The relevant first-instance administrative judgment was recently published.

The court found that the patent involved in this case was “method and communication terminal equipment for displaying functions in communication”, and Huawei had filed a request for invalidation with the Patent Reexamination Board.

The court held that the patent right did not have inventiveness and distinctive features, and dismissed Samsung’s claim in accordance with the law.

It is reported that the patent that triggered this case is an invention patent of “Method for Displaying Functions in Communication and Communication Terminal Equipment” filed by Samsung on May 21, 2004. It is a patent scheme applied to feature phones, including, Features such as phone directory, send/receive volume control, transmission tone blocking and key tone control,

The court held that, in fact, the above-mentioned functions in the communication were indeed common knowledge in the field before the filing date of this patent.

However, the verdict of this case is not considered a final verdict at present. If it is not satisfied with this verdict, the plaintiff, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., may submit an appeal petition and a copy to the same court within 30 days from the date of delivery of this verdict, and submit the appeal case for acceptance. The fee was RMB 100, and the appeal was appealed to the Supreme People’s Court of the People’s Republic of China.

Tesla’s light-storage-charge integrated super-charging station settled in Lhasa

On June 23, Tesla China’s integrated light-storage-charge super charging station was officially completed in Lhasa, because Lhasa is located at an altitude of 3,650 meters and has an average annual sunshine of 3,000+ hours, which is one of the cities with the longest average sunshine hours in the country.

The Tesla optical storage and charging integrated super charging station consists of a solar photovoltaic system, a Tesla energy storage system and a Tesla super charging pile. The solar photovoltaic system can cope with a variety of situations and continuously convert solar energy into electrical energy; the energy storage system is mainly used to store electrical energy to achieve cyclically efficient storage and consumption of electricity; the charging station is used to transmit electrical energy and charge vehicles.

Internet convenience store brand Convenience Bee has launched an IPO

On June 23, it was reported that the Internet convenience store brand “Bianbianbee” has recently launched its IPO. Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and CITIC Securities will arrange the listing as lead underwriters.

According to people familiar with the matter, convenience bee plans to raise 500 million to 1 billion US dollars, and it will go public in the United States at the end of this year and early next year at the earliest. In this regard, the relevant person in charge of convenience bee said that this news is not true.

Convenience Bee was founded by former Qunar CEO Zhuang Chenchao in December 2016, and opened its first offline store in Beijing in February 2017. At the end of last year, Xue Enyuan, executive director of convenience bee, said that it would start a high-speed expansion model in 2021. The number of convenience bee stores in 2021 will exceed 4,000, half of which will be located in second- and third-tier cities in China will build cars based on Geely platform, and design director of Xiaopeng Motors will join is currently in contact with Geely and plans to build an electric vehicle based on Geely’s “SEA vast” platform. began to consider building cars at the beginning of this year, and recruited people from major OEMs. At present, it has established a research and development team of dozens of people in Shanghai. Zhao Qian, the former forward-looking design director of Xiaopeng Automobile Design Center, has joined and is responsible for vehicle design.

At present, the product idea of ​​ is still unclear. Peng Jun prefers to build cars in an asset-light model. Therefore, has started negotiations with Geely, and plans to cooperate with Geely to develop and produce complete vehicles. Zhixing is responsible for the autonomous driving system.’s past accumulation mainly lies in L4-level autonomous driving technology. In cooperation with car companies, can quickly replenish its vehicle manufacturing capabilities. declined to comment on the above news.

Dingdong Shopping Updates Prospectus

Recently, Daily Youxian and Dingdong Maicai successively submitted IPO prospectuses to the US Securities and Exchange Commission, and planned to be listed on the Nasdaq and the New York Stock Exchange respectively; on June 23, the two sides updated the prospectus almost simultaneously:

Dingdong Maicai plans to issue 14 million American Depositary Shares (ADS) in this IPO, with an issuance range of US$23.5-25.5 per ADS. The four major shareholders Tiger Global Fund, SoftBank Vision Fund, Coatue, and Aspex will be interested in a total of Purchase of ADSs worth up to $200 million;

Daily Youxian plans to publicly issue 21 million ADSs at a price range of US$13-16 per ADS. Old shareholders such as CICC, Tencent, and American long-term fund Davis will intend to subscribe for up to US$90 million.

According to the prospectus data of both parties, the total revenue of Daily Youxian in 2019 and 2020 was 6.00 billion yuan and 6.13 billion yuan, and the GMV was 7.60 billion yuan and 7.61 billion yuan. Total revenue increased from 3.88 billion yuan to 11.34 billion yuan, and GMV increased from 4.71 billion yuan to 13.00 billion yuan.

In contrast, Dingdong Maicai takes the lead in terms of scale.

foreign news

Cook calls speaker: Antitrust legislation will affect iPhone sales

On June 23, Apple CEO Tim Cook called U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the rest of Congress just days after U.S. lawmakers introduced legislation that could disrupt the dominance of tech companies, people familiar with the matter said. MPs, issued a warning about these bills.

Cook issued multiple warnings about the bills, people familiar with the matter said. He said the antitrust bills were too hasty, would stifle innovation, disrupt iPhone service and hurt consumers.

Pelosi has pushed back against Cook’s concerns, including rejecting Cook’s request to delay consideration of the bills by the House Judiciary Committee, and pressing Cook to find specific policies to oppose the bills.

Google, Amazon blast congressional antitrust legislation jeopardizing small businesses

According to news on June 23, according to the antitrust legislation proposed by the US Congress, a number of US technology giants may be broken up, and lawmakers will debate these measures on Wednesday, local time.

In response, Amazon, Facebook and Google issued statements on Tuesday publicly opposing the proposals, calling on the Judiciary Committee to break the legislation and taking issue with the fact that the bill was finally reviewed in Congress in such a short period of time.

Mark Isakowitz, Google’s vice president of government affairs and public policy, said in a statement that, as many groups and companies have observed, these proposals would require us to reduce the quality of our services and prevent us from delivering vital services used by hundreds of millions of Americans. Function. All of this will greatly diminish America’s technological leadership, disrupt the way small businesses connect with consumers, and raise serious privacy and security concerns, and we recommend that Congress give more thought to these consequences before acting.

Brian Huseman, Amazon’s vice president of public policy, also warned that this would have a severe negative impact on Amazon consumers and the small and medium-sized businesses that sell on the platform. Amazon is still reviewing the proposals, with more than 500,000 U.S. small and medium-sized businesses through Amazon’s marketplace. To make a living, without access to Amazon’s customers, it will be harder for these third-party sellers to create visibility for their business and earn significant income.

A Facebook spokesperson said: “Antitrust laws should promote competition and protect consumers, not punish successful American companies. The surest way to address the challenges facing the internet today is to address people’s biggest concerns, such as content censorship, election integrity and privacy. etc., rather than trying to destroy the products and services that people rely on. These proposals underestimate the intense competition within the tech industry, including from TikTok, WeChat and Alibaba. The proposed proposals are not a solution to the changing challenges of the consumer internet The new law could be a poison that holds back America’s tech industry at a time when our economy is struggling.”

Audi announces that it will stop production of fuel vehicles in 2033, excluding the Chinese market

On June 23, Audi announced that all new models launched on the market after 2026 will be pure electric vehicles (EVs). Gasoline and diesel engines will stop developing by 2025, and sales of gasoline-powered vehicles will stop in 2033.

Audi will launch the new e-tron GT, RS e-tron GT, Q4 e-tron and Q4 Sportback e-tron models in 2026, and this year’s introduction of electric vehicles has already surpassed combustion-engine models. By 2025, Audi aims to have more than 20 electric vehicle models in its model lineup.

Audi also said that customers and legislation will ultimately determine the exact timing of the shutdown of internal combustion engines. However, the above-mentioned suspension of sales of fuel vehicles does not include the Chinese market. Audi believes that there is still a demand for fuel vehicles in the Chinese market, and local production will continue after 2033.

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Published on 09/07/2022