Science and technology Morning Post | Huawei supports Meng Wanzhou in seeking justice and freedom; Samsung will remove the original application advertising of mobile phones

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Editor’s note: what are the important contents of this issue of science and technology morning post? After the final trial of Meng Wanzhou’s extradition case, Huawei issued a statement supporting Meng Wanzhou’s pursuit of justice and freedom; Station B announced Q2 financial report, and the revenue increased by 72% year-on-year; Samsung confirms that it will stop displaying advertisements in its own applications; National online car Hailing orders reached 776.56 million in July, up 10.7% month on month.
Big company
Huawei issued the latest statement after the trial of Meng Wanzhou’s extradition case
On the afternoon of August 18 local time in Canada, the trial of Meng Wanzhou’s extradition case in the high court of British Columbia ended, and the judge did not immediately announce the judgment. It is expected that the judgment result may be announced after Canada’s general election this year, that is, in late October or later. On August 19, Huawei Canada issued the latest statement on the Meng Wanzhou incident, saying: “Huawei has always believed that Ms. Meng is innocent. We have always believed in the Canadian judicial system. Huawei has always supported Ms. Meng in her quest for justice and freedom. Today, we still adhere to this position. ”
Millet car is coming? Xiaomi’s official address will be made public as soon as next week
On August 19, it was reported that Evergrande group currently held talks with Weilai, Xiaopeng and other new car making companies, as well as Xiaomi to sell electric vehicle business. Up to now, the negotiation results have not been finalized. However, Xiaomi will still choose to build its own car, and the address will be officially released as soon as next week.
It is reported that glory is building a new headquarters and production line in Shenzhen, and the supply chain is 100% restored
According to the economic information daily of Xinhua news agency, glory is building a new headquarters and a new production line in Shenzhen, and glory’s future production capacity will be further improved. At the same time, the glorious supply chain enterprises have 100% resumed cooperation, and have signed supply agreements with AMD, Intel, MgO, Samsung, Microsoft and other suppliers. Zhao Ming, CEO of glory Terminal Co., Ltd., also said that glory itself will differentiate into new sub brands and assume the original role of “Internet mobile phone” in the near future.
More than 90 organizations around the world sent an open letter urging apple to give up its plan to scan pictures of child abuse
Techweb reported on August 19 that the international alliance, composed of more than 90 policy and rights organizations around the world, jointly sent an open letter to apple on Wednesday, calling on the company to abandon the plan recently announced to introduce the “child safety” function on iPhone, iPad and other Apple products, including scanning children’s naked information and sexually abused children’s images.
Easy to car said that it is currently in strategic transformation and expects to enter the capital market within two years
In the evening of August 19th, it was easy to announce the announcement of its official WeChat official account by car. It said that it is actively carrying out strategic transformation, and subsequent car leasing will become an important part of the company’s business. With regard to the future capitalization preparation plan, easy access said that after the relevant business adjustment, it is expected to enter the capital market within two years.
Dissatisfied with the slow progress of autonomous driving development, waymo CEO, CFO and other executives resigned
In August 19th, Google’s autopilot technology has long been regarded as the leader of the whole industry. Its sister company Waymo even launched autopilot taxi service in Phoenix. However, despite years of research and billions of dollars of investment, this technology has not been widely commercialized, and even there are still many technical problems that are difficult to overcome. Due to dissatisfaction with the slow progress of technology development, many executives in waymo have chosen to leave, including CEO and CFO.
Because COVID-19 Apple suspended production line from China to Vietnam.
On August 19, Nikkei Asia reported that apple, Google and other companies had suspended plans to transfer their hardware production lines from China to Vietnam because of the epidemic. The report shows that Apple’s upcoming wireless Bluetooth headset airpods 3 is now mass produced in China, rather than Vietnam, which Apple originally hoped.
Samsung leader Li LIF will appear in court again after being paroled. He has applied for habeas corpus
According to Korean media reports, Li zairi, vice president of Samsung Electronics, who has been released on parole, will appear in court again on the 19th. According to South Korean judicial circles, at 10 a.m. local time on the 19th, the criminal collegial panel 25 of Seoul Central District Court held a hearing on the case of Li zairi F, vice president of Samsung Electronics, suspected of violating the capital market law.
Vivo issues anti sexual harassment regulations in the workplace: no form of sexual harassment is tolerated
On August 19, vivo issued a letter to all employees and officially issued the regulations against sexual harassment in the workplace. The regulations are applicable to all personnel of the company, including interns, personnel in the application process and third-party personnel (including outsourcing, dispatch, suppliers, dealers, etc.). The regulations clearly state that sexual harassment is a serious violation of legal provisions and basic professional ethics, and the company will not tolerate any form of sexual harassment.
Financial report of listed companies
Station B’s revenue in the second quarter was 4.49 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 72%
On August 19, BiliBili published its unaudited financial report for the second quarter ended June 30, 2021. According to the financial report, the revenue of station B in the second quarter reached 4.49 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 72%, exceeding market expectations. In the second quarter of 2021, the monthly active users of station B reached 237 million, with a year-on-year increase of 38%; Among them, the monthly active users of mobile terminal reached 220 million, with a year-on-year increase of 44%. Meanwhile, the number of daily living users reached 63 million, a year-on-year increase of 24%. In this quarter, the average monthly paying users of station B increased by 62% year-on-year to 21 million, and the payment rate increased to 8.8% from 7.5% in the same period last year.
NVIDIA released the second quarter financial report of fiscal year 2022: significant increase in revenue and profit

On August 19, NVIDIA announced the financial report for the second quarter of fiscal year 2022. In this quarter, NVIDIA’s revenue was US $6.507 billion, a year-on-year increase of 68% and a month on month increase of 15%. In addition, the net profit was USD 2.374 billion, a year-on-year increase of 282% and a month on month increase of 24%. Among them, the revenue of game business was US $3.06 billion, a year-on-year increase of 85%; The revenue of data center business was USD 2.37 billion, a year-on-year increase of 35%; The revenue of professional visualization business was USD 519 million, a year-on-year increase of 156%; The revenue of automobile business was US $152 million, a year-on-year increase of 37%. Ms. Colette Kress, chief financial officer of NVIDIA, said that NVIDIA has a very bright performance in games, data centers and professional visualization, and has set a record revenue.
Huanju group’s revenue in the second quarter was US $662 million, and the group’s profit and loss balance
On August 19, huanju group released the second quarter financial report of 2021. In the second quarter of 2021, huanju group’s global business continued to grow, with a revenue of US $662 million, a year-on-year increase of 39.7%. It is worth mentioning that after the divestiture of YY live business, the happy gathering basically realized the breakeven at the group level for the first time.
Robinhood cryptocurrency trading revenue surged 40 times in Q2, warning that the performance will slow down in the third quarter
On August 19, American online brokerage Robin Hood released its first quarterly financial report after listing. Benefiting from the surge in cryptocurrency transactions, Robin Hood’s revenue more than doubled year-on-year in the second quarter. Robin Hood’s trading revenue in the second quarter reached US $451 million, while cryptocurrency trading revenue accounted for more than 50% – US $233 million, up 4560% from US $5 million in the same period last year. The share of cryptocurrency in revenue also jumped from 17% in the first quarter to more than 51%. In addition, among the Robin Hood trading revenue in the second quarter, option trading contributed US $165 million and stock trading contributed US $52 million.
Cat eye’s revenue in the first half of the year was 1.799.8 billion yuan, turning losses into profits year-on-year
On August 19, cat eye announced its performance in the first half of 2021: revenue of 1.799.8 billion yuan, up from 203 million yuan in the same period last year; The adjusted net profit was 484.2 million yuan, with a loss of 307.1 million yuan in the same period last year. According to business division, online entertainment ticketing service was 1.013.5 billion yuan, compared with 103.8 million yuan in the same period last year; Entertainment content services amounted to 660.1 million yuan, compared with 15.6 million yuan in the same period last year; Advertising services and other revenues were 126.2 million yuan, compared with 83.7 million yuan in the same period last year.
China Unicom (00762. HK) made a profit of 9.17 billion yuan in the first half of the year, with an interim interest rate of 0.12 yuan per share
China Unicom announced the financial report for the first half of 2021, and its operating revenue reached 164.2 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 9.2%; The service revenue reached RMB 148.7 billion, a year-on-year increase of 7.5%, an increase of 3.2 percentage points over the whole year of 2020. The pre tax profit in the first half of the year exceeded 10 billion yuan for the first time in recent years, reaching 11.3 billion yuan; The profit attributable to shareholders reached RMB 9.17 billion, a year-on-year increase of 21.1%, an increase of 10.8 percentage points over the whole year of 2020, and the profit per share was RMB 0.30.
Zhongtong’s net profit fell 13% in the second quarter, saying that “low-cost loss parts” were unsustainable
On August 19, Zhongtong express released its unaudited financial results for the second quarter of 2021. According to the financial report, in the second quarter of 2021, Zhongtong achieved a revenue of RMB 7.325 billion, an increase of 14.4% compared with RMB 6.402.4 billion in the same period in 2020. Among them, the core business express service achieved a revenue of RMB 6.653 billion, an increase of 18.1% over the same period in 2020.
New intelligent digital products
Samsung confirmed that it will stop displaying advertisements in its own apps
On August 19, Samsung has confirmed that it will stop displaying advertisements in the default application, including Samsung weather, Samsung payment and Samsung theme. Samsung said in a statement to the verge: “Samsung has decided to stop advertising on proprietary applications including Samsung weather, Samsung payment and Samsung theme. The update will be completed later this year. ”
Huawei mall sells certified second mobile phones: from P30 2799 yuan, one-year warranty of genuine products
On August 19, Huawei mall recently launched the second mobile phone zone for authentication. The models currently on sale include P30, P30 pro, mate 30, mate 30 pro, etc. The cheapest ones are P30 6 + 128GB and 8 + 64GB versions, both of which are 2799 yuan and 99 new. The shipper is Shenzhen recycling technology.
Aerospace
Changsib successfully launched tianhua-2 group 02 satellite! The long four team has won nine consecutive victories this year
At 6:32 on August 19, the long march 4B carrier rocket was ignited and lifted off at Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center, and then tianhua-2 02 satellites were put into the predetermined orbit. The launch mission was a complete success. This launch is the ninth launch mission of the long four team this year. Together with the previous mission, it has achieved the record of “nine consecutive victories”.
Other important news
Ministry of Commerce: the sales volume of new energy vehicles in the first July of this year was 1.478 million, which has exceeded the level of last year
On August 19, the Ministry of Commerce held a press conference. At the meeting, according to Gao Feng, spokesman of the Ministry of Commerce, from January to July this year, the sales volume of new energy vehicles of China’s automobile manufacturers was 1.478 million, a year-on-year increase of 2 times, exceeding the level of 1.367 million in 2020, a record high. The sales volume of new energy vehicles accounted for 10.0% of the sales volume of new vehicles of manufacturing enterprises, an increase of 6.1 percentage points over the same period last year. In the first half of this year, the proportion of individual purchase of new energy vehicles exceeded 70%, and the endogenous power of the market was further enhanced.
National online car Hailing orders reached 776.56 million in July, up 10.7% month on month

According to the statistics of the Ministry of transport and the national online car Hailing regulatory information exchange platform, as of July 31, 2021, 241 online car Hailing platform companies in China had obtained the business license of online car Hailing platform, an increase of 5 month on month; All localities issued a total of 3.51 million online car Hailing driver licenses and 1.357 million vehicle transportation licenses, an increase of 0.5% and 2.3% respectively month on month. The national online car Hailing supervision information interaction platform received 776.564 million orders in July, up 10.7% month on month.