Chinese audio platform Ximalaya makes quarterly profit for the first time

Jan 19, 2023

Ximalaya, a Tencent-backed podcasting and audio book platform, made a profit for the first time in its 10 year existence during the fourth quarter of 2022, founder and CEO Yu Jianjun said at the company’s year-end meeting. Yu pointed to Ximalaya’s improved strategy and organizational clarity, as well as its ongoing cost-cutting measures, in helping the company to make tens of millions of yuan in profit. The Shanghai-based podcasting startup had filed three prospectuses in the past two ...read more

What is Software Development?

Jan 19, 2023

As part of the software development process, applications, frameworks, and other software parts are developed, designed, programmed, documented, tested, and maintained. Software development is the process of writing and maintaining source code. Therefore, any action involving software applications or products, including research, new development, prototyping, revisions, software engineering, or maintenance, may be categorized as software development. Software development is mostly the responsib ...read more


Xpeng aims to reach operative profitability by 2025: CEO

Jan 19, 2023

Xpeng's P7, a four-door coupe with autonomous driving capabilities. Credit: Xpeng Motors Xpeng Motors is aiming for profitability on an operating level by 2025, according to an internal speech from chief executive He Xiaopeng to employees. The electric vehicle maker will also focus on redeveloping business strategies, dealing with corporate restructuring issues, and bolstering corporate value in 2023.  Why it matters: He’s comments come on the heels of a turbulent year for Xpeng du ...read more

Italvolt to license battery technology from Israel's StoreDot - Reuters

Jan 19, 2023

BERLIN, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Electric vehicle battery maker Italvolt will license fast-charging battery technology from Israeli start-up StoreDot to manufacture lithium-ion batteries at a plant it is raising funds to build in Italy, the companies said on Monday. Italvolt will ringfence a minimum amount of the batteries produced at the plant for StoreDot's business and customers, Italvolt's statement said, without specifying the amount. StoreDot, whose investors include the truck division of the ...read more

Smart Home Technology for Your Investment Property

Jan 19, 2023

Do you have a rental property? Are you looking for ways to make it more attractive to tenants who might have many options in your community, city, or state? One way to do so is by offering more value for the rent they pay — and you can achieve this with smart home technology. According to one survey, up to 57.4 million households in the United States are actively using smart home devices this year. This is up 6.7% compared to 2021, when the tally of households actively using smart home techn ...read more

Why You Should Start Betting On Online Gambling at the end of this year?

Jan 19, 2023

With the end of the year fast approaching, now is the perfect time to try online gambling and start betting. Online betting offers a number of advantages over traditional physical casinos, allowing users to place wagers quickly and securely from the comfort of their own homes. There are a host of game types to choose from including sports betting and popular casino games like blackjack, baccarat, poker, slots, roulette, and more.  1. Bonus and incentives Online sportsbooks often offer com ...read more


Lenovo ThinkBook Plus reinvents rotating display form factor

Jan 19, 2023

Lenovo has announced at CES 2023 an innovative new model in the ThinkBook Plus series that reimagines Lenovo’s strong heritage of the twistable form factor with a dual rotating display that features an OLED panel on one side and a colourful e-Ink screen on the other. Lenovo also unveiled its latest ThinkBook 16p Gen 4 laptop powered by high performance components including 13th Gen Intel Core processors and up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 discrete graphics. It features an innovative Lenovo Magi ...read more

Beau Is Afraid Looks Like a Horror Flick for Joaquin Phoenix Only

Jan 19, 2023

Image: A24 Director Ari Aster is known for his critically acclaimed horror films Hereditary and Midsommar , but his upcoming film Beau Is Afraid seemingly has a twist. As its title implies, its main character (Joaquin Phoenix) is certainly terrified by the world... but that world looks far more bizarre than threatening, at least as this buck-wild first trailer shows. There’s no official synopsis, but when you watch it, I think you’ll see why: 1) There’s probably ...read more

Kuaishou CTO to step down after seven years in office: report

Jan 19, 2023

Chen Dingjia, who has served as chief technology officer of the short video platform Kuaishou since 2015, is stepping down from the role to devote more time to his family and personal affairs, local media outlet 36Kr reported Tuesday. Chen will become an honorary lifetime advisor to the company, according to the report. Vice Presidents Yu Yue and Yu Bing, who oversee recommendation algorithms and technology development respectively, will take over the corresponding management responsibilities ...read more