Disney+ will increase its prices by the end of the year, Xiami unveils the MIX Fold 2, its new folding smartphone, Elon Musk would like to launch his own social network, this is the summary of the most significant news from the day before.
After refusing to buy Twitter, will Elon Musk finally launch his own social network? And why is Disney+ still increasing its prices in the United States? Finally, has Xiaomi found the miracle solution to reduce the thickness of foldable smartphones? All these questions will find their answer in our summary of the most significant news of the day of August 11, 2022. Come on, let’s go!
Disney+ increases its prices in the United States, France should follow
If the Disney + platform has already increased the price of its subscription a little over a year ago, a further increase is to be expected. Thus, in the United States, it will soon be necessary to pay 10.99 dollars per month instead of 7.99 dollars at present. However, Disney + is also preparing to offer a new cheaper offer, while peppering its advertising programs. In all likelihood, this increase should also concern France in the coming months.
To read: Disney +, the price of the subscription will increase despite the arrival of advertisements
Xiaomi unveils its new folding smartphone
With its 5.4 mm thickness (not counting the thickness of the rear photo sensor, of course), the MIX Fold 2 is undoubtedly the thinnest foldable smartphone on the market. Xiaomi has therefore just formalized its new phone, equipped with a Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1, a 4500 mAh battery and a triple photo module on the back (a 50 MP main sensor, an ultra large sensor -13 MP angle and 8 MP telephoto). Price of the beast? 8999 yuan, or around 1,290 euros.
Read: Xiaomi launches the MIX Fold 2, the world’s thinnest foldable smartphone
Soon a social network designed by Elon Musk?
After offering to buy Twitter, then retracting, Elon Musk is now considering launching his own social network. To the question of a user who wanted to know if the boss of Tesla had already thought about the question, the latter hastened to answer with “X.COM”, the name of the company he had created in 1999 , and whose domain name he bought in 2017.
Read: Elon Musk could finally launch his own social network to get revenge on Twitter