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New feature to allow WhatsApp users delete sent messages

New feature to allow WhatsApp users delete sent messages

The platform is testing this feature in Android as well as iOS apps and they may offer this feature in coming weeks. Earlier this year, some users reportedly noticing signs of this feature on WhatsApp's code. In essence, the feature essentially blocks the message when it's stuck on the server. The deleted message will be updated in the Notification Center saying that the "sender has deleted the message".


WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton is leaving to start a non-profit

WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton is leaving to start a non-profit

While Acton didn't mention when exactly he will be stepping off, sources tell VentureBeat the action will take place sometime this year in November. Both Acton and Koum are former Yahoo employees. Acton continued by pointing out that the time has come for him to "focus and execute" his latest plan.


Russia Organized Protests, Rallies Via Facebook

Russia Organized Protests, Rallies Via Facebook

Mark WarnerMark Robert WarnerSenate approves resolution condemning white supremacist groups Week ahead: Lawmakers alarmed by Equifax breach Five major revelations from Congress's Russian Federation probes MORE (Va.) has repeatedly said he would like a hearing on the matter after Facebook revealed last week that a pro-Kremlin organization had bought $100,000 worth of political ads on its platform during the 2016 election.


Apple launches Apple Watch Series 3

Apple launches Apple Watch Series 3

The company also said it was making advancements to its heart rate app for the Watch, with new measurements including a person's resting heart rate and their recovery heart rate. There are rumours that the Apple Watch could launch at the same time as the iPhone 8 at an event on 12 September. The new smartwatch will come with a host of new improvements both in terms of look and feel, as well as hardware.


Nexus Android 8.0 Oreo Release Delay Continues

Nexus Android 8.0 Oreo Release Delay Continues

This is a software issue and, thankfully, Google is already aware of it. The Nexus 6P Android 8.0 Oreo update that was supposedly going to start pushing Over-the-Air (OTA) yesterday appears to have been delayed. But guys don't be sad as we have a solution to your problem. The Android 8 .0 was announced this year on 21 August and promised to be first upgraded on the smartphones like Pixel and Nexus smartphones.


Apple researching whether its smartwatch can be used to detect heart problems

Apple researching whether its smartwatch can be used to detect heart problems

If the Apple Watch proves effective as a tool for screening heart patients, it would propel it to a "must have", rather than "nice to have" device for many. Let's stay with the fitness example. The watch will also be able to detect irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia) - a leading cause of stroke. The heart monitor will monitor a slew of new metrics, including resting heart rate and recovery heart rate after exercise.