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WhatsApp Plans To introduce New Feature That Will Automatically Delete Messages: Tech Report

However, it is presently unknown that when the new feature will make it to the stable version, but it is an indication that the developers' team is working on the feature

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According to a recent report, the WhatsApp feature will be initially available for group chats only and can be enabled by the group's administrators. Once enabled, the feature can be toggled in Contact Info or Group Settings. Pixabay

Facebook-owned WhatsApp after launching the much-awaited ‘Dark Mode’ feature for its users is now reportedly working on a new feature that will delete messages automatically after a stipulated time as set by users.

In two beta versions 2.20.83 as well as 2.20.84 of the app, the option to set self-destructing messages in private chats was be found and one can choose the expiry period of the messages between one hour, one day, one week, one month or one year, GSMArena reported on Saturday.

However, it is presently unknown that when the new feature will make it to the stable version, but it is an indication that the developers’ team is working on the feature.

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Facebook-owned WhatsApp after launching the much-awaited ‘Dark Mode’ feature for its users is now reportedly working on a new feature that will delete messages automatically after a stipulated time as set by users. Pixabay

According to a recent report, the feature will be initially available for group chats only and can be enabled by the group’s administrators. Once enabled, the feature can be toggled in Contact Info or Group Settings.

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Once available, the feature will come with a toggle on/off button and users can choose a stipulated time — an hour, a day, a week, a month or an year — for the messages to automatically disappear. (IANS)

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Apple Plans To Buy LCD Assets Worth $200 Million From Japan Display

The sale to both Apple and Sharp was reportedly delayed in the wake of new coronavirus pandemic

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According to a Nikkei Asian Review report, Japan Display (JDI) has been in negotiations with "Apple and Sharp to sell its Hakusan liquid crystal display plant" owing to "poor sales of iPhone panels". Pixabay

Apple is reportedly buying $200 million worth of assets like LCD equipment from troubled panel maker Japan Display, the media reported on Wednesday.

According to a Nikkei Asian Review report, Japan Display (JDI) has been in negotiations with “Apple and Sharp to sell its Hakusan liquid crystal display plant” owing to “poor sales of iPhone panels”.

The sale to both Apple and Sharp was reportedly delayed in the wake of new coronavirus pandemic.

“JDI decided to sell LCD production equipment to Apple first and real estate to Sharp later,” the report mentioned.

By offloading Hakusan, JDI would concentrate smartphone LCD panel production at the Mobara plant in Chiba Prefecture.

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Apple is reportedly buying $200 million worth of assets like LCD equipment from troubled panel maker Japan Display, the media reported on Wednesday. Pixabay

JDI started its operation on April 1, 2012. As of March 2014, JDI was one of the major suppliers of displays for Apple’s iPhone.
It was also a major display supplier of Nintendo Switch along with Sharp Corporation until 2017.

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A newly-created entity INCJ, Ltd. had become the major shareholder of Japan Display with 25,29 per cent of total shareholdings since September 21, 2018 as a result of a corporate split of the old the Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ). (IANS)