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New Delhi, Aug 4 (PTI) Principal Scientific Adviser K Vijay Raghavan virtually inaugurated a decentralised biomedical waste incinerator at Buxar Municipality in Bihar, which was developed using ...

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
WhatsApp rolled out a new feature on Wednesday. (Photo credit: screenshot/WhatsAppblogpost)

  • WhatsApp's new feature will make sure that a media is deleted immediately after
  • This feature does not allow to forward, save, star, or share the media
  • If you want to use this feature, you have to select the view once option every time

.California City, CA, USA
Twitter is a microblogging site. (Photo Credits: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • Twitter added third party login support to its system
  • The feature is not universal at the moment
  • Google sign-in is possible on iOS, Android, and Web

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Thirteen of the 22 deadliest storms in the country have been in a severe category. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • NWS has created two additional levels in addition to the “base” warning
  • According to the NWS, only 1 in 10 storms in the country classify as severe storms in a year
  • The basic criteria for a storm to be called severe are unchanged

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The Heatstrokes can be avoided following certain measures (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • Amidst summers, protect yourself from heat strokes
  • People above 65 are prone to heat exhaustion
  • Avoid going out during the hottest time of the day

.Luxembourg
Amazon's European headquarters are in Luxembourg. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • Luxembourg data protection authority, CNPD, issued the fine
  • This is the biggest ever European Union privacy fine
  • "No customer data has been exposed to any third party," Amazon said

.Los Angeles, CA, USA
In September, Snapchat introduced a host of voting tools for users. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • Popular messaging platform Snapchat went down on Thursday
  • Users were unable to open the app on multiple platforms
  • Though problem was not billed as a worldwide outage

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Our digital footprint has become our most valuable asset. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • Every individual is incredibly vulnerable to hackers
  • But United States Sen. Angus King has some advice
  • A simple, old technique to keep your phone safer

Tech giants Microsoft, Apple and Google have all posted record breaking profits. (Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • Apple posted a profit of $21.7 billion for the quarter that ended in June
  • Google's parent company Alphabet reported revenue of $61.8 billion
  • Microsoft reported revenues of over $46 billion for the quarter

Discord has finally headed the wish of the users. (Representational/Pixabay)

  • Discord has been testing the threading feature on a small group of servers over the past month
  • The feature is expected to hit the PC version of the platform first
  • Right now, users are only able to reply to messages one by one