US Supreme Court: Warrant is not necessary for drunk-driving breath tests, but is required for blood tests

US Supreme Court: Warrant is not necessary for drunk-driving breath tests, but is required for blood tests

In a split-decision ruling on Thursday, June 23, the Supreme Court of the United States said that law enforcement officials do not necessary require a warrant for conducting a breathalyzer test on suspected drunk drivers after an arrest.

However, in the same situation, police officers require a warrant when they demand a blood test from a suspected drunk driver.

Feeling spiteful? Blame your genes

Feeling spiteful? Blame your genes

Washington D. C, Jun 25 : "I was born evil" is now a valid excuse for naughty behaviour, according to a recent study.

The University of Exeter scientist helped develop an innovative mathematical model for exploring why some individuals evolve to be genetically programmed to be nice, while others stay nasty.

Dr Sasha Dall and international colleagues designed a new mathematical framework for examining social behaviour in a range of different species that will help advance our understanding of the evolution of sociality.

Bungie to cut off support for PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of ‘Destiny’ in August

Bungie to cut off support for PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of ‘Destiny’ in August

In a recent post on Bungie.net, game developer Bungie has announced that it is discontinuing support for the ‘Destiny’ versions for the PlayStation 3 (PS3) and Xbox 360 game consoles.

In officially announcing its decision to leave the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of Destiny behind, Bungie said in the post that, with effect from August 2016, the studio will stop sharing Destiny character progression among last-generation PS and Xbox hardware and the PlayStation 4 (PS4) and Xbox One.

Google announces ‘Prideforeveryone’ initiative for documenting LGBTQ Pride parades

Google announces ‘Prideforeveryone’ initiative for documenting LGBTQ Pride parades

In a recently released blog post, tech giant Google has detailed a new initiative --- ‘#Prideforeveryone.’ The initiative underscores an effort by the company to document LGBTQ Pride parades in 25 countries across the world.

For the new ‘#Prideforeveryone’ initiative, Google will be using virtual reality (VR) technology for bringing LGBTQ Pride parades to people who want to attend the parades but cannot do so.

Dinosaur-era bugs knew how to camouflage

Dinosaur-era bugs knew how to camouflage

It turns out, insects have been perfecting the art of disguise for a hundred million years.

An international research team, with participation from the University of Bonn, has now discovered the oldest known evidence of bugs using the 'invisibility cloak.' The custom-tailored "costumes" also permit conclusions about the habitat at the time.

Boston Dynamics releases video of its new ‘SpotMini’ four-legged robot

Boston Dynamics releases video of its new ‘SpotMini’ four-legged robot

On Thursday, high-profile robotics company Boston Dynamics released a YouTube video of its new four-legged robot --- 'SpotMini.'

SpotMini is apparently one f the quietest robots ever built by Boston Dynamics, the Google-owned company which reportedly is up for sale. It is a smaller version of Boston Dynamics' Spot robot which the company has built for use by the US military. The Spot robot participated in tests with Marines in 2015.

Apple plans to discontinue Thunderbolt Display

Apple plans to discontinue Thunderbolt Display

According to a recent disclosure by tech giant Apple to several news sites, the company has plans underway to discontinue its Thunderbolt Display. The announcement implies that Apple's Thunderbolt Display is officially in retirement.

Thunderbolt Display was first unveiled by Apple in summer 201; and it has been, since its launch, available for purchase online as well as in Apple retail stores.

Hasselblad announces new medium-format camera --- X1D

Hasselblad announces new medium-format camera --- X1D

In a recent announcement, camera maker Hasselblad introduced a new medium-format camera model --- the mirrorless X1D.

Announcing the new X1D medium-format camera series, Hasselblad said that the series will be launched with the X1D-50c model, which will likely be available for purchase in late August or early September. However, the exact shipping date for the camera has not yet been specified by Hasselblad.

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