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Morpholio Trace sketch CAD app lets you automatically calculate and label area size with iOS

Morpholio Trace, a popular and highly rated sketch CAD app is receiving an update today with a major new feature, Smart Fill.<p>Morpholio Trace is geared to be useful for a wide range of users. From architects to designers, interior designers to illustrators, or just those looking to get started. The …

Ancient humans settled the Philippines 700,000 years ago

In what some scientists are calling a “one-in-a-million find,” archaeologists have discovered a cache of butchered rhino bones and dozens of stone …

Anthropology

Quantum physicists just smashed the entanglement record, paving the way for faster quantum computers

The breakthrough could revolutionise the future of quantum computing<p>Scientists in Germany and Austria have just made an enormous breakthrough in the …

China’s Built a Road So Smart It Will Be Able to Charge Your Car

The road to China’s autonomous-driving future is paved with solar panels, mapping sensors and electric-battery rechargers as the nation tests an …

A THIRD of millennials think the Earth is flat, shocking survey reveals

It’s a claim that enrages most scientists, but it seems that a third of millennials still think that the Earth is flat.<p>A survey by YouGov asked 8,215 …

Flat Earth Society

1,500 companies miss gender pay deadline

<b>More than 1,500 companies have failed to report their gender pay gap figures before Wednesday night's deadline.</b><p>The Equalities and Human Rights Commission said 1,557 firms had missed the deadline.<p>It will now contact these companies to remind them of their legal obligations.<p>The equalities watchdog …

Brave browser getting closer to Chrome -- including its extensions

Brave Software is moving its browser a step closer to Chrome, a move that'll mean a new look and the ability to tap into the array of extensions that customize Google's browser.<p>The new version of Brave is in development now and due in several months, the startup said Wednesday. But curious …

Software

Google Clips now takes a high-resolution still when manually capturing a clip

After being on the market for roughly a month now, the Google Clips app has officially gotten its first real feature update. In addition to capturing a high-resolution still when you manually press the capture button, you can now pinch-to-zoom to crop into your clips…<p>First published on the Play …

Mobile Photography

The human microbiome: why our microbes could be key to our health

A plethora of conditions, from obesity to anxiety, appear to be linked to the microbes inside us. Nicola Davis explains why the microbiome is such a hot topic of research<p><b>What are microbiomes?</b><p>Both inside and out, our bodies harbour a huge array of micro-organisms. While bacteria are the biggest …

Biology

CryptoKitties raises $12M from Andreessen Horowitz and Union Square Ventures

CryptoKitties, the virtual collectible kitten game that turned into a viral sensation has raised $12M in funding and will be spun out from Axiom Zen, the Vancouver and San Francisco-based design studio that originally built the game.<p>The round is being led by Andreessen Horowitz and Union Square …

Venture Capital

Alphabet's Outline lets you run your own self-hosted VPN for free

Jigsaw, an incubator that’s part of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, has launched Outline, an open-source virtual private network (VPN) that you can host on your own server at no charge.<p>As an initiative from the human-rights-focused Jigsaw, Outline is being billed as a tool to help journalists …

Privacy

iOS might have a backdoor that can be used to hack into any iPhone, even the iPhone X

Apple has been advertising its focus on user data security and privacy for years now. Encryption ensures data security as long as you protect your …

Microsoft releases two new Windows 10 previews with High Efficiency Image File format

Microsoft today released two new Windows 10 previews for PCs. Both builds include support for the High Efficiency Image File (HEIF) format, but they diverge from there.<p>It’s rare for the Windows Insider program to get two new builds on the same day, though the last time this happened was only a …

DNA tests can predict intelligence, scientists show for first time

Intelligence could be measured with a swab of saliva, or drop of blood, after scientists showed for the first time that a person’s IQ can be predicted just by studying their DNA.<p>In the largest ever study looking at the genetic basis for intelligence, researchers at the University of Edinburgh and …

Fewer heart attack patients die when top cardiologists are away at conferences, study finds

Heart attack patients are more likely to survive when top cardiologists are not in the hospital, a new study suggests.<p>Researchers at Harvard Medical School found that when heart specialists are away at academic conferences, the survival rate at their hospitals actually improves.<p>They believe that …

Biomedicine

Trump discusses violence with video game execs and critics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump raised concerns about the graphic depiction of violence in video games at a White House meeting Thursday …

Parents’ lives made more miserable by ‘boomerang generation’

Parents’ lives are being made miserable by grown-up children returning home because they cannot afford a place of their own, a new study suggests.<p>Recent figures show that there are around 1.23 million young people aged between 25 and 34 still live in the family home, the so-called ‘boomerang …

Raspberry Pi goes Android Auto: Now you can build your own cheap car head unit

Why buy a finished Android Auto head unit when you can hack one together with a Raspberry Pi 3?<p><i>Video: A guide to Raspberry Pi in 60 seconds</i><p>A …

Cops: Teacher in custody after barricading self in classroom with gun, firing shot

<b>DALTON, Ga. --</b> A teacher is in custody after police say he barricaded himself inside a classroom at a high school in northwest Georgia Wednesday and …

There's No One Way to Explain How Flying Works

Let's be clear—airplanes are complicated. Sure, it's entirely possible to get a piece of paper and fold it in a particular way so that it flies. But …

AI experts list the real dangers of artificial intelligence

A 100-page report written by artificial intelligence experts from industry and academia has a clear message: Every AI advance by the good guys is an advance for the bad guys, too.<p>The paper, titled “The Malicious Use of Artificial Intelligence: Forecasting, Prevention, and Mitigation,” calls this …

Artificial Intelligence