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This Company Makes 3-D Printed Headphones That Perfectly Fit Your Ears

This Company Makes 3-D Printed Headphones That Perfectly Fit Your Ears

Nikki Kaufman, one of the founders of Quirky, wants to give customers the best possible headphone experience.
The Make-It-Yourself Movement Is a New Mecca for Entrepreneurs

The Make-It-Yourself Movement Is a New Mecca for Entrepreneurs

Along with reductions in cost to developing prototypes, these DIYers may also spur creative new ideas.
This Gadget Will Let You 3-D Print in Nutella

This Gadget Will Let You 3-D Print in Nutella

A Canadian company has developed a printer attachment called a ‘paste extruder’ that makes it possible to 3-D print with materials that were previously off limits.
With $6.4 Million in New Funding, This 3-D Printed Insole Maker Is Looking Hot

With $6.4 Million in New Funding, This 3-D Printed Insole Maker Is Looking Hot

3-D printing’s power lies not in its ability to create novelty items, but to lower the cost of customization.
Is 3-D Printing the Key to Jump-Starting American Manufacturing?

Is 3-D Printing the Key to Jump-Starting American Manufacturing?

Some say the key to creating hundreds of thousands of jobs may soon be on a desktop near you.
Staples Rolls Out 3-D Printing Program

Staples Rolls Out 3-D Printing Program

Office supply store hopes to 'demystify' the technology for small business owners.
Beyond Novelty: Architects in Amsterdam Are 3-D Printing an Entire House

Beyond Novelty: Architects in Amsterdam Are 3-D Printing an Entire House

If you can 3-D print smartphone cases and key chains, it appears that using the technology to create a real house is the logical next step.
What Do Dropbox, Green Mountain and 3-D Printing Have in Common?

What Do Dropbox, Green Mountain and 3-D Printing Have in Common?

These three companies are jumping on a consumer trend that will continue to gain momentum (and dollars) in the near future.
Hacker Dad Rigs Air Hockey Robot from 3-D Printer Parts

Hacker Dad Rigs Air Hockey Robot from 3-D Printer Parts

Jose Julio fashioned a robot to play air hockey against his young daughter out of 3-D printer parts.
Hershey's Foray Into 3-D Printing Could Allow You to Be Your Own Willy Wonka

Hershey's Foray Into 3-D Printing Could Allow You to Be Your Own Willy Wonka

A multi-year agreement between a 3-D printing tech company and a global leader in chocolate could bring sweet results.
3-D Printers Take a Step Toward the Mainstream

3-D Printers Take a Step Toward the Mainstream

MakerBot announced at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas that it will have a 3-D printer available for sale this spring for just over $1,000.
3-D Printed Holiday Ornaments? Why Not.

3-D Printed Holiday Ornaments? Why Not.

MakerBot is running a contest for designs for holiday ornaments that can be made with 3-D printers. The winner gets a trip to New York City and a chance to meet MakerBot's CEO.
5 Steps to Take Your Product From Concept to Reality

5 Steps to Take Your Product From Concept to Reality

Practical tips for turning a product idea into a consumer must-have.
A 3-D Printed Electric Car That Can Drive Across the U.S. on 10 Gallons of Gas

A 3-D Printed Electric Car That Can Drive Across the U.S. on 10 Gallons of Gas

More than 50 percent of the Urbee 2 vehicle has been 3-D printed and it can travel at speeds up to 70 mph.
Intel's Futurist: We'll Soon Be Living In Computers

Intel's Futurist: We'll Soon Be Living In Computers

As the size of a computer chip approaches zero, computational power will be everywhere and in everything, says Brian David Johnson, the resident futurist at Intel.
Turn a Smartphone Into a Virus-Detecting Microscope? Yep. It's Happening.

Turn a Smartphone Into a Virus-Detecting Microscope? Yep. It's Happening.

One UCLA professor says his device can detect particles that cause deafness and brain damage in humans.
YOU HAVE TO SEE THIS: Elon Musk Designs a Rocket Part With Hand Gestures and 3-D Prints It

YOU HAVE TO SEE THIS: Elon Musk Designs a Rocket Part With Hand Gestures and 3-D Prints It

In this video, the SpaceX founder goes beyond computers to design the rocket part with free-standing projection.
MakerBot Unveils a Desktop 3-D Scanner for $1,400

MakerBot Unveils a Desktop 3-D Scanner for $1,400

The Brooklyn-based additive manufacturing company says that it is accepting pre-orders for its MakerBot Digitizer, which will begin shipping in October.
The Surprising Tasks Your Competitors Are Outsourcing

The Surprising Tasks Your Competitors Are Outsourcing

Small businesses are becoming increasingly reliant on freelancers to get even their core business functions done, including accounting, report writing and preparing PowerPoint presentations.
How 3-D Printing Startups Are Shaping the Future

How 3-D Printing Startups Are Shaping the Future

A look at three new companies that are pushing their ways to the forefront of 3-D printing.
Need a Prototype? 3-D Printers Coming to UPS Stores

Need a Prototype? 3-D Printers Coming to UPS Stores

The shipping giant has made 3-D printing available in a San Diego franchise and will extend the offering to five other cities across the U.S. in the next two months as part of a pilot program.
Why eBay's 'Exact' Project Isn't the 3-D Printing Solution for the Masses -- So Far, Anyway

Why eBay's 'Exact' Project Isn't the 3-D Printing Solution for the Masses -- So Far, Anyway

The online retailing giant has partnered with MakerBot and other startups to start a service for selling custom-created merchandise.
How 3-D Printing Is Becoming a Game-Changer Across Industries

How 3-D Printing Is Becoming a Game-Changer Across Industries

Here's a look at five ways 3-D printing is refashioning product manufacturing, from housewares to shoes and even fine art.
3-D Printing Startup MakerBot Acquired for $403 Million

3-D Printing Startup MakerBot Acquired for $403 Million

In the all-stock deal, MakerBot is positioning to help 3-D printing 'lead the next industrial revolution.'

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