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Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs Will Lead the Way for 3-D Printing Adoption
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Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs Will Lead the Way for 3-D Printing Adoption

With the devices becoming more accessible and affordable, businesses are being built on the rapid designing, prototyping and manufacturing of products.
Chris Elsworthy
UPS Makes 3-D Printers Available in Nearly 100 Stores Nationwide
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UPS Makes 3-D Printers Available in Nearly 100 Stores Nationwide

The shipping giant launched a pilot program a year ago where it put six printers in select UPS stores. Now, the program is expanding.
Catherine Clifford
This Company Makes 3-D Printed Headphones That Perfectly Fit Your Ears
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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.
Nina Zipkin
The Make-It-Yourself Movement Is a New Mecca for Entrepreneurs
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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.
Martin Zwilling
This Gadget Will Let You 3-D Print in Nutella
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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.
Catherine Clifford
With $6.4 Million in New Funding, This 3-D Printed Insole Maker Is Looking Hot
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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.
Laura Entis
Is 3-D Printing the Key to Jump-Starting American Manufacturing?
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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.
Gabrielle Karol
Staples Rolls Out 3-D Printing Program
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Staples Rolls Out 3-D Printing Program

Office supply store hopes to 'demystify' the technology for small business owners.
Stephen J. Bronner
Beyond Novelty: Architects in Amsterdam Are 3-D Printing an Entire House
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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.
Jason Fell
What Do Dropbox, Green Mountain and 3-D Printing Have in Common?
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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.
Tony Lopresti
Hacker Dad Rigs Air Hockey Robot from 3-D Printer Parts
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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.
Geoff Weiss
Hershey's Foray Into 3-D Printing Could Allow You to Be Your Own Willy Wonka
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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.
Brian Patrick Eha
3-D Printers Take a Step Toward the Mainstream
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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.
Catherine Clifford