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How 3-D Printing Will Turn Customers Into Competitors
3D Printers

How 3-D Printing Will Turn Customers Into Competitors

3-D printing will change the relationship between manufacturers and customers. As customer habits change, businesses must adapt.
John Hornick
This 3-D Printed Dress Snaps Together to Form Lady Gaga-Like Attire
Technology

This 3-D Printed Dress Snaps Together to Form Lady Gaga-Like Attire

With a couture-like price tag, don't expect to see it on store racks anytime soon.
Lindsay Friedman
The U.S. Army Is Testing 3-D Printed Drone Technology
Technology

The U.S. Army Is Testing 3-D Printed Drone Technology

Not yet in use, the new technology was presented earlier this year.
Lindsay Friedman
Check Out This Super Cool Sustainable 3-D Printed House and Car Combo
Sustainability

Check Out This Super Cool Sustainable 3-D Printed House and Car Combo

A look at the future of green architecture.
Nina Zipkin
The Sharing Economy Isn't a Niche. It's the Future of Market Capitalism.
Sharing Economy

The Sharing Economy Isn't a Niche. It's the Future of Market Capitalism.

How will future markets function when technology drives the marginal cost of goods and services nearly to zero?
Tx Zhuo
3-D Printers Can Now Create Artificial Hair
3D Printers

3-D Printers Can Now Create Artificial Hair

The innovation was inspired by a hot-glue gun.
MakerBot Lays Off 20 Percent of Its Staff for the Second Time This Year
Layoffs

MakerBot Lays Off 20 Percent of Its Staff for the Second Time This Year

The layoffs at the 3-D printer company are in addition to the significant cuts made in April.
Amazon Aftermath and the First Global Robot Battle: Weekly News
Weekly News Roundup

Amazon Aftermath and the First Global Robot Battle: Weekly News

Plus: A company crowdfunds a 12,000 lb robot for bot-to-bot combat.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Google Just Invested $100 Million Into This 3-D Printing Startup
Google Ventures

Google Just Invested $100 Million Into This 3-D Printing Startup

Carbon3D has raised $100 million in a funding round led by Google Ventures.
Designing Wearables for People Who Don't Like Wearables
Wearable Tech

Designing Wearables for People Who Don't Like Wearables

Kegan Schouwenburg, the co-founder of a 3-D printed orthotic insoles startup, envisions a future where wearable tech is seamlessly integrated into what we're already wearing.
Laura Entis
Why This New Filament for 3-D Printers Could Make the Production Process Easier
3D Printers

Why This New Filament for 3-D Printers Could Make the Production Process Easier

3D Systems today unveiled a new support filament that dissolves in water as opposed to chemicals.
Catherine Clifford
Beauty Is Only (3-D Printed) Skin Deep
Far Out Tech

Beauty Is Only (3-D Printed) Skin Deep

Global cosmetics giant L'Oréal is giving its product testing process a high-tech facelift, using 3-D printed human skin.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
'We Had a Crush on the MakerBot': How 3-D Printing Won These Fashion Designers Over
3D Printers

'We Had a Crush on the MakerBot': How 3-D Printing Won These Fashion Designers Over

French designers Nelly Zagury and Célia Elmasu revealed their first 3-D printed jewelry collection at a runway show in New York City this spring.
Catherine Clifford
This Startup's Mission: A 3-D Printer in Every Home
3-D Printing

This Startup's Mission: A 3-D Printer in Every Home

Could easily, affordably printing objects on demand at home go mainstream? New Matter founder Steve Schell is betting on it.
Kim Lachance Shandrow