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3Doodler: 3D printing with a pen

Feb 21, 2013
Just as we were all starting to get used to the idea of 3D printing, here comes the 3Doodler -- a pen that lets you draw with plastic.
Posted In: 3D printing, 3d, kickstarter, startup

Entrepreneurs try to popularize 3D printing

Feb 8, 2013
3D printing has been used in industry for years. But now the process, which entails building objects layer by layer with plastic filament, is becoming affordable for individuals. And that has spawned businesses.
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Kim Dotcom sticks it to the man, again, with Mega; The future of libraries

Jan 22, 2013
The eccentric Megaupload founder is back with a new service that's sure to be a stick in the craw of the U.S. federal prosecutors pursuing a copyright infringement case against him. Also, libraries may be moving to a bookless future, but not if patrons have anything to say about it.
Posted In: Kim Dotcom, megaupload, copyright, library, 3D printing

A Data-Mining Inauguration App, and a 3D printed Smartphone Case

Jan 21, 2013
A new app from the Presidential Inauguration Committee seems like a handy tool for people visiting Washington, D.C. to watch President Obama take his second (public) Oath of Office. But critics say the app is data-mining for political purposes.
Posted In: apps, politics, inauguration, Barack Obama, 3D printing, nokia

Ping Fu on entrepreneurship and the resilience of the human spirit

Jan 4, 2013
Ping Fu talks about her rise from prisoner in communist China to CEO of tech company Geomagic.
Posted In: ping fu, 3D printing, Tech

'Replyallcalypse' at NYU, and a 3D printing roundup

Nov 29, 2012
What happened when students at New York University discovered they could spam 40,000 people at once, and three stories on 3D printing.
Posted In: 3D printing, replyallcalypse, NYU, drones

3-D printing handguns in Texas

Oct 8, 2012
A University of Texas law student in Austin has a plan to make firearms available to absolutely everyone, but is it legal?
Posted In: Tech, guns, gun control, 3D printing

Additive Manufacturing: The U.S. Government's Hopes for 3D Printing

Sep 27, 2012
The Obama Administration hopes to put $1 billion towards the future of manufacturing, with an emphasis on areas like 3D printing -- which is gaining more traction in the medical industry.
Posted In: Tech, 3D printing, UC Irvine, manufacturing

3-D printing enters the retail arena

Sep 26, 2012
The technology for 3-D printing has been around for a while, but it's been too expensive for regular folks. That's changing.
Posted In: 3D printing, 3d, Retail

Are we prepared for a world where people print guns?

Sep 4, 2012
Advances in 3D printing lead to difficult issues for law and government.
Posted In: 3D printing, TSA

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