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Wall Street Journal Story – 3D Printing Comes Home

“Do you remember the first thing you ever printed out? I made a family newsletter, birthday cards and signs on a program called The Print Shop. What made a printer useful at home was self-evident: It made anyone a publisher.

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3D Printing Podcast Present Part of Interview With Brad Feld of the Foundry Group

Listen to the 3D Printing Podcast Or click the audio file below This is interview number 2 of a 3 part series. In this 3D Printing Podcast, Bill Decker interviews Brad Feld, Managing Director of the Foundry Group (http://www.foundrygroup.com). He

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3D Printing Ventures – Financing for 3D Printing Companies

Our team of experienced venture consultants focuses on developing strong investor relationships that propel the early stage and growth stage ventures we work with to new heights of success. We serve as matchmakers, pairing the most innovative 3D printing companies

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8 Trends in 3D Printing – 3D Printing is Faster, Cheaper and More Complex

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We will witness the birth of a new generation of “makers.” When I got my MBA, my instinct was to stay away from manufacturing. Who needs the hassle? Labor problems? Environmental Protection Agency? Boats of raw materials that never get

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Google and 3D Printing – Is 3D Printing Being Dominated By Google Yet

3D Systems and Motorola Mobility LLC, a Google company, have entered into a multi-year development agreement to create a continuous high-speed 3D printing production platform and fulfillment system. Users will have the ability to customize their smartphone with functional and

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Businessman Donates 3D Printer to Local High School

A lucky 3D design class in Juneau, Alaska will soon have access to a donated 3D printer from a local businessman who decided he “didn’t need both” for business. John Weedman of Western Auto Marine bought two at a trade

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Cheaper, Cooler Furniture in our Future

Soon, we can say goodbye to the high prices, myriad efforts, and long waiting time generally required when buying furniture, because 4 AXYZ is changing all of that by 3D printing wooden furniture. “Furniture made of solid wood has become

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Yahoo Japan Innovates Technology to Search 3D Prints Online

Yahoo Japan seems to have creativity up its sleeves – it has come out with a voice-activated technology to search through 3D printing blue prints online. Now, people who are visually impaired can simply verbally express a search term or

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New 3D-printed 3D Printer From Kickstarter

For as little as $1,095, anyone with an internet connection can now order a 3D-printed 3D printer! Many of the parts in the gMax were printed by the RepRap 3D printer, and can be switched out. What is the world

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You Can Print Your Own Car

A man in New Zealand is designing and printing his own car by printing and combining separate parts. “The 3D printing should be finished in October, a mold/body cast will probably be a year after that and the final road

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