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Staples Takes a Flying Leap Onto the 3D Printing Bandwagon-in Europe

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A 3D-printed Santa hat. (Photo: flickr.com/creative_tools) Hrm: Staples, that place your office manager disappears to twice a week, has just announced its very own 3D printing service, in partnership with MCOR. Fast Company reports it’ll be called “Easy 3D” (natch) and ought to launch in early 2013. But before you dash...
Staples Takes a Flying Leap Onto the 3D Printing Bandwagon-in Europe

Pledge Your Android Allegiance With The Andru MicroUSB Charger

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There’s no shortage of Android swag floating around out there — Android-themed watch anyone? — but this thing is probably one of the more useful gifts for the Android devotee in your life. Take it from me: of all the AC adapters floating around TechCrunch’s New Jersey headquarters (a.k.a my...
Pledge Your Android Allegiance With The Andru MicroUSB Charger

Review: Capcom hits you over the head with Dante's new style in DmC: Devil May Cry

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Opting for an angst-filled, emo-punk Dante instead of the classic dark-gothic Dante, Capcom's new game reboots the venerable Devil May Cry franchise and tackles a different side of the demon-angel hybrid than we've seen before. He's funny, slick, powerful, and rather carefree about everything but his mission to stop...
Review: Capcom hits you over the head with Dante's new style in DmC: Devil May Cry

Disney profits spike 24% off parks, cable, Avengers tchotchkes

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Who is not ready for the film and television industries to get revolutionized anytime soon? Disney, that’s who. The media conglomerate reported a 24 percent second-quarter profit increase to $1.83 billion Tuesday, driven by strong cable and broadcast ad sales and affiliate fees, licensed Avengers toy purchases and theme park...
Disney profits spike 24% off parks, cable, Avengers tchotchkes

Facebook Gifts gets a scheduling feature to let users decide when to notify recipients

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Facebook has a new “schedule gift” feature for its Gifts product, which allows users to buy something for a friend, but notify them at a later date. Previously, recipients would receive a notification immediately after the gift was purchased. Now, when users get to the review page after selecting a gift...
Facebook Gifts gets a scheduling feature to let users decide when to notify recipients
eBay tests service that picks up and lists items for you
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NASA Hops on the 3D Printing Bandwagon and Prints Some Rocket Parts

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Someday, Bre Pettis. Someday. (Photo: flickr.com/usnavy) As much as we love the notion of 3D printing ourselves a pizza and sitting down to a 3D printed game of canasta at a 3D printed dinner table, it sometimes seems this snazzy technology is often used to produce little more than tchotchkes....
NASA Hops on the 3D Printing Bandwagon and Prints Some Rocket Parts
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Why Tesla is like Amazon and Elon Musk like Jeff Bezos

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For Tesla Motors founder Elon Musk it must feel like sweet vindication. Less than two months after Mitt Romney called Tesla a “loser” in the first presidential debate, the Tesla Model S was named car of the year by both Motor Trend and Automobile Magazine, beating out vehicular stalwarts like...
Why Tesla is like Amazon and Elon Musk like Jeff Bezos

The 10 Weirdest Things For Sale In Facebook's New Gifts Section (FB)

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Do you need a false, knitted beard? Or some really expensive beef jerky? What about a figurine of a man being stabbed full of kitchen knives? If so, then Facebook has you covered. The social network's new "Gifts" button allows users to open up a virtual mini store of tchotchkes...
The 10 Weirdest Things For Sale In Facebook's New Gifts Section (FB)

To Win Google's $30 Million Prize, Florida Students Offer To Fly Your DNA To The Moon (GOOG)

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A group of Florida students will fly your DNA to the moon if you give them $10,000 to help them build their lunar rover. They are one of 26 teams participating in Google's Lunar X contest with $30 million in prize money at stake. To win the money the teams'...
To Win Google's $30 Million Prize, Florida Students Offer To Fly Your DNA To The Moon (GOOG)
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