So far 3D printing has been having a awesome year.
January 9th MakerBot unveiled thier new 3D printer, the Replicator, which I think for the first time allows the home user to access a “real” 3D printer. The first MakerBot which we use all of the time called the Thing-O-Matic is fun but…
Audio sharing platform SoundCloud has announced that it has signed up a total of 10 million users, rapid acceleration in takeup for the startup which launched in 2008 and had just 3 million users in February 2011.
The Berlin-based startup announced 5 million users in June 2011, meaning that the total number of registered users has doubled in the space of seven months. We caught up with CEO and co-founder Alexander Ljung at the DLD conference in Munich, Germany, today, to find out what was driving this growth. He explained that its mobile apps (with a total of 5 million downloads) and developer ecosystem (over 10,000 apps either available or in development) are helping to push the growth.
January 18th, we’re going to interrupt our normally scheduled Shapeways Live and postpone it by a day. Why is that? At 2pm EST, when Shapeways Live normally takes place, I’ll be standing outside the offices of NY Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, along with members of the Shapeways team, and 1,100 of our closest from the local tech community, protesting SOPA and PIPA at the Emergency NY Tech Meetup.