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How 3D printing is revolutionizing healthcare as we know it – TechCrunch

Avi Reichental Contributor Avi Reichental is founder and CEO of XponentialWorks. He is a leading authority on 3D printing and exponential tech convergence. In 1983, Chuck Hall, the father of 3D printing, created something that was equal parts simple and earth-shattering. He manufactured the world’s first-ever 3D printer and used it to print a tiny eye wash cup. It was ...

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Our awesome graphene future could be closer than ever thanks to this breakthrough

Graphene is a highly prized material due to its ultra strong, flexible and lightweight qualities, but producing it at large scale has been a challenge.  A team of researchers led by the National University of Singapore (NUS) claims to have come up with a way to more efficiently produce graphene, thus making our graphene future ever more attainable.  Traditionally, graphene ...

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Virgin Galactic successfully tested its rocket-powered spacecraft today for the first time since 2014 – TechCrunch

Virgin Galactic took to the skies today for the first test of its rocket-powered spacecraft in over three years. The SpaceShipTwo launch platform deployed the USS Unity at a set altitude where the space craft will fire its engines for as long as 30 seconds bringing the craft to 1 1/2 the speed of sound. This was the first powered ...

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Xiaomi announces Mi Crowdfunding for products in India

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has announced a new program called Mi Crowdfunding in India. Under this program, Xiaomi will post a curated list of innovation driven products and the company will start selling these products only when a specified number of people support the product. Crowdfunding is used by companies to test consumer interest for unique products when companies are ...

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Apple Releases iOS 11.4 Public Beta

Yesterday we heard about the new beta of iOS 11.4, the software was initially made available to developers. Apple has now released the first beta of its iOS 11.4 software to its public beta testing program. In order to try out the software you need to be a member of the program. You can find out more details about how ...

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2018 iPad vs. 2017 10.5-inch iPad Pro

Apple just released a refreshed 9.7-inch iPad for 2018. Retaining last year’s $329 price tag, the new slate is Apple’s first budget model to support Apple Pencil and sports a speedy A10 Fusion process. Find out how it compares to its bigger 10.5-inch iPad Pro sibling in this video. Apple Pencil support is a huge deal for users who want ...

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China’s Didi Chuxing confirms it has launched a food delivery business – TechCrunch

Amid plenty of speculation, China’s ride-hailing leader Didi Chuxing has officially entered the food delivery space. The company, which acquired Uber’s China-based business in 2016, confirmed today it is running a pilot food delivery service in Wuxi, a city in southern Jiangsu province, with a view to expanding further. The service began on April 1, and Didi claims to have captured one-third ...

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PUBG’s Savage map | PC Gamer

Evan: PUBG’s new map, Savage, hit the Experimental Test Server overnight. Three isles separated by a central river, it’s the smallest PUBG map so far: one-quarter the size of Miramar or Erangel, yet it still accommodates 100 players. First impressions? Chris: Flying over the map before deployment, I thought, wow, this map is really small. Then I landed and started ...

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Xiaomi launches Mi Gift Cards in India, here’s how to purchase and redeem

Xiaomi today launched its Mi Gift Cards programme in India in partnership with Qwikcilver, a prepaid card solution provider. These Mi Gift Cards can be used to purchase all Xiaomi products – smartphones, accessories, smart devices, televisions and more. Starting at Rs 100, these Mi Gift Cards go up to Rs 10,000 in value, and Xiaomi lets you purchase 10 ...

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Apple’s New iPad Gets Taken Apart By iFixit

Apple launched their new iPad last week, the device comes with an almost identical design to the iPad 5 that it replaces. The guys from iFixit have decided to take the latest iPad apart to find out what was inside the device. They also look at how easy the latest iPad is to repair. Apple’s devices always end up being ...

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Uber’s India rival Ola could add public transport services following latest acquisition – TechCrunch

The rumors are true, India’s Uber rival/potential-future-M&A-buddy Ola has acquired transportation startup Ridlr in an undisclosed deal. Mint reported the imminent transaction last week, describing it as a fire sale, and today Ola confirmed the deal. The terms are undisclosed so you can make of that what you will. Founded in 2010, Ridlr operates as a personal transport portal that allowed users ...

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The best cheap 4K TV deals in Australia for April 2018

With so many great 4K televisions to choose from, making a decision about which one to purchase for your family may very well come down to price. A good cheap 4K TV deal can be hard to refuse, and these days there are more great TVs at even better prices than ever before.  If you need a new television and ...

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