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3D Printing News Briefs: March 27, 2020

We’re beginning today’s 3D Printing News Briefs with a little research, and then moving on to business. An international team of researchers has been experimenting with 3D printed medications that…

Sketchfab Store for 3D Models Officially Out of Beta Mode and Open for Business

Founded in 2012, Sketchfab is the world’s largest 3D model platform, and a very popular place for its over 1.5 million community members – mostly hobbyists and professionals – to easily discover, publish,…

CGTrader Offers New Analytics Tool for 3D Designers

3D model marketplace CGTrader is always trying to help its users, whether it’s through asset protection measures or just overall helping them to improve their businesses. Now, the company is…

CGTrader and PolyPort Team Up to Protect 3D Model Buyers and Sellers

The online world is full of 3D model marketplaces offering both free and for-purchase models created by a widespread community of designers. These sites are wonderful ways for people to…

CGTrader Raises $2.3 Million to Scale 3D Model Marketplace

Lithuania-based 3D model marketplace CGTrader has been around since 2011, doubling its user population in 2014 and 2015, thanks to its popular contests and fun designs, along with the important partnerships it’s formed….

Digital IP Management Company Source3 Acquired by Facebook

Our global overlords at Facebook recently acquired the New York-based IP rights management startup Source3 in an effort to expand their efforts to monetize the massive social media platform. As…

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3D Ninja Launches IFind3D, a Massive Search Engine for 3D Printable Models

There are a lot of 3D printing marketplaces, platforms and model repositories online. A lot. That’s great if you’re looking for a particular model to 3D print; it’s pretty likely…

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week — December 31, 2016

With the New Year right around the corner, it’s time for the 3D printing industry to start building on this last solid year towards an even bigger and brighter 2017. On this…

Robo Offers New Kickstarter Reward on Robo C2 and R2 3D Printers, More Details on the Robo App

As we recently reported, the recently rebranded company Robo launched a Kickstarter campaign for their new 3D printers, the Robo C2 and Robo R2. The Kickstarter has already raised more than three times…

Shapeways Overhauls Its Designer For Hire Program with a New Marketplace Style Platform

While several software companies are working on creating easier to use CAD programs that will simplify and streamline the 3D design to 3D printing workflow, unfortunately the learning curve for…

MakerBot Releases Guide to Proper Attribution for Creators on Thingiverse, and We All Should Read It

In the wake of eBay-gate it seems a community-wide discussion about creators’ rights, licensing and attribution has been started, and believe it or not MakerBot of all participants seems to be…

Good News: It Looks Like Pinshape Isn’t as Shut Down as We Thought

Earlier in the week the online 3D printing community got some bad news in the form of 3D model marketplace PInshape announcing that they would be shutting down operations at…

Treatstock Says That it’s Time to Stop Giving Your 3D Models Away for Free, But is That Really the Answer?

Quite a few 3D designers found themselves out of a home this week as 3D model marketplace Pinshape unceremoniously announced that they were going to be shutting down at the…

3D Model Marketplace Pinshape Will Be Shutting Down on March 31st

Just as 3D printer manufacturer Solidoodle announces that they are closing shop another promising 3D printing company has made the decision to cease operations. Downloadable 3D model marketplace Pinshape announced…

Partnership Between 3D Slash and 3dfilemarket Makes It Easier for Anyone to Design Quality 3D Models

The Internet can seem like a free-for-all when it comes to the selling of 3D files and models. There are 3D printing platforms and online marketplaces all over the place;…

Thingiverse to Release New, Enhanced and Expanded Developer Tools

While there are several 3D printable model marketplaces vying for the top spot, at the end of the day no one has ever really come close to matching the ubiquity…

Buy or Sell 3D Models and Even Offer Local 3D Printing Services with Treatstock

There is a new 3D model marketplace on the block, and while there are no shortages of those these days, the Newark, Delaware startup called Treatstock is bringing something new…

Ladies, You Can Now 3D Print a Sex Toy Based on Your Lady Parts Thanks to SexShop3D – NSFW

It’s been almost two years since 3D printed sex toy retailer SexShop3D launched and began offering their line of 3D printable sex toys, including an option to customize dildos and…

Design Share Make Wants to Give Your 3D Printer the Designs It Deserves

There is no shortage of online 3D printing design platforms these days. If you’re new to 3D printing, choosing a design platform involves wading through a whole lot of websites,…

Dutch Startup Threeate is the Newest Online 3D Printing Marketplace

Whether you’re a professional maker or just a casual 3D printing enthusiast, you’re almost certainly familiar with Shapeways, which has become the go-to online maker platform and marketplace for just about…

MakerShop 3D Printing Marketplace Offers Five-Month Subscription for Only $5

MakerShop is cutting 3D printing enthusiasts a nice break for monthly seller subscriptions. As the marketplace for 3D printing heats up worldwide, many designers and hobbyists are looking for an…

Threeding Announces Several Improvements to Their 3D Printing Marketplace

When it comes to 3D models, many of us use Thingiverse and its diverse selection of models which are completely free to download. What you may find, however, is that…