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      Urbanism: the new ideas for city living

      ...by knowledge workers. But Ratti has a counterintuitive candidate for the next urban industry: manufacturing. He explains that 3D printing will be done by creative types in small spaces such as former garages. These people want to be somewhere like the Place...Simon Kuper

    2. November 27, 2014

      The joy of discovery for plant hunters

      ...experiment with smartphones for navigation and data capture, and 3D laser scanning for ecological monitoring. In Peru it was used to scan trees and quantify their carbon content – in the future, 3D scans of vegetation could complement pressed, dried Herbarium...Emma Jacobs

    3. FT Alphaville

      November 26, 2014

      Opec price wars, then and now

      ...As Lord Godber said yesterday, the Royal Dutch Shell group’s return from its world-wide operations is no more than 1 1/3d a gallon. Independent experts confirm that the returns on an integrated operation in the oil industry are now about as low as...Izabella Kaminska

    1. November 26, 2014

      HP: cash machine

      ...split. Although HP Inc gets lower multiples from financial analysts, this business has growth prospects, like the high-speed 3D printer that will be given a limited release next year. Hewlett-Packard Enterprise gets higher multiples but will be hard to...

    2. November 24, 2014

      Spectrum cost concerns hurt US telecoms

      ...services sector index was down 1.4 per cent. 3D Systems advanced nearly 7 per cent to $37.50, after the maker of 3D printers announced it would acquire Israel’s Cimatron for about $97m. 3D Systems will pay $8.97 for each Cimatron share...Mamta Badkar in New York

    3. November 24, 2014

      Innovation that succeeds by exploiting the past creatively

      ...hidebound conglomerate approach – sourced a new design for the bracket that attaches its engines to aircraft through an online 3D printing challenge. (The winner was an Indonesian engineer, whose blueprint for a stronger, lighter model was initially pooh...Andrew Hill

    4. November 23, 2014

      How to respond to new patterns of world trade

      ...the lead in labour-intensive manufacturing – south Asia and India – are yet to do so. And emerging technologies such as 3D printing will reduce the dependence of manufacturing on low-cost labour and bring production closer to the final consumer. The...

    5. November 23, 2014

      Regulatory concerns hold back 3D printing on safety

      ...days, based solely on photographs. The 3D printing machines at GE Aviation’s...These contrasting scenes highlight how 3D printing – widely expected to revolutionise...sectors such as aerospace and healthcare, 3D printing is drawing heavy scrutiny from regulators...Robert Wright in New York

    6. November 21, 2014

      Surgeons embrace 3D printed implants to save NHS time and cash

      ...implants, surgeons across the UK are using 3D printing to improve treatments and save time and money for the National Health Service. 3D printing, or additive manufacturing, has...the technology to produce custom-made 3D printed implants for complex orthopaedic...Tanya Powley, Manufacturing Correspondent

    7. FT Tech Hub

      November 19, 2014

      Predictions for 2015: Google to buy Netflix?

      ...US’s owners Deutsche Telekom about a future sale. 10 predictions for 2015 and beyond Source: CCS Insight 1. The consumer 3D printing bubble bursts. 2. Google buys GoPro. 3. Despite Apple’s entrance, wearables remain a highly fragmented market...Henry Mance

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