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Amazon wins patent for 3-D printing on demand

It’s been a long time coming, but today Amazon can say it holds the patent for a retailing system that can take custom orders for 3-D printed items, get them made, and have them sent out for delivery or picked up … Continue reading

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Blended-reality mirror shows off virtual clothes

How would that glitzy cocktail dress look on you when you’re on the dance floor at the GeekWire Gala? Now Amazon has a patented technology for that: a blended-reality display that puts your image into a virtual scene, and puts … Continue reading

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Amazon Air gets a shorter name for Christmas

Is “Amazon Prime Air” no longer a factor? Not quite, but if you’re reading the tea leaves in today’s post-holiday recap from Amazon, you’ll notice that the online retailing giant’s fleet of Boeing 767 cargo delivery jets is now called “Amazon Air.” … Continue reading

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OceanGate wins more funding for Titanic sub

OceanGate is in the midst of a $5.1 million investment round aimed at pushing the Everett, Wash.-based company closer to a Titanic undersea adventure. The round was reported today in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Joel Perry, OceanGate’s director … Continue reading

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How machine learning will affect future jobs

Computer scientists have created artificial-intelligence algorithms that are at least as good as trained humans at recognizing the signs of skin cancer or malaria, but does that mean your future physician will be a bot? Two experts on AI explain in the journal Science why … Continue reading

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Boeing-Embraer talks add a twist to trade battle

Boeing and Embraer, a Brazilian regional-jet manufacturer, today confirmed that they’re discussing a “potential combination” in the wake of a Wall Street Journal report suggesting that Boeing was looking into acquiring the company, Get the news brief on GeekWire.

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Boeing vs. Bombardier battle enters next phase

The U.S. Commerce Department says its tariffs on imported Canadian jets will add up to 292.21 percent, marking another escalation in a trade battle involving Boeing and Canada’s Bombardier. Get the news brief on GeekWire.

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