Small Business Hires Are Up

For some time, financial experts have been predicting a surge in hiring among small businesses. Now it’s happening. As the demand for their products and services swell, the companies are leaving behind their post-recession caution and stepping up h … [Read more...]

Women Starting Businesses At Unmatched Growth Rate

From 1997 to 2014, the number of American businesses owned by women rose an amazing 68 percent, twice the rate of increase shown by their male counterparts, according to a study based on U. S. Census Bureau figures. Every day, about 1,288 … [Read more...]

Getting Your Small Business Out of the Starting Gate

The hardest part of starting any business is getting it up and running and out of the starting gate. Just the thought of that obstacle is enough to keep a lot of people from even trying in the first place. But there are ways that you can make your … [Read more...]

3D Printing, A Technology For Regular Folks?

Predictions that 3D printing is rapidly becoming a reality raise a lot of questions. Does that mean that a printer (or two or more) will join the standard computer in the majority of American homes? Or will the technology create industrial and … [Read more...]

3D Food Printers? Move Over Microwaves

Make room in your kitchen for a gizmo that prints food. Mind-boggling but true. The 3D printing technology is already developed and there are advance-guard food preparation models on the market, selling for $99 to $5,000. Here’s how it works: S … [Read more...]

Mink 3D Printer Produces Eye Shadows And Makeup

More and more people are looking for ways to make 3D printing pay. Grace Choi is one of those who has found a practical use for the technology. She invented Mink as a way to "print" makeup allowing users to pick designer colors from images. The Next … [Read more...]

Is There A 3D Printer In Your Future?

The impact of 3D printers, predicted by the industry to be huge, has stuttered a little, mostly due to patent/intellectual property issues, but be assured it's coming. The future almost certainly holds 3D applications that will affect individual … [Read more...]

3D Printing: What’s In The Future?

Ideas abound about possible applications of 3D printing: body replacement parts, building components, do-it-yourself cosmetics, jewelry, eyewear, wearing apparel, foods (how about broccoli shaped like a dinosaur for fussy toddlers?) etc. etc. You … [Read more...]