Sketchfab’s $2 Million Funding Should Mean Lots More Fun 3-D Renderings of New Tech Gear

The company hopes to use the funding to reach its dream of being the YouTube of 3-D renderings.
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Norad Santa-Tracker Is Now 3-D, Touch-Enabled and Claymationized, Courtesy of Microsoft

Since 1955, children of all ages have tracked Santa’s global route with the help of Norad’s radar, satellites and jet fighters.
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AllThingsD Week In Review: AppSung 2, Internet Funneling and Inside Microsoft’s CEO Search

The Top 10 stories that powered AllThingsD this week, in one convenient post.
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Lytro Adds 3-D Viewing Capability to Its Living Images, Apple Online Store as Distributor

Lytro has been showing off 3-D as a potential feature since it first unveiled its technology more than two years ago.
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Startup Looks to Bring Kinect-Like Camera to the iPad (Video)

Occipital, a company best known for an app that lets users take panoramic photos from their phone, is looking to get into hardware with the Structure Sensor 3-D camera.
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Maker of 3-D Printed Guns Speaks Out at SXSW: They’re Real, and They’re Not Going Away

3-D-printed guns weren’t a hot topic at SXSW — until today.
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Heads Turn as Microsoft Shows Off 3-D Scanning Techniques

The software giant demonstrates three different means of capturing a fully three-dimensional scan: A simple smartphone app, the depth-sensing Kinect sensor and a more elaborate camera array.
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This Year You Don’t Have to Work at Microsoft to Get Steven Sinofsky’s Take on CES

The former Windows boss just published his trip report for CES, offering his observations on what was hot — and not — at the just-concluded trade show.
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Oculus Rift Virtual-Reality Headset Puts You Right in the Game

Finally, after five days at CES, some mind-blowing tech.
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CES Hangover: What You Might Have Missed