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How do you carry your USB and charging cables? Gear Wraps are 3-D-printed spools designed to keep cables and earbuds wrapped tightly and easy to carry. Created by San Francisco-based industrial designer Eddie Licitra, these lightweight mini-spools are available at Shapeways, a 3-D printing marketplace, at prices ranging from $14.78 to $77.19, depending on the materials used. Do-it-yourselfers can print Gear Wraps using a MakerBot or other 3-D printer, according to Licitra's website.
Server Market SplitsvilleJust because the server market's in the doldrums doesn't mean innovation has ceased. Far from it -- server technology is enjoying the biggest renaissance since the dawn of x86 systems. But the primary driver is now service providers, not enterprises.
Top IT Trends to Watch in Financial ServicesIT pros at banks, investment houses, insurance companies, and other financial services organizations are focused on a range of issues, from peer-to-peer lending to cybersecurity to performance, agility, and compliance. It all matters.
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