Makerbot gives Refunds, Amazon buys PrintedSolid, Joel Telling gets CNN Show – 3D Printing News for April, 1st 2016


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Amazon.com buys Printedsolid.com for $100 million.

Jeff Bezos, CEO of AMAZON, introduces new Kindle Fire HD Family and Kindle Paper white during the AMAZON press conference on September 06, 2012 in Santa Monica, California. AFP PHOTO/JOE KLAMAR (Photo credit should read JOE KLAMAR/AFP/GettyImages)

Jeff Bezos, CEO of AMAZON, introduces new Kindle Fire HD Family and Kindle Paper white during the AMAZON press conference on September 06, 2012 in Santa Monica, California. AFP PHOTO/JOE KLAMAR (Photo credit should read JOE KLAMAR/AFP/GettyImages)

April 1, 2016 – Amazon.com, the leading e-commerce site bought family owned business printedsolid.com for $100 million. This surprising acquisition for a ridiculously absurd high price was justified by Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon.com “If the site aint mine, its CRAP! Shapeways.com you’re F#$king NEXT!” Matthew Gorton’s response to his sudden millions. “At first, I thought Bezos was crazy offering me $10 million for my little site, but he raised it to $100 million. So I just took the cash and said,”SUCKA!” Now I can live my dream of fulfilling my fantasy of betting a dollar by ruining someone’s life just like the Eddie Murphy classic “Trading Places”

 

 

Makerbot decides to give everyone refunds for sub par 3D Printers

April 1, 2016 – Makerbot a subsidiary of Stratasys decided to give everyone refunds to customers who bought their printers in the last two years. This surprise announcement is after Makerbot reported a 55% decrease in revenues. Their reason for the sudden refund “We made a lot of money at Makerbot, we lost perspective. Therefore, we want to apologize to our customer base by giving them a full refund and they can keep the machines. Its crap, REALLY!”

Joel Telling gets a CNN show, but it’s not about 3D Printing.

Joel Telling, popular youtuber for 3D printing  channel “3D Printing Nerd” (no relation to 3dprintnerd.com) just inked a deal with CNN for his own show. The surprise is that the show is not 3D printing based, but its a cooking show. Joel Telling states “I love 3D printing, but i’m really passionate about making kick ass souffles.”

 

April Fools Everyone!

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