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Nov. 22, 2013 9:00 am

Prince George’s 3D printing company moving to UMBC incubator [Links]

"Potomac Photonics focuses on digital manufacturing and it provides its customers with small hole drilling, laser micromachining, 3D printing and micromarking."

Tech firm moving to bwtech@UMBC after 29 years in Prince George’s [Baltimore Business Journal]: “Potomac Photonics focuses on digital manufacturing and it provides its customers with small hole drilling, laser micromachining, 3D printing and micromarking. The company started in Alexandria, Va., and relocated to Prince George’s County in 1984.”

Federal prosecutors say Ulbricht commissioned six murders for hire [Baltimore Sun]: “Ross Ulbricht commissioned no fewer than six murders for hire earlier this year to protect his position as the operator of the sprawling online drug market Silk Road, according to federal prosecutors.”

It’s not just nice to share. It could be the next big thing. [Bmore Media]: “While the sharing economy is exciting in terms of development and innovation, it has presented issues for regulators. Airbnb faces ongoing legal issues in New York, and the e-hail taxi alternative Uber very publicly battled the D.C. Taxicab Commission. Some Maryland officials contend that rideshare service Lyft and taxi alternative Uber are ignoring regulations that govern car-for-hire services.”

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Andrew Zaleski

Andrew Zaleski is a freelance journalist in Philadelphia and the former lead reporter for Technical.ly Baltimore. Before moving to Philadelphia in June 2014, he was a contributing writer to Baltimore City Paper and a Tech Check commentator for WYPR 88.1 FM, Baltimore city’s National Public Radio affiliate. He has written for The Atlantic, Outside, Richmond magazine, Washington City Paper, Baltimore magazine, Baltimore Style magazine, Next City, Grist.org, The Atlantic Cities, and elsewhere.

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