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Quantum Computers, 3D-Printed Livers, Expensive Hoodies: Dec. 30


Quantum Computers, 3D-Printed Livers, Expensive Hoodies: Dec. 30

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“The more people you put around a table, the harder it is to make really gutsy investments,” writes venture capitalist Fred Wilson. [AVC]

Canadian startup D-Wave claims to be building “quantum computers” that are orders of magnitude faster than anything we know today—but skeptics aren’t convinced. [VentureBeat]

Will 2014 be the year of the first 3D-printed organs? A San Diego startup plans to release bio-printed liver tissue for research purposes next year. [Computerworld]

Memo to marketers: Teens are “embarrassed to even be associated with” Facebook (FB) (in Europe, at least). [Guardian]

Watch: The maker of buzzy $89 American-made hoodies is having trouble keeping up with demand. [Bloomberg TV]

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Tozzi is a reporter for Bloomberg Businessweek in New York.

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