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France tests fingerprint payment technology, Amazon Publishing launches Jet City Comics and CollegeHumor releases feature length film, Coffee Town.

UK electronic retailer, Maplin, is the first chain store to sell 3D printers for domestic use. Dezeen

Nikon releases ID video, “Designs That Embody Our Dreams”, that takes a close look at their entire Industrial Design Department. Core77

Nordstrom, which has 4.5 million Pinterest users, might start using the social network to make their merchandising decisions. Business Insider

Beats Electronics new music subscription service called Daisy might launch with AT&T data plans to reach a big audience. CNET

France is testing out fingerprint payment technology. Fast Company

Zaha Hadid Architects buys London’s Design Museum’s Thames building to showcase architecture exhibitions. Dezeen

Apple is granted a patent for fusing touch screen capabilities to tactile controls such as knobs and sliders. Apple Insider

The World Bank is utilizing technology and open data to help eradicate poverty. The Next Web

Amazon publishing launches Jet City Comics, a new imprint that will publish original comics from George R. R Martin, Hugh Howey and Neal Stephenson. Business Wire

The popular video site, CollegeHumor, to release its self-produced feature length film, Coffee Town. Mashable

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