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MediaCorp, one of Singapore's two largest media companies, has poured $40 million into Reebonz in a deal that values the designer brand flash-sales site at about $200 million. Pinterest announced two new features today that will help make the Web site more attractive to potential advertisers. Amid grumblings of a “general fatigue” when it comes to software-based startups, a potentially transformative technology called 3D printing is poised to reach critical mass and mainstream awareness. BrandYourself is expanding its efforts to take on the big names in the online reputation market (particularly Reputation. There is a misperception about the new Google Cloud Platform that the company put into general availability last week at Google I/O. It’s been a little over a year since Google started teasing something it called “Project Glass. Digital media company and ad sales platform Ziff Davis is expanding its network of properties even further with the purchase of NetShelter's display advertising business, a well-placed source has informed us. Lets say you've come up with a brilliant idea for some shiny new piece of hardware. You brush up your coding chops, scratch out a design, and set out to build a prototype. While it was missing the skydiving antics of last year’s event, Google’s I/O keynote last week wasn’t short on product launches. Joshua Pearce, PhD, is a researcher at Michigan Tech who rearches open source and low-impact solutions to engineering problems.