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Autodesk to Acquire Tinkercad


Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire
Tinkercad, an easy-to-use browser-based 3D design tool. The addition of
Tinkercad to Autodesk will help broaden the popular Autodesk 123D
family of apps and supports Autodesk's vision to help anybody
imagine, design and create anything. The acquisition will also revive
the Tinkercad service and community, despite a previously announced
shutdown by its founders and creators.

“We are excited to have reached an agreement with Autodesk that will
provide a solid home and bright future for Tinkercad,” said Kai Backman,
founder of Tinkercad. “We found in Autodesk a shared vision for
empowering students, makers and designers with accessible and easy to

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