Meredith Bauer

Meredith Bauer is a freelance reporter in the San Francisco Bay Area. She earned her bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Florida and worked for the Florida Times-Union before relocating to California in 2015.

 

Twitter: @merebauer

Recent Articles By The Author

Why Mattel's Thingmaker 3-D Printer Could Be a Game Changer for Toy Industry

Why Mattel's Thingmaker 3-D Printer Could Be a Game Changer for Toy Industry

Mattel's new Thingmaker, to be released in October, could eventually change the way toys are made and distributed.

5 of the Weirdest Items You Can Get Delivered in the On-Demand Economy

5 of the Weirdest Items You Can Get Delivered in the On-Demand Economy

Fancy some quality time with a puppy or perhaps some high-quality medical marijuana? In today's world, you can just fire up your phone and order them up.

Here's How Facebook Will Make Money on WhatsApp Now That It's Free

Here's How Facebook Will Make Money on WhatsApp Now That It's Free

The popular messaging app just hit a billion users, but cutting subscription fees was a smart move for WhatsApp to continue to compete in the global messaging industry.

The Hottest Trend in 3D Printing Could Change the Way You Buy Running Shoes

The Hottest Trend in 3D Printing Could Change the Way You Buy Running Shoes

Companies such as Nike and New Balance are experimenting with 3D printing to make customized shoe parts, but the next step could eventually be printing entire shoes on demand.

Could Virtual Reality Change Education Forever?

Could Virtual Reality Change Education Forever?

Samsung's Gear VR and Google Cardboard may help virtual reality's fastest-moving applications become education.