Autodesk Fusion 360
Autodesk have announced that Fusion 360 will be free for existing Autodesk Product Design Suite subscribers.
Autodesk Buys Naiad - Latest Naiad Demo
Autodesk have annexed Exotic Matter's Naiad. Here's a demo of the final version of standalone Naiad.
Cobwebs - Free Script for 3ds Max
John Martini has created a free tool, Cobwebs, for 3ds Max, that makes suspending cables, cobwebs, wire bundles, etc.