Substance Integrations: Maya
Allegorithmic have posted a tutorial on how to use Substance in Maya.
Siger Texmap - Scratches
Siger Studio have released a free texmap for 3ds Max that applies random scratches to the surface of objects.
Autodesk Buys Naiad - Latest Naiad Demo
Autodesk have annexed Exotic Matter's Naiad. Here's a demo of the final version of standalone Naiad.