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The Style Series: Gwen Jimmere is the first African American woman to hold a patent for a natural hair care product. Here’s how she launched her business with just $32.

In 2013, Gwen Jimmere‘s life completely changed. After leaving her abusive marriage, she became a single mother to her then 2-year-old son and says she was left with nearly nothing in her bank account. Realising that she needed to become financial stable, she decided to risk it all and take […]
The Style Series: Gwen Jimmere is the first African American woman to hold a patent for a natural hair care product. Here’s how she launched her business with just $32.
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Nintendo’s wildly popular Switch could be getting a bizarre VR headset

Nintendo has drawn up plans for an accessory that turns the Switch into a VR headset, a patent spotted by Let’s Go Digital shows. The design bears a striking resemblance to Nintendo’s cardboard “Labo” VR headset – but there’s one major difference: The material used. Unlike most VR headsets, this […]
Nintendo’s wildly popular Switch could be getting a bizarre VR headset
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Silicon Valley startups backed by celebrities like Bill Gates are using gene-editing tool Crispr to make meat without farms — and to disrupt a $200 billion industry

Silicon Valley startups backed by celebrities like Bill Gates are experimenting with the gene-editing technology Crispr to make lab-grown chicken, pork, and beef. Lab-grown meat, also called cultured or clean meat, is real meat brewed up using animal cells. So far, only prototypes exist. The idea is to move away […]
Silicon Valley startups backed by celebrities like Bill Gates are using gene-editing tool Crispr to make meat without farms — and to disrupt a $200 billion industry
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Walmart filed a patent application for a shopping cart that would track your stress levels as you’re shopping and alert employees if you’re internally freaking out

Walmart filed a patent application for a shopping cart that would track things such as shoppers’ heart rates and temperatures and how strongly they’re gripping the handle. According to the patent filing, the cart would use this data to figure out whether shoppers are stressed and when they might need […]
Walmart filed a patent application for a shopping cart that would track your stress levels as you’re shopping and alert employees if you’re internally freaking out
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Samsung wants to best Apple with a notch-free phone

In a patent application published Thursday, Samsung showed off what its Galaxy devices might look like if they had edge-to-edge displays. In the proposed design, Samsung would place sensors such as the front camera under small holes in the devices’ displays. The design would allow Samsung to avoid having to […]
Samsung wants to best Apple with a notch-free phone