This Entrepreneur Wants Us to See and Record the World in a Whole New Way | Entrepreneur

I am Lawrence Greaves, co-founder and CEO at OPKIX. Created specifically for a social-first generation, our first of its kind OPKIXOne wearable camera boasts a uniquely compact size, and pairs with an integrated app that allows you to edit your footage with the addition of filters, music and AR, and share across your favorite social platforms.

What inspired you to develop it?

My business partner, Shahin Amirpour, came up with the original idea one day while snowboarding when he realized that there was a need to capture video content hands-free. I had a similar “a-ha” moment when my wife came to me and said, “If you could capture video of the kids without looking at them through the screen of your phone, it would be a game changer.” That’s when we knew we were really onto something.

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Rehab Centers and Social Media Marketing | Getentrepreneurial.com

The addiction rehab industry is quite competitive.  There are many rehab centers and millions of addicts.  Many people may not realize that they have options when it comes to addiction treatment care.  If you are in the treatment industry and are not satisfied with your client totals, you should know that social media may help.

You may need to drive more traffic to your addiction rehab website.  If you are unsatisfied with your profits or the amount of clients you are treating, consider learning more about social media marketing today.  You may learn marketing strategies to help you connect with the needs and emotions of potential clients.

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Transparent Wood Now Stores & Releases Heat | CoolBusinessIdeas.com

Three years ago, we heard how scientists from Sweden’s KTH Royal Institute of Technology had created transparent wood – it could serve as a cheaper alternative to the silica-based glass currently used in windows and solar cells. Now, the material is additionally able to store heat and later release it.

In order to produce the initial version of the transparent wood, a KTH team led by Prof. Lars Berglund started by chemically removing light-absorbing lignin from natural balsa wood fibers – lignin is one component of wood cell walls.

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Future violinists may be trained by AI | NewAtlas

If you’re training to be a concert violinist, you don’t want your technique to be merely “good enough.” A new computer system may soon be able to help, as it uses artificial intelligence (AI) to identify a user’s bow technique, and could perhaps even tell them how to improve their performance.

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Bluetooth Metal Detector | CoolBusinessIdeas.com

Although smartphones can perform many tasks on their own, they’re also able to make devices such as drones, robots and cameras cheaper and/or more capable by acting as their “brains.” One of the latest gadgets to receive such a treatment is the humble – and potentially treasure-finding – metal detector.

Presently the subject of a Kickstarter campaign, the Ukrainian/American-designed Air Metal Detector features a 9.5-inch (241-mm) submersible electromagnetic coil that is reportedly able to detect small metallic objects located up to 12 inches (305 mm) beneath the ground, or larger objects as far down as four feet (1.2 m). When such an item is detected, the Air Metal transmits a Bluetooth signal to the user’s Apple or Android smartphone, which is mounted on the handle.

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Sprint, T-Mobile merger ‘unlikely’ to be approved by DOJ: report | Mashable

Things aren’t looking good for the big merger between Sprint and T-Mobile.

The Department of Justice antitrust enforcement has informed Sprint and T-Mobile that the merger is “unlikely” to receive approval, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Speaking to sources familiar with the merger, the report states that the $26 billion deal is concerns from the Justice Department’s antitrust division over threats the merger poses to competition. Sprint and T-Mobile are the third and fourth biggest mobile carriers in the country.

Further complicating matters, several U.S. states are considering taking legal action against the two companies if the DOJ decides not to challenge the merger.

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Slowing US growth could be good for investors | CNN

The first report card of the year for the American economy is due on Friday. Hold tight.

Investors will be watching closely after worries about a global and US economic slowdown weighed on their minds at the start of the year.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta estimates 2.8% real GDP growth in January through March, while analysts polled by Refinitiv forecast an average of 1.9%. A weaker than expected GDP reading could pull stocks and other assets lower.

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How Is Decaf Coffee Made? | Live Science

The story of decaf coffee starts, improbably, with Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.

Goethe, who wrote the tragedy “Faust,” was one of Germany’s most famous authors, but he also dabbled in natural science. In 1819, Goethe saw the chemist Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge demonstrate how deadly nightshade extract could dilate a cat’s pupils. Impressed, Goethe gave Runge a small box of coffee beans from Greece and tasked the chemist with figuring out why the stuff kept him up at night.

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How to Use TikTok for Business | Business News Daily

If you’ve heard of TikTok, chances are you’ve got a teenager somewhere in your life.  The app, launched by Chinese company ByteDance in 2016, has been described as a mashup of Vine, Twitter, and Instagram, allowing its 500 million monthly users to create short-form, music-focused videos and edit them with lenses, filters, and AR features.

Originally known as Musical.ly, TikTok stepped neatly into the void left by Vine after its untimely departure in 2017 and has been steadily gaining the attention of young users and business owners alike ever since with its short, highly engaging content. Over 40% of the app’s users are between the ages of 10 and 19, making it a prime target for any brands seeking the elusive attention of Gen Z.

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How to Find Weight Loss Meal Plans That Work for You | Life Hack

Have you ever wondered why some people seem to be so successful in finding a diet that works for them? Meanwhile, you find it hard to stick to any one diet — Atkins, Paleo, Keto, vegan, vegetarian, high-carb, low carb, and, my goodness the list goes on and on…

If you can relate to that, then you are in the right place! I am here to show you not only which weight-loss meal plans work better, but also how to make those diets work for you!

I am going to take you through the steps that will guarantee you long-term success in finding a diet that is effective for you!

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