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James is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of HicksNewMedia, a Digital Publishing and Technology Consulting team providing effective and relevant solutions to individuals and businesses looking to more effective utilize the social interweb. Follow him on Twitter and on Facebook.

CES 2017 – IoT


The Internet of Things (IoT) is helping sync our lives with the outside world. Interview 1: Christopher Allen of iDevices Interview 2: Gregoire Gerard of holi Interview 3: Daniel Thomas of Everykey Interview 4: Sameer Nayar of Cujo http://infotainmentnews.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/CES2017/CES2017_IOT.mp4 Source: Video | Image

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CES 2017 – Fitness, Health & Wearables


Xavier Abadie and Sophia Soule with SimforHealth, Sharlene Sternberg with Sensoria Inc., Jamie Kelly with Fitbit Inc., and Jeroen Tas with Philips share how the fitness and wearable industries are evolving and the latest trends emerging at CES that will impact how the world works out. http://infotainmentnews.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/CES2017/CES2017_wearables.mp4 Source: Image | Video

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CES 2017 – Talking Drones


Interviews about how drones and other unmanned aerial vehicles are revolutionizing the world with Frank Demartin of Yuneec USA Inc, Merlin Love of Powervision Robot Corp., Francis Bea of Zero Zero Robotics, and Omar Eleryan of Cleo Robotics Inc. http://infotainmentnews.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/CES2017/CES_2017_Drones.mp4 Source | Image

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Nominees for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award


The NFL announced today the 32 team nominees for the WALTER PAYTON NFL MAN OF THE YEAR AWARD PRESENTED BY NATIONWIDE. Representing the best of the NFL’s commitment to philanthropy and community impact, each of these players was selected as his team’s Man of the Year and is now eligible to win the national award. The Walter Payton NFL Man …

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Amazon Go

Amazon Go

Amazon Go is a new kind of store featuring the world’s most advanced shopping technology. No lines, no checkout – just grab and go! Quite literally the FUTURE of the consumer shopping experience – coming as soon as 2017

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Foot Darts

kick darts

You read that right – Foot Darts!! To play this the users set up a huge inflatable dartboard that’s covered with Velcro, soft balls will then be kicked. The score is determined by the position the ball lands on the board, like a regular darts game. A combination of football and darts make a great game for functions and outside …

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Starbucks Launches Alcoholic Coffee

espresso cloud ipa

Say hello to the Espresso Cloud IPA. Espresso is shaken over ice with orange pieces and a touch of sweet vanilla. Shaking the espresso produces a rich cloud of micro-foam with accents of citrus and vanilla. The foam is layered on top of a freshly poured IPA, and the beer is served with the cold-shaken espresso shot on the side. …

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Podcasts WORTH Listening To


Here is my definitive list of podcasts worthy of your time. I subscribe to them and listen weekly. Each podcast on this list gives the listener entertainment, education and insight. In other words their GOOD and are an effective usage of your valuable time. Check them out. If you have a podcast that you think should be on this list leave …

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Top Moments in Sports History


Sports represents many things to many different people. There are waves of positive and negative emotions that flood through fans following a spectacular play, an awesome series, or a long-standing rivalry. I wanted to capture THOSE greatest moments. Initially I wanted to capture the top 10 moments, but realized that would only be cheating YOU the reader – there are so …

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