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James Hicks

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.

The Science Behind Google

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Search engines were once sequestered to small networks. Today, search engines have evolved to locate relevant content within a much larger library. Anyone who wants to optimize a website for higher rankings needs to understand the science behind Google and other search engines. Consider this your Geek 101 lesson for the week. You’re welcome. UAB Master’s Degree in Management Information …

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X-Men: Apocalypse

X-Men: Apocalypse

Following the critically acclaimed global smash hit X-Men: Days of Future Past, director Bryan Singer returns with X-MEN: APOCALYPSE. Since the dawn of civilization, he was worshipped as a god. Apocalypse, the first and most powerful mutant from Marvel’s X-Men universe, amassed the powers of many other mutants, becoming immortal and invincible. Upon awakening after thousands of years, he is …

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Las Vegas Toasts Frank Sinatra in Honor of 100th Birthday Celebration

Frank Sinatra

This Saturday, Dec. 12 marks what would have been the 100th birthday of legendary performer Frank Sinatra. While it has been several decades since the man with the unmistakable blue eyes commanded the stage at iconic venues up and down the Las Vegas Strip, it is undeniable that his presence and impact are still felt. http://origin-qps.onstreammedia.com/origin/multivu_archive/MNR/7266356_Tina_Sinatra_1209.mp4 The momentous centennial celebration …

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Budgee Robot Now Shipping

Budgee Robot

Consumers throughout the world are excitedly receiving the initial shipments of the world’s first robot designed to operate within the family home, work and play environments. Five Elements Robotics announces the official launch of Budgee the Friendly Robot that Follows You and Carries Your Things. The concept for Budgee was born in 2013 when the company created their first prototype …

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Daily Sacrifice Of “Priceless” Selfies Is A #firstworldproblem

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A recent consumer study commissioned by Western Digital Corp. and conducted by research firm Vanson Bourne found that having to choose which photo or video to delete to free up storage space, and then regretting doing so, is a bona fide #firstworldproblem. The study, from a survey of 5,000 consumers across the UK, France, Germany and the United States, analyzes …

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Star Wars-themed Google Cardboard viewers available exclusively at Verizon stores today

Star Wars VR Viewers

Fans who are counting down the hours until the December 18 premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens may want to visit a Verizon store very soon. That’s because starting on Wednesday, December 2, custom Google Cardboard virtual reality viewers featuring Star Wars-themed designs are available exclusively at select Verizon stores around the U.S. Using these viewers, fans can experience …

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