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Will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas is a tech geek. He's also predicting what the future might look like thanks to the Internet of things -- the idea that networked objects, like your car and the road, will one day talk to each other. And Samsung has just set up shop in Silicon Valley with a new one million square foot space and a plan to innovate further into the hardware.  

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Samsung stakes a claim in Silicon Valley

Feb 6, 2013
The giant Korean manufacturing company will create a huge research center and venture capital fund in Silicon Valley.

Will.i.am on the Internet of things

Feb 6, 2013
Will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas is happy to admit he's a tech geek. The musician, producer, philanthropist now has the title Director of Creative Innovation at the chipmaker Intel.

Will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas is a tech geek. He’s also predicting what the future might look like thanks to the Internet of things — the idea that networked objects, like your car and the road, will one day talk to each other. And Samsung has just set up shop in Silicon Valley with a new one million square foot space and a plan to innovate further into the hardware.  

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