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Will I Am gets $117m to take on Alexa, Siri and Google Assistant

News that Will I Am’s tech startup I.am+ is making a voice assistant to rival Amazon’s Alexa, Apple’s Siri and Google Assistant may not have investors running to sell shares in the three tech-giants. After all, the...
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Will.I.Am’s new smartwatch will come with music

It’s fair to say that critical reactions to Will.I.Am’s first smartwatch Puls weren’t hugely positive. The musician hasn’t been put off developing another though: his new model is called “The Dial”, and will...
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will.i.am does something with cars for some reason

Leather glove apologist will.i.am is well known for his huge love of both technology and being ridiculous. Beautifully he has married both of these interests together in a great piece of #marketing and #content for the Lexus...
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Is Will.i.am’s new Puls smartwatch any good? The Verge says… no

Will.i.am is very excited about his new Puls smartwatch, but will gadget buyers be as enthusiastic? One of the first technology sites to review the device, The Verge, is distinctly unimpressed. “I got a chance to use an...
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Will.I.Am’s smartwatch isn’t a smartwatch: it’s a ‘cuff’ called Puls

We’ve been catching glimpses of Will.I.Am‘s smartwatch for some time now: he cheekily showed it off on The Voice UK earlier in the year, for example, despite the BBC’s rules on product placement. Its official...
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Will.I.Am set to unveil his music-playing smartwatch

Will.I.Am’s last venture into hardware was an easily-forgettable iPhone camera accessory, but now he’s coming back with something more interesting: a smartwatch. It’ll be unveiled on Thursday in San Francisco –...
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Will.I.Am raises prospect of releasing albums exclusively on Beats Music

He may not have cashed in to the extent that Dr Dre did, but musician Will.I.Am also had a stake in Beats Electronics from its early days, so is benefitting from its sale to Apple. In an interview with Billboard he says...
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Will.i.am says his smartwatch is real and is coming soon

It is not just Imogen Heap pushing wearable tech. Now Will.i.am – the Thomas Edison of talking over vaguely electro pop singles – says that his proposed new smartwatch is not only real but it will be available in a matter...
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Will.I.Am working with Maker Studios on new YouTube videos

The latest musician to team up with a multi-channel network (MCN) is Will.I.Am, who's working with one of the bigger YouTube networks out there: Maker Studios.
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Will.I.Am: ‘The state of the music industry is delusional!’

Bagging Will.I.Am for a Midem keynote was a coup, even if the chosen delivery method – a Skype video-call – had its downside in occasional audio glitches.
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Will.I.Am: ‘The state of the music industry is delusional’ (#midem)

As closing speakers for the first day of a conference go, Will.I.Am is one of the better choices. You might like his music, you might not like his music, but you can't deny that he's fizzing with ideas about music and technology. The...
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Will.I.Am is new ‘chief creative officer’ for 3D printing firm 3D Systems

Alicia Keys' stint as BlackBerry's 'global creative director' recently came to an end