WiFi LED Light Bulb Soars on Kickstarter
News from CleanTechnica:

“Oh Kickstarter, is there anything you can’t do?”

Apparently not, given the supremely exciting level of participation in the Kickstarter effort for the LIFX, a WiFi-enabled, multi-colored, energy-efficient LED light bulb that you can control with your iPhone or Android phone.

As of writing this, there were 51 days to go on the project, and already 8,732 backers totalling a whopping $ 1,309,901.

The creators of the project were only hoping for $ 100,000.

Self-proclaimed as “the smartest light bulb you’ve ever experienced,” the LIFX is set to deliver you 25 years of lighting, reduce your energy costs, and give you the novelty — and most likely the functionality — of a light bulb you can control from your phone.

There is a sheer plethora of features that will be available if you install an LIFX in your home:

  • Control your lights from anywhere
  • Choose any brightness for a specific bulb, a room or your whole house
  • Create the colors to match any mood or decor
  • Get notifications such as Twitter, Facebook, Texts and more
  • Reduce your energy consumption and save money
  • Visualise your music with animated colors…………… continues on CleanTechnica

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‘Football terrorism’ hits Real Madrid fixture
News from Hindustan Times:

Spanish club Rayo Vallecano said Monday they were the victim of “football terrorism” after vandals cut the cables to stadium lights and forced a match with Real Madrid to be postponed.

The derby clash at Estadio de Vallecas in Madrid was scrapped on Sunday evening after the

blackout, leaving fans stranded outside, and the clubs agreed to try again at 7:45pm (1745 GMT) on Monday.

New kind of terror
“We suffered sabotage, an attack. We are facing a new kind of terrorism, football terrorism,” Rayo Vallecano chairman Raul Martin Presa told a news conference.

“We have never seen anything like this at a club.”

Rayo Vallecano, displaying photographs of the severed cables to journalists, said repairs were going well and lighting tests would be held shortly to confirm the game could go ahead.

“The 57 cables leading to the lights of one of the stands were cut and the 12 fuse boxes they come from were interfered with,” Rayo Vallecano managing director Luis Yanez said.

Police confirmed that the act was deliberate, the central government representative for the Madrid region, Cristina Cifuentes, told ABC Punto radio.

“Forensic police made a first inspection on Sunday evening… and they returned this morning,” she said. “It has apparently been confirmed that there was sabotage.”

Police were trying to lift finge…………… continues on Hindustan Times

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