iControl, a Palo Alto-based startup, has unveiled ConnectedLife Energy Management, a proposal for a home security system that doubles as a way to automate home energy consumption management. The idea is to get broadband companies and other providers to either offer a standalone energy service, or one that’s combined with interactive home security products. Read more »
A 19-year-old New York man who was arrested for armed robbery has been exonerated thanks to a status update he posted on social networking site Facebook.
Rodney Bradford was arrested and held for 12 days in connection with an October 17 armed robbery of two people in the Brooklyn housing project where he lives, prosecutors said. Read more »
We’ve got our first look at Jay-Z, Rihanna and Kanye West’s Run This Town video, and wow, it’s a masterpiece. Not that I’d have expected anything less from this power trio, but this is a great video – many artists have stopped making great videos, since MTV pretty much stopped playing them long ago.Read the full story… »
The Chicago Air and Water Show 2009 is being held on Saturday, August 15 and Sunday, August 16. This is the largest free air and water show in America and has now been going on since 1959, but on a much smaller scale. This year is set to be a great event, which you can see from the performer’s itinerary below.Read the full story… »