Philips Hue now has a motion sensor that can turn on lights

Philips Hue has a new accessory that’ll make it even easier to automate the lighting in your home: a motion sensor. This is, of course, a very standard add-on for home lighting — which is what makes its addition to the Hue lineup so important. Hue hasn’t had any motion sensor options until now, so home owners who wanted to do motion sensing were either out of luck or stuck setting up a chain of third-party gadgets to get the same effect.

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Philips Hue lights now have greener greens

Philips Hue lights now have greener greensPhilips’ color-changing Hue bulbs have largely done a good job at producing rich and accurate colors. A new version of Philips’ A19 color-changing bulb is rolling out and it does a much better job at producing these two colors. While it’s hard to imagine wanting to use a bright green light very often, Philips has other reasons for wanting to improve its bulbs’ color range.

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Philips Hue motion sensor turns lights on for you

So you have your home all decked out with some sweet smart lights that you can control with your phone. Big deal. True convenience is when your lights turn on exactly when you need them to, without you even lifting a finger. And Philips' new motion s…

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Megaupload’s Dotcom argues extradition appeal should be live streamed

German tech entrepreneur Kim Dotcom appears in an Auckland courtBy Charlotte Greenfield WELLINGTON (Reuters) – An appeal by flamboyant German tech entrepreneur Kim Dotcom over a decision to extradite him to the United States began in New Zealand on Monday, with the Megaupload founder's legal team arguing the hearing should be live streamed on YouTube. The High Court hearing opened in Auckland nine months after a lower court ruled Dotcom could be sent to the United States to face copyright infringement and money-laundering charges over the operation of file-sharing website Megaupload. “US defends mass surveillance programs with 'If you have nothing to hide, you have nothing to fear' but opposes live streaming of my hearing,” Dotcom, who attended some of the hearing, said on Twitter.

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Illegal VMA stream gives Jill Stein an unexpected presidential boost from MTV awards

Illegal VMA stream gives Jill Stein an unexpected presidential boost from MTV awardsGoogle ranked Stein's site as the first and second hits for the search terms “VMA livestream,” “VMA live free,” and “VMA online stream” during the awards show on Sunday night, after a spammer posted a link to an illegal online broadcast of the MTV show on her community page. It's hard to work out exactly what combination of factors propelled this particular bit of spam to Google's first page, but it's simpler to see how it ended up on Stein's site in the first place.

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