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Soap Opera: A Confessional on Indiegogo Home Automation Project

By Julie Jacobson · February 1, 2015 • 'Comeback kid' Alex Jones bares soul: from drug addiction, bankruptcy, fleeing the country and recovery to three-time crowd-funding "success" with Soap Home Automation router.

Indiegogo Slips up on Soap Home Automation, But ...

By Julie Jacobson · January 23, 2015 • Indiegogo allows Soap Inc. to launch a third campaign, even though founder Alex Jones declared bankruptcy after original Kickstarter campaign.

Both Owners of Indiegogo-Funded Soap Filed for Bankruptcy Recently

By Julie Jacobson · January 21, 2015 • Soap Inc., the crowd-funded would-be maker of smart home automation routers, is looking more like an outright scam; founders Brandon Jones and Alex Jones have questionable pasts.

Exclusive on Soap Home Automation: A Gutsy 3rd Crowd-Funding Campaign

By Julie Jacobson · January 21, 2015 • After raising $300k on Kickstarter and Indiegogo, Soap goes for third campaign, raising money to fulfill back-orders for home automation routers; CE Pro talks to Soap Inc. board member Chris Lundwall.

Scandal-Plagued Soap Switches Gears, Initiates Ponzi-Like Scheme

By Julie Jacobson · January 13, 2015 • Soap, the would-be maker of a smart router with ZigBee, Z-Wave and other home automation goodies, is abandoning hardware for software, launching new campaign on Indiegogo.

Here it is: Soap Home Automation Router at CES 2015

By Julie Jacobson · January 8, 2015 • Still think the crowdfunded Soap home automation router is a scam? We've got pics from CES 2015.

Scandal, Delay, Fresh Faces: 3 Smart Routers + Home Automation at CES 2015

By Julie Jacobson · January 3, 2015 • Scandal-ridden Soap, tardy Securifi Almond+ and brand new Amped TAP-R2 promise to deliver smarter routers for the smart home.

HTSA Announces Winners of 2014 Vendor Awards

By CE Pro Editors · October 24, 2014 • Sony named Vendor of the Year in 2014 HTSA Awards, Keith Haas of Integra honored as Person of the Year.

The Real Scammer: The Guy Who Cried ‘Scam’ on Soap Home Automation

By Julie Jacobson · March 11, 2014 • Some anonymous guy calling himself Saironek on Reddit says Kickstarter home automation darling Soap is a scam. His ‘evidence’ is silly, Soap is legit, and we think we have the clown’s real name.