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Boffins probe hot star’s ring that’s 200 times BIGGER than SATURN’S
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Makes our nearby gas giant look like a two-bit show Pics  The first planetary ring system outside of our Solar System has been spotted and it’s massive – in fact, it’s 120 million kilometers in diameter.…

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Friends Don't Let Friends Raise Money Alone | Nonprofit …
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Friends-asking-friends (or peer-to-peer, or social network) fundraising has been around a long time, but it's never been easier thanks to technology. Our DonorPages product lets nonprofits set up individual or team pages for your events.

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Startup's free software taps old gadgets to monitor your home
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Many home-monitoring video services have a slight lag between the time an action is happening and when it's broadcast to your phone or computer because they use Netflix-style buffering technology. Perch uses technology akin to a persistent video chat …

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Cash has its chips as we all go mobile or 'contactless' – The …
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Ping over a payment or wave a card. We are all embracing the new technology and it's set to rise. … “You Ping the money to one person and they can pay the bill right away,” she said. Ridgeway is just one of many Britons …

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Be a Fashionable MacGyver With a Multi-Tool Hidden in Your Belt Buckle
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They say the best camera is the one you have with you, but the same must go for tools. What’s the point of filling a home workshop full of expensive equipment when it’s all but useless when you walk out the door every morning? SOG’s new multi-tool belt buckles are like having an always-accessible toolbox […]

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Finance Tech: Is Money Dashboard the future of financial …
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Money Dashboard races onto iOS and Android in an attempt to sort out your budget. According to research carried out, most Brits feel the most embarrassing place to find your bank balance empty is the checkout, followed by …

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Congress Celebrates Snowden Release by Accusing NSA Whistleblower of Invading Privacy
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This week, Oliver Stone and the kid from 3rd Rock from the Sun plan to bring the story of NSA leaker Edward Snowden to a wider audience with the release of Snowden, their new You’ve Got Mail remake . Sadly, Congress has yet to issue an official review of the movie, but the House intelligence […]

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For £70,000, You Might Be Able to Own an Enigma
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In 2007, we mentioned the eBay sale of an Enigma machine; now, The Guardian reports that another one is to be auctioned off next week, with an expected selling price of about £70,000 (at this writing, that’s about $108,000 dollars). According to the article, “The machine being offered for sale, which dates from 1943 and […]

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Video: Sony lets Ars loose on PlayStation’s E3 games and developers
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Ars plays games and talks to their devs at a PlayStation media mixer. Video shot by Anthony Falleroni. (video link) LOS ANGELES—Ahead of PlayStation’s Monday press conference, Ars Technica attended a media-exclusive mixer full of playable new PS4 and PSVR video games. Since many of them had their developers standing nearby, we grabbed cameras and microphones […]

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