Fed2 Star - the newsletter for the space trading game Federation 2

The weekly newsletter for Fed2
by ibgames

EARTHDATE: March 18, 2018

Fed2 Star Index

In this week’s Fed2 Star: buy extra planets for your star system, keep your emails out of our spam trap, nickname given to the Kuiper Belt object New Horizons will be visiting, don’t bother to pay ransom if you get hit by ransomware, false news is much more effective at travelling round the net that real news, a burger flipping robot, a wolf robot, an idiot criminal who ruined his wife’s night out, and a graphic showing what you can see in the sky in the next few months. Plus Winding Down, the tech newsletter from Alan.

Official News

You can now have more than six planets – at a price

Remember to use the code word in emails

Real life news: New Horizons’ target gets a nickname

Real life news: if you are hit by ransomware, paying the ransom probably won’t get you your files back

Real life news: false news spreads much faster than the truth

Robot of the week part I: burger flipper

Robot of the week part II: super monster wolf

Dumb criminal of the week: bomb hoax to stop wife’s night out

Picture of the week: astronomy highlights of the next few months

Winding Down