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Lone Star Loses Dock Security Contract
A recent raid on the docks of Cape Town has resulted in the security contract being cancelled with Lone Star. Knight Errant appears to be in talks with the dock’s management to provide security on the docks. Sources close to the dock have said that Lone Star was so under equipped to deal with the security that DocWagon had to take care of a situation that arose at the same time as the raid.
Fairlight Chipset Released for Civilian Use
Fairlight Incorporated has announced the release of the Fairlight chipset for commercial sale. The Fairlight chipset has been restricted to military sale only until this announcement. The Fairlight Caliban commlink will hit markets in the US and Japan retailing for 24,000 nuyen later this month. While the 8 core Fairlight Exclaibur cyberdeck is retailing for 3 million nuyen to licensed users and companies early next month.
This week’s results, as drawn by the computer on Thursday were 04-11-15-12-04-08 . The bonus number was 00. However, the Big Bucks Bonus Blow-Out drawing was cancelled for the sixth week in a row due to computer tampering.
CapeCon Nexus Buzz
The game nets are all a buzz about the recent Nexus LARP. The recent LARP was said to be the best in history with effects in the final showdown being the most realistic ever. Word is some of the biggest names in VR and AR are sending offers to co-sponsor next years Nexus LARP. In response to his loss in the CapeCon Nexus LARP, William Shatner has said that former Bollywood star Jaiyana Kumar-Singh orchestrated the Nexus LARP to be a Kobayashi Maru and that next year he would be ready.
New Trid SANAI
William Shatner has been offered a leading role in SANAI. The series follows a group of young NIA recruits; each has a specific reason for joining. Flashbacks detail their previous lives, while the recruits battle their way through training at the academy in Mafikeng. However, the series reveals in a flash forward twist that one of the recruits, upon graduating from the academy, will be suspected of masterminding the biggest terror attack on Johannesburg in known history.