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CSM5 Election - The results are in!

By CCP Diagoras
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CSM5 Elections - Results The elections for the fifth CSM have ended. This election saw a record turnout both in terms of numbers of votes and the proportion of eligible voters that chose to vote. This election was a tight race with some rather fierce campaigning going on.

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Courier Missions Revamp

By CCP Tallest
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Hello players. I am CCP Tallest, and this is a dev blog. TL;DR: We changed pickup locations, drop-off locations, and courier items in most of our basic courier missions. (Basic courier missions are the courier missions you get from a normal mission agent). The Extended Explanation For Tyrannis, we changed a bunch of basic courier missions, and I wanted to tell you why.

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Tyrannis API Improvements

By CCP Stillman
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Greetings! As you might know by now, in Tyrannis we are delivering a vastly improved contacts system and the new calendar. For these features, we will be providing a new set of APIs for you to consume in your own applications. Not only will we expose this new data to you, we have made some changes to existing APIs, and two Outpost related APIs have been added to help ease outpost management. While EVE Gate is a large step towards bringing EVE to you outside of the client by allowing you to consu...

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Tyrannis release delayed

By CCP t0rfifrans
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Esteemed capsuleers, We regret to inform you that deployment of our upcoming expansion Tyrannis has been pushed back by one week to May 26th, and that market seeding of Planetary Command Centers is pushed back to June 8th. In our regression testing, we have identified scalability issues with the Planetary Interaction feature, which led to code refactoring that then needed further testing before being launched to Tranquility.

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The Day the Items Disappeared

By CCP Red Button
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Sometimes things have a way of working out drastically different than you had planned. More specifically: sometimes all it takes is one line of code for things to go very wrong. Last Friday was a case in point. The 7-hour outage on Tranquility we experienced on Friday, May 7, 2010 is the longest unscheduled downtime EVE has had in over two years.

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EVE Gate: For those moments when your boss isn‘t looking!

By CCP Priya
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In September last year, in a devblog by CCP Caedmon, we introduced our plan to deliver the „EVE away from EVE“ web application in 2010. The team has been working tirelessly and has devoted themselves to overcoming the challenges of connecting the massive world of EVE with this new out of game web portal.

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Support for Support

By GM Spiral
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The game master program was started six months before the launch of EVE Online, and some of those game masters are still working the queues today. That is seven years of providing support to internet spaceship captains, pirates and virtual market moguls. In seven years a lot can change, particularly in the software business.

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