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Database Issues on Tranquility Resolved; Tranquility Open

By Svarthol

Due to an issue with our database, we temporarily took down Tranquility and restarted it. We will continue to monitor the situation to ensure that Tranquility is stable before returning it to service. Update: Tranquility has been returned to service. We are currently monitoring the situation closely and will temporarily throttle logins to ensure that Tranquility's database is playing nicely.

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EVE Online Apocrypha 1.3 deployed Monday June 29, 2009

By Svarthol

The EVE Online Apocrypha 1.3 deployment has now been completed and Tranquility is open for business. This deployment focuses on improvements to the network stability of Tranquility, Tech 3 production, reverse engineering, starbase improvements and much more. Patch notes are available for review and we would encourage anyone who is experiencing any game play issues to submit a bug report and we will investigate the matter as soon as possible. A feedback thread and issues thread are also available...

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New Chronicle: Taught Thoughts

By Svarthol

They say that history is always written by the victor; sometimes it is also written by those who wish to be victorious. And when you are a Gallente teacher teaching Caldari history, sometimes it’s you who will lose in the end. "Taught Thoughts” is a new EVE Chronicle written by CCP Abraxas.

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KenZoku Retreat; Bloodraider Territories Conquered by GoonSwarm

By Svarthol

49-U6U, Querious - Following months of fighting, Delve War II (as it was known) has come to an end. SirMolle ordered a KenZoku retreat on the 16th June, abandoning its remaining systems and control towers in Delve and Querious and withdrawing, leaving the wealthy territories to GoonSwarm.The last KenZoku sovereign system, KY-I1L fell on the 18th, and sovereignty in the hotly fought-over system of 49-U6U was taken by GoonSwarm at noon on the 19th.The Northern Coalition's Southern Campaign Fleet C...

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Dynasty Banking Database Exposed - Teller Operations Disrupted

By Svarthol

Metropolis, Hek - Dynasty Banking [DB] may never recover from the security flaw that completely shut down teller activities earlier this month, sources within the bank confirmed.On June 14th, a critical vulnerability exposed Dynasty Banking's entire database for several hours.

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EVE Online Apocrypha 1.3 deployment Monday 29th June 2009

By Svarthol

EVE Online Apocrypha 1. 3 will be deployed during downtime on Monday, 29th June 2009 between 0800 and 1200 GMT. This latest patch in the Apocrypha series contains some fantastic changes for core memory and lag reduction on Tranquility. Tech 3 production and reverse engineering will be receiving a major boost in terms of increased radar sites in wormhole space, increased drop rates of Tech 3 datacores along with increasing the runs on the blueprints from reverse engineering jobs.

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First CSM-CCP Q&A Published

By Svarthol

We are pleased to announce the first ever Q&A the Council of Stellar Management has conducted with CCP. You can find the first Q&A here, and may discuss it with other capsuleers here.

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Hellcats: The Yarr Side Of New Eden's Female Capsuleers

By Svarthol

New Eden, Metropolis - Over the last year, a close-knit group of female capsuleers known as Hellcats has managed to carve its own ground among New Eden's outlaws.Hellcats are pirate pilots specializing in small roaming fleets and opportunity kills.

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EVE TV Announces Expert Team for Seventh Alliance Tournament

By Svarthol

After two weeks of applications, a day of voice interviews and a lot of debate among the EVE TVstaff, the team of player experts has now been decided upon. Returning as Lead Experts are Crovan and Kil2, veterans of the Sixth Tournament. Joining them for their first trip to the studio will be TeaDaze, Trzzbk and Ryas Nia! Congratulations to the new team who will be flying to CCP HQ in Reykjavík, Iceland for the Tournament final! Signups for the Tournament are due to open on 3 July 2009. Keep an e...

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Ethereal Dawn Loses Titan to a The Initiative Sub-Capital Fleet

By Svarthol

F9-FUV- Early this month, in what Ethereal Dawn [ED] titan pilot Killercorp of Bestpath Inc.[BPINC] describes as a "masterful piece of tactical work", a roaming The Initiative. [INIT.], gang successfully ambushed and destroyed his Erebus-class titan.The [INIT.] gang which numbered approximately sixty ships, sent a scouting force including a Helios-class covert operations frigate, into the F9-FUV system wherein two titans, an Erebus-class and Avatar-class were deployed and waiting to engage the b...

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Pod Pilot Generosity Alive and Well in Arnon

By Svarthol

Arnon - When a friend of Maruu Navorra, of Superior Mining and Logistics [HMMR], decided to retire from capsuleering, he gave Maruu an unexpected gift; three thousand assorted ships. As he had no immediate use for so many hulls, he could have sold them for a tidy profit.

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Atlas And Allies Continue Advance Into Red Alliance Space

By Svarthol

Insmother, 5C-RPA - Red Alliance's [RA] sovereign space has come under fire on several fronts. Capsuleers from Atlas, Veritas Immortalis, Cult of War, Aggression and Sc0rched Earth are now pushing inside southern Insmother while Ethereal Dawn and Intreprid Crossing are applying pressure from the north and the west.

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