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Capsuleer Research Group Claims Discovery of Secret Research into Neural Implants

By Lina Ambre

Orvolle – Capsuleers of the Arataka Research Consortium [ARC] have claimed the discovery of a new form of neural implant technology in "a hidden laboratory complex in [Caldari] State territory", according to a recent posting on the Capsuleer GalNet channel "Intergalactic Summit". Capsuleer researchers from ARC have since reported success in reproducing and testing a "neural lace" technology codenamed "Blackglass" that is apparently capable of increasing the strength of network intrusion viruses...

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Arms Race Ensues as Rogue Swarm Alert Declared by DED after Widespread Eruptions of Drone Nests are Detected

By Lina Ambre

Yulai – A cluster-wide Rogue Swarm Alert has been declared by the DED, as the empires and independent capsuleers scramble to upgrade their capabilities in an arms race with hostile rogue drones. The Inner Circle's recent authorization of new Clone State Alpha capabilities was granted as a response to increasing pirate threats but its rollout over the last few days has proved very timely given this new rogue drone swarm breakout. Reports have reached the Scope that rogue drone outbreaks are bein...

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Project Discovery Phase One to be Celebrated with Monument at SOE Biological Research Center

By Ret Gloriaxx

Lanngisi, Metropolis Region – The SOE have announced that their planned monument to Project Discovery Phase One will be moved into position outside the Sisters of EVE Bureau in orbit of the second moon of Lanngisi III. The monument has been built into a new biological research center that will operate as an isolated substation of the SOE's facilities in their Lanngisi station. Sister Latimas of the SOE's Sanctuary research organization said, "We are very happy to be able to mark the vital work ...

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DED Monitoring Stations Warn of Increased Rogue Drone Activity; Possible Rogue Swarm Feared

By Lina Ambre

Yulai – CONCORD's Directive Enforcement Department has issued a notice that its monitoring stations set to watch the so-called "Drone Regions" and the major drone-infested deadspace pockets are seeing increased rogue drone activity. The Directive Intelligence Agency is assessing the rogue drone threat as "serious and rising". This warning comes only days after the CONCORD Assembly had a session on cluster-wide security threats at which discussion of emergent threats such as Drifters and rogue d...

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CONCORD Inner Circle Authorizes Extension of Clone State Alpha to Include Battleship Capability

By Alton Haveri

Yulai – CONCORD's Inner Circle has issued an authorization under emergency regulations of the Yulai Convention providing that all empire and independent capsuleers will benefit from an extension of Clone State Alpha to include basic support for the training and maintenance of battlecruisers and battleships. Under the new policy, clones set to Alpha state, as per default cloning contracts, will be supplied with sufficient quantum-entangled 4-Helium to maintain and utilize knowledge uptake to the...

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Increase in Pirate Raids and Presence of Blood Raider and Guristas Bases Raised in CONCORD Assembly

By Alton Haveri

Yulai – Rising levels of pirate raiding activity against empire resource fields have been brought up as an urgent matter of concern at the CONCORD Assembly by representatives from the four major empires. Questions were also asked about the presence of pirate "Forward Operating Bases" and intelligence assessments that the number of these bases could increase. Meeting at a special session of the CONCORD Assembly called to discuss cluster-wide security threats and response co-ordination, delegates...

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Monuments to Martyrs of the Amarr Empire Near Completion as Station Renovations Proceed Apace

By Zara Serir

Nererut, Domain Region – Amarr Constructions has announced that monuments to those martyred in attacks by Minmatar terrorists and in the Elder Fleet Invasion are almost completed. The corporation also announced that, while it had been contracted to build the monuments by the Emperor Family on behalf of Her Imperial Majesty Catiz I, all costs would be met by Amarr Constructions as a mark of respect to the fallen and the Empress. Amarr Constructions has been renovating many of the stations severe...

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Upwell Consortium Celebrates Refinery and Moon Drilling Tech Launch

By Lina Ambre

4C-B7X, Outer Ring – Upwell Consortium executives have been celebrating the successful launch to the capsuleer market of their new refinery and moon drilling technologies. Made available as blueprints through Upwell Consortium member corporations, the new technologies are anticipated to make their first appearance in capsuleer structures later this week. In the meantime, Upwell has made freely available an update to moon survey probe software that will improve the resolution of the deep penetra...

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Federation Delegation Meeting with Republic Fleet Ordnance Officials and Sanmatar's Military Council

By Lina Ambre

Matar, Pator System – A delegation from the Gallente Federation is to meet with counterparts in the Republic Fleet Ordnance hierarchy before discussing rising security threats affecting both nations with the Sanmatar's Military Council. Admiral Marin Opelle, head of the Federal Strategic Materiel organization, will meet with General Daviki Rafeyn of Republic Fleet Ordance for talks on sharing survey and extractive techniques data.

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Amarr Empire Looks Forward to First Jubilee of Coronation of Empress Catiz I

By Zara Serir

Amarr Prime – The first anniversary of the coronation of Empress Catiz I is to be celebrated in a Jubilee Week festival beginning Monday and culminating in a ritual renewal of vows of obedience to the Imperial Throne on Wednesday 27th. The Jubilee festivities will continue for the remainder of the week by order of Her Most Sublime and Imperial Majesty Catiz I, First Apostle of the True Faith and Sovereign Defender of the Imperial Rite. All Imperial subjects are commanded to make preparations fo...

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Mysterious Enclave Warzones Revealed by Agency Jobs on Behalf of "The Quartermaster" as Capsuleer Investigators Assess Threat

By Lina Ambre

YULAI – Widely distributed networks of enclaves believed by CONCORD to be associated with the Drifters and allied Sleeper drones have been revealed by a new job request promoted by "The Agency". Listed as a task requested by an individual known only as "The Quartermaster", the Agency job calls for capsuleers to enter "warzones" that appear to have been the scene of fighting between Drifters and parties unknown. The Scope's sources at the CONCORD Directive Intelligence Agency have indicated that...

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Caldari State Workers Union Day Celebrations Accompanied by State-Empire Trade Meeting

By Lina Ambre

New Caldari – As workers across the Caldari State are celebrating one of the few universal holidays mandated by the Caldari Executive Panel across all corporate territories and holdings, the State leadership is meeting with representatives of the Amarr Empire for talks on trade and inter-empire economic policy. The Caldari State 'Big 8' megacorp CEOs have convened for their yearly State Industrial Planning Summit with the attendance of guests from the Amarr Empire, including Royal Heirs Hamideh...

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Upwell Stock Rises on News of Successful Moon Mining Tests as KSE Closes Ahead of State Workers Union Day

By Yasda Hadoka

New Caldari – Upwell Consortium bonds on the Kimotoro Stock Exchange rose in price by several points on the Billion ISK Interstellar Trading index (BISKIT), with news of successful testing of new moon mining technology in the consortium's capsuleer-compatible virtuality over the past few days. The burst of trading in Upwell corporate bonds was the most significant activity in the period leading up to the KSE's annual closure for the weekend before Union Day on Monday.

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Eight Teams to Fight Out IGC's Alliance Tournament XV Finals Weekend

By Lina Ambre

YULAI – Alliance Tournament XV finals weekend will see eight capsuleer alliance teams fight it out for the coveted championship title and Serpentis-techology prize ships made available by CONCORD's Independent Gaming Commission. Ahead of the finals, fans across New Eden have been preparing and the gaming sector is anticipating a peak of betting activity this weekend.

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IGC's Alliance Tournament XV GalNet Casting Picked up by Empire Majors as Field Narrows

By Lina Ambre

YULAI – As the capsuleer Alliance Tournament XV enters its second phase of matches, CONCORD's Independent Gaming Commission will benefit from its coverage being picked up and cast by major GalNet content providers across the empires. With capsuleer combat tournaments long a favorite with planet-bound and space-colony populations alike, the well-regarded coverage provided during the first phase, in a collaboration between the IGC and capsuleer casters, has thrilled and excited audiences across N...

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Scope Network Ownership Formally Divests Capsuleer Job Brokering Business

By Celene Duponte

ORVOLLE – The Scope Network has announced the formal divestment of its capsuleer job brokering business, as part of a restructuring aimed at focusing on the news and entertainment side of its business, while complying with Gallente Federation and SCC regulations. It is understood that the move was personally ordered by Lous Chavol, founder of the Scope Network and trillionaire owner of Semiotique Superluminal, the Federation's largest FTL communications backbone provider. Reports of the Scope N...

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Republic Stands Still As Trillions Prepare For Liberation Day Celebrations

By Lina Ambre

PATOR - The Minmatar Republic stood still at noon today to mark the 139th anniversary of the successful Matari Rebellion against the Amarr Empire, which paved the way for the formation of the Republic more than a century ago. Seven minutes of silence - one to remember the lives lost from each of the seven Matari tribes - were observed starting at noon, in advance of celebrations that will begin across thousands of worlds in the Republic over the course of the next few hours. A national holiday ...

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Project Discovery Exoplanets to Launch for Stars Under CONCORD Oversight

By Lina Ambre

YULAI – Project Discovery, New Eden's capsuleer citizen science organization, is to launch its new exoplanets hunting program tomorrow, on the same day that its transfer to CONCORD oversight is officially completed. Operating under the guidance of CONCORD's Chief of Deep Space Research, Professor Michel Mayor, the new exoplanets hunting program is to offer its highest achievers access to CONCORD Aerospace's latest Pacifier frigate and Enforcer cruiser designs as a highly-attractive incentive fo...

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