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Cray ARMs its Supercomputers for War, HPC Workloads

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Four to five years ago, it was common to see CEOs and companies confidently predicting ARM would have a significant slice of the server market in the not-too-distant future. This, needless to say, has not come to pass. Qualcomm recently launched its upcoming Falkor CPUs, but those parts haven’t had time yet to demonstrate any kind of competitive standing. Even if they play well, Qualcomm won’t hit the 15 percent of the market AMD’s then-CEO, ...

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Arms Update Out Now For Nintendo Switch, Here's Everything Included

Nintendo Switch‘s exclusive fighting game Arms has a new update out now. Version 3.2, announced last week, contains some new features, some balance changes, and more. Unfortunately, the character that many believed to be a new playable mecha version of Spring Man is not, in fact, a playable fighter. Instead, he’s a new boss character called Springtron who appears in the latter stages of Grand Prix if you don’t lose a match. Despite the lack of a new playable fighter, version 3.2 includes a fair amount of content. The Badge ...

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Cowboys, Cards lock arms before MNF game

9:05 PM ET Todd Archer Close ESPN Staff Writer Covered NFL since 1997, Cowboys since 2003 Previously covered Bengals and Dolphins Lives in Dallas area with his wife and two children Josh Weinfuss Close ESPN Staff Writer Covered the Cardinals since 2012 Graduate of Indiana University Member of Pro Football Writers of America GLENDALE, Ariz. — The Dallas Cowboys and Arizona Cardinals displayed unity Monday night before their game in an expression of displeasure with the recent comments made by President Donald Trump. As the Cardinals were introduced, Cowboys owner ...

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Drones destroy child's drawing in Banksy protest at UK arms fair

LONDON (Reuters) – Military drones destroy a child’s picture in British graffiti artist Banksy’s latest work, the highlight of an anti-war art show in London which protests against one of the world’s biggest arms fairs this week. “Civilian Drone Strike” depicts three drones flying above a framed picture of a simple line drawing of a house which has been blown up. A crudely drawn little girl and her family pet look on in horror. “Banksy is apparently offering a critique of the military industrial complex by deliberately destroying a rather ...

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Arms Update Out Now For Nintendo Switch, Here's What It Does

Nintendo’s Switch fighting game, Arms, has received a new update, and version 2.1 adds new training exercises and changes a bunch of fighters. There are also lots of balance changes not specific to any one fighter, such as the rush gauge filling slower when your attacks miss. In terms of specific tweaks, plenty of fighters and Arms have been buffed. Master Mummy and Mechanica now have faster movement, as do the Boomerang and Coolerang Arms. There also a few Arms that have been nerfed to some extent, such as Bubb ...

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UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia ruled lawful

UK government arms sales to Saudi Arabia are lawful, the High Court has ruled, after seeing secret evidence. The court rejected campaigners’ claims ministers were acting illegally by not suspending weapon sales to the kingdom, which is fighting a war in Yemen. The UN claims strikes on Houthi rebels caused thousands of civilian deaths. The government said defence exports would continue to be reviewed but the Campaign Against the Arms Trade said an appeal against the ruling was planned. The group had claimed the UK has contravened humanitarian law and ...

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Nintendo Switch Fighting Game Arms Playable Without Motion Controls

Arms, Nintendo’s new fighting game for the Switch, is playable with standard button controls, Nintendo has confirmed. The Joy-Con controllers’ motion options have dominated much of Arms’ marketing so far, but in a recent Nintendo Treehouse livestream, the platform-holder confirmed this isn’t the only way to play. “It’s important to point out that [we’ve] been playing with the Joy-Con–one in each hand–using motion controls,” explained Nintendo localization producer Morgan Ritchie. “But obviously if you’re a purist and you like button controls, [and] you’d rather use a more traditional controller, you ...

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