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HPE is buying Cray for $1.3 billion

HPE announced it was buying Cray for $1.3 billion, giving it access to the company’s high-performance computing portfolio, and perhaps a foothold into quantum computing in the future. The purchase price was $35 a share, a $5.19 premium over yesterday’s close of $29.81 a share. Cray was founded in the 1970s and for a time represented the cutting edge of super computing in the United States, but times have changed, and as the market has shifted, a deal like this makes sense. Ray Wang, founder and principal analyst at Constellation…

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Fishermen face another quota cut, could hit lobster prices

A fishery management board is due to make a decision about the 2020 catch limits in early June. The options include maintaining this year’s levels or reducing them further, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has said in public documents. The agency wants to avoid overfishing at a time when a scientific assessment has shown a below-average number of young herring are joining the population. Scientists have said it’s not clear why that’s the case, but two possibilities they’ve cited are climate change and an abundance of predators. The lobster…

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Game Of Thrones Battle Of Winterfell Ignites Questions About Azor Ahai Prophecy

SPOILER WARNING. Game of Thrones Season 8 and its Battle of Winterfell kind of shattered the internet last night. It was complete utter madness. One wild plot twist in particular regarding Arya Stark and her moment with the Night King, has left the internet with all kinds of pressing questions regarding who Azor Ahai is. They spent so much time on building up the Prince Who Was Promised… If you’re looking for more Game of Thrones Season 8 content, check out all the best Twitter reactions to last night’s episode…

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Is the Samsung Galaxy Fold a bad omen for foldables?

I wrote a lot about the Galaxy Fold here. After a week with the device, I was left with mixed feelings independent of the whole ongoing display saga. The TLDR; of it is the story of a first-generation device that’s full of promise but still a bit clunky and prohibitively priced. Of course, the real reason we couldn’t possibly recommend the device is the high percentage of issues around the device. Samsung issued a handful of early units to reviewers and multiple devices returned with broken screens. Samsung was quick…

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A Nearly Mile-Wide Asteroid With Its Own Moon Hurtles Past Earth This Weekend

Together, the two space rocks are known as a binary asteroid system, meaning two asteroids that orbit each other. The binary asteroid, NBC News reports. “potentially hazardous,” scientists stress there is absolutely no danger of it hitting Earth. according to CBS News. The smaller rock is about a third of the size of its companion. University of Arizona planetary scientist Vishnu Reddy told NBC that the asteroid system will be “one of the closest binary flybys probably in recent history,” but that it still will be too far away to…

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Bali volcano: Flights canceled after Mount Agung erupts

(CNN)A volcanic eruption on the Indonesian island of Bali has resulted in the cancellation of some flights overnight, Reuters reports. Mount Agung, which stands at 3,031 metres (9944 feet) tall, has now erupted three times in May with six days between each eruption, according to the BNPB. The volcano’s alert level remains at level three — the second-highest level — and a 4 kilometer exclusion zone has been established. Nearby settlements are not at risk, the BNPB said. In 2017, authorities raised Mount Agung’s alert level to four, the highest…

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RTAG 1 TTCan Oculus Quest change the game for virtual reality? Titles like Beat Saber and Vader Immortal HTAG 1 TT Beat Saber ($ 30 ) HETAG 1 TT DTAG 3 TTRTAG 5 TT RTAG 7 TTIf there’s any Oculus Quest “killer app, ” Beat Saber RTAG 8 TTIt’s a rhythm game in the vein of Guitar Hero RTAG 9 TTIt’s a simple and immediately intuitive idea once you slide the Quest into place and start a song. It’s also quite challenging — and strenuous! — as you ramp up the difficulty. Not only is Beat Saber RTAG 10 TTI can’t recommend this one strongly enough. If you’re only getting one game for your Quest, Beat Saber HTAG 2 TT Space Pirate Trainer ($ 15 ) HETAG 2 TT DTAG 4 TTRTAG 11 TT RTAG 12 TTYou ever heard of a “bullet hell” game?( Sometimes they’re referred to as shoot ’em ups, or simply shmups .) I’m talking games like Defender , Ikaruga , and Ikari Warriors . Contra . Star Fox 64 RTAG 13 TT Space Pirate Trainer HTAG 3 TT Superhot VR ($ 25 ) HETAG 3 TT DTAG 5 TTRTAG 16 TT RTAG 17 TTEveryone remembers that one scene in The Matrix , the rooftop scene where Neo dodgings Agent gunfire bullet by bullet with a movie-star-cool limbo move. Superhot VR RTAG 18 TTIt runs like this: each brief stage cavities you against a small group of adversaries, armed and unarmed. When you move — specifically, when you move your hands holding each controller — hour flows. When your hands stop moving, period stops as well. Superhot RTAG 20 TTBest of all: Superhot HTAG 4 TT Moss ($ 30 ) HETAG 4 TT DTAG 6 TTRTAG 21 TT RTAG 22 TT Moss RTAG 24 TTAt its heart, Moss is an adventure game highlighted by leap and environmental puzzles with a side of combat. You control the little mouse immediately but also have a measure of control over the world around her. That’s a big piece of what stimulates Moss RTAG 25 TTIt all comes together as a very effective VR-friendly spin on a traditional game genre. Moss HTAG 5 TT Robo Recall ($ 30 ) HETAG 5 TT DTAG 7 TTRTAG 26 TT RTAG 28 TTThere are lots of VR shooting gallery-style games out there, but Robo Recall RTAG 31 TTThere’s no other route to say it: Robo Recall only feels HTAG 6 TT Vader Immortal – A Star Wars VR Series ($ 10 ) HETAG 6 TT DTAG 8 TTRTAG 32 TT RTAG 33 TTLet’s get the bad news out of the way up front: Vader Immortal RTAG 34 TTShort isn’t bad, though! For one, this is a full-fledged game. If you think you’re just going to sit there while Star Wars talks at you, you’re way off. Vader Immortal RTAG 35 TTDarth Vader is interested in you specifically for reasons that become clear over the course of the first episode. Most of it is set on the planet Mustafar — the lava world where Anakin Skywalker got skewered in Revenge of the Sith RTAG 36 TTThere’s more, too. Separate from the narrative mode is a lightsaber training arena. It’s only you, a lightsaber, and droids that want to ruin your day, spread across a good number of increasingly challenging levels. Luke and Vader might make it look easy, but deflecting laser blasts back at a target is hard! This mode helps you become a master. It’s also a freaking lightsaber training mode in VR OMG what more do you need to know ?? RTAG 37 TTIt’s Star Wars, people. Vader Immortal kicks off an episodic, story-driven adventure set between Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope Bank teller’s blunder causes reputation headache for handyman – CBC.ca

Bank teller’s mistake causes reputation headache for handyman CBC.ca Scott Belway, a Richmond handyman, says CIBC double-deposited cheques he had submitted from clients. Some suspected it was him causing damage to … Read more: www.cbc.ca

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Dr. Pepper’s Newest Flavor Will Remind You Of Those Blue Ice Pops You Ate Every Summer

Courtesy of Dr. Pepper What Does Dr. Pepper Dark Berry Taste Like? This Fruity Sip Will Make You Nostalgic By Amanda Fama a day ago In case you missed it, Dr. Pepper released a brand new limited-edition flavor on May 1. It’s called Dr. Pepper Dark Berry, and it’s a bit different than the soda you’re used to. If you haven’t tried the new flavor yet, you’re probably asking yourself, “What does Dr. Pepper Dark Berry taste like, anyway?” Let me put it this way: If you like berries, then…

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Mark Zuckerberg claims Facebook security efforts will suffer if company is broken up

Zuckerberg made the comment in response to co-founder Chris Hughes’ call to break up Facebook. According to Hughes, the Federal Trade Commission made a grave mistake in letting Facebook buy WhatsApp and Instagram, which helped the company gain control over the social networking market. Zuckerberg disagrees. During the press call, he pointed to competing products such as Apple’s iMessage, Snapchat, YouTube, Twitter, and TikTok, which many users rely on for messaging or social media. “The average person here uses seven or eight different services,” he said. “We are less than…

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The One Breakup Every Girl Needs to Have

ShareTweetPinterest Most of us have been through bad relationships. You know the kind I’m talking about. It’s the kind of relationship that doesn’t inspire you to grow as a person but actually makes you feel less. It’s the kind of awful influence on your life that hurts you in the long run. You feel comfortable with it, so you keep it around, even though you know it’s killing you. You just can’t let go. You get to a point where you don’t even know how. This type of relationship cripples…

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