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Xbox 360's Halo titles now compatible with Xbox One

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Halo fans with Xbox One will be happy to know they can play back through the Xbox 360 catalog of Halo titles on their consoles.While Halo: Reach was already backwards compatible with Xbox One, Microsoft has revealed that now Halo 3, Halo 3: ODST, Halo 4 and Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary are now compatible with the Xbox One and Xbox One S. They will also soon be playable on the Xbox One X console.All Xbox 360-era downloadable content for Halo titles is already available for free from the Xbox Store. If you own the games digitally, you can download any of them from the Xbox Store except for Combat Evolved Anniversary which requires a disc for the moment.Multiplayer between Xbox... Read the article
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Uber loses license to operate in London

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Ride-hailing service Uber will not be issued a new license to operate in the city of London after its current license expires on September 30.The decision was made by Transport for London (TfL) and affects over 40,000 Uber drivers and an estimated 3.5 million passengers. According to the TfL, the decision was made for public safety and security reasons. London mayor, Sadiq Khan, backed the decision publicly."I fully support TfL's decision - it would be wrong if TfL continued to license Uber if there is any way that this could pose a threat to Londoners' safety and security," Khan said.Uber said it will appeal the decision, and added that it signals to the world that London is far from being... Read the article
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Apple extends iTunes movie rentals to 48 hours

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It used to be that when you rented a movie from Apple's iTunes service, you'd have 24 hours to finish watching it. You could start streaming the rental within 30 days of purchase, of course. Just a couple of weeks after Apple made 4K an affordable op... Read the article
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A Brain Built From Atomic Switches Can Learn

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A tiny self-organized mesh full of artificial synapses recalls its experiences and can solve simple problems. Its inventors hope it points the way to devices that match the brain's energy-efficient computing prowess. Read the article
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What Urban Anchors Like Amazon And Google Owe Their Cities

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Corporations like Google and Amazon reap the spoils of winner-take-all urbanism. Here's how they can also bear greater responsibility. Read the article
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Tesla might build convenience stores at its charging stations

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Tesla plans to roll out more electric supercharging stations this year, especially in big cities, which should double the size of its network. But even with more places to juice up your Tesla, it still takes far longer to refill an EV than gassing up... Read the article
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Verizon will give rural customers more time to find new providers

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Recently, Verizon sent letters to around 8,500 customers living in rural areas that informed them their service would be cut off as of October 17th. Verizon claimed that those customers were using enough data while roaming outside of the Verizon netw... Read the article
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A Short History Of 'Dotard,' The Arcane Insult Kim Jong Un Used In His Threat Against Trump

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Merriam-Webster said "dotard" searches were "high as a kite," and the old word trended on Twitter. Read the article
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Emergency Telegraphs: Inside America’s Historic Fire & Police Call Boxes

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Before 911 (or even household telephones), roughly 500 American cities relied on specialized call boxes tied into police and fire stations for everything from officer check-ins to emergency reports. Read the article
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The Keepers Of The Canon

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How franchises like "Star Trek" maintain continuity in an age of ever-expanding fictional universes. Read the article

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