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Nuclear waste will remain a deadly threat for hundreds of thousands of years. Despite having decades of hazardous waste in temporary storage, the world is only now finalising plans for long-term containment

Onkalo aims to solve the 100,000-year problem of nuclear waste storage

Nuclear waste will remain a deadly threat for hundreds of thousands of years. Despite having decades of hazardous waste in temporary storage, the world is only now finalising plans for long-term containment

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Social network Twitter is looking enhance its revenue stream amid stiff competition from rival social network sites
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Twitter considers paid membership service

Social network Twitter is looking enhance its revenue stream amid stiff competition from rival social network sites

Technology In a bid to integrate the Internet of Things into smart buildings, Huawei has renewed its links to Honeywell at the world's largest tech fair - CeBIT 2017

Huawei brings IoT to smart city plans

In a bid to integrate the Internet of Things into smart buildings, Huawei has renewed its links to Honeywell at the world’s largest tech fair – CeBIT 2017

Strategy Airbnb has moved to seize a slice of China’s sharing economy, rebranding itself as 'Aibiying' to appeal to local customers

Airbnb becomes latest Silicon Valley titan to take on China

Airbnb has moved to seize a slice of China’s sharing economy, rebranding itself as ‘Aibiying’ to appeal to local customers

Strategy Several high-profile companies have pulled ads from YouTube, forcing Google to reconsider who is responsible for what is uploaded

YouTube faces an advertiser exodus over extremist materials

Several high-profile companies have pulled ads from YouTube, forcing Google to reconsider who is responsible for what is uploaded

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Business Vodafone India has announced that it is to merge with Idea, creating the country’s largest telecoms operator

Vodafone’s Indian unit announces merger in wake of price war

Vodafone India has announced that it is to merge with Idea, creating the country’s largest telecoms operator

Business Amid financial turmoil, the announcement of a $6bn loss from its US nuclear project has forced Toshiba to step up existing selloffs to avoid a bailout

Toshiba to sell Westinghouse after $6bn loss

Amid financial turmoil, the announcement of a $6bn loss from its US nuclear project has forced Toshiba to step up existing selloffs to avoid a bailout

Business By unveiling plans to acquire autonomous car technology firm Mobileye, Intel is staking an aggressive claim to the market for self-driving rides

Intel acquires Mobileye for $15bn

By unveiling plans to acquire autonomous car technology firm Mobileye, Intel is staking an aggressive claim to the market for self-driving rides

Business Snap achieves the third biggest tech IPO of all time with $24bn valuation

IPO values Snap at $24bn

Snap achieves the third biggest tech IPO of all time with $24bn valuation

Business Online video giant YouTube is taking on traditional cable TV companies with its $35-a-month subscription service

YouTube launches its own TV service

Online video giant YouTube is taking on traditional cable TV companies with its $35-a-month subscription service

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Strategy After reports of sexism, harassment and bias, Uber is facing a moment of truth. CEO Travis Kalanick must lead from the front, or risk tacitly endorsing negative behaviour

Is sexism endemic in Silicon Valley, or is Uber’s culture an extreme example?

After reports of sexism, harassment and bias, Uber is facing a moment of truth. CEO Travis Kalanick must lead from the front, or risk tacitly endorsing negative behaviour

Business South Korean special prosecutors have charged the Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman with bribery and embezzlement

Samsung heir formally indicted in South Korean bribery scandal

South Korean special prosecutors have charged the Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman with bribery and embezzlement

Business The phones at this year’s MWC have taken cues from the past, as rivals look to capitalise on Samsung’s recent weakness

Mobile World Congress goes back to the future as old becomes new

The phones at this year’s MWC have taken cues from the past, as rivals look to capitalise on Samsung’s recent weakness

Business Uber has been accused of stealing trade secrets and technology from Google’s Waymo self-driving car division

Google sues Uber in self-driving car dispute

Uber has been accused of stealing trade secrets and technology from Google’s Waymo self-driving car division

Technology In a vastly different approach to competitors, UPS is looking at how drones can support its drivers instead of replacing them

UPS debuts drone-launching truck

In a vastly different approach to competitors, UPS is looking at how drones can support its drivers instead of replacing them

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Technology Instant messaging app Whatsapp has introduced a new time-limited content sharing feature in an obvious attempt to compete with Snapchat

Facebook fires up Snapchat rivalry with new ‘status’ feature on Whatsapp

Instant messaging app Whatsapp has introduced a new time-limited content sharing feature in an obvious attempt to compete with Snapchat

Business The future of internet retailers looks a lot like the past, with Alibaba joining Amazon in the move from online shopping to physical locations

Alibaba sets up shop in the physical realm

The future of internet retailers looks a lot like the past, with Alibaba joining Amazon in the move from online shopping to physical locations

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Business The man behind Tesla, SpaceX and the Hyperloop has shed some light on his new endeavour: a tunnelling company

Boring Elon Musk digs deep

The man behind Tesla, SpaceX and the Hyperloop has shed some light on his new endeavour: a tunnelling company

Business London-based investment firm Atomico has now raised a total of $1.5bn in funding, somewhat allaying fears of a post-Brexit slowdown in the tech sector

Atomico raises $765m to invest in European tech start-ups

London-based investment firm Atomico has now raised a total of $1.5bn in funding, somewhat allaying fears of a post-Brexit slowdown in the tech sector

Business Nikon, the world's second-largest manufacturer of professional cameras, has announced an 'extraordinary loss' of $260m for the last nine months of 2016

Nikon announces ‘extraordinary loss’ and kills off planned mirrorless line

Nikon, the world’s second-largest manufacturer of professional cameras, has announced an ‘extraordinary loss’ of $260m for the last nine months of 2016

Technology Responding to consumer trends, Facebook's new video features will bring the company one step closer to challenging YouTube's dominance

Facebook ups its game with new video app and features

Responding to consumer trends, Facebook’s new video features will bring the company one step closer to challenging YouTube’s dominance

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Technology Amazon is attempting to take on Skype for Business with Chime, its latest corporate-focused offering

Amazon launches innovative virtual conference service Chime

Amazon is attempting to take on Skype for Business with Chime, its latest corporate-focused offering

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