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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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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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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

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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Business Intel CEO thanks Trump during announcement of $7bn investment plans to resume construction of Arizona factory

Intel reveals $7bn investment for Arizona factory in Oval Office

Intel CEO thanks Trump during announcement of $7bn investment plans to resume construction of Arizona factory

Business Smart TV maker Vizio will pay out $2.2m after it was caught collecting data on viewers without permission and selling information to third parties

Vizio caught spying on customers

Smart TV maker Vizio will pay out $2.2m after it was caught collecting data on viewers without permission and selling information to third parties

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Technology Uber is looking to develop its nascent flying car programme, known as Uber Elevate, through hiring talented engineers who share the company's vision

Uber hires NASA aircraft engineer to develop flying cars

Uber is looking to develop its nascent flying car programme, known as Uber Elevate, through hiring talented engineers who share the company’s vision

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Business Snap is set to stage one of the largest IPOs in recent years despite being yet to post a profit or launch a product on a large scale

Snap IPO set for photo finish

Snap is set to stage one of the largest IPOs in recent years despite being yet to post a profit or launch a product on a large scale

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Business Travis Kalanick has stepped down from President Trump’s economic advisory council after strong public backlash

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick quits Trump advisory council

Travis Kalanick has stepped down from President Trump’s economic advisory council after strong public backlash

Technology A US court determined that the Facebook-owned VR company, Oculus, unlawfully used another firm’s technology

Facebook to pay $500m in Oculus virtual reality lawsuit

A US court determined that the Facebook-owned VR company, Oculus, unlawfully used another firm’s technology

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Business The agreement between the two companies has the potential to be a template for future deals

Uber hitches a ride with Daimler

The agreement between the two companies has the potential to be a template for future deals

Energy The US Army has been ordered to allow work on the final section of the controversial Dakota Access oil pipeline

US Army to approve completion of Dakota Access Pipeline

The US Army has been ordered to allow work on the final section of the controversial Dakota Access oil pipeline

Energy Autonomous carmaker Tesla has officially launched a battery storage plant that could ensure renewables are used more efficiently

Tesla flips switch on grid storage

Autonomous carmaker Tesla has officially launched a battery storage plant that could ensure renewables are used more efficiently

Energy Anglo-Dutch energy giant Shell has agreed to sell its North Sea oil assets as it continues to reduce its $80bn debt pile

Chrysaor Shell out on North Sea assets

Anglo-Dutch energy giant Shell has agreed to sell its North Sea oil assets as it continues to reduce its $80bn debt pile

Business Despite its brands being dogged by the ongoing emissions scandal, VW has edged out Toyota to become the world’s biggest carmaker in a first for the company

VW races to the top of the global car market

Despite its brands being dogged by the ongoing emissions scandal, VW has edged out Toyota to become the world’s biggest carmaker in a first for the company

Business China’s Alibaba continues its overseas expansion with the purchase of money transfer network MoneyGram

Alibaba’s Ant Financial buys US-based MoneyGram for $880m

China’s Alibaba continues its overseas expansion with the purchase of money transfer network MoneyGram

Technology Chalk one more up to the robots as an AI system rakes in the cash from poker pros

Artificial intelligence finds a new game to beat humans at: poker

Chalk one more up to the robots as an AI system rakes in the cash from poker pros

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Technology Finally, 3D TV has met its end, with the last two manufacturers winding-up production in 2017

Sony and LG the last two to bid adieu to 3D TV

Finally, 3D TV has met its end, with the last two manufacturers winding-up production in 2017

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Energy Trump officially backs the development of oil pipelines, rolling back decisions by the Obama administration blocking the controversial projects

Donald Trump signs executive order to revive Keystone and Dakota Access pipelines

Trump officially backs the development of oil pipelines, rolling back decisions by the Obama administration blocking the controversial projects

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Business Yahoo’s long goodbye continues to drag on, with its sale to Verizon now delayed after massive account breaches and reports of an SEC investigation dog the company

Yahoo sale delayed, but still going ahead

Yahoo’s long goodbye continues to drag on, with its sale to Verizon now delayed after massive account breaches and reports of an SEC investigation dog the company

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