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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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Featured 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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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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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 Netflix gained seven million subscribers in the fourth quarter of 2016, riding on a wave of the 'big adoption' of internet TV

Netflix subscriptions soar as viewers move to internet TV

Netflix gained seven million subscribers in the fourth quarter of 2016, riding on a wave of the ‘big adoption’ of internet TV

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Business Amazon’s new Amazon Go store experience is simplifying shopping for tech-savvy, time-pressed shoppers

Amazon Go’s ‘just walk out’ principle redefines the physical shopping experience

Amazon’s new Amazon Go store experience is simplifying shopping for tech-savvy, time-pressed shoppers

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Technology The company has laid out plans for its drone delivery system, which could see packages delivered in less than 30 minutes

Amazon executive sheds light on drone delivery programme

The company has laid out plans for its drone delivery system, which could see packages delivered in less than 30 minutes

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Business The rise of sites offering piecemeal freelance work shows the growth of a new class who do not fit into the traditional categories of employment

Forget the cloud, use humans instead

The rise of sites offering piecemeal freelance work shows the growth of a new class who do not fit into the traditional categories of employment

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Business The world's largest online retailer is now offering interest-free loans. Competitors should worry about this threat to their high-end business

Amazon’s Pay Monthly service threatens retail competitors

The world’s largest online retailer is now offering interest-free loans. Competitors should worry about this threat to their high-end business

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Business Despite its continued dominance in the online retail space, Amazon makes an unexpected move to the physical world by opening its first bookshop

Amazon opens its first real store

Despite its continued dominance in the online retail space, Amazon makes an unexpected move to the physical world by opening its first bookshop

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Business Online retail giant in talks to buy some RadioShack stores, giving the firm its first physical presence on the high street

Amazon spots high street opportunity with RadioShack

Online retail giant in talks to buy some RadioShack stores, giving the firm its first physical presence on the high street

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Business The introduction of Steam’s new video streaming platform for gamers could pose a challenge to market leader Twitch

Steam challenges Twitch with new video streaming service

The introduction of Steam’s new video streaming platform for gamers could pose a challenge to market leader Twitch

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Technology Television is dead and the laptop’s the box they’re going to bury it in. Business models are shifting and new players are coming through as TV goes digital

How Netflix et al are killing off television as we know it

Television is dead and the laptop’s the box they’re going to bury it in. Business models are shifting and new players are coming through as TV goes digital

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