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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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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 Apple is the latest backer to join the SoftBank Vision Fund, which plans to invest $100bn in tech companies worldwide

Apple to invest $1bn in SoftBank’s tech fund

Apple is the latest backer to join the SoftBank Vision Fund, which plans to invest $100bn in tech companies worldwide

Business Apple’s iPhone sales have proven better than analysts predicted, but the company’s best seller is still on the decline in terms of demand

iPhone sales very slightly defy predictions

Apple’s iPhone sales have proven better than analysts predicted, but the company’s best seller is still on the decline in terms of demand

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Technology The smartwatch maker that popularised wearables is cutting back its workforce as the industry appears to be on unsteady ground

Pebble cuts 25 percent of staff

The smartwatch maker that popularised wearables is cutting back its workforce as the industry appears to be on unsteady ground

Technology Tech giants, law professors and NGOs support Apple in its fight against the FBI over the right to privacy

Tech companies back Apple’s battle against the FBI

Tech giants, law professors and NGOs support Apple in its fight against the FBI over the right to privacy

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Technology Regulation has always struggled to keep pace with technology. Here are five of the biggest clashes between lawmen and innovators

Five times technology clashed with the law

Regulation has always struggled to keep pace with technology. Here are five of the biggest clashes between lawmen and innovators

Mobile World Congress 2016 Having opposed a court order to unlock the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino shooters, Apple continues its battle with the FBI

Apple is battling the FBI to protect privacy

Having opposed a court order to unlock the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino shooters, Apple continues its battle with the FBI

Strategy Apple contributed to a resurgent bond market this week with the announcement it would sell up to $12bn in corporate bonds

Apple issues $12bn worth of bonds

Apple contributed to a resurgent bond market this week with the announcement it would sell up to $12bn in corporate bonds

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Technology The next iPhone might do away with the 3.5mm audio jack. Take note: Apple has a track record as the first to throw out dated standards

Apple may ditch the audio jack – and you should pay attention

The next iPhone might do away with the 3.5mm audio jack. Take note: Apple has a track record as the first to throw out dated standards

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Business Some fear the iPhone has had its day, with growth in sales at its slowest since the smartphone's launch and revenue likely to fall as well

iPhone sales growth slowest since launch

Some fear the iPhone has had its day, with growth in sales at its slowest since the smartphone’s launch and revenue likely to fall as well

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Strategy With a major update for its TV, Apple is making a big push into the console gaming market for the first time since its ill-fated Pippin

Games on Apple TV? Reminds me of the Pippin

With a major update for its TV, Apple is making a big push into the console gaming market for the first time since its ill-fated Pippin

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Technology Apple has been tight-lipped about whether it is working on an electric car, but the CEO of Tesla Motors says the plan is an “open secret”

Apple working on electric car, says Elon Musk

Apple has been tight-lipped about whether it is working on an electric car, but the CEO of Tesla Motors says the plan is an “open secret”

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