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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 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

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 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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Strategy Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has unveiled plans for a multi-million-euro investment in the company’s first ‘start-up garage’

Facebook to launch start-up incubator in world’s largest start-up campus

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has unveiled plans for a multi-million-euro investment in the company’s first ‘start-up garage’

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Technology The social media giant plans on winning over users in the developing world with lighter version of its popular messaging app

Facebook targets emerging markets with new Messenger Lite

The social media giant plans on winning over users in the developing world with lighter version of its popular messaging app

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Business Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan launch Chan Zuckerberg Science to “cure, prevent or manage all disease”

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative pledges $3bn to fight diseases

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan launch Chan Zuckerberg Science to “cure, prevent or manage all disease”

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Technology A SpaceX rocket carrying Facebook's first satellite exploded on the launch pad at Cape Canaveral yesterday

SpaceX explosion leaves Facebook satellite grounded

A SpaceX rocket carrying Facebook’s first satellite exploded on the launch pad at Cape Canaveral yesterday

Technology The social media giant has introduced a new range of reactions with which users can respond to posts

Facebook wants you to love, laugh, cry and get angry with new Reactions

The social media giant has introduced a new range of reactions with which users can respond to posts

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Technology Facebook's plan to provide free internet access to poor communities has been blocked by Indian regulators

India bans Facebook’s Free Basics

Facebook’s plan to provide free internet access to poor communities has been blocked by Indian regulators

Strategy The birth of his first child has inspired Facebook founder to give away his massive fortune

Zuckerberg gives away $45bn after daughter’s birth

The birth of his first child has inspired Facebook founder to give away his massive fortune

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Technology With tech companies growing at rapid rates, many commentators are worried the industry could be in line for a catastrophic fall – one comparable to the dotcom crash of 2000

Dotbomb: are tech investments about to destabilise the economy?

With tech companies growing at rapid rates, many commentators are worried the industry could be in line for a catastrophic fall – one comparable to the dotcom crash of 2000

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Technology Facebook has bolstered its online supremacy by offering businesses a tool to vastly improve their customer service capabilities

Facebook changes tack with Messenger for Business tool

Facebook has bolstered its online supremacy by offering businesses a tool to vastly improve their customer service capabilities

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