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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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Technology Mark Zuckerberg made clear augmented reality is the future of Facebook at the F8 developer conference, as the company faces ethical questions surrounding its service

Facebook uses F8 conference to unveil its augmented future

Mark Zuckerberg made clear augmented reality is the future of Facebook at the F8 developer conference, as the company faces ethical questions surrounding its service

Strategy As Germans head to the polls later this year, the government is cracking down on influential fake news

Germany takes aim at fake news and illegal content with €50m fines

As Germans head to the polls later this year, the government is cracking down on influential fake news

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

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

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

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