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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

Social network participation among Fortune 500 CEOs Positive trends point to a US embrace of solar power

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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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Featured After exhaustive investigations, Samsung has finally explained the reason for the explosive failure of the Galaxy Note 7

Samsung reveals cause of Galaxy Note 7 explosions

After exhaustive investigations, Samsung has finally explained the reason for the explosive failure of the Galaxy Note 7

Business Uber has settled with the FTC after advertisements on Craigslist claimed drivers would earn as much as $25 per hour working for the service

Uber to pay out $20m after misleading drivers in the US

Uber has settled with the FTC after advertisements on Craigslist claimed drivers would earn as much as $25 per hour working for the service

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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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Featured 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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Business Using figures from the WEF’s The Future of Manufacturing report, we look at the key ways in which the sector will change in the coming years

The future of manufacturing in five points

Using figures from the WEF’s The Future of Manufacturing report, we look at the key ways in which the sector will change in the coming years

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Energy Bank of America has warned that crude oil prices could drop to $50 per barrel as a result of OPEC’s decision not to reduce production

Bank of America issues oil price warning

Bank of America has warned that crude oil prices could drop to $50 per barrel as a result of OPEC’s decision not to reduce production

Business Tax inversion carried out by US companies will cost the government double the amount in 2014 in lost tax revenue

Inversions will cost the US taxpayer $2.2bn in 2015

Tax inversion carried out by US companies will cost the government double the amount in 2014 in lost tax revenue

Business OECD studies show that widening income inequality has had a measurable impact on economic growth in the past two decades

OECD report: wealth gap is damaging economic growth

OECD studies show that widening income inequality has had a measurable impact on economic growth in the past two decades

Featured The San Francisco-based taxi booking service is six times bigger today than it was 12 months ago

Uber valuation hits $40bn

The San Francisco-based taxi booking service is six times bigger today than it was 12 months ago

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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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Featured Video footage of the late CEO was shown in court as Apple defends claims it unfairly cordoned the digital music market

Steve Jobs defends Apple at billion dollar antitrust lawsuit

Video footage of the late CEO was shown in court as Apple defends claims it unfairly cordoned the digital music market

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