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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 Social network Twitter is looking enhance its revenue stream amid stiff competition from rival social network sites

Twitter considers paid membership service

Social network Twitter is looking enhance its revenue stream amid stiff competition from rival social network sites

Featured China and Australia announced joint construction plans for the proposed $6bn Balla Balla iron ore project in Western Australia

China signs $6bn mining deal with Australia

China and Australia announced joint construction plans for the proposed $6bn Balla Balla iron ore project in Western Australia

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Featured Despite its popularity, audio-streaming service Soundcloud has so far been unable to become financially sustainable

Soundcloud completes $70m debt round

Despite its popularity, audio-streaming service Soundcloud has so far been unable to become financially sustainable

Energy The number of coal power plants under construction plummeted over 2016, while over 100 new construction projects have been frozen

Coal reaches turning point in key markets

The number of coal power plants under construction plummeted over 2016, while over 100 new construction projects have been frozen

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Business In the wake of Volkswagen’s emissions cheating scandal, the company has announced the launch of a new subsidiary that will invest in infrastructure for zero-emissions vehicles

Volkswagen powers up new electric vehicle unit with $2bn investment

In the wake of Volkswagen’s emissions cheating scandal, the company has announced the launch of a new subsidiary that will invest in infrastructure for zero-emissions vehicles

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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