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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 In a vastly different approach to competitors, UPS is looking at how drones can support its drivers instead of replacing them

UPS debuts drone-launching truck

In a vastly different approach to competitors, UPS is looking at how drones can support its drivers instead of replacing them

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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

Business The future of internet retailers looks a lot like the past, with Alibaba joining Amazon in the move from online shopping to physical locations

Alibaba sets up shop in the physical realm

The future of internet retailers looks a lot like the past, with Alibaba joining Amazon in the move from online shopping to physical locations

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Business The man behind Tesla, SpaceX and the Hyperloop has shed some light on his new endeavour: a tunnelling company

Boring Elon Musk digs deep

The man behind Tesla, SpaceX and the Hyperloop has shed some light on his new endeavour: a tunnelling company

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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