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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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Strategy The transition to software-defined business has given rise to the app economy, and companies would be wise to take note

Why your business needs an app

The transition to software-defined business has given rise to the app economy, and companies would be wise to take note

Business Daniel Crowley has stepped down as CEO of Foursquare, to be replaced by the tech start-up's COO

Dennis Crowley steps down as CEO of Foursquare

Daniel Crowley has stepped down as CEO of Foursquare, to be replaced by the tech start-up’s COO

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Technology Google DeepMind founders invest in Babylon Health – an app that will allow people to consult virtual doctors

DeepMind founders book an appointment with the virtual doctor

Google DeepMind founders invest in Babylon Health – an app that will allow people to consult virtual doctors

Business With many app developers relying on third-party, there's only so much Apple can do to stop iOS applications collecting personal information

Don’t expect Apple to keep your data secure

With many app developers relying on third-party, there’s only so much Apple can do to stop iOS applications collecting personal information

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Business General Motors has invested $500m in Lyft, as to the two rev up to get in on the driverless car market

GM and Lyft share a ride in a driverless car

General Motors has invested $500m in Lyft, as to the two rev up to get in on the driverless car market

Technology Microsoft’s former CEO Steve Ballmer believes that the missing ingredient to make the Windows phone a success is Android application compatibility

Windows phone needs Android apps, says ex-Microsoft CEO

Microsoft’s former CEO Steve Ballmer believes that the missing ingredient to make the Windows phone a success is Android application compatibility

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Business Apps, there are tonnes out there. In fact, the market is getting pretty full. With many failing before getting properly established especially in the tech sector former Global Head of Equity Trading at Deutsche Bank explains how concerned investors should be

How technology is disrupting financial markets

Apps, there are tonnes out there. In fact, the market is getting pretty full. With many failing before getting properly established especially in the tech sector former Global Head of Equity Trading at Deutsche Bank explains how concerned investors should be

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Strategy New financial rating systems set up by Chinese companies are raising eyebrows over the use of the type of information used to determine scores

China’s banks snoop on citizens to determine credit ratings

New financial rating systems set up by Chinese companies are raising eyebrows over the use of the type of information used to determine scores

Business Brands must rethink what it is to be luxurious in the digital age or risk alienating the connected consumer

Digital: the one fashion luxury brands can’t keep up with

Brands must rethink what it is to be luxurious in the digital age or risk alienating the connected consumer

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Talking heads Out of nowhere, mobile games have become a multibillion-dollar industry, but they are controversial. For everyone who finds them a handy bit of escapism, there’s someone else who thinks they’re exploitative

Has mobile gaming lost its moral antenna?

Out of nowhere, mobile games have become a multibillion-dollar industry, but they are controversial. For everyone who finds them a handy bit of escapism, there’s someone else who thinks they’re exploitative

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Technology From data analytics to professional networking, the app world caters to a diverse business market and their use can transform basic work processes. Laura French looks at five of the best

Top 5 apps for business use

From data analytics to professional networking, the app world caters to a diverse business market and their use can transform basic work processes. Laura French looks at five of the best

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Strategy For all the apps swirling around the web, very few have worked out the best way to make money. Jules Gray looks up from his phone to ask why

Tinder and other apps struggle to monetise their offerings

For all the apps swirling around the web, very few have worked out the best way to make money. Jules Gray looks up from his phone to ask why