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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 Tech giants, law professors and NGOs support Apple in its fight against the FBI over the right to privacy

Tech companies back Apple’s battle against the FBI

Tech giants, law professors and NGOs support Apple in its fight against the FBI over the right to privacy

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Mobile World Congress 2016 Having opposed a court order to unlock the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino shooters, Apple continues its battle with the FBI

Apple is battling the FBI to protect privacy

Having opposed a court order to unlock the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino shooters, Apple continues its battle with the FBI

Business Negotiations are underway to redraft the Safe Harbour agreement, but in the meantime uncertainty remains among tech companies

The end of Safe Harbour means uncertainty for businesses

Negotiations are underway to redraft the Safe Harbour agreement, but in the meantime uncertainty remains among tech companies

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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 Accused of spying on emails and texting non-subscribers without consent, Yahoo is facing a class action lawsuit

Yahoo faces lawsuit for sending unsolicited text messages

Accused of spying on emails and texting non-subscribers without consent, Yahoo is facing a class action lawsuit

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Technology As banks and other large institutions move into cloud computing, there are a whole host of issues they must contend with, such as data privacy and security.

Don’t let the cloud swallow you up

As banks and other large institutions move into cloud computing, there are a whole host of issues they must contend with, such as data privacy and security.

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Videos It’s never been so important for non-European companies to demonstrate compliance as the EC takes a no-nonsense approach to data protection

Gear up, Americans: The EC gets tough on data protection

It’s never been so important for non-European companies to demonstrate compliance as the EC takes a no-nonsense approach to data protection

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Business Safe Harbour - a pact that helped the tech giants and others send personal data from the EU to the US has been ruled invalid by the European Court of Justice

Regulators reject data’s port in a storm

Safe Harbour – a pact that helped the tech giants and others send personal data from the EU to the US has been ruled invalid by the European Court of Justice

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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

Strategy The decision by the ECJ came after Edward Snowden revealed that European consumers’ information held by American tech companies was not safeguarded against surveillance

European Court of Justice rules Safe Harbour agreement invalid

The decision by the ECJ came after Edward Snowden revealed that European consumers’ information held by American tech companies was not safeguarded against surveillance

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Business Spotify's CEO has apologised, after recent changes to the music streaming service's privacy policy angered customers

Spotify angers users with privacy policy changes

Spotify’s CEO has apologised, after recent changes to the music streaming service’s privacy policy angered customers

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Strategy More and more of our personal space is being invaded and sold online. Is it too late to turn the tide?

Getting too personal? Marketeers trade in our data

More and more of our personal space is being invaded and sold online. Is it too late to turn the tide?

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