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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

Social Media

Strategy As companies pump increasing investment into digital marketing, consumers are inundated with more and more content. The ad industry is changing, and its quality is being sacrificed

Advertising has evolved – businesses need to catch up or they risk total irrelevance

As companies pump increasing investment into digital marketing, consumers are inundated with more and more content. The ad industry is changing, and its quality is being sacrificed

Technology The social media giant plans on winning over users in the developing world with lighter version of its popular messaging app

Facebook targets emerging markets with new Messenger Lite

The social media giant plans on winning over users in the developing world with lighter version of its popular messaging app

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Business The founder of 4chan has been grabbed by Google. He could help bring the internet giant's social media ambitions into some kind of order

Chris Poole, founder of 4chan, joins Google

The founder of 4chan has been grabbed by Google. He could help bring the internet giant’s social media ambitions into some kind of order

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Technology The social media giant has introduced a new range of reactions with which users can respond to posts

Facebook wants you to love, laugh, cry and get angry with new Reactions

The social media giant has introduced a new range of reactions with which users can respond to posts

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Business Twitter's fourth quarter results show its monthly user base has failed to grow for the first time in its almost 10-year history

Twitter results disappoint – again

Twitter’s fourth quarter results show its monthly user base has failed to grow for the first time in its almost 10-year history

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Business Reports Twitter could raise its character limit met a backlash from users. The company's identity crisis could be harming its reputation

Twitter has to stop competing with Facebook

Reports Twitter could raise its character limit met a backlash from users. The company’s identity crisis could be harming its reputation

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Strategy Increasingly popular smartphone app Snapchat closes the gap on Facebook

Snapchat captures six billion daily views

Increasingly popular smartphone app Snapchat closes the gap on Facebook

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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 The search giant’s attempt to challenge Facebook came out with a big fanfare, but proved to be one big annoyance

Google+ is being quietly euthanised

The search giant’s attempt to challenge Facebook came out with a big fanfare, but proved to be one big annoyance

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Strategy Pinterest ventures into ecommerce with the introduction of a “Buy it” button to its online pinboard service

Pinterest finally gets money hungry with “Buy it” button

Pinterest ventures into ecommerce with the introduction of a “Buy it” button to its online pinboard service

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Featured The self-proclaimed 'anti-Facebook' Ello has gained considerable traction in the media recently – but we’ve heard it all before

Why Ello is not about to replace Facebook

The self-proclaimed ‘anti-Facebook’ Ello has gained considerable traction in the media recently – but we’ve heard it all before

Talking heads Interviewers are increasingly likely to check out candidates' social media profiles. It's a controversial practice, but is it justified?

Sex and drugs and your new job role

Interviewers are increasingly likely to check out candidates’ social media profiles. It’s a controversial practice, but is it justified?

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