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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 Airbnb has moved to seize a slice of China’s sharing economy, rebranding itself as 'Aibiying' to appeal to local customers

Airbnb becomes latest Silicon Valley titan to take on China

Airbnb has moved to seize a slice of China’s sharing economy, rebranding itself as ‘Aibiying’ to appeal to local customers

Featured Several high-profile companies have pulled ads from YouTube, forcing Google to reconsider who is responsible for what is uploaded

YouTube faces an advertiser exodus over extremist materials

Several high-profile companies have pulled ads from YouTube, forcing Google to reconsider who is responsible for what is uploaded

Strategy After reports of sexism, harassment and bias, Uber is facing a moment of truth. CEO Travis Kalanick must lead from the front, or risk tacitly endorsing negative behaviour

Is sexism endemic in Silicon Valley, or is Uber’s culture an extreme example?

After reports of sexism, harassment and bias, Uber is facing a moment of truth. CEO Travis Kalanick must lead from the front, or risk tacitly endorsing negative behaviour

Strategy Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has unveiled plans for a multi-million-euro investment in the company’s first ‘start-up garage’

Facebook to launch start-up incubator in world’s largest start-up campus

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has unveiled plans for a multi-million-euro investment in the company’s first ‘start-up garage’

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Strategy The road to achieving start-up success is littered with failure, but that shouldn't be enough to deter the ambitious. Here, The New Economy brings together the top tips for wide-eyed entrepreneurs hoping to embark on their own business journey in 2017

Top tips for start-up success

The road to achieving start-up success is littered with failure, but that shouldn’t be enough to deter the ambitious. Here, The New Economy brings together the top tips for wide-eyed entrepreneurs hoping to embark on their own business journey in 2017

Strategy Increasingly companies are prioritising gender equality in the work force, however, many of the factors holding women back continue to go unaddressed

Tackling unconscious bias in feedback and task assignment is the key to gender equality

Increasingly companies are prioritising gender equality in the work force, however, many of the factors holding women back continue to go unaddressed

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Strategy With law firms issuing guidance on implementation of the new EU privacy laws, companies are being urged to plan ahead or risk being heavily fined

As the GDPR deadline looms, regulators warn businesses to implement changes

With law firms issuing guidance on implementation of the new EU privacy laws, companies are being urged to plan ahead or risk being heavily fined

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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

Strategy Higher minimum wage levels are viewed with caution by shareholders and investors, but they could actually provide a financial boost

A higher minimum wage benefits all parties – employers need to look at the figures

Higher minimum wage levels are viewed with caution by shareholders and investors, but they could actually provide a financial boost

Strategy As technology advances, so do the ways we shop, and small businesses are best equipped to reap the benefits of a dynamic marketplace

Small businesses a great fit for the new nimble marketplace

As technology advances, so do the ways we shop, and small businesses are best equipped to reap the benefits of a dynamic marketplace

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Strategy Marketing has lost its personal side, focusing on data harvesting and not on forming a bond. Personalised communications look set to change that

Personalised communications look set to shake advertising out of its slumber

Marketing has lost its personal side, focusing on data harvesting and not on forming a bond. Personalised communications look set to change that

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Strategy The 47th meeting of the World Economic Forum at Davos will be unable to ignore growing disillusionment with the globalisation project

Globalisation will be the talk of the town in Davos, as the WEF begins

The 47th meeting of the World Economic Forum at Davos will be unable to ignore growing disillusionment with the globalisation project

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