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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 EU regulators have voted in favour of a proposal to prevent geoblocking among music streaming and e-book services

EU votes to extend geoblocking ban to Spotify and iTunes

EU regulators have voted in favour of a proposal to prevent geoblocking among music streaming and e-book services

Strategy Baidu has announced the launch of its new Apollo platform to develop self-driving technology in collaboration with other firms

Baidu launches Apollo self-driving platform

Baidu has announced the launch of its new Apollo platform to develop self-driving technology in collaboration with other firms

Strategy Financial writing should be kept simple, but this principle must not be taken too far - crucial legal information cannot be dumbed down, even if it does seem 'boring'

Boring financial jargon or critical info? Cardinal rules for investment writing

Financial writing should be kept simple, but this principle must not be taken too far – crucial legal information cannot be dumbed down, even if it does seem ‘boring’

Strategy China has introduced new draft rules to restrict the flow of data from companies in a move that boosts data localisation

China cracks down on data transfer

China has introduced new draft rules to restrict the flow of data from companies in a move that boosts data localisation

Strategy In an attempt to appease advertisers, YouTube will only allow ads to be run on channels with over 10,000 total views

YouTube blocks ads on smaller channels

In an attempt to appease advertisers, YouTube will only allow ads to be run on channels with over 10,000 total views

Strategy As Germans head to the polls later this year, the government is cracking down on influential fake news

Germany takes aim at fake news and illegal content with €50m fines

As Germans head to the polls later this year, the government is cracking down on influential fake news

Strategy Iris scans and fingerprint identification will be made mandatory for filing tax returns and owning a mobile phone

India makes biometric database registration mandatory for tax returns

Iris scans and fingerprint identification will be made mandatory for filing tax returns and owning a mobile phone

Strategy China and Australia announced joint construction plans for the proposed $6bn Balla Balla iron ore project in Western Australia

China signs $6bn mining deal with Australia

China and Australia announced joint construction plans for the proposed $6bn Balla Balla iron ore project in Western Australia

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Strategy 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

Strategy 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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