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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 The world first vaccine will enter trails in Kenya, Ghana and Malawi next near. Despite success in previous trials, several questions still surround its practical implementation

World’s first vaccine for malaria to be introduced in 2018

The world first vaccine will enter trails in Kenya, Ghana and Malawi next near. Despite success in previous trials, several questions still surround its practical implementation

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Technology The global ‘dumbphone’ market is forecast to grow 5,000 percent this year, with new devices and rock-bottom prices offering a stepping stone between older models and smartphones

India’s march to mobile is about to get dumb

The global ‘dumbphone’ market is forecast to grow 5,000 percent this year, with new devices and rock-bottom prices offering a stepping stone between older models and smartphones

Technology Mark Zuckerberg made clear augmented reality is the future of Facebook at the F8 developer conference, as the company faces ethical questions surrounding its service

Facebook uses F8 conference to unveil its augmented future

Mark Zuckerberg made clear augmented reality is the future of Facebook at the F8 developer conference, as the company faces ethical questions surrounding its service

Technology Russian authorities force Google to loosen its grip on the Android operating system in a bid to improve competitiveness

Google agrees to open up Android to rivals in Russia

Russian authorities force Google to loosen its grip on the Android operating system in a bid to improve competitiveness

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Technology In the process of disrupting agriculture, airborne drones are experiencing growing pains. Fortunately, a new generation of entrepreneurial farmers could help them take off

Agricultural drones need time to take root

In the process of disrupting agriculture, airborne drones are experiencing growing pains. Fortunately, a new generation of entrepreneurial farmers could help them take off

Technology GM of IBM Europe, Sebastian Krause explains how cognitive cloud strategies are evolving and how they might be utilised by a business.

How are cloud and cognitive strategies evolving?

GM of IBM Europe, Sebastian Krause explains how cognitive cloud strategies are evolving and how they might be utilised by a business.

Technology UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd has said intelligence services need access to encrypted messages after last week’s attack in Westminster

UK Government calls for access to encrypted messages

UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd has said intelligence services need access to encrypted messages after last week’s attack in Westminster

Technology Despite its popularity, audio-streaming service Soundcloud has so far been unable to become financially sustainable

Soundcloud completes $70m debt round

Despite its popularity, audio-streaming service Soundcloud has so far been unable to become financially sustainable

Technology In a bid to integrate the Internet of Things into smart buildings, Huawei has renewed its links to Honeywell at the world's largest tech fair - CeBIT 2017

Huawei brings IoT to smart city plans

In a bid to integrate the Internet of Things into smart buildings, Huawei has renewed its links to Honeywell at the world’s largest tech fair – CeBIT 2017

Technology In a vastly different approach to competitors, UPS is looking at how drones can support its drivers instead of replacing them

UPS debuts drone-launching truck

In a vastly different approach to competitors, UPS is looking at how drones can support its drivers instead of replacing them

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Technology Instant messaging app Whatsapp has introduced a new time-limited content sharing feature in an obvious attempt to compete with Snapchat

Facebook fires up Snapchat rivalry with new ‘status’ feature on Whatsapp

Instant messaging app Whatsapp has introduced a new time-limited content sharing feature in an obvious attempt to compete with Snapchat

Technology Responding to consumer trends, Facebook's new video features will bring the company one step closer to challenging YouTube's dominance

Facebook ups its game with new video app and features

Responding to consumer trends, Facebook’s new video features will bring the company one step closer to challenging YouTube’s dominance

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