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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

television

Business Online video giant YouTube is taking on traditional cable TV companies with its $35-a-month subscription service

YouTube launches its own TV service

Online video giant YouTube is taking on traditional cable TV companies with its $35-a-month subscription service

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Technology Finally, 3D TV has met its end, with the last two manufacturers winding-up production in 2017

Sony and LG the last two to bid adieu to 3D TV

Finally, 3D TV has met its end, with the last two manufacturers winding-up production in 2017

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Business Disney is looking to counteract a slowdown in subscriber growth at ESPN with a sharper focus on streaming services

Disney invests $1bn in video streaming group

Disney is looking to counteract a slowdown in subscriber growth at ESPN with a sharper focus on streaming services

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Business Google’s Michelle Guthrie will become the first female managing director of ABC when she takes charge next year

Google exec to lead TV corporation

Google’s Michelle Guthrie will become the first female managing director of ABC when she takes charge next year

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Business When Amazon bought Twitch.tv for $970m last year, it crystallised the fact traditional TV was dead. A new generation has begun consuming content in a very different way

Stream if you want to go faster: how Netflix and friends killed off the TV

When Amazon bought Twitch.tv for $970m last year, it crystallised the fact traditional TV was dead. A new generation has begun consuming content in a very different way

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Technology FCC voices concerns over the merger of the two biggest cable providers in the US

Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger threatened by FCC

FCC voices concerns over the merger of the two biggest cable providers in the US

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Technology Google's new system will change the way businesses advertise on television by more accurately measuring viewing behaviour

Google makes a play for television advertising market

Google’s new system will change the way businesses advertise on television by more accurately measuring viewing behaviour

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Business TV ratings service Nielsen is finally set to offer an online measurement service, just as networks get to grips with the internet’s potential

Television enters the digital age

TV ratings service Nielsen is finally set to offer an online measurement service, just as networks get to grips with the internet’s potential

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Technology Television is dead and the laptop’s the box they’re going to bury it in. Business models are shifting and new players are coming through as TV goes digital

How Netflix et al are killing off television as we know it

Television is dead and the laptop’s the box they’re going to bury it in. Business models are shifting and new players are coming through as TV goes digital

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Technology Samsung's innovative new television set was revealed at CES 2014 trade show, but there are doubts over the need for such technology

Samsung unveils bendable TV

Samsung’s innovative new television set was revealed at CES 2014 trade show, but there are doubts over the need for such technology

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Streamers kidnap TV’s viewing audience

The future of television is being shaken up by a digital revolution and a growing number of exciting web-based companies

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Internet TV goes mainstream

As News Corp invests in internet player, the future of television is increasingly shifting online

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