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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

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Business The head of Twitter’s Greater China operations has announced her departure from the social media firm

Twitter China’s top executive quits after eight months in charge

The head of Twitter’s Greater China operations has announced her departure from the social media firm

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Strategy The microblogging site is expanding its video advertising programme, allowing users to monetise their creations

Twitter users to profit from their videos

The microblogging site is expanding its video advertising programme, allowing users to monetise their creations

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Business A year on from Jack Dorsey’s return, Twitter is still struggling to kick-start user growth and engagement

Twitter left behind by stronger social platforms

A year on from Jack Dorsey’s return, Twitter is still struggling to kick-start user growth and engagement

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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 Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has responded to press rumours with the announcement that four executives are set to leave the company

Four executives to leave troubled Twitter

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has responded to press rumours with the announcement that four executives are set to leave the company

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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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Technology With tech companies growing at rapid rates, many commentators are worried the industry could be in line for a catastrophic fall – one comparable to the dotcom crash of 2000

Dotbomb: are tech investments about to destabilise the economy?

With tech companies growing at rapid rates, many commentators are worried the industry could be in line for a catastrophic fall – one comparable to the dotcom crash of 2000

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Technology This week the online social networking service saw its shares fall by more than 10 percent after attempts to replace its former CEO failed, leaving the door wide open for a potential takeover bid

Google eyes up Twitter as the latter’s shares plummet

This week the online social networking service saw its shares fall by more than 10 percent after attempts to replace its former CEO failed, leaving the door wide open for a potential takeover bid

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Business A string of unimpressive results have prompted Twitter executive Dick Costolo to step down

Twitter’s Costolo steps down; shares go up

A string of unimpressive results have prompted Twitter executive Dick Costolo to step down

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Business Apple buys data analytics firm Topsy Labs in push towards more targeted social media advertising

Apple buys Topsy Labs in bid to get closer to Twitter

Apple buys data analytics firm Topsy Labs in push towards more targeted social media advertising

Infographics Social network participation among Fortune 500 CEOs

CEOs and social media

Social network participation among Fortune 500 CEOs

Business The social network is rumoured to be readying an IPO, but should be wary of falling into the same trap as Facebook

Could Twitter really be worth as much as $11bn?

The social network is rumoured to be readying an IPO, but should be wary of falling into the same trap as Facebook

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