UK tech industry sees major growth over last decade

London’s tech industry has increased tenfold over the last decade, a new report from the UK government’s Digital Economy Council and Dealroom, a discovery platform for investors, claims. According to its figures, the number of unicorns in the country (companies valued at least $1 billion) grew from 8 to 81, with those nearing unicorn status growing at a similar pace. …

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Hybrid cloud era sees demand for open source skills skyrocket

Cloud developer skills related to open source software are in greater demand than knowledge of proprietary platforms, a new report from IBM and O’Reilly claims. Polling 3,400 developers and technology managers, the two companies found that 94 percent of respondents prioritize open source skills, while almost three quarters (70 percent) prefer to use a cloud provider that’s based on open …

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Oracle sees profit boost as remote working continues

Oracle published its earnings for the first quarter of the year, showing better results than what the analysts had expected. With Covid-19’s wind in its sails, Oracle managed to report higher revenue and net income and as a result, its shares jumped five percent yesterday. According to Reuters, remote working initiatives, as well as its data center business, were two …

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