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Friday’s Five: A Handful of Tech Headlines You May Have Missed, Mar. 18

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As we head into the weekend there’s that nagging feeling that you may have missed something. You’re busy, and it’s hard to keep up with every piece of news that is important to your business. This weekly column aims to wrap up the news we didn’t get to this week (in no particular order), and that may have slipped under your radar, too. If you’ve got something to add, please chime in below in the comments section or on social media. We want to hear from you.

  1. Where Cloud Computing Jobs Are In 2016

Looking for a job in cloud computing? EMC Corporation, Oracle and Amazon have advertised the greatest number of cloud computing jobs over the past 12 months.

  1. Oracle Posts Growth in Cloud Computing Despite Strong Dollar

Speaking of Oracle, the company posted solid growth in its cloud computing business last quarter. Its total cloud revenue in the quarter ended Feb. 29 rose 40 percent to $735 million.

  1. CoreOS’s Container Security Scanner, Clair, Reaches Production Quality

CoreOS has released Clair 1.0, the production-quality version of its security scanner. Is it enough to make it stand out from Docker?

  1. Products and News Announced at Data Center World 2016

Check out some of the announcements made by exhibitors this week at Data Center World in Las Vegas.

  1. Finnish Startup Beats Google, Microsoft and Amazon In Cloud Hosting Performance

Cloud Spectator has identified Finnish cloud hosting company UpCloud as a top performer in a new study of top European Cloud Service Providers.

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