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We asked our 2020 intake of Technology Pioneers for their views on how technology will change the world in the next five years. From quantum computers and 5G in action to managing cancer chronically, here are their predictions for our near-term future.   1. AI-optimized manufacturing Paper and pencil tracking, luck, significant global travel and opaque supply …

The hottest jobs for 2021 can all be done remotely, according to LinkedIn’s analysis of work trends in 15 countries. It predicts 150 million new technology jobs in the next five years. 84% of employers plan to expand remote working, according to a World Economic Forum report. The digital revolution means a career change for …

During 2020 a record level of investment was pumped into technology companies despite the widespread economic uncertainty created by the Covid-19 pandemic. In Europe alone, some $41bn was invested into technology startups as venture capitalists sought out the next hottest prospect. Collaboration, cloud and ecommerce companies have benefited from the accelerated digital disruption in 2020. But what’s …

The Covid-19 pandemic and the shift to remote working it has prompted means that 2020 was in many ways the year of the cloud. The adoption of cloud-based systems and public clouds has soared over the past 12 months as businesses look to digitise quickly and support remote workers. And this trend looks like it’s …