Day: October 27, 2020

Video creation and editing platform InVideo raises $15 million – TechCrunch

InVideo, a Mumbai-based startup that has built a video creation and editing platform, has raised $15 million as it looks to court more users and customers worldwide.

The startup offers a freemium web-based editing tool that allows users to create videos that are fit to be published on popular social media platforms (such as Twitter, Facebook, YouTube). It has amassed over 800,000 users in a year since its launch who have created videos in over 75 languages.

It has also courted several high-profile customers including Reuters, AT&T, Dropbox, and P&G, Sanket Shah, co-founder and chief executive of InVideo, told TechCrunch in an interview earlier this week. Some of these customers are white-labeling InVideo platform to their own clients.

InVideo’s $15 million Series A financing round was led by Sequoia Capital India. Tiger Global, Hummingbird, RTP Global, and Base also participated in the round.

Prateek Sharma, VP at Sequoia Capital

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Linux Foundation: Latest trends and most-needed skills for open source jobs

The Linux Foundation jobs report shares what recruiters are looking for and which technologies are in demand.

Hiring managers said in a recent survey by the Linux Foundation that cloud skills are what they need most.

Image: The Linux Foundation

Open source is still the leading software development environment for SMBs and the enterprise despite the current economic downturn and pandemic, according to the latest jobs report from The Linux Foundation. 

“2020 has been a difficult year for all of us, but it’s encouraging to see that open source continues to provide abundant opportunities,” said The Linux Foundation Executive Director Jim Zemlin in a press release. “The Linux Foundation and our members will continue to work to provide technological advancements that benefit everyone while striving to make open source educational opportunities more accessible.”

SEE: Top 5 programming languages for systems admins to learn (free PDF) (TechRepublic)

Open source software is

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Under $50: Modernize your kitchen, workbench, and living room with these 8 holiday gift ideas

This guide will help you find the perfect and perfectly affordable gift for cooks, DIY fans, and music lovers.

New phones, virtual reality (VR) headsets, and gaming consoles are always welcome gifts, but it’s also nice to spruce up your hobbies with a digital update. Maybe a music fan on your gift list needs an affordable speaker to take her tunes or podcasts into her backyard or out onto the balcony. Perhaps the chef in your life needs a safe space for his tablet when cooking from an online recipe. We’ve even got a funny gift idea for someone who has everything. 

Check out this list for some fresh holiday gift giving ideas to bring the latest tech to each room in your home.

This handset connects through Bluetooth and will last for 10 hours of talk time. An enhanced speaker brings tunes to wherever you are. The banana also

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