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Microsoft acquired GitHub for $7.5 billion

June 4 2018
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  • This is Satya Nadella’s second acquisition, after LinkedIn for $26 billion
  • GitHub is large code repository for Open source
  • Google, Amazon, Apple and more using GitHub
  • Microsoft stops their own platform- Codeplex
  • GitHub will continue same as past
  • Will operate independently to provide an open platform for all developers
  • Current CEO-Chris Wanstrath, become a Microsoft technical fellow

Microsoft official : https://news.microsoft.com/2018/06/04/microsoft-to-acquire-github-for-7-5-billion/

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