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PostPosted: Mon Jun 04, 2018 11:32 am 
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Microsoft buys coding platform GitHub for $7.5 billion

Microsoft just snapped up a coding platform that's hugely popular among software developers around the world.
The tech giant is buying GitHub for $7.5 billion, it announced Monday. GitHub was last valued at $1.9 billion, according to CB Insights.

http://money.cnn.com/2018/06/04/technol ... index.html


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 04, 2018 12:03 pm 
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This was a big rumor all weekend. This is really big news, let alone big money. I do hope they don't change the platform much, though. Classic broke/don't fix situation.

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 04, 2018 11:20 pm 
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Microsoft doesn't have a good track record when it comes to buying up platforms, and promising not to change things. Github is one of the central sources for open source coding.

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