Before the world had time to speculate the reports were confirmed and Microsoft and GitHub were already walking down the aisle.
Microsoft has agreed to buy GitHub for $7.5billion dollars. A giant acquisition that comes two years after Satya Nadella negotiated the acquisition of LinkedIn.
GitHub is a large open-source platform that allows developers to host projects and reportedly has over 20million users, it’s a watering hole for superb developers.
The tech community is curiously waiting (and debating) the effect of this acquisition on valuable open-source nature of GitHub. Will this Microsoft acquisition have a positive or negative impact on the developer community and the amazing quality of work hosted on GitHub?
We’ll have to wait and see…
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