Microsoft acquires Github for $7,5 billion

In an unexpected announcement, Microsoft has said that it will be acquiring Github for $7,5 billion. Microsoft stock. Subject to various conditions it is expected that the acquisition deal is expected to be concluded by the end of 2018. The acquisition value of $7,5 billion will be issued…

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Celebrating 20 years of open source

Somewhere in Palo Alto, California on 3 February 1998, the term "open source" came to life. The “open source” term was created at a strategy session 20 years ago when Michael Tiemann (now vice president of open source affairs here at Red Hat), Todd Anderson and Chris Peterson of Foresight…

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