Both Microsoft and GitHub haven't responded to requests for comment. GitHub calls itself the world's largest code host with more than 28 million developers using its platform.
"[.] the real power comes when every developer can create together, collaborate, share code and build on each other's work". According to Bloomberg, it's about to be taken over by Microsoft, with an official announcement of the acquisition possibly set for later today. Indeed, Microsoft is the most active open source developer on GitHub today. Microsoft corporate vice president and founder of Xamarin, Nat Friedman, will become the new GitHub CEO. This acquisition would bring about 27 million software developers to Microsoft, though not all of them are excited by the potential purchase. Wanstrath will be a technical fellow at Microsoft.
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Ildefonso Guajardo pointed out in an interview today that Mexico actually buys more USA steel than it exports to that country. The EU has threatened retaliatory duties on $3.3 billion of USA exports of products such as motorcycles , jeans and whiskey .
The new Microsoft under CEO Satya Nadella strikes us as a very different company from the Microsoft of ten years ago - especially given that the new Microsoft has embraced open source - but it's hard to forget its earlier history of trying to suppress Linux.
In the cryptocurrency world, GitHub plays a major role as it is the platform where the cryptocurrencies launch their TestNets; a mock version of their MainNets before the launch.
Nevertheless, Nadella is one man, and many of his policies, particularly surrounding the companies hero products like Windows and Office, are deeply divisive (understatement). David Heinemeier Hansson, creator of the Ruby on Rails framework, joined people that were forlorn about the deal, and tweeted that this would be a "sad end to the independence of GitHub". Microsoft has since invested heavily in open source, including acquiring open source startups.
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Savona had called the euro a "German cage" and has said Italy needs a plan to leave the single currency "if necessary". He said, though, that an election at the end of July would be "disruptive" for Italian seasonal workers in particular.
The acquisition arrives at a time when experts say Wall Street has rewarded Microsoft for its long-term investment in cloud computing and its shifting, more open work culture fostered by chief executive Satya Nadella.
Last year, the software giant shut down CodePlex, its own rival for GitHub, saying the latter was the dominant location for open source sharing and that most such projects had already migrated there. Furthermore, it has been looking for a new CEO for the last nine months.
"It's a logical and rational step for Microsoft", she said. It said Github would continue to operate independently.
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The possibility existed that a loss Sunday would have been James' last game with the Cavaliers . "That's all that matters". That's despite his Cavs team undergoing several roster changes throughout the season and incurring injuries along the way.
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