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Is Microsoft about to git-merge with GitHub? Rumors suggest: Maybe
GitHub is said to carry at least a $5bn price tag after it was last valued at $2bn during its latest funding round in 2015.
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If an acquisition were to go ahead, it would be a substantial U-turn from around the end of last year when ["]GitHub["] insisted it wanted to go it alone and eventually go public on the stock market.
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It is still looking for a CEO, mind you, to replace Chris Wanstrath, who last year said he would leave as soon as a successor is found. To this day, no replacement has been named.


Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Mon Jun 4th, 2018 at 02:08:57 AM EST
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M&A Official. Latest Version of "Self-organizing," Open-source, "Platform-independent", GPL-"forked", "Community" is dead.

Microsoft has acquired GitHub for $7.5B in stock
"The fact that Microsoft is installing a new CEO for GitHub is a clear sign that the company's approach to integrating GitHub will be similar to hit it is working with LinkedIn."

Thanks for all the fish!

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Mon Jun 4th, 2018 at 03:01:02 PM EST
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