Confirmed—Microsoft Buys GitHub For $7.5 Billion

By [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal) Here’s the biggest news of the week—Microsoft has reportedly acquired GitHub for $7.5 billion.

For those unaware, GitHub is a popular code repository hosting service that allows developers to host their projects, documentation, and code in the cloud using the popular Git source management system, invented in 2005 by Linux founder Linus Torvalds.

GitHub is used by many developers and big tech

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