Microsoft Eyes Buying GitHub

Jun 04, 2018

A software development platform may sell to Microsoft for over $7 billion.According to CNBC, Microsoft wants to purchase GitHub, an online website where software developers can upload their code to share, or save online.The popular site and service has 23 million individual users, and hosts 1.5 million organizations and institutions.Although the sale is pending regulatory approval, Microsoft reportedly offered GitHub $7.5 billion in stock to seal the acquisition.