Microsoft makes $7.5bn acquisition

Marian McHugh
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Microsoft makes $7.5bn acquisition

Tech giant announces it has reached agreement to grab open source coding site GitHub

Microsoft has announced that it has agreed to acquire GitHub for $7.5bn (£5.6m) in Microsoft stock. GitHub is an open source coding site which allows software developers to host their code in the...

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