At 4 June 2018 Microsoft announce to acquire GitHub for $7.5 Billion.
GitHub is a network of about 28 Millions developers which are contributing, learning and sharing their knowledge through github.
“Microsoft is a developer-first company, and by joining forces with GitHub we strengthen our commitment to developer freedom, openness and innovation,” said Satya Nadella, CEO, Microsoft. “We recognize the community responsibility we take on with this agreement and will do our best work to empower every developer to build, innovate and solve the world’s most pressing challenges.”
Official announcement by Microsoft: