San Francisco-based GitHub launched in 2008 as a way for software developers to upload, share and use code in a variety of languages for their projects.
Why this matters:Microsoft says it's been the most active organization on GitHub, and that it wants it to operate independently. Chris and the early team designed Github for their own use, but quickly saw the enormous opportunity in connecting developers everywhere, and that simple concept has changed software development forever.
It's unclear how much Microsoft will pay for GitHub, but the code repository company was valued at $2 billion in 2015.
Microsoft has been trying to move towards open source philosophy after Satya Nadella took over. It has been looking for a new CEO since co-founder Chris Wanstrath announced his resignation from the role previous year.
Microsoft has flirted with buying GitHub in the past, including in 2016, although GitHub denied it then too.
Marcus Smart hopes to remain with Celtics
And during an appearance on WEEI's "Dale & Keefe" on Friday, Ainge pointedly reiterated the importance of both Hayward and Irving. Though Ainge said he's content with his roster, there will inevitably be changes entering next season.
Pompeo Says 'Real Progress' Made Toward Trump-Kim Summit
On his Twitter account, Pompeo posted a series of photographs from meetings with Kim on Wednesday evening and Thursday morning. They walked along the Rose Garden to the Oval Office, where Kim was expected to hand over the letter from his leader.
Brigitte Nielsen expecting fifth child at 54
Brigitte , who has been married five times, is married to Italian TV producer Mattia Dessì, 39. The post came after she revealed earlier this week that she is pregnant with her fifth child.
Simple: In this age of competing cloud and mobile platforms, many of which it does not control, Microsoft needs to get its superior software development tools and services in front of more developers.
Business Insider spoke to Friedman and Wanstrath following news of the acquisition, where the two laid out the master plan for GitHub after the deal closes later this year. "Nat has a ton of experience with software and the open source software community, having co-founded Xamarin and worked on numerous open source projects over the years, and is the flawless person to help GitHub grow and continue to make life better for developers". Microsoft seemingly understood that GitHub was the preferred platform for developers and chose to acquire it instead of competing against it.
GitHub's co-founder and current CEO, Chris Wanstrath, will join Microsoft as a technical fellow to work on software initiatives.
That said, GitHub is more significant than Microsoft, and its unlikely its goal will be modified once the Redmond-based giant takes over day-to-day operations.
Microsoft shares rose almost 1 percent to hit a record high of $101.79.
The tweet was widely considered racist, since Jarrett is an African-American woman and Barr made a comparison to an ape . On Wednesday, she attributed her lack of judgment in the incident to her taking of sleeping pill Ambien.
The officer can be seen striking Weinman in the head, and she is handcuffed and walked to a police vehicle . The two wrestle on the ground, as she repeatedly shouts "get the fuck off me" and "I didn't do anything".
LeBron's teams have been underdogs (and often substantial ones) in seven of the nine Finals series they have appeared in. But Golden State ultimately forced a deciding seventh contest behind Klay Thompson's team-high 35 points in Game 6.
Deaths have been confirmed in Arkansas, California, Minnesota and NY with two of those deaths happening in Minnesota. Officials urge anyone who thinks they may be ill with an E. coli infection to see their doctor.
Shortly after Trump's tweet , D'Souza took his moment in the twitter spotlight to plug his upcoming movie. Dinesh D'souza has stirred controversy earlier for his comments about former US President Barack Obama .
The majority of the Palestinians killed were shot by Israeli snipers after the protesters approached the Gaza border fence. Also on Monday, machine-gun fire from Gaza hit buildings in the Israeli city of Sderot.
Specifics of the new limits will be announced by June 30 and will take effect "shortly thereafter", the White House said. In a statement , China's Commerce Ministry said the announcement is "obviously in violation" of this recent agreement.
You'll be able to pick up Mega Man 11 when it launches October 2 for Xbox One , PlayStation 4 , Nintendo Switch , and PC. Players will now have a weapon wheel at their disposal to quickly toggle through new powers.
Although thought to be considerably safer than tobacco cigarettes, studies have linked long-term use to heart disease and cancer. "As the report explains, only one in eight countries is on track to meet the voluntary global target to reduce tobacco use".
Under the terms of the bill, a new remote worker is eligible for this grant if their expenses do not exceed $5,000 per year. The cap increases in 2020 to $250,000, then drops back down to $125,000 in 2021.
Gowdy said he believes Trump would have picked someone else had he known Sessions would step back from that investigation. Ted Lieu, D-Calif., a fierce Trump critic, tweeted: "Thank you Trey Gowdy for speaking the truth".
Salvaged Trump-Kim summit a win for North Korea
An advance team, led by deputy chief of staff Joe Hagin, has held meetings with the North Korean team in Singapore this week. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who met with Kim yesterday, said he felt negotiations were "moving in the right direction".
Sharapova thrashes Pliskova at French Open
Speaking on court after the match, a jubilant Williams said: "I lost the first set and I just though I have to try harder". Serena Williams of the US celebrates winning her second round match against Australia's Ashleigh Barty.
Xiaomi Mi 8 and Mi Band 3: hit or miss?
We'll probably have to wait for the Mi 8 Explorer Edition's real-world release to see whether Xiaomi is telling the truth or not. Yes, the design of the Explorer edition is different as it have a transparent back showing some of the phone's components.
Sears, Kmart to close 72 stores in near future
Jeff Braun said he was reminded of that recently when he found and used his grandfather's 70-year-old Sears table vise. Shares of Sears Holdings Corp . fell more than 12 percent, or 40 cents, to close at $2.81 a share Thursday.
EDL founder Tommy Robinson jailed for contempt of court
His barrister, Matthew Harding, said Robinson now felt " deep regret " after realising the potential consequences of his actions. As he was already serving a suspended sentence for filming outside another trial in May past year , he was jailed for 13 months.