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The Linux Foundation Says We Should ‘Celebrate’ Microsoft Buying GitHub

github logoNot everyone is thrilled by news that Microsoft is buying Github — and you might think the Linux Foundation is among them. Well, it isn’t. The head of the Linux Foundation says the Microsoft snapping up GitHub is “good news” for the open source community. He also reckons that, rather than sneer about it, we ought to “celebrate […]

This post, The Linux Foundation Says We Should ‘Celebrate’ Microsoft Buying GitHub, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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GitHub’s New CEO Did a Reddit AMA, This is What he Said

It’s been a crazy week. News that Microsoft is buying GitHub has shocked and stunned the developer community, with reverberations of the deal being mostly keenly felt by those involved with open source projects. Folks are scared and suspicious of Microsoft — bleedin’ Microsoft! — and of it’s motives. Is the GitHub that developers know and love about to […]

This post, GitHub’s New CEO Did a Reddit AMA, This is What he Said, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Microsoft Wants to Buy GitHub, and FOSS Fans are Freaking Out

github logoIs Microsoft about to buy GitHub? According to a Business Insider sources the two companies are in talks about a possible acquisition. The deal, should it come to fruition, would see Microsoft buy GitHub, is reportedly to be valued at a colossal $5 billion. But should open source software enthusiasts be worried by this? GitHub is at the heart of FOSS […]

This post, Microsoft Wants to Buy GitHub, and FOSS Fans are Freaking Out, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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