Thursday, June 14, 2018

13,000 Projects

Microsoft has purchased GitHub.  It cost the multinational behemoth $7.5 billion in stock to acquire the free code and data hosting service that had become the "de facto home of open source software development." More than 13,000 projects left GitHub within an hour of the news, migrating to its competitor, GitLab.

-- Motherboard, by way of FiveThirtyEight's Significant Digits newsletter, 5 June 2018

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