The rumors are true: Microsoft is buying GitHub, the online, open-source repository for code, for $7.5 billion. "Microsoft is a developer-first company, and by joining forces with GitHub we strengthen our commitment to develper freedom, openness and innovation," CEO Satya Nadella said in a post on the Microsoft blog. "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."

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