Google revealed that it also wanted to acquire GitHub, but Microsoft ultimately won the bid. Even though there are concerns about its future projects on the platform, the company claims it is fine with the turnout.
Business Tech June 29, 2018
Microsoft is acquiring software developer company GitHub for $7.5 billion in company stock. The technology company hopes that its software tools would enhance GitHub users’ coding development programs
Microsoft June 4, 2018
GitHub survived the most powerful DDoS attack in history that peaked at 1.35 TB per second. The software development website lived through the ordeal, but while the Memcrashed method is still available, even more powerful DDoS attacks may launch soon.
Security March 2, 2018
Apple's leaked iPhone source code was recently posted on Github. Reports confirm that a former intern stole the code and even more from the company.
Apple February 11, 2018
Someone has leaked iBoot on GitHub. There are missing files so it can’t be compiled, but hackers might still take advantage of this iPhone source code to find vulnerabilities in iOS and create jailbreaks.
Security February 8, 2018
A Canadian software developer tweaked the Amazon Dash so you can donate $5 to ACLU with every press. But is it a good idea to keep the button near while reading Donald Trump's tweets?
Gadgets February 8, 2017
Facebook announced a security tool that could make it easier to use a two-factor authentication to protect your accounts online. It is currently available for GitHub but is expected to be adopted by other companies soon.
Internet January 31, 2017
Google recently shared some resources on GitHub, and the company seems to have built a new OS. It looks like non-Linux based Fuchsia OS will be the next best thing from the company, powering everything from embedded devices to computers.
Google August 13, 2016
Google Inbox will get new integration features for Trello and GitHub as well as other Google products, such as Drive and Alerts. The update is available across the Android, iOS and web platforms.
Apps/Software August 9, 2016
GitHub recently received the full source code of the Apollo 11 manned mission to the Moon. Redditors were quick to pry it apart and revealed quite interesting bits of content from the space race era.
Space July 12, 2016
Internet March 8, 2016
A new study has been released suggesting that women get higher acceptance rates for coding - but only if they don't say what their gender is. The study was conducted of 1.4 million GitHub users.
Internet February 12, 2016
Microsoft has relocated its repository of Computational Network Toolkit (CNTK) deep-learning software from CodePlex to GitHub, making it accessible to many other developers. According to the team, it wants to let other researchers have the same resources it has.
Apps/Software January 26, 2016
Developers complained in an open letter how GitHub seemed to be ignoring their requests. The group also expressed some of the most frequent issues and gave out suggestions on how these can be addressed.
Internet January 23, 2016
Microsoft may have missed the mobile boat, but it certainly is looking out for the Internet of Things industry as it releases Windows 10 IoT Core.
Apps/Software August 11, 2015
ZenHub brings its project management services to self-hosted GitHub Enterprises.
Business August 10, 2015
The Great Firewall of China now has a massive cannon. About two weeks ago, the world got its first look at China's Great Cannon.
Internet Culture April 11, 2015
GitHub is back in action, after suffering what appeared to be a DDoS attack to ultimately keep users in China from skirting the country's censors.
Internet March 30, 2015
Google has announced the end of Google Code, a service for coders to develop and share their open-source projects. Google has offered project migration tools for users to move from Google Code to GitHub.
Apps/Software March 13, 2015
Apple has denied that a security breach with its iCloud and iPhone software caused the theft of nude photos of more than 100 celebrities. The company said that a "very targeted attack" unearthed the revealing images.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 7, 2014
Things are not looking so rosy for Apple, as the company was recently the victim of a brazing hack that saw over 300 nude images of celebrities stolen. The Cupertino giant is now investigating the matter, but chances are nothing will come of this matter.
Internet Culture September 3, 2014
Julie Anne Horvath, who has been a stalwart defender of GitHub as a good company where women in the technology industry can work, has left the company. Ironically, she has hinted of gender harassment at GitHub.
Business March 17, 2014
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