Microsoft agrees to buy coding site GitHub for $7.5B

MICROSOFT HAS AGREED to acquired GitHub for $7.5 billion. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/DAVID PAUL MORRIS
MICROSOFT HAS AGREED to acquire the code repository company, GitHub, for $7.5 billion. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/DAVID PAUL MORRIS
NEW YORK - Microsoft Corp. said it reached an agreement to buy GitHub Inc., the code repository company popular with many software developers, for $7.5 billion in stock. The deal will add to Microsoft’s operating income, including some costs, in its fiscal year 2020, the company said in a statement Monday. Microsoft expects the deal to…

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