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Microsoft to pay $7.5B for code hub

By DINA BASS AND ERIC NEWCOMER, BLOOMBERG NEWS

This article was published June 5, 2018 at 2:08 a.m.

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Microsoft Corp., whose visitor center in Redmond, Wash., is shown in this file photo, says it will pay $7.5 billion in stock for the popular coder hangout GitHub as the maker of Windows further embraces the types of open-source projects it used to shun.

Microsoft Corp. is buying GitHub Inc. for $7.5 billion in stock, bringing in house a community of 28 million programmers who publish code openly and extending a shift away from a strategy of shrouding its software in secrecy.

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