Rumors are circulating that Microsoft wants to have the popular GitHub code storage service brought to light.
A Publication by business Insider αναφέρει ότι γνωρίζει από πηγές τόσο από το GitHub όσο και τη Microsoft, ότι οι two companies initially met to discuss a joint marketing venture and are now considering a full-fledged one merge.
If rumors are true, the deal will move to the amount of 5 billion dollars, a price that a source Reported on CNBC that is too high for Microsoft.
It is unclear whether these talks are part of a serious concern if they are inactive or if they continue even today.
GitHub, in 2015, was valued at around $2 billion, and a few years ago it was looking for funding to go public. But things changed when GitHub CEO Chris Wanstrath stepped down last fall. THE company has yet to find a replacement, although it is considering executives from Microsoft and Google.
If the rumors turn out to be true and the acquisition is done by Microsoft, both companies will benefit. Owning Git hub θα δώσει στην Microsoft άμεση πρόσβαση σε εκατοντάδες εκατομμύρια προγραμματιστές, που εργάζονται σε εκατομμύρια businesses και projects. Οι προγραμματιστές αυτοί μπορούν να χρησιμοποιήσουν ευκολότερα τις services Microsoft cloud and other company products.
In addition, the Git Hub is a gold data mining and AI resources. The acquisition of the service could hypothetically give access to Microsoft.
As far as the benefits that GitHub can make, they are much more measurable: 5 billions of dollars is not much.