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GitHub sued over role in Capital One data breach

GitHub accused of aiding Capital One data breach; lawsuit filed We had recently reported how Capital One, one of the largest banks and one of the largest credit card issuers in the U.S., was involved in a massive data breach where more than 100 million of the company’s customer accounts […]

GitHub Restricting Access For Developers In US Sanctioned Countries

GitHub starts blocking developers in countries like Crimea and Iran, which are under US trade sanctions Microsoft-owned GitHub, the largest source-code repository in the world, is “restricting” users from countries that are facing US-imposed trade sanctions from using its online services. The countries affected are Crimea, Cuba, Iran, North Korea, […]

Microsoft open-sources Windows Calculator app on GitHub

Microsoft is open-sourcing Windows Calculator app on GitHub Microsoft has open-sourced its iconic Windows Calculator app, a software calculator preinstalled on every Windows system, on GitHub under the MIT license. This includes the source code, build system, unit tests, and product roadmap. “Our goal is to build an even better user […]

GitHub gives unlimited private repositories to free users

GitHub’s free users will now have unlimited access to private repositories Microsoft-owned GitHub, the largest source-code repository in the world, has announced a GitHub Free plan, which offers users unlimited private repositories for free. For those unaware, this is GitHub’s first major update since it was officially acquired by Microsoft for […]

Snapchat Source Code Leaked, Posted Publicly On GitHub

Snapchat Source Code Leaked Online, Posted On GitHub In response to a DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright Act) takedown notice, Microsoft-owned repository GitHub took down a leaked source code of the popular social messaging app SnapChat, after it was posted publicly on the world’s largest platform for developers. The notice sent by Snap […]

GitHub launches free courses on open source collaboration and HTML on Learning Lab

GitHub’s Learning Lab announces free programming courses In April 2018, GitHub, the world’s largest platform for developers, had launched ‘Learning Lab’ – a portion of the site where users can learn fundamentals of GitHub and get tips on how to migrate from there to other similar services. For those unaware, […]

Microsoft announces open-source Quantum Katas project on GitHub to teach Q# programming

Microsoft launches a free series of programming exercises to learn quantum computing Quantum computer is touted as the next big leap in technology. Microsoft has been working on to build a robust ecosystem for quantum computing for quite some time now. Recently, the software giant announced the release of Quantum Katas, an […]

Nintendo wants GitHub to remove the popular Game Boy Advance emulator

GitHub responds to Nintendo’s request by shutting down Game Boy Advance emulator Last week, Nintendo, the Japanese gaming company behind the popular game like Nintendo Switch, filed and sent a DMCA notice to GitHub to shut down a JavaScript-based emulator hosted on the developer platform that allowed users to access […]

GitHub gets a modern makeover of classical Windows 9x

GitHub Windows Edition: This user style transforms GitHub’s pages into GUI resembling Windows 9x Last month, we had reported that the software giant Microsoft had officially acquired GitHub Inc. for $7.5 billion in an all-stock deal, which was significantly higher than its initial estimates of $2 billion when it was […]

Google Admits That Microsoft Beat Them To Buy GitHub

Google Cloud CEO Diane Green says that Microsoft beat Google to buy GitHub Earlier this month, we reported that the software giant Microsoft had officially acquired GitHub Inc. for $7.5 billion in an all-stock deal. While the news of Microsoft acquiring GitHub did not go well with the global developer […]