The EU has approved Microsoft’s $7.5 billion GitHub acquisition

Another major hurdle has been removed with Microsoft's $ 7.5 billion acquisition of GitHub. The EU approved the deal after Microsoft decided it had no antitrust concerns about buying a popular open source software repository. Financial Times .

The European monopoly regulator decided that "merged companies will continue to compete with other companies." Officials are also not worried that Microsoft could "degrade the open nature of GitHub." If Microsoft's platform management does not suit your taste, you can switch to .

The purchase of GitHub was first announced in June of this year, and Satya Nadella's CEO said at the time, "We are the stewards of the GitHub community. The GitHub community remains an open platform, We will always listen to the developer feedback and invest in basic and new features. "

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