Github

GitHub bug saw users logged into others users’ accounts
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Security

GitHub bug saw users logged into others users’ accounts

The Microsoft-owned firm invalidated all authenticated sessions “out of an abundance of caution”
9 Mar 2021
GitHub walks back Jewish employee’s termination for using “Nazi” on Slack
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Business operations

GitHub walks back Jewish employee’s termination for using “Nazi” on Slack

An independent investigator found “significant errors of judgement” in the termination
19 Jan 2021
GitHub: Open source vulnerabilities can go undetected for four years
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Security

GitHub: Open source vulnerabilities can go undetected for four years

GitHub research finds that time between vulnerability detection and fix must shorten
3 Dec 2020
GitHub is now free for all developer teams
Development

GitHub is now free for all developer teams

The cost-free rung, featuring unlimited private repositories, is targeted mainly at small teams and startups
15 Apr 2020
Getting started with Git
software development

Getting started with Git

The system behind GitHub can be used for more than just version control
25 Mar 2020
Microsoft plans to integrate npm with GitHub following acquisition
programming languages

Microsoft plans to integrate npm with GitHub following acquisition

The JavaScript platform will undergo a host of improvements, with the community given a stronger voice
17 Mar 2020
GitGuardian, the security startup hunting down online secrets to keep companies safe from hackers
startups

GitGuardian, the security startup hunting down online secrets to keep companies safe from hackers

More than 3,000 company credentials unwittingly end up online everyday. GitGuardian helps firms plug these leaks
29 Nov 2019
Github launches ‘Patreon for coders’
Development

Github launches ‘Patreon for coders’

Github Sponsor tool allow fans to financially support open source devs
24 May 2019
EC approves Microsoft's purchase of GitHub
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open source

EC approves Microsoft's purchase of GitHub

The European Commission declared the merger would not be anti-competitive
22 Oct 2018
Microsoft bought GitHub to rebuild devs trust, says new CEO
Development

Microsoft bought GitHub to rebuild devs trust, says new CEO

Devs won’t be forced to use Microsoft logins, says ex-Xamarin boss
8 Jun 2018
Github weathers world's largest DDoS attack
distributed denial of service (DDOS)

Github weathers world's largest DDoS attack

The site had just ten minutes of downtime
2 Mar 2018