What We're Reading: Microsoft/GitHub; a new podcast; and a front-seat driver
A Microsoft backstory, a not-to-be-missed next move and an argument in favor of data sharing for large companies are just a few items we're reading.
Five years ago, there wasn’t a lot of love between Microsoft and the open source world, many of whom referred to the tech giant as the “Great Satan.” Company executives had a plan to acquire GitHub, the popular open source digital workshop, but knew it wasn’t time yet. There was still too much antipathy out there.
“Developers — many of whom viewed Microsoft as public enemy No. 1 for its attacks on freely...