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About GitHub

GitHub is a social network to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and strangers. Users have access to free public repositories, collaborator management, issue tracking, wikis, downloads, code review, graphs and more. The hosted service is free for open source projects and according to much of the developer community, it has helped to improve open source collaboration. On October 26, 2018, GitHub was acquired by Microsoft.5B.

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88 Colin P Kelly Jr. Street

San Francisco, California, 94107,

United States


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GitHub Patents

GitHub has filed 25 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Software design patterns
  • Diagrams
  • Rotating disc computer storage media
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Static program analysis tools, Database management systems, Data management, Software design patterns, Rotating disc computer storage media


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Related Topics

Static program analysis tools, Database management systems, Data management, Software design patterns, Rotating disc computer storage media



Latest GitHub News

Bengaluru colleges put curbs on use of ChatGPT – Times of India

Jan 28, 2023

BENGALURU: With OpenAI’s ChatGPT passing the Wharton MBA examination, and the US legislation and medical licensing exams, faculties in Bengaluru are getting anxious.Sanjay Chitnis, dean of the college of laptop science and engineering at RV College, has issued an advisory to college students and school saying that synthetic intelligence (AI) brokers reminiscent of ChatGPT, Github […] The post Bengaluru colleges put curbs on use of ChatGPT – Times of India appeared first on Pehal News.

GitHub Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was GitHub founded?

    GitHub was founded in 2008.

  • Where is GitHub's headquarters?

    GitHub's headquarters is located at 88 Colin P Kelly Jr. Street, San Francisco.

  • What is GitHub's latest funding round?

    GitHub's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • How much did GitHub raise?

    GitHub raised a total of $350M.

  • Who are the investors of GitHub?

    Investors of GitHub include Microsoft, Andreessen Horowitz, Sequoia Capital, Institutional Venture Partners, Thrive Capital and 3 more.

  • Who are GitHub's competitors?

    Competitors of GitHub include CloudBees, Gitpod, HPC-AI Tech, GitGuardian, Replit, StackBlitz, EmbodyMe, GitLab, CircleCI, GravityAI and 21 more.

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