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GitHub CEO Nat Friedman (left) and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella (right)

GitHub makes its first major move since Microsoft bought it for $7.5 billion — and it’s something customers have long been asking for

GitHub has launched free, private code repositories — something that customers have long been asking for.
Eli Lilly announced early Monday that it plans to buy the biotech Loxo Oncology for about $8 billion.

Pharma giant Eli Lilly just made an $8 billion bet on a cutting-edge scientific approach that uses DNA to treat cancer

Eli Lilly's $8 billion acquisition of the biotech company Loxo Oncology is a notably large deal, but it's open to additional ones, its CEO said.
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Aphria keeps tumbling after short seller alleged its Latin American acquisition is a ‘shell game’

Aphria tanked as much as 25% Tuesday after a short seller on Monday alleged the company's LATAM acquisition benefitted its insiders.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

Microsoft is acquiring a Texas-based AI startup as it prepares for the next wave of the cloud wars

Microsoft announced Wednesday it would acquire XOXCO, an Austin-based AI startup that created a bot for Slack called Howdy and the Botkit for GitHub.
Xbox leader Phil Spencer with host Julia Hardy.

Xbox announced a bunch of new stuff over the weekend — here are the 8 things to get excited about

On Saturday in Mexico, Microsoft's Xbox arm announced a bunch of stuff that you may have missed. Here it is!

VMware bought the startup founded by the ex-Googlers who created one of the hottest technologies in Silicon Valley

The cloud computing company VMware announced that it would acquire Heptio — a startup cofounded by two of the original co-creators of the mega-popular Kubernetes platform.

IBM is paying a ‘rich valuation’ for Red Hat

IBM was sliding ahead of Monday's opening bell after announcing a deal to acquire the cloud-software company Red Hat for $34 billion.
Incoming GitHub CEO Nat Friedman (left) and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella (right)

GitHub is now officially part of Microsoft following the close of its $7.5 billion acquisition

Microsoft acquired the developer platform for $7.5 billion in a deal first reported in June by Business Insider. Now, it's time for GitHub's new CEO Nat Friedman to get down to business.
Novartis CEO Vas Narasimhan

Cancer-therapy provider Endocyte spikes 50% after Novartis agrees to buy it for $2.1 billion

Endocyte, a US cancer-treatment provider, entered into a deal on Thursday to be acquired by Swiss drug maker Novartis. Endocyte shared exploded 50% to $23.48 apiece following the news.
SendGrid, which went public in November 2017 with a market cap around $725 million, will soon join Twilio at valuation around $2 billion.

$7.2 billion Twilio is spending $2 billion to buy one of its publicly-traded partners

Twilio will acquire SendGrid in an all-stock deal set to close in the first half of 2019.