Microsoft is Reportedly on the Verge of Acquiring Github

Microsoft is reportedly in acquisition talks with GitHub, according to sources privy to the matter. Based on the Bloomberg report, the deal to purchase one of the biggest code repository companies will be announced as early as Monday. Founded in…

GitHub’s Atom Reaches A Million Users

GitHub announced on Monday that Atom, its hackable text editor, has reached a million active users. “That’s three times the number of active users we had under a year ago at the one-year anniversary of Atom becoming completely open source,”…

GitHub Launches Podcast for Community Projects

GitHub announced a new podcast called the GitHub Community Cast to give developers a chance to learn more about various projects. The first one, for example, features an interview with Andy Miller from CMS the Grav project as well as…

GitHub Announces New Code Review Tools

GitHub announced the addition of new features to make code review faster and more flexible. These include ways to find what you’re looking for more quickly, the ability to view comments with more context, and the ability to pick up…

GitHub Adds Reactions

Facebook recently took the Internet by storm by finally introducing Reactions, giving users the ability to quickly express different…well, reactions, as opposed to just “likes”. Perhaps following the social networks’ lead, GitHub just announced that it too is providing reactions.…

Shareaholic Adds More Sites To Follow Button Lineup

Shareaholic, the company behind the popular social media button share tools, announced that it has added some new sites to its Follow Button lineup. In other words, sites can use these buttons to get people to follow them on more…

Make Your Own 3D Printed Six-Legged Robot

Have you ever wanted to make a fully autonomous robot? If so, your dreams of kickstarting the robot apocalypse can be fulfilled with just a 3D printer, some simple software and a bit of electrical knowhow. Meet Bleuette, a free…

Twitter Releases Clutch.io Code Under Open Source License

Back in August, Twitter acquired the Clutch.io staff to work with their growth and international teams. Some users were concerned about the fate of Clutch’s tools that enabled many developers to easily create iOS apps. The team said that they…

Facebook Integration Still Confusing? Check Out These Sample Apps

It seems like every app these days has some kind of Facebook connectivity. You can share status updates, high scores, open graph stories and much more through simple Facebook integration. For some, however, that integration isn’t so easy. That’s why…

Pixar Releases Open SubDiv On An Open Source License

Most people can probably agree that Pixar is one of the most influential animation studios of all time. Their films have been not only critical and commercial hits, but important to the progression of animation technology as well. The technology…