7 Facts About GitHub

1. On October 8, 2016, GitHub access was blocked by the Turkish government to prevent email leakage of a hacked account belonging to the country's Energy Minister.

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2. On June 19, 2018, GitHub expanded its GitHub Education by offering free education bundles to all schools.

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3. In 2016, GitHub was ranked No 14 on the Forbes Cloud 100 list.

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4. In June 2015, GitHub opened an office in Japan that is its first office outside of the US.

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5. On December 23, 2013, GitHub announced it had reached 10 million repositories.

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6. On June 2, 2011, ReadWriteWeb reported that GitHub had surpassed SourceForge and Google Code in total number of commits for the period of January to May 2011.

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7. On July 25, 2010, GitHub announced that it was hosting 1 million repositories.

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