The Microsoft Corp. logo is displayed at a launch event for the company’s Windows 8.1 operating system in Tokyo, Japan. (Photographer: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg)

Open-Source ‘Great Satan’ No More, Microsoft Wins Over Skeptics

(Bloomberg) -- In 2014, Microsoft Corp. cloud chief Scott Guthrie wrote up a proposal to acquire GitHub Inc. Then he filed the plan away in a drawer. Every once in a while he'd take the plan out an...