GitHub Acquires npm.inc

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npm.inc, the company behind the popular Node Package Manager (npm) is set to be acquired by GitHub. Founded in 2009, npm became extremely popular and is the default package manager for JavaScript runtime environment Node.js. With this acquisition GitHub will invest in the infrastructure and the platform “to ensure that npm is fast, reliable, and scalable,” said Nat Friedman, CEO of GitHub.
[Source: TFiR]