GitHub to Acquire npm JavaScript Package Manager

Microsoft’s GitHub division announced on March 16 that it is acquiring privately held JavaScript package management vendor npm Inc. Financial terms of the acquisition are not being publicly disclosed.

Npm Inc. is the leader of the open-source npm JavaScript package manager and code registry, which are widely used by more than 11 million developers. In addition to the open-source npm effort, the company has commercial tools including npm Enterprise, which had its last major update in July 2019.