Cyanogen has announced that it is shutting down on December 31, 2016. The company will close its all services and development on nightly builds. The company announced the shut down in a very short blog post, stating:
“As part of the ongoing consolidation of Cyanogen, all services, and Cyanogen-supported nightly builds will be discontinued no later than 12/31/16. The open source project and source code will remain available for anyone who wants to build CyanogenMod personally.”
As for CyanogenMod, it will continue to exist solely on the efforts of developers who want to continue developing it as a personal project. CyanogenMod is an open source Android based operating system developed and maintained by the community. The source code will remain available for anyone wanting to continue working on it.