Element acquires Gitter to get more developers on board with the open Matrix messaging protocol

Published Sep 30 2020 at 1:00 PM GMT
  • Some interesting news for lovers of open, decentralized communications tech: Element, the company behind the eponymous Matrix -based Slack competitor (formerly known as Riot) has acquired developer-focused chat platform, Gitter, from dev services giant GitLab, which picked it up back in 2017.
  • The acquisition means Gitter’s community of some 1 7M users will be migrating to.



  • Published Sep 30, 2020 1:00 PM GMT