Concerned about corona virus, Google canceled the I / O Developer Conference 2020

Tram Ho

As corona virus outbreaks are becoming more complex, Google has announced the cancellation of its I / O developer conference this year. According to the original plan, this conference will take place from 12 to 14 May this year. The announcement of cancellation of the I / O conference came just days after Google also stopped hosting its Cloud Next event in San Francisco.

Due to concerns surrounding the corona virus (Covid-19) and following health guidelines from CDC, WHO and other healthcare organizations, we decided to cancel the physical Google I / O event at Shoreline Amphitheater . ” A Google spokesman explained in the statement sent to The Verge.

Lo ngại virus corona, Google hủy bỏ Hội nghị nhà phát triển I/O 2020 - Ảnh 1.

I / O Conferences is often the biggest event of the year for Google to introduce new changes in Android, Google’s hardware and even updates to their services like Google Maps. Google says it is exploring ” other ways for Google I / O to best connect and continue building our developer community.

Google said participants will receive a full refund on March 13, and those who have purchased tickets for this year’s event will be automatically granted the option to purchase tickets for Google I / O events. 2021.

The cancellation of Google I / O is the latest in a series of recent technology events that have to be canceled due to concerns about corona viruses. Last month, the MWC (Mobile World Congress) conference was canceled, followed by Facebook’s F8 developer conference, the GDC game developer conference, and more.

Refer to The Verge


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