With the ‘shelter in place’ directive from the Bay Area authorities, Google won’t be internet hosting I/O 2020.
This additionally consists of the deliberate livestream.
It’s anticipated the bulletins can be made through press releases.
After some speculations, Google I/O 2020 has been formally known as off due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Google Developers Twitter account issued a press release concerning the tech convention getting cancelled, including to a rising listing of occasions which might be cancelled or postponed.
“Out of concern for the health and safety of our developers, employees and local communities — and in line with ‘shelter in place’ requirements by the local Bay Area government — we sadly will not be holding an I/O event in any capacity this year,” the tweet reads.
“Right now, the most important thing all of us can do is focus our attention on helping people with the new challenges we all face. We’ll continue to do everything we can to help our communities stay safe, informed and connected,” the tweet added.
Previously, Google had stated that will probably be cancelling the on-ground periods of I/O 2020 and a stay stream will happen as a substitute. Going by the newest replace, the anticipated tech convention now stands utterly cancelled together with the livestream.
Even going forward with the livestream would have wanted individuals congregating and contemplating the pace at which the COVID-19 pandemic is spreading, it’s prudent of Google to name off the occasion altogether. With no stay stream, it might be attainable that Google will make bulletins concerning the Pixel 4a collection and Android 11 through press releases.
Similarly, Apple has additionally known as off a bodily occasion round WWDC 2020 and can be holding a livestream scheduled for June. However, it received’t be stunning if Apple additionally calls off this yr’s developer convention contemplating how quickly the scenario is evolving.