Google I/O 2020 Is Fully Cancelled as Virtual Event Also Called Off
Google I/O 2020 Is Fully Cancelled as Virtual Event Also Called Off, Google said attendees will get refund and those who purchased tickets for this year’s event will be granted the option of buying a Google I/O 2021 ticket.
Google has announced the complete cancellation of its flagship conference “I / O 2020”, saying that the only digital event has also been postponed.
“For the sake of health and safety for our developers, our employees and the local communities – and in accordance with recent shelters by local counties in the Bay Area – we will unfortunately not be in possession I / O in any capacity this year. “said Google on the I / O website.
“For now, the most important thing we can do is to focus our attention on helping people facing the new challenges we all face. Realize that we remain committed to finding other ways to share platform updates with you via our developer blogs and our community. “added the tech giant.
Google announced on March 3 the cancellation of its biggest technology event, scheduled for May, due to fears of the coronavirus.
The company said attendees will receive a refund and those who purchased tickets for this year’s event will be able to purchase a Google I / O 2021 ticket.
Google I/O 2020 Is Fully Cancelled as Virtual Event Also Called Off, Google I / O is its biggest news event of the year bringing new changes to Android and updates to services like Google Maps.
Tech giants like Apple, Facebook, Oracle, Microsoft, Cisco and Salesforce have also canceled or postponed their annual conferences.
According to estimates from the data intelligence company PredictHQ withdrawn for Recode, the direct economic loss from the cancellation of major technology conferences has exceeded $ 1.1 billion.