American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include Online advertising technologies, Search Engine, Cloud Computing, Software, and Hardware, Google has cancelled its 2020 I/O event over Covid-19 Pandemic.
Google I/O 2020 developer conference is an annual developer conference where Google announces new hardware, software, and various updates for its existing apps and services. In a statement, Google has cancelled the event, the statements read:
Out of concern for the health and safety of our developers, employees, and local communities — and in line with recent “shelter in place” orders by the local Bay Area counties — we sadly will not be holding I/O in any capacity this year. 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. Please know that we remain committed to finding other ways to share platform updates with you through our developer blogs and community forums. Take care of yourselves. We’ll continue to do everything we can to help our communities stay safe, informed, and connected.