Google has completely canceled Google I/O 2020 due to COVID-19 pandemic. The company announced on March 3rd that it canceled the physical I/O event, but now the whole thing is off. In early March, Google indicated the in-person portion of Google I/O  would be cancelled over coronavirus concerns, and it was still exploring other ways to connect with developers. But that’s no longer the case

“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.”

At I/O, which was set to take place from May 12th to 14th this year, Google typically shows off new features coming to Android and other Google services as well as announce new Google hardware. Now that the event is entirely canceled, it’s unclear if or when the company will share similar updates.

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