• Google's I/O conference is returning May 18-20 and will be entirely virtual

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement Google will return to its annual I/O developer conference this year after skipping last year's event due to the pandemic. It will be free and held in an online-only format, according to an invite sent out early on Wednesday.
    The conference will be held May 18-20, according to the invite, which was distributed as a puzzle and cracked by 9to5Google .
    Google skipped 2020's I/O conference due to the coronavirus pandemic. The event was scheduled to run May 12-14, but in early March the company announced it would move to an online-only format. It later canceled it...
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  • Google I/O will return as a virtual event May 18-20

    Google I/O will return as a virtual event May 18-20

    5 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    When the pandemic arrived in the U.S. early last year, companies scrambled to figure out what to do with their long-standing, in-person developer events. For Apple and Microsoft, that meant going virtual - something companies have done with mixed results.
    For Google, it meant calling off I/O all together. The company canceled the developer conference traditionally held each May at Mountain View, California's Shoreline Amphitheater.
    “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...
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