Due to the coronavirus, numerous events are currently being canceled; This was also forecast for Apple's World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC). Now the iPhone manufacturer from Cupertino has in one press release announced that WWDC 2020 will increase as an online event. The event about the future of iOS, iPadOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS will take place as usual in June.
"We're running WWDC 2020 in an innovative way for millions of developers around the world this June, and as we bring the entire developer community together, we'll see a whole new experience"Said Phil Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing. "The current health situation has made it necessary for us to develop a new format for WWDC in 2020 that includes a full program with an online keynote and sessions that provide a great learning experience for our entire developer community around the world. We will share all further details in the coming weeks."
Apple not only shows solidarity with the developers, who cannot be at an on-site event, but now have the digital chance to participate. But also with the companies based in San Jose, which will have to accept losses in terms of their revenues due to the lack of physical WWDC 2020. Apple is making $ 1 million available to these companies. Further information, details and statements can be found in the press release linked above. Detailed information on Apple WWDC 2020 as a digital event is available here: https://developer.apple.com/wwdc20/.
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