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Samsung cancels 2020 developer conference as pandemic continues raging

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Samsung has held a developer conference every year since 2013, but it will skip 2020 because of the coronavirus.


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Samsung’s developer conference will take a break this year, as the novel coronavirus pandemic makes it impossible to gather thousands of people in one place. 

The company said on its developer website that it has canceled its 2020 Samsung Developer Conference and that it’s “disappointed that we will not be hosting the event this year and getting the chance to interact directly with you.”

Samsung opted not to move its developer conference online, like how Apple handled WWDC virtually in June. Samsung itself is hosting its third digital product event since early August, with its “Unpacked for Every Fan.” While most of Apple’s employees are based

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Total Tech Summit Cancels November Event, Announces Virtual Experience

Total Tech Summit Cancels November Event, Announces Virtual Experience

The Total Tech Summit Virtual event will take place in early December.

One of the last industry events still on the docket for 2020, the Total Tech Summit, has been cancelled due to COVID-19. The 13-year-old event, which includes the CE Pro Summit tract, was planned for November 9-11, 2020 in Cleveland.

“Amid the challenging circumstances arising from COVID-19, it has become clear that hosting Total Tech Summit this November is not possible,” says Emerald, managers of the event, and owners of CE Pro and its sister publications Security Sales & Integration and Commercial Integrator, which are also part of the hosted event. The summit originated as the CE Pro 100 Summit and is for invited guests only to network and meet with vendors.

“The cancellation of the live event is due to developments regarding the ongoing progression of the COVID-19 pandemic, including the latest government data, measures and

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