The biggest smartphone conference of the year was just canceled. The organizers of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, GSMA, announced in a statement on Wednesday that the conference was canceled because of concerns about the coronavirus.
Sony and Amazon are the latest major companies to pull out of one of the world's largest tech shows because of risks posed by coronavirus. Sony said it would no longer take part in Mobile World Congress in Barcelona after “monitoring the evolving situation” after the coronavirus outbreak.
The mobile phone is the new PC, Google Chief Executive Eric Schmidt said this week at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain.