Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google on Saturday said it has postponed next week’s planned unveiling of the beta version of the latest Android 11 operating system Android in the face of protests and concerns in the US.
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“We are excited to tell you more about Android 11, but now is not the time to celebrate,” Google said in a message posted on its Android developer site.
The event was originally scheduled to take place virtually on Wednesday, according to the site. In a tweet, it said it will announce more information about the new version of Android “soon” without setting any dates.
Protests have spread in the United States over the murder of George Floyd, a black man in Minneapolis, who died after getting stuck in the neck under a white police lap.
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