Apple is easily taking the coronavirus. After going through delays in the manufacturing process and imposing restrictions on the relocation of its workers to high-risk countries, the now hardy apple has taken a decision cancel your participation South is the Southwest festival, SXSW, where it would reveal more news through its Apple TV + streaming platform.
This week Apple announced their withdrawal from a planned event from March 13 to March 22 in Austin, Texas, on issues related to the current coronavirus outbreak, as some tech companies have done, including Facebook, Amazon, Twitter, TikTok and Intel.
Apple won't attend the SXSW event because of the coronavirus
Despite the resignation of many companies, the organizers of the event spread that SXSW will continue as planned as they consider that there is "no evidence" that there is a risk of infection in those present. According to, acting medical director and health authority of Austin Public Health
There is currently no evidence that closing Southwest or other activities will make this community safer. We always look at the situation.
On the agenda prior to h is retirement from SXSW, Apple had a day dedicated to launching the first three Apple TV + programs. "The Story of the Beastie Boys"
The company is also planning a discussion for its anthology Little America By creators Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon.
Already in the first quarter of 2020 the coronavirus situation has forced Apple to reorganize its agenda, something it will likely face. your next event is the WWDC, as I have done with other giants like Google, with the cancellation of Google I / O.