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McAfee Decides To Withdraw From Mobile World Congress (MWC)

LG, Ericsson, Amazon and ZTE, which are among the biggest in the technology sector; He did not want to send his employees to travel abroad and take the risk of being affected by COVID-19 (Corona virus) and decided to withdraw from the Mobile World Congress 2020 (MWC), which will be held at the end of February.

Appearing in Wuhan, China last month, and spreading rapidly due to the high level of contagiousness Covidien-19 (Wuhan Corona Virus) caused many deaths, especially in China. Although Wuhan city was quarantined and measures were taken worldwide, the virus spread to the cities of other countries. As of now 1,113 peopleLost his life due to COVID-19.

The last week of February every year takes place in Barcelona Mobile World Congressis an event where companies producing mobile devices and software introduce new technologies, showcase their names and announce their names, and also take place during the year. the biggest stands out with being a digital congress.

South Korea-based technology giant LG, Ericsson, Amazon and China-based communication technologies producer ZTE; employees They announced that they gave up attending the Mobile World Congress 2020 (MWC) in order to protect their health and not cause misunderstanding.

Cyber ​​security company we know with antivirus program McAfee LG followed Ericsson, Amazon and ZTE. In a statement by McAfee's spokesperson: “As in every event, our first priority is the health and safety of both our employees and stakeholders” explanation while including statements, “Because of our concerns about COVID-19, McAfee decided to stop attending the Mobile World Congress 2020 and giving an exhibition.” It continued in the form.

Accordingly, McAfee has withdrawn from MWC 2020 and participated in this event. give up He wrote his name on the list of companies that are growing day by day. On the other hand, China-based smartphone manufacturer Huawei and many more technology companies said they would attend the Mobile World Congress 2020.

The organizer of the event, GSMA, emphasizes the health of the participants. security precautions does not prevent the increased health anxiety towards MWC 2020. Among these security measures: Participants traveling from Hubei city of China are not included in the event, everyone who travels from China is at least 14 days have been out of China and body temperature scanning throughout.

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