November 28, 2020
Google Suspends Chrome and Chrome OS Releases for Continued Stability as Coronavirus Causes more Telework

Google Pauses its Upcoming Release of Chrome and Chrome OS for the Sake of Work from Home Stability

Google says it is putting the upcoming releases of the next versions of Chrome and Chrome OS on a temporary hold to ensure continued stability…

As the coronavirus spreads, an increasing number of people are working from home. That means having to rely on internet connections, browsers, and similar elements to maintain productivity. Since this creates a demand on many different fronts, Google has announced that it’s halting the release of Chrome and Chrome OS for a time.

Google Suspends Chrome and Chrome OS Releases for Continued Stability as Coronavirus Causes more Telework

The global pandemic of COVID-19 is causing many businesses to alter their day-to-day operations and tech giant Google is no exception. Because of this sudden and massive shift away from commercial office environments to residential households, Google doesn’t want to risk putting out products that may contain undetected bugs in the systems.

For essential software to continue to work in a fluid manner, it’s critical not to introduce any potential unknowns to the public. Just a minor issue could cause serious interruptions in work and have an even bigger effect, given the already serious economic circumstances that are just starting to unfold.

William Boleys

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