Google’s launch of the next version of Android operating system, Android 11.0 has been put on hold amid the ongoing unrest in the United States.
The decision was made known on Saturday as the streets of U.S. continue to witness protests over the death of George Floyd, a young black man that lost his life to the hands of Minneapolis police.
Though Floyd’s killers had reportedly been sacked, but the protesters demand commensurate sanction such as prosecution.
“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 developers’ website.
The event was originally scheduled to take place virtually on Wednesday, according to the website. In a tweet, it said that it would announce more details on the new version of Android “soon,” without specifying any date.