Sony, Amazon, others drop out of big tech show over virus
February 9, 2020
LONDON (AP) — Two big Japanese companies are the latest to pull out of a major European technology show due to fears over the outbreak of the new coronavirus.
Electronics manufacturer Sony and mobile phone carrier NTT DoCoMo said Monday they're scrapping their appearances at Mobile World Congress, the world's biggest mobile industry trade fair, in Barcelona, Spain, this month.
Sony Corp. will instead launch its latest devices through its YouTube channel on Feb. 24, the first day of the show.
"As we place the utmost importance on the safety and well-being of our customers, partners, media...