Google developer event sells out in 20 minutes

Google I/O, a developer conference, has sold out in just over 20 minutes, causing the company to ensure that the event is streamed live.

Google developer event sells out in 20 minutes
Google developer event sells out in 20 minutes

Google's senior vice-president of social business Vic Gundotra reported that the event's ticket rush yesterday (27 March) caused a large amount of server activity.

"While we're overwhelmed with the interest and enthusiasm around Google I/O, we know it can be very disappointing and frustrating when an event sells out this quickly," he said.

As a result of the demand, he added that the keynote, and all sessions, will be streamed live online.

The event, which is attended by more than 1,000 developers, takes place at San Francisco’s Moscone Center from 27-29 June, 2012.

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