Analyst: Apple controls 60% of touchscreen supply

Matthew

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Following the Japanese quake, many analysts predicted supply issues for Apple's iPad 2 and upcoming iPhone 5. In fact, just today Best Buy announced that it would postpone sales of the second-generation iPad because of "supply constraints," while the iPhone 5 might be delayed until the second half of 2011 instead of the usual early summer refresh.

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Trillionsin

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Havent we seen an article similar to this in the past 6 months? Seems a little unfair, but first come first serve... early bird gets the worm sort of thing, huh?
 
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captaincranky

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Havent we seen an article similar to this in the past 6 months? Seems a little unfair, but first come first serve... early bird gets the worm sort of thing, huh?
Well, actually we have and quite a bit more recently than 6 months..... https://www.techspot.com/vb/topic162913.html If touchscreens were a commodity traded on the NYSE then Apple would be running afoul of the SEC. As it stands now, they're walking a fine line between legal and illegal pursuant to anti- trust violation. The whole affair is commodities manipulation.