• ‘Never seen anything like that,' market analyst tells Keiser Report about global chip shortage

    6 days ago - By RT

    The semiconductor shortage has been forcing international auto manufacturers to shut production in some countries. The disruption is expected to last for several months, experts say.
    Max Keiser interviews Wolf Richter of wolfstreet.com , who has worked for a decade as general manager and COO of a large Ford dealership and its subsidiaries, about the ongoing chip turmoil.
    “The semiconductor shortage is a real problem,” says Wolf, adding, “one of the drivers behind it is that we have the sudden boom in durable goods sales in the United States and other countries too.”
    He explains that...
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  • Apple has reportedly delayed iPad and MacBook production due to the global chip shortage

    Apple has reportedly delayed iPad and MacBook production due to the global chip shortage

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    Customers admire iPad Pro products in an Apple retail store in Shanghai.
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    A global chip shortage has forced Apple to delay the production of MacBooks and iPads.
    Nikkei reported that Apple had pushed back some component orders to the second half of this year.
    But iPhone production has not been affected by the supply shortage, the report said.
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    Production of some of Apple Inc's MacBooks and iPads has been postponed due to a global component shortage, the Nikkei reported on Thursday. Chip shortages...
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