Apple iPhone 5 May Face Supply Problems

iPhone 5
iPhone 5
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Apple uses three suppliers to provide the display for its iPhones. One of them, Sharp, has yet to commence production of the next iPhone’s display. The delay may result in fewer iPhones available to consumers when the device launches. The problem, according to sources cited by The Wall Street Journal, is related to “manufacturing difficulties” of an unknown nature. Sharp had planned to begin production by the end of August, but the the Journal’s sources say it is now unclear if or when Sharp will be able to start production. Read the full story at Information Week.

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Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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