18 Mar '11, 4am

Apple iPad 2 parts said squeezed by Japan quake

Apple iPad 2 parts said squeezed by Japan quake

Toshiba Corp, which is one of the companies that produces the NAND flash memory used in the iPad 2 according to IHS iSuppli's research, briefly shut down a flash memory manufacturing facility in Japan and warned it could face hurdles distributing its products. Suppliers of other components whose factories weren't damaged are likely to be affected by logistical issues, such as difficulties procuring raw materials and shipping finished products, the report said. -- REUTERS

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