“A Reuters report about Apple’s supply chain scrambling to get screens ready because of the need to redesign a component is all well and good, but it’s highly unlikely that the scrambling will lead to a delay in the release of the iPhone because of the complexity of Apple’s supply chain,” Ciaccia writes. “This is a point CEO Timothy D. Cook has made before, as he has questioned reading too much into a single data point.”
“Reuters said that while there may have been a setback to get the new screens ready for the upcoming iPhone, which may be dubbed the iPhone Air, the output is now “back on track and suppliers are working flat-out to make up for lost time,'” Ciaccia writes. “Essentially, this makes this story a non-event, and something Apple investors have already dismissed, judging by share price reaction.”
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