Delayed shipments from contract chip manufacturer Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Corp, which makes the A-series processors used on the iPhone and iPad, has come at a sensitive time for Apple. The US technology giant is preparing for its much-anticipated annual launch of new iPhone models next month. Photo: Reuters Delayed shipments from contract chip manufacturer Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Corp, which makes the A-series processors used on the iPhone and iPad, has come at a sensitive time for Apple. The US technology giant is preparing for its much-anticipated annual launch of new iPhone models next month. Photo: Reuters
Delayed shipments from contract chip manufacturer Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Corp, which makes the A-series processors used on the iPhone and iPad, has come at a sensitive time for Apple. The US technology giant is preparing for its much-anticipated annual launch of new iPhone models next month. Photo: Reuters
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Delayed shipments from contract chip manufacturer Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Corp, which makes the A-series processors used on the iPhone and iPad, has come at a sensitive time for Apple. The US technology giant is preparing for its much-anticipated annual launch of new iPhone models next month. Photo: Reuters Delayed shipments from contract chip manufacturer Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Corp, which makes the A-series processors used on the iPhone and iPad, has come at a sensitive time for Apple. The US technology giant is preparing for its much-anticipated annual launch of new iPhone models next month. Photo: Reuters
Delayed shipments from contract chip manufacturer Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Corp, which makes the A-series processors used on the iPhone and iPad, has come at a sensitive time for Apple. The US technology giant is preparing for its much-anticipated annual launch of new iPhone models next month. Photo: Reuters
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