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Apple Locked Up Close to 60% of Global Touch Panel Supply

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It has been some time since RIM announced the PlayBook and it seems like consumers are starting to wonder what the holdup is. A recent rumor suggests that Apple has created tight supply in the global touch panel capacity market in an attempt to reach its goal of shipping 40 million iPads in 2011. Apparently, these component shortages are affecting competitors such as RIM, Motorola and HP, and could be contributing to delays.
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