Japan Reactor Problems Seen Affecting Chip Industry

Tagged: Japan, Off Topic, Computer Hardware, Technology
Source: PCMAG - Read the full article
Posted: 3 years 22 weeks ago

"Three days after the devastating earthquake that struck Japan on March 11, concerns are now being raised about the effects of a potential reactor meltdown. Furthermore, one analyst study raised questions about the impact of the quake on a key component of the Apple iPad 2.

Reports from the area now claim that the three units in the Fukushima Dai-ichi reactor in northern Japan may be faced with partial, or at worse complete meltdowns.

Any catastrophic meltdown could place thousands at risk, although local residents have been evacuated to a safe area. But the reactors also supply power to homes, businesses, and factories in the area, placing technology manufacturers, affecting semiconductor wafer manufacturers, chip suppliers, and ultimately manufacturers of consumer products.."

 

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Tivon
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Things are looking even worse now that they are having power plants blowing up.

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what comes in mind to me is toyota and nintendo..
already heard that Final fantasy servers shut down and some games release date been pushed away..

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The problems in Japan and terrible, but if you are waiting on computer parts, then you might want to get them now.