Some people in the electronics supply chain are scratching their heads wondering how Apple's iPhone 5 forecast is holding up.
While tech geeks may be bummed that Apple didn't introduce a new hardware product at last week's developers' conference, some in the electronics supply chain are still scratching their heads wondering how the company's iPhone 5 forecast is holding up.
News from the conference focused on the iTunes Radio service and the iOS7 unveil and got the iPhone 6 rumor mill spinning again, but other reports raised some supply chain issues worth watching.
A couple issues causing minor headaches could be linked to higher-than-needed order targets and iPhone 5 production delays. Much of the head-scratching appears linked to Citi analyst Glen Yeung's recent research note, citing Citi's "field work in the hardware supply chain," a report major news outlets around the world picked up.
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