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Intel cuts Q4 guidance, cites disk drive shortage

12/12/2011 02:20 PM EST
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docdivakar
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re: Intel cuts Q4 guidance, cites disk drive shortage
docdivakar   12/28/2011 12:12:09 AM
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The Thailand floods have had a disruption of 6-months in the supply chain ecosystem. But as with many electronic hardware companies in the aftermath of Japan's earthquake this year, second-sourcing in different geographical locations became more important than before. It surprises me if Intel did not factor this in business upheavals. MP Divakar

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t.alex   12/27/2011 1:33:23 PM
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That is a good point. Are they hiding the real reason?

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elih66   12/18/2011 12:56:30 PM
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it looks like Intel is hiding the real reason behing the hdd shortage. it's no secret that Intel is lagging far behind the hottest trends, mobile & ipad devices. the pc market is evolving very fast to non intel-microsoft solutions. wakeup intel before it's too late

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agk   12/18/2011 5:48:40 AM
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HOpe the HDD manufacturers will have plans for new sites in the future which has minimum or no natural damages.

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