The launch of Apple’s next generation iPhone, which was expected to be happen in September, could be delayed until 2021, sources have told the Nikkei Asian Review. Disruptions to Apple’s supply chain and its ability to work with suppliers around the world amid the coronavirus pandemic are top reasons for the potential delay, sources said. Also, Apple might not want to release its new iPhone,...
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For much of the last century, metals companies have made stainless steel from nickel mined in Russia or the Philippines and smelted at temperatures up to 2,900 degrees. But demand for nickel is outstripping supplies because the metal is a key component in most electric vehicle batteries. So metals producers have turned to a new supplier—Indonesia, which possesses vast reserves of a previously...
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