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COVID-related silicon supply chain issues have impacted core information technology products, according to Taiwanese industrial tech specialist Advantech. Speaking at an investor’s meeting yesterday, the company's president of Embedded and IoT products Miller Chang described positive sales growth in Q4 2020 and Q1 2021 with Q1 …

  1. Pascal Monett Silver badge
    Coat

    "to reflect the supply problems and to discourage hoarding and overbooking"

    And maybe, just maybe, to skim an additional 5% since demand is up. It's the law of capitalism, come on.

    Can we get a top hat with monocle icon ?

    Right, I know the way out.

    1. Red Ted Silver badge
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      Re: "to reflect the supply problems and to discourage hoarding and overbooking"

      It’s an almost perfect example of supply and demand in action.

      Building the devices I work with, we I are suffering for anything with silicon in them, from diodes to microcontrollers. I see lead times going out to 50weeks. So imagine my surprise when a disti adds 5%!

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