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New iPad Stock Runs Out Fast; Pre-Orders Delayed

The Apple iPad (version 3) is slated for release this Friday, March 16, 2012; however, Apple fans may be disappointed to learn that there are already reports of inventory shortages. As a result, many North American pre-orders placed through Apple's ... online store won't actually ship until at least three days later than expected. (Source: ) Apple Fails to Anticipate Heavy Demand This isn't the first time Apple has encountered significant launch date inventory shortages. When the iPad 2 was initially released last year, in many U.S. locations it sold out on day one. That forced Apple to ... (view more)

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Outsourcing: What Does it Mean for India, China?

In the last few years -- perhaps even decade -- the cost of wages has forced many technological jobs to a place in our galaxy far, far away. Manufacturing as a whole has exploded in China and the Far East, but in recent years, the boom has expanded ... to include other nations in the near-Pacific theatre with a workforce capable of technological achievement. The most recent market for manufacturing outsourcing has been India, but as its wage rates increase, its appeal to the North American and European tech industry decreases. Outsourcing is most widely known as the delegation on internal duties ... (view more)

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