Chip Shortage

Sony PS5, Nintendo Switch Console Sales Suffer Due to Chip Shortages

While announcing their financial results for the fiscal year ending March 2022, both Sony and Nintendo blamed semiconductor chip shortages for their flagship console sales shortfalls, Polygon is reporting. “Sales this fiscal year were affected by shortages of semiconductor components and other parts,” said Nintendo as it reported a 20% year-over-year decline in the combined sales of all...

Global Chip Shortage Will Drag into 2024, Says Intel CEO

[caption id="attachment_366364" align="aligncenter" width="480"] Image: Intel Corporation[/caption] In an interview with CNBC's "TechCheck" on Friday, Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger said the company now expects the ongoing global semiconductor shortage to last until 2024. The chip shortage was originally a product of the COVID-19 pandemic, which elevated global demand for consumer electronics to record highs at...

Harvard Professor Explains Global Chip Shortage Affecting Industries

In the latest episode of his Decoder podcast, The Verge's Nilay Patel talked to Dr. Willy Shih, professor of Management Practices at Harvard Business School, about the global chip shortage that is showing no signs of slowing down anytime soon. Shih is an expert on semiconductors and chips, as well as supply chains. The management professor saw...

Global Chipset Shortage Is Hurting Everyone But Apple Says Analyst

According to Wave7 Research, which produces monthly reports on the US mobile-phone market based on surveys of retailers, the global chipset shortage is hurting 'everybody but Apple,' especially the supply of lower-cost Android phones in the U.S. (via PCMag). Sources have told Wave7 Research that Apple was able to lock down chipset supply well ahead of time....