Japanese earthquakes could damage IT supplies
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Sony plant damaged

The two major earthquakes rocked southern Japan this week damaging Sony's image sensor plant.

MediaTek sales targets unharmed by earthquake
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Despite postponed deliveries

MediaTek saw some postponed deliveries of some chips from TSMC, and there had been fears that it might not meet its sales guidance.

Recent Taiwan earthquake impact larger than expected
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Damage to Fab 14 may affect iPhone 7 production

A recent 6.4-magnitude earthquake in the southern Taiwan region that killed at least 116 people was originally expected to have a less than 1 percent impact on semiconductor manufacturing in the region. TSMC now expects to have an impact above 1 percent, according to an updated report from DigiTimes.

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Back to prequake levels
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Sony could push it to 2011 in some regions
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Earthquakes and other doom
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Business as usual for TSMC
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Events in Japan have shut down suppliers
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But prices may rise in short term