A recent report revealed that the earthquake in Japan put a halt to nearly 25% of the world’s semiconductor wafer production. This material is responsible for making flash memory and DRAM that you can find in any personal computer. The overall impact shouldn’t be enough to drastically hinder future production. Read the full article at PCMag.com
Japan Quake Stopped 25% of Semiconductor Wafer Production
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).