* The 9.7-inch (25- centimeter) screen, larger than that of the iPhone, is made by South Korea’s LG Display Co. and Samsung Electronics Co., and Japan’s Seiko Epson Corp., according to ISuppli.
* The CEO of LG Display, the company that makes the display used in Apple's iPad, has said that his company has been unable to keep up with demand for the large displays used in Apple's new tablet, which sold over 3 million units last quarter. The executive said that Apple may have to "delay launches" of the device due to component shortages.
* Apple declined to comment on questions regarding iPad manufacturing, said spokeswoman Natalie Kerris. She reiterated the company’s April 14 comments that “demand is far higher than we predicted and will likely continue to exceed our supply over the next several weeks.”
* Apple sold more than 500,000 iPads in the first week after its U.S. debut on April 3. Apple said it made the “difficult decision” to delay the international release of the iPad by a month because demand was greater than it predicted. That means the iPad -- a mobile gadget for surfing the Web, reading electronic books, playing music and watching videos -- won’t be available until the end of May in the U.K., Canada, Australia, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain and Switzerland.
* This latest delay is the second time Apple has pushed back shipments of the iPad. Back in January, it had announced that the device would be sold worldwide in late March, but after analysts reported delays in production, it postponed the U.S. launch of the iPad to April 3 and the worldwide launch to late April.
* Both the WiFi and 3G versions of the iPad were originally scheduled for launch in Japan, Canada, Australia, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland and the UK at... [continues]
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