Apple Slowdown Threatens $30 Billion Global Supplier Web

Apple Slowdown Threatens $30 Billion Global Supplier Web

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An attendee examines an iPad Mini during an Apple Inc. launch event in San Jose, California. The iPhone, Apple’s biggest source of revenue and profit, is in a smartphone market that’s becoming saturated, while new devices such as the iPad mini have a narrower profit margin than other products.