Storage market continues to boom

IDC's worldwide storage tracker has noted that the personal and entry level storage market has shot up 73.4 percent year on year - reaching 20.2 million units shipped in Q1 2013, with shipment value growing 54.1 percent at $1.8 billion.

Supply issues could limit iPad Mini availability

We're all used to supply issues whenever Apple launches a new product, but in the case of the new iPad Mini, things could be worse than usual.

Boost visas for highly-skilled tech workers, says Microsoft

Microsoft is calling on Congress to pump more into science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education because of a looming shortage of tech workers.

Intel pessimistic over hard disk drive shortage

The shortage of hard drives caused by the recent floods in Thailand is starting to hit other tech vendors hard.

"Bottleneck" blamed for Asus Transformer shortage


As we reported yesterday, the Asus Eee Pad Transformer is the Android Honeycomb device no one seems to have.

Heaven runs out of iPad 2s

Well, it seems as if it's not just us poor mortals that want more iPads than we can get - the dead are suffering a shortage too.

Still some space left with iPv4

With the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) set to make a major announcement this week relating to the dwindling pool of available iPv4 addresses, a new internet census has revealed the extent of the problem.           

Shortage of alternative energy minerals will trigger trade wars

The trend towards alternative energy sources will trigger international trade wars, a Colorado Geological Survey scientist will tomorrow warn the Geological Society of America.

Spectrum crunch likely to be worse than expected

There'll be a further, massive shortage of spectrum in coming years if more isn't made available, the FCC has warned.

Screen supply problems set to hit iPad production

LG Display says it will not be able to meet demand from Apple for LCD screens for the iPad, and is warning that the device's launch may be delayed in some countries.

Screen shortages hold back Sprint 4G plans

Component shortages are holding back supplies of the HTC Evo, hampering Sprint's efforts to attract users to its 4G network.

IP shortage leads to increased Black Market demand

A severe shortage of IPv4 addresses has reportedly "raised the specter" of companies eventually being forced to obtain an address from the nascent IPv4 black market.