Fishkill Plant Affected by Blackout

eWeek reports that blackouts which affected cities in the U.S. and Canada yesterday, brought production at IBM's Fishkill plant to a slow.

The plant is reported to have shifted into maintenance mode after being hit by the power-outage, bringing production tools to a safe halt. Production should restart later on Saturday.

The Fishkill plant is the location of the production of the new PowerPC 970 (G5) to be used in the PowerMac G5s.

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