Here’s Why Apple Wants to Buy Cobalt Directly From Miners – Fortune

In an effort to avert potential production problems of its devices, Apple is in talks to directly acquire a critical mineral used in lithium-ion batteries. The tech giant is negotiating with miners to buy thousands of metric tons of cobalt annually for …
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