All the ways China’s coronavirus outbreak is affecting tech

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The tech sector is currently feeling the impact of the coronavirus, with companies closing offices, stores, and factories in China as well as restricting employees from nonessential travels to the country. The closures, which were initially expected to last through the Lunar New Year holiday week in late January, have now extended to February 10th, though it is still unclear whether most companies will be back up and running by Monday.

Multitudes of short and long-term effects are anticipated, from postponed events to companies potentially missing a holiday launch target due to the nationwide office closures. Here’s a look at how the coronavirus has already affected the industry.

Store closures

Earlier this month, major tech companies…

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