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qualcomm inc (QCOM) Details

QUALCOMM Incorporated designs, develops, manufactures, and markets digital communications products and services based on code division multiple access (CDMA), orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA), and other technologies. It operates in four segments: Qualcomm CDMA Technologies (QCT), Qualcomm Technology Licensing (QTL), Qualcomm Wireless & Internet (QWI), and Qualcomm Strategic Initiatives (QSI). The QCT segment develops and supplies integrated circuits and system software based on CDMA, OFDMA, and other technologies for use in voice and data communications, networking, application processing, multimedia, and global positioning system products. The QTL segment grants licenses to use portions of its intellectual property portfolio, which includes patent rights useful in the manufacture and sale of various wireless products, such as products implementing CDMA2000, WCDMA, CDMA TDD, GSM/GPRS/EDGE, and OFDMA standards, as well as their derivatives. The QWI segment provides fleet management, satellite- and terrestrial-based two-way wireless information and position reporting, and other services; software and hardware to transportation and logistics companies; content enablement services for the wireless industry; push-to-talk and other software products and services for wireless network operators; and development, and other services and related products of wireless communications technologies to government agencies and their contractors, as well as builds and manages software applications that enable certain mobile location-awareness and commerce services. The QSI segment invests in early-stage companies that support the design and introduction of new products and services, as well as holds a wireless spectrum license. The company operates primarily in China, South Korea, Taiwan, and the United States. QUALCOMM Incorporated was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.

31,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 11/6/13
Founded in 1985

qualcomm inc (QCOM) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Total Annual Compensation: $816.5K
Total Annual Compensation: $728.3K
Executive Chairman
Total Annual Compensation: $1.2M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.4M
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and...
Total Annual Compensation: $675.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

qualcomm inc (QCOM) Key Developments

Qualcomm Incorporated Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend, Payable on December 18, 2014

Qualcomm Incorporated announced a quarterly cash dividend of $0.42 per common share, payable on December 18, 2014, to stockholders of record at the close of business on December 1, 2014.

NVIDIA Files Complaints Against Samsung and Qualcomm for Infringing GPU Patents

NVIDIA announced that it has filed complaints against Samsung and Qualcomm at the International Trade Commission and in the U.S. District Court in Delaware, alleging that the companies are both infringing NVIDIA GPU patents covering technology including programmable shading, unified shaders and multithreaded parallel processing. The identified Samsung products include the Galaxy Note Edge, Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy S5, Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy S4 mobile phones; and the Galaxy Tab S, Galaxy Note Pro and Galaxy Tab 2 computer tablets. Most of these devices incorporate Qualcomm mobile processors - including the Snapdragon S4, 400, 600, 800, 801 and 805. Others are powered by Samsung Exynos mobile chips, which incorporate ARM's Mali and Imagination Technologies PowerVR GPU cores.

QUALCOMM Incorporated Appoints John Murphy as Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer, Effective September 2, 2014

On August 28, 2014, QUALCOMM Incorporated announced that it appointed John Murphy to serve as its Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer (Principal Accounting Officer), commencing on September 2, 2014. George S. Davis, the Company's Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, also served as the Company's Principal Accounting Officer prior to this appointment. Mr. Murphy, age 46, has served as Senior Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer of DIRECTV Inc. since November 2007, and Vice President and General Auditor of DIRECTV Inc. from October 2004 to November 2007. Previously, he served in various finance and accounting positions at several companies including Experian Group Ltd., JDS Uniphase Corporation, Nestle USA Inc. and Atlantic Richfield Corporation. There was not and is not any arrangement or understanding between Mr. Murphy and any other person pursuant to which Mr. Murphy was selected to this position.


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