About Qualcomm (Nasdaq: QCOM)

Per QUALCOMM Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM)  Qualcomm  develops, designs, manufactures, and markets digital communications products and services in China, South Korea, Taiwan, the United States, and internationally.
Qualcomm  operates through three segments:

  •  Qualcomm CDMA Technologies (QCT);   The QCT segment develops and supplies integrated circuits and system software based on Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA), orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA), and other technologies for use in voice and data communications, networking, application processing, multimedia, and global positioning system products.
  •  Qualcomm Technology Licensing (QTL);  The QTL segment grants licenses or provides rights to use portions of its intellectual property portfolio, which include various patent rights useful in the manufacture and sale of certain wireless products comprising products implementing CDMA2000, WCDMA, CDMA TDD, and/or LTE standards, as well as their derivatives.    and
  • Qualcomm Strategic Initiatives (QSI):  The QSI segment invests in early-stage companies in various industries, including digital media, e-commerce, healthcare, and wearable devices for supporting the design and introduction of new products and services for voice and data communications.

 

  Qualcomm also develops and offers products for implementation of small cells; mobile health products and services; software products, and content and push-to-talk enablement services to wireless operators; and development, and other services and related products to the United States government agencies and their contractors. In addition, it licenses chipset technology and products for data centers. QUALCOMM Incorporated was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.
Sector (GICS®)        Information Technology
Industry (GICS®)   Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment
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Jul19  QCOM to announce Q3 earnings After Market (Confirmed)
Jul19  QCOM Earnings Conference Call at 4:45 PM

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3 thoughts on “About Qualcomm (Nasdaq: QCOM)

  1. Thoughts about the Apple Inc. (AAPL) versus Qualcomm (QCOM) dispute:
    Based on my education in programming, I seriously do not believe Apple Inc. (AAPL) can successfully argue Qualcomm’s IP has nothing to do with whatever “touch” screen Apple chooses to use based on input/output. Streaming movies and videos … requires a lot from the modem. Any iPhone user that wants to Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter, … text, send a picture, or check their e-mail, et cetera must tappity-tap-tap on their touch screen then hit enter, send, etc. This communication between the screen and the modem is controlled by the software input/output to/from device and then connectivity to the network for both send and receive … whether Apple Inc chooses to use Qualcomm chips, or not, the Standard Essentials Patents, such as for CDMA means Apple still needs a QCOM license … and Apple Inc. is selling a hand held computer in the disguise of a phone … kind of like trying to convince the sales tax man that the Rolls Royce you just bought should pay no more tax than a Ford because they both have four wheels …
    Or to put it another way …
    But, really, should an Apple device that is streaming movies and videos … imposing a substantial demand on the network, modem to cpu to screen … pay the same as a phone that simply takes/makes calls… and maybe texts …. ??! Pretty sure common sense would say no! And, Apple Inc. is in a position to recover the costs of Qualcomm SEP Licensing with the sale of every app and with every movie and video streamed… not to mention the advertising sold …

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