Developments in Mirasol display technology could be a source of growth for Qualcomm in the coming years.

Developments in Mirasol display technology could be a source of growth for Qualcomm in the coming years.

QUALCOMM INC.

CEO: Paul Jacobs.

Revenue: $10.99 billion in FY 2010; $10.42 billion in FY 2009.

Net income: $3.25 billion in FY 2010; $1.59 billion in FY 2009.

No. of local employees: Declined to state. However, in response to a San Diego Business Journal Book of Lists survey last year, a company official put Qualcomm’s local full-time employment at 11,847 as of Aug. 1.

Headquarters: Sorrento Mesa.

Year founded: 1985.

Stock symbol and exchange: QCOM on Nasdaq.

Company description: Technology company focused mainly on wireless telecommunications. As a ‘fabless’ semiconductor maker, Qualcomm outsources the production of its chips.

Cellular phones were priced at $1,395 and the Internet was off-limits to the public when Qualcomm Inc...

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