Qualcomm executives mark the corporation’s appearance on the Nasdaq in this photo from the company archives.

Qualcomm executives mark the corporation’s appearance on the Nasdaq in this photo from the company archives.

1983-84

Interactive Concepts

Sciteq

1985

Qualcomm

1986-87

ViaSat

MultiSpectra

PCSI

1993-98

VideoFreedom

Reticular Systems

It’s a time that Roberto Padovani recalls vividly — the moment in 1989 when he and other engineers at Qualcomm Inc...

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