Qualcomm Inc.’s recent shareholder vote tally does raise questions and flags, and that means there could be a change at the helm of the company — or not — depending on whom you ask.
Twice in two weeks, with Broadcom Ltd. closing in on a hostile takeover, Qualcomm Inc. issued an urgent message to its shareholders: Don’t forget about NXP Semiconductors NV.
Qualcomm Inc. looked almost like an arm of the government last month when President Donald Trump cited national security risk as his reason for halting the San Diego semiconductor company’s attempted takeover by Singapore-based Broadcom Corp.
TECH: Politics, IP Disputes, Acquisition Muddle Dealings
Qualcomm Inc.’s footing in its most important market has gotten a little shakier lately as the Trump administration’s confrontation with China over intellectual property rights and national security threatens to disrupt two sets of negotiations vital to the company.
TECH: Company’s Past Actions Ceded 4G to Qualcomm
Don’t be surprised Intel is ramping up its wireless competition with Qualcomm. The shocker is why the two haven’t been at each other’s necks for years.
TECH: Intel Ready to Take On Qualcomm For 5G Dominance
Intel Corp. is coming after Qualcomm Inc. — years after, you might say — in the battle for mobile technology dominance.
BIOTECH: Hougen Finds Inspiration For Pursuit of Drug Development
The generally small rate of pharmaceuticals that ultimately make it to market means it can be pretty dismal working for a drug discovery and development company.
FINANCE: Micale Manages Growth, Leads Strategic Plan
What a year 2017 was for Ashlee Micale, CFO and executive vice president at San Diego County Credit Union.
SATELLITES: Duffy Navigates International Markets, New Segments
Probably every CFO gets something of a kick out of balancing profitability with industry-changing investments. But ViaSat Inc.’s Shawn Duffy gets a little more pumped up than most.
Co. Faces Many Challenges to Boost Languishing Stock Price, Fulfill Pledge to Stockholders
The San Diego chipmaking giant is preparing to face shareholders at its previously postponed annual shareholders meeting, scheduled for March 23.