The chipmaker's platform to wirelessly stream music from mobile apps will be integrated into Monster's SoundStage speakers and Fon's Gramofon music-streaming box.
Johnson leaves Qualcomm to become Microsoft's new executive vice president of Global Business Development.
While MediaTek has been gunning for Qualcomm's core business in the higher-end market, Qualcomm looks to be playing a similar game, attacking MediaTek's territory in the low-end market.
Are you a gadget lover, not a doctor? International teams are working to create portable devices that could quickly and easily detect common ailments.
Cristiano Amon, co-president of Qualcomm's chips segment, said in an interview that the rapid adoption of 4G LTE technology should benefit the company's growth in China.
The chipmaker is chided for its involvement with a Chinese antitrust expert, who has been dismissed as a government adviser for helping a consulting firm write a report for Qualcomm.
Paul Jacobs says healthcare will be a big story in tech over the next 10 to 15 years.
Antitrust regulators have reportedly found Qualcomm abused its monopoly in China. Meanwhile, the chipmaker is forging ahead there, investing up to $150 million for local startups.
Chipmaker posts sharply higher earnings for its June quarter thanks to strong chipset sales, but shares fall after hours as company warns of problems in China.
The dominant mobile player says it plans to integrate Wilocity's technology into some of its mobile offerings starting next year.