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.
The mobile-chip giant also unveils new software-development kits for LTE Broadcast and for its Vuforia augmented-reality software, designed for digital eyewear like Samsung's Gear VR.
Dennis Kish now leads the search company's ultra-fast fiber Internet service as it expands to more US cities.
The chipmaker says its Snapdragon processors are an important element to creating secure methods of rendering mobile devices bricks if stolen.
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.