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.
Paul Jacobs says healthcare will be a big story in tech over the next 10 to 15 years.
The company says it's looking for 10 companies to participate in a robotics accelerator. The win for Qualcomm: open up a new market for its Snapdragon chip.
Qualcomm expects to close the deal by the summer of 2015, giving it a boost in automotive and connected devices.
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.
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