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  1. Activist Buys Big Stake in QualcommRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | NACD

    MarketWatch reports Qualcomm Inc. is under pressure from activist investor Jana Partners LLC to consider a breakup and other options to boost the giant chip maker's sagging stock price. Jana is asking Qualcomm to consider spinning off its chip unit from its patent-licensing business, which accounts for most of the company's profit.

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  2. Qualcomm Investment Group Premature in Suggesting Spin-Off of Chipset DivisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | TheStreet.com

    ... may be premature in its suggestion that the mobile chip make r should consider spinning off its chipset unit. Qualcomm may be facing the loss of its biggest smartphone customer with Samsung deciding to use in-house developed technology along with ...

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  3. Investor Jana Partners pushes Qualcomm on stock buybackRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | The Wichita Eagle

    Activist investor firm Jana Partners says Qualcomm should speed up a stock repurchase, look for ways to cut costs, and consider splitting itself up. In a letter sent to investors, Jana Partners said Qualcomm has two "excellent" businesses in its chip design and wireless intellectual property units, but it described Qualcomm's stock performance as underwhelming.

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  4. Jana Partners Sent Qualcomm This Angry LetterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | TheStreet.com

    With an investment of more than $2 billion in the San Diego-based Qualcomm, Jana Partners has outlined several strategies to boost the lagging share price, including accelerating its $15 billion buyback program, cutting costs, aligning executive compensation in line with the share price, and strengthening the company's corporate governance, to name a few. Shares of Qualcomm were falling in late Monday trade, losing 0.39% to $68.78 after having traded as high as $71.90, following the initial report from The Wall Street Journal .

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  5. Here's Why A Qualcomm Split Is A 'Terrible Idea'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Benzinga

    Jana Partners is pressuring QUALCOMM, Inc. to spin off its chip production division and allow the patent licensing business to fly solo. Sean Udall, CIO of Quantum Trading Strategies and author of The TechStrat Report, is among those who are against the idea.

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  6. BusinessActivist investor calls for splitting QualcommRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Qualcomm's share price is down about 6 percent so far this year despite a $15 billion stock buyback program. Qualcomm's share price is down about 6 percent so far this year despite a $15 billion stock buyback program.

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  7. Cerner and Qualcomm Collaborate to Advance Remote Home Health MonitoringRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | PressReleasePoint

    April 13, 2015 - Cerner Corp. and Qualcomm Life, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated , today announced an agreement to extend Cerner's industry leading medical device connectivity capabilities beyond the hospital to the home. Cerner will leverage Qualcomm Life's FDA listed 2neta Platform and Hub to seamlessly capture data from medical devices and sensors within a patient's home, and transmit it to Cerner health care clients through Cerner's CareAwareA device connectivity platform.

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  8. Activist Jana calls for Qualcomm to weigh chip unit spinoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | San Diego Source

    Qualcomm Inc. should consider spinning off its chipset business as part of a strategic review of options to boost shareholder value, activist investor Barry Rosenstein said.

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  9. Breaking Up Qualcomm May Be Hard to DoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Wall Street Journal

    Activist investor Jana Partners LLC, disclosing a stake of more than $2 billion in the San Diego-based company, suggested on Monday a series of changes to unlock shareholder value. Among the possible moves: splitting the San Diego-based company's chip business from its patent-licensing business.

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  10. Investors Gear Up for Tuesday's Earnings WaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Minyanville

    ... over the weekend, sending the stock higher in early trading, but the rally fizzled out with the rest of the market. Qualcomm (QCOM) shares were up this morning after it was announced that hedge fund Jana Partners was urging the company to spin off ...

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  11. Qualcomm Responds To Statements Made By JANA Partners LLCRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | PR Newswire

    /PRNewswire/ -- Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM ) today issued the following statement regarding ideas presented by JANA Partners LLC at an investor conference this morning: Qualcomm welcomes input from our stockholders, including JANA Partners, ...

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  12. Stock Indexes Trim Gains; Netflix Surges On UpgradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Investor's Business Daily

    The Nasdaq was up 0.1% while the Dow Jones industrial average and S&P 500 each lost 0.1%. NYSE volume was down 17% from Friday's levels.

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  13. Qualcomm, eBay Inc, and More: Billionaire Rosenstein's First...Read the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | Insider Monkey

    Qualcomm, Inc is in the news this morning as activist investor JANA Partners LLC appears to be pushing for change in the technology company. According to the Wall Street Journal, JANA is asking Qualcomm to spin off its "essentially worthless" chip unit from its patent-licensing business, which accounts for most of Qualcomm's profit.

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  14. Qualcomm Breakup Sought By Hedge Fund Jana PartnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Investor's Business Daily

    Jana also called on Qualcomm to accelerate stock buybacks, cut costs and make changes to its executive-pay structure, financial reporting and board of directors, according to a report Monday by the Wall Street Journal . Qualcomm stock initially jumped nearly 4%, to 71.85.

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  15. The Corporate Performance Management Summit - Accelerating Your...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | PRWeb

    ... International Events Director. We are happy to confirm that John Devine, the Director of Financial Systems at Qualcomm will be presenting on how to improve your corporate performance for efficiency gain. John will explore how you can build in a ...

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  16. Investors 'Sell The News' As Qualcomm Spikes Higher Off Shareholder ActivismRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | Benzinga

    Qualcomm, Inc. shares are unchanged at $69.17 in Monday's session. It is well off its high for the day that was made shortly after the open at $71.90 and that is $1 lower than its pre-market high of $72.90.

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  17. At the open: TSX, U.S. markets advance as oil risesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Globe and Mail

    ... at Saxo Bank. The Nasdaq Composite Index climbed above 5,000 on Monday, approaching its all-time high amid gains in Qualcomm Inc. and Netflix Inc. as investors awaited this week's corporate earnings reports. Qualcomm climbed 2.2 per cent after an ...

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  18. Jana Partners pressing Qualcomm to spin off chip businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | The Globe and Mail

    Hedge fund Jana Partners said on Monday that Qualcomm Inc's chip business was "essentially worthless" at current valuations and pressed the company to spin it off from its patent-licensing business to "restore investor confidence." Jana also wants Qualcomm to cut costs, accelerate a share buyback, improve disclosures and refresh its board, the New York-based firm said in a quarterly letter to investors.

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  19. Qualcomm shares rise after activist investor calls for breakupRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Los Angeles Times

    Shares of Qualcomm Inc. jumped Monday following a report that an activist investor is urging a revamp of the San Diego chip maker, including a spinoff of its chip unit. Hedge fund Jana Partners LLC wants the semiconductor and telecommunications firm to consider separating the chip unit from its patent-licensing business, as well as cutting costs and accelerating the buyback of stock, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing a letter Jana planned to send to its investors Monday.

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  20. Is Qualcomm's Mobile Dominance Coming to an End?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Investopedia

    Recently, however, it has started to see some signs that its dominance in the mobile market could be waning. might well come without any components from Qualcomm, signaling a competitive shift in the industry.

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