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Forbes  8 hrs ago  Comment 
Since there are obvious synergies between the chip and the licensing business, benefits would be lost if the two business units were divided, in Qualcomm’s view. Jana Partners, in its letter, argues that Qualcomm's share price, which has lagged...
Motley Fool  Apr 14  Comment 
LG's upcoming G4 flagship phone is said to use Qualcomm's lower-performing Snapdragon 808.
TheStreet.com  Apr 14  Comment 
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- After activist investor JANA Partners reportedly took a sizable stake in Qualcomm  and urged the company to accelerate its stock repurchases and consider splitting itself in two, research firm Bernstein disagreed with...
TheStreet.com  Apr 14  Comment 
Search Jim Cramer's "Mad Money" trading recommendations using our exclusive "Mad Money" Stock Screener. NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Did you miss last night's "Mad Money" on CNBC? If so, here are Jim Cramer's top takeaways for today's trading. PSG...
TheStreet.com  Apr 14  Comment 
NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Activist investment firm and major Qualcomm shareholder Jana Partners may be premature in its suggestion that the mobile chip maker should consider spinning off its chipset unit. Qualcomm may be facing the loss of its...
Wall Street Journal  Apr 14  Comment 
Qualcomm’s ability to set lucrative royalty rates—at the center of an activist-investor push to break up the company—could be weakened.
Forbes  Apr 13  Comment 
A proposed break-up of Qualcomm by activist investors may give a boost to the company’s stock in the short-run. But it won’t solve Qualcomm’s problems. Innovation would. For years, Qualcomm has been a stellar performer on Wall Street,...
Benzinga  Apr 13  Comment 
Jana Partners is pressuring QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) 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...




 

I just love it when people say 'the type of bdtawidnh", as if a kilobyte from an iphone differs from a kilobyte from any other smart phone.Yes, in 2005 no carrier's infrastructure was built to handle that type of stress on their network. Today, in an industry where smart phones are prevalent and basically a standard, every major network can handle an iPhone. This especially holds true for a corporation like Verizon, which has an array of smart phone products that, according to studies, far exceed the data demands than any other.AT&T decided to play Russian Roulette by not allocating enough of its massive revenue gains towards expanding and strengthening their network early on, and now they are paying the price. Every other carrier has the benefit of learning from AT&T's mistakes.That means: if you have AT&T and you plan to stay, the only major benefit you will see is less calls dropped that shouldn't have been dropped in the first place. As far as the 'no data while making a call line'; (assuming speculation is true) the 2011 released iPhone will likely be on Verizon's LTE network, which will not have the disadvantages of its predecessors.

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