Qualcomm is a world leader in 3G, 4G and next-generation wireless technologies. For nearly 30 years, Qualcomm's ideas and inventions have fuelled major technology trends, transforming the way people work, live and play. Over the years, Qualcomm and its subsidiaries have successfully anticipated big industry challenges and made early stage technology investments. Through an open and inclusive portfolio-licensing practice and a strong roadmap of mobile processors and system software solutions, their inventions and technology solutions have been made broadly available. Qualcomm also continues to positively impact people's lives by inventing new connectivity and intelligence technologies found in areas such as healthcare, education and wearables, among others. Qualcomm is a Fortune 500 company, included in the S&P 500 Index and traded on the NASDAQ. It is headquartered in San Diego, California, USA, and employs more than 31,000 people in 198 locations worldwide.