Qualcomm is a world leader in 3G, 4G and next-generation wireless technologies. For more than 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. The company and its subsidiaries are now helping to shape the new, connected world by engineering ground-breaking mobile chipsets and software; developing enabling technologies and ad-hoc networking and context awareness; and creating solutions to tackle the growing demand for mobile data. Qualcomm, headquartered in San Diego, California, USA, is a Fortune 500 company, included in the S&P 500 Index and traded on the NASDAQ.