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daleste
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Re: good move
daleste   2/3/2014 9:35:33 PM
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So they are trying to get some recognition for devices that they are a component inside.  It is hard to get that recognition.  Even Intel has a hard time to do it.

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DrQuine   2/2/2014 8:53:51 PM
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From a Jan.13, 2014 feature article in FORTUNE "Qualcomm, the company that bought you ubiquitous mobility, is now on a quest to connect all things to the net", it sounds like Qualcomm is adopting a double pronged approach. They are starting to create end user products as well as trying to expand consumer recognition of the components that they provide within other consumer goods. 

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daleste   1/30/2014 10:36:21 PM
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Maybe Qualcomm needs a  PR campaign like "Qualcomm Inside".  It is difficult to be in the public eye when you are the supplier of the embedded device for another company.

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Anand.Yaligar   1/30/2014 11:45:01 AM
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Qualcomm seems to have mastered the process of developing and deploying proprietary patent protected technologies. 

@DrQuine, I agree with you. Infact Qualcomm is earning huge revenue by patent licensing. I am curious to know how much Qualcomm paid HP to acquire these patents.

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Anand.Yaligar   1/30/2014 11:26:12 AM
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Looks like a good move for HP to get some value for the IP they no longer need.

@daleste, I agree with you. This will definitely help Qualcomm, I am curious to know which other company would have shown interest to buy thse patents ?

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AZskibum   1/29/2014 9:26:30 AM
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Valuable IP that will once again be put to good use. Definitely a win-win for both companies.

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DrQuine   1/28/2014 7:03:42 PM
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Although not a household name, many consumers have products with Qualcomm technologies embedded inside. Qualcomm seems to have mastered the process of developing and deploying proprietary patent protected technologies. I hope that they'll be able to use these newly purchased underutilized patents to make more powerful user friendly mobile products.

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elctrnx_lyf   1/28/2014 10:31:15 AM
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Qualcomm want to be a software and a solution provider in the future than just being a chip maker.

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Sheetal.Pandey   1/28/2014 9:31:51 AM
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Looks like nowdays buying and selling patents is becoming a business on its own. Sometimes acquisition and mergers happen only for patents. BUt just selling and buying a patent, wonder whether innovation is just a commodity these days.

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zewde yeraswork   1/28/2014 9:15:52 AM
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Yes, HP discontinued WebOS production just one year after acquiring the IP from Palm. It's been a few years now. This is definitely a win-win.

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