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Qualcomm Executive Looking For Next Big Thing

Founded in 1985, the San Diego-based company Qualcomm has been at the forefront of the technology we carry in our pockets every day.

Its products are in cell phones, cars and medical devices, and the company’s executive chairman Paul Jacobs tells Here & Now’s Robin Young that the medical sector is an area in which he is personally invested in possible advances.

Watch a video from the Qualcomm Museum

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Qualcomm is headquartered in San Diego. (Robin Young)
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Qualcomm is headquartered in San Diego. (Robin Young)
A video of the first test of Qualcomm's cellphone technology. (Robin Young)
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A video of the first test of Qualcomm's cellphone technology. (Robin Young)
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(Robin Young)
Qualcomm's headquarters in San Diego. (Robin Young)
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Qualcomm's headquarters in San Diego. (Robin Young)
Qualcomm's patent wall. (Robin Young)
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Qualcomm's patent wall. (Robin Young)
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(Robin Young)