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Latest Qualcomm Inc. Items
Economic conditions in Europe have been blamed for weak quarterly results or outlook at several tech companies. Apple also reported that growth in revenue and net income had slowed, largely because average selling prices were down. Here's a look at how selected companies providing computers, components, services and related software are faring:
Here is a summary of recent earnings and reports for selected technology companies and what they reveal about the state of spending and the overall economy:
Mobile phone chip-maker Qualcomm Inc. said Tuesday that its board approved the increase of its quarterly dividend by 16 percent to 25 cents and up to $4 billion in stock buybacks.
The stock market had a strong start to 2012, with the Dow Jones industrial average and the S&P 500 advancing in January, followed by a healthy start to February. Supporting the climb is the modest but continued improvement in domestic economic data and what appears to be a workable solution to the Greek debt crisis.
The Federal Communications Commission approved wireless carrier AT&T Inc.'s $1.93 billion purchase of unused wireless spectrum from Qualcomm Inc.
AT&T Inc. said Monday that it is ending its $39 billion bid to buy T-Mobile USA after facing fierce government objections.
A new electronic display is poised to challenge power-hungry LCDs after U.S. mobile chip maker Qualcomm Inc. teamed up with a South Korean bookseller to introduce a new e-reader.
Qualcomm Inc., a chip-maker for mobile phones, reported stronger-than-expected quarterly results driven by rising smartphone demand.
The changing face of the computer industry was on display Wednesday as two companies representing the old guard and the new issued strong results for the latest quarter.