[MD1] QUALCOMM Acquires Now Software
TweetFollow Us on Twitter

[MD1] QUALCOMM Acquires Now Software

QUALCOMM Incorporated Announces Acquisition of Now Software

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- QUALCOMM Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), a
world leader in wireless communications and advanced electronic messaging
solutions for the Internet, today announced its acquisition of Now
Software, a pioneer in cross-platform, personal productivity software.

With the acquisition, QUALCOMM gains Now's range of advanced scheduling and
calendaring software products that meet a growing demand for individual and
enterprise collaboration for both office and mobile users. The acquired Now
product line, coupled with its Internet savvy engineering staff, will be
incorporated into QUALCOMM's Eudora(R) Division thereby strengthening
Eudora's technological leadership in the Internet market.

"The acquisition of Now gives QUALCOMM access to exciting new technologies
and talented individuals," said Jeff Jacobs, vice president and general
manager of QUALCOMM's Eudora Division. It also will provide Eudora's 18
million users with enhanced communications capabilities and expand the way
they communicate and work together on the Internet and ultimately the
wireless environment."

"Now technologies are committed to saving users time and energy, and
promoting improved personal and professional communication capabilities,"
said Duane Schulz, president and chief executive officer of Now Software.
"The combination of QUALCOMM's Internet and wireless expertise signals an
exciting future for these products."

QUALCOMM intends to support Now's flagship products and distribution
channels currently in place. From a service standpoint, QUALCOMM will stand
behind retailers, institutional users and personal users in both market and
service support.

QUALCOMM plans to keep Now's Portland, Oregon offices open, which
underscores its commitment to the Oregon business community.

Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Now Software is the 71st-largest
software company in the U.S. with close to two million users of its award-
winning product line. The Now Software product family, including the
flagship products Now Up-to-Date(TM) and Now Utilities(TM), has
consistently garnered industry praise, including Product of the Year,
multiple Editor's and Reader's Choice honors and seven World Class Awards.
The company has strategic relationships in place with industry leaders
including Apple, Sybase and 3Com.

Headquartered in San Diego, QUALCOMM develops, manufactures, markets,
licenses and operates advanced communication systems and products based on
its proprietary digital wireless technologies. The Company's primary
product areas are the OmniTRACS(R) system (a geostationary satellite based,
mobile communications system providing two-way data and position reporting
services), CDMA wireless communications systems and products, and, in
conjunction with others, the development of the Globalstar(TM)
low-earth-orbit (LEO) satellite communications system. Other Company
products include the Eudora Pro(TM) electronic mail software, ASIC
products, and communications equipment and systems for government and
commercial users worldwide. For more information, please visit
http://www.qualcomm.com.

Except for historical information contained herein, this news release
contains forward looking statements that are subject to risks and
uncertainties, including timely product development, as well as the other
risks detailed from time to time in the Company's SEC reports, including
the report on Form 10-K for the year ended September 29, 1996 and most
recent Form 10-Qs.

QUALCOMM, OmniTRACS and Eudora are registered trademarks and Eudora Pro and
Eudora Light are trademarks of QUALCOMM Incorporated. Globalstar is a
trademark of Globalstar Loral QUALCOMM Satellite Services, Incorporated.
Now Utilities and Now Up-to-Date are trademarks of Now Software, Inc. Data
regarding 18 million users of Eudora Pro and Eudora Light provided by the
Research Spectrum 12/96. Information regarding the ranking of software
companies in the U.S. provided by Soft-letter, April 18, 1997. All other
trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

CONTACT: Editorial: Ed Knowlton of Eudora Marketing Communications,
800-238-3672, ext. 29116, eudora-pr@qualcomm.com; or Investor Relations:
Julie Cunningham, 619-658-4224 or juliec@qualcomm.com; Corporate
Communications: Christine Trimble, 619-651-3628, or ctrimble@qualcomm.com,
both of QUALCOMM Incorporated

 
AAPL
$101.32
Apple Inc.
+0.74
MSFT
$45.15
Microsoft Corpora
-0.07
GOOG
$582.56
Google Inc.
-0.81

MacTech Search:
Community Search:

Software Updates via MacUpdate

calibre 2.0.0 - Complete e-library manag...
Calibre is a complete e-book library manager. Organize your collection, convert your books to multiple formats, and sync with all of your devices. Let Calibre be your multi-tasking digital... Read more
Apple iMovie 10.0.5 - Edit personal vide...
With an all-new design, Apple iMovie lets you enjoy your videos like never before. Browse your clips more easily, instantly share your favorite moments, and create beautiful HD movies and Hollywood-... Read more
Apple Keynote 6.2.2 - Apple's prese...
Apple Keynote makes it simple to create and deliver beautiful presentations. Powerful tools and dazzling effects bring your ideas to life. You can work seamlessly between Mac and iOS devices. And... Read more
Apple Numbers 3.2.2 - Apple's sprea...
With Apple Numbers, sophisticated spreadsheets are just the start. The whole sheet is your canvas. Just add dramatic interactive charts, tables, and images that paint a revealing picture of your data... Read more
OpenOffice 4.1.1 - Free and open-source...
OpenOffice.org is both an Open Source product and a project. The product is a multi-platform office productivity suite. It includes the key desktop applications, such as a word processor,... Read more
Pages 5.2.2 - Apple's word processo...
Apple Pages is a powerful word processor that gives you everything you need to create documents that look beautiful. And read beautifully. It lets you work seamlessly between Mac and iOS devices. And... Read more
Quicken 2015 2.0.1 - Complete personal f...
The new Quicken 2015 helps you manage all your personal finances in one place, so you can see where you're spending and where you can save. Quicken automatically categorizes your financial... Read more
CleanMyMac 2.2.7 - Delete files that was...
CleanMyMac makes space for the things you love. Sporting a range of ingenious new features, CleanMyMac 2 lets you safely and intelligently scan and clean your entire system, delete large, unused... Read more
MacFamilyTree 7.2.4 - Create and explore...
MacFamilyTree gives genealogy a facelift: it's modern, interactive, incredibly fast, and easy to use. We're convinced that generations of chroniclers would have loved to trade in their genealogy... Read more
Videobox 4.1.1 - Download Flash video th...
Videobox allows you to quickly and easily download Flash video from most all of the popular video sites on the internet. Videobox will convert the video into a native Quicktime format so it's ready... Read more

Latest Forum Discussions

See All

Trolls vs Vikings Update Adds Over One H...
Trolls vs Vikings Update Adds Over One Hundred Levels, Reduces Item Cost, and More Posted by Ellis Spice on August 22nd, 2014 [ permalink ] | Read more »
SNK Celebrates the 20th Anniversary of T...
SNK Celebrates the 20th Anniversary of The King of Fighters With a Big Sale Posted by Ellis Spice on August 22nd, 2014 [ permalink ] | Read more »
It Came From Canada: Star Wars: Commande...
With a brand new Star Wars trilogy on the horizon, prepare yourselves for Disney and George Lucas’s space fantasy throwback to be more omnipresent than ever before. So it should come as no surprise that new adventures in that galaxy far, far away... | Read more »
Swing Copters Review
Swing Copters Review By Jordan Minor on August 22nd, 2014 Our Rating: :: DIE TRYINGUniversal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad The creator of Flappy Bird is back with a vengeance.   | Read more »
Beam Me an Update Scotty – Star Trek Tre...
Beam Me an Update Scotty – Star Trek Trexels Receives its Biggest Update Yet Posted by Jessica Fisher on August 22nd, 2014 [ permalink ] | Read more »
The Outcast Review
The Outcast Review By Nadia Oxford on August 22nd, 2014 Our Rating: :: HANDS OFF. WAY OFF.Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad It’s easy to see what The Outcast is trying for, but its execution needs a lot of work.   | Read more »
HeroCraft Unveils New iOS Game, Marble D...
HeroCraft Unveils New iOS Game, Marble Duel Posted by Jessica Fisher on August 22nd, 2014 [ permalink ] HeroCraft is developing a new chain popper game called Marble Duel, wh | Read more »
Brain+ Review
Brain+ Review By Nadia Oxford on August 22nd, 2014 Our Rating: :: DIM BULBUniversal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad Brain+ is just another entry in an over-saturated brain-training marketplace – and not a particularly fun entry... | Read more »
The Witcher Battle Arena – New Gameplay...
The Witcher Battle Arena – New Gameplay Trailer Revealed Posted by Jessica Fisher on August 22nd, 2014 [ permalink ] Based in the Witcher universe, | Read more »
Max Gentlemen Review
Max Gentlemen Review By Jennifer Allen on August 22nd, 2014 Our Rating: :: OUTSTAYING ITS WELCOMEiPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad Max Gentlemen seems pretty quirky initially but that appeal wears thin... | Read more »

Price Scanner via MacPrices.net

Updated Mac Price Trackers
We’ve updated our Mac Price Trackers with the latest information on prices, bundles, and availability on systems from Apple’s authorized internet/catalog resellers: - 15″ MacBook Pros - 13″ MacBook... Read more
Leftover 15-inch 2.0GHz Retina MacBook Pros a...
B&H Photo has leftover previous-generation 15″ 2.0GHz Retina MacBook Pros now available for $1599 including free shipping plus NY sales tax only. Their price is $400 off original MSRP. B&H... Read more
Pro.Calendar – New Productivity App for iPad...
Austin, Texas based mobile business and productivity app developer LightArrow, Inc. has announced Pro.Calendar, a powerful and intuitive calendar app with eight versatile calendar options including... Read more
SanDisk Ultra II SSD — Supercharge Your Syste...
SanDisk Corporation has announced the new SanDisk Ultra II SSD with enhanced SSD Dashboard. The new drive is designed to deliver a cost-effective and easy upgrade solution for PC owners looking to... Read more
Samsung and Barnes & Noble Introduce New...
Samsung Electronics America and NOOK Media, a subsidiary of Barnes & Noble, Inc. have announced the introduction of the new Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK, a 7-inch tablet combining Samsung’s leading... Read more
21-inch iMacs on sale for up to $150 off MSRP
B&H Photo has 21″ iMacs on sale for up to $150 off MSRP including free shipping plus NY sales tax only. B&H will also include a free copy of Parallels Desktop software: - 21″ 2.7GHz iMac: $... Read more
27-inch 3.2GHz iMac on sale for $1698, save $...
Abt has the 27″ 3.2GHz iMac on sale for $1698 including free shipping. Their price is $101 off MSRP. Read more
Mac Backup Guru 2.0 Drive Backup/Cloneing Uti...
Mac Backup Guru developer MacDaddy has released Mac Backup Guru 2.0, offering new and enhanced advanced features, such as bootable backups, synchronised volumes and folders, and a Snapshot mode that... Read more
Operate GE’s New Free-Standing KItchen Range...
Think you accidentally left the oven on? Switch it off while on the go. The new free-standing Profile™ Series gas and electric ranges are GE’s second cooking appliances, following their wall oven, to... Read more
Parallels Announces Parallels Desktop 10 for...
The no. 1-selling software for running Windows applications on a Mac becomes an even easier choice for millions of consumers and IT professionals worldwide with the launch of the most powerful... Read more

Jobs Board

Position Opening at *Apple* - Apple (United...
**Job Summary** At the Apple Store, you connect business professionals and entrepreneurs with the tools they need in order to put Apple solutions to work in their Read more
Project Manager / Business Analyst, WW *Appl...
…a senior project manager / business analyst to work within our Worldwide Apple Fulfillment Operations and the Business Process Re-engineering team. This role will work Read more
*Apple* Retail - Multiple Positions (US) - A...
Sales Specialist - Retail Customer Service and Sales Transform Apple Store visitors into loyal Apple customers. When customers enter the store, you're also the Read more
Position Opening at *Apple* - Apple (United...
**Job Summary** As more and more people discover Apple , they visit our stores seeking ways to incorporate our products into their lives. It's your job, as a Store Read more
Position Opening at *Apple* - Apple (United...
…Summary** As a Specialist, you help create the energy and excitement around Apple products, providing the right solutions and getting products into customers' hands. You Read more
All contents are Copyright 1984-2011 by Xplain Corporation. All rights reserved. Theme designed by Icreon.