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Framed in the display of an Android phone, a Dallas Mavericks ticket appears to transform into a cartoon basketball court with an animated, 3-D player. Photo by Photo courtesy of Qualcomm Inc.

QUALCOMM INC.

CEO: Paul Jacobs.

Revenue: $10.99 billion in FY 2010; $10.42 billion in FY 2009.

Net income: $3.25 billion in FY 2010; $1.59 billion in FY 2009.

No. of local employees: Declined to state. However, in response to a San Diego Business Journal Book of Lists survey last year, a company official put Qualcomm’s local full-time employment at 11,847 as of Aug. 1.

Headquarters: Sorrento Mesa.

Year founded: 1985.

Stock symbol and exchange: QCOM on Nasdaq.

Company description: Technology company specializing in hardware and software for mobile devices.

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