Arik Hesseldahl

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Qualcomm Promotes Altman to Vice Chairman, Names Mollenkopf as COO

Wireless chipmaker Qualcomm announced that Steve Altman will become vice chairman, Steve Mollenkopf has been promoted to president and chief operating officer, and Derek Aberle has been promoted to executive vice president and group president. The changes will be effective Nov. 12. As COO, Mollenkopf will oversee Qualcomm’s divisions and continue in his role as president of its CDMA Technologies unit.


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— Gitesh Pandya of BoxOfficeGuru.com comments on the dreadful opening weekend box office numbers for “The Fifth Estate.”