Purposeful Innovation

Purposeful Innovation

We invent breakthrough technologies that enable life-changing products and experiences.

We’re building on our legacy of technology leadership with 5G, which will serve as the technological foundation for connected cars, industrial IoT, smart homes and cities, networking, and mobility. Our Wireless Reach™ program broadens our impact by bringing advanced wireless technologies to underserved communities around the world, enriching the lives of over three million people while creating new markets for our business.



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Scale the Technology Now: Separating Content and Technology in Digital Health
At this year’s Global Digital Health Forum, I was excited to see the range of ways that digital tools are helping us move towards a healthier world. Despite the variation in the types of programs presented, two questions came up in nearly every conference session. Read more on...
Jan 13, 2017 11:05 AM ET
Qualcomm’s Tricorder XPRIZE is Down to two Finalists
A bit of a mutual admiration society has developed between the two finalists in Qualcomm’s $10 million Tricorder XPRIZE competition. Whatever animus might have developed in the nearly half-decade since the contest was announced at CES 2012 has seemingly taken a back seat to an appreciation for what the other team has accomplished. In fact, at one point during our meeting ahead of this...
Jan 3, 2017 10:00 AM ET
The Hospital Of The Future May Be A Tiny, High-Tech Medical Kit
By Claire Maldarelli In so many ways, the gadgets seen in Star Trek remind us that the show is science fiction—a fantasy world inspired by the one we live in. And at times, the show can act as a glimpse into the future. The medical tricorder—that all-in-one portable device that...
Dec 27, 2016 12:00 PM ET
It Takes More Than a Village
Where there is wireless connectivity, there is a way to improve lives. That’s why countless mobile-for-development programs designed to address health, education and economic issues have been flooding Africa. Presently hailed as the “mobile continent,” Africa has generated $150 billion through the mobile ecosystem, and its mobile subscribers have surpassed half a billion. But not every tech-...
Dec 6, 2016 1:10 PM ET
How A Fishing Village In Senegal Taught Me About Life
As we pulled up to the fish-processing center, the rancid smell of fish seeped in through the closed windows and began to permeate my space and clothes. We stepped out of the van and walked around piles of dead fish lying in the sun to dry. I was appreciative of the breeze, although not so fresh, coming from the sea to save my lunch. ...
Nov 30, 2016 10:00 AM ET