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Kara Swisher: HP, Qualcomm and the Star Trek 'Tricorder'
Churchill Club - Fairmont Hotel
With five billion subscriber connections worldwide, mobile has emerged as the largest technology platform in human history. Having predicted a decade ago that wireless would have far greater impact than the wired Internet, Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs remains intent on leveraging the power of mobile to redefine computing, health care, education, social media, commerce and more. Qualcomm is now shipping about a million wireless semiconductors daily, making it the world’s #1 supplier of chipsets for the mobile industry.Former chairman and CEO of Palm turned HP executive, Jon Rubinstein was instrumental in developing Palm’s webOS platform and the Palm Pre smart phone. At Apple he was a driving force behind the creation of the iPod, the disruptive device that changed the way we buy and transport our music. He also led the Apple team that built the original iMac, the personal computer that revitalized Apple and revolutionized personal computer design.Come and find out what visions of the mobile future these two industry and thought leaders are betting on now. Join the conversation with Jacobs and Rubinstein, led by influential journalist Kara Swisher of the D Conference and AllThingsD.com