tech:

taffy

Qualcomm COO Steve Mollenkopf Promoted To Chief Executive Role

Qualcomm

Qualcomm has promoted its COO Steve Mollenkopf to CEO-elect of the company, and member of the board. Mr. Mollenkopf will continue to serve as the company’s President. Effective March 4, 2014, following the Qualcomm’s 2014 annual meeting of stockholders, he will formally become CEO.

Dr. Paul Jacobs, the former CEO of Qualcomm, will assume the role of executive chairman on March 4, 2014 as well.

[Image courtesy: Qualcomm]

Also see:

TransUnion to acquire Neustar for $3.1B

TransUnion has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Neustar from a private investment group led by Golden Gate Capital and with minority participation by GIC.

Huvr raises $5M

Huvr, a cloud-based industrial asset management solution company, has raised $5 million.

American Express acquires fintech company Kabbage

American Express has entered into an agreement to acquire Kabbage, a financial technology company that provides cash flow management solutions to small businesses.

AP to equip visual journalists globally with Sony imaging products

Sony and The Associated Press (AP) have inked a collaboration that will make Sony the exclusive imaging products and support provider for AP news photographers and video journalists globally.

Equifax acquires Ansonia

Equifax has acquired Ansonia, a provider of business credit, collections, and account receivable data used by financial institutions, creditors, and businesses focused on the transportation and logistics industries.