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2010-03-25 08:00:00

SAN DIEGO, March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), a leading developer and innovator of advanced wireless technologies, products and services, today updated its financial guidance for the second fiscal quarter ending March 28, 2010. The following statements are forward looking and actual results may differ materially. The "Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements" at the end of this news release provides a description of certain risks that we face, and...

2010-03-22 08:02:00

DEARBORN, Mich., March 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) today filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission a preliminary notice regarding its 2010 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. Ford is filing a preliminary proxy statement because the company is seeking shareholder approval for a previously announced Tax Benefits Preservation Plan that the board adopted in September 2009 to protect the company's tax assets. The preliminary proxy statement also...

2010-03-01 01:30:00

SANTA ANA, Calif. and ISMANING, Germany, March 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SCM Microsystems d.b.a Identive Group (Nasdaq: INVE; Frankfurt Stock Exchange: INV), a provider of products, services and solutions for the security, identification and RFID industries, today announced further significant reduction in costs at the Board of Directors and executive management levels. Independent directors Dr. Boersch and Mr. Wenzel waived their right to receive any form of compensation from the...

2009-12-09 10:00:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- U.S. employees saw the fair value of their new company stock option awards decline by nearly 10 percent last year, according to a recent analysis by Watson Wyatt, a leading global consulting firm. The Watson Wyatt analysis found that, for the 643 Fortune 1000 companies that reported on new option grants in 2007 and 2008, the disclosed fair value of those grants fell by a median of 8.8 percent in 2008, compared with a 1.7 percent decrease in...

2009-12-01 13:52:00

BOSTON, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in 10 years, C-suite executives at technology companies saw their 2009 total cash compensation target remain flat with the prior year, while comparable executives at life sciences firms experienced an average increase of 3.5 percent in total cash target compensation year over year, according to a compensation study of private businesses released today. The 10th annual Compensation and Entrepreneurship study conducted by J. Robert Scott and...

2009-12-01 09:07:00

Push By 30 Faith-Based Investors Aims at Many Leading Opponents of Health Care Reform; Pay for Executives Seen As Possible Factor Fueling Out-of-Control Health Care Costs and Shrinking Coverage. NEW YORK, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an unprecedented move by faith-based institutional shareholders, at least 21 U.S.-based health industry companies, including Aetna, AIG, Eli Lilly and UnitedHealth Group, are the focus of shareholder resolutions asking them to publicly disclose the...

2009-11-24 12:30:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- NIP, Inc. today announced the acquisition of Retirement Capital Group ["RCG"], one of the nation's leading executive compensation and benefit plan providers headquartered in San Diego, California with additional offices in Los Angeles, Milwaukee, Boston, Chicago and Atlanta. RCG was founded in 2002 by William MacDonald, a renowned expert in the executive benefits industry. "We are excited to announce the acquisition of RCG which already has...

2009-11-19 12:16:00

REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Speaking at Microsoft Corp.'s Annual Shareholder Meeting today, Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer highlighted the strength of the company's execution over the past year, announced record sales figures for Windows 7, and detailed the company's plans to continue to deliver shareholder value in the long term. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000822/MSFTLOGO) "Windows 7 is the simply best PC operating system we have ever...

2009-11-19 05:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Korn/Ferry International (NYSE: KFY), a premier global provider of talent management solutions, today released results of a five-year analysis focused on compensation for newly hired executives. The Korn/Ferry Executive Compensation Index shows declining pay in 2009 for the majority of new senior executives around the world after reaching a peak in 2008. The study shows that pay for first-year CEOs also declined in the North American and Asian...

2009-11-12 09:05:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chief executive officers at the nation's largest companies saw the value of their company stock ownership plunge last year as the U.S. equities market declined, according to an annual study by Watson Wyatt, a leading global consulting firm. "When the economy prospers and the stock market does well, executives reap the rewards. But when markets decline, executives also suffer financial setbacks," said Ira Kay, global director of executive...


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