QUALCOMM Launches Project in Collaboration With Mozilla Foundation to Develop Open Source Version of Eudora Email Program - Open Source Version of Eudora Will Be Free of Charge; Final Commercial

Versions of Classic Eudora for Windows and Mac Available Now -



    SAN DIEGO, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- QUALCOMM Incorporated
 (Nasdaq:   QCOM), a leading developer and innovator of Code Division Multiple
 Access (CDMA) and other advanced wireless technologies, and the Mozilla
 Foundation, a public-benefit organization dedicated to promoting choice and
 innovation on the Internet, today announced that future versions of
 Eudora(R) will be based upon the same technology platform as the open
 source Mozilla Thunderbird(TM) email program. Future versions of Eudora
 will be free and open source, while retaining Eudora's uniquely rich
 feature set and productivity enhancements. QUALCOMM and Mozilla will each
 participate in, and continue to foster development communities based around
 the open source Mozilla project, with a view to enhancing the capabilities
 and ease of use of both Eudora and Thunderbird.
     QUALCOMM also today announced that it has released the final commercial
 versions of the current Eudora products for Windows and Mac operating
 systems. The open source version of Eudora is targeted to release during
 the first half of calendar year 2007. Once the open source version of
 Eudora is released, QUALCOMM will cease to sell Eudora commercially. In the
 interim, QUALCOMM will continue commercial sales, at a reduced price of
 $19.95 and with a six-month period of technical support. Existing technical
 support commitments will be honored in their entirety.
     "I'm excited for Eudora to be returning to the open source community,"
 said Steve Dorner, vice president of technology for QUALCOMM's Eudora
 Group. "Using the Mozilla Thunderbird technology platform as a basis for
 future versions of Eudora will provide some key infrastructure that the
 existing versions lacked, such as a cross-platform code base and a
 world-class display engine. Making it open source will bring more
 developers to bear on Eudora than ever before."
     "We're pleased to welcome Eudora and its millions of users to the world
 of open source," said Frank Hecker, executive director of the Mozilla
 Foundation. "This effort should further enrich the Thunderbird technology
 platform and provide users of both products with an even richer email
 experience."
     More information about the open source version of Eudora and details
 for existing customers of the classic version of Eudora can be found at
 www.eudora.com/faq.
     More information on all the new features of the classic version of
 Eudora 7.1 and 6.2.4 can be found at www.eudora.com/windows and
 www.eudora.com/mac.
     Established in July 2003, the Mozilla Foundation is a non-profit
 organization whose mission is to promote choice and innovation on the
 Internet. The Foundation provides organizational, legal and financial
 support for the Mozilla open source software project. It coordinates a
 range of contributors, including the activities of its wholly owned
 subsidiary the Mozilla Corporation. The Foundation is based in Mountain
 View, California. Learn more about the Mozilla Foundation at
 http://www.mozilla.org.
     QUALCOMM Incorporated (www.qualcomm.com) is a leader in developing and
 delivering innovative digital wireless communications products and services
 based on CDMA and other advanced technologies. Headquartered in San Diego,
 Calif., QUALCOMM is included in the S&P 500 Index and is a 2006 FORTUNE
 500(R) company traded on The Nasdaq Stock Market(R) under the ticker symbol
 QCOM.
     QUALCOMM and Eudora are registered trademarks of QUALCOMM Incorporated.
 Mozilla and Thunderbird are trademarks of the Mozilla Foundation. All other
 trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
     QUALCOMM Contacts:
     Jeremy James, Corporate Communications
     Phone:  1-858-651-1641
     Email:  corpcomm@qualcomm.com
 
     Bill Davidson, Investor Relations
     Phone:  1-858-658-4813
     Email:  ir@qualcomm.com
 
     Mozilla Foundation Contact:
     Alex Guerra
     Phone:  1-650-762-2847
     Email:  aguerra@ar-edelman.com
 
 

SOURCE QUALCOMM Incorporated

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