California Today: Would a Qualcomm Takeover Be Bad for San Diego?

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Good morning.Today’s introduction comes from Conor Dougherty, an economics reporter based in California. San Diegans are watching nervously as Qualcomm — the city’s most valuable company and one of the area’s biggest employers — battles a proposed takeover from a rival semiconductor firm. As my recent article outlined, it is easy to see why the city is so anxious.Qualcomm is not just a big empl...