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Qualcomm's Eudora Pro 3.0 Receives Top Honors at Comdex Computer Industry Trade Show

– November 20, 1997 – Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), a leader in wireless communications and advanced electronic messaging solutions for the Internet, today announced that its leading Internet messaging software Eudora Pro™ 3.0 garnered two major industry awards announced at Comdex/Fall, a major computer products trade show, held recently in Las Vegas. Eudora received PC Computing's "MVP" Award for Best Email and Collaboration Software and was named for the second consecutive year to Home Office/Small Office Computing Magazine's 6th Annual Editor's Pick List.

"We are thrilled that our industry recognized Eudora Pro 3.0 as the best Internet Email Software for 1997," said Jeff Jacobs, vice president and general manager of Qualcomm's Eudora Division. "The Eudora team should be congratulated for their hard work in creating a software solution that has satisfied millions of users worldwide."

"These accolades are important to us, as they signify that Eudora Pro software provides users with the tools they need to be productive and communicate efficiently. We are confident that Eudora Pro 3.x along with our latest Eudora Pro products will continue to lead the industry in communications innovation."

The two awards were given immediately prior to Qualcomm's announcement that Eudora Pro 3.x's price was temporarily reduced as a special holiday promotion. Users can now buy Eudora Pro 3.x software for an estimated price of $29 through December 8, 1997 and copies are available at all major retail outlets, or check the Eudora website at www.eudora.com.

PC Computing MVP Awards
PC Computing, the magazine for technology-focused business professionals, named Eudora Pro 3.03 Software "Most Valuable Product" (MVP) after an exhaustive review of competing products. PC Computing's MVP Award is unique in that while many awards are based on reader polls and popular opinion polls, the MVP recipient is evaluated by the Magazine's editors for usability, performance, technology, innovation and value. This year, 225 MVP finalists were selected, spanning 77 categories.

Home Office/Small Office Computing Magazine 6th Annual Editors' Pick
For the second consecutive year, Eudora Pro 3.0 software was named by Home Office Computing editors and reviewers as one of the best and brightest products of the year. Winning the "Best Email Software" category, Eudora Pro 3.0 was recognized because it provides qualities and features that give businesses a competitive edge.

These two awards cap Eudora Pro 3.0's successful reign as the number one Internet messaging solution. The recipient of over 15 major awards for the 3.0 product, Eudora Pro software is expected to achieve equal success for its upcoming 4.0 version. Other major awards include:

  • Network Computing - Well Connected Award 1997: Best Email Software, May 1997
  • InternetWorld Industry Awards, Outstanding Consumer Software Product, April 1997
  • Mobile Insights, Mobility Award, March 1997
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