Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Acquisitions (Notes)

Acquisitions (Notes)
3 Months Ended
Dec. 27, 2015
Acquisitions [Abstract]  
Note 8. Acquisitions
During the three months ended December 27, 2015, the Company acquired three businesses for total cash consideration of $407 million, net of cash acquired. Technology-based intangible assets recognized in the amount of $248 million are being amortized on a straight-line basis over a weighted-average useful life of five years. The Company recognized $172 million in goodwill related to these transactions, all of which was assigned to the Company’s QCT segment and of which $23 million is expected to be deductible for tax purposes.