News of Note—Huawei’s profits rise, GE selling assets, Samsung shows smartphone weakness

news of note

Here are the stories we’re tracking today:

> Tencent in China said it will support LoRa. Mobile World Live article

> Qualcomm launched a share-buyback program worth $10 billion. Release

> Sony reported another loss in its smartphone business. Engadget article

> MVNO Mint Mobile said it will offer a 100% money-back guarantee on its $5 Starter Kits. Release

> GE is selling its digital assets, including its Predix business. The Wall Street Journal article

> Huawei in China reported strong first half profits. Release

> Samsung reported a decline in its smartphone business but a rise in its mobile networks business. Mobile World Live article