Qualcomm confirms UK L-Band spectrum sale; Samsung Galaxy Note 5 hits snag

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> Qualcomm confirmed it has agreed to sell L-Band spectrum in the UK to Vodafone and CK Hutchison, with reports now saying the deal could be valued at about £200 million (€273 million/$314 million). Bloomberg article

> Saudi Arabia has delayed the award of licence for a mobile virtual network operator on Zain Saudi's network until December. Reuters article

> Samsung's new Galaxy Note 5 smartphone broke when users inserted its stylus upside down. Bloomberg report

> Amazon's hardware chief technologist, Jon McCormack, quit the company for a similar role at Google. Wall Street Journal report

> Security company Symantec said it is leading the charge in protecting connected consumer goods by securing at least 1 billion Internet of Things devices. Symantec announcement

And finally…EU-bound migrants turn to smartphones for guidance. New York Times report