Vodafone plans $1B India investment; Nokia suspends production in Chennai

> Samsung Electronics stated that its operating profit in the third quarter fell by as much as 60 percent year-over-year amid stagnating smartphone sales. Article

> Nokia has mothballed its factory in Chennai because of its ongoing tax dispute with the Indian government. Article

> Vodafone is planning to invest $1 billion (€790 million) in India to improve its network and retail stores, according to Vodafone India CEO Marten Pieters. Article

> Samsung Electronics filed for an arbitration proceeding in Hong Kong against Microsoft in a counter-offensive amid ongoing U.S. litigation over smartphone patent royalties. Article

And finally...First came bendgate, now there is hairgate: apparently the iPhone 6 traps users' hair or beards when they make calls. Article