Apple Watch apps are hitting the App Store; RadioShack's rescue plan hits the skids

Quick news from around the Web.

"HTC loses its second chief designer in less than a year. Article via @verge" --@FierceWireless

> Mobile has altered the landscape for Google. Article (sub. req.)

> Apple CEO Tim Cook's leadership is different from predecessor Steve Jobs', according to a new profile. Article

> Google's new CFO gets a $70 million pay package. Article

> Apple Watch's retail launch will be limited, with priority given to reservations. Article

> A few Apple Watch apps are hitting the App Store today. Article

> RadioShack's rescue plan is encountering some roadblocks. Article

European Wireless News

> Telefónica has received approval from Brazil's antitrust authority, Cade, to acquire fixed-line operator Global Village Telecom (GVT) from Vivendi. Article

> Jolla, a startup Finnish smartphone maker, has expanded into Africa through a deal to supply Namibian operator TN Mobile through third-party distributor LexConsult. Article

> Vodafone and Botswana Telecommunications Corporation (BTCL) has entered into a new partner market agreement for Botswana. Article

Cable News

> Arris has hired attorney Patrick Macken as senior VP and general counsel. Article

> ABI Research suggests that less than half of global pay-TV customers have good ol'-fashioned high-definition displays in their homes. Article

Telecom News

> Cable operators are in an interesting position to drive new competition in the wholesale special access market. Commentary

> AT&T is looking to strengthen the bond it has gained with its growing base of small-to-medium-sized business customers with its new Wi-Fi Small Site service. Article

And finally… Salesforce's CEO is taking a stand against Indiana's anti-gay legislation. Article

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