Baker, Clyburn face confirmation hearings; RIM COO Conlee to retire

> FCC nominees Meredith Attwell Baker and Mignon Clyburn will have their confirmation hearings today before the Senate Commerce Committee. Article

> Larry Conlee, Research In Motion's COO for product development and manufacturing, will retire at the end of the summer. Article 

> Nortel Networks workers in France have forced the company's management into talks about the terms of their layoffs by threatening to blow up their factory. Article

> Interop said it will enter the Mexican market, and plans on investing $30 million in Latin America over the next three years. Release

> Motorola named Bill Ogle as its chief marketing officer for the company's mobile devices business. Ogle was formerly the CMO for Samsung Telecommunications America.  Release

And finally... RIM executives appeared somewhat stumped when a child asked at the company's annual shareholder meeting whether RIM would make a BlackBerry suitable for children. Article