Cellular South to sell Xoom; Vodafone to keep Verizon Wireless stake

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> Cellular South said it will sell the Motorola Xoom tablet. Release

> Broadcasters are urging lawmakers to require that mobile handsets be more spectrally efficient. Article

> ZTE said it will sell 12 million smartphones this year. Article

> Vodafone said it hopes to keep its 45 percent stake in Verizon Wireless. Article

> Leap Wireless launched the LG Optimus C. Article

> Microsoft is reportedly planning device management tools for iPhones and Android phones. Article

> T-Mobile partnered with Audi for connected cars. Article

> AT&T partnered with Ford for connected cars. Article

Mobile Content News

> Samsung's app store hit 100 million downloads. Article

> Research In Motion pulled an app the alerts drivers to police drunk-driving checkpoints. Article

> Digital radio solutions provider Slacker has added ESPN Radio content to its lineup. Article

> Sony Ericsson expects there to be "hundreds and hundreds" of games optimized for its Xperia Play smartphone this year. Article

Broadband Wireless News

> CableLabs introduced a technical project that involves picocells and other small-cell architectures that cable operators can use with their own wireless deployments and cellular backhaul offerings. Article

European Wireless News

> Ofcom, the UK telecoms regulator, decided that the forthcoming LTE spectrum auction will come with strict conditions for how much spectrum operators can purchase. Article

> Vodafone has increased its retail presence in the Netherlands with the acquisition of the mobile phone retail chain BelCompany from the MacIntosh Retail Group. Article

> The U.K. mobile advertising business reported 2010 revenues increased 116 percent over 2009. Article

> Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of anti-virus software, claims that criminals are increasingly focused on attacking mobile devices. Article

And finally... Apple's Mac chief ditched the company. Release

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