Schmidt leaves with $100M; Motorola Xoom could go for $800

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> Google's Eric Schmidt is leaving the CEO post with $100 million. Article

> RadioShack's CEO is planning to retire. Article (sub. req.)

> New documents indicate an $800 price for Motorola's forthcoming Xoom tablet. Article

> Sprint Nextel and T-Mobile USA filed a new proposal with the FCC for inter-carrier compensation. Filing (PDF)

> Research In Motion detailed its new program that will help users separate their work data from their personal data in their BlackBerry phones. Article

> Sprint Nextel said it will reduce on-network coverage in Montana, North Dakota and Wyoming. Article

Mobile Content News

> Sony said it plans to extend its new Music Unlimited digital service to iPhone and Android devices. Article

> On-demand social music service Rdio introduced MusicMapper. Article

> Social gaming behemoth Zynga has acquired independent developer Area/Code. Article

Broadband Wireless News

> Craig Settles checks in on the state of mobile broadband. Commentary

> AT&T is reportedly offering free femtocells to eligible customers. Article

> Alvarion could get a boost in India. Article

> The UMTS Forum predicts 1 billion mobile devices will connect to the Internet by 2016. Article

European Wireless News

> O2 UK inked a deal with the giant retailer Marks & Spencer. Article

> Vivendi wants a quick resolution to the deal to acquire the 44 percent holding in SFR that is currently owned by Vodafone. Article

> Unilever, Tesco and Sainsbury have warned that their brands are being damaged by the poor quality of the information being served to consumers. Article

> O2 UK has doubled its infrastructure capital expenditures as it migrates subscribers across to its refarmed 900 MHz spectrum. Article

> Vodafone is said to be looking to gain 100 percent control of its Indian joint venture Vodafone-Essar. Article

> French wireless users say "non" to mobile payments. Commentary

And finally... The Verizon and AT&T iPhones, together at last in Apple's new TV ad. Video


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