If you weren't surprised enough to learn that Eric Schmidt was leaving
Apple's board of directors, then perhaps his pay will be a surprise. Over the past two years, he was hardly paid enough to make Apple a viable "job."
It has been two years (and counting) since the first iPhone was released on June 29, 2007, but that first device sent a shockwave through the cell phone industry that is still recovering from the aftermath.
Apple shocked many iPhone users this week with their decision to not allow Google's Voice application onto the App Store. It looks as though they'll have to answer to more than just users now, however.