Android M is called 'Marshmallow'; Apple TV rumored to run on iOS 9

More wireless news from across the Web:

> Google's new update for Android officially has a name: Marshmallow. CNET article

> Microsoft unveiled Windows 10 IoT Core, a new edition for Windows targeted toward small, embedded devices that may or may not have screens. Blog post

> The United Nations said it expects member states to respect its right to privacy and is assessing how to respond to a report that AT&T helped the National Security Agency spy on the communications at the UN. Reuters article

> Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.), the House Communications Subcommittee Chairman, said that if the FCC decides to set aside a channel for unlicensed use after the broadcast incentive auction and give it precedence over broadcasters, he thinks that "violates the law." Multichannel News article

> Google has patched yet another security bug affecting Android versions 2.3 to 5.1.1, which security firm Trend Micro says could be used to abuse device owners' privacy. ZDNet article 

> The new Apple TV will reportedly run iOS 9 and launch in September. 9to5Mac article

> Google launched a website that helps people decide whether it's worthwhile to install solar panels on top of their houses. CNET article

> The United States Patent and Trademark Office considers one of Apple's iPhone design patents invalid on multiple grounds. FOSS Patents post

> Lenovo started manufacturing smartphones in India, becoming the largest Chinese company to produce mobile devices there after the government raised import taxes. Bloomberg article

>  Ericsson and SK Holdings C&C have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop a global collaborative ICT ecosystem. Release

> The number of cellular M2M connections in the retail industry reached 23.1 million worldwide in 2014, according to a new research report from Berg Insight. Release

Mobile Developer News

> A lot of developers are probably hoping for at least one session on their mobile games from each user per day, but twice a day might be a better bellwether for how effectively they've created a valuable playing experience. Ad incentives and updates might be a stop-gap measure, but the only true antidote to boredom is uniquely compelling content -- a mobile game that's so fun you'll want to play it as often as you brush your teeth. Editor's Corner

> Monday may not be everyone's favorite day, but it represents the high point of conversions of iOS app views to downloads, according to data from Sensor Tower. The company used app analytics metrics from April 1 through July 28 with a sample set of around 60,000 apps. Article

Telecom News

> Zayo continues to see new opportunities in its fiber-to-the-tower (FTTT) business, announcing that as of the end of June it sold services to over 800 macro tower and small cell sites that leverage previous anchor FTTT network builds already in place. Article

> CenturyLink has officially launched its Prism IPTV service in Seattle, Wash., complementing its ongoing 1 Gbps FTTH network buildout. Article

Cable News

> Details continue to leak out on Comcast's rumored web video platform Watchable, including that the company will offer content suppliers better terms than Facebook and YouTube. Some analysts are already expressing serious reservations about whether the service will generate interest among Comcast customers and Internet users overall. Article

> Dish Network and DirecTV each separately offer websites aimed at educating their customers about retransmission negotiations and encouraging them not to switch providers due to programming blackouts. Article

And finally… The U.S. government said it will delay by at least a year its plan to cede authority over the global address system for the web. Article

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