Moto X, Moto G to get Android L update; Walmart to sell iPhone 5c for $29 with contract

Quick news from around the Web.

> The Moto X and Moto G from Motorola will be upgraded to the new Android L operating system. Article

> Apple appears to have hired Alex Hsieh from Atlas Wearables, possibly to work on the rumored iWatch. Article

> Facebook has disbanded the engineers tasked with building and maintaining Facebook Home. Article

> App marketing costs rose 17 percent from April and 34 percent from a year ago, according to Fiksu. Article

> Google said its Chromecast stick will use ultrasonic tones to communicate with nearby devices. Article

> Walmart will sell the iPhone 5c for $29 and the iPhone 5s for $99 with a two-year wireless service contract. Article

> Asus is planning to release a low-cost Android Wear smart watch in September. Article

> The FCC expects only 1 percent of TV stations are expected to receive more than 1 percent of additional interference after broadcasters' spectrum is repacked due to the 600 MHz incentive auctions. Article

> Foursquare said it would soon begin charging some businesses for access to its database of locations. Article

> America Movil may overhaul its business in Mexico after regulatory changes there aimed at limiting its dominance. Article

> The creators of Apple's Siri announced a new offering called Kasisto that is intended primarily for businesses. Article

> U.S. Cellular said it will sell the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1. Release

> AT&T and Alcatel-Lucent announced a new service for school districts that will connect school buses to AT&T's network and provide Wi-Fi on the bus. Release

> T-Mobile's CEO John Legere earned $22.5 million in stock awards and a $1.25 million salary, according to a filing. Article

Telecom News

> Verizon's contract with the German government has been cancelled following revelations last year of U.S. government spying, according to multiple media reports. Article

> Zayo continues to capitalize on its growing presence in Europe by completing a network upgrade that will enable it to provide 100G wavelength services over its long-haul network. Article

Cable News

> The hand-wringing following the ruling on Aereo continued, with columnists at major daily newspapers and technology blogs pondering the ruling's long-term impact on innovation, as well as widely accepted technologies like the DVR. Article

> Thursday's World Cup match between the U.S. and Germany produced the watershed moment for TV Everywhere that ESPN predicted before the tournament, with a network-reported peak of 1.7 million concurrent streams on the Watch ESPN streaming app to see three-time champion Germany's 1-0 win. Article

European Wireless News

> The end is nigh for Telco, the largest shareholder group in Telecom Italia, after its directors approved requests from Italian investors to dissolve the shareholder pact that has existed since 2007. Article

> Telekom Srbija is exploring fresh approaches to monetizing mobile data traffic, including giving away free access to selected services, said Nemanja Ognjanovic, manager of the Serbian operator's network and services planning department. Article

And finally… Uber is leveraging gay marriage for a marketing stunt. Article

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