Samsung seeks smart watch trademarks in US, SKorea

SEOUL, South Korea — Samsung Electronics Co. has applied for U.S. and South Korean trademarks for a watch that connects to the Internet in the latest sign that consumer technology companies see wearable devices as the future of their business. Samsung described “Samsung Galaxy Gear” as a wearable digital electronic device in the form of …

Benefit of mobile apps for toddlers questioned

WASHINGTON — A U.S. consumer advocacy group filed a complaint Wednesday with the Federal Trade Commission alleging that two popular baby app developers — Fisher-Price Inc. and Open Solutions — are trying to dupe parents into thinking their online games make infants and toddlers smarter. The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, the group whose allegations …