[Rumor] Google & Apple Conducting Secret Talks for a Patent Settlement

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  1. dgstorm

    dgstorm Editor in Chief Staff Member

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    According to industry sources, Google and Apple are supposedly conducting "secret talks" behind the scenes in order to come up with a patent settlement agreement. Reuters reported that Larry Page, CEO of Google, and Tim Cook, CEO of Apple have recently had a private phone conversation in which they discussed "a range of intellectual property matters, including the ongoing mobile patent disputes between the companies." Additionally, according to Reuter's unnamed source, the two CEOs will likely talk again soon to continue negotiations for some kind of cease fire. Here's a quote from the Reuters article with some final details,

    Could we finally see an end to some of the bitter patent wars? The answer is a definite... maybe.

    Source: Reuters

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