Apple, Google agree to bury hatchet over patents

May 19, 2014, 1:21 AM EDT
People walk past Apple's Fifth Avenue store on Earth Day in Midtown Manhattan on April 22, 2014 in New York City.
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Mobile phone industry giants Apple and Google have agreed to dismiss lawsuits they had brought against each other over technology patents. In a joint statement, the companies said they would work together in "some areas of patent reform". But the deal did not include licensing their technology to each other.
Apple and Google settle patent row [BBC]
Apple, Google settle litigation over smartphone technology [USA Today]