Apple and Google have decided to dismiss a bunch of lawsuits brought against each contesting ownership of various technology patents relating to their respective mobile products. In a joint statement, both companies say they will be working together on patent reform, but it's worth noting that any deal won't involve licensing technology to each other.

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To news pages like these, it's almost sad to see them make up. The ongoing battle between these two has filled many inches in times gone by. In other respects, of course, it's rather welcome news, as the battles between the pair have been long and, honestly, rather boring. Let's see if this lasts.