Apple, Google Holding Patent Talks and 2 Hot Stocks Seeing Action Today

Sina Corp. (NASDAQ:SINA): Alibaba (ALBCF) acquired a 15 to 205 percent stake in Sina Weibo, The Next Web reports, citing TechNode.

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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)¬†and Google’s (NASDAQ:GOOG) Motorola unit have been discussing resolving their dispute over standard essential patents via binding arbitration, according to a statement by Apple made in a November 15 court filing, Bloomberg reported on Saturday. An agreement regarding the issue has the potential to lead to a deal that covers all of the companies’ patent disputes, Apple also stated, according to the news service.

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