Don't believe the hype, writes Tim Carmody of the supposed Apple (AAPL) interest in Twitter. The...

|About: Apple Inc. (AAPL)|By:, SA News Editor

Don't believe the hype, writes Tim Carmody of the supposed Apple (AAPL) interest in Twitter. The WSJ reports discussions occurred more than a year ago and nothing is currently in the works. To Carmody, the original story smells like a well-timed leak by tech investors in a bit of panic over the plunging values of social sites like Facebook, Zynga, and Groupon. "When it comes to M&A rumors, this is a very old game."