Departing Apple engineer stole autonomous car tech: FBI

Federal agents stopped Zhang at San Jose International Airport on Saturday after he purchased a “last-second” ticket to Beijing. According to a tweet from Henry K. Lee, he stole the autonomous vehicle trade secrets while on paternity leave. Zhang told agents he intended to get job at Xmotors, a startup...

Departing Apple engineer stole autonomous car tech: FBI

An ex-Apple engineer on Monday was charged with stealing secrets from a hush-hush self-driving car technology project days before he quit to go to a Chinese startup.

Wed 11 Jul 18 from Phys.org

Ex-Apple employee pleads not guilty to stealing self-driving car trade secrets - CNET

Xiaolang Zhang faces up to 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

Tue 17 Jul 18 from CNET Cutting Edge

Ex-Apple employee pleads not guilty to stealing self-driving car trade secrets - Roadshow, Tue 17 Jul 18 from CNET

Ex-Apple employee pleads not guilty in trade secret case

A former Apple Inc employee pleaded not guilty on Monday after federal prosecutors filed an indictment accusing him of stealing trade secrets.

Mon 16 Jul 18 from Reuters Technology

Apple engineer arrested for stealing secret files on tech giant's automated car plans 

Ex-Apple engineer Xiaolang Zhang was arrested by FBI agents at San Jose airport in California on Saturday when he passed through a security checkpoint.

Wed 11 Jul 18 from Daily Mail

Nabbed at airport, ex-Apple engineer was fleeing with secrets to self-driving cars, FBI says

A former Apple employee has been charged with stealing trade secrets, including the downloading of a self-driving car blueprint to his personal laptop before trying to flee the country for China.        

Wed 11 Jul 18 from USA today

Feds arrest Apple employee for stealing self-driving project secrets

Complaint suggests up to 5,000 Apple employees involved in self-driving project.

Wed 11 Jul 18 from Arstechnica

XMotors says employee did not pass along sensitive Apple info

Chinese-owned electric vehicle firm XMotors said on Wednesday that there is no indication that ex-Apple Inc worker Zhang Xiaolang ever communicated any sensitive information from Apple to XMotors. ...

Wed 11 Jul 18 from Reuters Technology

Ex-Apple employee arrested with stash of self-driving car secrets

In a world where everyone wants a piece of the growing self-driving industry, we might have to get used to reports of betrayal and trade secret theft. US authorities have just arrested ...

Wed 11 Jul 18 from Engadget

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