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Ex-Apple Worker Charged With Stealing Self-Driving Car IP

Law360 (July 10, 2018, 9:19 PM EDT) -- A former Apple employee was charged with theft of trade secrets in California federal court Monday for allegedly downloading proprietary information related to the tech giant’s self-driving car plans just days before accepting a job with a Chinese self-driving car company.

Xiaolang Zhang was attempting to fly to China on Saturday when he arrested by federal agents in the San Jose airport. He had been under investigation by Apple and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for allegedly downloading the schematics for a circuit board related to a hush-hush project to...
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