A Chinese engineer has been sentenced to five years in prison for stealing trade secrets from Apple

xiaolang Zhang has pled guilty to stealing trade secrets from Apple. He worked on a self-driving car project from 2015 to 2018. He told his supervisor that he was going to work for Guangzhou Xiaopeng Motors technology.

Apple found that he had transferred around 24GB of’highly problematic’ data to his wife’s laptop via AirDrop. He also took circuit boards and a server from the company’s autonomous vehicle lab lab lab.

The terms of Zhang’s plea agreement are n’t publicly available. A conference to determine his sentencing is scheduled for November 14th. Zhang could face up to a quarter-million dollars fine.

In 2019, another former Apple employee was charged with trying to smuggle manuals, schematics, diagrams, and photographs from Apple’s car project to China. His case is ongoing, according to CNBC.

Tesla claims a former employee uploaded source code to his iCloud account. The company said it’respects any third-party’s intellectual property rights and confidential information’.

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