Ex-Apple employee is charged with stealing driverless car secrets
A former Apple employee has been charged with stealing driverless car secrets from the company with the intent of bringing them to his new employer.
Xiaolang Zhang was stopped at San Jose International airport by federal agents. He reportedly had bought a “last second” ticket heading to China.
Zhang is said to have stolen sensitive documents regarding Apple’s work on driverless cars while he was on paternity leave. Today, he was charged with trade secrets theft in the U.S. District Court for Northern California.
The company Zhang was heading to was XMotors, a company that says it’s