UPDATED: 7/16/18 7:34 pm ET – adds details
A former Apple Inc. operative charged with hidden driverless automobile secrets for a Chinese startup pleaded not guilty in sovereign justice in San Jose, Calif.
Zhang Xiaolang entered a defence by his counsel Monday.
He was arrested only before boarding a moody to China on charges that he downloaded exclusive files while scheming to leave a iPhone builder and go to work for Guangzhou-based Xiaopeng Motors.
Zhang was postulated bail by a decider and he is operative to secure it, his attorney, Daniel Olmos, pronounced after a hearing.
Prosecutors pronounced Zhang certified to a Federal Bureau of Investigation that he downloaded Apple driverless record files to his wife’s laptop to have continued entrance to them.
Xiaopeng motors has pronounced it’s auxiliary with authorities though that it found no denote Zhang ever communicated any supportive information from Apple to his new employer.
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