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Intel Files Lawsuit Against Former Employee for Stealing Trade Secrets

A former Intel employee has been accused of stealing confidential documents from the chip giant and using them to benefit his new employer Microsoft according to a recently filed lawsuit.

After spending a decade at the chipmaker, Dr. Varun Gupta left the company in January of last year to join Microsoft. However, Intel’s lawsuit claims Gupta was not only familiar with its trade secrets and strategies for selling custom Xeon chips but that he also tried to leverage this knowledge at his new position.

One of the ways in which Gupta allegedly did this is by using details of confidential deals between Intel and other cloud computing companies to negotiate better contracts for Microsoft Azure according to the lawsuit, which states:

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Read the source article at TechRadar

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