BGR - Late Apple (AAPL) CEO Steve Jobs was known for being insanely competitive, but this takes things to a whole new level. Reuters reports that documents unearthed in a civil suit against Apple, Google (GOOG) and Intel (INTC) show that Jobs once allegedly “threatened to file a patent lawsuit against Palm if that company’s chief executive didn’t agree to refrain from poaching Apple employees.”
Not only will they give you an iPhone 14 Pro, they'll pay a bounty fee ranging from $5,000 to $1 million.
Shaz from TL writes: “Innovation in the smartphone marketplace has been stagnant for some time. Though I’d argue Apple have been worse than others in recent years.”
In the grand scheme of things, Batterygate may be just a blip on Apple's radar, a $500 million hiccup for a company worth trillions.