Vendors reportedly had to bribe managers to get their foot in the door as iPhone parts suppliers.
Former Apple manager Paul Devine admits his guilt in a money laundering scheme and agrees to forfeit more than $2.28 million in money and property.
Company's payment will close a Justice Department investigation into an alleged kickback scheme over government contracts.
Paul Shin Devine pleads not guilty to 23 counts related to alleged kickbacks, while two manufacturers listed in the indictment are running their own probes.
Fine settles claims that Sun, among other companies, had doled out kickbacks in an effort to score government contracts.
Hands on with the Scosche Kickback, which doesn't feel as brittle as expected, and in some areas actually feels bendy.
As part of broader investigation, major contractor agrees to pay $1.37 million after complaint that it took pay-outs from tech vendors in violation of government contract rules.
We've posted documents in the Justice Department's False Claims Act lawsuit that names Hewlett-Packard, Sun Microsystems and Accenture as defendants.
The Taiwan-based company wants to bring in more engineers and other professionals. The move isn't to help Apple but rather to help itself.
Three directors step down because they wanted a mobile-market expert from outside, not CTO Brendan Eich, as the new CEO, the WSJ reports. Also, Eich is dogged by concerns over 2008 gay-marriage stance.