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IBM suing to keep M&A chief away from Dell

IBM says David Johnson, an IBM employee for 27 years, is violating a non-compete clause in his contract by accepting a position at Dell.

By May 27, 2009


IBM sues chip designer headed to Apple

A high-profile chip designer is leaving IBM for Apple, causing IBM to file a non-compete lawsuit and creating much speculation over Apple's possible renewed interest in the server market. On this Daily Debrief, CNET's Kara Tsuboi and Tom Krazit discuss the clubby world of chip designers, why IBM cares so much and what this hiring could mean for Apple, a company best known for consumer products.

By October 31, 2008


Microsoft stalls software maker

The company sends a cease-and-desist letter to a shareware firm started by former Microsoft employees, claiming their home-networking application violates a non-compete agreement.

By June 10, 2003


Storage giant sues former executive

Storage systems company EMC files a lawsuit against a former executive who allegedly violated a non-compete agreement when he switched employers.

October 10, 2001