Lawsuit accuses Apple of luring away key engineers to work within a new battery division, fueling speculation that the iPhone maker has ambitions of developing an electric car of its own.
Judge Lucy Koh in August rejected the companies' initial $324.5 million offer to settle the case accusing four Silicon Valley giants of conspiring to stay away from each other's employees.
Lawsuit claims iPhone maker hired away critical employees to staff a new battery division.
Apple and Google are among the companies accused of conspiring not to hire away each other's employees.
The e-commerce company will settle suits brought by the Justice Department and California attorney general for alleged agreements with Intuit.
Court documents in the wage-fixing lawsuit reveal that several tactics were allegedly dreamed up to prevent the social network from hiring Google workers.
Judge says the more than 12,000 current and former employees were free to avoid waiting in line by not bringing a bag to work.
The company has so far hired fewer than 20 people at BlackBerry, but it has plans to hire many more as part of a big mobile push, according to a report.
US District Judge Lucy Koh has approved the settlement, which is $90.5 million more than a previous offer she rejected last year.
Despite EA's propensity for signing key talent, Peter Moore thinks the MGS5 director will bury the hatchet with his employer.