The tech heavyweights square off in court to trade punches over Kai-Fu Lee's bid to join the search giant.
A Washington state judge says he will rule Tuesday on whether the former Microsoft worker can begin setting up Google's China operation. September 7, 2005
Kai-Fu Lee says he gave an honest if not entirely complete answer when he told Microsoft he planned to return after a sabbatical. September 7, 2005 reporter's notebook
Both sides drift into a variety of areas that seemed tied no more than tangentially to the contractual dispute. September 6, 2005
Microsoft lawyers claim Kai-Fu Lee can't be trusted with corporate secrets, while Google says Redmond is off-base. September 6, 2005
Papers in a case involving Google's hiring of a Microsoft exec say Microsoft's Ballmer vowed to "bury" Google's Eric Schmidt. September 2, 2005
Controversial argument says some workers should be kept from moving to a rival, whether they've signed a noncompete agreement or not. August 26, 2005