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The Register: Compaq files lawsuit after top staff go to Transmeta server start-up

Feb 27, 2001, 12:53 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Compaq has filed a lawsuit against RLX Technologies, the server start-up that's using Transmeta Crusoe chips to create low-power "dense" servers. "

"Q alleges that RLX poached a number of former senior executives has violated its trade secrets. RLX was founded by Gary Stimac, formely a Compaq server exec."

"According to the lawsuit, RLX recruited other key Compaq executives, including former vice presidents Mike Perez, Kevin Bohren and Keith McAuliffe, who went on to improperly disclose key Compaq technologies and strategies to their new employer."

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