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Ex-Apple Executive Accused of Betrayal Says He Was Snooped On

Dec. 10, 2019, 1:29 AM

A former Apple Inc. executive who worked on the chips that power iPhones claims the company reviewed his confidential text messages before suing him for launching his own startup.

Gerard Williams III left Apple in February before starting Nuvia Inc.that same month with several other former Apple developers. Williams was the “chief architect” for all of Apple’s chips for its mobile devices. His new company is developing processors for use in data centers. In November, Nuvia exited stealth mode and announced funding worth $53 million.

Apple sued Williams for breach of contract in August, saying he was barred in...

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