This comes just a week after it was reported that Apple was exploring a settlement with A123 after the battery manufacturer accused the tech giant of poaching several of its key engineers.
A123 Systems originally filed suit against Apple in February over allegations that the latter hired away five key engineers from the company despite noncompete clauses in their contracts. It's still unknown what projects the engineers could be working on at apple, but current speculation points towards battery tech for Apple's rumored Apple Car.
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