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    EBay and PayPal sue Google over trade secrets

    Yinka Adegoke, May 27, 2011

    EBay and PayPal sue Google over trade secrets - OrlandoSentinel.com

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - EBay and its online payment unit, PayPal Inc, on Thursday sued Google Inc and two executives for stealing trade secrets related to mobile payment systems.

    The two executives, Osama Bedier and Stephanie Tilenius, were formerly with PayPal and led the launch on Thursday of Google's own mobile payment system in partnership with MasterCard, Citigroup and phone company Sprint.

    The suit highlights the growing battle by a wide range of companies from traditional finance to Silicon Valley trying to take a major stake in what has been described as a $1 trillion opportunity in mobile payments. The mobile phone is seen as the digital personal wallet of the future
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    Et Tu Bedier? Why PayPal Is Suing Google, Execs
    By Om Malik and Ryan Kim May. 26, 2011, 8:44pm PT

    Et Tu Bedier? Why PayPal Is Suing Google, Execs Tech News and Analysis

    PayPal, the e-payments subsidiary of eBay, has sued two of its former executives — Stephanie Tilenius and Osama Bedier — who defected to Google and have helped the search giant ramp up its mobile payments offering, including its newly announced Google Wallet NFC platform. The lawsuit, which also names Google, alleges misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of contract and a host of other claims related to the recruitment of PayPal employees and the alleged improper use of PayPal’s confidential information.
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