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It [became] very -esque: 'You're part of my family and Apple's my family and you don't want to leave my family.' And at the end, he says, 'If you choose to leave my family, should you decide to take so much as one member of my family away from me, I will personally take you down."In 2011, more than 64,000 Silicon Valley programmers alleging that the heads of some of the area's biggest companies—Google, Intel, Adobe, Pixar (which Jobs co-founded), and Apple among them—had agreed (illegally) that they would not recruit each other's employees.E-mails from, to, and about Jobs were some of the suit's strongest pieces of evidence.