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Innovation Economy

Start-ups stifled by noncompetes

Turbine Inc., maker of the Lord of the Rings online video game and one of Massachusetts' largest game companies, has had employees sign noncompete agreements. Turbine Inc., maker of the Lord of the Rings online video game and one of Massachusetts' largest game companies, has had employees sign noncompete agreements.
By Scott Kirsner
Globe Columnist / June 21, 2009

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In mid-2008, Nabeel Hyatt was hoping to turbo-charge his team at Conduit Labs Inc., a developer of Internet-based games in Cambridge, by hiring an experienced 3-D artist who was working at Turbine Inc. (Full article: 1247 words)

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