Augmented reality startup Magic Leap is exploring a sale or “selling a significant stake ahead of a potential listing,” according to Bloomberg. The Florida-based firm recently held talks with Facebook and Johnson & Johnson, the report notes, adding that the talks with Facebook didn’t get far. Magic Leap, which makes costly goggles that overlay virtual objects onto the real world, has...
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