Peggy Johnson spent six years at Microsoft and 24 years at Qualcomm.
Abovitz also announces a new round of funding in a memo sent to employees.
Mojo Vision, which is building an augmented reality contact lens, said it's raised an additional $51 million.
Today's major tech headlines include a possible vulnerability in Apple's Mail app for iOS, Magic Leap's layoff announcement and a report that says China stoked lockdown fears in the US through social media and fake texts.
The augmented reality hardware company is making big cuts.
Westworld is back on HBO, and there are a bounty of new electronics. Here's everything we spotted and how it relates to real-world technology we use today.
The mysterious maker of AR glasses is considering strategic options, Bloomberg reports.
The AR company had reportedly set out to sell 100,000 in that period.
Former software engineer's new company used confidential information to create competing AR glasses in just two years, the startup alleges in a lawsuit.
The best AR apps might be in your car.
No need to thank me, Westeros. A Magic Leap mixed-reality experience at the Tribeca Film Festival made it slightly less perilous to battle Game of Thrones' undead.
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