Industry News Update – Week of 9/5/2017

Last week, Dara Khosrowshahi accepted the role of Uber's CEO and plans to take the company public within the next 18 to 36 months.

SpaceX successfully completed the testing of its Falcon Heavy's first stage cores (boosters that contain 27 Merlin engines intended to thrust the rocket upward). The first Falcon Heavy's launch is expected to happen in November 2017.

Magic Leap recently filed for a patent that details its latest prototype. The new prototype is a pair of glasses with several cameras that is connected to an external unit attached to the user's belt. The product will project digital light fields into the user’s eye and allow users to interact with 3D figures in the real world.

Coupang received a 300 billion won ($267.26 million) loan from Goldman Sachs.

The news articles and links presented below are available for your reference.

"Coupang Receives W$30B Loan From Goldman Sachs"

MAGIC LEAP

“Latest Magic Leap Patent Shows Off Prototype AR Glasses Design"

SPACEX

"SpaceX has Completed Testing on the First Stage Cores for its Falcon Heavy Rocket"

UBER

“Uber's New CEO Promises Change to Culture and Board, Signals IPO Plans"