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Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey says he was fired by Facebook for his pro-Trump views
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Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey says he was fired by Facebook for his pro-Trump views

The Oculus founder also said that ousting Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg won’t fix the company's problems.

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp have been down for some users globally
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Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp have been down for some users globally

Some Oculus VR users have also reported facing issues due to the outage.

Facebook working on 'enterprise editions' of its standalone Oculus VR headsets
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Facebook working on 'enterprise editions' of its standalone Oculus VR headsets

Facebook follows HTC, Microsoft's footsteps; plans to sell enterprise edition VR headsets to businesses

Oculus releases a patch to fix the error which caused its Rift VR headset to shut down
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Oculus releases a patch to fix the error which caused its Rift VR headset to shut down

The company also reportedly said that it will give $15 Oculus Store credit to all those affected by the outage.

Apple patents its augmented reality headset; expected to be lighter and more comfortable than current market offerings
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Apple patents its augmented reality headset; expected to be lighter and more comfortable than current market offerings

Apple reportedly proposed that the device will use what is called a "catadioptric" system that form the basis of optical telescopes and microscopes.

Oculus Rift gets a permanent price drop and software upgrades; makes virtual reality accessible at $399
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Oculus Rift gets a permanent price drop and software upgrades; makes virtual reality accessible at $399

The new $399 price tag for the Oculus Rift also includes the Oculus Touch motion controllers, so this is quite a deal considering that the HTC Vive is still priced at a hefty $799.

Samsung recruits experts and joins new partners to boost VR business
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Samsung recruits experts and joins new partners to boost VR business

In a bid to boost its virtual reality (VR) business in the US, Samsung Electronics Co has recruited experts and joined up with new partners.

Oculus Connect 3: Augment your VR experience with the Rift's impressive new accessories
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Oculus Connect 3: Augment your VR experience with the Rift's impressive new accessories

Oculus announced a bunch of new, but necessary accessories for the VR platform, and also gave us a glimpse of the future of VR.

Zuckerberg congratulates Oculus Story Studio on Winning an Emmy for Henry, a VR film
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Zuckerberg congratulates Oculus Story Studio on Winning an Emmy for Henry, a VR film

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has congratulated the Oculus Story Studio for bringing home its first Emmy.

Virtual-Reality check: Is VR technology worth the hype?
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Virtual-Reality check: Is VR technology worth the hype?

With VR there’s a whole new world to explore, one where you can look around, feel like you are there, and witness it; but is it really worth the hype?

Facebook-owned Oculus adds social games and new features to Samsung Gear VR
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Facebook-owned Oculus adds social games and new features to Samsung Gear VR

Oculus has announced that the Oculus Video app on Gear VR would incorporate a new Facebook video tab that lets users connect their Facebook and Oculus accounts to bring personalized information to one's VR content absorption experience.

Oculus will begin accepting pre-orders for Rift VR headset from 6 January
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Oculus will begin accepting pre-orders for Rift VR headset from 6 January

Oculus, the virtual reality company owned by Facebook Inc, said on Monday it would take preorders for its much-awaited virtual reality headset, Rift, from Wednesday.

Facebook now has 1.1 billion daily active users
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Facebook now has 1.1 billion daily active users

If you're starting to notice more ads on Instagram, it's all part of Facebook's plan.

Facebook working on new standalone video app that will support 360-degree footage: Report
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Facebook working on new standalone video app that will support 360-degree footage: Report

Facebook may be engaging themselves in a new kind of virtual reality. After acquiring the Oculus VR last year for $2 billion, the company will now develop a mobile app for viewing virtual reality videos, which are filmed in 360-degrees.

Founder of Facebook's Oculus hit with lawsuit
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Founder of Facebook's Oculus hit with lawsuit

The founder of virtual reality glasses maker Oculus VR, acquired by Facebook Inc for $2 billion, has been accused of taking confidential information he learned while working with another company and passing it off as his own, according to a lawsuit filed this week.

LG builds its own Virtual Reality headset for G3 buyers
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LG builds its own Virtual Reality headset for G3 buyers

Google and LG have teamed up to offer a free virtual reality accessory to users who now purchase the LG G3.

Virtual Reality will help film-makers blur lines at Sundance Film Festival
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Virtual Reality will help film-makers blur lines at Sundance Film Festival

Whether putting moviegoers inside the yurt of a Mongolian tribe, in the studio with a musician or in the path of an oncoming train, filmmakers are blurring the lines of reality for viewers at this year's Sundance Film Festival.

Visionary or plain crazy? Zuckerberg's $2 billion Oculus buyout splits world view
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Visionary or plain crazy? Zuckerberg's $2 billion Oculus buyout splits world view

Facebook's latest multibillion dollar acquisition of virtual reality headset maker Oculus is prompting some people to wonder if CEO Mark Zuckerberg is already living in an alternate reality.

Facebook's Oculus deal leaves game makers, Kickstarter investors enraged
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Facebook's Oculus deal leaves game makers, Kickstarter investors enraged

One of the most scathing criticisms of the deal has come from creator of the hit game Minecraft, Markus Persson. He tweeted that he was cancelling the Oculus rift deal for Minecraft as Facebook creeps him out.