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Facebook’s Game Developers Showcase Starts Today, Promising New Oculus Reveals

The 2020 Game Developers Conference (GDC) would have started today had it not been canned like basically every major expo from here until summer....

Facebook/Oculus & Sony Are Pulling Out of GDC Over Coronavirus Concerns

Facebook and Sony today announced they won't be attending the annual GDC conference in San Francisco next month other Coronavirus concerns. GDC has historically...

Facebook Acquires Computer Vision Startup Scape Technologies

According to regulatory filings uncovered by Tech Crunch, Facebook has acquired Scape Technologies, a London-based computer vision startup. Facebook has yet to publicly acknowledge the...

Mark Zuckerberg: ‘people bought nearly $5M in Oculus Store content on Christmas Day’

In Facebook's quarterly earnings call yesterday, company CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed that the Oculus Store had sold nearly $5 million worth of content on...

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Thinks AR/VR is a Solution to the Housing Crisis

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg today laid out a range of topics on which he and his company will focus over the next decade. By...

Facebook Rolls Out New Social Tools to Oculus Platform, Integrating Brand Even Tighter

Although Facebook Spaces was shut down in October, making way for the company's next social VR platform, Horizon, Facebook is rolling out some big...

Adobe Acquires Facebook’s ‘Oculus Medium’ VR Sculpting Tool

Facebook today announced that Adobe—the company behind industry-leading creative tools like Photoshop, Premiere, and Substance—has acquired Oculus Medium, the company's VR sculpting tool. Oculus Medium...

Facebook CEO: ‘VR is Taking Longer Than Expected, but We’ll See It to Mass...

Facebook held its Q3 2019 earnings call late last week, and Oculus again found itself in the center stage as one of the company's...

‘Facebook Spaces’ Has Been Shut Down But Its Lessons Shouldn’t Be Forgotten

As of October 25th, Facebook Spaces has been shut down to "make way" for the company's next try at a social VR platform, Horizon. While Spaces...

Facebook is Building an AR Headset, Starting By Making a Digital Copy of the...

Today at Oculus Connect 6, Facebook formerly announced plans to develop a consumer-focused AR headset. But while the company wasn't ready to actually talk...

Facebook Acquires BCI Startup CTRL-Labs to Develop Neural Input Device

Facebook announced today plans to acquire CTRL-Labs, a brain-computer interface startup developing hardware and software for decoding electrical activity from the brain to be...

Report: Facebook Strikes Deal with Ray-Ban Parent Company to Design “AR glasses”

Facebook is building augmented reality headsets with the intent of eventually bringing one to market, this much is clear from its many job postings,...

Nate Mitchell is the Final Oculus Co-founder to Leave Facebook

Nate Mitchell, Facebook's Head of VR Product, and the last of Oculus' co-founders, has announced that he's leaving the company. Mitchell was among five core...

Here’s What Facebook Says About Camera Privacy on Quest & Rift S

With Facebook recently launching the Oculus Quest and Rift S—both of which rely on always-on cameras during use—we reached out to the company to...

Zuckerberg to Shareholders: ‘Quest is selling as fast as we can make them’

Addressing shareholders during Facebook's Q2 2019 earnings call last week, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that unit sales of Oculus Quest are exceeding the available...
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