John Carmack

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Name: John Carmack
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Facebook for your face: I have seen the future, and it’s awesome (sorry, gamers)

Share This articleLike you and everyone else on the internet , I was dumbstruck when Facebook’s Zuckerberg announced that his company would be acquiring Oculus VR, the makers of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, for $2 billion. The two companies ... [Published Extreme Tech - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Hear Palmer Luckey explain why Oculus VR joined Facebook

Last month's news that Facebook bought startup Oculus VR for $2 billion spurred many loud and often furious reactions from gamers and especially those who participated in the project's initial Kickstarter. If you're among those wondering what's next for ... [Published Engadget - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 8 reports

Carmack Suggests Oculus Rift – Facebook Privacy Concerns Are Overblown

When Facebook’s acquisition of the Oculus Rift virtual technology was announced, many original backers of the concept reacted negatively regarding the fact that users’ privacy could be affected by the way the device might be used in the future.John Carmack, ... [Published Softpedia - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 14 reports

Oculus VR's CTO John Carmack Breaks Silence on Facebook Deal

_ After a silence on the US$2 billion (approx. RM6 billion) Facebook buyout which rocked the gaming world, the CTO of Oculus VR, John Carmack, is finally opening his mouth to speak about the subject.The longtime id Software programmer, who had left the ... [Published Malaysia Hardware Zone - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 3 reports

Facebook Inc (FB) Deal Results In Death Threats To Oculus VR Employees

Following the deal with Facebook, Oculus employees have been receiving death threats, sometimes extending to their families as well, reveals Palmer LuckeyOculus, which has been recently acquired by Facebook Inc ( NASDAQ:FB ), employees are receiving death ... [Published Value Walk - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 15 reports

Oculus VRs John Carmack takes to the Internet defends deal with Facebook

a gross understatement . To try and soothe some of the anxiety over the buyout deal, Oculus VR CTO John Carmack to address some concerns and explain that it was only a matter of time before Oculus ... ... [Published Big News Network - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 6 reports

Oculus backers feel betrayed, but Facebook may still be its best shot at VR domination

In many ways, the emergence of Oculus VR perfectly exemplifies the American Dream. Without any corporate involvement, one average (although very smart) guy took his invention from concept to a multi-million dollar business. He had a good idea that led ... [Published Digital Trends - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 5 reports

Facebook’s Oculus Rift acquisition: How much cash would backers have scooped if Kickstarter rewarded them with equity?

If Kickstarter backers received equity in a project that they helped fund, how much money would the backers of the Oculus Rift have made from Facebook's $2 billion (£1.2 billion) purchase?On Tuesday, Facebook shocked and enraged the tech world when it ... [Published ITProPortal.com - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 6 reports

Facebook and Oculus might be a great thing, really

With Facebook’s purchase of Oculus for a cool $2 billion, the tone turned sour almost instantly. The fervor surrounding virtual reality headwear quickly turned to disdain for a social platform few trust but most use. The promise seems gone for Oculus ... [Published SlashGear - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 4 reports

The Inside Story of How Facebook Got Oculus VR

More When Crowdfunding Goes Corporate: Kickstarter Backers Vent Over Facebook’s Oculus Buy After WhatsApp and Oculus, Is There Anything Facebook Won’t Acquire?To understand why Oculus Rift matters, it helps to know who John Carmack is. You already know ... [Published Time - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 15 reports

The super-fast rise of Oculus VR: How it went from startup to $2B acquisition in 21 months (interview)

Above: Brendan Iribe of Oculus VR opened the event with a talk on how virtual reality will go mobile and create its own content ecosystem. Image Credit: Michael O'Donnell/VentureBeatConnect with leaders from the companies in this story, in real life: ... [Published Venturebeat - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 4 reports

Facebook: John Carmack, I Choose You!

John Carmack , the man whom many associate with as the face of id Software for many years, is now an employee of Facebook. Yes sir, this is the new structure in the company known as Oculus VR after it was snapped up by the social network giant for a cool ... [Published UberGizmo - Mar 26 2014]

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20 Kickstarter campaigns that showed what crowd... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 9 hours ago]
MIT Media Lab project plots history's most popu... [Published ITworld.com - Apr 16 2014]
Facebook for your face: I have seen the future,... [Published Extreme Tech - Apr 15 2014]
How Zuck met Oculus: The story behind Facebook'... [Published CNNMoney.com - Apr 14 2014]
Hear Palmer Luckey explain why Oculus VR joined... [Published Engadget - Apr 12 2014]
Hear Palmer Luckey explain why Oculus VR joined... [Published Engadget HD - Apr 12 2014]
How the Facebook-Oculus Deal Really Went Down [Published inc.com - Apr 11 2014]
Tuesday, 04/08/14 09:48 PM [Published Critical Section - Apr 09 2014]
5 Lessons From Oculus Rift's Founder [Published inc.com - Apr 08 2014]
Facebook acquires virtual reality maker Oculus VR [Published Baruch College Ticker - Apr 08 2014]
True anger at Facebook’s Oculus VR acquisition [Published MyBroadband.co.za - Apr 05 2014]
10 groundbreaking inventions [Published CNN - Apr 04 2014]
POLL: What Do You Think of Facebook Buying Ocul... [Published Tom's Hardware - Apr 04 2014]
Facebook to acquire virtual reality startup com... [Published Individual.com - Apr 04 2014]
Oculus VR CTO John Carmack Talks Facebook Acqui... [Published Tom's Hardware - Apr 03 2014]
Microsoft Introduces us to DX12: My Thoughts on... [Published PC Perspective - Apr 03 2014]
Feeling betrayed by Oculus Rift? You need a (vi... [Published Stuff.tv - Apr 02 2014]
Senior Valve staff joins Oculus team [Published XinMsn - Apr 02 2014]
Oculus VR Finds SQL Injection Flaw, Asks Develo... [Published Softpedia - Apr 02 2014]
Ex-Valve employee Aaron Nicholls crosses over t... [Published VR Zone - Apr 02 2014]
Facebook Buys Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Studio [Published NDSU Spectrum - Apr 01 2014]
Valve Developer, Aaron Nicholls, Leaves For Ocu... [Published Business 2 Community - Apr 01 2014]
Oculus Rift [Published Stanford Review - Apr 01 2014]
John Carmack comments on Oculus purchase [Published T3 - Apr 01 2014]
Doom creator backs Oculus/FB deal iAfrica.com J... [Published India Everyday - Apr 01 2014]
Oculus VR staff bombarded with death threats ov... [Published CNET.com.au - Apr 01 2014]
The Virtual Genius of Oculus Rift<\/h3><\/a> [Published Time - Apr 01 2014]
NVIDIA GTC 2014: Beyond the Keynotes [Published Malaysia Hardware Zone - Apr 01 2014]
Oculus VR's CTO John Carmack Breaks Silence on ... [Published Malaysia Hardware Zone - Apr 01 2014]
Carmack Facebook get the Big Picture [Published Big News Network - Apr 01 2014]
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Hear Palmer Luckey explain why Oculus VR joined... [Published Engadget HD - Apr 12 2014]
Last month's news that Facebook bought startup Oculus VR for $2 billion spurred many loud and often furious reactions from gamers and especially those who participated in the project's initial Kickstarter. If you're among those wondering what's ...
Oculus CTO Talks Facebook in the Comments of a ... [Published Mashable! - Mar 31 2014]
John Carmack, the former cofounder of id Software and chief technology officer of Oculus VR , said he believes Facebook — which just acquired his company for $2 billion — gets the "big picture" of virtual reality. Carmack expressed his opinion ...
Oculus VR's John Carmack sees bright future in ... [Published Engadget - Mar 30 2014]
When Facebook said it would buy Oculus VR, many eyes turned to Oculus CTO John Carmack. Would Quake's co-creator be happy with the deal when Facebook sees virtual reality gaming as just the beginning? Thankfully, it looks like he's staying put. In ...
John Carmack Voices Support For Facebook&#39;s ... [Published Kotaku - Mar 30 2014]
Last year legendary game developer John Carmack left his position at id Software to pursue his passion for virtual reality as chief technology officer of Oculus VR. While Facebook's $2 billion acquisition of Oculus came as a surprise to Carmack, ...
Oculus VR's John Carnack takes to the Internet,... [Published PC World: Techlog - Mar 30 2014]
To say that Facebook’s acquisition of Oculus VR has stirred up a firestorm of controversy would be a gross understatement . To try and soothe some of the anxiety over the buyout deal, Oculus VR CTO John Carmack to address some concerns and explain ...
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