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Oculus founder leaves Facebook
« on: March 31, 2017, 06:10:23 AM »
Oculus' founder has left Facebook suddenly and is leaving everyone to speculate what's happening over at Facebook. Palmer Luckey was a major shareholder when Facebook paid $2 Billion for Oculus, he was also the one accused of stealing trade secrets and part of the lawsuit that cost Facebook an additional $500 million in damages. BBC News has more on the announcement.

   Mr Luckey was closely associated with the rise to prominence of Oculus and its VR headset which finally went on sale in early 2016.   Facebook, which owns Oculus, gave no details about why Mr Luckey left the firm or what he planned to do next.   His departure caps a troubled period for Oculus which lost a $500m (£400m) court case against media firm Zenimax which said it stole trade secrets.

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