Tag Archive: oculus

Porn gets back to its high-tech basics

The adult entertainment industry has a reputation as a technology bellwether, but these days that’s largely thanks to its past accomplishments. While porn was certainly responsible for VHS tapes besting beta and can… Continue reading

Meet Facebook’s new virtual reality competitor

The competition is getting more intense for Facebook’s Oculus Rift. Valve Software, the videogame developer and creator/operator of the industry’s largest PC game digital distribution platform, will unveil its own virtual reality hardware… Continue reading

Crowdfunding: The new business incubator?

Many Kickstarter projects reach or exceed their funding goal, ship their product and build the business from there. But for some, the end of that campaign is just the beginning of the true… Continue reading

Oculus fights back against ZeniMax lawsuit

Back in May, virtual reality pioneer Oculus was served with a scathing lawsuit over accusations that it stole technology from ZeniMax Media, the parent company of gaming powerhouse, Bethesda. Now, Oculus is firing back. Read… Continue reading

VR at E3: The best of Oculus and Morpheus

While it’s still anyone’s guess as to when the Oculus Rift or Sony’s Project Morpheus will be commercially available, this year’s E3 made one thing clear: there’s nothing virtual about the fun these… Continue reading

Samsung is reportedly working on its own VR headset

The world of virtual reality, essentially barren three years ago, is suddenly the Hot New Thing. Samsung is reportedly working on its own VR headset, which would compete against the Oculus Rift and Sony’s… Continue reading

Oculus accused of stealing tech that powers its VR headset

One of the video game industry’s highest profile publishers is accusing Oculus of stealing its intellectual property to create the Rift virtual reality headset. ZeniMax Media filed suit Wednesday in U.S. District Court… Continue reading

ZeniMax sues Oculus over their virtual reality headset

The battle over VR is getting ugly. After making legal threats earlier this month, ZeniMax Media — the parent company of game publisher Bethesda — has filed suit against Oculus, saying the maker… Continue reading

John Carmack accused of stealing tech for Oculus Rift

The parting of the ways between rock star developer John Carmack and Bethesda Games parent company ZeniMax Media has gone sour. Carmack’s former employer is accusing the now-CTO of Oculus of taking intellectual… Continue reading

Could virtual reality flop again?

Facebook’s $2 billion deal to acquire Oculus last month marked the biggest bet yet on the resurgence of virtual reality. While any price tag that hefty for an unfinished, unproven technology is bound… Continue reading