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Oculus VR's founder addresses concerns over Facebook acquisition

Palmer Luckey, the incredible brain behind the Oculus Rift, addresses some of the concerns over the acquisition by Facebook
By: Anthony Garreffa | Virtual & Augmented Reality News | Posted: Mar 26, 2014 7:03 pm

Facebook announced it was acquiring Oculus VR yesterday for some $2 billion in cash and stock, but the founder of the company, Palmer Luckey, took to Reddit to fan some of the flames that have burst out over the acquisition. Palmer talked about Facebook's market, and whether it would lose control of Oculus:

 

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When it comes to the timing of the announcement itself:

 

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Someone asked whether we'll see deep integration of Facebook and its services into the world of Oculus Rift:

 

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One of the big questions needing to be answered, is with Facebook's massive pockets, how will it benefit the VR startup:

 

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And finally, you've always got to have a Star Wars reference, right? It looks like Oculus VR is not walking into the dark side.

 

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NEWS SOURCES:Kotaku.com

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