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Facebook said to plan $200 wireless Oculus VR headset for 2018

Facebook Inc. is taking another stab at turning its Oculus Rift virtual reality headset into a mass-market phenomenon. Code-named “Pacific,” the device resembles a more compact version of the Rift and will be lighter than Samsung’s Gear VR headset, one of the people said.

Oculus Founder exits Facebook after facing criticism on US Election memes

Facebook Inc. said Palmer Luckey, the 24-year-old founder of Oculus, has left the social network’s virtual reality unit.

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Facebook's Oculus slashes price of its VR headset by $200

Facebook Inc's VR unit Oculus has cut $200 from the total price of its flagship hardware set, in a bid to expand the system's base of gamers.

Video game publisher ZeniMax seeks to block Facebook's Oculus to use VR code

Video game publisher ZeniMax Media Inc. has asked a federal judge to block Oculus from using the code in its products.

Virtual reality is the new fad, but will it turn profitable?

For all of the enthusiasm, there is little evidence that virtual reality can deliver substantial growth.

The 360-degree darshan: Virtual Reality finds a new use case around the Ujjain Kumbh

A group of people are exploring the virtual world beyond gaming to develop immersive content of temples and other religious places around India.

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Oculus Rift VR headset begins shipping; gets mixed reviews for now

The first consumer-ready Oculus Rift virtual-reality headset was delivered to a real person over the weekend, and reviewers got their first taste.

Mobile Virtual Reality will be successful long before PC VR: Oculus founder

Oculus founder Palmer Luckey has put a series of tweets highlighting that for virtual reality, the future is all mobile.

Oculus Rift Virtual Reality headsets will go on sale for consumers from early 2016

Oculus said it would start shipping the much-awaited consumer version of its Rift VR headset in the first quarter of 2016.

Spotlight on Oculus Rift as IIT-B’s Techfest kicks off today

Techfest is IIT-B’s annual science and technology festival to promote technology, scientific thinking and innovation.

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