It's pr crap, but he isn't entirely lying facebook does support open standards facebook's policies on their site may be shit, but that doesn't mean everything they do is evil or whatever you want to call it. Facebook isn't just buying into mobile messaging -- it's also going for gaming in a tuesday afternoon shocker, facebook announced it is buying hot virtual reality gaming company oculus vr for $2 billion that includes $400 million in cash and 231 million shares of facebook stock. Facebook on tuesday issued a press release announcing it is buying kickstarter-funded startup oculus vr for approximately $2 billion in cash and stock for those who have been sleeping under the rock lately, oculus vr is the maker of the rift virtual-reality headset.
Facebook buys oculus vr, makers of oculus rift . Oculus vr, the daringly sexy eyeware fashion company/hobbyist virtual reality outlet has officially been purchased by, um, facebook, of all things it sort of makes sense, i suppose, given that vr stands to radically alter the way people communicate from long distances, and that seems to be facebook's. Facebook is set to purchase oculus vr, the virtual-reality-headset company best known for its oculus rift gaming device, in a $2 billion deal announced tuesday that is expected to close in the. Facebook announced tuesday that it has agreed to buy the virtual reality technology company oculus vr, which makes the oculus rift headset, for about $2 billion in cash and stock.
Virtual reality is empowering students across the country to make a difference through the 360° filmmakers challenge, young creatives use experiential storytelling and immersive technologies to inspire positive action in their communities and around the globe. Facebook is buying oculus vr, a startup that makes virtual reality headsets, in a $2 billion deal oculus doesnt make a consumer product yet, but its headset called the oculus rift for video game developers has completely changed the way many feel about video. The oculus acquisition cost facebook an approximate $2 billion in cash and stock no wonder these guys are smiling the oculus team is encouraged by facebook's plan to use oculus vr for more than.
Facebook is buying virtual-reality company oculus vr for $2 billion — and the internet has exploded in response originally introduced on kickstarter in 2012, oculus vr's gaming headset oculus rift is the biggest development in the virtual-reality space since it was just a dystopian dream. 2 touch controllers touch is a pair of tracked controllers that provide intuitive hand presence in vr—the feeling that your virtual hands are actually your own. Facebook buys oculus rift company in a massive deal worth an estimated $2 billion oculus has the chance to create the most social platform ever, and change the way we work, play, and communicate. Facebook has announced plans to purchase oculus vr, the company behind the rift headset, for around $2 billion in cash and stock this includes $400 million, and 231 million facebook shares an additional $300 million earnout will be paid in cash and stock if oculus hits certain unspecified.
Facebook has made another big acquisition: virtual reality firm oculus vr the social network will pay $2 billion for the company, including $400 million in cash and 231 million shares of. Social network giant, facebook, has just announced plans to purchase vr developer oculus for $2 billion, split into $400 million in cash and 231 million shares in facebook itself. Facebook buys oculus vr, a virtual reality headset company, for $2 billion the company said it would acquire the makers of oculus rift in an announcement today it's spending $400 million in cash, and the rest in stock. Facebook buys oculus vr, a virtual reality gaming company, for $2 billion by erin griffith march 26, 2014 fortune — facebook's deals are becoming the stuff of legend in the last few.
So why would fb, or zuck would buy oculus vr, and for $25b, 18 months after the founding of the company it's because he saw the future- and it's well worth the price tag. In a post on the oculus blog site, the start up tech company disclosed they were joining facebook the deal was valued at $2 billion including $400 million in cash and 231 million in facebook. Facebook is spending $2 billion to acquire oculus, maker of rift, a headset designed to immerse you in 3-d games and other virtual realities the facebook social network is used by over 12 billion people across the globe, but the world is moving away from desktop web browsers - where the social. Facebook announced that it had reached an agreement to buy oculus vr, the maker of a virtual reality headset, in a bet that social networking will one day become an immersive, 3-d experience.
Founded in 2012, oculus vr, inc is building a next-generation consumer virtual reality platform the company's first product, the oculus rift, is a virtual reality headset that allows you to step inside a digital environment and feel as though you are truly there the oculus rift provides an immersive. Facebook to acquire oculus vr for $2 billion and 'minecraft' creator notch cancels the oculus rift version as a result crazy day. Facebook plans to purchase oculus vr, maker of the oculus rift virtual reality headset, for $2 billion the deal is comprised of $400 million in cash and 231 million shares of facebook stock.