Palmer Luckey’s new defense startup Anduril has aspirations well beyond a high-tech border wall. According to new information on the company’s website and its hires, Anduril intends to apply its virtual reality pedigree to “real-time battlefield awareness for soldiers,” among other defense-centric specialties. 951 more words
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What is dead in VR may never die, perhaps?
Social VR startup AltspaceVR may not be shutting down after all.
The company, which raised more than $15 million in funding from GV, Comcast Ventures and others, announced last month that it was unexpectedly closing its virtual doors after a funding deal fell through “at the last second.” But oddly, less than a month later, the startup has… 357 more words
After being ousted from the VR empire he built, Oculus founder Palmer Luckey is wasting no time on his next project: building the wall.
As… 299 more words
Palmer Luckey, Disgraced VR Tycoon, Wants To Use Self-Driving Car Tech To Create A 'Virtual Border Wall'
Last time we heard from Palmer Luckey, the one-time poster boy for VR, he was quietly ousted from Facebook after a $100,000 donation to a pro-Trump “shitposting” group… 233 more words
Oculus Rift co-founder Palmer Luckey didn’t just support Donald Trump by backing Nimble America, an organization that made anti-Hillary Clinton “shitposts.” He also donated $100,000 to Trump’s inauguration committee under a shell company named after an element in his favorite Super Nintendo game, … 223 more words