ZeniMax ask a judge to block Oculus from using their code in VR products - PCGamesN

Update February 24, 2017: ZeniMax still aren't content after recently winning $500 million in a court battle with Oculus over a broken NDA and allegedly stolen trade secrets. Now they are asking a judge to block Oculus from using code found to be taken ...

Field of view: The week in virtual reality - VR goes to the Super Bowl - Wareable

It's been a slightly troubled week for virtual reality, with the Oculus/Zenimax case reaching a verdict: Oculus was told it must pay half a billion to Zenimax, as the jury ruled that Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey had broken a non-disclosure agreement ...

How the $500M VR lawsuit might be a good thing for the technology - Polygon

A half a billion dollar payout in an argument over who invented the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, might have a silver lining for the technology, an expert says. The trial kicked off last month, pulling Oculus CTO and former id Software co ...

Oculus CTO John Carmack slams ZeniMax's 'ridiculous' expert testimony - SiliconANGLE (blog)

The long legal battle between game publisher ZeniMax Media Inc. and Facebook Inc.'s Oculus VR Inc. ended this week in a $500 million judgment in ZeniMax's favor, and Oculus Chief Technology Officer John Carmack was not happy. On Thursday, he took ...

Doom co-creator defends his code against ZeniMax copying accusations - Ars Technica

A young Carmack hard at work writing code, long before he was accused of stealing illicit copies of his own work. reader comments 133. Share this story. Further Reading. Oculus, execs liable for $500 million in ZeniMax VR trial. Oculus CTO John Carmack ...

Update: John Carmack Slams Oculus Lawsuit Decision - The Escapist

Carmack, who was a former programmer at Zenimax's id Software, says allegations that Oculus's source code was copied from his id Software work are "just not true". Update: Zenimax has responded to Carmack's post, issuing a statement to Gamasutra ...

Oculus' John Carmack Has Serious Doubts About $500 Million Lawsuit's Expert Witness [UPDATE] - Kotaku

Oculus CTO and renowned Quake and Doom programmer John Carmack slammed a Dallas jury's Wednesday decision against Oculus in a $500 million copyright and non-disclosure agreement lawsuit. On Facebook, Carmack specifically takes issue with an ...

Oculus Rift Lawsuit: Facebook Ordered To Pay $500 Million To ZeniMax Media for Stealing VR Tech - Techworm

A judge has ruled that Facebook indeed stole VR technology from ZeniMax Media for its Oculus Rift VR. Facebook's virtual reality (VR) subsidiary Oculus and its executives have been ordered to pay $500 million in damages to game developer ZeniMax ...

Oculus' Carmack Denies ZeniMax Copyright Infringement Claims - Android Headlines

Oculus CTO and game industry icon John Carmack took to Facebook yesterday to deny ZeniMax's personal allegations against him in their recently concluded case against his current employer, Oculus. In his post, Carmack says quite flatly that ZeniMax's ...

Is Facebook Trying to Screw an Entire Music Industry? - Digital Music News

There's no arguing that Facebook is on top of the social media empire. As of the third quarter of 2016, Facebook had roughly 1.79 billion users. During the same time period, Twitter only reported 317 million. Yet, the company isn't off to a good 2017 ...

Oculus To Pay Half Billion Dollars In VR Lawsuit - Fossbytes

Short Bytes: Oculus recently lost a lawsuit filed by Zenimax, and faced a jury decision to pay ZeniMax half a billion dollars for copyright infringement, violation of non-disclosure agreement between Oculus and Zenimax and false designations for ...

Videogame Stock Roundup: Sony, Nintendo & EA Earnings; Activision's Consumer Products Unit Launch - Zacks.com

Earnings releases continued to be in focus this week. Apart from earnings, we had Activision Blizzard (ATVI - Free Report) launching a full-fledged consumer products division while Take Two Interactive (TTWO - Free Report) made a small but strategic ...

Carmack Takes Exception To ZeniMax Expert Witness' 'Absolute Certainty' - Tom's Hardware

John Carmack, the famed software developer who is credited with creating the first 3D game engine and is currently Oculus' Chief Technical Officer, voiced his opinions of the recent ZeniMax verses Oculus lawsuit in a public Facebook post. The Oculus ...

Court Orders Facebook To Pay $500 Million In Oculus Rift Copyright Lawsuit - Mobile & Apps

Facebook is now being ordered to pay $500 million over the Oculus Rift copyright lawsuit that ZeniMax filed. ( gameranx/Youtube Screenshot ). The verdict on the Oculus Rift copyright lawsuit filed by gaming company ZeniMax against Facebook has been ...

Oculus CTO Says He Didn't Copy VR Code From Bethesda Parent Company ZeniMax - IGN Africa

The court case brought against Facebook by Bethesda parent company ZeniMax came to a close yesterday, with a Texas jury awarding ZeniMax $500 million. Central to the case was the claim that former ZeniMax employee John Carmack stole code and a ...

John Carmack airs grievances over ZeniMax lawsuit on Facebook - Engadget

ZeniMax might have only won a small fraction of the $4 billion it wanted to get from its Oculus lawsuit, but John Carmack was still definitely unhappy with the court's decision. The Oculus CTO has posted on Facebook to publicly disagree "with [ZeniMax ...

Facebook, Oculus to pay $500M in VR lawsuit - ETtech.com

Facebook, Oculus to pay $500M in VR lawsuit A US court has ordered Facebook's virtual reality subsidiary Oculus and its executives to pay game developer ZeniMax Media $500 million in damages over copyright infringement and violation of non-disclosure ...

What The Oculus Lawsuit Could Mean For The Future Of VR - Cinema Blend

Oculus took a heavy hit in the courtroom from ZeniMax over the stolen code that was used to help get the Oculus Rift onto store shelves. Well, the $500 million awarded to ZeniMax over the suit may not be the end of it, and there could be future ...

“I never tried to hide or wipe any evidence”, expert witness testimony “ridiculous”: John Carmack responds to Zenimax - VG247

Oculus CTO John Carmack has fired back after Zenimax detailed the former Id Software boss's alleged misconduct. john_carmack. In the wake of the Zenimax vs Oculus verdict awarding Zenimax $500 million in damages, Zenimax came out guns blazing.

Oculus lift: Facebook loses $653 million virtual reality headset verdict - The Sydney Morning Herald

The virtual reality headset maker that Facebook bought in 2014 for US$2 billion used stolen computer code, a jury said in awarding US$500 million ($653 million) to ZeniMax Media. The case was over the Oculus Rift, the device that has put the social ...