| ||Thread Tools|
|3rd February 2017, 04:44||#1|
Join Date: May 2010
Oculus ordered to pay up on ZeniMax tech
A US jury in Texas ordered Oculus, and other defendants to pay a combined $500 million to ZeniMax Media, a video game publisher that claims Oculus stole its technology.
The jury thought that in 2014, Oculus used ZeniMax’s computer code to launch the Rift virtual-reality headset. ZeniMax alleges that video game designer John Carmack developed core parts of the Rift’s technology while working at a ZeniMax subsidiary. Oculus hired Carmack in 2013.
ZeniMax Chief Executive Robert Altman hailed the verdict and said in a statement the company was considering seeking an order blocking Oculus and Facebook from using its code. It is unclear what impact that would have on the Rift’s market availability.
|Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|Oculus to pay $500 million after ZeniMax lawsuit ends||Stefan Mileschin||WebNews||0||3rd February 2017 04:39|
|Oculus nicked our ideas claims ZeniMax||Stefan Mileschin||WebNews||0||20th January 2017 06:45|
|VR gets Ugly with Facebook and ZeniMax over Oculus||Stefan Mileschin||WebNews||0||11th January 2017 05:59|
|ZeniMax Versus Oculus Heats Up||Stefan Mileschin||WebNews||0||24th August 2016 09:11|
|Oculus exec Mary Lou Jepsen resigns to create new MRI tech||Stefan Mileschin||WebNews||0||6th May 2016 06:29|
|Oculus reduces latency with shiny new tech||Stefan Mileschin||WebNews||0||27th March 2016 09:15|
|Oculus will discount Oculus Ready PCs as part of a Rift bundle||Stefan Mileschin||WebNews||0||10th February 2016 09:17|
|AMD Partners With Oculus and Dell to Power Oculus-Ready PCs||Stefan Mileschin||WebNews||0||7th October 2015 05:43|
|John Carmack's former employer claims he stole tech for Oculus VR when he left||Stefan Mileschin||WebNews||0||2nd May 2014 04:32|
|Oculus VR to showcase latest Oculus Rift headset at CES 2014||Stefan Mileschin||WebNews||0||6th January 2014 11:04|