• Oculus co-founder Brendan Iribe joins exodus from Facebook

    25 days ago - By Phys.org

    A co-founder of Facebook's virtual-reality division is joining the exodus of executives to leave the company after striking it rich in lucrative sales of their startups.
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  • Oculus co-founder joins exodus of senior staff from Facebook

    Oculus co-founder joins exodus of senior staff from Facebook

    25 days ago - By Telegraph


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  • Oculus Co-Founder Leaves Following Cancellation Of Rift Successor

    Oculus Co-Founder Leaves Following Cancellation Of Rift Successor

    25 days ago - By GameInformer

    Brendan Iribe, co-founder of Oculus, has left the company after the company's owners at Facebook have reportedly cancelled a next-generation Oculus Rift. Iribe confirmed his departure today.
    According to TechCrunch, Iribe had been heading development of what was internally called the Rift 2, a PC-powered headset that iterates on the company's original headset, the Oculus Rift. Oculus' parent company Facebook has seemingly ended development on the new headset, indicating a focus change on Oculus headsets that don't require a powerful personal computer to use.
    Last month, Facebook and Oculus...
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  • Oculus co-founder Brendan Iribe leaves Facebook

    Oculus co-founder Brendan Iribe leaves Facebook

    25 days ago - By Gamasutra

    Former Oculus CEO and company co-founder Brendan Iribe has left his post at Oculus parent company Facebook, following in the footsteps of fellow co-founder Palmer Luckey†™s 2017 departure. ...
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  • A second Oculus cofounder is leaving Facebook after reportedly clashing with management

    A second Oculus cofounder is leaving Facebook after reportedly clashing with management

    25 days ago - By Business Insider

    Oculus cofounder and former CEO Brendan Iribe announced on Monday that he would be leaving Facebook.
    A Facebook spokesperson did not give Business Insider an explicit reason for Iribe's departure beyond saying: "He's taking time off for the first time in 20 years."
    According to a TechCrunch report, however, Iribe had grown increasingly frustrated with the Facebook executive team, especially after last week's cancelation of the "Rift 2," which he had been leading.
    Iribe is the second Oculus founding member to leave Facebook in the last 18 months.
    The cofounder and former CEO of Oculus is...
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  • Oculus Rift 2 cancellation reportedly prompts co-founder to quit Facebook

    Oculus Rift 2 cancellation reportedly prompts co-founder to quit Facebook

    25 days ago - By SlashGear

    Oculus co-founder and former CEO Brendan Iribe is leaving Facebook, he has announced, following cancellation of the Oculus Rift 2 headset. Iribe was reportedly leading the Rift 2's development, which was said to have been nixed last week after “internal shake-ups” at Facebook. The news follows Facebook's recent loss of Instagram co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger. Iribe announced his...
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  • Oculus co-founder Brendan Iribe leaving Facebook over Rift 2 cancellation

    Oculus co-founder Brendan Iribe leaving Facebook over Rift 2 cancellation

    25 days ago - By MobileSyrup

    Facebook can't seem to catch a break. The massive social networking platform spent much of 2018 plagued by ongoing security and data breaches , and it now seems that Brendan Iribe - co-founder and former CEO of Oculus - has announced plans to leave the company. According to a report from TechCrunch , Iribe's departure is reportedly based on Facebook's decision to cancel Oculus' next generation ‘Rift 2' virtual reality headset. Sources who spoke with TechCrunch said that Iribe didn't want to “race to the bottom,” adding that Iribe and the Facebook executive team had “fundamentally different...
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  • Facebook's Oculus co-founder Brendan Iribe is leaving - CNET

    25 days ago - By CNET

    Iribe is among a string of executives to leave the social media company.
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  • Former Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe is leaving Facebook

    Former Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe is leaving Facebook

    25 days ago - By The Verge

    Brendan Iribe, former CEO of Facebook-owned virtual reality company Oculus, is leaving the company. Iribe posted the news on Facebook, writing that “after six incredible years, I am moving on” from Oculus. Iribe didn't give a reason for his departure or say exactly what he'll be doing next. “Working alongside so many talented people at Oculus and Facebook has been the most transformative experience of my career,” he wrote. “This will be the first real break I've taken in over 20 years. It's time to recharge, reflect and be creative. I'm excited for the next chapter.”
    Iribe was an Oculus...
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  • Oculus co-founder to leave Facebook

    25 days ago - By Reuters

    VR headset maker Oculus co-founder Brendan Trexler Iribe is leaving Facebook Inc, according to his post on the social media network on Monday.
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  • Oculus co-founder Brendan Iribe leaves Facebook

    25 days ago - By Engadget

    Add another person to the list of high-profile leaders departing Facebook. Oculus co-founder Brendan Iribe is leaving both his own team and the social network. He didn't say where he was going next or why he was exiting, but he noted that this woul...
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  • Oculus co-founder is leaving Facebook after cancellation of ‘Rift 2' headset

    Oculus co-founder is leaving Facebook after cancellation of ‘Rift 2' headset

    25 days ago - By TechCrunch

    Brendan Iribe, the co-founder and former CEO of Oculus, announced today that he is leaving Facebook, TechCrunch has learned.
    Iribe is leaving Facebook following some internal shake-ups at the company's virtual reality arm last week that saw the cancellation of the company's next generation “Rift 2” PC-powered virtual reality headset which he had been leading development of, a source close to the matter tell TechCrunch. Iribe and the Facebook executive team had “fundamentally different views on the future of Oculus that grew deeper over time” and Iribe wasn't interested in a “race to the...
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