Palmer Luckey defends the early days of Oculus in #vr trade secrets trial

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Palmer Luckey became tech industry royalty at age 21, when he sold his burgeoning virtual reality company Oculus VR to Facebook in 2014 for $2 billion. That fateful decision, while a milestone for virtual reality, is now causing headaches for Luckey, Facebook, and others at the core of a contentious legal battle over the origins of the modern VR movement. Luckey took the stand today in Dallas to testify in the trial alleging he helped Oculus steal trade secrets and violate copyrights owned by ZeniMax Media, the parent company of video game developer id Software.

At the center of the dispute is John Carmack, a legendary programmer and video game creator behind id Software titles Doom and Q…

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