Palmer Luckey’s second act: Oculus founder gets serious about national security

Washington, DC (CNN Business)Not quite two years ago, Palmer Luckey, the Oculus co-founder and onetime face of the virtual reality industry, unceremoniously left Facebook amid controversy over his support for a pro-Trump group. Now, he’s on the comeback trail. Back then, Luckey founded Oculus, which jumpstarted the virtual reality industry in 2012 with the announcement of the Rift, a virtual reality headset. “When I was 17, I mostly cared about whether or not I was going to be able to make the best possible virtual reality headset,” Luckey told CNN Business’ Laurie Segall in a recent interview. “Now I’m a lot more concerned about foreign entities and how they’re impacting the world and the United States.” Facebook acquired Oculus for …