According to whois records, Facebook Inc. has secured the Oculus.com domain name that was owned by Tim Appnel. I did not see a connection with Appnel and Oculus VR prior.
Based on whois history records, my educated guess would be that Facebook / Oculus VR, LLC acquired Oculus.com between 10/29/2013 and 12/13/2013.
Oculus.com and OculusVR.com domain names are now with the domain registrar MarkMonitor and display Oculus VR, LLC as the registrant and Facebook as the Tech and Admin contacts.
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