Eric David

Eric David

Eric David is a staff writer for SiliconANGLE, covering the latest trends in social media and gaming. He is an avid gamer and enjoys writing about innovations in the video game industry and gaming culture in general. Eric graduated from the University of Texas at Dallas, receiving major honors for his thesis "A Culture of Heresy: Explaining the Resiliency of Catharism and the Church's Response," which is every bit as exciting as it sounds. Eric lives in Dallas, Texas with his wife, dog and gaming PC.

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Virtualization solves new challenges in an old industry: Book Printing| #VTUG

Virtualization has been key in solving the modern problems facing the printing industry, John Judson, Senior Systems Analyst, Courier Corporation, told theCUBE host Stu Miniman at The Virtualization Technology Users Group (VTUG) in Massachusetts. “Our challenge has been a transition from printing large runs of books to short runs,” said Judson. “And we’ve kind of […]

DOSBox vs. ScummVM – What plays old games better?

Video games are still a young medium, but they are now reaching an age where “retro gaming” is an ever increasing market. Sony Computer Entertainment, for example, recently celebrated the 20 year anniversary of PlayStation with a special edition PlayStation 4 designed to look like the original console. Many gamers now entering their 30s are feeling nostalgic […]

The PlayStation Experience showcases big titles, promises to be annual event

Sony Computer Entertainment’s “PlayStation Experience” (PSX) made waves with gamers this weekend with several big titles showcased at the Las Vegas fan event. “Thanks to all of you, PlayStation 4 is the fastest selling console of all time,” said Shawn Layden, President and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment America, as he addressed the cheering PlayStation Fans during […]

Facebook charms China’s head internet regulator

Despite being blocked in China since 2009, Facebook Inc. recently welcomed Lu Wei, the minister of China’s Cyberspace Administration, to its Menlo Park campus in California. A Chinese government-run newspaper released an article showing that Lu toured several American tech industry leaders, including Facebook, Amazon and Apple. The pictures included in the article show Lu laughing during his tour with […]

Eidos announces new engine, reassures fans Deus Ex Universe is not an MMO

Eidos Montreal, the developer behind the cyberpunk hit Deus Ex: Human Revolution, announced its new Dawn Engine on Thursday, which is “designed exclusively for PCs and the new generation of consoles.” “Our ambition is to build upon and improve both the visual and immersive artistry in our games, whilst also strengthening both the gameplay and storytelling […]

Saavn partners with Twitter to crowdsource song requests

South Asian Audio Visual Network (Saavn), an India-based streaming radio service similar to Spotify, is teaming up with Twitter to create a tweet-powered playlist. If you are not a fan of Bollywood musicals or Indian music in general, then you might not have heard of Saavn, but the Indian company owns the rights to several million songs […]

HP brings agility to data centers with Infrastructure Automation | #HPDiscover

Seamus Dunne, Vice President of Datacenter Services at HP, talked about the some of the latest developments of  HP Datacenter Care in his live interview with theCUBE at HP Discover Barcelona. “What we focused on is helping you better operate what you have today,” said Dunne. “We’re going to help take you on the journey to whatever stage of […]

SDN App Store brings consumerization to the network level | #HPDiscover

Hewlett-Packard’s new SDN App Store creates a marketplace environment for SDN. In a live interview with theCUBE, Michael Zhu, Senior Director of Global Solutions and Alliances at HP, describes the innovation App Store brings to SDN. “This is the industry’s first enterprise-grade SDN app store,” Zhu said. Zhu explained that “App Store is more than a catalog” because it […]

Convergence provides flexibility without the headache of DIY| #HPDiscover

Converged systems are in high demand thanks to their ability to meet business needs without the hassle of building infrastructure from the ground up. Jeff Carlat, Director, HP Converged Systems and Chris Swahn, VP & GM HP Solutions, Avnet explained the strengths of HP Converged Systems in their live interview with theCUBE at HP Discover Barcelona. “The […]

Facebook teams up with ESET to protect users from malware

Malware has been a growing concern for Facebook Inc., who announced yesterday that it would be partnering with ESET to incorporate the IT security vendor’s anti-malware software directly into Facebook’s systems. “Compounding the challenges for defense, most people lack basic anti-malware programs that could protect their devices or clean up infections more quickly,” Facebook Software Enginner Cheta Gowda wrote in a […]