Eileen Yu

Eileen Yu began covering the IT industry when Asynchronous Transfer Mode was still hip and e-commerce was the new buzzword. Currently a freelance blogger and content specialist based in Singapore, she has over 16 years of industry experience with various publications including ZDNet, IDG, and Singapore Press Holdings.

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Time to change innovation tune

weekly roundup Speaking at IDA's Distinguished Speaker series in Singapore this week, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer spoke at length about innovating to stay competitive, which was hardly a surprise.Innovation as the new mantra has been frequently repeated at industry events, including last week's Asia-Pacific healthcare IT conference held in the island-state.

May 24, 2007 by

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Time to change innovation tune

weekly roundup Speaking at IDA's Distinguished Speaker series in Singapore this week, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer spoke at length about innovating to stay competitive, which was hardly a surprise.Innovation as the new mantra has been frequently repeated at industry events, including last week's Asia-Pacific healthcare IT conference held in the island-state.

May 24, 2007 by Isabelle Chan

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Would you take on a Second Life?

If you haven't got enough of real life, try getting a second one--literally. Businesses and consumers alike have been flocking toward Second Life, a 3-D virtual world currently inhabited by over 6.

May 23, 2007 by

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Would you take on a Second Life?

If you haven't got enough of real life, try getting a second one--literally. Businesses and consumers alike have been flocking toward Second Life, a 3-D virtual world currently inhabited by over 6.

May 23, 2007 by

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Sleeping with the enemy?

weekly roundup IBM's head honcho Samuel Palmisano paid Singapore a visit this week, on an invitation from the local government, and in his address to a ballroom packed with IT professionals, he described a future where tech companies will team up to conduct research projects.

May 10, 2007 by

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Sleeping with the enemy?

weekly roundup IBM's head honcho Samuel Palmisano paid Singapore a visit this week, on an invitation from the local government, and in his address to a ballroom packed with IT professionals, he described a future where tech companies will team up to conduct research projects.

May 10, 2007 by

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The big digital universe blowout

Here's a figure from analyst house IDC that's pretty mind-blowing: 161 exabytes (161 billion gigabytes) of digital information was created and copied globally in 2006. That's equivalent to about 3 million times the information in all the books ever written, or 12 stacks of books, each extending more than 93 million miles from the earth to the sun.

May 9, 2007 by Isabelle Chan

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