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 15 years of industry experience with various publications including ZDNet, IDG, and Singapore Press Holdings. Eileen majored in Journalism at The University of Queensland, Australia, where she wrote an honours thesis titled: To Censor or Not: The Great Singapore Dilemma. In her By The Way blog, she enjoys seeing how far she can push the line when blogging about technology, government regulations, and politics in Singapore and the rest of Asia.

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Taking the lead to lead by example

Taking the lead to lead by example

A few months ago, a friend forwarded me a speech made by a well-known name in the outsourcing circle not only in the region, but worldwide.The man, speaking at an employee session of an IT company in India, reminded his listeners that it was important to avoid putting in long hours at work for long periods of time.

published August 21, 2006 by

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Taking the lead to lead by example

Taking the lead to lead by example

A few months ago, a friend forwarded me a speech made by a well-known name in the outsourcing circle not only in the region, but worldwide.The man, speaking at an employee session of an IT company in India, reminded his listeners that it was important to avoid putting in long hours at work for long periods of time.

published August 21, 2006 by

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Calling Asian tech startups

Calling Asian tech startups

A new generation of almost everything is emerging--from the way we search for information and the way we tune in to music, to the way we communicate with one another, shop and transact.Tech stalwarts like IBM, HP, Cisco, Microsoft and Oracle continue to be pillars of the tech industry, but many of these new possibilities are also the resulting efforts of smaller companies, startups and individuals.

published August 17, 2006 by

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Calling Asian tech startups

Calling Asian tech startups

A new generation of almost everything is emerging--from the way we search for information and the way we tune in to music, to the way we communicate with one another, shop and transact.Tech stalwarts like IBM, HP, Cisco, Microsoft and Oracle continue to be pillars of the tech industry, but many of these new possibilities are also the resulting efforts of smaller companies, startups and individuals.

published August 17, 2006 by

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Mobile impossible

Mobile impossible

When I first read that the use of mobile phones could be allowed on flights as early as February 2007, I snorted.Great, as if brawling babies and ill-mannered children screaming themselves hoarse are not enough.

published August 16, 2006 by

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Mobile impossible

Mobile impossible

When I first read that the use of mobile phones could be allowed on flights as early as February 2007, I snorted.Great, as if brawling babies and ill-mannered children screaming themselves hoarse are not enough.

published August 16, 2006 by

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A rich man's toy or empowerment tool?

A rich man's toy or empowerment tool?

The personal computer is, perhaps, one of the greatest inventions of mankind. What used to require a room full of large machines has since given way to miniaturized systems that pack more power and take up a fraction of your floor space.

published August 10, 2006 by

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A rich man's toy or empowerment tool?

A rich man's toy or empowerment tool?

The personal computer is, perhaps, one of the greatest inventions of mankind. What used to require a room full of large machines has since given way to miniaturized systems that pack more power and take up a fraction of your floor space.

published August 10, 2006 by

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