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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Chewing on a piece of cardboard

Last night, I watched in utter disgust as the news on telly showed how a back-alley operation in Beijing, China, went about steaming batches of pork buns that were to be sold to the public. Bustling around in a kitchen that would have renowned U.

July 12, 2007 by

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So not a hard day's work

Studying was never my cup of tea, which is probably why I never got scholarship-worthy grades in school. But, if interns back in those days got the perks that some of their contemporaries today enjoy, I might have changed my mind about school.

July 5, 2007 by

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Why are we waiting?

For a country that constantly seeks to be number one in almost everything it does, Singapore is uncharacteristically slow in its efforts to put wireless capabilities in its public train network.Hong Kong's Mass Transit Railway commuters will soon be able to enjoy Wi-Fi services as they wait or board the train.

June 21, 2007 by

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Why are we waiting?

For a country that constantly seeks to be number one in almost everything it does, Singapore is uncharacteristically slow in its efforts to put wireless capabilities in its public train network.Hong Kong's Mass Transit Railway commuters will soon be able to enjoy Wi-Fi services as they wait or board the train.

June 21, 2007 by

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What is security's silver bullet?

How many different user IDs and passwords do you have to remember in order to access the applications and services that you use regularly? I did a quick count of my own pool of alphanumeric lines that are swimming in my memory bank...

June 14, 2007 by

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What is security's silver bullet?

How many different user IDs and passwords do you have to remember in order to access the applications and services that you use regularly? I did a quick count of my own pool of alphanumeric lines that are swimming in my memory bank...

June 14, 2007 by

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What's holding up mobile?

When I began covering the IT industry almost a decade ago, the Internet and mobile devices were then just becoming the latest buzzwords. It wasn't long after that industry players put the two together and evangelized an environment where mobile users would enjoy the same Web browsing experience they got on desktops.

June 7, 2007 by

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What's holding up mobile?

When I began covering the IT industry almost a decade ago, the Internet and mobile devices were then just becoming the latest buzzwords. It wasn't long after that industry players put the two together and evangelized an environment where mobile users would enjoy the same Web browsing experience they got on desktops.

June 7, 2007 by

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