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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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Excuse me, are you an Asian company?

November 30, 2006 by in Tech & Work

Excuse me, are you an Asian company?

weekly roundup After months of hard work and much sweat, the ZDNet Asia team is pleased to unveil this year's Top Tech 50 Index which seeks to recognize tech vendors that have exceeded their peers in terms of outstanding financial performance and track record, and a strong commitment to the Asian market.And the winners are...

Put Green IT on your agenda

November 23, 2006 by in Security

Put Green IT on your agenda

weekly roundup In a bid to combat rising energy and fuel prices, there have been some efforts in the last couple of years to produce power-saving or energy-efficient IT systems. But there are "greener" reasons for doing so.

Put Green IT on your agenda

November 23, 2006 by in Tech & Work

Put Green IT on your agenda

weekly roundup In a bid to combat rising energy and fuel prices, there have been some efforts in the last couple of years to produce power-saving or energy-efficient IT systems. But there are "greener" reasons for doing so.

The deal that could kill open source

November 20, 2006 by in Legal

The deal that could kill open source

On the surface, it may seem that the Microsoft-Novell agreement was a watershed moment for Linux. After all, many businesses do not want to be slapped with lawsuits by using software that may infringe software patents of any kind (whether software patents even deserve to be granted remains a separate issue).

The deal that could kill open source

November 20, 2006 by in Enterprise Software

The deal that could kill open source

On the surface, it may seem that the Microsoft-Novell agreement was a watershed moment for Linux. After all, many businesses do not want to be slapped with lawsuits by using software that may infringe software patents of any kind (whether software patents even deserve to be granted remains a separate issue).

Google your way back to health

November 16, 2006 by in Google

Google your way back to health

weekly roundup Didn't we all grow up wanting to be medical doctors, with a dream to rid the world of deadly diseases and end human suffering? It seems we can all be doctors now, well, kinda.

Microsoft buys Firefox? Not

November 16, 2006 by in Enterprise Software

Microsoft buys Firefox? Not

Like several other Netizens this week, I took a double-take when I came across headlines in a string of search results claiming that Microsoft had bought the Firefox browser. As it turned out, someone spent a lot time and effort to design the "official page of the Microsoft acquisition of the Mozilla Firefox browser" and launched MSFirefox.

Microsoft buys Firefox? Not

November 16, 2006 by in Enterprise Software

Microsoft buys Firefox? Not

Like several other Netizens this week, I took a double-take when I came across headlines in a string of search results claiming that Microsoft had bought the Firefox browser. As it turned out, someone spent a lot time and effort to design the "official page of the Microsoft acquisition of the Mozilla Firefox browser" and launched MSFirefox.

Navigating the Viet Net

November 13, 2006 by in Enterprise Software

Navigating the Viet Net

weekly roundup Vietnam--a scenic holiday (and shopping) destination littered with Internet cafes, or home to a heavy-handed regime that seeks to suppress cyber dissendents?According to activist group Reporters without Borders (RSF), it's the latter.

Navigating the Viet Net

November 13, 2006 by in CXO

Navigating the Viet Net

weekly roundup Vietnam--a scenic holiday (and shopping) destination littered with Internet cafes, or home to a heavy-handed regime that seeks to suppress cyber dissendents?According to activist group Reporters without Borders (RSF), it's the latter.

Take lessons in entrepreneurship?

November 8, 2006 by in Apple

Take lessons in entrepreneurship?

Entrepreneurship is the hot new course being offered in many universities around the world.For example, Nanyang Technological University in Singapore is inviting applications for its new Master of Science Technopreneurship & Innovation Program.

Take lessons in entrepreneurship?

November 8, 2006 by in CXO

Take lessons in entrepreneurship?

Entrepreneurship is the hot new course being offered in many universities around the world.For example, Nanyang Technological University in Singapore is inviting applications for its new Master of Science Technopreneurship & Innovation Program.

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