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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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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Is a balanced work life for real?

Is a balanced work life for real?

weekly roundup A journalist's job is somewhat similar to a doctor's--both are on call 24 hours by 7 days a week. While we obviously have official working hours--I suppose because labor laws demand it--we need to be ready to get right back into action at a whim's notice, either to perform emergency surgery or to cover a news-breaking event.

published August 3, 2006 by

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Attaining storage nirvana

Attaining storage nirvana

It's no secret that enterprise storage requirements are growing, and managing storage resources is causing many IT managers headaches. I don't expect the explosion of data, thanks to the growth in e-mail and digital media, regulatory compliance, and so on, to abate any time soon, too.

published August 2, 2006 by

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