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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Survivor: YouTube island?

Survivor: YouTube island?

weekly roundup If they weren't already before, the founders of popular video-sharing site YouTube became millionaires--on paper, at least--this week after they pocketed hundreds of millions of dollars in Google shares. At current stock value, Chad Hurley, Steven Chen and Jarwed Karim received some US$345 million, US$326 million and US$64.

February 8, 2007 by in Social Enterprise

Survivor: YouTube island?

Survivor: YouTube island?

weekly roundup If they weren't already before, the founders of popular video-sharing site YouTube became millionaires--on paper, at least--this week after they pocketed hundreds of millions of dollars in Google shares. At current stock value, Chad Hurley, Steven Chen and Jarwed Karim received some US$345 million, US$326 million and US$64.

February 8, 2007 by in Social Enterprise

Dopod mini notebook is tempting

Dopod mini notebook is tempting

I still take notes using my trusty pen and paper when I'm out attending a press conference or conducting an interview. Lugging around my ThinkPad X31--even though it's an ultraportable notebook--presents too much of a hassle.

February 7, 2007 by in Hardware

Dopod mini notebook is tempting

Dopod mini notebook is tempting

I still take notes using my trusty pen and paper when I'm out attending a press conference or conducting an interview. Lugging around my ThinkPad X31--even though it's an ultraportable notebook--presents too much of a hassle.

February 7, 2007 by in Hardware

Should the Net be regulated?

Should the Net be regulated?

weekly roundup In the last couple of years, there's been much debate and controversy swirling around Internet regulation. Some focused on the perennial argument over freedom of speech, while others focused on the concept of Net neutrality.

January 25, 2007 by in CXO

Should the Net be regulated?

Should the Net be regulated?

weekly roundup In the last couple of years, there's been much debate and controversy swirling around Internet regulation. Some focused on the perennial argument over freedom of speech, while others focused on the concept of Net neutrality.

January 25, 2007 by in Enterprise Software

The art of competition

The art of competition

weekly roundup Over lunch the other day, I listened as the owner of a local service provider described the challenges he faced as a player in a market that's largely dominated by one major provider.His main grouse wasn't about the anti-competitive tactics that this big player sometimes employs, albeit, subtly.

January 18, 2007 by in Mobility

The art of competition

The art of competition

weekly roundup Over lunch the other day, I listened as the owner of a local service provider described the challenges he faced as a player in a market that's largely dominated by one major provider.His main grouse wasn't about the anti-competitive tactics that this big player sometimes employs, albeit, subtly.

January 18, 2007 by in Mobility

2007 is year of Linux desktop? Far from it

2007 is year of Linux desktop? Far from it

It's the time of the year for the annual fortune-telling ritual, where soothsayers get their say on the upcoming trends for the year. In my few years as a technology journalist, I've been asked--every now and then--when the Linux desktop will really take off among consumers.

January 18, 2007 by in Enterprise Software

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