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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A lesson in card fraud

Two weeks ago, I received a call from Citibank. Thinking that it was a telemarketer trying to sell me a financial product, I was all ready to say 'no thanks and goodbye' when the lady on the other end of the line said: "Your card has been compromised.

March 21, 2007 by

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No cash? Show me your finger

weekly roundup Credit card giant Visa has declared that by 2012 credit and debit cards wouldbecome cheaperand more convenient than cash, and boldly anticipated that retailers could start making customers pay a surcharge if they paid with cash.I think Visa got it half right.

March 15, 2007 by

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No cash? Show me your finger

weekly roundup Credit card giant Visa has declared that by 2012 credit and debit cards wouldbecome cheaperand more convenient than cash, and boldly anticipated that retailers could start making customers pay a surcharge if they paid with cash.I think Visa got it half right.

March 15, 2007 by

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Outsourcing: how far up the value chain?

The move by India's top IT companies to develop industry specific applications left me wondering about the changing definition of what's considered core IT assets to businesses. Typically, companies would outsource their backoffice operations to India.

March 15, 2007 by

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Outsourcing: how far up the value chain?

The move by India's top IT companies to develop industry specific applications left me wondering about the changing definition of what's considered core IT assets to businesses. Typically, companies would outsource their backoffice operations to India.

March 15, 2007 by Aaron Tan

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Feel the earth move? Think BCP

weekly roundup For the first time, this week, I felt the earth move under my feet right here in Singapore, where natural disasters are a rare phenomenon.Two earthquakes measuring 6.

March 8, 2007 by

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Feel the earth move? Think BCP

weekly roundup For the first time, this week, I felt the earth move under my feet right here in Singapore, where natural disasters are a rare phenomenon.Two earthquakes measuring 6.

March 8, 2007 by

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Do bloggers have right to privacy?

American Shannon Stovall this week filed a US$20 million suit against Yahoo for allegedly using her photo without prior permission, in a welcome e-mail sent to new Yahoo users.Stovall argues that Yahoo violated her right to privacy and right to publicity, which controls the commercial use of her identity.

March 8, 2007 by

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