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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Say, where have we heard that before?

Say, where have we heard that before?

For me, the CommunicAsia show thus far can be summed up in three words--hectic, hectic, hectic. I spend most of my days between trawling through the exhibition halls at the 'far' eastern end of Singapore, attending conferences held at a separate venue in the city, and rushing back to the office to file stories.

published June 22, 2006 by

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Say, where have we heard that before?

Say, where have we heard that before?

For me, the CommunicAsia show thus far can be summed up in three words--hectic, hectic, hectic. I spend most of my days between trawling through the exhibition halls at the 'far' eastern end of Singapore, attending conferences held at a separate venue in the city, and rushing back to the office to file stories.

published June 22, 2006 by

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What good is all this technology?

What good is all this technology?

Even with all the hubbub about how technology--the likes of HSDPA, IMS, NGN, IPTV, WiMax and VoBB--will change the way we live in the future, it seems that certain things in life remain resistant to change. Or, so I discovered this week.

published June 21, 2006 by

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What good is all this technology?

What good is all this technology?

Even with all the hubbub about how technology--the likes of HSDPA, IMS, NGN, IPTV, WiMax and VoBB--will change the way we live in the future, it seems that certain things in life remain resistant to change. Or, so I discovered this week.

published June 21, 2006 by

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And the best-dressed award goes to...

And the best-dressed award goes to...

CommunicAsia is never complete without svelte models dressed in figure-hugging costumes, or so I have been led to believe.And at this year's show, there were indeed some exhibitors that turned up the heat in the air-conditioned event halls with skimpily-clad sweet young things strutting around the company's product displays.

published June 21, 2006 by

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And the best-dressed award goes to...

And the best-dressed award goes to...

CommunicAsia is never complete without svelte models dressed in figure-hugging costumes, or so I have been led to believe.And at this year's show, there were indeed some exhibitors that turned up the heat in the air-conditioned event halls with skimpily-clad sweet young things strutting around the company's product displays.

published June 21, 2006 by

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No end to the hype

No end to the hype

Industry vendors creating hoopla out of technologies that are ahead of their time will obviously find it hard to fulfill their promises.WiMax is an example.

published June 20, 2006 by

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No end to the hype

No end to the hype

Industry vendors creating hoopla out of technologies that are ahead of their time will obviously find it hard to fulfill their promises.WiMax is an example.

published June 20, 2006 by

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Real videoconferencing, at last?

Real videoconferencing, at last?

I remember a time when videoconferencing was big. Hook up a TV, some camera and audio equipment to the network, and voila, one can bid adieu to long-distance travel and say goodbye forever to jetlag, right?

published June 19, 2006 by

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Real videoconferencing, at last?

Real videoconferencing, at last?

I remember a time when videoconferencing was big. Hook up a TV, some camera and audio equipment to the network, and voila, one can bid adieu to long-distance travel and say goodbye forever to jetlag, right?

published June 19, 2006 by

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Getting a kick out of CommunicAsia

Getting a kick out of CommunicAsia

For the IT industry in Singapore, June may be synonymous with CommunicAsia, or the Great Singapore Sale, depending on your inclinations.This year, however, the 2006 FIFA World Cup takes centerstage.

published June 18, 2006 by

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Getting a kick out of CommunicAsia

Getting a kick out of CommunicAsia

For the IT industry in Singapore, June may be synonymous with CommunicAsia, or the Great Singapore Sale, depending on your inclinations.This year, however, the 2006 FIFA World Cup takes centerstage.

published June 18, 2006 by

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Gates closes era in computing history

Gates closes era in computing history

weekly roundup Bill Gates will soon be closing his chapter at Microsoft. Dubbed the Thomas Watson of our generation, the company's co-founder and chief software architect this week announced plans to gradually relinquish his day-to-day responsibilities at Microsoft and focus on charity work.

published June 15, 2006 by

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