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.

Latest Posts

Where are the services?

Where are the services?

While the sexy phones and booth babes took centerstage at this year's CommunicAsia, I was hard-pressed to find mobile applications for both consumers and corporate types.Only a handful of apps caught my eye.

published June 23, 2006 by

Comments

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

Comments

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

Comments

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

Comments

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

Comments

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

Comments

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

Comments

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

Comments

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

Comments

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

Comments

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

Comments

The best of ZDNet, delivered

You have been successfully signed up. To sign up for more newsletters or to manage your account, visit the Newsletter Subscription Center.
Subscription failed.

Top Stories