Fire at SingTel's network exchange should trigger several questions Singapore regulator IDA must ask while it's reviewing the OpenNet buyout.
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Eileen Yu checks out industry developments across the Asia-Pacific region, discussing their relevance to the global tech business landscape.
Eileen Yu began covering the IT industry when Asynchronous Transfer Mode was still hip and e-commerce was the new buzzword. Currently based in Singapore, she has over 16 years of industry experience with various publications including ZDNet, IDG, and Singapore Press Holdings.
With more IT systems mission-critical and increasingly integrated with almost every aspect of a business, it's high time they're considered a country's essential services.
Chinese government's recent arrests of high-profile bloggers for spreading "online rumors" has been seen as an attempt to silence political whistleblowers, but its actions are comparable to that of the U.S. government's.
Following his interview with ZDNet, Newkia's investor Thomas Zilliacus says he received several e-mail from Nokia employees asking to join the new company and has been offered free office space to set up in Finland.
After a revealing conversation with a top female executive in Singapore, ZDNet's Eileen Yu wonders if women often have self-doubt and discusses why this may not necessarily be a bad thing.
Singapore's pay TV incumbent extends $30 monthly rebate to all customers who subscribe to the English Premier League, without any contract or bundle requirement, firing up competition in the market--finally.
The South Korean smartphone maker lacks its own legion of fans who will buy any new product it comes up with--something which Apple enjoys. But, does Samsung really need fanboys?
Singapore government asks public to trust its track record of not using regulation as a form of online censorship, but shouldn't it also trust news sites to behave responsibly instead of introducing more rules?
Standing Sushi Bar survives breaking point with the help of social media and other online tools, and now looks to build staff "camaraderie" by establishing a proper HR system and corporate identity.
Supported by a dedicated team of writers based in Bangalore and New Delhi, ZDNet adds India edition to its portfolio to provide news and insights for ZDNet readers--both local and global.