Eileen Yu

Eileen Yu began covering the IT industry when Asynchronous Transfer Mode was still hip and e-commerce was the new buzzword. Currently an independent business technology journalist and content specialist based in Singapore, she has over 18 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 covers industry developments in Singapore as well as other Asian markets, and enjoys pushing the line in her discussions about the impact of government regulations and policies.

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Match made in heaven?

Match made in heaven?

weekly roundup Both AMD and ATI have been underdogs in the processor and graphics cards markets at one point or another. But in recent years, both have managed to overcome the odds to give their bigger rivals a run for their money, with better technology at cheaper prices.

July 27, 2006 by in Hardware

India steps up as Asia's powerhouse

India steps up as Asia's powerhouse

weekly roundup Just like the United States took over the reins as the world's leading economic powerhouse a few decades back, India and China--with their IT prowess and sheer market size--have been tipped to be next in line to become future economic giants. And this week, it seems that India has taken its first step toward the throne.

July 20, 2006 by in India

India steps up as Asia's powerhouse

India steps up as Asia's powerhouse

weekly roundup Just like the United States took over the reins as the world's leading economic powerhouse a few decades back, India and China--with their IT prowess and sheer market size--have been tipped to be next in line to become future economic giants. And this week, it seems that India has taken its first step toward the throne.

July 20, 2006 by in Tech & Work

Where IT meets business

Where IT meets business

weekly roundup Know someone who would go ga-ga over the latest gadgets and gizmos? I certainly do, and in fact, I'm probably one of them as well.

July 6, 2006 by in Security

Where IT meets business

Where IT meets business

weekly roundup Know someone who would go ga-ga over the latest gadgets and gizmos? I certainly do, and in fact, I'm probably one of them as well.

July 6, 2006 by in Security

Finding a middle ground

Finding a middle ground

weekly roundup An analyst was spot on last week when he pointed out that enterprises will mix-and-match open-source and proprietary software in their IT infrastructure.Most enterprises are not zealots of technology, and software is just a means to an end--that is, to run their business well.

July 1, 2006 by in Open Source

Finding a middle ground

Finding a middle ground

weekly roundup An analyst was spot on last week when he pointed out that enterprises will mix-and-match open-source and proprietary software in their IT infrastructure.Most enterprises are not zealots of technology, and software is just a means to an end--that is, to run their business well.

July 1, 2006 by in Open Source

SOE success begins with PR?

SOE success begins with PR?

This week, one consortium in the running for the Singapore government's Standard ICT Operating Environment (SOE) project created some buzz with a special media briefing.Senior executives of the key drivers behind the One Team, NCS CEO Chong Yoke Sin and IBM's managing director for Singapore, Patricia Yim, took turns to share with the media their longstanding partnership and what their team could offer.

June 30, 2006 by in Singapore

SOE success begins with PR?

SOE success begins with PR?

This week, one consortium in the running for the Singapore government's Standard ICT Operating Environment (SOE) project created some buzz with a special media briefing.Senior executives of the key drivers behind the One Team, NCS CEO Chong Yoke Sin and IBM's managing director for Singapore, Patricia Yim, took turns to share with the media their longstanding partnership and what their team could offer.

June 30, 2006 by in Singapore

Return of the Man of Steel

Return of the Man of Steel

Unless you've been living on Planet Krypton, you would've heard of the return of one of the most beloved superhero of all times--that's right, Superman.Nevermind if you're more of a Batman, Spiderman, or X-Men fan.

June 30, 2006 by in Hardware

Return of the Man of Steel

Return of the Man of Steel

Unless you've been living on Planet Krypton, you would've heard of the return of one of the most beloved superhero of all times--that's right, Superman.Nevermind if you're more of a Batman, Spiderman, or X-Men fan.

June 30, 2006 by in Hardware

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