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 19 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 aims to drive discussions about the impact of government regulations and policies.

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Feel the earth move? Think BCP

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 in China

Feel the earth move? Think BCP

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 in China

Do bloggers have right to privacy?

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 in Legal

Do bloggers have right to privacy?

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 in Tech & Work

What is your basic need?

What is your basic need?

weekly roundup There's a standing joke that if you're looking to start a lucrative business that guarantees fast and steady returns, then you should go into the business of selling adult content--or to put it more blatantly, porn.It's pretty straightforward, sex sells.

March 1, 2007 by in Mobility

What is your basic need?

What is your basic need?

weekly roundup There's a standing joke that if you're looking to start a lucrative business that guarantees fast and steady returns, then you should go into the business of selling adult content--or to put it more blatantly, porn.It's pretty straightforward, sex sells.

March 1, 2007 by in Mobility

Mobility is not a privilege

Mobility is not a privilege

weekly roundup In my interactions with friends and relatives over the Chinese New Year holidays, a stark reality hit me. Despite the oft-cited benefits of telecommuting, it seems that some local companies are still not sold to the idea.

February 22, 2007 by in CXO

Mobility is not a privilege

Mobility is not a privilege

weekly roundup In my interactions with friends and relatives over the Chinese New Year holidays, a stark reality hit me. Despite the oft-cited benefits of telecommuting, it seems that some local companies are still not sold to the idea.

February 22, 2007 by in Security

What's in a package?

What's in a package?

Several of us in the office here are avid fans of American Idol . The singing talent show has just started its sixth run, and already, a handful of female contestants have clearly emerged as vocal powerhouses.

February 22, 2007 by in iPhone

What's in a package?

What's in a package?

Several of us in the office here are avid fans of American Idol . The singing talent show has just started its sixth run, and already, a handful of female contestants have clearly emerged as vocal powerhouses.

February 22, 2007 by in iPhone

What did you lose now?

What did you lose now?

weekly roundup How often have you misplaced your wallet, mobile phone or maybe, your laptop? If any of those items contained personal or confidential information, even that one time was too many and your identity could have been compromised.

February 20, 2007 by in Laptops

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