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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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

Focus on the user experience

Focus on the user experience

Little things like poor placement of USB ports in a notebook computer, or bad layout of radio buttons on a Web registration page, can affect the user experience.Do you wonder why it doesn't take just three clicks but more, to find what you're looking for on your latest mobile phone?

February 14, 2007 by in Enterprise Software

Focus on the user experience

Focus on the user experience

Little things like poor placement of USB ports in a notebook computer, or bad layout of radio buttons on a Web registration page, can affect the user experience.Do you wonder why it doesn't take just three clicks but more, to find what you're looking for on your latest mobile phone?

February 14, 2007 by in CXO

Survivor: YouTube island?

Survivor: YouTube island?

weekly roundup If they weren't already before, the founders of popular video-sharing site YouTube became millionaires--on paper, at least--this week after they pocketed hundreds of millions of dollars in Google shares. At current stock value, Chad Hurley, Steven Chen and Jarwed Karim received some US$345 million, US$326 million and US$64.

February 8, 2007 by in Social Enterprise

Survivor: YouTube island?

Survivor: YouTube island?

weekly roundup If they weren't already before, the founders of popular video-sharing site YouTube became millionaires--on paper, at least--this week after they pocketed hundreds of millions of dollars in Google shares. At current stock value, Chad Hurley, Steven Chen and Jarwed Karim received some US$345 million, US$326 million and US$64.

February 8, 2007 by in Social Enterprise

Dopod mini notebook is tempting

Dopod mini notebook is tempting

I still take notes using my trusty pen and paper when I'm out attending a press conference or conducting an interview. Lugging around my ThinkPad X31--even though it's an ultraportable notebook--presents too much of a hassle.

February 7, 2007 by in Hardware

Dopod mini notebook is tempting

Dopod mini notebook is tempting

I still take notes using my trusty pen and paper when I'm out attending a press conference or conducting an interview. Lugging around my ThinkPad X31--even though it's an ultraportable notebook--presents too much of a hassle.

February 7, 2007 by in Hardware

Should the Net be regulated?

Should the Net be regulated?

weekly roundup In the last couple of years, there's been much debate and controversy swirling around Internet regulation. Some focused on the perennial argument over freedom of speech, while others focused on the concept of Net neutrality.

January 25, 2007 by in Enterprise Software

Should the Net be regulated?

Should the Net be regulated?

weekly roundup In the last couple of years, there's been much debate and controversy swirling around Internet regulation. Some focused on the perennial argument over freedom of speech, while others focused on the concept of Net neutrality.

January 25, 2007 by in CXO

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