Earlier this week, I visited Renewable Energy Corporation's (REC) solar production plant located in the western part of Singapore. Opened in November 2010, the facility cost S$2.
By The Way
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 15 years of industry experience with various publications including ZDNet, IDG, and Singapore Press Holdings.
So I took some time off last week for a health screening examination--something I try to do every year since I turned 35.Two days ago, I returned to the healthcare services provider, where I had done the examination, for a review of the results and to get any advice on problem areas I might have with regard to my well-being.
When news broke that a female IT executive in Singapore had possibly coerced--via, erm, extremely friendly tactics--two high-ranking government officials into awarding her company lucrative contracts, it triggered discussions about whether this industry was indeed prone to fraud.The indiscretion of the heads of Singapore Civil Defence Force and Central Narcotics Bureau resulted in an investigation that involved the supply of IT products and services to the government bodies.
Is your boss a Facebook friend? If she is, you're among the 21 percent of respondents in a recent U.
"Female IT executive", those three words have sparked many an interesting conversation--and bad puns--in Singapore over the past month. More importantly, though not necessarily more interestingly, they redirected much attention to government IT procurements and system checks.
As I caught up with my relatives over our annual lunar new year gatherings earlier this week, I was asked a question that had popped up many times before: "How do I download music on iTunes?"And the answer has always been the same: "You can't if you're in Asia (outside of Japan).
Merry 2012 peeps! May the new calendar year and upcoming dragon lunar year bring good tidings to one and all.
Steve Wozniak should be taken out of Santa's "nice" list this year.In a radio interview with BBC this week, the Apple co-founder dissed Singapore for its lack of creative people because the city-state doesn't tolerate bad behavior.
If you're an online shopaholic, you'll be mighty upset to find out that a U.S.
Because I'm currently on holiday and running low on ideas for my blog this week, I thought I would feature someone else's great idea of what portable storage should be.We're all creating a huge volume and array of data today, from photos of our holiday in Spain, to a home video of our petdog chasing its own tail, and work documents that need to be looked at over the weekend.