Edwin Yapp

An engineer by training, Edwin first cut his teeth as a cellular radio frequency optimization engineer in one of Malaysia's largest telcos. After more than five years, he hung up his radio engineering boots to try his hand at technology reporting at The Star , Malaysia's leading English daily, where he won several awards for Best Online Technology reporting. He left to start his own editorial consultancy and is now a freelance journalist for several publications, including ZDNet Asia. A self-confessed gadget geek, Edwin hopes his blog contributions will stir up deeper discussions within the Malaysian technology scene.

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Old computers

In Malaysia, it's common to have people come around collecting old newspapers for recycling purposes. But old computers?

August 5, 2006 by Edwin Yapp

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Selling fish online

Fishermen in Tanjung Dawai (Kedah) are using the Internet to sell fish.Bidders from all over the world are welcome to place bids from 3pm to 7pm Malaysian time every day.

July 12, 2006 by Oon Yeoh

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Selling fish online

Fishermen in Tanjung Dawai (Kedah) are using the Internet to sell fish.Bidders from all over the world are welcome to place bids from 3pm to 7pm Malaysian time every day.

July 12, 2006 by Edwin Yapp

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Perak, first M'sian state to go wireless

The northern Malaysian state of Perak will soon become the state with the widest wireless broadband Internet service coverage when 80 percent of the state is Wi-Fi enabled by the end of 2007.To make the plan a success, all Members of Parliament from Perak had been asked to allocate RM100,000 (US$27,419) to finance the programme.

July 4, 2006 by Oon Yeoh

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Perak, first M'sian state to go wireless

The northern Malaysian state of Perak will soon become the state with the widest wireless broadband Internet service coverage when 80 percent of the state is Wi-Fi enabled by the end of 2007.To make the plan a success, all Members of Parliament from Perak had been asked to allocate RM100,000 (US$27,419) to finance the programme.

July 4, 2006 by Edwin Yapp

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Craigslist in Malaysia

One of the most unassuming consumer-driven dot-com success stories is Craigslist from San Francisco.It started out as a simple online list of happenings in the Bay Area, maintained by Craig Newmark.

July 3, 2006 by Edwin Yapp

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Craigslist in Malaysia

One of the most unassuming consumer-driven dot-com success stories is Craigslist from San Francisco.It started out as a simple online list of happenings in the Bay Area, maintained by Craig Newmark.

July 3, 2006 by Oon Yeoh

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Rockin' the Net

Rock stars are usually not very tech savvy. They're good with guitars and amps, but with computers, forget it!

June 29, 2006 by Oon Yeoh

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Guide to Web 2.0

The phrase Web 2.0 can be a bit confusing. It means different things to different people.

June 22, 2006 by Oon Yeoh

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Guide to Web 2.0

The phrase Web 2.0 can be a bit confusing. It means different things to different people.

June 22, 2006 by Edwin Yapp

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