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 20 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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Grab wants $2B more to fund expansion drive

Grab wants $2B more to fund expansion drive

Less than a month after securing $1.46 billion from Softbank Vision Fund, mobile app platform Grab is seeking another $2 billion to further drive its expansion efforts in the region, specifically Indonesia, where it says it will be four times bigger than its closest rival by end-2019.

April 8, 2019 by in Innovation

AWS working on new cloud region in Jakarta

AWS working on new cloud region in Jakarta

Slated to open in Jakarta by early-2022, the new region will encompass three availability zones and be the cloud vendor's ninth Asia-Pacific region, joining others such as Singapore, Beijing, Seoul, and Tokyo.

April 3, 2019 by in Cloud

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