Edwin Yapp

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

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Is the new work-life paradigm a good thing?

Is the new work-life paradigm a good thing?

At the recently concluded Citrix Synergy conference which I attended a couple of weeks ago, CEO Mark Templeton was on stage to speak to partners, the media, analysts, and customers, expounding the virtues of a new work paradigm.In his keynote address, he said: "When we all look at computing the way it has developed over the last 25 years, it's been built on a set of assumptions that is actually dead.

May 24, 2012 by in Cloud

iCloud: Tale of Apple's lock-in strategy

iCloud: Tale of Apple's lock-in strategy

In my last posting, I blogged about whether cloud computing will survive the storm, where I concluded that the cloud is not going to go away despite some high-profile outages that have hit the headlines recently.

June 15, 2011 by in Cloud

Looking back at M'sian tech developments

Looking back at M'sian tech developments

As the year winds down, I thought it good for me to recap what I believe to be a couple of developments in the technology scene in Malaysia.The year started cautiously with many industry pundits being unsure of how the larger economy woes would affect the ICT industry as a whole.

December 15, 2009 by in Cloud