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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Reorienting M'sia's entrepreneurial direction

Reorienting M'sia's entrepreneurial direction

One of the perks of being a freelance journalist is that I get to write for a number of publications and not necessarily for the same kind of industry. So I was happy and quite enthusiastic when I was asked to go for a travel familiarization trip to Tasmania late last month.

May 20, 2010 by in Tech Industry

M'sians love rich media but...

M'sians love rich media but...

Malaysia's broadband penetration rate may only be 18 percent but that doesn't mean Malaysians are unsophisticated users of the Internet.In fact, Malaysia recently emerged in the top 10 among media consuming nations, out of 52 countries surveyed by Nielsen.

January 13, 2009 by in Tech Industry