Eileen Yu

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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.

Eileen Yu has no shares-related information to disclose as she doesn't hold investments in the organisations she covers. Acceptance of fees related to her freelance projects does not constitute an endorsement of the company and will not influence her coverage of the company. She is not sponsored by any company or under any exclusive contract.

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Will the OS not matter in time?

Will the OS not matter in time?

It was late Wednesday afternoon here when news of Google's plans to unveil a desktop operating system (OS) first broke, further intensifying its rivalry against current desktop OS lead Microsoft.There has long been speculation that the search giant will eventually come up with its own desktop platform, but it was anybody's guess--until now--how far Google was willing to go to pit itself against Microsoft's stronghold in this space.

July 9, 2009 by in Google

Do Asian companies make good employers?

Do Asian companies make good employers?

weekly roundup Fancy working in an office where you get to go to swimming pools and zoos, and your bosses write letters to your family, complimenting you on a job well done? If you think that sounds like a non-Asian multinational company, you're wrong.

March 22, 2007 by in Google

Google your way back to health

Google your way back to health

weekly roundup Didn't we all grow up wanting to be medical doctors, with a dream to rid the world of deadly diseases and end human suffering? It seems we can all be doctors now, well, kinda.

November 16, 2006 by in Google

Best things in life should be free

Best things in life should be free

weekly roundup The best things in life aren't always free, but shouldn't they? When I met up with free software advocate Richard Stallman a couple of years back, he discussed the need for everyone to have "a minimum freedom" to consume "any kind of written or artistic work" including encyclopedias, music and art.

August 31, 2006 by in Google

Best things in life should be free

Best things in life should be free

weekly roundup The best things in life aren't always free, but shouldn't they? When I met up with free software advocate Richard Stallman a couple of years back, he discussed the need for everyone to have "a minimum freedom" to consume "any kind of written or artistic work" including encyclopedias, music and art.

August 31, 2006 by in Google