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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When political, social beliefs rule the day

When political, social beliefs rule the day

Google may no longer be a verb in China if the search giant doesn't get its way and be allowed to operate an uncensored search engine in the country.In an interview with CNN, Google's chief legal officer David Drummond said: "[We] just no longer in good conscience can continue to censor our results.

January 14, 2010 by in Government : Asia

In death do we digitally depart

In death do we digitally depart

My parents never really sat me down for that dreaded discussion about death, but I knew at an early age that life was infinitely finite, regardless of what or who you were. Death comes to all, and that includes your beloved pet terrapins, hamsters, dogs and of course, humans.

October 15, 2009 by in Government : Asia

Why make consumers pay more for e-services?

Why make consumers pay more for e-services?

Electronic services have long been touted as a way for governments to improve operational efficiencies and facilitate better communication with their citizens. Offering government services over the Internet not only provides cost savings, it also allows for better service delivery.

December 25, 2008 by in Government

A copycat formula for SMBs?

A copycat formula for SMBs?

At a recent conference for SMBs in Singapore, an entrepreneur lamented that organizations in the island-state are unwilling to pay a premium for quality.Jean-Louis Michelet, who is better known as the deputy chairman of the Singapore International Chamber of Commerce, noted that this mindset was particularly disturbing in the services industry.

June 5, 2006 by in Government