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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Samsung, Cisco sign patent pact

Samsung, Cisco sign patent pact

Korean electronics giant inks a cross-licensing agreement with Cisco Systems to avoid legal tussles over technology patents, giving each company use of the other's existing and future patent portfolio.

February 6, 2014 by in Legal

Playing the patent game

Playing the patent game

weekly roundup I was reminded of the sad realities of the software business when the Open Source Development Labs (OSDL) said it was going to scale back some technical work, and focus on legal issues instead.The OSDL will cut a third of its staff--nine employees in administrative and technical roles will lose their rice bowls.

December 7, 2006 by in Legal

The deal that could kill open source

The deal that could kill open source

On the surface, it may seem that the Microsoft-Novell agreement was a watershed moment for Linux. After all, many businesses do not want to be slapped with lawsuits by using software that may infringe software patents of any kind (whether software patents even deserve to be granted remains a separate issue).

November 20, 2006 by in Legal