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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Gen Y employees will break BYOD rules

Gen Y employees will break BYOD rules

Employees aged 21 to 32 in Asia will circumvent corporate policies governing the use of personal devices for work, and 12 percent will not inform their company if these devices have been compromised, reveals survey.

October 22, 2013 by in Mobility

The art of competition

The art of competition

weekly roundup Over lunch the other day, I listened as the owner of a local service provider described the challenges he faced as a player in a market that's largely dominated by one major provider.His main grouse wasn't about the anti-competitive tactics that this big player sometimes employs, albeit, subtly.

January 18, 2007 by in Mobility

Dot-mobi: The start of the mobile Internet era?

Dot-mobi: The start of the mobile Internet era?

While mobile browsing has been available on cellphones for years, it hasn't really taken off in a big way.As someone who chews on the top headlines of the day during the daily commute, I appreciate the convenience of staying connected in places where a wireless hotspot isn't in sight.

September 26, 2006 by in Mobility

What is your basic need?

What is your basic need?

weekly roundup There's a standing joke that if you're looking to start a lucrative business that guarantees fast and steady returns, then you should go into the business of selling adult content--or to put it more blatantly, porn.It's pretty straightforward, sex sells.

March 1, 2007 by in Mobility

What's holding up mobile?

What's holding up mobile?

When I began covering the IT industry almost a decade ago, the Internet and mobile devices were then just becoming the latest buzzwords. It wasn't long after that industry players put the two together and evangelized an environment where mobile users would enjoy the same Web browsing experience they got on desktops.

June 7, 2007 by in Mobility