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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Can kids today grow up to be Mark Zuckerberg?

Can kids today grow up to be Mark Zuckerberg?

I was having dinner in a restaurant one day when a family sat down at the table next to mine.The kid in the family, who looked to be around six years old, was showing signs of restlessness when his father promptly reached into his backpack, pulled out a portable DVD player, plonked it in front of his offspring, and turned on the device.

November 18, 2010 by in Social Enterprise

Jumping on the Web 2.0 bandwagon, blindly

Jumping on the Web 2.0 bandwagon, blindly

It can't be easy operating a business these days. Not only do CXOs have to worry about overheads, CAPEX, OPEX and profit margins, they also have to keep up with the latest tech developments to ensure their organization continues to be seen and heard where it matters.

July 19, 2007 by in Social Enterprise

Technology to answer the call of nature

Technology to answer the call of nature

U.S. politics marked a milestone this week when YouTube video clips were used in a debate involving eight presidential hopefuls from the country's Democratic party, supposedly to help Americans better decide whom they want as their leader in the 2008 election.

July 26, 2007 by in Social Enterprise

Parenting young minds in Net era

Parenting young minds in Net era

Once upon a long time, in a far distant past, as a child, I used to pretend-play the role of a teacher. I would lock myself in a room, scribble on a makeshift blackboard and pretend I was giving a lesson to a classroom filled with young kids.

February 12, 2009 by in Social Enterprise