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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Undue caution can be duly detrimental to business

Undue caution can be duly detrimental to business

I've consulted with fortune tellers and palmists a couple of times because I find it intriguing that strangers I know nothing about appear to know so much about my life, even before it plays out.But while it's always fun to find out what they think my birthdate says about my personality, I usually don't take their predictions seriously--especially since I'm still not a millionaire and I'm still not married to a Brit who takes me on his travels.

August 25, 2011 by in Tablets

Apple's premium tablet gain won't last in Asia

Apple's premium tablet gain won't last in Asia

Its pricing structure indicates Apple's primary focus is the premium tablet market, but this gameplay is unlikely to work in Asia in the long-run as its competitors rush to fill the low-end mass-market void. And it's missing out on the untapped hybrid device opportunity.

October 23, 2013 by in Tablets

iPad market share at record-low 35 percent

iPad market share at record-low 35 percent

WitsView stats reveal Apple iPad has hit its lowest market share at 35.5 percent of global tablet shipments, pushing 14.6 million units in the second quarter, while Samsung's market share climbs to 21.5 percent from 20.2 percent.

July 24, 2013 by in Tablets