Edwin Yapp

An engineer by training, Edwin first cut his teeth as a cellular radio frequency optimization engineer in one of Malaysia's largest telcos. <br>After more than five years, he hung up his radio engineering boots to try his hand at technology reporting at <i>The Star</i>, Malaysia's leading English daily, where he won several awards for Best Online Technology reporting. <br>He left to start his own editorial consultancy and is now a freelance journalist for several publications, including ZDNet Asia. <br>A self-confessed gadget geek, Edwin hopes his blog contributions will stir up deeper discussions within the Malaysian technology scene.

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Spotlight trained on M'sia's corporate governance

Spotlight trained on M'sia's corporate governance

The new year normally begins with resolutions, promises of better times, and thoughts of transformation often in a positive light. However, as the year begins, I regret to find myself blogging about something negative, which has hit the telco scene in Malaysia over the last week of 2010.

January 3, 2011 by in Mobile Carriers

Have we become too dependent on tech?

Have we become too dependent on tech?

I was prepping a blog about something else but after reading my editor's blog and tracking several stories that are trending worldwide, I decided to pen this blog instead.It started when her blog questioned whether IT is ironic or not.

August 9, 2010 by in Mobile Carriers

Three interesting developments in M'sian telco scene

Three interesting developments in M'sian telco scene

The past month has witnessed some interesting headlines in the local press with regard to the telco developments in Malaysia.It first started three weeks ago when DiGi Telecommunications, perceived to be the most innovative of the three celcos in Malaysia but smallest by subscription base, announced it has secured a three-year deal to sell the Apple iPhone 3GS in the coming months.

March 21, 2010 by in Mobile Carriers