Latest from Eileen Yu
Corporate governance don't mean squat if flouted
The joke goes that, "it's only wrong if you're caught", so cheating in class or smoking on school grounds is only against the rules if the teacher catches you.But, while breaking the rules may not always result in dire consequences, not adhering to critical business rules can mean serious implications.
When politics lend an uncertain hand
Journalists in the Philippines have been having a field day this past couple of weeks, scrambling to cover new developments concerning a massive bribery scandal that implicates government officials.To cut a long story short, a US$330 million-deal between the Philippine government and Chinese state-owned network equipment maker ZTE turned sour after allegations of bribery involving high-ranking officials emerged.
WikiLeaks puts Net freedom ideology in question
"The Internet is the first thing that humanity has built that humanity doesn't understand--the largest anarchy that we have ever had."Google CEO Eric Schmidt uttered those words way back in April 1997 when he was then CTO of Sun Microsystems and alluding to how the Internet had emerged as the biggest driver of change.
Open education child's best cyber defense
I have a soon-to-be six-year-old Jack Russell Terrier that has a habit of barking at almost every dog we paw past during our walks around my estate. Needless to say, it's an embarrassment each time she does that, and my family would inevitably look away--denying any relation to me or my canine--whenever a barking frenzy starts.
Is there room for data roaming charges to go down?
Most of us now surf regularly on our mobile devices, but try doing that while overseas and you might grow a few extra strands of grey hair when you return home to a phone bill for hundreds of dollars--or thousands, if you're a Facebook stalker--in data roaming charges. So, a question begs to be asked: does it really cost our operators so much to support our need for ubiquitous connectivity?