Lee Kuan Yew, 1923-2015: Some Links Worth Checking Out

I was traveling when Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s founding father, died Monday, and haven’t had a chance to blog about his passing until now. (Pictured above: a recent sampling of Singaporean newspapers’ front pages.) Here are some links I suggest checking out. The WSJ obituary: Lee Kuan Yew, who dominated Singapore politics for more than […]

Recent Stories Round-Up: Telcos in Myanmar; InMobi, Snapdeal, Facebook in India

It’s been a busy week or so. Here are links to some recent stories I’ve worked on with colleagues, both here in Singapore and in India. Myanmar Tests Foreign Telecom Entrants (March 10): YANGON, Myanmar—When Myanmar’s first foreign telecommunications companies, Qatar’s Ooredoo QSC and Norway’s Telenor ASA, arrived last year, customers lined up for blocks […]

Newley’s Notes #4 Just Went Out to Subscribers

In this week’s edition: The Etsy IPO, Hillary’s emails, #WeaselPecker, dangerous fajitas and more. You can read it here. Be sure to sign up.

There’s Finally an Ebook Version Available of Nicholas Negroponte’s ‘Being Digital”

Back in Dec. 2012, I blogged about the irony that there seemed to be no ebook version available of Nicholas Negroponte’s popular book about the future of technology, “Being Digital.” A major theme of the book, which was published in 1995: We’re moving “from atoms to bits,” and everything that can be digitized eventually will […]