Matt Kapko

Senior Writer

CIO.com Senior Writer Matt Kapko specializes in the convergence of social media, mobility, digital marketing and technology. Matt is a former editor and reporter for ClickZ, RCR Wireless News, paidContent and mocoNews, iMedia Connection, Bay City News Service, the Half Moon Bay Review, and several other Web and print publications. Matt lives in a nearly century-old craftsman in Long Beach, Calif. He enjoys traveling and hitting the road with his wife, going to shows, rooting for the 49ers, gardening and reading.

Facebook claims Workplace success

LinkedIn aims to put messaging everywhere

LinkedIn aims to put messaging everywhere

Half of LinkedIn’s active users are using messaging every week, but many of those conversations happen in a silo. LinkedIn hopes to change that with a new messaging interface that follows you.

Could Amazon become an enterprise collaboration contender?

Could Amazon become an enterprise collaboration contender?

Amazon has a series of apps that compete with Office 365 and G Suite, but they currently aren’t packaged and sold as a collective portfolio. Here’s how Amazon could become a major player in business software.

Why Facebook is giving Workplace away for free

Why Facebook is giving Workplace away for free

The good news: Facebook is offering a free version of Workplace that removes a significant barrier to adoption. The bad news: It comes without administrative controls and key enterprise features.

How Snap is caving in to post-IPO pressures

How Snap is caving in to post-IPO pressures

Snap is making itself accountable to shareholders by reprioritizing its decisions for growth. These changes impact company culture and the entire user experience.

Will Facebook putting ‘Stories’ everywhere crack Snapchat?

Will Facebook putting ‘Stories’ everywhere crack Snapchat?

Facebook has replicated a core feature of Snapchat and delivered a nearly identical version of Stories to all four of its major apps. Some call it copycatting. Others say it's just good business.

G Suite vs. Office 365 cloud collaboration battle heats up

G Suite vs. Office 365 cloud collaboration battle heats up

Microsoft's Office 365 has a big lead, but Google is quickly repositioning G Suite for business and winning some big customers. Who will come out on top in this rapidly evolving market?

LinkedIn add news curation with ‘trending storylines’

LinkedIn add news curation with ‘trending storylines’

LinkedIn is taking cues from its social networking counterparts and is releasing a separate feed of news articles and topics based on your interests and profession.

Why Apple dropped iPad’s price to lowest yet

Why Apple dropped iPad’s price to lowest yet

Apple cut the price of its entry-level iPad by almost 18 percent -- perhaps in a move to fend off Google in the education market. The company also refreshed the iPhone SE, introduced a red version of the iPhone 7 and announced a new...

Investor with golden touch for social startups is jazzed about the enterprise

Investor with golden touch for social startups is jazzed about the enterprise

A venture capitalist with massive wins in the consumer social market is excited about the parallels he sees in the enterprise. Apps for work are going through a rebirth and Bijan Sabet is putting money on it.

Google and Facebook intensify their duopoly on digital advertising

Google and Facebook intensify their duopoly on digital advertising

The U.S. digital ad market is still dominated by Google and Facebook, according to a new eMarketer report, while digital ad spending is on pace to reach $83 billion this year.

Microsoft Teams readies for battle in highly contested collaboration space

Microsoft Teams readies for battle in highly contested collaboration space

Microsoft's recent release Teams, a chat-based collaboration app, is counting on it's tight integration with Office 365 to succeed in a crowded collaboration space.

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