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.

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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.

Google splits Hangouts in half

Google splits Hangouts in half

Google introduced a rebuilt Hangouts for the enterprise and added features to its G Suite productivity apps at Google Cloud Next.

Apple and SAP hope to create a new class of iOS developers

Apple and SAP hope to create a new class of iOS developers

Apple and SAP are looking to foster a new breed of enterprise iOS developers by simplifying backend systems integrations and moving business services to the cloud.

Google gobbles up more big-name cloud customers

Google gobbles up more big-name cloud customers

Google, saying the enterprise cloud is a natural extension of its mission, announced new customers and tools for the enterprise at its largest business conference to date.

Is Google pushing Apple out of U.S. classrooms?

Is Google pushing Apple out of U.S. classrooms?

Chromebooks are quickly becoming the standard device in U.S. schools while Apple’s market share continues to slide.

Snap soars on IPO, now what?

Snap soars on IPO, now what?

Snap began trading on the New York Stock Exchange today and shares soared. The company -- now valued at $28.33 billion -- has no profits to speak of, so where does it go from here?

Facebook criticizes ad industry’s reliance on ‘proxy metrics’

Facebook criticizes ad industry’s reliance on ‘proxy metrics’

Facebook’s operations and finance chiefs praised third-party measurement tools at a Morgan Stanley conference while criticizing the ad industry’s myopic view of what should be measured.

Apple and SAP to release ‘developer-centric’ tools for iOS

Apple and SAP to release ‘developer-centric’ tools for iOS

As the fruits of a relationship forged last May, Apple and SAP will offer developer tools and training to build iOS apps for the enterprise.

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