Matt Kapko

Senior Writer

CIO.com Senior Writer Matt Kapko has been writing about technology since before the dawn of the iPhone, and covering media well before it was social. Matt lives with his wife in a nearly century-old craftsman in Long Beach, Calif. He can be reached on Twitter: @mattkapko or by email: matt@kapko.co.

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Why you need to stop comparing Snap to Facebook

Why you need to stop comparing Snap to Facebook

Snap’s short life as a public company took a turn for the worse this week. While dramatic slides in value aren’t unprecedented for new publicly traded social firms, Snap does have some perception problems to address.

How Uber for Business helps the ridesharing company grow

How Uber for Business helps the ridesharing company grow

Uber’s head of enterprise says the ridesharing app will triple its workforce for business customers this year. But the company faces many challenges, including a corporate culture that allegedly enabled a discriminatory work...

Why Amazon is putting Alexa everywhere

Why Amazon is putting Alexa everywhere

The head of Amazon’s Alexa business explains why the company is investing heavily in voice services for manufacturers of various device types.

Facebook nears 2 billion users, warns ad growth will slow

Facebook nears 2 billion users, warns ad growth will slow

Facebook outperformed financial projections for the eighth consecutive quarter and is closing in on more than 2 billion monthly users. However, the company says expect ad growth to slow.

How collaboration improves IT outcomes

How collaboration improves IT outcomes

Blackstone and Coca-Cola CTOs encourage colleagues to restructure IT to deliver a more collaborative model for technology innovation.

How Facebook plans to bring Messenger to business

How Facebook plans to bring Messenger to business

Speaking at the Collision conference this week, Facebook’s Stan Chudnovsky said the company remains committed to making Messenger a multi-purpose platform.

How YouTube plans to dominate your living room

How YouTube plans to dominate your living room

YouTube made its pitch for the future of TV in the living room at the Collision conference this week. Its head of product also addressed the massive advertiser backlash that began in earnest in late March.

How Adobe’s CIO blends IT and marketing

How Adobe’s CIO blends IT and marketing

Adobe CIO Cynthia Stoddard explains why the era of IT as a separate entity with a separate purpose is over.

Microsoft and Google riding the cloud wave

Microsoft and Google riding the cloud wave

Cloud-based services and infrastructure are boosting the financial performances of Microsoft and Google. In earnings calls this week, Google says it has developed 'deep enterprise' strengths and Microsoft says it's executing on...

Digital advertising surpassed TV ads in 2016

Digital advertising surpassed TV ads in 2016

Television has finally been ousted by smaller and smarter screens. Digital advertising jumped 22 percent in 2016, beating the TV market for the first time.

Twitter adds 9M new users, revenue beats low expectations

Twitter adds 9M new users, revenue beats low expectations

Twitter turned in an impressive quarter to kick off 2017, but 9 million new users and better-than-expected, but still declining, revenues won’t keep investors happy for long.

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