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Stories by Matt Kapko

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?

Written by Matt Kapko03 March 17 09:31

Why is Apple hyping augmented reality?

Apple CEO Tim Cook is again using his bully pulpit to hype augmented reality and tease the company’s plans. What’s got Cook so fired up about AR?

Written by Matt Kapko17 Feb. 17 05:11

How IBM plans to expand MobileFirst for iOS program

IBM's MobileFirst for iOS initiative is now well into its third year. The head of the program and two of its customers talk to CIO.com about progress, challenges and plans for 2017.

Written by Matt Kapko03 Feb. 17 09:55

Why Amazon is the current king of the virtual assistants

Amazon surprised many analysts and competitors with its Alexa cloud-based voice assistant, and the company seems determined to help partners pack the tech into every product imaginable. Alexa has a clear lead in the smart home, but how long will it last?

Written by Matt Kapko13 Jan. 17 01:08

Twitter CMO finally explains the purpose of Twitter

Twitter has failed to effectively define its purpose and value for ner a decade, but the company's CMO said at CES 2017 that it has finally overcome that lingering challenge — and 2017 could be a coming-of-age year for the social network.

Written by Matt Kapko10 Jan. 17 03:07

2017 will be big year for AI thanks to tech giants

Technology's leading companies drove the evolution of artificial intelligence in 2016, and Apple, Facebook, Google and Microsoft are all expected to push AI much further in 2017.

Written by Matt Kapko30 Dec. 16 00:01

2016's biggest social media stories

Social media had undue, and dangerous, influence on the presidential election in 2016, and Microsoft closed one of the highest-profile acquisition in social media history. These are just two of CIO.com's picks for the most significant social stories of 2016.

Written by Matt Kapko22 Dec. 16 00:00

Box CEO: It's the 'best time in history to be CIO'

The CIO role is in flux today, but IT execs shouldn't despair over the role they'll play in future technology decisions and oversight, according to Box CEO Aaron Levie. Here's why.

Written by Matt Kapko21 Dec. 16 02:56

Google App Maker aims to ease enterprise development

Google is making it simpler for business to create custom apps. Its new App Maker service lets you integrate apps with Google's services and run them on the same data center infrastructure as its G Suite of productivity software.

Written by Matt Kapko02 Dec. 16 03:44

Mobile ads are now as effective as desktop ads

Marketers now reach their target audiences at similar rates via mobile and desktop advertisements, according to Nielsen, and mobile ads actually outperform traditional desktop ads in a few key demographics.

Written by Matt Kapko30 Nov. 16 00:00