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Stories by Matt Kapko

Microsoft Teams targets Slack in crowded collaboration market

Microsoft took its time developing the Teams collaboration app for enterprise, but the service's success will likely have less to do with timing and everything to do with its 85 million Office 365 customers.

Written by Matt Kapko03 Nov. 16 23:53

With Watson Element, Apple and IBM aim to transform education

Apple and IBM this week released their first iOS app for academia. IBM Watson Element for Educators is designed to blend student data with curriculum and cognitive technology to improve and enhance personalized education for K-12 students.

Written by Matt Kapko22 Oct. 16 23:00

Google rebrands cloud services 'Google Cloud' and 'G Suite'

Google this week said its cloud business now has a billion active users. To celebrate the milestone, the company reorganized its cloud efforts under the name 'Google Cloud' and rebranded Google Apps as 'G Suite.'

Written by Matt Kapko30 Sept. 16 22:03

How social media is shaping the 2016 presidential election

Social media brings out the darker side of digital introverts and often amplifies slanted views or political biases. With the 2016 presidential election less than six weeks away, social could not be more powerful or dangerous.

Written by Matt Kapko29 Sept. 16 22:00

CMOs much more likely than CIOs to lead digital transformation

Digital transformation is not just another buzzword; it's an escape plan for businesses that can't keep up with tech modernization. However, new research indicates many CIOs shy away from the challenge.

Written by Matt Kapko21 Sept. 16 02:00

Cisco spotlights iOS 10's best business features

Apple's latest version of iOS comes packed with features for Cisco's corporate customers. At least 30 organizations have already tested the iOS enhancements, and Cisco says they saw significant IT management gains.

Written by Matt Kapko15 Sept. 16 00:46

Why IT will be key to successful VR marketing

Savvy CIOs have an opportunity to position themselves at the intersection of marketing and virtual reality, and their IT teams should get involved early and take a vested interest in the advancement of VR.

Written by Matt Kapko14 Sept. 16 22:01

LinkedIn ProFinder helps freelancers land jobs

LinkedIn doesn't want to overlook the growing U.S. freelance workforce, so it released a new tool, called ProFinder, that's designed to match independent workers with businesses seeking their services.

Written by Matt Kapko25 Aug. 16 02:00

Cyberbullying continues to drag Twitter down

Hate speech and bullying are major problems for Twitter, and it's time for the company to decide, once and for all, if it's on the side of the abusers or the abused.

Written by Matt Kapko12 Aug. 16 23:31