Stories by Tom Kaneshige

In Pictures: 10 popular iPhone apps you should delete

Screen after screen, folder after folder, app after app, the iPhone has become the new enabler for the mobile hoarder. For the New Year, though, many iPhone addicts have vowed to break or at least temper this fixation. If you’re looking for a fresh start, you can begin by deleting these 10 apps.

Workers Going Rogue With BYOD (and BYOA)

On one side of the fence, lots of companies, especially those in Europe, won't have anything to do with the Bring Your Own Device programs. On the other side, an equal number of companies have jumped on the BYOD bandwagon, including at least a few going all-in with mandatory BYOD.

BYOD twists and turns keep CIOs off-balance

In New York City, venerable companies give luxurious corporate cars to power brokers dressed in Armani suits driving down Wall Street. But across the country in San Francisco, you're more likely to see blue jeans-clad execs driving shared Zipcars to their wacky digs in SoMa, or south of Market.

CIOs in Europe Say BYOD Is Stalling

CIOs in the U.S. struggling with the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) trend might want to look across the pond to see what their European counterparts are doing -- or rather, not doing.

Want to Know What Millennials Want? Just Ask Them

Just about every Silicon Valley tech company wants to fill its ranks with smart millennials -- the future of the workforce. Wooing them hasn't been easy. Competition for their services is fierce. Giants such as Google, Facebook and Twitter are throwing wads of cash at them.

How 'Liquid Networks' Can Lead to the Next Great Idea

Technological innovation often comes when your hunch collides with someone else's hunch, says best-selling author Steven Johnson. Open collaborative spaces are vital to allowing those hunches to mature into breakthrough moments.

'Silicon Valley' Nails the Bay Area's Tech Culture

CIO.com's Tom Kaneshige had resisted watching HBO's new comedy about life in the Silicon Valley. After all, he's lived it since the '90s. But a funny thing happened during his week of binge viewing.

Microsoft's Office for iPad shakes up mobile enterprise

It's hard to overstate the impact of the Microsoft Office for iPad. The arrival of the dominant productivity suite on the dominant tablet promises to change how iPads are viewed in the enterprise. Office for iPad may also crush competitive apps, shut out Cloud storage providers and limit MDM vendors.

Zen and the Art of Tech in the Valley

From Steve Jobs to Marc Benioff, a few Silicon Valley tech chiefs have taken a Zen Buddhism approach to their daily lives and their businesses. And it's not just billionaire CEOs. Yoga studios are springing up everywhere and trainers are in demand.

Think Deleted Text Messages Are Gone Forever? Think Again

A former federal prosecutor and cybercrime expert tells CIO.com how IT departments can retrieve text messages that the user thought were deleted months or even years ago. As more litigation and investigations turn on the content of texts, every CIO needs to know how to find the smoking gun.

Are iPhones the New International Currency?

When traveling to a foreign country, the exchange rate may not always be in your favor, but your iPhone is as good as gold -- and with the markup you can charge, it may be better than gold.

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