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Tom Kaneshige has been covering business and technology in Silicon Valley for two decades. As senior online writer at CIO.com, Tom covers Silicon Valley culture, BYOD and consumer tech in the enterprise.

What's behind the iPad hack at Los Angeles high schools?

When 340 high school students figured out how to remove mobile device management software from their iPads, they did more than gain access to social networks and banned websites. They exposed what can go wrong with Apple's approach to supporting companies and schools looking to deploy and manage thousands of iPads.

Apple expert details how to keep iPad business migrations in check

There's no easy path to iPad adoption, and a bogged-down iPad pilot program can spell disaster. Here's how to simplify complicated iPad migrations.

iPhones chipping away at BlackBerry enterprise stronghold

iPhones will beat out BlackBerries in the enterprise this year, IDC says, thanks in part to the "Bring Your Own Device" trend. But judging from your corporate-issued BlackBerry sitting idle in your desk drawer, has it happened already?

on pcworld.com

Five Apple turkeys in 2012

While chomping on turkey, stuffing and gravy, Apple shareholders can give thanks that the company's stock price is rebounding from an odd slide. But this doesn't mean Apple hasn't had its own share of turkeys.

on techhive.com

Opinion: The new iPad isn't so new after all

Why did Apple trot out the fourth-generation iPad, called the iPad with Retina display, only seven months since releasing the now-discontinued third-generation iPad? Tom Kaneshige of CIO.com weighs in.

Apple manufacturing jobs are not coming back and that's OK

Everything about Apple is as American as apple pie, even its decision to send manufacturing and unskilled-labor jobs to China. What matters more is that Apple products have spawned high-paying jobs for skilled workers in America, writes CIO.com's Tom Kaneshige. That's why the Apple name keeps popping up in this year's presidential election.

iPhone 5 and CIOs: What Apple's new phone brings to the enterprise

The iPhone 5's increased speed, screen size and durability will all be assets to business users, according to CIOs and tech analysts.

Are BYOD workers more productive?

While there are pitfalls to Bring Your Own Device programs that CIOs need to be wary of, workers who use their own smartphones and tablets on the job tend to be more responsive. BYOD also helps in recruitment and getting new hires up to speed quickly.

Are Boy Scouts prepared for the iPad?

The Northern Star Council Boy Scouts of America believes a bring-your-own-device approach and a cloud-based virtual private network service are the right tools to explore iPads in the enterprise.

Apple vs. Amazon: Who's the real price-fixer?

As Apple and book publishers square off against Amazon and the DOJ over the price of e-books, CIO.com's Tom Kaneshige asks, Who is really right?

iPad in the Enterprise: A videoconferencing dream machine?

The iPad and other mobile devices have the potential to transform how employees communicate and collaborate, essentially becoming magic hubs for...

Quickoffice for iOS gets enterprise makeover

Quickoffice added some security heft to its popular iPad and iPhone app, in hopes of wooing businesses.

Apple in China: Should we applaud instead of condemn?

CIO.com's Tom Kaneshige thinks a case can be made that Apple and other tech companies have improved working conditions in China.

High schools weigh in on iPads in the classroom

Would you fork out a few hundred dollars for an iPad so your kid can keep up with classmates? An IT director of public schools in Ohio discusses the pros and cons of such a project.

Apple in the enterprise: Breaking Microsoft's grip

At Lifetime Products, Apple products breached a long-time Microsoft stronghold, disrupted a conservative IT culture and tested the CIO's mettle to inspire his troops and embrace the consumerization of IT.