Tom KaneshigeSenior Writer, CIO

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

Future iPhone and iPad apps: Smart, engaging, maybe costly

Mobile apps are maturing quickly as developers get more sophisticated, take dead aim at tablets, and find new ways of making money, says a new survey.

Apple trips up enterprise iPhone apps

Apple's confusing iOS Developer Enterprise Program shows a lack of enterprise understanding.

How a small manufacturer turned to the iPad profiles a small manufacturing company that put an iPad into the hands of every one of its 37 employees and finds three tips for a successful iPad rollout.

Four things we learned from Apple earnings

CIO's Tom Kaneshige takes a look at four things that came out of Apple's fourth-quarter earnings announcement this week.

Seven innovation secrets of Steve Jobs's Tom Kaneshige looks at a new book from Carmine Gallo called The Innovation Secrets of Steve Jobs.

Tablet wars: 3 reasons why the iPad will prevail

Seriously, who bets against Apple in the tablet race? Maybe mobile tech giants such as RIM, Samsung and Dell, will, given that they're readying Blackberry and Android tablets to compete with the iPad, but not many others.

Apple stealing more mobile ad revenue from Google

Apple will end the year with 21 percent of the mobile advertising market, IDC predicts, with Google and Microsoft paying the price.

Insurer's tales: Five strange ways iPhones die

A company that offers insurance for the iPhone (and other consumer electronics) shares some of the strangest damage claims filed for Apple's smartphone.

Field test: iPhone translator app travels to Japan

CIO's Tom Kaneshige puts the Jibbigo translation app to the test on a recent trip to Japan.

The police officer's new partner: iPhone

New GPS-ready apps may bring the iPhone into the hands of police officers and other first responders.

iPad at work on dirty jobs: Five lessons learned

D7 Consulting, a quality-assurance consulting firm, shares what it's learned after putting iPads to work.

Analysis: Think Apple is big now? You ain't seen nothing yet

Reading between the lines, Apple's big earnings point to even bigger things to come, say analysts.

Five iPhone apps for a healthier lifestyle

When it comes to health and fitness, the App Store has you covered. From calorie-counting apps to exercise apps to an app that monitors your sleeping, here are five iPhone apps that help people live healthier lives.