EMPIST Tech Talk Weekly Newsletter: Monday, August 24, 2020

The Weekly Tech Newsletter 

The EMPIST Tech Talk  

Are you ready for the weekly tech newsletter? It is time to start off another Monday with the latest tech news, marketing highlights, trivia, and more. Here we go!  

The Weekly Tech Newsletter Update 

Google Maps is making some major updates to its application. Now the digital map will show off more natural features and city-level details. The app is utilizing computer vision techniques to interrupt the natural visuals from satellite imagery. Google is launching this new feature in bigger cities including New York, San Francisco, and London. Read the full story >> 

The Weekly Tech Newsletter Blog  

The Pros and Cons of Microsoft Teams vs. Zoom  

Microsoft Teams vs. Zoom   

When addressing the question of Microsoft Teams vs. Zoom, there are a few different contexts you must keep in mind. These all have to do with one organizational profile and what they are looking to get from each platform. Read the blog >> 

The Weekly Tech Newsletter Tip 

From the EMPIST Help Desk  

Is your PC taking a long time to boot up? There may be too many programs running at once. If you want to remove unnecessary programs, just press the Windows key + R, and then type “misconfig.” After this, all you must do is select the Startup tab and you can turn off any unwanted running programs. 

The Weekly Tech Newsletter Trivia 

Question: Before he approached Apple, Tony Fadell, the creator of the iPod, was rejected by which two companies? 

The Weekly Tech Newsletter Marketing Spotlight 

COVID-19 has caused several changes in the business world, especially the travel and hospitality industry. With a career background in hospitality, Lilian Tomovich was brought on as the chief marketing officer to a direct-to-consumer home personal care brand this year. The company, Grove Collaborative, is having an amazing year thus far as a sustainable company, developing natural products delivered straight to the consumer’s front door. Read the full story >>

Trivia Answer: RealNetworks & Phillips  

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