EMPIST Tech Talk Weekly Newsletter: Monday, February 17, 2020

News | February 17, 2020

The EMPIST Newsletter  

Tech Talk News 

It’s time for some Tech Talk! Let’s dive into the EMPIST Newsletter for the latest in tech news, digital marketing, trivia, and more. 

The EMPIST Newsletter Update 

Facebook has been investing in AI technology for the past few years now. The brand has big plans to further develop computer vision and ‘deep learning.’ In doing so, Facebook has been acquiring tech startups left and right. They recently purchased a new UK startup know as Atlas ML. This company is also a curator of “Papers with Code,” which is an open-source for machine learning papers and code. Read the full story >>  


Is Your Retirement Account Safe from Hackers? 

Set It and Forget It? Maybe Not.

We all know that bank accounts are prime targets for hackers, but retirement accounts may not be far behind. Unlike your bank account, a retirement account is typically not monitored as close or even checked on by you as regularly as a banking account. Of course, a retirement account’s value is still extremely high, making it the ideal target for hackers. Read the blog >>  

The EMPIST Newsletter Tip 

From the EMPIST Help Desk 

Ransomware Messages: Any pop-up, email, or message asking for payment in return for your information could suggest the breach of your data. 

The EMPIST Newsletter Trivia 

Question: In 1995, what tech mogul did Time Magazine name “Master of the Universe”?  

Answer: Bill Gates  

The EMPIST Newsletter Marketing Spotlight 

The eco-friendly brand Seventh Generation is taking a stand on climate change. Their recent ad campaign highlights moments in history back-to-back with footage of young activists protesting for climate change. The tagline for the ad was brilliantly titled “Believe in a Seventh Generation.” Read the full story >> 

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