EMPIST Tech Talk Weekly Newsletter: Monday, September 9, 2019

News | September 9, 2019

EMPIST Tech Talk Weekly Newsletter

The best part about Mondays is the Tech Talk Weekly Newsletter! (You’re welcome.) Keep scrolling for the latest tech news, humor, marketing trends, and more. 

This Week’s Top Tech News

Apple has recently patented two smartwatch features that are next level. The first watch patent can ID the watch wearer by identifying the skin traits on their wrist. This could include skin texture, arm hair, and more. The second smartwatch patent can automatically adjust your watch band on-the-go. If you are jogging and your watch is starting to get loose, the thermal sensors in the watch will readjust the watch for you. Would you buy a watch with these features? Read the full story >> 


What is Cloud Computing? 

Cloud computing has taken over the tech landscape, but does the average user even know what it is? It’s crazy to think that people are using platforms every day that they don’t fully understand.  

Okay, So What Is Cloud Computing?   

Before we dive into the specifics, let’s define what cloud computing is in simple terms. Cloud computing is the process of transmitting on-demand computing services from applications to storage and or processing power. The cloud computing process is typically done over the internet with a pay-as-you-go pricing model. Most companies will choose to utilize cloud computing renting options, rather than owning their own computing infrastructure or data centers. Read the blog >> 

Tech Tip of the Week

From the EMPIST Help Desk 

Why should you use two-factor authentication (2FA)? 

Using two-factor authentication is a one-two-punch of login protection, enabling 2FA on all applicable accounts, networks, and devices can seriously reduce your business’s liability to identity theft and data exposure. Learn more about 2FA, here 

Technically Joking  

Hardwired for puns? Check out this week’s tech joke! 

How many programmers does it take to change a light bulb? 

Answer: None. It’s a hardware problem. 

What’s Happening in Digital Marketing? 

Nothing speaks quite as strongly as a lie detector test. The company Bon & Viv Spiked Seltzers put their flavors to the test by having 50 participants take a lie detector test after trying their spiked seltzer and the ever-famous White Claw. Take a look at the comical and surprising results of their marketing campaign! Read the full story >> 

EMPIST Update 

Celebrating 2019 as One of the World’s Top Managed Service Providers 

It is truly an honor to be featured as one of the top 501 MSPs in the world. After 20 years in business, EMPIST has proceeded to make a name for themselves as a Managed Service Provider. Though their headquarters is in Chicago, EMPIST has expanded its team with several office locations in Greece and a recent addition to Phoenix, AZ. Read the full story >> 

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