Tech Talk Weekly Newsletter: Monday, December 07, 2020

News | December 7, 2020

The Tech Newsletter  

EMPIST Tech Talk  

Happy December! Are you ready for some Tech Talk? Let’s get into this week’s latest technology news, digital marketing updates, and more. 

The Weekly Tech News Update  

The rumors are true! Salesforce has acquiring Slack for $27.7 billion. When talk of this megadeal hit, Slack’s stock prices increased significantly. Salesforce has spoken out about their interest in investing in enterprise social before, so this shouldn’t come as a surprise. This deal is a game-changer for their already buzzing platform worth over $20 billion. Read the full story >>

The Weekly EMPIST Blog  

Is Chicago the Next Rising Hub for Technology? 

Tech Is Trending in Chicago   

Is Chicago the new rising hub for technology? The results of this year’s KPMG annual survey of global technology leaders might turn the heads of a few tech giants. Last year, Chicago didn’t even place in the top 20 of the world’s technology leaders, and this year it jumped up to not only be in the top 20 list but came in 13th place. Read the blog >>

The Tech Talk Newsletter Tip 

From the EMPIST Help Desk 

Know you have a phishing email in your inbox? The first thing you should do is make sure you do not click on any of the links or attachments in the email. Secondly, if your email has a reporting option for spam, go ahead and report the email. If not, make sure you block the sender address and then delete the email ASAP. 

The Tech Talk Trivia 

Question: What company did Gordon Moore & Robert Noyce leave to found Intel? 

The Weekly Marketing Spotlight 

Lowe’s is in the giving spirit this holiday season! Partnering with the NFL and nonprofit organizations, they provided over 13,000 pre-lit Christmas trees to families and businesses that were affected by COVID-19. A group of NFL players took it a step further by getting more involved with this campaign in their hometowns. Read the full story >>

Trivia Answer: Fairchild Semiconductor  

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