Tech Talk Weekly Newsletter: Monday, January 25, 2021

Elizabeth Gow

Elizabeth Gow

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It’s time to tune in for another segment of Tech Talk news! Get the latest in technology news, digital marketing, trivia, and more. Let’s get started! 

The Weekly Tech News Update  

There is a new music platform on the market known as UppBeat. This free platform was designed to make life easier for YouTubers and other content creators. Now creators have a modern library of free quality music to choose from for their original contentUppBeat takes away a lot of the complications associated with copyright claims. Read the full story >>

The Weekly EMPIST Blog  

The Difference between Bytes and Bits 

Bytes and bits may sound the same, but they are so different. Let’s start with some basics. A Byte is equal to 8 bits. A bit is equal to .125 Bytes. 

A Byte is used when referring to storage space and files. Here are some examples: 

  • A file on your computer 
  • A movie you downloaded from the internet  
  • Your hard drive space (i.e., 500GB 

Read the blog >>

The Tech Talk Newsletter Tip 

From the EMPIST Help Desk 

So, you have a great cybersecurity system in place, but do you leave your devices unattended? Making sure you always log out of your devices in public places or around strangers is vital to keeping your data safe. 

The Tech Talk Trivia 

Question: The “Polygon Man” was at one point the mascot for which gaming console? 

The Weekly Marketing Spotlight 

Are you looking for a lowkey socially distanced Valentine’s Day? White Castle has partnered up with OpenTable to allow customers to set up a time to pick up their meal. Once the customer arrives, they will be directed to a parking space to order their food. Then, an employee will deliver it to their car so they can take their Valentine’s Day meal on-the-go. Read the full story >>

Trivia Answer: Sony PlayStation

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