Tech Talk Weekly Newsletter: Monday, June 7, 2021

News | June 7, 2021

The Tech Newsletter  

EMPIST Tech Talk  

Cannonball! Let’s dive into this week’s Tech Talk Newsletter. Get the latest technology news, marketing highlights, EMPIST exclusive content, and more. 

The Weekly Tech News Update  

The future is here. As more Americans switch over to electric vehicles, the convenience store industry must adapt to it. The main reason people go into convenience stores is that they are also getting gas for their cars. That is why 7-Eleven has plans to install 500 direct-current charging ports at 250 locations in the U.S. by 2022. Read the full story >> 

The Weekly EMPIST Blog  

The Latest Cybersecurity Trends in 2021 

What’s Trending? 

An alarming cybersecurity trend in 2021 is that organizations are slowing their spending on cybersecurity services. The problem with this is that the threat and innovation within the hacking community continue to grow and improve. When you have invested heavily in cybersecurity and you’ve had no issues, businesses can start to feel invincible. When the fact of the matter is, you had no breaches because you were properly investing in the right tools and precautions to keep your company secure. Read the blog >>

The Tech Talk Newsletter Tip 

From the EMPIST Help Desk 

No social engineering here! Are you starting to get followers and friend requests from spam accounts or people you don’t know on social media? Every mainstream social media platform has the option to make your account private to stop this from happening. 

The Tech Talk Trivia 

Question: In 1984, there were 1,000 internet devices. How many were there by 1992? 

The Weekly Marketing Spotlight 

McDonald’s & BTS! The K-pop group BTS has announced their McDonald’s menu collaboration with a merch launch, TV advertisements, app content, and more. BTS’s menu collab features dipping sauces inspired by McDonald’s South Korea including, sweet chili and Cajun dipping sauces with the 10-piece chicken nugget meal. Is this an attempt to reach more Gen Z consumers with their marketing efforts? Read the full story >>

Trivia Answer: 1 Million  

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