News | May 10, 2021

Tech Talk Weekly Newsletter: Monday, May 10, 2021

The Tech Newsletter  

EMPIST Tech Talk  

Another week, another newsletter! Get the latest technology news, marketing highlights, EMPIST exclusive content, and more. Let’s get into it! 

The Weekly Tech News Update  

YouTube has found that more people are watching on their TVs and for long periods of time. Because of this, they decided to launch new direct response video ads. When a product is being advertised on YouTube, the website will be highlighted for viewers to click. Once you click on the link, it will open the website right on your smartphone. Then, users will be able to shop the ad straight from their phones. Read the full story >>

The Weekly EMPIST Blog  

Tech Answers: Why Does My Computer Keep Freezing? 

It happened again. Your computer froze at the worst time possible. You may be asking yourself, “Why does my computer keep freezing?” The truth is there are several reasons why your computer may be freezing up. We’ve listed some of the most common reasons why your computer is freezing up and what you can do to fix it. Let’s get started! Read the blog >>

The Tech Talk Newsletter Tip 

From the EMPIST Help Desk

Is your smartphone lost/and or stolen? The first thing you need to do is lock your phone. This way, if anyone else encounters it, they can’t easily access your information or re-sell it. Click here for further instructions. 

The Tech Talk Trivia 

Question: Before the company was known as PayPal, its name was what? 

The Weekly Marketing Spotlight 

The toilet paper brand Charmin has created the BRB Bot for bathroom breaks during virtual calls. You heard that right. This bot uses AI technology to listen to your video call and relay real-time responses/reactions, all while you step away to use the restroom or take a quick break. Though the brand is not planning on releasing the technology, it’s a humorous marketing initiative. Read the full story >>

Trivia Answer: Confinity 

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