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EMPIST Tech News Roundup: Friday, July 13, 2018
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July 2018
EMPIST Tech News Roundup: Friday, July 13, 2018

Welcome to the EMPIST Tech News Roundup! We’re sharing headlines and recent news stories from around the web to keep you informed on tech news surrounding IT, business, marketing, and everything in between. This week, exposure and data leaks! Timehop and Polar fitness app have made some major slips, affecting millions including secret agents. Get […]

By Lauren Minning
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EMPIST Tech News Roundup: Friday, July 6, 2018
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July 2018
EMPIST Tech News Roundup: Friday, July 6, 2018

EMPIST Tech News Roundup is sharing the latest headlines and recent news stories from around the web to keep you informed on tech news surrounding IT, business, marketing, and everything in between. Multiple federal organizations are now probing Facebook about its mounting privacy troubles, and the NSA is in the process of mass unauthorized file […]

By Lauren Minning
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Freedom of Data Security: Know the Rights of your Consumers
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July 2018
Freedom of Data Security: Know the Rights of your Consumers

Data security rights for consumers has been a hot topic in 2018. This year marked a major change in how businesses conduct themselves regarding the privacy of their consumers. Prior to and upon the arrival of the GDPR, businesses scrambled to make sure their privacy policies were spelled out clearly and left nothing up to […]

By Lauren Minning
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Ethics Can’t Be Ignored In Business; EMPIST Explains Why
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July 2018
Ethics Can’t Be Ignored In Business; EMPIST Explains Why

Ethics (noun): To differentiate between right and wrong; to understand good and bad decision-making; a set of rules developed to govern human behavior; to examine moral principles. These are all textbook definitions of ethics, and they all apply in business just as much as they do in regular life. In business, however, it makes a […]

By Lauren Minning
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EMPIST Tech News Roundup: Friday, June 29, 2018
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June 2018
EMPIST Tech News Roundup: Friday, June 29, 2018

EMPIST Tech News Roundup is coming at you with the latest headlines and recent news stories from around the web to keep you informed on tech news surrounding IT, business, marketing, and everything in between. This week’s top news: Facebook pulls the plug on the drone project Aquila, Uber scores a win in London and […]

By Lauren Minning
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Why Transparency is Critical to Business Success
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June 2018
Why Transparency is Critical to Business Success

Transparency is the little-known ingredient to business success. Although there is no exact formula to achieve success, transparency certainly helps keep you on the path to the goal. Growing up, you may have heard a parent or teacher tell you “honesty is the best policy,” or “do unto others as you would have them do […]

By Lauren Minning
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The 3 Features your E-Commerce Website Definitely Needs
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June 2018
The 3 Features your E-Commerce Website Definitely Needs

E-commerce websites are the new shopping malls. Even though people still visit brick-and-mortar stores, the appeal of online shopping is undeniable. Because of this, and also because of the world’s shift into digital commerce, having an online presence has become essential to most businesses. It’s important, however, to not just have an e-commerce website (not […]

By Lauren Minning
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EMPIST Tech News Roundup: Friday, June 22, 2018
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June 2018
EMPIST Tech News Roundup: Friday, June 22, 2018

Big news! Microsoft is receiving backlash from many about their cloud contract with ICE amid the controversy surrounding the separation of families at the border. Verizon is becoming the first major U.S. wireless provider to step up and take action against unknown data sharing. You’ll find these and other top tech and business headlines from […]

By Lauren Minning
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Elon Musk’s Boring Company Will Debut High Speed Underground Transit System In Chicago
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June 2018
Elon Musk’s Boring Company Will Debut High Speed Under...

We’re not quite flyover country here in Chicago, but avid readers of tech news would be forgiven their impression of the Second City being somewhat second tier in the technology space.  So many of the advances in the tech industry are achieved on the ends and corners of the country, with consumer technology being largely […]

By Timothy Geigner
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Is an Agile Marketing Methodology Right For Your Business?
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June 2018
Is an Agile Marketing Methodology Right For Your Business?

Agile marketing. Ever heard of it before? If you haven’t, that’s about to change. For as many tasks that go into creating a marketing campaign, there needs to be plenty of people. However, it is simply not possible sometimes for many businesses, especially startups, to have all of the human resources necessary right off the […]

By Lauren Minning
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