Our weekly round up of relevant news from around data (big or otherwise), social, trends and our very own index: INFOGRAPHICS NEWS How Bitcoin Compares to Other Crypto-Currencies (Infographics) With a market capitalization of more than $8 billion, Bitcoin is by far the most important crypto-currency in the world. At its current price of $621,… Read more »

Perhaps more than any other industry, banking and financial market services must acquire and retain monumental volumes of data that they need to make business-critical decisions, particularly when it comes to trading, where reliable information gives a crucial edge. Within a data driven world and the possibilities of increased profitability therein, it is not surprising… Read more »

Our weekly round up of relevant news from around data (big or otherwise), social, trends and our very own index: SOCIAL MEDIA/INVESTMENTS STORIES Facebook Inc (FB) Stomps Twitter Inc. (TWTR), Investors Think Social When it comes to social network investing, some are on the Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) train while others believe that Twitter Inc. (NYSE:TWTR)… Read more »

Despite being well established in most industries and part of the daily routine for large numbers of people around the world, the financial services industry still appears to be struggling with the reality of how and where social media should be used effectively. In my previous working life, I was Head of Digital for a… Read more »

Our weekly round up of relevant news from around data (big or otherwise), social, trends and our very own index: INFOGRAPHICS NEWS 4 Infographics To Understand The Google’s Hummingbird Search Algorith… Here are 4 new infographics that will take a review that what is Google Hummingbird and why content marketers should focus from keyword search… Read more »

The volume of social data that is being generated is huge, but if we move on from the ‘big data’ buzzword, the power of capturing the human feeling behind that data, offers exciting new possibilities. IBM estimates that 90% of data currently stored has been created in the last few years. 73% of organisations are… Read more »

Video killed the radio star, and the internet killed the newspaper industry. Rolling 24-hour tv news holed it below the waterline, but the growth of social media proved the iceberg that sank it. Circulation is declining at a rate of around 3% every six months, and some estimate it will fall to only around 6.4… Read more »

Our weekly round up of relevant news from around data (big or otherwise), social, trends and our very own index: SOCIAL MEDIA/INVESTMENTS STORIES US stocks fall for a second day ahead of quarterly earnings results; Social media names slump U.S. stocks are opening lower for a second day in a row as investors position …… Read more »

The investor relations community is seriously lagging behind in using social data to measure the effectiveness of their strategy and predict future trends. The early adopters are realising that they can capitalise on this insightful data by using an indexing platform that is tailored to their needs. A social index, such as TOMRW, aggregates the… Read more »