Our weekly round up of relevant news from around data (big or otherwise), social, trends and our very own index:

INFOGRAPHICS NEWS

Research Media on Twitter: “Infographics for Science – a powerful communication tool for scientists …
The impact of effective science communication on society and policy makers is hard to understate. Research Media explains why infographics are becoming such a powerful science communication resource.

Infographics In Destination Marketing
At our Knowledge Exchange event in London one of the speakers said ‘use infographics – people love them!’ While they can be a great tool, they’re …

The Science of Infographics
Infographics can contain a wealth of useful, interesting, and captivating information—but only if readers take the time to survey the entire graphic.

SOCIAL MEDIA/INVESTMENTS STORIES

Why US investors make 20% more
Stocks like social media company Facebook (worth an amazing $197bn), or biotech giant Gilead ($160bn), have come from nowhere to be major …

Ebola PR, Global News and Social Media
At one moment, investors were “a vocal minority on social media” wanting to know which drug was being used. “In this age, social media gets that …

SEC releases guidance on market manipulation through social media rumours
Social media and the Internet in general have become important tools for investors. Investors may use social media to research particular stocks, look …

The Rise Of Social Trading
Social media platforms like Twitter are being used by investors like Carl Icahn to share their thoughts. This presents a unique opportunity to retail …

BIG DATA NEWS

Can Only Read One Big Data Story A Week? Sara Watson’s Should Be It
Are you struggling to keep up with all the big data news and issues each day? From the billions of articles on the subject to the thousands of daily …

Artificial intelligence is ‘key’ to big data, says Unilever’s Marc Mathieu
LONDON: Marc Mathieu, Unilever’s global SVP of marketing, claims marketers have yet to make sense of a data-intensive landscape that sees …

FieldWiz breaks new ground with affordable football activity tracker
A new wearable sensor that captures strategy and performance metrics for football players using a combination of hardware, software and GPS technology has been launched on Indiegogo.

Leading The Way for Big Data Startups, Yahoo Spin-Off Files For IPO
Hortonworks—the big-data startup spun off from Yahoo—has filed for an initial public offering. The Silicon Valley startup sells support and services for …

Feature: How Retailers Make Use of Big Data and Analytics to Boost Sales
We have seen an evolution of retail in recent years, with the rise of the omni-channel experience the most prevalent factor. There has been a major …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *