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

INFOGRAPHICS NEWS

Fritz Kahn: the lost pioneer of infographics
How often have you imagined that little humanoids control our every move in the multilevel factory that constitutes the human body? For those, like me, who are …

INFOGRAPHIC: Why Infographics Are Terrible
So far, the democratization of infographics has been for worse. Much worse. The proliferation of build-your-own-infographic tools has led to a deluge of hideous …

7 Super Tips for Creating Powerful Infographics
As we embrace this trend of marketing without words and communicating visually, infographics have become one of the most effective ways to share your …

BIG DATA NEWS

Big Data Powers Investment Analysis
Finance is emerging as an area where big data has the potential to exert transformational changes. Pivotal technologies like Hadoop, NoSQL, and Storm now …

MIT Big Data Initiative launches transportation challenge, privacy …
The Big Data Initiative at the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) today announced two new activities aimed at improving the use and …

Futurelytics Gets $800k From Index And More So That Small …
Big data analytics has given large enterprises a way of analysing historical and real-time data to monitor their business’ performance, and to better predict..

KPMG launches London-based big data arm – Business Technology
KPMG Capital will invest in big data analytics companies with an initial fund of around $100 million to ‘identify, innovate and accelerate the rapid delivery of data …

How big data can help manage demand for services
How big data can help manage demand for services. Now councils can count their enquiries they can move certain services online. Share · Tweet this. Email.

SOCIAL MEDIA/INVESTMENT STORIES

Twitter shares deemed fit for Islamic investors
Twitter’s blue bird might be seeing more green, as the social media company’s shares were recently deemed suitable for investors from one religious group.

Big Data Powers Investment Analysis
Big data can also be used to unlock social media insight, providing critical insight into investor mood and opinions. Stock traders, for instance, can pore through …

Wall Street just sent a strong hint to tech investors
SAN FRANCISCO — If a leading Wall Street investment bank now believes the … In other words, the social media-powered Internet bull market may still have …

PRSummit: For IR, Social Media Isn’t Just About Earning Cycles
Yet, only 41% of media and 13% of investors say they’re able to locate relevant corporate information online. “Social media isn’t just about an earnings cycle …

After The Party Now Reality Check On Twitter Inc. (NYSE:TWTR …
Although Facebook is now where its investors want it to be, its debut was a disappointment and the social networking company which boost over 1 billion users ..

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