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

INFOGRAPHICS NEWS

5 Tools to Drive Down the Cost of Social Media Content
These tools will allow even the most inexperienced content creator produce professional-quality videos, infographics, and blog posts to reach …

Infographics Size Up History’s Tallest Buildings
The Slovak graphic designer Martin Vargic of Halcyon Maps recently charted its course in six eye-opening infographics that visualize the architectural …

SOCIAL MEDIA/INVESTMENTS STORIES

E-commerce Software Firm Shopify Files For IPO
Shopify, which provides online retailing software to businesses, filed for an initial public offering with the Securities and Exchange Commission …

Financial Marketer’s Guide to Social Media
Financial Marketer’s Guide to The Top 5 Social Media Platforms … 73% of the 5 million investors that use social media to help with financial decisions …

BIG DATA NEWS

Just When You Thought It Was Safe To Understand Big Data
Data is just data, right? Okay we know that’s not true anymore; there is structured data (like figures and some spreadsheets), semi-structured data (like …

Apple and IBM say big data will save lives
Apple and IBM have reached a new agreement to use big data analytics to turn digital health into so much more than a step counter – the conjunction …

Beneath big data: building the unbreakable
Big data, as a technology, is a simple premise to understand: transforming data, of which there is lots, into valuable information. However, while many …

Twitter cuts off ‘firehose’ access, eyes Big Data bonanza
Twitter’s new plan is to use its own Big Data analytics team, which came about as a result of its acquisition of Gnip in 2014, to build direct relationships …

German Government Announces “Production Intelligence”: Funding for Jedox’s Big Data Project
The project will use performance enhancing software to enable real-time evaluation of high data volumes (Big Data) from manufacturing systems to …

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