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

INFOGRAPHICS NEWS

Killer Infographics Brings Beautiful Infographics to the Masses with …
Killer Infographics today announced the launch of its new site, Infographictemplates.com. The name says it all. Infographictemplates.com is a site dedicated to …

13 of the Year’s Best Infographics
Last year, the Pulitzer-prize winning journalist was tapped to edit the first volume of The Best American Infographics, a job that involved poring over hundreds of …

Anatomy of Ideas: The Life’s Work of an Infographics Pioneer
Anatomy of Ideas: The Life’s Work of an Infographics Pioneer. Anatomy of Ideas – The Lifes Work of an Infographics Pioneer Oct 10, 2013 10:36 pm. Fritz Kahn …

BIG DATA NEWS

Big Data gaining acceptance in enterprises, but data remains owned …
Big data is starting to gain mainstream acceptance among enterprises large and small as they seek to make more data-driven strategic decisions. But according …

Big Data Governance Moves Up The IT Agenda
With so many big data projects now underway across the enterprise, the next big challenge facing IT organizations is how to effectively manage that amount of …

Extreme Big Data: Beyond Zettabytes And Yottabytes
If we’re going to talk about big data—and it’s one of the most important discussions in business today—we better all speak the same language. In the hierarchy …

Big Data Analytics: Starting Small
Security teams struggling to detect signs of threats hidden in mountains of data are attracted to big data analytics. But experts advise security professionals to …

SOCIAL MEDIA/INVESTMENT STORIES

US SEC chief concerned investors face “information overload”
For instance, she said the rise of the Internet and social media means investors can more readily access information required in financial reports, such as …

Smart Money Is Investing Here — Should You?
Individual investors will soon have an opportunity to buy shares in a leading social media company where users co-create pop-culture trends in real time.

Impatient Facebook investors missed out big
1 social networking stock have leapt 86%, amid a powerful dot-com-esque rally of social-media stocks. Yet for many investors who piled into Facebook at the …

You are here: HomeUsing social media to drive trading strategies
Paul Hawtin, CEO at Cayman Atlantic Investment Management, first got involved with social media-based trading in 2010 trying to buy-up the systems that …

Government tried to raise Royal Mail IPO price
Some big UK institutional investors criticised the way the sale was handled by the … angry Hargreaves Lansdown customers complaining on social media.

 

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