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

INFOGRAPHICS NEWS

How to Create a Productive Workplace
Want your business to appear in Entrepreneur magazine? Tell us how you’re empowering employees, and you could be selected for a …

Infographic: How Your Age Affects What You Share on Social Media
Nearly everyone and their mother is on social media. Literally. But, thankfully, that’s where the similarity ends. When it comes to sharing across …

To What Extent Does Branding Affect Consumers’ Purchasing Decisions?
Just how influential are brand names to consumers’ buying decisions? The way people shop has dramatically changed over the years. Today …

The Countries With The Most Students For Each School Computer
Does your child have regular access to a computer at school? Around the world, some countries, such as Australia and the United States, boast …

SOCIAL MEDIA/INVESTMENTS STORIES

3 Ways Facebook Will Look to Further Monetize Its Platform by 2017
The social media site has gone well beyond its original mission, which … To that end, investors should watch for efforts from Facebook to move …

If print media is dying, why are moneybags investing in it?
So why are men like Murdoch and Bezos investing in print media? … digital and social media platforms, books, maps, children’s media and other …

Sports Direct AGM: Mike Ashley can ignore the outraged of Twitter – but in the new world order, he ignores investors at his peril
Catherine Neilan is Social Media and Communities Editor at City A.M. She can be … And investors can vote with their feet, even if it is with reluctance.

Small investors give Commonwealth Bank bloody nose over $3bn share issue
Small investors have delivered an embarrassing snub to … to make payments in shops and cafes, and were quick to vent on social media.

Apple phone, tablet and TV fail to impress investors
The new iPad has an optional $99 stylus, called the “Pencil”, which amused many on social media: in 2007 Apple then-CEO Steve Jobs told a …

BIG DATA NEWS

Touching Big Data With Your Fingers, On A Tablet
Big data is now so sexy that everyone wants to get access to spreadsheets and see, feel and touch them on tablets, right?

Your big data projects will probably fail, and here’s why
Nearly two-thirds of big data projects will fail to get beyond the pilot and experimentation phase in the next two years, and will end up being …

The OPM Hack, Big Data and You: Could China Influence the 2016 Election?
But what if China were to move beyond cyber spying and begin to exploit the troves of identity big data to start influencing our opinions in the way that …

Building Smart City Security
But today, the proliferation of digital connectivity and big data explosion are creating new opportunities for beneficial smart-city projects across a range …

6 Ways To Ask Smarter Questions Of Big Data
To drive more value out of your big data, you have to start with the right questions. Here are six strategies for improving the quality of the questions you …

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