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

SOCIAL MEDIA/INVESTMENTS STORIES

Twitter’s bar mitzvah! Is social media coming of age?
The life of a business is also full of transitions, and not only are they just as difficult for investors, traders and managers, but they often occur without …

10 things you need to know about social and environmental investing
Responsible investing has undergone a radical shift, investors are … She suggests using social media and gaming techniques, “to make it fun and …

Big changes for Twitter, will new users follow?
The announcements come as investor criticism over the social networks’ slow growth gets louder. Investors worry that Twitter isn’t attracting and …

Bebuzee: Social Media World Threat?
As an emerging Social Network, Bebuzee have proved to have several … It is understood that several US investors have brought a bid to take …

This Quirky Social Network Raised $5.5 Million From Investors, Then Signed A Legally Binding …
After speaking with Budnitz and his investors, it seems like the answer to … There is no master plan, Ello is just going to create a new social network …

BIG DATA NEWS

The remarkable rise of big data economics
With the heady perfume of big data permeating much of the intellectual atmosphere, the field of economics is increasingly tilting toward empirical …

The 10 Most Profitable Industries According To Big Data
The most profitable sector in the United States is electrical equipment manufacturing, according to Powerlytics, a big data analytics company that offers …

Hungry Planet: Can Big Data Help Feed 9 Billion Humans?
With a population set to hit 9 billion human beings by 2050, the world needs to grow more food —without cutting down forests and jungles, which are …

Reading big data tea leaves on market moves
Digging into some big data—everything from Google searches to the tone of news stories—might be able to tell us whether this market is headed for a …

Brian Suh :Big Data Heroes – Hiring and Retaining Analytic Rock Stars
Analytics rock stars are essential in the world of big data marketing and measurement. These big data heroes are in high demand, but supplies are …

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