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

SOCIAL MEDIA/INVESTMENTS STORIES

Facebook Inc (FB) Stomps Twitter Inc. (TWTR), Investors Think Social
When it comes to social network investing, some are on the Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) train while others believe that Twitter Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) will …

Janet Yellen thinks social media stocks are overvalued. Is she right?
This creates an extremely frustrating environment for biotech or social media investors who will see their stocks hammered every time the Fed gets …

Conversocial Adds $5 Million For Its Social Media Customer Service Toolkit
Other previous investors including DFJ Esprit and an angel investor, Matt … The biggest driver is the omnipresence of social media as a strategy for …

Twitter, Social Media Stock-Moving News Misses Many Baby Boomers
Companies are increasingly turning to social media to announce news. … Dramatic actions by activist investors like Icahn tend to draw the spotlight.

BIG DATA NEWS

Why Big Data Isn’t Enough: Tomorrow’s Technology Will Be Built Around Workflows
Big data is all the rage. Everywhere you turn it seems companies are discussing new and different ways to analyze data. The problem? There is an …

Big Data Analytics Adoption
Big Data is an emerging phenomenon. Nowadays, many organizations have adopted information technology (IT) and information systems (IS) in …

Big Data, Little Servers: Vodafone’s Plan to Carry More Mobile Data
With more video streaming on its networks, Vodafone is looking to the future of its data infrastructure. Bloomberg News. Vodafone, the U.K.-based …

SAP: It was our Big Data software wot won it for Germany
When England played in Ecuador and Honduras for “warm weather training” in June ahead of the World Cup, they’d already lost the tournament …

There is no magic formula to encourage high growth businesses
For a business which only launched 18 months ago, big data storage firm Datacentred has already been attracting an impressive amount of interest.

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