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


Why Indonesia is a tech investor’s gold mine
It’s not a secret that Indonesia is a gold mine to tech investors, and this … However, there are startups that focus on other segments like social media, ..

What bubble? Many social media stocks are losers
And social media stocks are leading the charge in tech. Twitter … Investors are also doing a better job of picking winners and losers this time around.

How Google Innovates: Ignore Critics, Hide Secrets, Spend Big
BY JON FRIEDMAN, FOR INVESTOR’S BUSINESS DAILY … time, Google helped make YouTube a social media-driven obsession and developed the …

How a Fintech Startup Built the Bloomberg for Social Media Analytics and Is Beating the S&P 500
Startup shows real-time, up to the minute impact social media has on stock price. … allowing investors and traders to find stock opportunities in real-time before … The social sentiment results are displayed in a simple and easy to ..


What Can Big Data Ever Tell Us About Human Behaviour?
We are now solidly in the era of big data, where computers are capturing and processing the details of everything we do with all our interconnected …

FCA to study how insurers use ‘big data’
In outlining its business plan for 2015/16, the FCA said it would conduct a market study to “investigate how insurance firms use big data”. It will look at …

Advertisers Mining Consumer Behavior Through Big Data
Mindshare U.K. Chief Executive Officer Mark Creighton discusses the future of advertising and the new ways to engage consumers. He speaks with …

Market Regulators Tap Into Big Data
But government regulators in the US and the UK are showing they can apply big data lessons in the public realm too, and have launched big data …

International Business Machines Corp. and Twitter Inc.: A Match Made in Big-Data Heaven?
Twitter’s big data “fire hose” delivers over half a billion tweets daily to a wide variety of companies. IBM will help process that feed with its AI platform …

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