Our weekly round up of relevant news from around data (big or otherwise), social, trends and our very own index:
The Importance of Infographics In Email Campaigns
How many sales come as a result of your email campaign efforts? All of this data will show you why you need infographics, so make sure you’re …
How ‘Fake News’ and Bogus Content Are Changing the Way Consumers Look at Brands
During the 2016 election, the term “fake news” became an important part of the national discourse—and, in the process, helped increase the public’s awareness of a larger fake economy.
Are Marketers Underestimating The Value Of Mobile?
Smartphones are a major part of consumers’ lives. Increasingly, consumers are consulting their phones whenever they are in the market to buy …
UK’s fintech job market
Time for some simpler infographics. According to meta search engine Joblift, there has been an average monthly growth of 5% in the number of fintech jobs posted in the UK in the past year, this is in comparison with a growth of 1% in the UK job market as a whole.
12 Office Desk Hacks to Improve Your Productivity
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SOCIAL MEDIA/INVESTMENTS STORIES
Why it won’t be ‘game over’ for tech investors under Trump
Has the ‘Trump bump’ hit a speed hump? The S&P 500 has had a record breaking run, but it seems the surge of investor optimism following the US president’s pledge to make America great again is losing momentum.
Wall Street to Millennials: Don’t fear the stock market
Millennials, the children of the stock-loving Baby Boomers who helped fuel the best-ever bull market in the 1990s, haven’t yet developed a good working relationship with the market like mom and dad did.
Investors urge Facebook, Google to take more action on fake news
The next push for more transparency in how Facebook and Alphabet deal with fake news and hate speech may come not from users or executives, but from investors.
Investors Are Underestimating Starbucks’ Unicorn Frappuccino
Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) shares sold off following last week’s earnings report, falling as much as 4% in the aftermath of the release.
Snapchat adds limitless snaps and looping videos. Here’s how to use them
As part of its latest feature update, the ephemeral app now lets you view a Snap for as long as you like and it’s only removed when the Snap is closed. Other new features include looping videos and an eraser.
BIG DATA NEWS
6 questions every business must ask about big data architecture
Big data promises much in terms of business value, but it can be difficult for businesses to determine how to go about deploying the architecture and tools needed to take advantage of it.
Big Data for Humans: The Importance of Data Visualization
Everyone has heard the old moniker garbage in – garbage out. It is a simple way of saying that machine learning is only as good as the data, algorithms, and human experience that goes into them. But even the best results can be thought of as garbage if no one can see and understand the value of the output.
HSBC adopts cloud-first strategy to solving big data business
HSBC has revealed how the success of five machine learning-related pilot projects is set to pave the way for deeper and faster adoption of cloud technologies across its business.
Four in five asset managers plan big data boost in 2017
Eighty per cent of asset managers are planning to increase their investments in big data in 2017, S&P research shows. The report, Big data in asset management, finds 19 per cent expect to boost investments in the area by more than a fifth, while a further 63 per cent will increase investments by a smaller amount.