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

INFOGRAPHICS NEWS

Poll: Americans Think These Countries Are Their Greatest Enemies
Across multiple polls, Americans have consistently said that ISIS is both the top threat to their country as well as its greatest enemy. The rise of …

What Goes Into Startup Unicorns?
Check out this infographic created by Ohio University’s Online MBA program that hits on all of these points in much greater detail, plus a lot …

Which Job Would You Have Had in the 1920s?
What suits you? Do you enjoy homemaking? How about working outdoors? Check out OnStride Financial’s infographic below to find out what …

SOCIAL MEDIA/INVESTMENTS STORIES

Why Data Nerds Struggle to Gain Power at Hedge Funds
Quants, for instance, scrape social media and internet forums for … about the basics, like how big data could inform investment decisions.

The value of truth: How governments and the media are investing in the renewed appetite for facts
Laurent also sees the tools as a rebuff from traditional news companies to social media behemoths. He told CNBC that he wanted to “say to …

BIG DATA NEWS

Edge computing deserves a spot in your big data playbook
As bandwidth and latency issues continue to be hindrances to big data transport, you can expect to see edge computing take a more central …

Autodata turns to big data to predict vehicle failures
Autodata, which employs 200 people, supplies technical data on tens of thousands of vehicle models to garage chains and parts companies …

It’s time to show big data more love this Valentine’s Day
This Valentine’s Day, it’s time to give big data more love, and here’s why: big data contributes to business value, but right now, could you give a …

Big data, financial services and privacy
DONALD TRUMP’s health-insurance premiums could soon go up, and not just because of his love of burritos. Data-crunchers have found a link …

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