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

INFOGRAPHICS NEWS

National Geographic’s Classic Infographics, Now in One Stunning Book
The remarkable images readers consistently find in National Geographic today weren’t possible when the publication began in 1888.

The Diversity of Entrepreneurs in the U.S.
New businesses are popping up every day. In fact, an estimated 550,000 open up each month just in the United States. Of these businesses …

The Countries With The Most Doctoral Graduates
Over the last two decades, the globe has seen a steady rise in the number of doctoral graduates. According to an OECD report, the United …

The Strategic Evolution of CMOs
An infographic from the CMO Council examines the current focus among chief marketing officers and where there is room for improvement.

SOCIAL MEDIA/INVESTMENTS STORIES

What Do Investors Need To Understand About Venezuela’s Economic Crisis?
Last year, for example, a photograph of someone using a two-bolívar bill as a napkin went viral on social media networks. Today worth less …

Twitter is ‘toast’ and the stock is not even worth $10: Analyst
“Many investors were foolishly building (an) investment thesis based on … The social media service has struggled to grow its users but its latest …

1 Thing Baidu Investors Should Worry About
The scope of these regulations will encompass areas that include search, e-commerce, and social-networking sites that rely heavily on online …

Another Twitter executive exits, joins venture firm Greylock
By Heather Somerville | SAN FRANCISCO
Greylock Partners, a top-tier Silicon Valley venture firm, said on Tuesday it has hired a new investing partner in Josh McFarland, who will be leaving his executive post at Twitter Inc.

BIG DATA NEWS

Big Data: The 6th ‘V’ Everyone Should Know About
Much has been written about the defining features of Big Data – which have been summed up into 5 Vs of Big Data. First we had was added as …

3 New Companies That Are Using Big Data to Save You Money
Big data is one of many buzz words that has been knocking around tech blogs and business publications for a while now. However, it would be …

EU asks whether the financial sector’s use of big data needs new rules
European financial regulators are worried that big data techniques might result in restrictions on consumer access to products and services in …

GPU Hardware Powers MapD Big Data Management
A young startup in San Francisco is an industry-leading example of what happens when big data meets the GPU: data processing at both very …

The 10 Coolest Big Data Startups Of 2016
The big data technology market is in the final stages of what research firm Gartner identifies as a multi-ear shift from IT-led, system-of-record …

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