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


Here’s 40 Stock Market Terms That Every Beginner Should Know
Today’s infographic comes to us from StocksToTrade.com, and it covers the most important stock market terms that every new investor should …

Where It Costs Singles The Most To Rent A Home
Across the world’s major cities, it’s a well-known fact that renting property can prove extraordinarily expensive. A new study from Nested has …

The History of Online Gambling
This year, online gambling is expected to generate $50.65 billion dollars and jump to $56.05 billion in 2018. That’s a lot of money. Just for …

Is Snapchat Just a Fad?
It might have been hard to predict the impact of social media on communication habits 10 years ago. The proliferation of mobile devices has …


How This 100-Year-Old Business Publication Turned Its Attention Toward Millennials
When you think of Forbes Magazine, you might picture a cigar-chomping executive reading the latest issue while getting his wingtips shined.

Snap Finds Its IPO Is a Tough Sell in London
Questions about ownership structure were also voiced by investors. … Snap’s IPO, the first for a social media company since Twitter more than …

How One CEO Hit $100M In Sales By Building His Career Through Social Media
When people think about social media marketing, they tend to jump to Facebook ad strategies and content schedules, photography versus video analytics, and engagement rates.

How the Latest COIN ETF Amendment Could Hurt Its Investors (and Perhaps Harm Bitcoin Too)
This hard fork clause has not won over everyone in Bitcoin’s technical community; the amendment was quickly criticized on social media like …

8 human weaknesses that threaten to wreck your wealth
Even the savviest of us make mistakes with investing – trading too often, … Social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook are making it …


Big Data: Why NASA Can Now Visualize Its Lessons Learned
NASA’s Lessons Learned database is a vast, constantly updated collection knowledge and experience from past missions, which it relies on for …

Brexit might benefit genomics big data analytics research
Neither the technology nor the medical research sectors have much enthusiasm for Brexit, but for genomics – an IT-dependent area of medical research recently threatened by European data protection rules – leaving might have a silver lining.

Turning big data into business insight through 2017
The disparate nature of data continues to present a challenge to CIOs. A great deal of information is still held in-house, but other knowledge is …

Big data privacy is a bigger issue than you think
If you’re in the big data business, there’s a huge privacy issue that isn’t … by big data, a bigger concern is what I call oracular responsibility.

India’s ‘big data’ election: 45000 calls a day as pollsters target age, caste and religion
This is “big data”-gathering, Indian-style, and on an Indian scale. This past Saturday, the first of Uttar Pradesh’s 140 million voters cast their …

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