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

INFOGRAPHICS NEWS

You Have To Check Out These Beautiful Infographics
Originally from mainland China, London-based Jing Zhang is a brilliant illustrator that designs beautiful 3-D illustrations that look like infographics, but …

Millennials More Likely to Unplug While on Vacation
A new survey from Intel Security revealed that 57 percent of millennials intend to unplug from digital devices while on vacation, compared with …

The Biggest Bookworms in the World
Russia Beyond the Headlines has created an infographic which explores the behaviors of readers around the world. The graphic measures …

How Discounts Affect Online Consumer Buying Behaviour
As a marketer, it helps to ask yourself pertinent questions such as:what motivates your consumer buying decisions?Are consumers rational?

SOCIAL MEDIA/INVESTMENTS STORIES

The Brexit Debate Starts a Cat Fight on Social Media
The fur is flying on social media as Britons prepare to vote Thursday on … The vote comes amid warnings from world leaders, investors, and …

Facebook investors OK new share class to keep Zuckerberg at helm
Facebook investors OK new share class to keep Zuckerberg at helm … wealth without relinquishing control of the social media company he founded.

How Investors Can Cope With Market Uncertainty
Investors look at negative interest rates around the world and are frightened, … The social media site Stock Twits follows the proportion of bullish and …

Fake Tweets Sink Stocks: What Happens When Scammers Impersonate Research Firms
In recent years, more and more people have turned to social media, and Twitter in particular, for investing news and intelligence. The trend is in …

LinkedIn buyout, SoundCloud investment lift Twitter shares
Twitter also had positive news Tuesday, after Recode reported the social media company had invested about $70 million in SoundCloud. After a year …

BIG DATA NEWS

Why corporate structure needs to change in the age of big data
Big data and analytics are being integrated into organisations in many different ways, from internal operations to driving the business model.

Guerrilla Data: The Latest Tool In The Raging War For Big Data?
In many areas businesses are fighting to be the first to collect data and turn that data into value using new apps and algorithms. There is often a first …

IBM Watson’s Big Moves, Machine Learning Everywhere, Big Data Roundup
Microsoft will soon own a huge big data open source incubator — LinkedIn. Those are some items in our Big Data Roundup for the week ending June …

Big big data: Microsoft/LinkedIn could be a privacy fiasco, but it doesn’t have to be
A lot of people are giddy over the news that Microsoft bought LinkedIn for $26 billion. Investors are thrilled at the hefty boost in the stock price, while …

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