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


The Countries Gaining And Losing The Most Millionaires
Which countries expanded their millionaire clubs the most over the past year? According to a new report from Credit Suisse, the United States …

4 Predictions From Google About Black Friday Shopping This Year The trends search data is picking up
Infographic: 4 Predictions From Google About Black Friday Shopping This Year. The trends search data is picking up By Marty Swant.


Is This The Next Social Media Giant?
Recently at StreetAuthority, we’ve been telling readers about a way to invest in some of the most exciting companies the world has to offer — before …

NBCUniversal Is Investing $200 Million More in BuzzFeed
Online media company BuzzFeed, best known for its list-based … will collaborate with NBCUniversal on production and social distribution for

How Apple Lost China to Two Unknown Local Smartphone Makers
Two years ago, Oppo and Vivo couldn’t crack the top five in China’s smartphone market. Now they outrank everyone after elbowing Apple aside, thanks to people like Cheng Xiaoning.

Oil drives higher; Facebook buyback; Trump’s economic team
Shares in the social media network were flat ahead of the open. 3. Trump’s team: Billionaire investor Wilbur Ross has emerged as a leading …


Is big data really the future of marketing?
Marketing data is evolving: from the generic to the specific; from market trends to individual habits and from historic actions to real-time …

Big Data Is a Big Mess for Hedge Funds Hunting Signals
It was big data’s big moment. The most unfathomable U.S. presidential race in memory gave Predata, a startup firm backed by hedge fund …

Even big data devs make big data security gaffes
Apache Big Data Europe Big data application programmers routinely download and execute unverified code, opening the door to …

Big Data’s Election Predictions Failed Us – What Data-Driven Marketers Can Learn
When that data is wrong, the consequences are severe. It means … That bias is that big data, no matter how rigorous, is still always flawed.

Big Data At Tesco: Real Time Analytics At The UK Grocery Retail Giant
Now it is facing up to the challenges brought about by the latest advancements in technology – the quest for real time data analytics, Big Data …

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