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

INFOGRAPHICS NEWS

E-Commerce In Southeast Asia Is Nearing A Tipping Point
How Southeast Asia Can Reach Its E-commerce Potential [Infographic] Read the full report: Can Southeast Asia Live Up to Its E-commerce …

How rich is Donald Trump?
Donald Trump has grown his wealth at a much slower rate over the last 27 years than many of his billionaire peers. Inspired by this report we …

Instagram Users Say #effyourbeautystandards
We may live in one of the most body-shaming periods in human history, but thanks in part to women like yoga teacher and author Jessamyn …

Business Women Who Broke the Mould
This infographic covers the state of inequality in the workplace and celebrates those women who have truly broken the mould through their …

These Athletes and Brands Created the Most Social Buzz During Rio Michael Phelps remains golden
Infographic: These Athletes and Brands Created the Most Social Buzz During Rio. Michael Phelps remains golden By Carrie Cummings.

SOCIAL MEDIA/INVESTMENTS STORIES

Kobe Bryant joins long list of celebrities investing in tech
Basketball star joins a growing list of famous venture capitalists who, having earned a fortune in one field, look to Silicon Valley to lose a fortune in another

Social Media Say Burger King’s Whopperrito Is a Flopperrito
Social media says Burger King’s latest fast-food mashup known as the Whopperrito is a letdown, which may cause optimistic investors a bout of …

Alibaba’s E-Commerce App Has a Social Network Facebook Would Love
Amazon hasn’t made any major inroads in adding lifestyle features to its e-commerce site, though the company invests in routine social media …

BIG DATA NEWS

Will ‘Analytics On The Edge’ Be The Future Of Big Data?
An Internet of Things (IoT) approach to business brings many benefits, primarily access to more data and better insights. It also brings new …

The Other Side Of The Big Data Equation
The opportunities made available by Big Data are truly mind-boggling. For years retailers and other consumer facing businesses had dreamt of …

A Math Nerd Wants to Stop the Big Data Monster
The decision to leave her job as a tenure-track math professor at Barnard College and join hedge fund D.E. Shaw in 2007 seemed like a …

Apple’s AI Plans, MapR Raises $50M: Big Data Roundup
We’ve got all the highlights in this Big Data Roundup for the week ending … MapR President and COO Matt Mills told InformationWeek in an …

Is big data in big trouble?
We recently saw two critical developments in the big data and analytics space. Tableau (DATA) released earnings and missed their forecast by ..

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