Our weekly round up of relevant news from around data (big or otherwise), social, trends and our very own index:
Infographic: How Millennials and Baby Boomers Consume User-Generated Content And what brands can learn from their preferences
From an A-list celebrity tagging his new designer duds on Instagram to your next-door neighbor raving about her favorite new meal-delivery …
Bangkok Was The World’s Most Visited City In 2016
New York, London and Paris all attract hordes of visitors every year but they all trail Bangkok in popularity. According to Mastercard’s Global …
Advancing Forensics Science
Forensic scientists have been using rudimentary molecular techniques for decades. But advanced forensic anthropology technologies and methods are just now coming to the fore in some investigations.
How Diverse Are Entrepreneurs in the US?
Fortunately, Lance Surety Bonds created an infographic that gives us a better idea of the diversity present in the entrepreneurial ecosystem.
SOCIAL MEDIA/INVESTMENTS STORIES
How This Networking Expert Creates Genuine, Powerful Relationships In The Digital World
Your perception of networking may be wearing a name tag, struggling to start or maintain a conversation, nibbling on lukewarm appetizers, making mindless small talk and receiving business cards from people you may not have the intention of contacting again.
Why Asia-Pacific Is About to Be Huge for Facebook
About half of Facebook’s (NASDAQ: FB) revenue comes from the U.S. and Canada, even though the two countries account for just 13% of the social network’s monthly active users. Not only is the U.S./Canada Facebook’s largest market by revenue, its average revenue per user is growing faster than any other region.
Can You Make Money From Donald Trump’s Tweets?
It now seems as though an investor could buy and sell stock, and make … In the age of social media and high-frequency trading, the scale and …
Snapchat is trying to convince investors that it won’t fall into Twitter’s malaise, says report
Snap is reportedly looking for a public offering worth about $25 billion, opening the highly valued social media company to regular investors.
This week’s Mutual Funds and ETF stories
“In with the old year, out with the new” is how many investors treat their … It’s easier to find sources, advisers, news outlets, social media, that …
BIG DATA NEWS
Big Data 2017: The future is cloudy
For the record, we predicted that machine learning would be the biggest disruptor for Big Data analytics going forward. It’s hard to ignore the …
5 big data trends that will shape AI in 2017
While “big data” can be a misunderstood buzzword in tech, there’s no denying that the recent AI and machine learning push is dependent on …
Battling the Tyranny of Big Data
But there’s a dark side — and computer scientists warn that we’ll need a lot more transparency if the big-data revolution is really to work for all of …
The 10 Coolest Big Data Products Of 2016
The big data software market is in the final stages of what research firm Gartner identifies as a multi-year shift from IT-led, system-of-record …