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

INFOGRAPHICS NEWS

The Marriage of Tech and Entertainment, and How Can Capitalize Where to focus efforts and how impactful they’ll be
Infographic: The Marriage of Tech and Entertainment, and How Marketers Can Capitalize. Where to focus efforts and how impactful they’ll be …

10 Guiding Principles of Customer Strategy
by Thomas Ripsam and Louis Bouquet. There are 10 principles at the heart of any effective customer strategy. These principles are universally …

Learn to Identify and Protect Yourself From Phishing Scams
An infographic from Digital Guardian provides a guide for identifying and avoiding phishing attacks. Unlike hacking, phishing is usually a …

These are the best infographics of 2016
This year’s Information is Beautiful Awards features powerful, artful infographics and data visualisations on everything from the US Elections to …

SOCIAL MEDIA/INVESTMENTS STORIES

One of Twitter’s biggest investors tells who should buy it
Billionaire venture capitalist Chris Sacca, an early investor in Twitter, told … which tech or media giant might end up buying the social network, …

3 Reasons Why Disney Isn’t Buying Netflix
A new rumor claims that the family-friendly media giant is going to purchase the leading video streaming service. It’s a proposed acquisition that doesn’t make sense.

BIG DATA NEWS

Big data: Why the boom is already over
While investments in big data continue to rise, there could be trouble ahead as companies show signs of cutting back on projects. Big data has …

2016 Internet Of Things (IOT), Big Data & Business Intelligence Update
These and many other excellent insights are from Dresner Advisory Services’ 2016 The Internet of Things and Business Intelligence Market …

Weapons of math destruction: how big data and algorithms affect our lives
In this very special episode, Ian Sample and Leigh Alexander delve into the weird and not-so-wonderful world of algorithms, uncovering how …

Why we can’t trust ‘blind big data’ to cure the world’s diseases
Once upon a time a former editor of WIRED, Chris Anderson, wrote a provocative article entitled ‘The End of Theory: The Data Deluge Makes …

Here’s How Your Car is Becoming the Next Big Data Collector
The debate about what companies should be able to do with this data-both legally and ethically-continues to rage on, but big data is now a big …

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