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

INFOGRAPHICS NEWS

The Women Who Lead The World In 2016
Through careful and meticulous analysis of the world’s most successful women via the metrics of money, media presence, spheres of influence …

What Big Grocery Stores Are Doing to Keep Consumers Coming Back Trader Joe’s and Costco top in customer loyalty
In the U.S., grocery store sales are a $600 billion industry. With a few key players offering essentially the same product, the industry is …

How Snapchat Became a Social Media Unicorn
Snapchat has been a disruptive force in social media, with many competitors trying to offer similar features as users flock to the service.

The Ultimate Guide to a Healthy Workday
This infographic draws on a simple timeline filled with healthy habits for your employees. It’s full of tips and ideas employees can use to be …

SOCIAL MEDIA/INVESTMENTS STORIES

Forex Traders Yielding Impressive Returns Thanks to a New Social Network
It’s all thanks to a new social network that allows investors to copy the trades of highly successful financial analysts with no broker or middleman …

Nineties street wear boosts sales at Boohoo.com
Boohoo’s share price rose nearly 1.5pc this morning as investors were … “We have used online influencers and social media in a big way from …

How Startups Can Get Media Attention Without Hiring a PR Agency
There are probably people within that network—investors, founders, … helpful opinions and facts to relevant reporters via social media or a very …

Why the recent hype about insurance tech will be just the beginning
As a fund, we have invested in companies attacking the insurance … need to think in terms of a 360-degree view of social media engagement, ..

How Does Pinterest Make Money?
Tech investors can rest assured this focus on monetization is alive and well at social media unicorn Pinterest, which hopes to establish itself in …

BIG DATA NEWS

Are you truly ready for big data? How to spot the signs in five business battlegrounds
How does a business even know it is ready for big data? These five key areas will help businesses decide what they need to measure, how to …

Spark Summit Preview, Tableau Comes To Android: Big Data Roundup
A revamped Microsoft Ventures Division is targeting investments in big data. Tableau brings its mobile app to Android. Continuum Analytics teams with …

Big Data can lead to big legal problems for companies
Big Data can help companies make decisions ranging from which candidates to hire to which consumers should receive a special promotional offer.

Big Brother: How Much Data Is Too Much?
Anyone who has kept track of the business world is well aware that big data is a huge trend during this time. You need to consider how you are …

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