Top 10 Big Data Stories Leading the Conversation

In the right hands, crawled web data can tell an amazing story. We were interested in the top 10 news stories – sorted by social shares on Facebook and LinkedIn. So we set up a simple news API request. We were looking for the stories published over the past 30 days returned by an exact match query for the term “big data”.  Here are the results:

  1. Why China won’t own next-generation manufacturing
    by Vivek Wadwha for The Washington Post
  2. 7 sites where you can learn a new skill for free
    by Sabah Karimi for The US News
  3. At BlackRock, a Wall Street Rock Star’s $5 Trillion Comeback
    by Landon Thomas for The New York Times
  4. Exclusive: HP Enterprise in talks to sell software unit to Thoma Bravo
    by Greg Roumeliotis and Liana B. Baker for Reuters
  5. Want to Work for a Cloud Company? Here’s the Cream of the Crop
    by Barb Darrow for Fortune
  6. Wall Street’s Next Frontier Is Hacking Into Emotions of Traders
    by Hugh Son for Bloomberg
  7. Google acquires Urban Engines to bring its location-based analytics to Google Maps
    by Ken Yeung for VentureBeat
  8. Reliance Jio: A peep into Mukesh Ambani’s $20 billion start-up
    by Promit Mukhergee for Livemint
  9. How the Big Data Explosion Has Changed Decision Making
    by Michael Schrage for Harvard Business Review
  10. Verizon acquires Sensity Systems to add LED light control to its IoT platform
    by Ingrid Lunden for Techcrunch

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