In the age of internet, big data has just become more commonplace and accessible. And it is growing, fast, and at astronomical rates. Every time we log onto the internet, every time we post on Facebook or Twitter, or purchase something on Amazon or EBay, or just do a Google search, we leave a trail of data. And all this goes into the databases of these websites or companies.
As expected, E3 has given us a glimpse of exciting developments in video games, notably Watch Dogs. But this year the Los Angeles convention has pointed to the biggest game on the planet, the future of TV.
The arrival of social media has been both an opportunity and headache for retailers. It's certainly easier to build a community of loyal fans and to work on deals and offers with them, but it is just as easy for the community to share bad news about your company - especially when rivals are offering better deals.
Steven Spielberg changed the direction of his moviemaking after the 9/11 terror attacks in America, because the disasters inspired him to create "dark...