Cloud, data, and artificial intelligence were hot topics for several major players this week, including SAP and Google. We’ve got these latest developments and more in our Big Data Roundup for the week ended May 22, 2016.
Beyonce’s Formation World Tour kicked off in Miami, Florida, at Marlins Park just days after the release of her surprise album, ‘Lemonade.’ Find out what the critics have to say in their reviews and see photos and video highlights from social media. From an HBO special to a new visual album to now, a full-fledged world tour, the marketing scheme of the game changer that is Beyonce never seems like a scheme, but rather an inevitability. If anyone was wondering, why is she touring without an album, well, such concerns and questions were not just allayed but in fact, have become part of the dialogue. In fact that’s the pervasive theme. The Formation song that she performed at the Super Bowl sparked intense controversy and debate, and accusations that she was anti-police. There were threats of boycotts as a variety of individuals as well as groups representing the likes of law enforcement and parents. So what does Beyonce do? Well, of course sell T-shirts blazon with “Boycott Beyonce.” Naturally photos of these T-shirts went viral on social media in the moments leading up to the concert which also played out on social media, much like the Lemonade album itself and […]
This week, Spoon announced that they plan to release a new album later this year. The indie rock band even revealed a few tunes off the upcoming LP, titled They Want My Soul. More details below. Also, there’s a trailer for the HBO documentary Made In America, which is a behind-the-scenes look at Jay-Z’s Philadelphia […]