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Josh Moody's Overwatch App Ready to Hit Market

Josh Moody's Overwatch App Ready to Hit Market
Josh Moody explains his Overwatch combat gaming app at Wednesday's 1 Million Cups event at the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Gamers can expect to see the free Overwatch combat gaming app in the iTunes store within a couple of weeks, Overwatch CEO Josh Moody told his 1 Million Cups audience Wednesday in Little Rock.
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Aurora Digital Signage Partners with Verizon for Internet Coverage

The partnership with Verizon will enable Aurora clients to use the Verizon Wireless network to power their digital signage and eliminate the need to run internal cables.
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Mara Leveritt Gets 2014 Porter Fund Literary Prize

Arkansas writer Mara Leveritt is the recipient of the 2014 Porter Fund Literary Prize. The Porter Prize is presented annually to an Arkansas writer who has accomplished a substantial and impressive body of work that merits enhanced recognition.
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A Closer Look: Unemployment and Employment

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The Weekly Miracle (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Later this week, I'll celebrate my 15th anniversary as editor of Arkansas Business. If your first thought is, “Wow, you'd think she'd be better at it by now,” let me assure you that I am in complete agreement. The longer I do this job, the more I realize just how much I don't know. But that's one of the reasons I keep doing it: I learn something about something every day. read more >

Arkansas Business Presents the 2014 Power List

Arkansas Business introduced “The Power List” in 2006, and after updating it annually for a few years, we decided to spread it out. That means there have been a lot of changes in 20 industries and professions since our last installment in 2011, so we've been doing a lot of rounding up of resumes and photos in the last few weeks. read more >

Organizers Gearing Up for First Fort Smith Marathon

The course will begin and end downtown, winding through several city streets in between. The idea has been floating around for several years but organizer Jeremy Smith says it's recently gained more support from city leaders and the mayor. read more >

FCC Approves Sinclair's $1B Deal to Buy Allbritton TV Stations, Including KATV

Reuters and others are reporting that Sinclair Broadcast Group's $985 million deal to buy TV stations owned by Allbritton Communication has been approved by the FCC. read more >

Arkansas Venture Center Names Operations Team

Joining AVC co-founder, president and CEO Lee Watson on staff are Caroline Ford as director of communications and development and Marshal Kenneday as director of operations. AVC was founded in 2013 and officially launched in May with a $500,000 matching grant from the state. read more >

NLR Sports Memorabilia Dealer John Rogers Sued for Missed Payment

A dispute over the $1.35 million acquisition of a treasure trove of historic Major League Baseball images recently took the field in Pulaski County Circuit Court. The heir and former keeper of the famed George Burke & George Brace Collection of photographic negatives sued North Little Rock businessman John Rogers and his Sports Card Plus Inc. read more >

Top Brands Fuel Tyson's Biggest Play

Tyson officially began the process of buying Hillshire Brands Co. of Chicago on Wednesday, according to a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. For Tyson executives, though, the chance to acquire Hillshire's enviable top-rated brands was irresistible. read more >

Wal-Mart Execs Naturally Dominate List of Executive Compensation

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