Technology Archive

'Trump Bump' Benefits Arkansas Stockholders

by Gwen Moritz 11/6/2017 12:00 am

The “Trump Bump” has been very good for most of the 120 names on this year's list of the state's biggest stockholders, but the benefits have not been evenly shared.

Mid-America Cable Show Recognizes Conway Corp. (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/6/2017 12:00 am

Wayne Bailey and Ryan Tucker, production coordinators for Conway Corp., produced programming that received a MIDI Award for local ad sales at the 2017 Mid-America Cable Show in Little Rock. The spot featured child spokesperson Karson Prince explaining the role of the United Way in the community.

Acxiom Reports 2Q Loss of $3.3M, Revenue Up 4 Percent

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 11/1/2017 03:23 pm

Acxiom Corp. of Conway reports a second-quarter loss of $3.3 million, down from a profit of $7.1 million in the same quarter a year ago.

SPONSORED: A Chatbot Can Be A Great Salesperson

by 10/31/2017 09:35 am

Website add-ons can keep customers from drifting away.

When Little Rock Jilted Amazon: Tale of a Breakup Letter

by Kyle Massey 10/30/2017 12:00 am

The whirlwind week of #lovelittlerock started when Millie Ward got a call from Little Rock Regional Chamber's Jay Chesshir, who thought that while 238 cities were pitching to land Amazon, Little Rock could make some noise by saying no.

With Evolving Technology at Magna IV, Kristi Dannelley Has Full Plate

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/30/2017 12:00 am

Kristi Dannelley, the president and co-owner of Magna IV says that in the printing business, if you don't stay current, you can't compete.

Rock Region Metro's Donna Bowers Honored by Mass Transit (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/30/2017 12:00 am

Donna Bowers, director of operations for Rock Region Metro, the public transportation system for central Arkansas, has been recognized as a 40 Under 40 honoree by Mass Transit trade journal.

SPONSORED: Who Should Build My New Website?

by 10/24/2017 10:20 am

Assessing the needs of your company will help you navigate numerous options.

ASMSA Aims at Developing Digital Talents

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 10/23/2017 12:00 am

With recent wins in tech competitions, the Arkansas School of Mathematics, Sciences & the Arts in Hot Springs has some bragging to do.

60 Percent of Arkansas Households Now Wireless Only

by Jan Cottingham 10/23/2017 12:00 am

In 2015, the government estimated that 59.8 percent of Arkansas households had no landlines and relied only on wireless phones.

Windstream Fights Hedge Fund Over Uniti Group Status

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/23/2017 12:00 am

Aurelius Capital Management of New York claims Windstream's 2015 spinoff of its copper and fiber assets into an innovative real estate investment trust was essentially a sale-leaseback that violated the terms of some of its outstanding bonds.

Herget's Next Move to Deliver Doctors to Mobile App

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/23/2017 12:00 am

Ryan Herget, who sold Chef Shuttle to Bite Squad earlier this year, is raising money for a mobile app that lets patients communicate directly with doctors in real time.

Conway, Paragould Counter Cord Cutters

by Marty Cook 10/23/2017 12:00 am

Conway, one of the state's fastest-growing cities, isn't immune to the scourge of cord cutters but has learned to adapt to shifting customer desires.

PSC to Rule on Utility Rates in Solar Energy Showdown

by Kyle Massey 10/23/2017 12:00 am

A yearlong debate over the value of self-generated electricity in Arkansas is boiling down to a duel in the sun.

Solar Projects Shining Examples in Arkansas

by Kyle Massey 10/23/2017 12:00 am

Tom Jacobs wondered if the sunshine pouring onto his 1,200 acres might feasibly power some of his farm operations in DeWitt, so he volunteered to become a guinea pig.

We Look Like Turkeys (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 10/23/2017 12:00 am

We have to rebrand Arkansas, and we have to back it up with reality.

Conway Corp Advances Greg Dell (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/23/2017 12:00 am

Greg Dell has been promoted to chief operating officer of Conway Corp., where he has worked since 1985.

PSC's John P. Bethel on Keeping Arkansas' Utilities in Line

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/23/2017 12:00 am

As executive director of the Arkansas Public Service Commission, John P. Bethel is responsible for the direction and management of the staff of the commission, which oversees the rates and services of the natural gas, electric, water, sewer and telecommunications utilities in Arkansas.

Rejecting Amazon, Little Rock Launches New Campaign

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 10/19/2017 11:02 am

Little Rock Mayor Mark Stodola says the city will not submit a bid to be home to Amazon's second North American headquarters. Instead, it has used the occasion to launch a promotional campaign called "Love, Little Rock."

Hospital Vendors Earn Millions for Services

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/16/2017 12:00 am

Tax forms filed by nonprofit hospitals in Arkansas provide a peek into the millions of dollars the hospitals spend on their vendors.