Technology Archive

NanoMech Wins $235K Contract To Develop Army Uniforms

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/13/2016 01:51 pm

NanoMech of Springdale has been awarded a $235,000 contract from the U.S. Army to develop and evaluate next generation Army Combat Uniforms using NanoMech's nGuard, a cost-effective coating finish and additive.

Google Express Expands in Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/13/2016 01:31 pm

Google is expanding its Google Express service in Arkansas and eight other states, bringing two-day delivery shopping to nearly 40 million people.

Ensono Acquires UK-Based Attenda

by Sarah Campbell 9/13/2016 09:32 am

Ensono of Chicago, an Acxiom Corp. spinoff that has about 25 percent of its workforce stationed in Conway, announces its acquisition of Attenda, a managed services and cloud services company based in the United Kingdom.

Meet 20 In Their 20s: The New Influentials Class of 2016

by Gwen Moritz 9/12/2016 12:00 am

Twenty of Arkansas' young leaders show the energy and ambition and adventurous spirit that is obvious in our state's business legends, even decades after they were in their 20s. We're proud to introduce these New Influentials and to consider all the potential they offer our state in the decades to come.

TEDx Coming Back to Little Rock (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

by Barry Goldberg 9/12/2016 12:00 am

You may not agree with what you hear at a TEDx conference, but you will learn something new. You may not get the full picture — since speakers are given 18 minutes — but you will be escorted into territory occupied by that speaker that is likely to be new, controversial and challenging.

At 10, Windstream Focuses On Midmarket Future

by Sarah Campbell 9/12/2016 12:00 am

Windstream Holdings Inc., the publicly traded spinoff of Little Rock's Alltel Corp., recently celebrated its 10th anniversary, saying its first decade has sharpened its focus on midmarket business customers, although it also has residential, small business and wholesale customers.

James Buggs Recognized by National Society for Cable Work (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/12/2016 12:00 am

James Buggs, cable installer for Conway Corp., has earned the business class service specialist certification from the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers after completion of the required course work.

ARA Names Two Scholars, Two Fellows

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/8/2016 01:24 pm

The Arkansas Research Alliance, the University of Arkansas for Medical Science and Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Thursday announced two new ARA scholars and two new ARA fellows.

Asa Hutchinson Announces School Coding Competition

by Sarah Campbell 9/7/2016 12:44 pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson announces the new Governor's All-Region and All-State Coding Competition.

Applications For 2017 FinTech Accelerator Now Open

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/7/2016 12:22 pm

Startups can now apply through Oct. 31 to participate in the Venture Center's 2017 FinTech Accelerator, which has been extended until 2018 to the tune of $2 million.

Common Issues That Make Startups Sputter (Rodney Moore Commentary)

by Rodney Moore 9/6/2016 04:20 pm

In Arkansas and elsewhere, the mechanisms of creation, promotion and distribution of ideas and products are at the fingertips of most people. But many startups miss their opportunity because they sputter before they start.

Coleman: Broadband Efforts Take Cues from Rural Electrification

by Kyle Massey 9/6/2016 03:14 pm

Today's push to expand broadband internet access is very much like the country's effort to bring electric power to rural areas during the Great Depression and World War II, electric company executive Mel Coleman says.

Fayetteville's Tech Atlantis Finds Zen with New Name, Location

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/5/2016 12:00 am

Tech Atlantis, a provider of cloud-based tax services, is relocating in Fayetteville to the downtown square and changing its name to Zenwork.

Slideshow: 9 Inductees Honored at Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame

by Gwen Moritz 9/5/2016 12:00 am

Eight women and a congregation of Catholic nuns were the second class of inductees honored by the Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame at a banquet in Little Rock on Aug. 25.

Electric Puzzlement (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

by Craig Douglass 9/5/2016 12:00 am

The rapid development and marketing of all-electric cars, accelerating in the wake of a plethora of plug-in hybrids, is changing consumer acceptance of the future-is-now concept. It is reality.

Midtown Center in Little Rock Attracts $6.2M Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 9/5/2016 12:00 am

Leek Farms LLC, led by Lynn Leek, bought the 105 N. Rodney Parham Road project, home to Mid-Towne Antique Mall, Light Innovations and The Tile Shop.

Acxiom Completes $22M Sale of Email Business

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/1/2016 02:48 pm

Acxiom Corp. of Little Rock on Thursday announced that it has completed the sale of its Impact email business to Zeta Interactive of New York City for $22 million.

Governor, FDA Sign Agreement Extending NCTR Program

by Sarah Campbell 8/31/2016 11:45 am

Arkansas has signed a memorandum of understanding to extend its partnership with the U.S. Food & Drug Administration's National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR) in Jefferson County.

Picasolar Gets $2M for Solar Cell Technology Pilot

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/31/2016 10:26 am

The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded $2 million to Picasolar Inc. for a pilot manufacturing program connected to solar cell technology developed at the university.

At Rotary, CEO Tony Thomas Talks 10 Years of Windstream

by Sarah Campbell 8/30/2016 03:37 pm

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock, which has marked its 10th anniversary as a publicly traded company, will soon announce an expansion to the West Coast, CEO Tony Thomas says.