Technology Archive

Communications Sales & Leasing Reports 1Q Earnings up From 4Q

by Sarah Campbell 5/12/2016 10:21 am

Communications Sales & Leasing of Little Rock on Thursday reported a first-quarter net income of $8 million, a gain of $800,000 from $7.2 million in the fourth quarter.

Clint Cook Moves Ahead to Headend at Conway Corp. (Movers & Shakers)

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

Clint Cook will be responsible for maintaining the headend, which is a facility that originates and communicates cable television and cable modem services to subscribers.

A New Infrastructure of Thinking (U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford Commentary)

by U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford 5/6/2016 10:43 am

The future economy will have different benchmarks critical to sustaining schools, businesses and our towns.

Inuvo Bumps Up CEO's Pay, Reports 1Q Revenue Increase

by Sarah Campbell 5/5/2016 03:22 pm

Inuvo Inc. CEO and other executive see more total compensation for 2015, according to the company's annual proxy statement. The Little Rock firm also reports 40 percent jump in first-quarter revenue.

Windstream Reports $232M 1Q Loss on Impairment Charge

by Sarah Campbell 5/5/2016 10:03 am

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock reports a first-quarter loss of $232 million, or $2.52 per share, down from a net income of $5 million, or 5 cents per share, in the same quarter last year.

Phyzit Puts App On Athenahealth Marketplace, Adds Greg Bledsoe As Adviser

by Sarah Campbell 5/2/2016 02:34 pm

Phyzit of Little Rock announced Monday that its transitional care management app will now be available from the online Athenahealth Marketplace.

US Employment, Earnings Gains Rose in March

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/2/2016 12:00 am

The U.S. economy continued to rebound in March, as private-sector employment and average hourly earnings rose.

A Rose for Della Rosa (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 5/2/2016 12:00 am

Rep. Jana Della Rosa, R-Rogers, tried last year to pass a law that would require candidates to submit electronic campaign finance reports but failed. To her continuing credit, she hasn't given up on improving the public's access to this vital information.

Steven Sanders Named to Arkansas Broadband Council (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/2/2016 12:00 am

Steven Sanders Jr., president and general manager of Natco Communications Inc. of Flippin, has been appointed to the Arkansas Broadband Council by Speaker of the House Jeremy Gillam.

Sprint to Add Regional HQ in Little Rock, 100 Jobs by Year's End

by Sarah Campbell 4/29/2016 04:29 pm

Sprint Corp. of Overland Park, Kansas, announced Friday that it will bring up to 100 jobs to Little Rock before the end of the year as it opens a new South Central regional headquarters at 900 Shackleford Road. The headquarters will oversee the telecommunication company's operations in Arkansas Louisiana, Mississippi and Oklahoma.

Video: Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Jobs at Sun Paper, Mercy Northwest, GW Communication & Sprint

by Lance Turner 4/29/2016 04:07 pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson talks to reporters at the Little Rock Regional Chamber about this week's array of job announcements, the legislative session and new leadership at the Little Rock School District.

GW Communications to Open Paragould Office, Employ 28

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/28/2016 11:14 am

GW Communications of Coppell, Texas, says it will open a new office in Paragould and employ 28.

Innovation Hub's Second Maker Faire Is May 7

by Sarah Campbell 4/27/2016 02:34 pm

The Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub is expecting an even larger crowd than last year's 3,000-plus for its second annual North Little Rock Mini Maker Faire.

10 Startups Chosen For FinTech Accelerator Launching May 16

by Sarah Campbell 4/27/2016 01:32 pm

Ten startups have been offered the opportunity to participate in the VC FinTech Acceleration program powered by global technology services provider FIS and hosted by the Venture Center in Little Rock.

Little Rock Tech Park Board Endorses I-30 Plan

by Sarah Campbell 4/27/2016 09:52 am

The Little Rock Technology Park Authority Board endorses the six-lane with four collector/distributor lanes "diamond" plan for the Interstate 30 corridor through Little Rock.

Sprint Hires Regional President, Aims to Double Arkansas Market Share

by Sarah Campbell 4/26/2016 11:41 am

New South Central Region President Jonathan Blitz of Little Rock plans to more than double Sprint's market share in Arkansas and will guide growth in three other states.

Energy Security Partners CEO Says Fuel Plant 'Not a Risky Project'

by Kyle Massey 4/25/2016 12:00 am

Tell Roger Williams that a multibillion-dollar plant for turning natural gas into liquid fuel near Pine Bluff sounds too good to be true, and he'll turn to history, engineering and finance to argue it's too good not to be.

MedExpress Double-Dose Buy Tops $4.4 Million (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 4/25/2016 12:00 am

National Retail Properties Ltd. of Orlando, Florida, purchased the Markham St. project in midtown Little Rock and the North Little Rock location.

Little Rock Tech Park Sees New Tenants at Temporary Location

by Sarah Campbell 4/25/2016 12:00 am

With construction on the Little Rock Technology Park underway at 415 and 417 Main St., it's easy to forget that tenants have been coming and going at the park's temporary space at 107 E. Markham St.

Baldwin & Shell CEO Scott Copas on the Tools to Building a Career in Construction

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/25/2016 12:00 am

Scott Copas began his career at Baldwin & Shell in 1977 as an estimator and rose through the ranks, becoming vice president in 1983, executive vice president in 1993 and chief operating officer in 2012. In January 2014, he was promoted to president and CEO.