Technology Archive

Empirical Energy Elevates John Freeman (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/4/2017 12:00 am

John Freeman has been promoted to principal at Empirical Energy Solutions in Little Rock. Freeman, who has experience in HVAC service, controls and commissioning, was previously a project manager.

Fed Report: Employers Raising Wages in Tight Labor Market

by Lance Turner 11/29/2017 03:22 pm

Employers in the Federal Reserve's Eighth District, which includes all of Arkansas and parts of six nearby states, say they are raising starting wages and salaries to attract new workers amid a tight labor market.

Lockheed Martin Awarded $198M in C-130 Training Contracts

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/27/2017 09:13 am

Lockheed Martin of Bethesda, Maryland, recently received six contracts, with awards totaling $198.4 million, to improve training for C-130 airmen and operators around the world.

Arkansas Agriculture Looks to Tomorrow (Freddie Black Commentary)

by Freddie Black 11/27/2017 12:00 am

In about 30 years, our world will be home to nearly 10 billion people. Farmers will have to feed more people than they have in the previous 100 years. Farmers and ranchers will have to produce more food and fiber on the same or fewer acres than they do today.

Drilling Down To the DNA (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 11/20/2017 12:00 am

DNA testing is so cheap these days that it seems like testing any genetic material available in cases prosecuted more than, say, 20 years ago might be cheaper for the taxpayers than continuing to lock up people who are probably innocent.

First Orion to Move Headquarters to North Little Rock

by Lance Turner 11/13/2017 12:06 pm

First Orion of Little Rock says it will move into a new, six-story office building on Main Street in the Argenta Historic District of North Little Rock.

BlueOak Molten Metal Disaster Leads to Lawsuit

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/13/2017 12:00 am

BlueOak Arkansas, the electronics recycling plant in Osceola, developed a leak in its furnace in November 2015 that resulted in molten metal escaping and causing more than $10.5 million in damage.

Fisher Martin Joins Eric Rob & Isaac (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/13/2017 12:00 am

Fisher Martin has been hired by Eric Rob & Isaac, a Little Rock advertising agency, as a media assistant.

Household Rate for Arkansas Broadband Internet Use at 64 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/13/2017 12:00 am

States on the Pacific Coast and in the Northeast had higher levels of household broadband internet use compared with the national average of 77 percent, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report released in September.

Windstream Reports $101.5M 3Q Loss

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 11/9/2017 08:49 am

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock reports a third-quarter loss of $101.5 million.

Chicago Firm to Acquire ABC Financial Services

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/8/2017 01:45 pm

Private equity investment firm Thoma Bravo of Chicago announces that it will acquire ABC Financial Services Inc. of Sherwood.

Retired IBM Executive Joins Ecoark's Board

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/8/2017 09:23 am

Ecoark Holdings Inc., which is set to be renamed Zest Technologies Inc., announced Wednesday that former IBM executive Michael Green has joined the company's board of directors.

'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

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