Technology Archive

Hutchinson Announces $500K Grant for Cyber Range At UCA

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 10/4/2017 03:09 pm

University of Central Arkansas will receive a $500,000 grant to develop a cyber range to train college and K-12 students.

New Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine a High-Tech Wonder

by Marty Cook 10/2/2017 12:00 am

Kyle Parker has brought his faith in the benefits of technology to his latest project: the Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine, the medical school that opened in August in Fort Smith.

Delta Plastics Steps Up (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 10/2/2017 12:00 am

We were pleased last week to learn that Delta Plastics of Little Rock will be the new sponsor of the Arkansas Governor's Cup Collegiate Business Plan Competition.

Trisha Montague: New Hospital, ER All Part of Children's Northwest Package

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/2/2017 12:00 am

As chief administrator of Arkansas Children's Northwest hospital in Springdale, Trisha Montague is responsible for overseeing the hospital's leadership and its strategic plan for pediatric health care.

David Sanders Named Director of Innovate Arkansas

by Lance Turner 9/28/2017 10:16 am

Winrock International names David Sanders director of Innovate Arkansas, the statewide initiative that helps scale Arkansas technology ventures.

SpotRight Raises $6.75M in Recent Funding Round

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/27/2017 11:01 am

SpotRight Inc. of Little Rock, an audience insights and targeting platform for brands and agencies, raises $6.75 million in a combination equity and debt funding round.

Delta Plastics Takes Over As Title Sponsor Of Governor's Cup

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 9/26/2017 01:58 pm

Delta Plastics of Little Rock succeeds the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation as the title sponsor of the Arkansas Governor's Cup Collegiate Business Plan Competition.

Winrock International Awarded $279K Grant

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/26/2017 01:33 pm

The U.S. Department of Commerce announced Tuesday that Winrock International has been awarded a $279,202 grant for the Delta Innovation Fund.

UA To Hold Blockchain Hackathon Oct. 27-28

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/25/2017 04:27 pm

The University of Arkansas' Sam M. Walton College of Business will host its first blockchain hackathon from Oct. 27-28 at the new Brewer Family Entrepreneurship Hub off the Fayetteville square.

20 in Their 20s: New Influentials of 2017 Take Courage, Drive and Heart to Every Corner of Arkansas

by Gwen Moritz 9/25/2017 12:00 am

This is the ninth year that Arkansas Business has sought out talented young leaders in our business and nonprofit community to introduce to readers in a feature called the New Influentials: 20 in Their 20s.

Chatbots Being Tested For New State Website

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 9/25/2017 12:00 am

The Information Network of Arkansas, gathering feedback on a new version of the state government's official website, has found that 34 percent of visitors who contacted INA for support are using its most striking new feature: chatbot technology.

Stretch, Little Rock, Stretch (Natalie Ghidotti Commentary)

by Natalie Ghidotti 9/25/2017 12:00 am

I'm not so bold as to believe that Little Rock will be a top contender for Amazon, even though we are certainly worthy of consideration. It's only because Amazon was very specific about the needs for its next location — things we don't have right now. But I get Mayor Mark Stodola's reasoning. Dreaming big is important.

Public Shaming Likely But GOP Wary of New Laws After Equifax

by Associated Press 9/22/2017 09:58 am

Prospects are good for a public shaming in the Equifax data breach, but it's unlikely Congress will institute sweeping new regulations after hackers accessed the personal information of an estimated 143 million Americans.

Windstream Cuts 21 Jobs in Arkansas

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 9/21/2017 03:36 pm

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock cuts 21 positions in various workgroups in Arkansas, including 18 in Little Rock.

Menguin of Fayetteville Sold for $25M

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 9/21/2017 02:22 pm

Online tuxedo rental company Menguin Inc. of Fayetteville has been acquired for $25 million by competitor Generation Tux of Louisville, Kentucky.

Kenneth James to Retire from AAIMS

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/21/2017 11:37 am

Kenneth James, president for the Arkansas Advanced Initiative for Math and Science, will retire from the organization on Dec. 31, the AAIMS announced Thursday.

PinPoint Pegs Florida for Expansion

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/18/2017 12:00 am

PinPoint Testing LLC of Little Rock, which offers drug testing and consulting services, is in the process of acquiring a clinical laboratory in Orlando, Florida.

Data Theft: Is Your Business Ready? (Aaron Gamewell Expert Advice)

by Aaron Gamewell 9/18/2017 12:00 am

Aaron Gamewell of SBS CyberSecurity offers his list of actions that every business should deploy to mitigate the risk of a data breach.

Acxiom Promotes 2 to Lead LiveRamp

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/13/2017 10:38 am

Acxiom Corp. of Conway announces the promotions of James Arra and Anneka Gupta as co-presidents of its digital marketing service, LiveRamp, which it acquired three years ago.

Little Rock Mayor Says City Will Vie for Amazon HQ

by Lance Turner 9/12/2017 11:35 am

Little Rock Mayor Mark Stodola said the city will submit a bid to be home to Amazon's second North American headquarters.

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