Technology Archive

Acxiom Gets Five New Patents

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/21/2017 09:36 am

Acxiom Corp. is issued five new patents for data processing and management technology designed to support the data science underlying the company's marketing services.

SPONSORED: Email Marketing: One Of Today's Most Effective Tools

by 6/21/2017 08:00 am

If done properly and with a purpose, a good marketing campaign can help a company's bottom line instead of simply cluttering inboxes.

Video: A Conversation On Leadership with Jon Harrison

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/20/2017 11:39 am

Arkansas Business' "Foundations" interview series continues with Jon Harrison, owner of VIP2 of Little Rock, which helps businesses through leadership training programs for staff at all levels.

Teletech to Open Center in Morrilton, Add 350 Jobs

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/20/2017 10:57 am

Teletech Holdings Inc. announces that it will open a new customer service center in Morrilton and create at least 350 jobs.

SMH, Uber (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 6/19/2017 12:00 am

The ideas and technology of privately held Uber Inc. are still at the mercy of management, and the management of Uber is just horrible.

Acxiom Announces Partnership With Pinterest

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/14/2017 08:56 am

Acxiom Corp. of Conway on Wednesday announced its partnership with Pinterest that the company said will enable advertisers to measure the impact of Pinterest campaigns on in-store and online sales.

$4.4M Invested in Akeso Biomedical

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/13/2017 04:54 pm

Akeso Biomedical on Tuesday announced that it has closed its most recent financing round of $4.4 million from existing and new investors.

Northwest Arkansas Council Names Nelson Peacock CEO

by Marty Cook 6/13/2017 11:12 am

The Northwest Arkansas Council named Nelson Peacock, a McCrory native and the senior vice president of government relations for the University of California system, as its CEO.

UA-Little Rock Professor Awarded $1.5M to Study Cyber Propaganda Campaigns

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/13/2017 10:25 am

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock announces that information science professor Nitin Agarwal has received more than $1.5 million to research ways to aid U.S. military forces in the fight against cyber propaganda campaigns.

SPONSORED: When Is It Time To Update Your Company's Website?

by 6/13/2017 08:00 am

Technological efficiency and visitor trends offer clues a redesign might be needed.

Tyson Names Scott Spradley Chief Technology Officer

by Marty Cook 6/12/2017 12:51 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale announces Scott Spradley as the company's chief technology officer.

Facebook Settles Matt Campbell's Privacy Lawsuit

by Jan Cottingham 6/12/2017 12:00 am

A lawsuit filed by Little Rock lawyer Matt Campbell against Facebook over alleged privacy violations has been settled.

Carney Bates Finds Niche in Data Security

by Jan Cottingham 6/12/2017 12:00 am

In the past four years or so, Carney Bates & Pulliam has focused on legal issues surrounding data security and privacy. Data privacy cases now comprise about 40 percent of the firm's business.

Startup Junkie to Hold G60 in Northwest Arkansas

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

Startup Junkie Consulting of Fayetteville will hold a G60 pitch contest for entrepreneurs during the third annual BITE NW Arkansas festival later this month in Bentonville.

Morgan, Preston Give Advice, Share Perspectives at Economic Future Forum

by Sam Hoisington 6/6/2017 11:34 am

Mike Preston of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission and Charles Morgan of First Orion Corp. were the keynote speakers for the final day of the International Economic Development Council's annual Economic Future Forum in Little Rock.

The Hub's Joel Gordon: Making a New Economy

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 6/6/2017 09:57 am

The Hub's new executive director, Joel Gordon, talks to Arkansas Business about its mission, its place in Arkansas' budding tech-savvy and innovative ecosystem and the Hub's future.

UAMS to Offer 3 Degrees, Certificate in Biomedical Informatics

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/5/2017 11:55 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences on Monday announced that it will offer three new graduate degrees and a graduate certificate in biomedical informatics.

Little Rock Startup Apptegy Gets $5.7M Infusion

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 6/5/2017 12:00 am

Little Rock technology startup Apptegy plans on leveraging a recent $5.7 million investment from Five Elms Capital of Kansas City to get aggressive on growth. Its goal? To see 2017 sales triple from 2016, its first full year of sales.

Deleted Texts Bring Sanctions in Turner Grain Case

by Mark Friedman 6/5/2017 12:00 am

A Lonoke County Circuit judge recently sanctioned K.B.X. Inc. of Benton, which is being sued by farmers who allegedly lost millions dealing with Turner Grain Inc., finding that K.B.X. intentionally deleted employees' text messages.

Arkansas Business Presents the 40 Under 40 Class of 2017

by Gwen Moritz 6/5/2017 12:00 am

This week's Arkansas Business is dedicated to our 24th class of 40 Under 40 honorees, young leaders of business, government and nonprofits selected by an internal committee from a field of about 400 nominations submitted by readers.

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