Technology Archive

Harding Professor Phil Brown's 4 Ways Arkansas Companies Can Keep Accounting Recruits

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/28/2016 12:00 am

Phil Brown is a professor and co-chair of the Harding University Accounting & Finance Department at Searcy.

Business Equipment: Leases vs. Loans (Marcus Guinn Expert Advice)

by Marcus Guinn 11/28/2016 12:00 am

Small-business owners often bring their consumer mindset to running their businesses, particularly in the early years of owning. In many regards this mindset is helpful, but it can also hinder progress when it comes to the idea of leasing.

Jason Rapert Named CEO of ULockIt Security Devices

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/21/2016 05:00 pm

ULockIt Security Devices of Conway announced Monday the appointment of Jason Rapert as its CEO. The company said it's also looking at expanding sales nationwide.

Speculation Brimming Over Potential Sale of Acxiom Building

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/21/2016 12:00 am

Simmons First National Corp. of Pine Bluff could be buying the Acxiom Corp. building in downtown Little Rock.

CARTI Losses Bring Worry, Advice for Financial Cure Inside New Center

by Mark Friedman 11/21/2016 12:00 am

CARTI already was experiencing operating losses before it opened its $88 million cancer center in west Little Rock last November. Since then, operating losses have widened to $20.5 million over the last three fiscal years and a financial benchmark for its $49 million bond wasn't reached.

UALR Team Presents Research at NATO Conference

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/17/2016 01:54 pm

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor and two doctoral students presented their research on cyber defense at the international NATO Technology for Information, Decision and Execution (TIDE) Sprint Conference on Oct. 26 in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Update: 'Conductor' Innovation, Entrepreneurial Initiative Launches at UCA

by Sarah Campbell 11/17/2016 11:00 am

The University of Central Arkansas in Conway, Startup Junkie Consulting of Fayetteville and the Central Arkansas Venture Team launches a public-private initiative called "Conductor" to drive entrepreneurship and innovation.

Inmar Inc. to Acquire Collective Bias of Rogers

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/17/2016 10:53 am

Inmar Inc. of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, announced Thursday that it will acquire Collective Bias of Rogers, a leader in shopper-focused influencer marketing.

CS&L Reports 3Q Loss, Acquisition in Latin America

by Lance Turner 11/14/2016 11:51 am

Communications Sales & Leasing Inc. announces a third-quarter loss while revenue rose 15 percent and the company announced an acquisition of communications towers in Latin America.

Comcast Brings 100-Gb Internet to Little Rock

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/14/2016 09:24 am

Comcast announces a multi-million dollar fiber optic network that spans greater Little Rock and is capable of delivering up to 100-gigabits-per-second (Gbps) internet speeds to local businesses.

The Everyday Proof of Social Proof (Jim Karrh On Marketing)

by Jim Karrh 11/14/2016 12:00 am

One of the most powerful forces of persuasion is “social proof,” the tendency of people to look to the behavior of similar others when they aren't sure what is correct in a given situation. You can find evidence of social proof nearly everywhere.

Medical Marijuana: A Fact of Life for Arkansas Employers (Stuart Jackson Commentary)

by Stuart Jackson 11/10/2016 09:57 am

Arkansas is the latest of many states to allow medical marijuana. What does the new law do, and how will it play out in the Arkansas workplace?

Tech Park Votes on Metrocentre Plan, Promotional Video

by Sarah Campbell 11/10/2016 09:45 am

The Little Rock Technology Park Authority Board votes to approve a proposal to make dormant, rather than dissolve, the Metrocentre Improvement District, which has one outstanding bond attached to it.

Acxiom Reports $7M 2Q Profit

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/7/2016 04:02 pm

Acxiom Corp. of Little Rock reports third-quarter earnings of $7.1 million, down 33 percent from $10.7 million in the same quarter last year, while revenue rose 5 percent to $217 million.

Windstream Reports $66M 3Q Loss, Revenue Down 10 Percent

by Lance Turner 11/7/2016 11:16 am

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock reports another third-quarter net loss as revenue declined 10 percent and the company announced a $1.1 billion merger.

Beebe, Brooks, Hubbard Join UAMS Foundation Fund Board

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/7/2016 10:24 am

Seven new members have been elected to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Foundation Fund Board.

Update: Windstream, EarthLink to Merge in $1.1B All-Stock Deal

by Sarah Campbell and Lance Turner 11/7/2016 06:39 am

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock and EarthLink Holdings Corp. of Atlanta announced Monday an agreement to merge in an all-stock deal valued at about $1.1 billion, including debt.

Websites Put Banks at Risk Of Lawsuits

by Mark Friedman 11/7/2016 12:00 am

A Pittsburgh law firm accusing banks of not being compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act has caused warning bells to go off for Arkansas bankers.

What's in a Name, MONI? Ask a Man Called Thoma

by Kyle Massey 11/7/2016 12:00 am

Jeff Gardner, CEO of Monitronics, needed a new name of his Dallas company that monitors more than a million home and business security systems. For branding guru Martin Thoma, it was the holy grail.

CDS Crime Cams Give Agencies Extra Eyes

by Sarah Campbell 11/7/2016 12:00 am

Cellular Data Solutions of Bryant announced last week that its new Crime Cam can send real-time video of a robbery at a business to the police.