Technology Archive

Jeff Gardner Has New Job, Named CEO of Monitronics International

by Gwen Moritz 8/25/2015 04:46 pm

The former CEO of Windstream Holdings has been named CEO of Monitronics International, the home security alarm monitoring company based in Dallas.

The Hive, LR's Newest Entrepreneurial Space, Goes Live Sept. 1

by Mark Carter 8/24/2015 03:31 pm

The Hive is being billed as a co-working lifestyle space for creatives and entrepreneurs. It's part of Bespoke Media Group's new headquarters at 2207 Cantrell Road.

Wine & Cheese Mixes Well With Apple for Max McCalman

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/24/2015 12:00 am

One of the country's best-known cheese experts, former Arkansan Max McCalman, tells Whispers he has a cheese and wine pairing app now available free on iTunes.

Vacancy Rate Declines in Central Arkansas Office Space

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/24/2015 12:00 am

The office market in central Arkansas continues to see improvement, with the second quarter of 2015 becoming the seventh quarter in a row to experience positive absorption.

Judicial Accountability Lets Judges Get Judged

by Mark Carter 8/24/2015 12:00 am

A new site from the American Foundation for Judicial Accountability promises to be a legal “game changer.”

Being Interesting to Buyers (Jim Karrh On Marketing)

by Jim Karrh 8/24/2015 12:00 am

The rules of customer engagement have changed dramatically in recent years: Your potential buyers know more — or at least believe that they know more — than ever.

Arkansas Tech Adding Two Degree Programs

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/20/2015 04:16 pm

Arkansas Tech University will develop new undergraduate degree programs in game & interactive media design and environmental science, following action by the Arkansas Tech Board of Trustees on Thursday.

ACH Utilizes Electronic Record Model to Earn Recognition

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/19/2015 11:54 am

Arkansas Children's Hospital has achieved Stage 6 of the HIMSS Analytics Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model; stage 7 is the highest level attainable.

Tom Dalton: ARK Challenge Will Continue

by Mark Carter 8/18/2015 09:45 am

Despite laying low since graduating its 2014 classes, one in Fayetteville and one in Little Rock, the ARK Challenge tech startup accelerator will continue in northwest Arkansas.

Jeremy Allen Resigns From Acxiom's Marketing Services Division

by Lance Turner 8/13/2015 03:56 pm

Acxiom Corp. of Little Rock said Thursday that Jeremy Allen has resigned as president of Marketing Services, effective immediately.

ARA Scholars Program Introduces Newest Researchers

by Mark Carter 8/13/2015 11:03 am

University of Arkansas researchers Jie Xiao and Morten Olgaard Jensen were announced as the latest additions to the Arkansas Research Alliance Scholars program.

Tech Park Negotiating with Banks to Finance First Phase

by Mark Carter 8/13/2015 10:05 am

The Little Rock Tech Park Authority Board will negotiate with a consortium of local financial institutions on a plan to finance $17.5 million for development of the park's first phase along Main Street in downtown Little Rock.

Windstream Spinoff Reports $8.3M in Income, $128.7M in Sales

by Lance Turner 8/13/2015 07:08 am

Communications Sales & Leasing Inc. of Little Rock issued its first quarterly earnings report on Thursday, showing $8.3 million in net income and revenue of $128.7 million.

Asa Hutchinson Makes Board, Commission, Court Appointments

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/12/2015 09:18 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday announced the following appointments.

Asa Hutchinson: More Than 1,300 Signed Up for Online Coding Classes

by Mark Carter 8/11/2015 02:57 pm

More than 1,300 Arkansas high-school students signed up over the summer for online computer coding education, Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced Tuesday.

UA Leads New Engineering Research Center

by Alexis Hosticka 8/10/2015 09:46 am

Researchers at the University of Arkansas will help lead a new $18.5 million engineering research center to design and develop vehicle electrical systems that are more powerful, efficient and heat-resistant.

Arkansas Solar Projects Get Turn in Limelight

by Sean Beherec 8/10/2015 12:00 am

Utilities around the state are turning to solar energy-generation projects as the cost of wrangling the sun's rays becomes more economical.

Windstream Reports 2Q Loss of $111M, Plans $75M Share Repurchase

by Sean Beherec 8/6/2015 07:11 am

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock on Thursday reported a second-quarter loss of $111 million, down from a profit of $14 million in the same quarter last year. But the company said there were gains in some divisions and noted "improving financial trends."

Hark Launches IndieGoGo Campaign to Help Fund Summer Tour of South

by Mark Carter 8/5/2015 03:17 pm

Hark, the Little Rock digital media startup, has launched an IndieGoGo campaign to help fund its Summer Tour 2015. The tour is taking Hark CEO Tim Freeman and team members across the South to meet with local entrepreneurs and record their stories.

Windstream Gets $13M to Expand Rural Broadband in Arkansas

by Lance Turner 8/5/2015 02:16 pm

Windstream Communications Inc. will receive about $13.2 million in annual payments from the FCC's Connect America Fund to support broadband in rural Arkansas.