Technology Archive

Ben Hollowell Promoted to ATG USA President

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/5/2014 12:00 am

Ben Hollowell was promoted to president in March, and his legal training is expected to augment his accounting knowledge as he works with all of the company's divisions.

HRM's 'Four Tops' Ready to Tackle HIPAA Security

by Mark Carter 5/5/2014 12:00 am

A glance at the leadership team of Fayetteville startup HIPAA Risk Management will reveal no CEO, no president — only four vice presidents, all female, who divvy up responsibilities based on their own personal expertise.

Anna Drachenberg's 5 Tips for Startup Success

by Mark Carter 5/5/2014 12:00 am

Anna Drachenberg and her co-founders at Innovate Arkansas client firm HIPAA Risk Management have developed a data security and health care compliance program for businesses.

VIC Portfolio Firm, Akeso, Names Simon Williams CEO

by Mark Carter 4/29/2014 01:50 pm

Akeso, founded this year and based in Waltham, Mass., is a medical device company focused on the treatment of hard-to-heal skin ulcers using a new, silk biomaterial technology exclusively licensed from Tufts University.

UA Aims To Start eVersity By 2015

by Luke Jones 4/28/2014 12:00 am

In March, the University of Arkansas board of directors approved UA System President Donald Bobbitt's proposal to create the UA System eVersity, an online-only branch of the state system.

Laser Tools Aims High for Hi-Tech Antiques

by Luke Jones 4/28/2014 12:00 am

Little Rock's Laser Tools Inc. has expanded its market area to include manufacturing parts for reproduction antique firearms.

Get Tickets for Arkansas Business Power Breakfast Panel on Boards of Directors

by Arkansas Business Editors 4/25/2014 04:29 pm

Arkansas Business presents a new event series called Power Breakfast. This program features experts who will share strategies for building an effective board of directors and being an impactful board member. The event will take place on Wednesday, May 7 from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at the Embassy Suites in Little Rock.

Inuvo Inc. Swings to 1Q Profit

by Luke Jones 4/24/2014 03:20 pm

Inuvo Inc. of Conway announces net income of $674,759, up from a loss of $290,713 in the same quarter last year.

APEI Gets $3.5M Contract to Develop Fighter Jet Power Modules

by Mark Carter 4/23/2014 09:24 am

Arkansas Power Electronics International of Fayetteville has been awarded a $3.5 million contract by the U.S. Air Force to develop a high-temperature, silicon-carbide power module for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.

NYSE Extends Compliance Period for Inuvo

by Luke Jones 4/22/2014 04:00 pm

Inuvo Inc. says its deadline to comply with New York Stock Exchange standards has been extended to May 30.

Bill Halter Named to Picasolar Board of Directors

by Mark Carter 4/21/2014 12:11 pm

Fayetteville solar startup Picasolar has named former Arkansas lieutenant governor Bill Halter to its board of directors. Halter served as the state's 14th lieutenant governor from 2007 to 2011.

Acxiom Wins 15 Internet Ad Awards

by Luke Jones 4/21/2014 12:00 am

Little Rock's Acxiom Corp. came away from this year's Internet Advertising Competition with 15 awards, including one best in show.

April Beige Book Reports Overall Activity Down Across Arkansas, 8th District

by Mark Carter 4/16/2014 01:30 pm

The April book reports a net decrease in manufacturing activity across the district, a decrease in residential real estate activity, mixed results in commercial real estate, and a decrease in lending from district banks.

Deadline to Nominate for Arkansas Export Awards is April 30

by Mark Carter 4/16/2014 09:46 am

The awards honor Arkansas businesses that excel in the international marketplace, and will be presented at a Governor's Mansion luncheon on May 22. All Arkansas companies that sell in international markets are eligible to be nominated.

Heartbleed? No Need for Heart Attack, We've Got Help, Advice

by Mark Carter 4/14/2014 03:30 pm

In late December when bloggers and TV show hosts recount the buzz words of 2014, no doubt "heartbleed" will occupy a place on each list.

Technology Drive Building Registers $11.7 Million Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 4/14/2014 12:00 am

The sale of a 100,000-SF office building in west Little Rock weighed in at $11.7 million. A Maumelle mini-storage development tipped the scales at $1.64 million. And a former USA Drug project in southwest Little Rock changed hands in an $825,000 deal.

Creating Content That Connects (Jim Karrh On Marketing)

by Jim Karrh 4/14/2014 12:00 am

Here are some some simple tips for managing the way you create and share customer-relevant content. If you want to engage your customer audience in ways that help you create awareness, build membership, raise money and/or sell stuff, then seek first to avoid the ways so many content-marketing efforts get messed up.

University of Arkansas Teams Win 8 of 10 Governor's Cup Awards

by Mark Carter 4/9/2014 03:39 pm

Teams from the University of Arkansas won eight of the 10 awards presented Wednesday at the 2014 Donald W. Reynolds Governor's Cup collegiate business plan competition.

Jobless Rates Fall in All Arkansas Metros

by Mark Carter 4/9/2014 09:11 am

Unemployment rates dropped year over year in all seven Arkansas metropolitan areas surveyed by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, according to data released Wednesday.

Students Shine at First-ever High School Startup Weekend

by Mark Carter 4/7/2014 11:54 am

More than 80 students in grades 9-12 spent the weekend in Little Rock coming up with potential tech-based startup ventures as part of the first-ever High School Startup Weekend.