Technology Archive

J.B. Hunt Names Stuart Scott CIO, EVP

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/9/2015 08:57 am

J.B. Hunt says that Kay Lewis, chief information officer and executive vice president of technology and engineering, will retire and that it has hired Stuart Scott to take over the post on Jan. 1.

ArkUAV Sells, Offers Training for Aerial Vehicles

by Alexis Hosticka 12/8/2015 11:43 am

ArkUAV of Little Rock, a company aiming to provide training, services and supplies for the use of unmanned aerial vehicles in industries including agriculture and energy, marked its grand opening Tuesday.

CardioWise Fundraising Shows Heart

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/7/2015 12:00 am

Fayetteville's CardioWise Inc., which has developed cardiac analysis software, is continuing to reach its target offering of $2 million. Its software, Multiparametric Strain Analysis, analyzes the three-dimensional motion of the heart acquired from cardiac MRI images.

Self-Employed Predominate in Agriculture, Construction

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/7/2015 12:00 am

Self-employed Americans and those whom they hired accounted for 44 million jobs in 2014, according to the Pew Research Center.

Wal-Mart's Greg Foran No. 1 In Exec Pay At $19.5M

by Gwen Moritz 12/7/2015 12:00 am

Foran received stock awards in April 2014 for his performance as CEO of Walmart Asia and then more stock as part of a three-year performance incentive program when he was named in August 2014 to succeed Bill Simon as CEO of Walmart stores in the United States.

City of Distinction Honors for Municipal Initiatives, Programs

by Alexis Hosticka 12/3/2015 02:54 pm

Arkansas Business Publishing Group of Little Rock presented the 2015 Cities of Distinction Awards during an event Wednesday at the Arkansas Municipal League Fall Conference in Springdale.

Inuvo, PrivacyStar Unveil New Space in Museum Building

by Mark Carter 12/3/2015 09:16 am

Tech firms Inuvo and First Orion/PrivacyStar officially unveiled their new space in the River Market District's Museum Building on Thursday, promising to add an additional 75 workers next year.

UALR to Host International Conference on Digital Security

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/1/2015 08:59 am

The conference connects digital forensics and information security researchers, as well as experts and policymakers, providing a forum for the exchange of ideas and a discussion of best practices and latest developments.

Sells Report: Consumer Media Outlets Proliferating

by Mark Carter 11/30/2015 12:00 am

A new consumer media report from Little Rock's Sells Agency outlines the current state of media consumption and details what it calls a proliferation and fragmentation of new media.

Beall Barclay's Barbara Hambrick on What Causes the Most Common Accounting Disputes

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/30/2015 12:00 am

Barbara Hambrick is a managing member of Beall Barclay, the state's third-largest accounting firm, and also serves as its personnel director.

Update: Tech Park, Richard Mays Settle on Price

by Mark Carter 11/25/2015 10:37 am

The board will pay Mays $1.037 million for the 10,000-SF property, with both sides agreeing to drop law suits. It met late Tuesday afternoon and voted to extend the offer which Mays accepted.

Zach Leach Moves to Higher Role at Conway Corp. (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/23/2015 12:00 am

Zach Leach has been promoted supervisory control and data acquisition system and network systems administrator by the Conway Corp. Leach was hired as an information systems technician I in May 2012 and was promoted to an information systems technician II a year later.

UALR's Virtual Reality Going Places, Really

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/23/2015 12:00 am

Last week, UALR's Emerging Analytics Center showcased its two VR student projects during Supercomputing 2015 (SC15), an international conference for high-performance computing, networking, storage and analysis held in Austin, Texas.

Fayetteville's BlueInGreen Sees Wave of Growth

by Mark Carter 11/23/2015 12:00 am

BlueInGreen delivers dissolved oxygen, carbon dioxide and ozone into water treatment systems and has clients in multiple states across the U.S.

Illumina Laser Lights Up New York

by Mark Carter 11/23/2015 12:00 am

The Illumina laser projection system from Power Technology Inc. of Alexander has made it all the way to New York, New York.

NOWDx Focuses on On-Site Diagnosis

by Marty Cook 11/23/2015 12:00 am

NOWDiagnostics manufactures one-step medical diagnosis devices that can generate lab-quality results in minutes. Clark said the company has 36 products in its trademarked ADEXUSDx line in some stage of development for ailments ranging from heart attacks to sexually transmitted diseases.

Richard Mays Sues Tech Park Board, Raises Asking Price

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/20/2015 10:30 am

Little Rock attorney Richard Mays on Thursday sued the Little Rock Technology Park Authority and other officials, challenging the board's authority to take his property under eminent domain.

UALR Workshop Explains Commercialization Process for Researchers

by Mark Carter 11/19/2015 01:58 pm

Determining the commercial viability of research ideas should be an easy process that need not intimidate university students and researchers who harbor hopes of taking those ideas to market, Rebecca Norman told students and researchers Thursday.

Tech Park Board Extends Property Deadline for Richard Mays

by Mark Carter 11/16/2015 04:25 pm

The Little Rock Technology Park Authority Board votes Monday to give Richard Mays until Friday to accept the board's offer of $845,000 for his 10,000-SF property at 415 Main St.

UALR Hosting Global Entrepreneurship Week Events

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/16/2015 10:21 am

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host a series of events as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week this week.