Technology Archive

Lofty Labs Teams With Amazon

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/19/2017 12:00 am

Lofty Labs of Fayetteville, a web development consulting company, has become a certified consultant for Amazon Web Services.

Northwest Arkansas' Most Expensive Home Sales of 2016

by Marty Cook 6/19/2017 12:00 am

The number of seven-figure homes sold in Washington and Benton counties almost tripled in 2016 compared with the previous year.

Pulaski County's Most Expensive Home Sales of 2016

by Mark Friedman 6/19/2017 12:00 am

Sales of luxury homes in Pulaski County jumped in 2016 to a number not seen since Arkansas Business began tracking them in 2004 – 29 homes sold for $1 million or more, up from 20 in 2015.

ATU to Offer New Cybersecurity Degrees

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/16/2017 08:47 am

Arkansas Tech University on Friday announced that it will offer two new cybersecurity degrees this fall, a bachelor's degree and an associate's degree.

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.

At Under 40 Forum, Young Leaders Take On 'Fractured Arkansas'

by Todd Traub 5/31/2017 10:58 am

Some of the state's top young professionals presented their findings from the second Under 40 Forum in a report to Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Tuesday.