Technology Archive

Slicing the Pie (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

by Craig Douglass 8/7/2017 12:00 am

Consumption of goods and services is dramatically changing. The traditional retailing business model is experiencing downward pressure on foot traffic, browsing and sales. The browsing is happening online as online sales increase. But is that the whole mosaic?

Workforce Development: A Way to Help America (J. Bruce Cross Commentary)

by J. Bruce Cross 8/7/2017 12:00 am

In the nation, including in Arkansas, the need for a skilled workforce is already here and is growing exponentially as baby boomers begin to leave the workplace.

Acxiom Reports 1Q Loss of $1.3M, Revenue Down 1 Percent

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 8/3/2017 05:04 pm

Acxiom Corp. of Conway on Thursday reported a loss of $1.3 million for its first quarter that ended June 30, down from $3.98 million net income from the same quarter a year ago.

Governor, ARA Name 5 New Research Fellows

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/3/2017 01:16 pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson and the Arkansas Research Alliance on Thursday announced five new ARA fellows.

Windstream Reports $68M 2Q Loss, Ends Quarterly Dividend

by Lance Turner and Sarah Campbell 8/3/2017 06:57 am

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock reports a $68 million second-quarter loss and said it would end its quarterly dividend to shareholders as part of a new capital allocation strategy.

SPONSORED: Why Your Website Should Get With The Program On Accessibility Compliance

by 8/2/2017 08:00 am

The best reasons for include gaining a wider audience and staying away from legal trouble.

Edafio Technology Opens New $2M Headquarters

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 7/31/2017 12:00 am

Edafio Technology Partners of North Little Rock opens its $2 million 8,550-SF headquarters at 5400 Northshore Drive in NorthShore Business Park.

Lofty Labs Continues to Expand After Amazon Certification

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 7/31/2017 12:00 am

Lofty Labs of Fayetteville has nearly doubled its staff this year and is close to reaching $1 million in annual revenue, Casey Kinsey, company president and founder, said last week.

Ozark Integrated Fits In with NASA

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 7/31/2017 12:00 am

NASA and other agencies have awarded more than $1 million in grants to Ozark Integrated Circuits of Fayetteville since 2015 for projects that are underway, including the development of heat-resistant circuits and a camera that can record but not be damaged by ultraviolet light.

Startups and More Bubble Up from Governor's Cup

by Sam Hoisington 7/31/2017 12:00 am

Over nearly two decades of the Donald W. Reynolds Governor's Cup competition, just over $2 million in prize money has been given to teams of college students with entrepreneurship ideas deemed promising by competition judges.

Is Vacation in Your Plans? (Alese Stroud Expert Advice)

by Alese Stroud 7/31/2017 12:00 am

Let's be clear. Sitting on a beach practicing distance management skills via email does not count as vacation. It counts as vacation only when you completely unplug.

Tyler Clark to Lead Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Northwest Arkansas (NWA Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/31/2017 12:00 am

Tyler B. Clark has been hired as the new executive director of the Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Northwest Arkansas in Fayetteville.

UA Economist Mervin Jebaraj on Which Fast-Growing Industry Could Be the Most Unpredictable

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/31/2017 12:00 am

Mervin Jebaraj was named the interim director of the Center for Business & Economic Research at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville in April to replace Kathy Deck. He has been with the center since 2007.

Windstream Closes on $227.5M Broadview Networks Acquisition

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/28/2017 10:35 am

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock completes its previously announced $227.5 million all-cash acquisition of Broadview Networks Holdings Inc.

Inuvo Reports Preliminary 2Q Revenue Rise, $1.4M Loss

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/27/2017 04:05 pm

Inuvo Inc. of Little Rock announces preliminary second-quarter revenue of $18.3 million, up 16.8 percent from the same quarter of last year.

CardioWise Acquires Rights to SQuEEZ software

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/27/2017 02:15 pm

CardioWise Inc., a portfolio company of VIC Technology Venture Development of Fayetteville, announces its acquisition of the worldwide rights to SQuEEZ heart function analysis software.

UA Little Rock Professor Awarded $500K For Fuel Cell Research

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/27/2017 01:22 pm

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor has received $500,000 to develop high-performance, cost-effective transportation fuel cells.

FIS Partners With Two Startups; 2nd FinTech Accelerator Ends

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 7/27/2017 11:27 am

Global technology provider FIS partners with two startups that graduated from last year's inaugural VC FinTech Accelerator.

Arkansas Banks Signing on to Mobile Wallets

by Marty Cook 7/24/2017 12:00 am

Most people's smartphones already serve as camera, watch and music player. Now smartphones are increasingly becoming wallets, too.

Embrace These Tech Investments (Heather Albright Expert Advice)

by Heather Albright 7/24/2017 12:00 am

Technology is transforming nearly every industry, causing disruption that often creates unforeseen challenges to business models. Companies that ignore technology, rather than embracing it, could become irrelevant.

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