Tagged: acxiom corp.

Acxiom's Jerry Jones Joins Heifer International Board

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/23/2014 1:45 pm

Jerry C. Jones of Acxiom Corp. of Little Rock has been elected to an at-large position of the board of directors of international nonprofit Heifer International.

500,000 Have Visited Acxiom Consumer Site

by Luke Jones 12/23/2013 12:00 am

Since launch, Acxiom Corp.’s AboutTheData.com has had around 500,000 unique visitors, and some have visited multiple times.

Log Cabin Democrat: Layoffs Have Begun at Acxiom

by Lance Turner 11/22/2013 8:13 am

The Log Cabin Democrat reports that the job cuts Acxiom Corp. of Little Rock announced in its recent quarterly earnings conference call are underway.

Farm Bureau Firms Up Friendship With UA's Dale Bumpers College (Kudos)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/18/2013 12:00 am

The Arkansas Farm Bureau is being recognized as a “Friend” of the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. In addition, Farm Bureau Executive Vice President Ewell Welch, who is retiring at the end of 2013, is receiving a Distinguished Service Award from the college.

Acxiom's Scott Howe on Web Tracking, AboutTheData.com and the NSA

by Lance Turner 11/13/2013 4:00 pm

Acxiom Corp. CEO Scott Howe talks to Direct Marketing News about a host of issues concerning the publicly traded data mining firm, including its AboutTheData.com website and revelations about NSA spying.

Update: Acxiom 2Q Earnings Drop 40 Percent; Company Plans to Cut Costs

by Luke Jones and Lance Turner 11/6/2013 5:19 pm

Acxiom Corp. of Little Rock posts earnings of $9.86 million, down about 40 percent from the same time last year, and says it plans to cut its annual cost base "between $20 million and $30 million over the next 6 to 12 months."

Rod Ford's nGage Labs to Open Analytics Center in River Market

by Mark Carter and Lance Turner 10/11/2013 10:09 am

Gov. Mike Beebe and nGage Labs announced on Friday that the company will open an Analytics Innovation Center in the River Market District in downtown Little Rock.

Acxiom's AboutTheData.com: A Good First Step?

by Lance Turner 9/9/2013 1:57 pm

GigaOm, an online news source covering technology and media disruption, assesses Acxiom's move to open its data trove to the public, and wonders whether the whole thing's backfired.

Acxiom CEO Scott Howe Blogs at AboutTheData.com

by Lance Turner 9/8/2013 8:57 am

Acxiom Corp. CEO Scott Howe has started a blog on the company's AboutTheData.com, promising to "post regularly" and sharing what he's learned since opening Acxiom's trove of data to the public.

Here's What Acxiom Knows About Me

by Lance Turner 9/4/2013 7:29 am

Using Acxiom's AboutTheData.com site, I was able to find out what the data miner knows about me, my family, my income, my interests and more.

Acxiom to Unveil AboutTheData.com on Wednesday

by Lance Turner 9/3/2013 7:48 am

As we've reported, Acxiom Corp. of Little Rock is set to roll out a new website that will allow people to see what information the data mining company has collected about them.

Big Doings Coming Up For Acxiom

by Luke Jones 9/2/2013 12:00 am

Acxiom seems to be rolling toward some milestones in 2013, particularly with the promise of a service that will allow customers to look up the data Acxiom has collected on them.

Arkansas Ranked Twice in Forbes' Business List

by Luke Jones 8/9/2013 11:45 am

Forbes Magazine this week ranked two Arkansas regions on its list of "Best Places for Business and Careers."

Acxiom Data Search to Roll Out in Early September

by Luke Jones 8/6/2013 9:33 am

Keep an eye out, because Acxiom Corp. is getting closer and closer to releasing its service that will let consumers find out what the data miner has mined on them.

Acxiom 1Q Net Income Down 1 Percent

by Luke Jones 7/31/2013 3:13 pm

Acxiom Corp. of Little Rock reports first-quarter net income of $13.2 million, down 1 percent from the same quarter last year.

Former Acxiom Board Member Jeffrey Ubben Is Now Targeting Microsoft

by Lance Turner 7/23/2013 10:04 am

Jeffrey Ubben of ValueAct, an activist investor who once sat on the board of directors for Acxiom Corp. of Little Rock, has set his sights on a new target: Microsoft.

Internship Inspires 'The Hymn of Acxiom'

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/15/2013 12:00 am

We never thought that an artist could take a concept as esoteric as data mining and turn it into something hauntingly beautiful. But singer Vienna Teng of Ann Arbor, Mich., did just that.

Acxiom Personal Data Search Nearing Release

by Luke Jones 7/8/2013 12:00 am

Rumors have been rolling around about a service that will allow people to search Acxiom’s data vaults for information the Little Rock data miner has collected on them.

Forbes: Acxiom to Open Consumer Data Vault by Summer's End

by Lance Turner 6/27/2013 2:00 pm

Acxiom Corp. of Little Rock tells Forbes magazine that it will open its consumer data vaults around Labor Day, allowing people to see just what information the publicly traded data services firms has collected about them.

Charles Morgan Moves to Dismiss First Orion Lawsuit

by Luke Jones 6/24/2013 11:17 am

Former Acxiom CEO Charles Morgan has filed a motion to dismiss a suit that claims he and others used dishonest stock transactions to take over the parent company of Conway's PrivacyStar Inc.