Tagged: acxiom corp.

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.

Elizabeth Caldwell Takes Lead for UAMS Communications

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/24/2013 12:00 am

As the director of news and communications, Elizabeth Caldwell will direct UAMS’ external communications, which entails overseeing news coverage, facilitating publicity about UAMS and working with the media. She will also help with strategic planning and executive communications.

Acxiom Sweetens Pot for Top Execs To Stick Around

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/24/2013 12:00 am

Acxiom reveals its top executives are getting plenty of financial incentives to stay with the company.

Acxiom Takes Notice of Website's Frequent Visitors

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/24/2013 12:00 am

Your Whispers staff regularly visits the websites of major companies in the state, and Acxiom is certainly one of those. Evidently, this was noticed by the company’s sales machine, because we received a personal email from the manager of Acxiom's sales development.

Even With Frequent Flier Miles, Jeff Standridge Feels at Home with Acxiom

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/17/2013 12:00 am

Jeff Standridge has spent a great deal of his time traveling the world as Acxiom’s vice president of global partners and development, and for the last two years has been running the company’s Latin American market in Brazil.