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Acxiom Asks Gov. Hutchinson to Veto HB1228

by Sean Beherec 3/30/2015 4:52 pm

Acxiom Corp. of Little Rock on Monday asked the governor to veto the measure, calling it "discriminatory."

Apple CEO Tim Cook Calls 'Religious Objection' Laws Dangerous

by Associated Press 3/30/2015 8:13 am

Apple CEO Tim Cook said that so-called "religious objection" legislation being introduced in a number of states is dangerous and bad for business.

Apple CEO Tim Cook Joins in Chorus Against Religious Protection Bill

by Lance Turner 3/27/2015 1:59 pm

Arkansas is starting to hear from civil rights leaders and the CEOs if prominent tech firms about HB1228, a religious protection bill that was approved in the state Senate this afternoon and now heads back to the House.

Consumers Demand Video (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

by Craig Douglass 3/2/2015 12:00 am

Consumers unite! Wait. They are united. At least when it comes to video as part of the consumer experience. In fact, they demand the information conveyed through embedded visual technologies when making preference or purchase decisions.

Apple CEO Tim Cook Donating to Gay Rights Campaign in Arkansas, Alabama, Mississippi

by Associated Press 12/18/2014 11:41 am

Apple chief executive Tim Cook, the first openly gay CEO of a Fortune 500 company, is donating money to help fund a gay rights initiative in his native Alabama and two other Southern states, organizers said Thursday.

Apple Car: A Ripening Idea (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

by Craig Douglass 4/7/2014 12:00 am

The Tesla Model S electric car costs $70,000. The Apple iPhone 5s costs from $199 to $399, depending on the gigabyte storage. But they both use lithium-ion batteries. And that may be the common denominator linking the two companies.

Wal-Mart 28th on 'Admired Companies' List

by Lance Turner 2/27/2014 9:38 am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville is ranked 28th on Fortune magazine's annual list of the country's "most admired companies."

Obama Asks CEOs From Wal-Mart, Apple, Others for Help Hiring Long-Term Jobless

by Associated Press 1/31/2014 11:00 am

President Barack Obama is asking major corporations for their help in putting the long-term unemployed back to work. CEOs from companies like Apple, Wal-Mart, Visa and Boeing are heading to the White House on Friday to deliver commitments to do their part.

Wal-Mart to Launch Smartphone Trade-In Program

by Associated Press 9/10/2013 4:41 pm

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is launching a smartphone trade-in program later this month that will help consumers trade up to the newest phones available.

Cutting the Cable: One Way Pay TV Operators Are Discouraging Disruption

by Lance Turner 11/13/2012 1:34 pm

The Wall Street Journal brings us aspiring cable TV "cord-cutters" all back down to Earth with news of what many suspected would happen soon anyway.

How Competitors Are Responding to Wal-Mart's New Black Friday Plans

by Lance Turner 11/8/2012 10:09 am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville is upping the ante on the holiday shopping season, planning to open its doors open at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, two hours earlier than a year ago. So how are competitors responding?