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'Zillionaire' Screed Has Arkansas Connection

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/21/2014 12:00 am

An open letter that Nick Hanauer wrote to “My Fellow Zillionaires” was getting a lot of attention in Politico a couple of weeks ago, especially from political liberals delighted to see a rich guy making a self-serving case for higher minimum wage and a healthier middle class.

Big Tech Firms Lash Out at Government Snooping

by Associated Press 12/10/2013 3:03 pm

Silicon Valley is escalating pressure on President Barack Obama to curb the U.S. government surveillance programs that vacuum personal information off the Internet and threaten thetechnology industry's financial livelihood.

UCA Team Headed to Russia for Microsoft Imagine Cup Finals

by Mark Carter 7/2/2013 4:50 pm

An ongoing research project at the University of Central Arkansas could turn into a big deal on the international business stage later this month.

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.

Wal-Mart at 50: A Not-So-Short History Of the World’s Largest Retailer

by Eric Francis 7/2/2012 12:00 am

The lessons Sam Walton learned during those early, successful years of Wal-Mart allowed him to build the most successful retail chain in history. And just like the times that he took his planes up to search for potential Wal-Mart sites, it was Mr. Sam himself who was behind the stick, deciding which direction to go.