Technology


Innovation Council Summit: Working Together A Must
Dr. Richard Brown, dean of the College of Engineer at the Univeristy of Utah, speaks Tuesday during a panel at the first-ever Arkansas Innovation Council Summit in the Robinson Center's ballroom in Little Rock.

Innovation Council Summit: Working Together A Must

by Sarah Campbell-Miller – 2 months ago

Arkansas can become a leader in the knowledge-based economy if its state government, industries and educators work together to develop a workforce attractive to innovators.

Uniti Group to Sell Its Towers in Latin America

Uniti Group to Sell Its Towers in Latin America
2 months ago

Uniti Group Inc. of Little Rock says it will sell its business in Latin America to a company controlled by Phoenix Tower International of Boca Raton, Florida, for cash consideration of $100 million.

Hit with $310M Judgment, Windstream Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Hit with $310M Judgment, Windstream Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
2 months ago

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock files Chapter 11 bankruptcy, less than two weeks after a judge found that the 2015 spinoff of its fiber and copper assets ran afoul of bond covenants, exposing the company to a $310 million judgment.


Arkansas Business to Honor 2019 40 Under 40 Class

Arkansas Business to Honor 2019 40 Under 40 Class

Banking & FinanceHealth CareLegalRestaurants & FoodTechnology & TelecomTransportation

Arkansas Business will once again honor the state's outstanding young professionals at a luncheon for its 40 Under 40 class. You can order tickets here. read more >

NanoMech Files for Chapter 11 Reorganization

NanoMech Files for Chapter 11 Reorganization

LegalTechnology & Telecom

The Springdale nanotechnology firm estimates both its debts and its assets as between $10 million and $50 million. Documents say the company has struggled through continual losses from operations together with slow revenue growth. read more >

Central Arkansas Average Weekly Earnings on Rise

Central Arkansas Average Weekly Earnings on Rise

Banking & FinanceHealth CareLegalRestaurants & FoodTechnology & TelecomTransportation

Private-sector workers in the Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway metropolitan statistical area earned an average of $861.50 each week as of February 2019. read more >

Community Bankers Tap Accelerator for New Tech

Community Bankers Tap Accelerator for New Tech This article is available only in print.

Banking & FinanceTechnology & TelecomCover Story

Community banks lack the financial and human capital of their larger counterparts to invest in research and development, but they need new technologies all the same. Partnerships with financial technology startups are a practical way to address this need, four of the state's community bankers told Arkansas Business. read more >

UA's CBER to Host Quarterly Business Analysis on May 16

UA's CBER to Host Quarterly Business Analysis on May 16

Banking & FinanceHealth CareRestaurants & FoodTechnology & TelecomTransportation

The Center for Business and Economic Research at the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas will present its regular Quarterly Business Analysis on May 16 in Fayetteville. read more >

Tempus Realty Savors Home-Run Investment

Tempus Realty Savors Home-Run Investment

Technology & Telecom

After putting together a portfolio of 14 commercial properties during the past three years, Little Rock's Tempus Realty Partners cashed out of its first deal. The transaction was a doozy. read more >

Windstream Wants Kirkland & Ellis to Handle Bankruptcy

Windstream Wants Kirkland & Ellis to Handle Bankruptcy

LegalTechnology & TelecomWhispers

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock has asked a judge in U.S. Bankruptcy Court's Southern District of New York to approve hiring the law firm Kirkland & Ellis LLP of New York and Kirkland & Ellis International LLP to handle the telecom's Chapter 11 reorganization. read more >

PRSA Puts LR Firms in Silver Lineup

PRSA Puts LR Firms in Silver Lineup

Banking & FinanceTechnology & TelecomOuttakes

Mike Sells of the Sells Agency pointed out that three Little Rock firms are among 92 nationwide finalists for Silver Anvil Awards from the Public Relations Society of America. read more >

Looking On the Bright Side (Editorial)

Looking On the Bright Side (Editorial)

Health CareTechnology & TelecomOpinion

Those in positions of authority are sometimes advised to praise the behaviors they want to see more often. To that end, as voters we aim to please. read more >

UA Redesigning MBA Program on Quest to Be Best

UA Redesigning MBA Program on Quest to Be Best

Banking & FinanceHealth CareTechnology & TelecomTransportationBusiness List

The University of Arkansas slipped from first to fifth place on this year's list of the state largest MBA programs after temporarily halting admissions to finish redesigning its full-time Master of Business Administration program. read more >

Hot Jobs: Solar Ranked as Fastest-Growing Occupation

Hot Jobs: Solar Ranked as Fastest-Growing Occupation

Banking & FinanceHealth CareLegalRestaurants & FoodTechnology & TelecomTransportation

Renewable energy and health care top the list of the fastest-growing jobs in the United States in 2016-26, as predicted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. read more >

Venture Center, ICBA Mark End of First ThinkTECH Accelerator

Venture Center, ICBA Mark End of First ThinkTECH Accelerator

Banking & FinanceTechnology & Telecom

An audience of prospective investors and bankers gather in North Little Rock to mark the end of the inaugural ICBA ThinkTECH Accelerator, sponsored by the Independent Community Bankers of America and hosted by the nonprofit Venture Center of Little Rock. read more >