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Cryptocurrency Market Gaining Acceptance
Ted Clouser, executive vice president of PCA Technology Solutions of Little Rock, says the billionaire Elon Musk has been spreading awareness of cryptocurrency.

Cryptocurrency Market Gaining Acceptance

by Sarah Campbell-Miller – 1 week ago

More businesses around the world are accepting cryptocurrency — or digital money — as payment, more people are using ATMs that dispense one of its best-known forms, and more of those people are baby boomers.

Noted Chemical Investor Joins Standard Lithium Board

Noted Chemical Investor Joins Standard Lithium Board
7 days ago

Standard Lithium Ltd., the Canadian firm testing a promising new method of making high-quality battery ingredients from south Arkansas' underground brine fields, adds veteran chemical-industry expert and investor Volker Berl as an independent director.


‘Friendly' Fintech BankLabs Helps With Lending

‘Friendly' Fintech BankLabs Helps With Lending

Banking & FinanceTechnology & Telecom

BankLabs of Little Rock will graduate from this year's FIS Fintech Accelerator in August as it adds employees and works on a new software product designed to automate agricultural lending for banks. read more >

Walmart Reigns in Net Income, Executive Pay

Walmart Reigns in Net Income, Executive Pay

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Walmart Inc. rules Arkansas Business' annual lists of the state's public companies and how much their executives are paid, and it's hard to imagine a time when that won't be true — especially as the lists get shorter. read more >

Arkansas Q1 GDP Rises 6.9%

Arkansas Q1 GDP Rises 6.9%

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Real gross domestic product rose in all 50 states and the District of Columbia in the first quarter of 2021. read more >

Tracing the Power Lines Behind Amazon Solar

Tracing the Power Lines Behind Amazon Solar

Technology & Telecom

While Amazon says it's becoming the world's largest corporate buyer of renewable energy, details in part of its plan involving solar projects in east Arkansas are about as clear as a dense Delta fog. read more >

Digital Divide Affects City Folks, Too

Digital Divide Affects City Folks, Too

Technology & Telecom

As the state rushes to address the digital divide separating urban and rural Arkansans by using federal dollars for broadband infrastructure projects, another digital divide exists within urban communities. read more >

Inventor of Breast Cancer Screening Promoted

Inventor of Breast Cancer Screening Promoted

Health CareTechnology & Telecom

Anna Daily, who invented a breast cancer screening that analyzes teardrops, has been promoted to vice president of product development and innovation at Namida Lab Inc. of Fayetteville. read more >

Governor Forms Cyber Advisory Council

Governor Forms Cyber Advisory Council

Technology & Telecom

Gov. Asa Hutchinson names the Arkansas Cyber Advisory Council to identify and manage the risk of cyberattacks and enhance the response to those threats for the state. read more >

2020 Brought Feast, Famine to Private Companies

2020 Brought Feast, Famine to Private Companies

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Data collected for this week's list of private companies illustrated the uneven and sometimes counterintuitive impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on various industries. read more >

Walmart Invests in Drone Company

Walmart Invests in Drone Company

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Walmart Inc. announced Thursday that it has invested in DroneUp, a nationwide drone services provider it partnered with last year, but did not disclose the investment amount. read more >