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Cybercriminals are Targeting Law Firms’ Data. Here’s How to Protect It

Why are law firms becoming victims of cyberattacks? Law firms are easy targets as they have data regarding multiple companies, individuals and entities housed in a single database. In essence, […]

Higher Learning Commission OKs A-State Campus in Qatar

The campus is a partnership between A-State and the Global Studies Institute, a private education entity not associated with the Qatari government.

Arkansas Space Grant Consortium Awarded $100K for NASA Research

The Volocopter VoloCity urban air taxi, an electric aircraft featured at the UP.Summit in Bentonville in June 2022

The grant will fund a project aimed at helping to detect reliability concerns of electric aircraft and advanced air mobility vehicles.

Acxiom Names Courtney Keating as Chief Marketing Officer

Acxiom of Conway’s new chief marketing officer is Courtney Keating, a marketing veteran with more than two decades of experience.

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FR8relay Gets $100K Grant for Testing of Relay Trucking System

The pilot program aims to showcase the practical application and benefits of the company's technology in real-world logistics operations. read more >
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Simmons Bank Commits $1.25M to Southern Bancorp’s Minority Business Empowerment Program

The 12-week program aims to empower participants to seek funding to support their business operations, growth and scalability. read more >
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Will AI Replace Doctors Who Read X-Rays, or Just Make Them Better Than Ever?

For doctors who review scans to spot cancer and other diseases, however, AI has loomed for about a decade as more algorithms promise to improve accuracy, speed up work and, in some cases, take over entire parts of the job. read more >
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US Says Cyberattacks Against Water Supplies are Rising, and Utilities Need to do More to Stop Them

About 70% of utilities inspected by federal officials over the last year violated standards meant to prevent breaches or other intrusions. read more >
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The Cybersecurity Deadbolt: Protected Passwords (Chris Wright Commentary)

By following best practices and, most importantly, using a password manager when logging into our accounts at work and home, we can better protect ourselves from breaches and attacks. read more >
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Craighead County Businessman Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion

A Craighead County man who owned an information technology company pleaded guilty Tuesday to tax evasion for a tax loss of nearly $180,000.  Ronnie Lyn Drummond, 52, of Brookland, provided […] read more >
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Baptist Health Expands Partnership With Telehealth Firm Caregility

Since partnering on virtual care services with Caregility in 2021, telehealth session volume for Baptist Health has increased from roughly 1,000 virtual visits per quarter to more than 20,000. read more >
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Schools Turn to AI to Spot Guns as Companies Press Lawmakers for State Funds

When states allot millions of dollars for certain products, it often leaves less money for other important school safety efforts, such as electronic door locks, shatter-resistant windows, communication systems and security staff. read more >
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A Cyberattack Forces a Big US Health System to Divert Ambulances and Take Records Offline

The attack had the hallmarks of a ransomware, and Ascension said it had called in Mandiant, the Google cybersecurity unit that is a leading responder to such attacks. read more >
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Slow to Expand, Internet Casino Gambling is The Future of US Betting, Industry Execs Say

There is the ongoing debate in the industry over whether internet gambling cannibalizes physical casinos. Many in the industry have long said the two types of gambling complement each other. read more >
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Inuvo’s Q1 Revenue Surges 44%, but Gains Offset by Higher Expenses

Expenses increased nearly 41% in the period to $17.01 million, contributing to a net loss of $2.1 million. read more >
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Technology in Transportation: Navigating Challenges in Cybersecurity and Beyond

After going through the pandemic and experiencing significant shipping delays and product shortages, we are all more acutely aware of how transportation affects our lives. So, let’s take a closer look at how technology impacts the transportation and logistics industries. read more >
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Net Neutrality Restored as FCC Votes to Regulate Internet Providers

The move effectively reinstates a net neutrality order the commission first issued in 2015 during the Obama administration. In 2017, under then-President Donald Trump, the FCC repealed those rules. read more >
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Internet Providers Must Now Be More Transparent About Fees and Pricing, FCC Says

Much like nutritional labels on food products, “broadband labels” for internet packages will soon tell you just what is going into the pricing of your service, thanks to new rules adopted by the Federal Communications Commission. read more >
Kenny Gunderman
Technology / Public Companies

Uniti Announces $13.4B Deal to Reunite With Windstream

The combined company will be led Kenny Gunderman, Uniti’s current CEO, who said he's looking to build a "national fiber powerhouse." read more >
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Arkansas Lawmakers Approve New Restrictions on Cryptocurrency Mines After Backlash Over ’23 Law

The bills were among the few non-budget issues on the agenda for a legislative session lawmakers expect to wrap up Thursday. read more >
Jonathan Askins
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Former Arkansas CTO Jonathan Askins Joins C Spire

He was chair of the Governor's Cyber Security Advisory Council and vice chair of the Arkansas Data Transparency Commission.  read more >
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Staley Technologies Adds Martha Malek and Jay Arnold to Leadership Team

Malek was named CFO and Arnold was hired as vice president of national service. read more >
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Constance Meadors Named Director of Arkansas Space Grant Consortium

Meadors is the first African American and first woman space grant director for the state of Arkansas. read more >
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Through The Years: The 2020s (40 Years of Arkansas Business)

See highlights from Arkansas Business from 2020 until now. read more >