Technology Archive

10 Startups Chosen For Inaugural ICBA ThinkTECH Accelerator

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 1/10/2019 09:51 am

Ten startups have been selected to participate in the previously announced inaugural ICBA ThinkTECH Accelerator, sponsored by Independent Community Bankers of America and hosted by the Venture Center of Little Rock.

TeleComp of Bentonville Acquires Tulsa Firm

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/8/2019 09:26 am

TeleComp Holdings Inc. of Bentonville has acquired TeleGen Solutions of Tulsa. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed, but the deal closed on Dec. 17.

The Year in Executive Q&A: 2018

by Gwen Moritz 1/7/2019 12:00 am

We asked 51 Arkansas business leaders to weigh in on challenge and success throughout 2018.

Windstream Sells EarthLink Consumer Internet Business for $330M

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 1/2/2019 03:10 pm

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock sells the legacy EarthLink consumer internet business for $330 million in cash to Trive Capital, a Dallas-based private equity firm.

Expect 2019 to be Quiet in Congress — for Small Business

by Associated Press 1/2/2019 11:30 am

Small business issues often win bipartisan support on Capitol Hill, but given the divisions in the incoming 116th Congress, advocates for companies have low expectations.

SBS CyberSecurity Names COO

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/2/2019 10:48 am

SBS CyberSecurity of Little Rock has named George Schaefer its COO.

In the Workplace 2019: Data Security in the Workplace

by Daveante Jones 1/2/2019 09:26 am

Despite notable data breaches and the call for stronger data security in the past few years, individuals and companies alike continue to fall victim to hackers. Two industries that have found themselves continually in the crosshairs of hackers are the hospitality and financial services industries.

Wisper ISP Aims to Expand Rural Broadband in Midwest

by Associated Press 12/28/2018 06:45 am

An Illinois-based internet provider is planning to spur broadband development in rural areas across five states in the central U.S.

In the Workplace 2019: Surveillance in the Workplace

by Daveante Jones 12/26/2018 08:24 am

With the advancement and implementation of technology into almost every aspect of our lives, including our workday, surveillance in the workplace is at an all-time high. Here's what employers should keep in mind.

Top 10 Arkansas Business Stories That Defined 2018

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2018 12:00 am

These are the top 10 news stories that defined 2018 in Arkansas' business world.

Arkansas Business Year in Review: Best & Worst of 2018

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2018 12:00 am

High times and low moments were both enjoyed by Arkansas readers in 2018.

Best Quotes of 2018: 'What NYC and the Delta Have in Common'

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2018 12:00 am

They said it, we only quoted them. Here are some of the best things said in 201.

Doctors, Lawyers and Lauren James Big Online Draws in 2018

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 12/24/2018 12:00 am

A March 19 follow-up to a Whispers column item about the firing of CARTI'S highest-paid oncologist was the most-read story of the year on The Whisper item itself, which was published just hours earlier, was a close second.

Christmas 2018 by the Numbers

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2018 12:00 am

Holiday figures for the shopping season show slight bumps over last year.

Forming the Coaching Habit in 2019 (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

by Barry Goldberg 12/24/2018 12:00 am

Somewhere between telling your direct reports what to do and taking the action item yourself is the territory of the leader as coach.

Arkansas Business Year in Review: Notable Deaths in 2018

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2018 12:00 am

The notable Arkansans, former and current, who died in 2018 ranged from business owners to newspaper publishers to educators to philanthropists.

Windstream Sells $60.5M in Fiber Assets

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 12/18/2018 03:44 pm

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock has sold fiber in Minnesota and Nebraska to a pair of companies for a combined $60.5 million.

Big River, Big Gift: Osceola Steel Mill 'Keeps On Giving'

by Jan Cottingham 12/17/2018 12:00 am

Big River Steel, which sits on 1,300 acres not far from Osceola in Mississippi County, employs more than 500 workers at an average annual salary exceeding $75,000.

Dynamic Email: Automation With a Human Touch

by Kyle Massey 12/17/2018 12:00 am

Ritika Chakrabarty of marketing agency Stone Ward wants to make clients' email marketing more human, but here's her paradox: She uses artificial intelligence to do it.

Conway Corp. Promotes Myers, Van Pelt (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/17/2018 12:00 am

Eleise Myers moves from commercial sales account executive to business solutions sale engineer at Conway Corp. Tony Van Pelt is now director of safety and emergency management.