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Arkansas Bioinformatics Consortium Scheduled for Feb. 26 – 27 in NLR

The Arkansas Bioinformatics Consortium is scheduled for Feb. 26 - 27 in North Little Rock. read more >
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EPA Awards Envirotech $8M for Electric School Buses

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded Envirotech Vehicles, Inc. more than $8M for 25 electric school buses. read more >
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Canoo Delivers Three EVs to State of Oklahoma

Canoo Inc. delivers three electric vehicles to the State of Oklahoma. They're the first commercial vehicles to be made in the state since 2005. read more >
One of Canoo's all-electric multi-purpose delivery vehicles, which the company announced in December 2020. It said the vehicle would start at about $33,000.
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Canoo Acquires Discounted Equipment to Increase Vehicle Assembly in OKC Plant

Canoo Inc. has purchased equipment at a discounted price to scale up its assembly of electric vehicles in its Oklahoma City manufacturing facility. read more >
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Zenwork Launches AI-Driven Tax Assist Program

Zenwork of Fayetteville has launched a new tax preparation service for businesses that is driven by generative artificial intelligence. read more >
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Startup Junkie Partners with Korean Startups for the 2024 Consumer Electronics Show

Startup Junkie of Fayetteville is collaborating with the South Korean Trade-Investment Promotion Agency during the upcoming 2024 Consumer Electronics Show, scheduled to start this week, in Las Vegas, Nevada. read more >
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New Program Seeks to Bring International Tech Talent to Central Arkansas

AR Tech Launch will help tech entrepreneurs in other countries obtain work visas and relocate to the Little Rock area to build their business. read more >
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NIH Awards UAMS Researcher $1.8M to Study Key Cell Processes in Energy Production

UAMS researcher Huiliang Zhang will use the National Institutes of Health funding to study proton leak, a process within the body that affects metabolism and energy. read more >
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Windstream Announces New Execs for Wholesale, Enterprise Businesses

Windstream Inc. of Little Rock announced Joe Scattareggia is the new president of Windstream Wholesale. Mike Flannery will take over as president of Windstream Enterprise. read more >
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21st Century Tech Skills (Lance Turner Editor’s Note)

Shorter College is working hard to help Arkansas employers find workers skilled in technology. read more >
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Into the Future (Gwen Moritz Commentary)

Predicting the future may be as simple as recognizing typical patterns. read more >
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Bitcoin Miner Wins a Round In DeWitt, but Fight Goes On

Locals in Dewitt are rallying opposition to the noisy bitcoin facility, even after Jones Digital LLC won a preliminary court ruling. read more >

Ritter Communications Names Victor Esposito Chief Technical Officer

Esposito succeeds Greg Sunderwood, who retired this month after 11 years with Ritter Communications. read more >
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US Army Funds UA Little Rock Project to Combat Social Media Manipulation

A $5 million grant will help professor Nitin Agarwal evaluate and develop methods to defend against "emerging cognitive threats" in cyberspace. read more >
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First Be Curious, Then Be Judgmental (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

Curiosity and judgment are important in the decision-making process. read more >
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DeWitt Bitcoin Mine Gets Court Victory as Judge Strikes Noise Ordinance

Jones Digital LLC, the digital asset mining company building a controversial facility outside DeWitt, won a federal judge’s ruling that halts Arkansas County from enforcing a noise limit approved last […] read more >
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‘Please Regulate AI:’ Artists Push for US Copyright Reforms but Tech Industry Says Not So Fast

Country singers, romance novelists, video game artists and voice actors are appealing to the U.S. government for relief — as soon as possible — from the threat that artificial intelligence poses to their livelihoods. read more >
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The Worker Shortfall (Lance Turner Editor’s Note)

Arkansas is facing a “most severe” worker shortage but has an opportunity to reverse course. read more >
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Canoo Q3 Results Show Narrowed Losses, More Cash on Hand

Electric-vehicle maker Canoo Inc. reports a third-quarter loss of $112 million, an improvement from the $117 million loss it reported in the same quarter last year. read more >

Opening a New Hub for Arkansas Virtual Academy with Head of Schools Amy Johnson

Johnson has been head of schools at Arkansas Virtual Academy since 2018. read more >