Tagged: Technology

‘Friendly’ Fintech BankLabs Helps With Lending

‘Friendly’ Fintech BankLabs Helps With Lending

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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 >

Noted Chemical Investor Joins Standard Lithium Board

Noted Chemical Investor Joins Standard Lithium Board

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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. read more >

Leadership Academy to Feature Sam's Club Exec, UA Athletics Director

Leadership Academy to Feature Sam's Club Exec, UA Athletics Director

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Megan Crozier, chief merchant for Sam's Club, and University of Arkansas Vice Chancellor for Athletics Hunter Yurachek are among the featured speakers for the fall Arkansas Business Executive Leadership Academy in Bentonville. read more >

Cryptocurrency Market Gaining Acceptance

Cryptocurrency Market Gaining Acceptance

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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. 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

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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 >