Tagged: Technology

‘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 >

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 >

Software Set to Aid Small Towns

Software Set to Aid Small Towns

Technology & Telecom

The Redpointe Group LLC of Russellville, a rare tech company with a pedigree of heavy construction, recently started offering new software built for municipalities with populations of less than 20,000. read more >

Ip3 Labs Hooks Up IoT Devices

Ip3 Labs Hooks Up IoT Devices

Technology & TelecomTransportation

Ip3 Labs of Little Rock began doing business in March as a mobile virtual network operator, meaning it connects “internet of things” (IoT) devices to the internet by accessing multiple cell service carriers at the same time through embedded SIM cards. read more >

UA Little Rock Programs Help Bring Tech to Market

UA Little Rock Programs Help Bring Tech to Market

Health CareTechnology & Telecom

Two programs based out of the same building on the University of Arkansas at Little Rock campus are helping transform research done in a lab into marketable technology that can generate dollars and jobs. read more >

Clean Room Boosts UA Little Rock in Biomedicine

Clean Room Boosts UA Little Rock in Biomedicine

Health CareTechnology & Telecom

A 160-SF clean room for biomanufacturing is set to open this quarter or next at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, spurred by NuShores Biosciences LLC opening one of its own in west Little Rock a few months back. read more >

Esports Gaming Center Opens in Fayetteville

Esports Gaming Center Opens in Fayetteville

Restaurants & FoodTechnology & Telecom

The Grid Esports, an online gaming center in the works for two years, held a soft opening on Oct. 1 in Fayetteville. A VIP opening event is set for 6-9 p.m. Thursday, and a grand opening is planned for Friday-Sunday. read more >

Conway Firm Gets Grant for Educational Platform

Conway Firm Gets Grant for Educational Platform

Technology & Telecom

Zuni Learning Tree of Conway recently received a $200,000 Small Business Innovation Research grant from the U.S. Department of Education to build a new feature for its namesake online educational platform. read more >

Labscoop of Little Rock Sells COVID-19 Supplies

Labscoop of Little Rock Sells COVID-19 Supplies

Health CareTechnology & Telecom

Labscoop — an online marketplace like Amazon, but for research, clinical and industrial labs in many industries — has been “hyper-focused” on helping hospitals and other organizations procure laboratory supplies they need to fight the spread of COVID-19. read more >

Virtual 'Bombing' in Zoom Meetings Preventable

Virtual 'Bombing' in Zoom Meetings Preventable

LegalTechnology & Telecom

For casual users, bombers are an inconvenience. For businesses holding more virtual meetings amid the pandemic, they could be alarming if company teams share confidential or proprietary information in meetings. read more >

Arkansas Ranks 48th in Working From Home

Arkansas Ranks 48th in Working From Home

Banking & FinanceHealth CareLegalTechnology & Telecom

Arkansas ranks 48th among the 50 states and the District of Columbia in terms of how easy it is to work from home, now that the coronavirus pandemic has forced many workers into that arrangement. read more >