Tagged: Technology

Mycelium Builds New Network for IoT

Mycelium Builds New Network for IoT

Technology & Telecom

An 18-month-old Fayetteville company is building a blockchain-based network to operate Internet of Things devices, and it’s paying people and businesses to help. read more >

Health Tech Projects Up for Federal Funding

Health Tech Projects Up for Federal Funding

Health CareTechnology & Telecom

Two projects that could receive some of a $75 million grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration would give a booster shot to health care technology in Arkansas. read more >

Broadband Efforts to Get $100M Boost

Broadband Efforts to Get $100M Boost

Technology & Telecom

The state will receive $100 million in federal funding “right off the bat” for broadband deployment through the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act that President Joe Biden signed on Nov. 15. read more >

Zenwork to Expand Workforce

Zenwork to Expand Workforce

Technology & Telecom

Software firm Zenwork of Fayetteville will use part of the $163 million investment it received last month from Spectrum Equity of Boston and San Francisco to fuel a hiring spree. read more >

Tech Firm, Nonprofit Build Talent Pipeline

Tech Firm, Nonprofit Build Talent Pipeline

Technology & Telecom

What do North Little Rock’s First Orion and the nonprofit Forge Institute in Little Rock have in common? They’re both building the tech talent pipeline in Arkansas, albeit differently. read more >

UA Little Rock Building Cybersecurity Pipeline

UA Little Rock Building Cybersecurity Pipeline

Technology & Telecom

Thanks to a $750,000 grant awarded earlier this month, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock will be one of the first institutions in the country to offer graduate certificates in cybersecurity education to high school teachers. read more >

Teslar Simplifying SBA Loans

Teslar Simplifying SBA Loans

Banking & FinanceTechnology & Telecom

Teslar Software of Springdale provided the software used to process more than 1.3 million — more than one-fifth — of the Paycheck Protection Program loan applications that received funding this year. read more >

‘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 >