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United States, 11 Pacific Rim countries reach trade deal

posted: 10/05/2015 11:11 a.m. Discuss

WASHINGTON — The United States and 11 other Pacific Rim countries have agreed to a trade pact that cuts trade barriers, sets labor and environmental standards and protects multinational corporations' intellectual property.

Banking giant cuts down on drive-up lanes in Arkansas

posted: 10/05/2015 5:45 a.m. Comment 1

Bank of America has been closing the drive-thru lanes at some of its 23 branches in Arkansas, a bank spokesman said last week.

State incentives lure data centers

posted: 10/05/2015 2:29 a.m. Discuss

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The former limestone mine seemed perfect for a large computer data center. The air was cool. The rock walls provided a defense against natural disasters. And the tunnels bored into a Kansas City hillside had access to abundant electricity and fiber-optic cables.

Scientists find way to shrink transistors, speed up processors

posted: 10/05/2015 2:27 a.m. Discuss

In the semiconductor business, it is called the "red brick wall" -- the limit of the industry's ability to shrink transistors beyond a certain size.

India next frontier for tech companies

updated: 10/05/2015 2:25 a.m. Discuss

BANGALORE, India -- U.S. technology companies desperately want to win over people like Rakesh Padachuri and his family.

TECH SPOTLIGHT: Home electronics can be controlled with app

posted: 10/05/2015 2:23 a.m. Discuss

The days are getting shorter and my workdays seem to be getting longer. It usually means I come into a dark house at the end of the day.

ON COMPUTERS: Basic Kindles trump iPad when reading in the sun

posted: 10/05/2015 2:23 a.m. Discuss

A reader wrote to say his wife has a Kindle and loves reading outdoors. His iPad cost hundreds of dollars more but he can't read it in sunlight. "Not fair!" he said. "My wife grins at me as I struggle."

Firm's themed bars mine LA's rich past

posted: 10/05/2015 2:21 a.m. Discuss

LOS ANGELES -- Bobby Green and his business partners -- clothing manufacturers Dmitry Liberman and Dimitri Komarov -- have a knack for opening bars in under-the-radar neighborhoods on the brink of gentrification.

Self-driving taxis to be tested in Japan

posted: 10/05/2015 2:19 a.m. Discuss

Japan will allow tests of self-driving taxis on public roads with passengers next year as the country readies itself to showcase the technology by the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Bankruptcy watch

posted: 10/05/2015 2:18 a.m. Discuss

ALEXANDER Ashley N. Dunlap, 1416 Pamela Way, Sept. 30, 2015, Chapter 7. Dion E. Baker, 14702 Parkway Circle, Sept. 25, 2015, Chapter 13.

Business news in brief

posted: 10/05/2015 2:17 a.m. Discuss

FDA OKs drug for advanced lung cancer

Newly paved road now a rough ride

posted: 10/05/2015 1:02 a.m. Comment 1

Six months after an important artery serving the Lonoke County School District was repaved, a four-block section of it is falling apart to the point of blocking buses and vehicles of parents and students who were supposed to be using it.

UA joins wave on sports suites

updated: 10/04/2015 5:27 a.m. Comment 1

The University of Arkansas athletic department doesn't have an official waiting list for businesses or individuals wanting to lease some of the 133 suites in Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium on the Fayetteville campus.

Drug-free poultry profits slim

posted: 10/04/2015 3:43 a.m. Discuss

Poultry raised without the routine use of antibiotics has gone mainstream, but small-scale farmers who have raised antibiotic-free birds for years aren't seeing the profits.

VW's troubles put chill in city carmaker built

posted: 10/04/2015 3:42 a.m. Discuss

WOLFSBURG, Germany -- Wolfsburg is the town that Volkswagen built -- literally put on the map in 1938 by the Nazis in pursuit of their dream of a "People's Car."




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