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Tech Spotlight: Apps make it fun to keep your eye on the sky

posted: 08/31/2015 2:33 a.m. Discuss

Ever look up at the sky and wonder what's up there? I happen to have a couple of apps that can answer that question, and in some very cool ways.

On Computers: Windows 10 search bar finds stuff lost in transition

posted: 08/31/2015 2:31 a.m. Discuss

A reader told us he was glad he installed the free Windows 10. Then his digital world crashed. He couldn't find Picasa, the program he uses for editing his family photos. He asked us to organize a search party. Here's what the posse found:

Bankruptcy watch

posted: 08/31/2015 2:25 a.m. Discuss

More than 170 bankruptcies were reported around Arkansas during the most recent filing period.

Northwest Arkansas: On the Agenda

posted: 08/31/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

Today, 1:30-3 p.m. — Arkansas adult education classes, Goodwill Career Center, 1001 S. Mt. Olive St., Siloam Springs.

Stink bugs, other pests appearing in large numbers of crops

posted: 08/30/2015 10:39 a.m. Comment 1

PINE TREE, Ark. — Farmers should expect to see an unusually dense wave of insect and pest populations in crops across the state.

NW banking is mixed bag, analysis finds

posted: 08/30/2015 3:15 a.m. Comment 1

Depending on what criteria are used, the Northwest Arkansas metropolitan area has one of the most -- or least -- competitive banking markets in the country.

Low oil prices will linger longer

posted: 08/30/2015 3:13 a.m. Comment 1

When crude prices first plummeted last year in the face of a global oil glut, OPEC had one response: Keep pumping oil.

Walther Arms designs .45-caliber ACP gun

posted: 08/30/2015 3:06 a.m. Discuss

Famous for making the pistols carried by British secret agent James Bond, German gun-maker Walther is releasing its PPQ handgun chambered in the American .45-caliber ACP cartridge.

Business Matters: Like its patients, Pediatrics Plus set to keep growing with plans in NLR

posted: 08/30/2015 3:03 a.m. Discuss

Amy Denton doesn't want this to come off the wrong way.

NWA Business news in brief: Workplace firm holds grand opening

posted: 08/30/2015 3:02 a.m. Discuss

Bentonville Workplace at 900 S.E. Fifth St., Suite 22, offers private offices, virtual office services and conference room rentals to businesses of all sizes. The company started accepting business users in June and celebrated its grand opening last week.

Iron market lays an egg, so miner sells them

posted: 08/30/2015 3:01 a.m. Discuss

The iron-ore business is so lousy that one Canadian mining company is shelving its biggest project and starting a new venture: selling Australian eggs to China.

Job market trends speak well for translators

posted: 08/30/2015 2:59 a.m. Discuss

When Dawn Taylor, 37, a doctoral candidate at Pennsylvania State University, started her part-time translation business in February 2013, she earned $15,000 that year.

Business People

posted: 08/30/2015 2:59 a.m. Discuss

Norm DeBriyn has been selected as the interim executive director of the Razorback Foundation.

Real Estate Transactions

posted: 08/30/2015 2:30 a.m. Discuss

Pulaski County real estate transactions of $150,000 or more, deeds records 07/27/2015 through 07/31/2015:

Building Permits

posted: 08/30/2015 2:30 a.m. Discuss

Building permits for the Little Rock metro area, projects valued at $75,000 or more:




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