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LR program gives startups a nudge along

posted: 05/30/2016 2:11 a.m. Discuss

Only hours before he was to make a presentation about his startup business, Greg Ellis decided to change the focus of the firm, Mortgage Peer Network.

Entrepreneurs drawn to drones

posted: 05/30/2016 2:10 a.m. Discuss

Over the past few years, drones have gone from being a contentious military tool for airstrikes to a far more mundane magnet for aerial hobbyists.

Startup helps make weekend at beach a vacation

posted: 05/30/2016 2:09 a.m. Discuss

PHILADELPHIA -- For many, vacations at the Jersey Shore bring back memories of the sun, surf, sand and sandwich-snatching seagulls.

Booming N.M. hub lacks only residents

posted: 05/30/2016 2:07 a.m. Discuss

SANTA TERESA, N.M. -- Trucks race along a winding road in the arid New Mexico desert. As they travel through Santa Teresa, a border-crossing port of entry and unincorporated town, they pass millions of square feet of warehouses that store steel coil, wind turbine blades and specialty glass.

TECH SPOTLIGHT: ZTE Spro 2 packs storage, wireless connectivity into portable projector

posted: 05/30/2016 2:06 a.m. Discuss

I've been in a period of transition lately, moving from one city to another, having to stay in a hotel in between.

ON COMPUTERS: Google Translate app helps users converse in 52 tongues

posted: 05/30/2016 2:05 a.m. Discuss

Google Translate is a free app for Android devices and iPhones that can now translate 52 languages, whether you are online or off.

Carmakers invest in ride-sharing firms

posted: 05/30/2016 2:04 a.m. Discuss

SAN FRANCISCO -- Automakers are putting the pedal to the metal with their investments into ride-hailing companies.

Group: Trump Tower kills birds, too

posted: 05/30/2016 2:02 a.m. Discuss

Donald Trump criticized the wind-power industry last week for killing birds. A far bigger threat, however, is real estate developers and their tall buildings.

Bankruptcy watch

posted: 05/30/2016 1:59 a.m. Discuss

ALEXANDER Donald Joe and Julie Anne Horton, 12100 County Line Road, May 20, 2016, Chapter 13.

Business news in brief

posted: 05/30/2016 1:59 a.m. Discuss

Artificial-reality startup: 2 stole secrets

Women few among Arkansas' high-paid execs

posted: 05/29/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 2

Only a few women in the executive suites of Arkansas' largest public companies can say they are among their firms' top earners.

BUSINESS MATTERS: Owner of Little Rock's new 1836 Club says it fills privacy void for members

posted: 05/29/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 7

Mark Camp's search for an executive chef at Little Rock's recently opened 1836 Club further confirmed his belief that the town was lacking an appropriately private place for politicians and business people to meet.

BUSINESS PEOPLE: Latest promotions and hires around the state

posted: 05/29/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

ACCOUNTING - BKD announced the promotion of Keith Lindsey to senior manager. Kyle Elmore has been promoted to senior manager. Gary Edwards was named partner.

Mood festive at Wal-Mart before event

updated: 05/29/2016 2:36 a.m. Comments 2

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. executives say there is plenty to celebrate this week as thousands of shareholders and employees from around the world arrive in Northwest Arkansas for the retailer's elaborate and star-studded business party.

Beef prices lower in time for grilling season

posted: 05/29/2016 2:34 a.m. Discuss

Consumers can expect cheaper burgers and lower prices for other meat this weekend and throughout grilling season, the most important time for the meat industry, as high supply pushes down prices at grocery stores and restaurants.




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