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Often, alarms on hack risks go unheeded

posted: 05/22/2017 2:39 a.m. Discuss

Misha Govshteyn and his colleagues at the cybersecurity startup Alert Logic dropped all their projects about a month ago, except for one they deemed a graver threat than the rest.

Asian funerals go green, high-tech

posted: 05/22/2017 2:38 a.m. Discuss

HONG KONG -- Death is inevitable, but it doesn't have to be bad for the environment.

Government tech positions tougher to fill in Trump era

posted: 05/22/2017 2:37 a.m. Discuss

Right after President Donald Trump took office, Mikey Dickerson traveled to Silicon Valley to make a pitch for the U.S. Digital Service, a program he'd run that's brought hundreds of technologists to Washington to improve the government's clunky computers and unsecured networks.

With social media, no platform one-size-fits-all, businesses find

posted: 05/22/2017 2:36 a.m. Discuss

NEW YORK -- When Snapchat went public this year, it was a reminder to many small-business owners that they need to be part of the social media revolution. But which network? Snapchat? Facebook? Instagram? All of the above?

ON COMPUTERS: Anti-malware program can also help thwart ransomware attacks

posted: 05/22/2017 2:35 a.m. Discuss

This comes up pretty regularly. A reader writes to ask if it's worth paying $70 a year for anti-virus protection, or should he use Windows' own built-in support? A large surge in so-called ransomware infections has exacerbated the problem.

For cameras, Subaru vetting Autoliv, Hitachi prototypes

posted: 05/22/2017 2:34 a.m. Discuss

Subaru Corp. is considering Autoliv Inc.'s stereo cameras for its driver-assist system as the Japanese automaker looks for options beyond a Hitachi Ltd. unit that has been a supplier for almost a decade, people with knowledge of the matter said.

Water park's wristband high tech

posted: 05/22/2017 2:33 a.m. Discuss

ORLANDO, Fla. -- There's no need to schlep around wallets or locker keys at Universal Orlando Resort's new water park opening later this month.

Bankruptcy watch

posted: 05/22/2017 2:33 a.m. Discuss

ALEXANDER Shiranda Latrice Anthony, 23 Penny Lane, May 16, 2017, Chapter 13.

Amazon pushes for EU grocery market

posted: 05/22/2017 2:32 a.m. Discuss

LONDON -- Amazon.com Inc. is laying the groundwork to bring its checkout-free grocery store Amazon Go to Europe, as the U.S. giant steps up its efforts to crack the $800 billion global market.

Business news in brief

posted: 05/22/2017 2:31 a.m. Discuss

Uber Freight launches on-demand app

State's tech giants nurtured burgeoning startups

posted: 05/21/2017 2:13 a.m. Discuss

It's difficult to find a technology company in central Arkansas that has not been touched by the region's original tech success stories: Acxiom Corp. and Systematics Inc.

Where Arkansas and Louisiana meet, economy trumps rivalries

posted: 05/21/2017 2:12 a.m. Discuss

MONTICELLO -- A rail line of only 90 miles would seem to be an apt metaphor for the tough times experienced over the past several decades by those in southeast Arkansas and northeast Louisiana.

Lugging icebergs dreamed in Dubai

posted: 05/21/2017 2:10 a.m. Discuss

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Where many see the crumbling polar ice caps as a distressing sign of global warming, a Dubai company sees them as a source of profit, and a way to offset the effects of climate change in the increasingly sweltering Persian Gulf.

Under Armour chief Plank adds distillery to Baltimore's skyline

posted: 05/21/2017 2:09 a.m. Discuss

BALTIMORE -- Rising high above the new Sagamore Spirit distillery in South Baltimore is a white water tower with three maroon diamonds on each side, a nod to the jockey silks of the thoroughbred farm that provides the spring water for the company's rye whiskey.

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS: Printer, apartment complex, store change hands; Little Rock port buys 2 tracts

updated: 05/22/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

The Watkins Co. of Little Rock sold its 12.7-acre site in the Otter Creek Industrial Park to Indian Bayou Farms LLC last month.

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