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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."

Wal-Mart unveils store changes

posted: 10/04/2015 3:39 a.m. Discuss

ROGERS -- An empty seafood case stopped Jane Ewing in her tracks during a recent Wal-Mart store visit.

Former cookie-maker gets taste of snack-mix market

posted: 10/04/2015 3:37 a.m. Discuss

Wicked Mix owner Brent Bumpers took the basic formula for another company's gourmet snack mix and is turning it into a business that is on track to rival or surpass the gourmet cookie company, Brent & Sam's, that he sold in 2008.

BUSINESS MATTERS: Rogers road projects drive commercial development surge

posted: 10/04/2015 3:35 a.m. Discuss

Drive around the Northwest Arkansas city of Rogers these days and two things will likely jump out at you.

Farmers taking steps to ward off avian flu

posted: 10/04/2015 3:34 a.m. Discuss

In Iowa, one of the largest U.S. egg processors has started to buy foreign supplies for the first time. Elsewhere in the Midwest, a free-range egg producer said it may build automatic equipment to scour vehicles accessing its 60 farms. And nationally, agricultural workers are being urged to get flu shots.





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