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ON COMPUTERS: Windows 10 makes it quick and easy to back up your important files

posted: 10/24/2016 2 a.m. Discuss

To be sure your important files are automatically backed up, turn on a feature in Windows 10. This is pretty handy and here's how to get it.

Dating apps courting paid users

posted: 10/24/2016 1:59 a.m. Discuss

"The sight of lovers feedeth those in love," William Shakespeare argued in a 16th century love story. Never have those sights been more common than 417 years later, when visions of potential adoration can be swiped at breakneck speed on any smartphone.

EBay tests shopping bot on Messenger app

posted: 10/24/2016 1:58 a.m. Discuss

EBay Inc. is testing a personalized shopping assistant called ShopBot on Facebook Inc.'s Messenger application, hoping to win more of the social network operators' 1 billion users as customers by making it easier to find items to buy.

Apple out to stake claim to smart-home market

posted: 10/24/2016 1:58 a.m. Discuss

In a darkened master bedroom, David Kaiserman stood in shirtsleeves next to a turned-down king bed. "Good morning, Siri," he said to the iPad in his hand, and the lights went on while the blackout shades retracted.

London English test rule includes Uber

posted: 10/24/2016 1:57 a.m. Discuss

Ratcheting up a battle with Uber Technologies Inc., London's government transportation agency is requiring drivers to meet an English-language requirement in order to hold a private-hire taxi license.

Bankruptcy watch

posted: 10/24/2016 1:55 a.m. Discuss

ALEXANDER Belinda Hart, 12124 Loganberry Drive, Oct. 17, 2016, Chapter 13.

Business news in brief

posted: 10/24/2016 1:55 a.m. Discuss

SolarCity makes offer to Airbnb hosts

BUSINESS PEOPLE: Latest promotions, hires from Arkansas companies, groups

posted: 10/23/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Molly Morrison joined Mangan Holcomb Partners as creative copywriter and editor.

AT&T to pay $85B for Time Warner

updated: 10/23/2016 3:55 a.m. Discuss

AT&T is buying Time Warner, the owner of the Warner Bros. movie studio as well as HBO and CNN, for $85.4 billion, the companies said Saturday in a statement.

For jobs hunt, state hires its man in Berlin

posted: 10/23/2016 2:27 a.m. Discuss

BERLIN -- At any moment, Cornelius Schnitzler could get a call.

Students at top of class if shoe fits

posted: 10/23/2016 2:26 a.m. Discuss

CENTERVILLE -- There is no horseshoe pit to be found at the Arkansas Horseshoeing School, but there is a host of friendly dogs and a corps of students eager to make a horse's life a lot easier and healthier.

UA's McMillon lab fosters innovation

posted: 10/23/2016 2:25 a.m. Discuss

FAYETTEVILLE -- The shopping cart of the future has found a temporary home in a former convenience store attached to a parking garage at the University of Arkansas.

P.A.M. prides itself on Mexico inroads

posted: 10/23/2016 2:23 a.m. Discuss

Many Arkansas trucking companies include service in and out of Mexico in their portfolios, but P.A.M. Transportation Services Inc. in Tontitown has worked to make it a featured specialty.

BUSINESS MATTERS: State, LR leaders tickled to host gathering of influential site selectors

posted: 10/23/2016 2:23 a.m. Discuss

As it turns out, site selectors pick a conference site for themselves using the same sort of criteria they apply to their daily work.

Restaurants discover pork belly

posted: 10/23/2016 2:22 a.m. Discuss

Pork belly is offered at Tru in Chicago, presented on a wooden plate with pickled kohlrabi, enoki mushrooms, microparsley and a touch of espelette pepper from Spain. The dish is part of an eight-course, $158 tasting menu.




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