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Thursday, July 24, 2014

  • Posted at 10:58 AM
    Today, Craig Harper, EVP of Operations, J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. signed a new Statement of Support with the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR). A similar pledge was signed in 2008. The ceremony to commemorate the event occurred at J.B. Hunt’s headquarters in Lowell, ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Consistent with its commitment to enhancing enrollment options for both employers and employees -- and to making the enrollment process easier -- Transamerica Employee Benefits (www.transamericaemployeebenefits.com) will utilize the innovative technology of a leading, cloud-based provider of benefits administration, exchange, payroll, and HRIS solutions to employers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140708/125366 Transamerica's TransApp® enrollment system now offers complete integration with PlanSource (www.plansource.com). Using a streamlined enrollment process and PlanSource's easy-to-use enrollment technology, employers can offer their employees insurance products from Transamerica Life Insurance Company and its ... read more

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

  • SEAS Education Announces Availability of DocNow for iPad --- MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark., July 23, 2014
    Posted at 9:09 AM
    SEAS Education, the nation's leading education plan management company, today announced the availability of Metova's DocNow to all SEAS customers. DocNow for iPad enables therapists to manage caseloads on-the-go by easily documenting individual or group therapy sessions. DocNow is also now compatible with SEAS DSCtop, allowing users to record notes using either program, which are then automatically translated for other therapists, parent meetings or Medicaid audits. "SEAS Education is dedicated to providing teachers and therapists with easy-to-use tools that simplify the ... read more

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

  • Posted at 5:15 AM
    Leading personal finance websiteGOBankingRates highlights its client Arvest Bank for offering new and existing customers the chance to affordably finance summer fun this July. Arvest Bank's Summer Loan Sale gives Fayetteville residents the cash they need to fund vacations, buy new cars or purchase jet skis to beat the heat. A summer loan can be obtained for $5,000 to $150,000* until July 31, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130926/LA86996LOGO Find how much your payment will be by using the payment calculator "Most consumers are quick to put ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Vivione Biosciences Inc. (“Vivione”) (TSXV:VBI), through its wholly owned subsidiary Vivione Biosciences, LLC, is proud to announce that it has received AOAC (Association of Analytical Communities) certification for its E. coli O157 and Non O157 STEC diagnostic tests for the RAPID-B platform. This is Vivione’s first ... read more

Monday, July 21, 2014

  • Posted at 1:05 PM
    Acxiom® Corporation (Nasdaq: ACXM) expects to issue its fiscal year 2015 first quarter earnings release on Monday, August 4, after the financial markets close. A conference call will be held at 3:30 p.m. CDT the same day to discuss the results. ... read more

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Monday, July 14, 2014

  • uBreakiFix Opens First Arkansas Location in Little Rock --- LITTLE ROCK, Ark., July 14, 2014
    Posted at 2:00 PM
    Finally, Little Rock, Arkansas has been saved from the stress of a broken smartphone, tablet, or gaming device. uBreakiFix Little Rock has planted roots in the great state of Arkansas, providing industry-leading repair for all of your broken gadget needs. Located in the Pleasant Ridge Town Center off of Cantrell Road, uBreakiFix Little Rock offers free diagnostic services and while-you-wait repair. "uBreakiFix is one of the fastest growing private companies in America. We are extremely pleased to be associated ... read more

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Friday, June 20, 2014

  • Posted at 10:39 AM
    It is not every day that a Saudi Arabian Prince requests to visit a business in Northwest Arkansas, but that is just what happened recently when Prince Saud bin Khalid Al-Faisal piloted his own plane in to visit NanoMech. Prince Saud is the Deputy Governor for Investment Affairs, ... read more
  • Posted at 6:43 AM
    ABC Financial (ABC) is pleased to announce the addition of Sarah Pellegrino as Regional Sales Director. A recent graduate of the Kenan-Flagler Business School at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Pellegrino studied Marketing Management & Sales. While attending UNC, Pellegrino was involved with numerous organizations. During her senior year she became the Executive Director for the Kenan-Flagler Ambassador program, which was responsible for hosting tours for esteemed guests, prospective students, and parents. Her passion ... read more

Monday, June 16, 2014

  • Posted at 2:01 PM
    The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that NanoMech’s TuffTek® is a winner of the coveted 2014 Best in SBIR (Small Business Innovative Research) Award. This award places TuffTek® in an elite class of innovative products and recognizes it as one of the most technologically significant products ... read more

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

  • Posted at 11:15 AM
    Following the one year anniversary of the Snowden leaks and revelations of the NSA snooping online, the Digital 4th coalition unveiled poll results showing overwhelming support for strengthening privacy rights online. Well over 80% of voters in Arkansas--86%--support updating the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA), an outdated federal law that sets standards for government access to email and online communications. Vox Populi Polling surveyed 429 active voters in Arkansas with a margin of error at +/- 4.7%, which also ... read more

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    BlueOak Resources, a leader in the sustainable sourcing of high-value metals from e-waste, and brainchild of co-founders Priv Bradoo & Bryce Goodman, today announced it has partnered with the Arkansas Teachers' Retirement Fund, a consortium of European and domestic investors, and the Arkansas Development Finance Authority towards the build-out of the first urban mining refinery in the U.S. capable of retrieving valuable metals including gold, silver, copper and palladium from e-waste. The parties have invested an initial capital amount of ... read more

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

  • Posted at 9:01 PM
    In front of a crowd of thousands of cheering associates at its annual Shareholders events, Walmart announced plans to rollout Savings Catcher nationwide later this summer. The receipt comparison tool gives the retailer’s customers added confidence when they shop by eliminating the need to visit multiple ... read more

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

  • Posted at 11:30 AM
    Acxiom® (Nasdaq: ACXM), an enterprise data, analytics and software-as-a-service company, today announced that Acxiom and LiveRamp, Inc., a leading service for onboarding customer data into digital marketing applications, were granted early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust ... read more
  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    United by a shared passion for education and innovation, SEAS Education, the nation's leading educational plan management software company, and Metova, Inc., a world-class mobile application developer, announce a partnership to accelerate innovation in the education space. This partnership leverages the strength of two industry thought leaders in their quest to provide the education market with cost-effective, responsive and innovative programs and services. "Our passion is to help the K-12 educators meet the individual needs of students," said ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    As part of its continuing network investment to support growing demand for advanced wireless devices and services, AT&T* has expanded its mobile Internet coverage at Bud Walton Arena by utilizing a Distributed Antenna System (DAS) to enhance the customer experience throughout the facility. "As we work to further enhance game days at Bud Walton Arena, we are grateful to AT&T for their commitment to Razorback fans," said Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Jeff Long. "Technology has become integral part of ... read more