People these days are basically glued to their phones, and being at work doesn't change that. Employees use their phones at work on a regular basis, whether their job requires it or not. But how do you know if phone use has gotten out of hand? Surely, productivity will be...
Suppose you are getting ready to take a physics test. Everything is set—but wait! Your calculator battery died. What do you do? If you're extra crafty, you could grab an LED (light-emitting diode) and use it to get your calculator to function again. I know this seems crazy, but it's true. In fact, I...
THE DEEPENING SAGA of the US government’s campaign against Chinese tech company Huawei intensified this week, with Huawei filing a lawsuit in Texas alleging that the government’s ban of Huawei equipment is “illegal” and based on propaganda, not facts. The case may not have much of a chance legally, but it underscores...
In an effort to expand the national tech talent pipeline, Walmart has announced a $3 million investment to support national nonprofit Girls Who Code. The money will be used to help the organization administer summer immersion programs in Northwest Arkansas and across the country. Walmart said the financial support is an...
The Dow Jones Industrial Average capped the latest retreat in the current stock market with a mild loss of less than 0.1% Friday. Investors apparently stomached the surprise drop in net payrolls growth for February in the U.S. Some institutions seemed to treat the early decline as a buying opportunity. At one...
Job hunters around the country know that no two job opportunities are the same. Some have better work-life balance, some have flexible hours, and some have better pay, among other factors. Finding the right job for you could mean a host of different things. With the economy still in recovery...
The price action of the market is undergoing a change in character today. There has been steady selling all day and four different bounce attempts have failed and led to new intraday lows. Most notable is that small caps are being hit hard. The iShares Russell 2000 Index Fund...
For two people who love to do everything together, starting a business with your significant other might be your dream job. While it may seem like a bad idea to some, your bond may make you excellent business partners. It's true that working with your partner can distract you from...
1. Stock Futures Suggest a Rebound for Wall Street U.S. stock futures were higher on Tuesday, March 5, following a slump for equities in the previous session as Wall Street lost momentum after a report said China and the U.S. were in the final stages of completing a trade deal. Many market-watchers suggested Monday's lower...
Attorney General Leslie Rutledge, R-Ark., wants to end two big distractions for Arkansas voters: unwanted robocalls and last-minute court rulings related to ballot initiatives. Rutledge, who appeared on Talk Business & Politics this weekend, said she’s supportive of a proposed constitutional amendment spearheaded by Sen. Matthew Pitsch, R-Fort Smith, and...