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[11 Jun 2013 | No Comment | 1,618 views]
A quick note on 2013 WWDC

 
Apple’s yearly broo-ha-ha began yesterday, June 10.  Geared to the many fine folks that create the gazillion apps available for both the Mac and iPad/iPhone/iPod, many in tech media have been waiting for this conference to get an idea where Apple is headed.  More, to see if Apple can maintain its spot on the top of the tech mountain.  One presenter summed it up nicely by saying, “[Apple] can no longer innovate my arse.”  Sadly, the conference’s success will be rated by the stock market far more than the advances …

Features and such, Week in Review »

[9 Jun 2013 | No Comment | 1,573 views]
Week in Review (June 2-8)

It was, as usual, a busy week here at First Arkansas News. We learned about the perils of moving a yard in Arkansas, innovation in the Natural State, discussed Wal-Mart and its “buy American/hire veterans” initiative the fact that bulletin board systems (BBS) are still alive although the Internet made dialing into local services obsolete, etc.
It would be a tragedy if our tens of fans missed a single thing that was posted in the past week. To avoid such unspeakable tragedy, then, we’ve made it easy to catch up on …

Business, Columns and other comments, Features and such, Made in America, News »

[8 Jun 2013 | 2 Comments | 2,838 views]
Innovation key to economic recovery?

It’s no secret that the economy may be recovering but people are wondering where the jobs are. According to the Arkansas Department of Workforce services, the unemployment rate here in the Natural State was 7.1 percent in April — an improvement over 7.3 percent in the same month a year ago.
Here’s something to keep in mind, however — the Department of Workforce Service reported there were 1.236 million Arkansans working in April, down from 1.263 million jobs reported a year ago. How did unemployment decline even though fewer people were …