A Bit of Success LONGMONT — Change is coming to “The Bit.”
A new name, an extensive remodel and a focus on expanding its entertainment options are all plans the new owner has for A Bit of Billiards, which turns 25 years old this year.
Company looks for the human approach to Web search results SANTA MONICA, Calif. — Trying to chip away at Google Inc.’s Web search empire, a new Santa Monica company is pitting human against machine. Full Text
For U.S. workers, a vacation deprivation summer. It’s the season to loosen your collar, lighten your steps, pack your bags and head off on vacation.
Or is it? Full Text
$1-a-year salary can lead to millions for CEOs NEW YORK — A handful of CEOs in the AP executive pay list take home a salary of $1 a year or less. But all of them manage to make millions anyway, illustrating the point that if you’re running the show, your salary doesn’t mean much. Full Text
IBM loses employee information Personal information of an undisclosed number of former and current IBM employees has been lost by one of the company’s vendors. Full Text
WaMu closing Longmont branch LONGMONT — Washington Mutual on July 20 will close its Longmont branch, which it opened 4 1/2 years ago. Full Text
Tears at work Hannah Seligson says she’s not prone to crying. But one day, just four months into her first job, she was called into the big boss’s office and told that her immediate supervisor was not happy with her work.
Seligson, now 24, lost it.
Ford grabs most awards in ’07 quality rankings DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. supplanted Toyota as leader of the pack in J.D. Power and Associates’ annual initial quality rankings released Wednesday, grabbing more individual awards than any other automaker for the first time since 1998, when it tied for the top spot. Full Text
NASA awards Ball engineers BOULDER — NASA is recognizing four Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. engineers for their distinguished accomplishments on critical space exploration and scientific discovery missions. More Business Briefs