-Dentsu pulled its $600 million bid for AKQA. link
-Microsoft is spending nearly $1 billion just to advertise Xbox 360 Kinect and Windows Phone 7. link
-ZenithOptimedia retained the global media account for Sanofi-Aventis. link
-Follow the travels of Conan O’Brien’s blimp on the Team Coco website. link
-Twitter co-founder Biz Stone interviews himself in latest Stoli ad. link
-There was an Apple event today in case you didn’t know. link
-Fisher Boy, a High Liner Foods Inc. brand, selected Full Contact as agency of record.
-Online publisher Blurb Blurb tapped San Francisco-based Duncan/Channon to lead its brand-building efforts.
-Speaking of Blurb, the publisher’s teaming up with ihaveanidea to throw a one-night exhibit in which creative directors will discuss their non-ad pursuits. link
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