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Uber Hires Former Obama Adviser David Plouffe to Fight 'Big Taxi' Things just got political

Uber, a mobile app that gives consumers an alternative to taxis, has hired President Barack Obama's former senior adviser David Plouffe to help the company wage political and legal battles…

August 19, 2014, 3:02 PM EDT

It's Uber Vs. Lyft in the Battle of New Carpool Apps Is the market big enough for two similar players?

Need a ride? Car service tech startups Lyft and Uber are launching eerily similar rideshare programs. Lyft Line will match riders who use its app and are traveling in the same…

August 6, 2014, 4:42 PM EDT

Taxi Lands Maxwell House After Wieden + Kennedy W+K had handled the brand for less than a year

Kraft has found a home for Maxwell House at another roster shop: Taxi in New York.  "We looked at our roster and Taxi's body of work, including success with our coffee…

June 13, 2014, 2:36 PM EDT

Genius or Process? How Top Creative Directors Come Up With Great Ideas Strategies for making magic

It's a bit of a pointless exercise to ask creative people where they get their ideas. (As if they know.) What they can reveal, more reliably, are the processes, environments…

September 25, 2013, 8:36 AM EDT

Dave Clemans Is Executive Creative Director at Omnicom's Colangelo Formerly with Taxi N.Y.

Dave Clemans, most recently executive creative director and managing partner at Taxi New York, has been named ecd at Colangelo. The position is new at the Omnicom shop, which has…

August 21, 2013, 3:25 PM EDT

WPP Buys Canada's John St. Toronto-based shop employs 100

WPP Group has acquired Canadian agency John St. for an undisclosed sum. The Toronto-based boutique had unaudited revenue of about $13.6 million at the end of 2012, according to WPP. The…

March 4, 2013, 12:59 PM EST

Taxi N.Y. Finds a New President Fills vacancy left by September exit of Barnhill

The New York office of Taxi has filled its president's post. Assuming the role is David Jenkins, who most recently was chief integration officer at Kirshenbaum Bond Senecal + Partners in…

January 7, 2013, 11:23 AM EST

Jim Henson Co.'s Schube: Romney 'Looks Stupid' Backlash to candidate's Big Bird remark continues

Don’t mess with Big Bird. As if the Twittersphere backlash to Mitt Romney’s presidential debate promise to cut federal funding to PBS—and by extension, Sesame Street—were not enough, Peter Schube, president…

October 4, 2012, 1:08 PM EDT

Roberts Installs New CEO at Saatchi N.Y. Taxi's Barnhill replaces Baglivo next month

The New York office of Saatchi & Saatchi is getting a new CEO. Durk Barnhill, president of Taxi, New York, replaces Mary Baglivo, who has held the role since October 2004.…

August 3, 2012, 11:06 AM EDT

Enjoy the Beach, Kids, Don't Mind the Sandcastle of Death Drowning PSA isn't all fun and games

Ad agency Taxi crafted this unsettling—OK, nightmarish—sand sculpture on Kitsilano Beach in Vancouver to remind people about the dangers of water. "The beach isn't all fun and games," said the…

July 25, 2012, 4:52 PM EDT

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