Friday Odds and Ends

By Kiran Aditham 

-R/GA’s San Francisco office is hosting a creative lecture series called “Creative Connect” starting Friday, March 25 at 4:30 – 5:35 p.m. link

-Microsoft divvied up its $1 billion media duties to incumbent Universal McCann and Starcom. link

-$25 billion for Groupon? Really? link

-Dave Penski, president of Zenith Media, will be honored at the inaugural Autism Speaks gala on Friday, April 15.

-Alcoholic root beer? Alcoholic root beer. link

-The creative shops who are tuned into digital should invest in an iPad or three. link

-Cool: The Kraftwerk iPhone app. link

-Disney shut down all operations in Tokyo. link