Monday Morning Stir

By Kiran Aditham 

-Mountain Valley, CA-based LinkedIn is set to open up shop in Canada. link

-Take heed corporate sponsors. Thanks to an $11 billion budget gap, New Jersey is planning to sell naming rights to 12 rest stops on the NJ Turnpike and eight on the Garden State Expressway. link


-Nestle’s Willy Wonka Candy Company promotes a new Golden Ticket contest with a huge YouTube banner. link

-Burger King is now placing ads on empty Digg searches. link

-Due to demand exceeding supply, Apple delays shipping for iPad pre-orders. link

-Meanwhile, Steve Jobs and Co. are prepping a new mobile ad platform called “iAd.” link

-Facebook is now looking to take on Google Analytics. link

-Here’s a banner ad that sucks…the cookies right out of your computer. link

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