Monday Odds and Ends

By Kiran Aditham 

-GE commits to $345 million ad buy from NBCU. link

-Yahoo, Microsoft finalize search and ad deal. link

-Google launches real-time search. link

-Greenpeace predicts the wrong future in an ad campaign launched ahead of the Copenhagen climate summit. link

-eBay’s former CEO Meg Whitman to Craigslist: We could’ve owned you. link

-Kansas City-based firm Bernstein-Rein indulges their follicle fetish for the holidays. link

-Advertisers are eyeing female gamers. link

-Organic appointed former FutureBrand co-CEO Steve Beck to the position of SVP of strategy. link

-SoHo agency Barker/DZP launched a new campaign for IDB Bank. link

-GM’s new ad chief is taking a hands-off approach. link

-The U.K. could be out of the ad recession sooner than expected. link

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