-Saatchi & Saatchi, Y&R and Doner alum Jenny Garcia joined creative digital agency Hello Design as account director.
-The PAC-10 rebranded courtesy of Portland-based Mutt industries (above).
-WSJ; Microsoft quashed effort to boost online privacy. link
-The creator of stoner fave Cheez Doodles dies at 90. Let’s all bow our drug-addled heads and pray. link
-Knewton.com announced that David Liu, former SVP at AOL, is its new COO.
-Microsoft will contest Google/Yahoo search deal to Japan’s FTC. link
-RIM, creator of Blackberry. is set to launch iPad competitor BlackPad, natch, in November. link
-Patrick Smith, Kimberly Juday and Adam Nicholas Burke have joined Charleston, SC-based agency Rawle Murdy Associates as PR account director, media relations manager and social media manager, respectively.
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