Thursday Morning Stir

By Kiran Aditham 

-HTC has kicked off its search for a global lead agency. link

-Alex Bogusky and his FearLess blog editors remind us that the fifth of November is when we close our big retail bank accounts. link


-Blackberry says they’re “sorry” (Update: service has apparently been fully restored globally). link

-Starcom USA picked up media buying/planning duties for York, PA/Milwaukee-based department store chain Bon-Ton.

-Bjork has unveiled the full app suite for her new album, Biophilia (trailer above). link

-Analyst Nicole Rawski joined WPP-owned, San Diego-based Digitaria from Geary Interactive.