Thursday Odds and Ends

By Kiran Aditham 

-As a kid growing up from middle school through college in the ’90s (still have a scar from slap bracelet circa ’90), thanks for the flashback Microsoft (above). Find more about “the browser you love to hate” here.

-Good lord, Apple stock. link

-Here’s what wholesale t-shirt brand Gildan’s $3.8 million, 30-second Super Bowl ad investment has bought. link

-The folks behind NYC-based ad tech platform AppNexus have raised a Series D round of $75 million, led by Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV), bringing the former’s total funding to $140.5 million. Read on here and here.

-Hmm, can the “Dell dude” resurrect Dell? link

-L.A.-based creative services agency Quantasy has brought on Grammy-winning producer, former Interscope Records and Bad Boy Entertainment executive, Ron Gillyard, as chief growth officer.