Thursday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-NBS/Dentsu Aegis Network launched “Priceless Pets” for Quatro Patinhas NGO (video above).

-Comcast is reportedly backing out of its planned deal to buy Time Warner Cable.

-Google is testing Doubleclick Audience Center, “a data management platform to help target ads and connect brands with people online more effectively.”

-Full-service creative solutions studio Oishii Creative hired Danixa Diaz as executive producer.

-Digiday examines “5 challenges the Apple Watch poses for publishers.”

-TechCrunch examines “The Future Of Marketing Automation.”

-Forbes launched multiplatform marketing tool Pulse.

-Adweek explores “How Facebook’s New Video Partners Like Vox and Vice Will Grab Attention for Brands.”