Tuesday Odds and Ends

By Kiran Aditham 

-Dell has been ordered to pay New York $4 million for misleading ads and make sweeping changes to its advertising, sales and financial practices. link

-A Snuggie fashion show? Someone please torch the runway. (Image: AP/Jason DeCrow) link

-Google will soon launch a public version of the ad exchange created by subsidiary DoubleClick. link

-AdAge named Pereira & O’Dell as “Small Agency of the Year” for the Western region in the pub’s first annual Small Agency of the Year Awards. link

-Jason Schragger joined BSUR as CD on the MINI global account. link

-NYTimes.com attributes its rogue advertisement from yesterday to human error. link

-Porter Novelli was named AOR for the 2009 BlogWorld and New Media Expo. link

-A lobby called the Safe and Secure Internet Gambling Initiative has launched an ad campaign pushing for legalization and regulation of online gambling in the U.S. link

-Omnicom-owned PHD drops out of the BBC Worldwide pitch. link

-WPP-owned, Hispanic-centric agency WingLatino has been rebranded as Wing. link

-Nokia acquired location-based wireless ad firm Acuity Mobile. link

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