Tuesday Odds and Ends

By Kiran Aditham 

-WPP wants close probe of Google’s Admob acquisition. link

-OgilvyOne was named digital/CRM AOR for Nestle’s Wonka brand, which includes Nerds, Sweet TARTS and the new Wonka Exceptionals chocolate line. link


-One Club Design’s Best of Show prize went to Masashi & Hal & Magico & Masayoshi/USA for their “Hibi No Neiro” video for Japanese pop-band, Sour. link

-AT&T uses the music of Nick Drake in a new ad to win cool points and/or show how torturous their coverage can be. link

-Euro RSCG and McCann NY/SF alum Neil Silverzweig has been named CFO/COO of The Gate Worldwide. link

-Blitz hired PHD alum Keren Cole as associate director of planning. link

-CBS CFO Joe Ianniello says the network might hold back ads from the broadcast network upfront. link

-SF shop Heat is unleashing a skate army today to take over the homepages of IGN and GameSpot to promote EA Games’ Skate 3 launch. link

-OOH media company Eye has won ad contracts for London’s Gatwick and Stansted airports. link

-Bloggers and tech types are taking issue with President Obama for his comments about the iPad and social media. link

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