Wednesday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-If Uber can promise flying cars, then the GEICO gecko can pilot a plane.

-WPP is still trying to block Bain Capital from acquiring Asatsu-DK for around $1.35 billion.

-Looks like Snapchat might not be the future of advertising after all.

-Direct-to-consumer specialists Fosina Marketing Group merged with New York’s Agency212 and iFuel Interactive.

-Havas Group acquired Malaysian digital agency Immerse to create Havas Immerse.

-AI: they’re taking our jobs…some day! is moving back to TV.

-A history of history’s first-ever banner ad.