Wednesday Odds and Ends

By Kiran Aditham 


-CP+B celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Noid with an 8-bit-styled Facebook game for Domino’s (above). link

-Thanks, Jung von Matt/Elbe and Oliver Paass, for making us want to go bowl again (above). link

-The real Captain Morgan’s pirate ship has been found in Panama thanks in part to funding from Captain Morgan USA. How’s that for marketing? link

-The NYPD has a social media unit. *Gulp* link

-Groupon: Yep, we’re unprofitable. link

-Pittsburgh-based agency Brunner has launched a new website. link

-Partners Film added Montreal directors Carlos and Jason Sanchez, aka the Sanchez Brothers, to its roster. link

-Organic/Second Life alum Amanda Van Nuys joined Palo Alto-based mobile firm Mozes as VP of marketing.

-Speaking of mobile, when it comes to payments, credit card companies are more trusted than Google, Apple and Facebook according to an Ogilvy study. link

Contagious hired Creative Review alums Jessica MacDermot and Sarah Cutler as group commercial director and head of briefings, respectively.