Wednesday Odds and Ends

By Kiran Aditham 

-Former Akestam Holst interactive CD Paul Collins joined AKQA New York as GCD. link

-BMB New York hired BBH and Lowe alum Peter Rosch as creative director. link

-Top 10 brands least likely to sponsor Tiger Woods. link

-Speaking of the beleaguered golfer, Puma is apparently courting Tiger’s wife for a sponsorship deal. Ouch. link

-Frat boys rejoice. The world’s largest beer stand is unveiled. link

-Google introduces its own URL shortener. link

-Apple’s iPhone slogan “There’s an app for that” takes #3 spot in Yale’s top ten quotes of 2009. link

-More than half of Americans would watch ads if paid. link

-CBS Interactive says peace to ad networks. link

-Iowa-based agency Edgecore, in partnership with the Department of Defense and the University of Northern Iowa, launched educational videos for military families. link

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