Wednesday Odds and Ends

By Kiran Aditham 

-HP will acquire Palm for $1.2 billion. link

-Omnicom has officially made Marita Scarfi CEO of Organic. link

-Mother London hired W+K alum Feh Tarty as creative director on the IKEA account. link

-John Mayer says Twitter’s dead, Tumblr is the future. link

-Polaroid gets into the gaming world. link

-Fiat takes a nice spin around the wheel in a new spot from Leo Burnett Argentina. link

-VFX/design shop Rhino hired CD/directors Anna Meister and Chris Fung and signed director Ron Kleiner for stateside representation. link

-Dunkin’ Donuts returns to Russia after an 11-year break. link

-Carhartt selected Team Detroit for a fall branding assignment. link

-Starbucks is testing “wacky” ingredients for its Frappuccinos. Oy, it’s gonna be a long summer. link

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