-Interbrands released its 13th annual “Best Global Brands” report. Surprise, Apple’s not #1. link

-Former AKQA SF senior UX designer Charlene Zvolanek has joined Team One as director of experience design.

-The dress worn by Progressive’s “Flo” (above) is not only sellingĀ on eBay for a good cause, but the insurance spokeswoman is adding more to her mantle, having been inducted this week into the Madison Avenue Advertising “Walk of Fame.”

-MDC chief innovation officer Faris Yakob sits down with Yahoo to discuss the future of advertising. link

-Our old pal Matt O’Rourke is looking for writing ideas, y’all. link

-Have you seen Target’s “Amazing” training videos yet? link

-In case you missed it during all the Advertising Week kickoff hijinks last night, Microsoft Advertising unveiled its Windows 8 Ads in Apps concepts with agency partners. link