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Thursday Morning Stir

-Another day, another Cannes infographic from SapientNitro. Now, we delve into the era that’s near and dear to yours truly: the ’80s. link

-Here are your Cyber Lions winners in case you haven’t heard. link

-Remember “Cannes at Cannes?” If not, Cooper Olson, the man behind the project we reported on two years ago, is back with more (one example above). link

-Andy Pearcey, former head of sponsorship and partnerships at communications brand EE, has joined Cheil U.K. to head up brand partnerships and activation across its client portfolio, which includes, yes, Samsung.

-Jeffrey Graham, director of advertising research for Twitter and Kimberly-Clark director/global media & licensing Mark Keline are among the handful that have joined the Council for Research Excellence.

-Microsoft has flipped the script on Xbox One. link

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