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Thursday Odds and Ends

-McCann London has hired Ogilvy Cape Town alums Sanjiv Mistry and Jamie Mietz as creative group heads.

-And now, your Austin Powers homage from Trojan (above).

-Following a review (competing agencies were not disclosed), Minneapolis-based shop space150 has been named digital agency of record for electricity/natural gas provider, Xcel Energy.

-Tribal New York has launched a philanthropic app called “Feedie” for The Lunchbox Fund, a non-profit dedicated to providing daily meals for orphaned/vulnerable South African schoolchildren. link

-Hmm, Microsoft wants to buy Nook, you say? link

-According to reports, AOL is now requiring  its entire sales team to pass the IAB Digital Media Sales Certification exam. Sounds like fun. link

-What say you about 20th Century Fox’s new logo? link

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