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Tuesday Odds and Ends

-Prometheus/Alien/Gladiator/Blade Runner director Ridley Scott envisions a 2023 TED talk. link

-Somewhere, Hank Hill is rolling over in his grave (above).

-Coca-Cola veteran Elizabeth Coveney has joined Arnold Worldwide lead the McDonald’s business as managing partner/executive director. Coveney will be based in the agency’s Boston office.

-Former McCann Erickson CFO Michael Byrne has now assumed the same title at JWT New York.

-Apple is set to unveil the iPad 3 in San Francisco on March 7. link

-Here’s an infographic on the state of social commerce. link

-Trader Corporation named DDB Canada and OMD Canada as its agencies of record for autotrader.ca.

-Sad day coming up for Netflix subscribers as Starz streaming movies/TV shows will be no longer available on the site. link

-Despite a 20 percent revenue bump, MDC Partners experienced Q4 loss. link

 

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