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Gamer platform Discord makes bid for the big time with winner from AKQA

Gaming has kind of snook up on the non-gaming world (a reducing space it seems) and now group-chatting platform Discord is making its bid to create a wider general-use community. Does the world need another one? Of course, don’t be ...

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Ogilvy/Dove and AKQA/H&M get WPP off to a Cannes Lions Grand Prix flyer

WPP is off to a flyer in this year’s (virtual) Cannes Lions – two years of entries – with Grand Prix for Ogilvy’s already celebrated Dove ‘Courage is beautiful’ pandemic campaign in Press and Publishing and David Miami’s ‘Moldy Whopper’ ...

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AKQA blends purpose and commerce for Levi’s

When, if ever, we stop fretting about coronavirus there’s plenty of other things to worry about – like the end of the world for example. Not new of course, most of Christendom was convinced it was going to happen in ...

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AKQA brings tennis to blind people with Action Audio

Agencies are good at talking the talk (chief diversity officers and the like are currently popping up like daffodils in Spring) but doing good is hard. AKQA, now at the centre of WPP following its “merger” with Grey, has combined ...

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Netflix rounds up the year with a winner from AKQA

Heaven knows how many new subscribers Netflix is getting as we prepared for a marooned Christmas, I’ve spoken to two people preparing to take the plunge. So good of AKQA’s Ajaz Ahmed to send this over, a kind of Netflix ...

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Will WPP end up with AKQA Grey after all?

Some of the troops at WPP are seemingly revolting over new entity AKQA Group (which has absorbed venerable 100-year plus agency Grey) and, more worrying for CEO Mark Read perhaps, biggest client of the merged agency Procter & Gamble is ...

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AKQA shows its creative class with ‘One Love’ for Oakley

Much speculation about the possible fate of AKQA, Ajaz Ahmed’s “ideas and innovation” company he founded 21 years ago. Sold to WPP long ago, he and it are still there. But it’s been linked to so far un-merged WPP agencies ...

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Nike goes back to 1996 to celebrate France World Cup win

If it was a good idea then it probably is now and Nike has revived its famous Eric Cantona poster from 1996 for the Euro Championships in England (the one where Gareth Southgate missed that penalty against Germany) to celebrate ...

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