Brand News: Cannes Day 2, GM Passes 20M Recalls and more


In day two of Cannes Lions festival, Yahoo pitches Tumblr to creatives in pitch as Pinterest unveils first ad.

GM blames engineer for faulty ignition switches as recalls pass 20 million vehicles with latest round.

American Express ramps up pursuit of the masses.

Apple settles e-book price-fixing suit, prepares to unleash more emojis.

AT&T will exclusively carry Amazon’s smartphone, according to WSJ.


Coldwell Banker partners with near-billionaire BuzzFeed for native advertising.

Delta apologizes for World Cup USA win tweet.

Dr. Oz scolded at hearing over ties to weight loss scams.

Facebook challenges brand marketers as Slingshot app takes on Snapchat.[more]

Google‘s Project Loon edges closer to reality, delivering Internet access to a rural school in Brazil.

Marvel exhibition brings Avengers to NYC’s Times Square.

Tesla patent-opening gets lukewarm response in China.

YouTube threatens to block indie music content.

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