Brand News: Time Out Rebrand, Foxconn & Sharp, Apple and more

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Time Out rebrand new logo 2016

The latest branding and marketing news and campaigns:

Apple CEO Tim Cook is prepared to take iPhone privacy case to US Supreme Court, which already plans to consider e-book antitrust case on Friday, as he outlines his stance to ABC News.

Sharp announces it’s being bought by Foxconn for $6 billion—but Foxconn says not so fast.

Mercedes-Benz tops our just-announced 2016 Brandcameo Product Placement Awards.

Time Out rebrands with new logo (at top) and strapline.

Coca-Cola attempt to trademark bottle design rejected by EU court.

IN OTHER NEWS:

Facebook‘s Zuckerberg and Twitter‘s Dorsey threatened by ISIS.

Google backs down on trying to bar media site from using its name.

Google Fiber expands to San Francisco.

Gucci re-embraces its logo.

Huawei and Leica partner to elevate smartphone photography.

Johnson & Johnson expected to appeal court decision in talc-related suit.

Mercedes-Benz boots robots from the production line.

Simon & Schuster creates imprint for Muslim-themed children’s books.

Time Inc. licenses Sports Illustrated brand to rebrand two Asian TV channels.

Warner Bros. acquires DramaFever, a Korean streaming soap opera service, from SoftBank.

CAMPAIGNS:

DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. roll out DC All Access mobile app.

LinkedIn will debut first US TV ad during the Oscars.

Squarespace taps photojournalist for its Oscars ad campaign.

YMCA backs toddler’s presidential campaign in new US ad campaign.

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