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Yahoo Search Exec Chang Lands at Mobile Ad Start-Up

Longtime Yahoo search veteran Chi-Chao Chang, who left the Internet giant recently, has landed at xAD, a San Francisco-based mobile local search advertising network. He’ll be its president of product and technology and said, in an interview, he made the move to focus on an emerging digital arena. Chang, a key exec in Yahoo’s troubled search alliance with Microsoft, was VP and GM of the global search business at Yahoo and had been at the company since 1999.


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Nobody was excited about paying top dollar for a movie about WikiLeaks. A film about the origins of Pets.com would have done better.

— Gitesh Pandya of BoxOfficeGuru.com comments on the dreadful opening weekend box office numbers for “The Fifth Estate.”