Kara Swisher

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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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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik