The International private nonprofit organization Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has permitted creating a .yandex top-level domain for Russian Internet giant Yandex, business daily Izvestiya reported on Tuesday citing a Yandex spokesperson.
Yandex, a Russian Internet company that runs the largest search engine in Russia, has marked Crimea as a Russian territory on its international maps it provides as part of its services. "As of today users who access maps.yandex.com will see Crimea as a part of Russia," said the company's press service.
Around half of all search queries on Yandex at the beginning of March concerned events in Ukraine, said a spokesperson for the company, operating Russia’s most popular search engine and its most visited website. The spokesman told Itar-Tass that five of ten most popular search questions among Russia’s Yandex users from March 3 to 9 directly or indirectly referred to Ukraine’s events.
Yandex on Tuesday announced that it is adding public Facebook data to the index of data mined for queries handled by the Russian Internet search giant.
Russian search engine Yandex has named “Minecraft” the most popular online word in 2013. It analyzed search entries made over the year to determine the most and least searched-for words.
Russia's Sberbank does not exclude emission of a virtual currency similar to bitcoins on the basis of e-commerce payment system Yandex.Money, Yandex internet company subsidiary. This came as a statement by German Gref, the head of Russia's largest financial organization. Moreover, the new currency will be safer than bitcoins.
A ceremony to pay last respects to him will be arranged next week; its time and place will be announced later, Arkady Volozh, Yandex CEO and major shareholder, announced in the corporate weblog.
Ilya Segalovich, the co-founder and chief technology officer of Russian internet group Yandex, is in a coma, suffering with complications from cancer, the company's chief executive said on Thursday. Previously it was reported that Segalovich died earlier today. Segalovich and Yandex CEO Arkady Volozh founded the company in 1997 and built it into the leader of the Russian internet search market, ahead of US rival Google.
Ilya Segalovich,Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Russia's leading search engine, Yandex, died on Wednesday aged 48, the company says in an official statement.
Cooliris, creator of Android Gallery, one of the top 10 most used mobile app in the U.S., today announces an expanded partnership with Yandex, one of the largest European internet companies operating Russia’s most popular search engine and most visited website, that brings Yandex.Disk and Yandex.Images to the Cooliris application for iPad and iPhone.
Russia’s leading web search engine Yandex has been ranked fourth with 4.84 billion searches registered in December of 2012 alone.
Elena Kolmanovskaya, editor-in-chief and marketing director of Yandex, a Russian internet company and one of the largest search engines worldwide, has decided to leave her position, but she will continue to be its shareholder, Yandex’s press service has reported today.
The Internet search engine Yandex.ru is nowadays the most popular website in Russia. More than 25 million people use this resource daily. An annual income of over 200 million Euros makes Yandex the richest Internet company in the country. How did Yandex manage to become so successful and what methods did its inventors use to beat their business rivals?
The nominee from the Republican Party for President in the USA Mitt Romney invested money in the shares of the Russian gas giant Gazprom and the Internet Company Yandex, BBC reports.
Russian electronic mail services, Mail.ru and Yandex.Mail, were put on the list of Europe's top 5 Internet resources, a survey conducted by ComScore company shows.
An Internet resource has for the first time outstripped the highest rated television channel. Yandex has become a leader in the Russian media market, having attracted a greater audience than any of the television channels in April.
Search engine Yandex tops the list of Russia’s largest Internet companies, according to a survey released by the Forbes magazine on Monday. Second and third positions are held by Mail.Ru Group and the Internet-based supermarket chain Utkonos, respectively. The top-ten list also includes the Ozon online seller and the VKontakte social networking website. TASS
Some days ago the Russian search engine Yandex launched a new service – people search in the social networks and blogs on the basis of their personal data.
One of the founders of the Russian internet company and search engine "Yandex" Ben Cole, died Tuesday on the 88th year of life. In 1993, in the U.S. city of Boston, Cole founded a company that specialized in investing in high-tech projects in Russia and CIS countries. Cole headed the board of directors of the company "Yandex" from 2000-2008.
The Yandex Russian search engine is now available on TV screens. Yandex has had new-generation smart devices manufactured for it that have the computer system integrated into them. TV viewers will no longer have to sit in front of their TV screens, with notebooks on their lap.