“The Google of Russia” is a fairly apt description, as far as those things go. Yandex has its hand in just about everything internet in its native Russia. Recent additions include a Prime-style se
A meeting on the status of anti-piracy efforts at search engines has produced a collaborative approach to better addressing the issue of pirated works appearing in search results. An international col
Russian search giant Yandex is sometimes described as the “Google of Russia”, but maybe it should be described as the Amazon of Russia, too. The company today took the wraps off Yandex.Plu
Russian search and internet services giant Yandex has been working on its autonomous driving program, and its most recent achievement is a public self-driving pilot of its self-driving test car in Mos
Yandex has added a native ad-blocking feature to its browser in Russia.
Russian software giant Yandex took its prototype self-driving taxi out for its first real-world snow test last weekend. The Prius model prototypes clocked up 300km in total during the test.
Yandex, Russia's homegrown Google rival -- which offers a suite of similar products in its target non-U.S. markets, from search to webmail to maps -- outed another equivalent offering earlier this mo
Yandex is virtually unknown here in the States, but it’s become something approaching a Russian Google (and Amazon and Uber) in the 20 years since its founding. The company controls around 65-pe
Artificial intelligence is now powering a growing number of computing functions, and today the developer community today is getting another AI boost, courtesy of Yandex . Today, the Russian search gia
Uber is merging with Yandex.Taxi in Russia, DraftKings and FanDuel call it quits on their merger, Amazon is working on a premium Echo Home and Jet.com gives New Yorkers smart locks for their home deli
As Uber works through a huge amount of internal management turmoil, the company is also consolidating and rationalizing more of its international business. Today, the company announced it will be comb
Russia search and internet technology giant Yandex is showing off the self-driving vehicle prototype developed by its Yandex.Taxi on-demand ride service for the first time, and the video above is the
Google has reached a settlement with Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) agency in the antitrust case the Russian search rival Yandex had originally filed, claiming Google had violated local
Zvooq, a music streaming service in Russia and CIS countries backed by major Western labels, is suing Yandex for $29 million. It accuses the Russian search giant of poaching key Zvooq staff for its ow
After successfully bringing a high-profile antitrust case against Google in Russia over bundling services with the Android OS, the country’s national search giant Yandex is trying to take its
The Google equivalent in every major market where Google doesn’t really play is making a self-driving car of some kind, and Russia is the latest to join the fray. Yandex is the company in questi
The rise in consumer usage of ad blockers is leading to a few creative alternatives to try to achieve a 'better relationship' between ad tech and web browsers. To wit Russia's Yandex, which has just a
Google has had another appeal against Android antitrust charges turned down by a Russian court. At issue is how the company requires handset makers using its Android OS to also pre-load Google apps an
Another brick in the wall for the mobile ad-blocking wars: Yandex has opened up its Android browser to third-party ad blocking extensions.
According to a recent study by Accenture, investments in fintech hit $5.3 billion in the first quarter of this year (having grown 75 percent in 2015, exceeding $22 billion). These are staggering figur