Yandex Launches Yandex.Radio, A Curated Free Music Service For Russian Users

Amid reports that Russia will be one of the first countries to get access to the new music service that Apple is reportedly launching next week, Russian search giant Yandex is enhancing its own. Toda

Yandex Pushes Privacy With Beta Release Of Its Minimalist Browser

Russia's Yandex has added a suite of new privacy centric features to an experimental browser it unveiled last year, as well as now switching the software from alpha to beta -- and making it its defaul

Mozilla Extends Its Default Google Search Blockout, Signs Up Yandex In Turkey

Mozilla last November made waves when it swapped out Google as the default search engine in its Firefox browser in the U.S., replacing it with Yahoo, and put Yandex in for Google in Russia at the s

In Russia, Yandex Files Antitrust Complaint Against Google Over Search On Android Devices

More antitrust woe for Google on the international front. Search giant Yandex, often described as the “Google of Russia”, has filed a request with Russia’s antimonopoly regulator

Russia’s Yandex Now Has A Parking App

Russia's search and Internet services giant Yandex has launched a parking app for iOS and Android, called Yandex.Parking -- initially in Moscow where traffic congestion (in)famously makes parking a pa

Yandex Buys Sovetnik To Expand Its E-Commerce Business With Better Recommendations

Another acquisition for Yandex, this one to help the online search giant — known as the Google of Russia — build out its Yandex.Market shopping portal. It has bought Sovetnik, a Russi

Yandex Gives Its Browser A Minimalist Makeover

Russian tech giant Yandex has launched a refreshed version of its Chromium-based browser that's been designed to make the browser itself feel less visible to web users.

Yandex.Master Wants To Clean Up In Russia’s Home Services Market

Yandex, the ‘Google of Russia’ that has made inroads into areas like mapping, mobile, cloud storage and a variety of apps (like its U.S. counterpart), is today launching its newest effo

Yandex’s New Local Search App, Yandex.City, Goes Where No Yelp Has Gone Before

Yandex, Russia's answer to Google, continues apace with its strategy to launch more products that stretch it beyond basic search. Today, it is tackling the business of local search with Yandex.City, a

Yandex Acquires Auto.Ru For $175M, Adding Car Classifieds To Its Search Business

Yandex, the search engine often called the Google of Russia, announced another acquisition today that will extend its business into another vertical: it’s buying, an online classifieds

Russian Search Giant Yandex Acquires Low-Power Mobile Geolocation Startup KitLocate

Russia's search giant Yandex, which is increasingly rolling into new areas as a way to continue expanding its business, has made a small acquisition -- to the tune of "several million euros" -- pickin

Yandex Offers Fee-Free Android Firmware Kit So OEMs Can Ditch Google Services

Continuing to diversify beyond search, Russian tech giant Yandex has today launched a complete firmware kit for Android smartphones -- called Yandex.Kit -- that offers an alternative suite of Yandex s

Review: Jolla Phone Has Design Flare But Sailfish’s Waters Are Muddied By App Issues & UI Learning Curve

The Jolla phone is the first handset from the eponymous Finnish startup comprised of ex-Nokia employees. They've crafted a device that's different from Android and iOS powered smartphones -- sometimes

Yandex Adds Facebook Posts And Big Data To Its Search Results In Russia, Other Home Markets

<a target="_blank" href="">Yandex</a> and <a target="_blank" href="">Facebook</a> had a notable run-in last year when a team of developers from the Russian

Finnish MeeGo Startup Jolla Selects Yandex’s Android App Store For Preloading On Its Sailfish OS Handset

Finnish phone startup Jolla, which is on a mission to offer more choice in the smartphone space by building its own smartphone hardware and with a MeeGo-based open source smartphone OS called Sailfish

Yandex’s Metrica For Apps Gives Mobile Developers Another Free Tool To Track Their Wares

Russia's Yandex, which competes with Google in areas such as search, maps, translation services and more, and is the dominant search engine in its home market (reporting a 61.7% share, back in July).

Search Engine Giant Yandex Launches Cocaine, A Cloud Service To Compete With Google App Engine

Russian search giant <a target="_blank" href="">Yandex</a> has launched an open-source platform as a service (PaaS) called <a target="_blank" href=""

Yandex Buys KinoPoisk, ‘Russia’s IMDb’, To Move Into Film Search And Recommendation

<a target="_blank" href="">Yandex</a>, the search company often referred to as the Google of Russia, is today announcing its latest acquisition: <a target="_blank" href="http://www

Yandex Posts Q2 2013 Sales Of $281M, Ad Revenue Up 35%, Profit Up 48%

On a day marked by <a href="">some tragedy</a>, the Russi

Ilya Segalovich, Co-Founder And CTO Of Russian Search Giant Yandex, Dies From Cancer Complications, Aged 48

<strong>UPDATE</strong>: Yandex, sadly, announced Segalovich's death prematurely. A company spokesperson informed media early today that Segalovich is still alive, although on life support in a coma a
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