Yandex

  • Russia plans Sputnik search engine to take on Yandex, Google, Mail.Ru 11-10-2013 04:45 PM

    Moscow: State-controlled telecoms group Rostelecom plans an internet search engine named after the Sputnik satellite, Vedomosti newspaper said on Friday, though analysts said the aim to muscle into the highly competitive Russian market was doomed. The government has made moves to boost control over the Internet, but a state-backed search...
  • Ilya Segalovich, co-founder of Russia's top search engine Yandex, dies 29-07-2013 01:16 PM

    Moscow: Ilya Segalovich, the co-founder of Russia's largest search engine, Yandex, has died, the company said Sunday. He was 48. Segalovich died Saturday at a London hospital, Yandex director general and fellow founder Arkady Volozh said. Volozh said in the company's blog that Segalovich was diagnosed with stomach cancer last...
  • Russia's Yandex invests $15 million in Blekko 30-09-2011 04:19 PM

    b>San Francisco: Blekko, a Silicon Valley startup trying to build a spam-free search engine, is getting some love from Russia. Yandex, the most popular search engine in Russia, is expressing its affinity with a $15 million investment in Blekko and a commitment to share some of its computing power and...
  • Yandex declares itself 'better than Google' 25-05-2011 09:53 AM

    New York: Internet search firm Yandex declared itself "better than Google" as it debuted on the Nasdaq on Tuesday, and signaled it has ambitions to expand beyond its Russian heartland. The IPO is the biggest US Internet listing since Google Inc went public in 2004, and is a long-held plan...