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Russia’s Yandex to get access to Facebook content

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Russian internet group Yandex has signed an agreement with Facebook for access to content from some of the social networking site’s users in a move to further improve its search results. Yandex leads the world’s biggest search engine Google in Russia with a market share of more than 60 p...


Shareholders of Russian search engine Yandex to sell shares worth $600M

Russia’s most popular search engine Yandex NV said on Tuesday its existing shareholders, including co-founder and CEO Arkady Volozh, will sell about 7.4 per cent of the company’s shares worth roughly $600 million. Yandex said a total of 24.25 million shares would be offered on Tuesday by...

12 March, 2013 | More »


Russia’s Yandex targets Google with expansion abroad

Russia’s leading internet search engine, Yandex, will take the fight to Google in emerging markets like Turkey in a bid to offset the inroads made by the US giant in its home market. Yandex founder and chief executive Arkady Volozh told Reuters on Friday the firm was likely to use its own expe...

22 October, 2012 | More »


Opera signs licensing deal with Russia’s Yandex

Norwegian mobile internet browser maker Opera┬áhas signed a licensing deal with Russia’s Yandex, Opera’s chief executive said on Monday. Yandex plans to launch its own browser based on Opera’s Turbo technology. “This is a good commercial deal for us, and if there would be a c...

1 October, 2012 | More »

Twitter Partners With Russia’s Yandex For Real-time Search

Twitter and Russian search engine Yandex have agreed a partnership that will allow Yandex to show new tweets in its search results almost instantly, as Twitter becomes an increasingly important source of real-time information. Twitter will give Yandex access to its so-called firehose of all public t...

21 February, 2012 | More »