Yandex News & Articles
| Thursday Jun 6, 2013
An example of Yandex' new search "island."
Yandex is the latest search engine to announce new revisions designed to make it a faster, more useful tool as Russia’s largest search engine announced the launch of “islands” this week.
| Friday May 31, 2013
From the One Platform Foundation's website
Android developers have had more flexibility in choosing the stores through which they could deliver their apps than developers for the platform of a certain fruit-named company. While Google Play is the biggest Android outlet, it’s not the only one. Now, Opera, Yandex and others are backing a new initiative to make it easier for Android developers to submit their wares across a range of Android stores.
| Monday Feb 25, 2013
Russian search engine company Yandex has opened its own app store version for Android devices, and it has 50,000 paid and free apps at launch.
| Monday Feb 11, 2013
In the monthly race for search queries worldwide, Microsoft’s Bing search engine was beaten in November and December by… Yandex. If you’re asking, “What is Yandex?”, you obviously do not live in Russia.
| Wednesday Jan 30, 2013
After one week in the Apple App Store, Facebook has blocked a Yandex app called Wonder from accessing user data in the social search app's quest to help friends find what each other are doing, listening to and reading. Open web...yea right.
| Friday Jan 25, 2013
Is 2013 the year social media goes to war? We've already seen Twitter disrupting Facebook's Instagram app integration, now Facebook is blocking access from Twitter's newly-launched Vine app and other services to further muddy the social scene.
| Wednesday Dec 12, 2012
Russian search engine provider Yandex is now offering its users search personalization as part of a new search platform Kaliningrad.
| Monday Oct 1, 2012
When you’re the top search engine and most visited website in Russia, as Yandex is, you don’t want Google coming in and eating your virtual lunch. To help keep its lunch for itself, Yandex is launching two new products.
| Tuesday Sep 18, 2012
Leading Russian search engine Yandex is entering into a major partnership with Apple. As reported in Businessweek, Yandex, the Russian equivalent of Google, will have its Yandex Maps location service integrated with Apple iOS6-based devices sold in Russia.
| Wednesday Feb 22, 2012
Social media sentiment is increasing in importance, so much that Google has started indexing Google+ content. The search giant is even updating its results pages to likewise reflect content from its home-grown social network. Twitter is likewise taking advantage of search engines incorporating its social media stream, and is evident with the microblogging service's latest partnership with Yandex.
| Wednesday Sep 21, 2011
| Monday Aug 29, 2011
That's a hypothetical question, unless you're in Switzerland, but he makes an interesting point. Would presentations be more interesting if the speaker didn't get to rely on whizzy graphics and effects of PowerPoint?
| Tuesday May 24, 2011
Russia's leading search company -- and the world's seventh-biggest search engine -- has recently completed its initial public offering, opening at higher-than-expected US$ 25 per share and raising US$ 1.3 billion in the process.
| Monday May 2, 2011
Is big data darling Hadoop about to pack up its bags and leave home? Rumors and commentary are spinning around the web and traditional media that Yahoo! Is considering spinning off the entire software unit. Although the software originated with Yahoo!, Cloudera (news, site) has emerged as a leader in the paid support and value-added products for the platform. If Yahoo creates a Hadoop startup, Cloudera and "Yahoo spinoff" would compete head-to-head.