Russian businessman asked US Congress to put Yandex on sanctions list

According to the businessman, “Yandex” promotes the dissemination of false, slanderous information against citizens, discrediting their honor and dignity, and undermining their business reputation. Entrepreneur Yuri Mosha asked the US Congress to add Yandex search engine to the list of Russian companies subject to financial sanctions. About it…

Google caught plagiarizing Yandex's slogan

On the main page of the Russian-language version of the Google Books service, the slogan “There is everything,” which is used by Google's main competitor in the Russian market, Yandex, has appeared. The slogan using the phrase "There is everything" appeared on the Google Books website on January 17-18. In the English versions, this is ...

Yandex will become the start page in Windows-10

The Russian search engine Yandex will become the home page and integrated search engine in Edge and Internet Explorer browsers on devices running Windows-10 in Russia and several other countries. According to the press service of Microsoft, the company has agreed with Yandex on strategic cooperation. Besides ...

Forbes named the most influential and wealthy Russian stars

Forbes magazine has published an annual ranking of the richest and most influential Russian sports and show business stars. The leader of the rating in 2015 was once again tennis player Maria Sharapova. Experts of the publication estimated her income at $ 29,7 million (the best indicator among all the participants in the list). According to the number of mentions in the media, Sharapova took the second ...

Selfie and Maidan - the most popular requests

Selfie and Maidan became the most popular queries in the Russian search engine Yandex in 2014, replacing the word love from the first place, which was most often searched by users in past years. “From 2010 to 2013, people were looking for about one and ...

How Yandex and Google are fighting for the sphere of influence

Yandex filed an application with the Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) with a request to check Google for violations of the antimonopoly legislation of the Russian Federation. This is stated in a message from the company to Meduza. “Now the European Commission is investigating the situation with the dominance of Google on Android. Yandex is already participating in the European process, and today it submitted an application to the FAS for verification ...

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