April 2, 2014
The Higher School of Economics and Yandex are opening a Faculty of Computer Science. It will prepare specialists in two areas – Applied Mathematics and Informatics, and Software Engineering. The Dean of the Faculty will be Ivan Arzhantsev, Doctor of Physics and Mathematics, who has been heading Yandex’s academic programs.
March 18, 2014
Yandex (NASDAQ: YNDX) has purchased Israeli startup KitLocate, the developer of an energy-efficient geolocation technology for mobile devices. The KitLocate team has now fully joined the staff of Yandex.
March 14, 2014
Yandex.Money has announced a change to its top executive. Starting 18 March, Maria Gracheva will be taking over the management of the company. The current CEO, Jane Zavalishina, will remain on Yandex.Money’s board of directors.
February 26, 2014
Yandex (NASDAQ: YNDX), one of the largest internet companies in Europe and the leading search provider in Russia, today announced that Yandex and Google have entered into a mutually beneficial strategic partnership agreement in respect of online display advertising sales. Through this partnership, DoubleClick Bid Manager, Google's Demand-Side Platform will be connected to Yandex’s Real Time Bidding system, while Yandex’s Demand-Side Platform, AWAPS will join Google’s RTB marketplace, DoubleClick AdExchange. The agreement only relates to display advertising, and does not cover text-based contextual advertising. Technical integration is expected to take several months.
February 20, 2014
Yandex (NASDAQ: YNDX), one of Europe's largest internet companies and the leading search provider in Russia, today announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and the full year ended December 31, 2013.
February 19, 2014
Yandex (NASDAQ: YNDX), one of the largest internet companies in Europe and the leading search provider in Russia, has developed firmware for devices on the Android operating system.
January 30, 2014
Yandex (NASDAQ: YNDX) has launched its Winter Games 2014 project, providing Russians with detailed, up-to-the-minute coverage of events at the international sporting event in Sochi.
January 29, 2014
Yandex (NASDAQ: YNDX) has signed a cooperation agreement with MultiShip, a logistics services aggregator. Based on the agreement, Yandex is purchasing MultiShip’s software platform for $1 million and investing several million into the company's development. The service’s software developers are joining the Yandex development team.
January 14, 2014
Yandex has announced a partnership agreement with Facebook, giving Yandex full access to the social network’s “firehose” of public data. As of today, public content from Facebook users in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, other CIS countries and Turkey will be available for indexing by Yandex as soon as it has been published.