Tag Yandex

Finland Arrested Yandex Assets

Even though the Russian search engine Yandex is not under western sanctions, the “Helsingin Sanomat” newspaper wrote on Thursday, September 22, that the Yandex data center in Mäntsälä was arrested.  According to the Finnish newspaper, the executive body of Finland in August froze the local assets of Yandex on the basis of the inclusion of

Business | Technology  | 04.02.22

Unmanned Taxis to Be Launched in Moscow This Year

Unmanned taxis are planned to be launched on a number of routes in Moscow by the end of this year, according to the Deputy Mayor for Transport Maxim Liksutov.  The Deputy Mayor added that the Moscow City Duma approved a proposal to introduce an experimental legal regime in the Russian capital for testing unmanned taxis.

Fun | Music  | 06.12.21

Yandex.Music Named Top Singers of 2021

Users of the Yandex.Music streaming service in 2021 most often listened to the singer Mari Kraymbrery and rapper Morgenshtern.  According to the number of auditions, Mari Kraymbrery became the most popular artist, and Morgenstern became the main artist, just like last year. The most listened song of the year was the track “Bird” by the

Yandex Launched New Food Delivery Service in Paris

The Russian tech giant Yandex has launched an express food delivery service in Paris under the Yango Deli brand, as demand for online delivery services remains strong after years of Covid-related restrictions, RT reports. Thus, Paris became the first European capital Yandex is cooperating with after launching the same service in Tel Aviv, Israel, in

Funny Russia | Fun | Videos  | 25.08.21

Muscovites Helped Food Delivery Robot Overcome an Obstacle [Video]

Muscovites helped the Yandex food delivery robot to overcome the obstacle and continue its path to a customer, Moscow24 reports.   The robot got stuck on a high curbstone and couldn’t move forward. A man decided to help the delivery service “worker” and pushed him to make his way easier. Users on the Network joked

Business | Technology  | 06.08.21

New Infiniti With Yandex.Navigator Support Appeared on Russian Car Market

Starting from August 2021, the Infiniti QX50 crossover and the Infiniti QX80 SUV, equipped with the updated Infiniti InTouch infotainment system with CarPlay and Android Auto, support the Yandex.Navigator service, the Autostat analytical agency reports.   According to the press service of Infiniti, now drivers will be able to plan routes and receive information about traffic

Business | Technology  | 26.10.20

Yandex First Time Published Report at Government Request

Yandex for the first time published a report with data on Russian users, satisfying the request of government agencies. The document includes information about users for the second half of 2019 and the first half of 2020.  According to the information provided, from January to June 2020, the company received 15,376 requests, 2,468 of which

Business | Technology  | 13.10.20

Russian Post Launched Voice Assistant Service

To process customer requests, the Russian Post has launched its own voice assistant based on Yandex SpeechKit technology, according to the press centre of the post. The voice assistant helps in finding the post offices’ addresses, the information about the opening hours of the offices, and the status of parcels and letters.  It is noted

Visit | Trip Advisory  | 19.08.20

Yandex Combined City Travel Services With Ordering Food and Groceries

The new Yandex.Go application appeared in Google Play and the AppStore instead of Yandex.Taxi. There, will be added “Yandex.Drive”, “Yandex.Eda”, and “Yandex.Lavka”. According to the press service of the company, the applications will continue to be available separately, fontanka reported.  Yandex launches the Go application that combines services for solving routine tasks. Fast movement around