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Russia’s Sberbank, enhancing AI offering, unveils second supercomputer

A second supercomputer and AI upgrades form part of Sberbank’s enhanced offerings of digital services such as cloud computing and virtual assistant software, CTO David Rafalo...

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London’s newest online grocery delivery app comes from Russia with love

Russia’s biggest internet company dispatched its yellow-shirted moped riders to deliver groceries across London, the latest newcomer to launch in a crowded sector that is for...

Platform Economy: Yandex search engine in Russia

Yandex delists Navalny’s tactical voting site after ban

Russian tech business Yandex has said it had removed jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny’s tactical voting website from its search engine to comply with a government ban ahe...

Yandex Delivery

Russia’s Yandex restructures JV ownership with Uber in $1 billion deal

Yandex has said it would buy Uber’s stakes in their joint FoodTech, delivery and self-driving businesses, and increase its stake in a mobility-focused joint venture as part o...

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Yandex to launch e-grocery delivery in Paris then London

Yandex is set to launch its online grocery delivery in Paris in the second quarter of this year, the company said on Friday, after strong demand in Russia during the ongoing COVID-...

Platform Economy: Yandex search engine in Russia

Yandex warns against limiting foreign ownership in Russian online streaming services

Draft legislation proposing to restrict overseas shareholdings in Russian companies that offer online video streaming solutions to 20% may worsen the investment climate, a spokespe...

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Yandex in talks to buy online bank Tinkoff for $5.5 billion

Russian bank TCS Group is in talks to sell its online bank Tinkoff to Russian internet group Yandex for $5.48 billion (approximately £4.30 billion), the two companies have stated.

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Yandex goes after full control of taxi business as ride-hailing bounces back

Russian internet giant Yandex is interested in taking full control of its Yandex.Taxi ride-hailing service, a joint venture with Uber which returned to pre-pandemic growth levels i...

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Russia’s Yandex to supply Muscovites with coronavirus tests at home

Russian internet firm Yandex is working with local laboratories to offer a new service allowing Moscow’s residents to get tested for the novel coronavirus at home during the ...