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Company Overview of Yandex LLC

Company Overview

Yandex LLC operates an Internet portal in the Russian Federation. Its websites attract a workday audience from the Russian Federation, Ukraine, and internationally. The company offers specialized information services to its users. Its audiences use search engine. The company’s services include Yandex.Market, Yandex.Maps, blog search, the Web hosting service Narod.ru, and Yandex.Traffic, as well as Yandex.Money service, Yandex email, and Yandex.News. It also provides Arzamas, a location-specific search platform. In addition, the company operates a portal for Kazakhstan. Further, it offers company search on Mobile Yandex.Maps. Furthermore, the company provides a property search portal in the R...

16, Leo Tolstoy St.

Moscow,  119021

Russia

Founded in 1993

Phone:

7 495 739 7000

Fax:

7 495 739 7070

Key Executives for Yandex LLC

Investment Director
Age: 34
Chief Information Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Yandex LLC Key Developments

Yandex Launches Yandex.City Info Service

Yandex has introduced its new Yandex.City info service. The service enables users to find restaurants, beauty salons and a wide range of other businesses. Currently available only in Russian, the service is accessible on city.yandex.ru online, as well as on applications for iOS and Android. Yandex.City can be used to find companies or organizations in any Russian city. Users may search by popularity, location and other parametres. The service can direct users to the nearest pharmacy or a restaurant with European cuisine, Wi-Fi and live music. The service provides photos, user reviews and ratings to help users decide which place to visit. Users can submit their comments and reviews on the service, and vote for or against the places they know.

Yandex LLC, Annual General Meeting, May 21, 2014

Yandex LLC, Annual General Meeting, May 21, 2014.

Yandex and Higher School of Economics Open Computer Science Faculty

The Higher School of Economics and Yandex are opening a Faculty of Computer Science. It will prepare specialists in two areas - Theoretical and Applied 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. The faculty incorporates the HSE’s existing Department of Software Engineering and Department of Applied Mathematics and Informatics, which will be supplemented by the addition of a new department - Big Data and Information Retrieval - to be established on the foundations of a Yandex school that has been operating at the HSE since 2008. The faculty’s study programs are to be created jointly by HSE teaching staff and Yandex specialists, and will include courses in machine learning, computer vision, Big Data and other areas of computer science. Lectures and seminars will be led by HSE academics, Yandex staff and teachers from the School of Data Analysis.

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