According to RBC, Yandex is a typical growth company and one of the small representatives of the IT sector in the Russian market.
We remind: the company began with the search engine Yandex, which was developed at the computer company CompTek (1993).
The actual name Yandex is an abbreviation for the expression Yet ANother inDEXer (another indexer).
Today, there are following company's services: Yandex.Search, Yandex.Maps, Yandex.News, Yandex.Cloud, Yandex.Drive, and so on.
Most recently, the IT giant became the owner of Yandex.Market, having bought out a stake in Sberbank.
The company also devotes a lot of time to artificial intelligence technologies and unmanned vehicles. Almost all services use machine learning technology.
The key shareholder of the company is one of its founders Arkady Volozh.
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