Tag: Russia

Russia approves Yandex ridesharing business with Uber
Tech

Russia approves Yandex ridesharing business with Uber

The Federal Antimonopoly Service of the Russian Federation has approved the agreement between Yandex and Uber to combine their ride-sharing businesses in Russia. The Ministry of Antimonopoly Regulation and Trade of the Republic of Belarus has also approved the transaction in Belarus. The decision of the antimonopoly service of Kazakhstan […]

Russian authorities arrest cron cybercrime gang
Global

Russian authorities arrest cron cybercrime gang

Russian Police have apprehended 16 members of a notorious criminal ring that was targeting bank accounts by using an Android malware, dubbed ‘ Cron ,’ that compromised more than one million Android smartphones. It was confirmed that the criminal organization had successfully stolen nearly USD900,000 from bank accounts. Law enforcement, […]

Samsung opens Russian dedicated newsroom
Marketing

Samsung opens Russian dedicated newsroom

Samsung Electronic, the parent company of Samsung mobile might be stepping up its media awareness in Russia with the launch of an online newsroom dedicated to the country. A statement issued by Samsung media team said the new Russian-language news and information hub that will provide contents targeting local media […]

Russia’s Yandex posts $364 million for Q1
Tech

Russia’s Yandex posts $364 million for Q1

Russia’s largest search engine provider, Yandex N.V said its revenue for the first quarter of the year rose to RUB20.7 billion which is approximately USD364 million. On a year on year basis, its revenue was up 25% compared with Q1 2016 Arkady Volozh, Chief Executive Officer of Yandex said that: […]