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Russia and China to sign treaty on combating illegal online content

Oct 08 2019

MOSCOW Russia and China will sign a cooperation treaty aimed at combating illegal content on the Internet this month, Russia's state communications watchdog said on Tuesday, an example of deepening cooperation between the powers.

Russia's Yandex launches video service aimed at rivaling YouTube

Sep 27 2019

Russian internet giant Yandex is launching a video streaming service aimed at rivaling Google's YouTube that will allow users to publish videos on its personal recommendation platform Yandex Zen, the company said on Friday.

Huawei in talks to install Russian operating system on tablets for country's population census: sources

Aug 26 2019

MOSCOW China's Huawei has begun talks with Russia about installing Russian operating system (OS) Aurora on 360,000 of its tablets to conduct Russia's population census next year, two sources told Reuters.

Russia's Mail.ru expands in car sharing with YouDrive stake

Aug 22 2019

MOSCOW Russian internet group Mail.ru has teamed up with investment firm Proxima Capital to buy a controlling stake in car-sharing operator YouDrive, which it may fold into its planned food and taxi joint venture with state-run Sberbank.

Russia's Yandex looks at ten-fold increase in driverless car fleet to speed up testing

Aug 19 2019

MOSCOW Yandex, a Russian equivalent to Google, said it is considering expanding its fleet of self-driving cars to up to 1,000 within the next two years in order to speed up tests on the fledgling technology.

Tencent-backed China firm, Russia's Mail.ru to tie up for gaming growth: sources

Jul 31 2019

BEIJING/MOSCOW Tencent-backed Chinese video game publisher iDreamSky Technology Holdings and Russian tech firm Mail.ru Group are forming an alliance, in a move that will help Mail.ru expand its gaming footprint in China, two sources said.

Russia's Yandex shares bounce after criticism of draft foreign ownership law

Jul 29 2019

MOSCOW Shares in Yandex, a Russian equivalent to Google, bounced on Monday after Deputy Prime Minister Maxim Akimov called a draft law on limiting foreign ownership in major Russian IT companies "destructive".

UPDATE 1-Russia's Yandex shares bounce after criticism of draft foreign ownership law

Jul 29 2019

MOSCOW, July 29 Shares in Yandex, a Russian equivalent to Google, bounced on Monday after Deputy Prime Minister Maxim Akimov called a draft law on limiting foreign ownership in major Russian IT companies "destructive".

Sberbank, Mail.ru to set up Yandex.Taxi rival as Russia's internet booms

Jul 25 2019

MOSCOW Russia's Sberbank and internet firm Mail.ru said on Thursday they would invest up to 64 billion roubles ($1 billion) in a new joint platform for taxi services and food, as online sales in the country gather pace.

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