How Googley Is Yandex Anyway?

Posted: 22/02/2012 in Technology
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The Russian search company has just announced a collaboration with Twitter. Here’s how they’re becoming more like Google–and also how they also zag with every Google zig.

Yandex and Twitter just announced a collaboration that would give the Russian search company access to Twitter’s fire hose of real-time updates, news, and events.  Yandex was growing “Google-style,” sprouting add-ons and apps month on month. Yandex now has a video search service, a photo hosting site, and an advertising analysis tool. It runs primarily on advertising money. Recently it added an online payments system (Yandex.money). Sound like anyone we know?

Continue reading at : http://www.fastcompany.com/1818075/how-googley-is-yandex-anyway

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