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

26 Aug 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

22 Aug 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 10-fold increase in driverless car fleet to speed up testing

19 Aug 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

31 Jul 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

29 Jul 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

29 Jul 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

25 Jul 2019

MOSCOW Russia's Sberbank and internet firm Mail.ru said on Thursday they would invest up to 64 billion roubles (£811.7 million) in a new joint platform for taxi services and food, as online sales in the country gather pace.

Yandex's joint venture with Uber to buy smaller Russian taxi firm's assets

15 Jul 2019

MOSCOW Russian internet company Yandex's joint venture with Uber has agreed to buy Russian taxi firm Vezet's core business, further cementing Yandex's role as a major online taxi operator in Russia and neighboring countries.

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