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Russian mobile game developer makes record profits during lockdowns

4:16pm BST

MOSCOW, June 5 A mobile game developer founded in Russia registered record profits during coronavirus lockdowns around the globe as more people downloaded games while confined to their homes, one of its founders said.

Ride-hailing service Wheely risks Moscow ban in dispute over geolocation data

02 Jun 2020

(This June 1 story corrects to make clear throughout that Wheely provides ride-hailing services)

Yandex's fuel payment service booms as Russians go contactless in pandemic

27 May 2020

MOSCOW Russian internet giant Yandex has seen a surge in use of its contactless payments service at petrol stations during the coronavirus pandemic, sparking fears among some station owners of a plunge in business at their shops.

Yandex's fuel payment service booms as Russians go contactless in pandemic

27 May 2020

MOSCOW, May 27 Russian internet giant Yandex has seen a surge in use of its contactless payments service at petrol stations during the coronavirus pandemic, sparking fears among some station owners of a plunge in business at their shops.

Russia's Yandex.Taxi targets continued profitability even as rides plummet

28 Apr 2020

MOSCOW Yandex.Taxi, the ride-hailing arm of Russian internet giant Yandex , is hoping to remain profitable in the second half of this year despite a sharp drop in sales as coronavirus restrictions keep people across the country at home.

Scammers try to cash in on lockdown passes in virus-hit Moscow

17 Apr 2020

MOSCOW Fraudsters are trying to cash in on a new coronavirus travel permit system in Moscow by offering to help people illegally circumvent it for cash, online adverts for their services show.

CORRECTED-Russia's Yandex has ambitions for global 'robotaxi' fleet

12 Mar 2020

MOSCOW, March 12 Russian technology giant Yandex wants to launch a worldwide fleet of 'robotaxis' using its driverless car software and thinks this is possible within a few years, the company's head of driverless cars Dmitry Polishchuk told Reuters.

Russian driverless tech company Cognitive Pilot sets sights on IPO

21 Feb 2020

MOSCOW Russian technology start-up Cognitive Pilot, which makes components for driverless vehicles, is considering an initial public offering (IPO) after 2023, its chief executive told Reuters.

Yandex races ahead with driverless car plans

14 Feb 2020

MOSCOW Internet company Yandex , which reported lower growth in fourth-quarter profit on Friday, is poised to test its driverless cars outside Russia this year.

Russia proposes banning foreign IT for critical infrastructure

10 Feb 2020

MOSCOW A Russian government agency has proposed banning the use of foreign information technology for critical national infrastructure, a draft government order shows, as Moscow moves to step up its control over the internet within its borders.

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