Yandex N.V. (//; Russian: Яндекс) is a Russian web browser built to become the next Google back in 2006. The website has gone through many changes like being just a searching browser, an entire email and becoming into a multi-service website. The company was originally founded in 2000 by Arkady Volozh but as stated before, the website didn't start until 2006. Currently headquartered in Moscow, Russia.
|Traded as||NASDAQ: YNDX, MCX: YNDX|
|Founded||1997 (Yandex search launched by CompTek)|
2000 (Yandex company founded)
|Headquarters||ul. Lva Tolstogo, 16, Moscow, Russia, 119021|
|Russia, Turkey, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Armenia, Israel and Estonia|
|Arkady Volozh (CEO)|
|Products||Alisa (virtual assistant)|
|Total assets||$NaN (2020)|
|Total equity||$NaN (2020)|
Number of employees
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Yandex runs Yandex Translate, a machine translation program. It uses computer software to translate text or speech from Russian into either English or Ukrainian or back. Yandex Translate started in 2011. The team that built it read thousands of documents and their translations and built a dictionary for Yandex Translate.
- "Yandex Announces Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2020 Financial Results" (PDF). Yandex. 16 February 2021. p. 23. Retrieved 16 February 2021.
- "Yandex Announces Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2019 Financial Results". Yandex. 14 February 2020. Retrieved 14 February 2020.
- Yandex (February 15, 2018). "Yandex Announces Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2017 Financial Results". Press release. https://ir.yandex/releasedetail.cfm?ReleaseID=1057604.
- Steve O'Hear (March 16, 2011). "Anyone speak Russian? Yandex rolls out Yandex.Translate". TechCrunch. Retrieved August 7, 2020.
- Martin Brinkmann (August 4, 2020). "Translate Web Pages brings Chrome-like translate functionality to Firefox". GHacks. Retrieved August 7, 2020.
- "Firefox add-on brings Google Chrome-like built-in translation capabilities". TWCN Technology News. August 3, 2020. Retrieved August 7, 2020.
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