Google, Yandex introduces new rel-alternate-hreflang annotation to help specify multinational and multilingual websites. Google adds nonprofits information to Knowledge Graph. Matt Cutts, don’t buy spammy domain.
Yandex, the Russian Google search engine rival signed a agreement with Twitter to include weets in Yandex’s Blog Search results. With, this partnership, the microblogging service will license the full feed of all public tweets – a ‘firehose’ of data – to Yandex’s search engine.
Yandex, the Russian search engine and advertising giant, has become the default search engine on Windows Phone-based handsets in Russia. Teaming up with, Nokia, Samsung, HTC and Microsoft, the Russian search giant will provide its search services on the latest Windows Phone smartphone models on the country’s mobile market.
Yandex, Russian search engine starting Monday, September 5, unveiled a new 10 blue links experience for its users with a new “infinite scroll” feature that allows Yandex users to simply add 10 more results to the page they are currently viewing.
While Yandex previously offered some locally relevant search suggestions, now all of Yandex’s search suggestions are based on a user’s location. The search suggestions appear in the same bar but are broken out by city.
The example below searches Moscow, St. Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Perm:
Yandex, Russian search engine has introduced “geo-targeted ads” to its business directory. Now, Yandex will highlight the location of local and small businesses in Yandex’s map and search results, based users’ searching.
Here’s what the new geo-targeted ads will look like. There’re two search boxes –the left box is the “what” and the …
What’s the most obvious way to try doing Jeopardy? What about just using a plain old search engine? And just feeding Jeopardy clues into it, and seeing what documents get matched. After taking a random sampling of 200,000 “Jeopardy” clues, Stephen Wolfram fed it as input (without quotes) to a search engine, he counted:
Russian search engine Yandex reported that “their year-over-year (YoY) revenue increased by 43%, reaching 12.5 billion rubles ($410 million). Contextual advertising was Yandex’s top source of revenue last year, accounting for 88% of its profits. Revenue from contextual ads grew 45% YoY and the number of advertisers increased by more than 40%, totaling more than …