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World empires of the Internet

Source: Information Geographies

Internet companies are an extension of their nations’ soft power.  This map, based on data compiled in 2013, shows the number of Internet users and the most-visited web site in each country. 273 more words

The Passing Scene

Russia is getting its own "right to be forgotten"

Last May, the European Court of Justice ruled that search engines would, on receiving a valid claim from an individual, have to delete links (pdf) to web pages that were “inaccurate, inadequate, irrelevant, or excessive for the purpose of the data processing.” At the time, Google… 240 more words

My Take on Yandex Pre-interview Python Assignment

I’ve applied for a junior Python position at Russian internet giant Yandex (very similar to Google). And although my application has been rejected, due to lack of experience, I think their little pre-interview test and my take on that may be of interest to any inquisitive pythonista. 442 more words

Yandex launches Yandex.Radio, A Curated Free Music Service for Russian Users

Russians will be one of the first countries to get access to the new music service that Apple is reportedly launching next week. Russian search giant Yandex will enhance its own. 248 more words


Yandex Launches Yandex.Radio, A Curated Free Music Service For Russian Users

Amid reports that Russia will be one of the first countries to get access to the new music service that Apple is reportedly launching next week, Russian search giant… 558 more words


Top 5: Android communication applications

SMTP and XMPP clients are perhaps the most important applications that the digital communication world has to offer. Be it connecting with your friends instantly or consultation from the tech support team (this can become tedious some times, most of the times). 625 more words


Yandex Pushes Privacy With Beta Release Of Its Minimalist Browser

Russia’s Yandex has added a suite of new privacy centric features to an experimental browser it unveiled last year, as well as now switching the software from alpha to beta — and making it its default browser for international users. 332 more words