Yandex releases browser to challenge Google, maintain market share

By Shawn Knight
Oct 1, 2012
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  1. Russian-based Internet search engine Yandex have released their own web browser in an effort to compete with Google and defend its market share. The browser is based on the WebKit platform and Google's Chromium code and also borrows components from...

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  2. VitalyT

    VitalyT TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 1,647   +506

    Google vs Yandex - the new cold war!

    By the way, for those unaware, the meaning of "Yandex" is "I Index", in Russian, apple-mania in disguise... those sneaky f. Russians...
    treetops likes this.
  3. Darkshadoe

    Darkshadoe TechSpot Maniac Posts: 524   +97

    If you do a search, does the KGB comes to your home and say "VEE VILL ASK DE QUESTIONS!"
  4. psycros

    psycros TechSpot Booster Posts: 688   +207

    Opera is actually #1 somewhere? Amazing.
  5. Littleczr

    Littleczr TechSpot Booster Posts: 368   +68

    I don't trust the Russians.
  6. I trust the Chinese (Maxthorn or what) even less. It is either the communist party watching your browsing, or the mafia.
  7. Khanonate

    Khanonate TechSpot Member Posts: 91   +7

    In Russia, no one mentions KGB or Gulag for all of you!
  8. Rasta211

    Rasta211 TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 194   +24

    In mother Russia, you don't ask Yandex questions, it ask you!
    Darkshadoe likes this.
  9. avoidz

    avoidz TechSpot Maniac Posts: 454   +54

    I don't trust Chinese browsers. Don't think I trust the Russian ones much either. And I still don't trust Google Chrome.
  10. Russia catching up in the software market. Good to see that. I admire the Russians and their technolgy.
  11. RajeGera

    RajeGera Newcomer, in training Posts: 50

    Its pretty much alike chrome only..
     
  12. Nero7

    Nero7 Newcomer, in training Posts: 19

    Excellent browser so far. I wonder if all the usa kids commentign here forgot who has modern KZ in Cuba and Abu Ghraib. If anyone the russians are more to be trusted than the americans and europeans. on top of that since we don't live there who cares about what they know they have no say where we are.


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