Yandex launches search engine for Uzbekistan
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- Today, Yandex launched a search designed specifically for Uzbekistan. Now, residents of the country can search for information, videos and pictures all over the Internet, and only on the Tas-ix sites.
When searching for answers, Yandex takes into account a large number of factors: compliance of the content of the document with the request, quality of the resource, speed of loading pages, personal preferences of users and many others. Sites connected to the Tas-ix network are very popular in Uzbekistan: they open quickly and save traffic. Therefore, Yandex created for the inhabitants of Uzbekistan a search only on the sites Tas-ix, and in the search results on the whole Internet began to mark these sites with a special icon. In total, Yandex knows more than two and a half thousand Tas-ix sites, and a specially developed algorithm is responsible for their markup.
To create a local search requires data and knowledge of the needs of the audience. In Uzbekistan, the search for organizations is especially popular. Therefore, Yandex added to the search information about several tens of thousands of local companies. For example, you can search (cafes nearby) and see them on the map along with ratings, reviews and opening hours. Or ask Yandex (where to go) and see the materials on this topic that are popular with Uzbek users.
So that people can quickly enter a query, they are offered search hints. Yandex has compiled a large database of tips suitable for residents of Uzbekistan. So, on request (weather), the answer can be seen right at the tips.
In addition to searching, Yandex offers Uzbeks a whole range of services. Yandek.Novosti, Yandeks.Pochta, Yandeks.Pogoda, Yandex.Music, Yandex.Disk file storage service, machine translation from dozens of languages, a detailed map of Tashkent and several other major cities of the country are available on the portal yandex.uz. For trips around the country, drivers can use the Yandex.Navigator mobile application.