Yandex buys mobile interface company SPB Software – Mobile World Live

Yandex buys mobile interface company SPB Software

29 NOV 2011

Russian search engine company Yandex has acquired mobile software maker SPB Software, reports the Wall Street Journal. SPB’s Shell 3D mobile interface was recently chosen by Chinese vendor Huawei for its Android-powered Vision device. “Mobile is a vital part of our growth strategy. The acquisition of SPB Software creates new market potential for us,” Yandex’s CEO Arkady Volozh said in a statement. The price of the deal wasn’t revealed.

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