Yandex Says Downloads of Its Maps for Apple iOS System Doubled

Yandex NV (YNDX), the owner of Russia’s most-used search engine, said downloads of Yandex.Maps for devices with Apple Inc. (AAPL)’s iOS operating system more than doubled after the application was integrated into iOS6 last month.

Downloads of Yandex’s Maps for iOS reached a high of 9,500 a day on Sept. 23, the company said. Yandex.Maps has 4.8 million users a month on mobile devices, the Hague-based company said.

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