Ilya Segalovich, Co-Founder & CTO of Russian search engine Yandex, has lapsed into a coma and is brain dead. Segalovich, 48, had been responding well to cancer treatment before unexpectedly succumbing to complications early this morning, according to a statement released by the company.
Yandex listed him as dead; many news reports initially reported that he died, as did our original story. He's not expected to recover, once life-support machines are turned off.
Segalovich co-founded Yandex more than 20 years ago, building the company into one of the world's largest search engines. By [...]
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