Iran’s navy on Wednesday released a photo of what’s being called a “suicide drone” that can be loaded with explosive materials and deliberately crashed into targets at sea and on land.
Iran has ordered foreign messaging apps to store all data on its citizens within the country’s borders, Reuters reports, giving the companies one year to comply. Iran’s Supreme Council of Cyberspace announced the measures on Sunday, saying they are based on the “guidelines and concerns of the supreme leader” Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, according to the local IRNA news agency.
Once the world’s sixth largest saltwater lake, Lake Urmia, lost in the desolate mountains of northwestern Iran, has begun shrinking. As the lake has dried up and its shores have started to recede, the surrounding land has begun to die, causing an unprecedented ecological disaster.
Russian internet search engine Yandex, which manages to beat Google on its own turf, is to start operating in Iran. This is after Russian and Iranian communications ministers Nikolay Nikiforov and Mahmoud Vaezi signed a deal Sunday, TASS reports.
Kaspersky Lab has said it had detected a sophisticated malware that was used to hack into venues linked to talks on Iran’s nuclear program. It’s widely believed that Israeli spies were behind the activities.
TEHRAN—Decorated with a foosball table, brightly colored walls and videogame consoles, the offices of Café Bazaar look no different than many Internet startups in technology hubs like San Francisco, London or Berlin.
An Iranian court Wednesday ordered the government to halt the activities of WhatsApp, along with other social networking apps LINE and Tango, the IRNA news agency reported. Social websites including YouTube, Twitter and Facebook have already been blocked by censors.
(Reuters) – Iran is to expand what it calls “smart filtering” of the Internet, a policy of censoring undesirable content on websites without banning them completely, as it used to, the government said on Friday.
Iran has started screening social networking sites as part of a government project, censoring images on photo sharing application Instagram for being “offensive”.
As the negotiations between Iran and the world powers over its nuclear program reach a critical point, some western companies are doing their utmost to be first in line to enter the huge Iranian market.
Omid Kokabee, an Iranian graduate student in physics at the University of Texas at Austin who was imprisoned for refusing to contribute to weapons research in his home country, has been awarded the 2014 Scientific Freedom and Responsibility Award from AAAS.
When Iranian students began classes on 23 September, the ministry of science, research, and technology – which oversees higher education – had no minister. Iran’s parliament sacked the incumbent Reza Farajidana in August, reflecting anxiety among conservative deputies over renewed political unrest among students.
Millions of Iranian computers sport the logos of Psiphon, Freegate, Ultra Soft, Tor or other programs that allows users to navigate the Web freely – and undetected.
Iran’s Judiciary has ordered the ministry of communications to
The Grand Ayatollah’s comments come after one of Iran’s largest mobile operators, Irancell, announced this month that it would test 3G services to universities and government offices, and after Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said earlier this year that Iran should upgrade its internet services.
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Kamran Elahian is on a mission. The entrepreneur who founded a string of successful semiconductor companies
Maryam Mirzakhani has become the first woman to win the Fields Medal, the most prestigious prize in mathematics. Mirzakhani, 37, is
Apparently, Rouhani, who is perceived by Western countries as a good change for the Islamic Republic, has been silent about and complicit in these atrocities and human rights violations. The reasons are evident. First of all, any political figure who is allowed to run for presidency, and has the blessing of the Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, supports the ideals of the Islamic revolutions, as well as the attempt to maintain the current status quo of the Islamic Republic’s political and ideological structure.
Chinese cyber-crooks are stealing the secrets of the leading weapons systems manufacturers. Iran and other America-hating nations are trying to
ISLAMABAD: Iran has reportedly blocked access to Google and Wikipedia despite recent announcement of its plans to ease up internet