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Iranian Companies Developing New Video Games for Local Players

As the video game industry is rapidly growing in Iran, local companies are developing 13 new games in partnership with Iranian National Foundation of Computer Games, Science and Technology Ministry and Supreme Council of Information and Communication Technology. According to Behrouz Minaei, the Managing Director of Iranian National Foundation of Computer Games, these games will be available for different pl ...

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Zaker Ahmadi: Iranian Government Should Revoke Internet Filtering System

Zaker Ahmadi, an Iranian activist, says the government should revoke Internet filtering system as soon as possible, and allows the citizens to fully take advantage of Internet. In order to prevent clients from browsing certain websites, the Iranian government in cooperation with its Science and Technology Ministry blocks websites. “Unfortunately in recent years, the Filtering Committee has blocked a large n ...

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Tehran Municipality and Irancell Open Twitter Accounts

Although Twitter is officially blocked by the Iranian government, Tehran Municipality and Irancell have recently opened new Twitter accounts in the hope of reaching local users in this popular social networking website. According to the official account of Twitter in Persian, these accounts have been verified by the U.S.-based company, and all tweets are endorsed by these organizations. Javad Maleki, an Ira ...

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Javadzadeh: Iranian Search Engines Must Utilize Pay Per Click Advertising

During the recent years, a number of search engines have been created by start-ups and the government in Iran. These websites are mainly opened for decreasing the penetration of Google, Yahoo and Bing in the Iranian community. However, most of these search engines have failed to make money, and their revenues can barely cover current expenses. Meghdad Javadzadeh, IT analyst and marketing manager, says Irani ...

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Police Invite Mobile Manufacturers to Open Assembly Line in Iran

Brigadier General Mehdi Aboui, the officer in charge of Iran's police counternarcotics effort, says the Iranian police have invited foreign mobile phone manufacturers to open assembly lines in Iran. Accordingly, Iran’s police are trying to reduce the number of smuggled digital devices into the country. “In order to deal with the phenomenon of illegal imports of digital devices to Iran, we are planning to in ...

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Afrasiabi: Iranians are Capable of Exporting Software to Other Countries

Tehran Province Guidance Bureau Cultural-Media Deputy, Mohammad Sadegh Afrasiabi, said on Tuesday that Iranian programmers and start-ups are capable of exporting software and related services to other countries. “Fortunately the local universities in Iran have managed to instruct programmers appropriately. According to statistics released by Iran’s Science and Technology Ministry, local companies have succe ...

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Iranian Apps Stores Circumvent Sanctions on Iran

Over the past few years, international sanctions on Iran have made major apps stores to stop serving Iranian clients. According to unofficial surveys, around 6 million people are using smart phones in Iran. In order to circumvent sanctions and make money from this opportunity, Iranians have started several apps stores in the country. Reza Akhlaghi, an Iranian customer using Android-powered smart phone, says ...

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Nami: Iranians are Taking Advantage of Quality Internet Services

Iranian Minister of Communication and Information Technology Mohammad Hassan Nami says Iranians are currently taking advantage of high quality Internet services. Unofficial statistics and surveys suggest that almost 90% of Internet clients are not satisfied with the quality of their Internet services in the country. “Local operators have managed to provide high quality Internet services to clients. However, ...

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Iranians Launch Campaign to Lift Technology Sanctions

According to local media reports, Iranians are going to launch a comprehensive campaign using social networking websites in order to ask the Western governments to lift technology sanctions. Over the past few years, embargoes on Iran have also affected the status of technology and related progresses in the country. This movement has been supported by different categories of people including but not limited ...

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Iran’s Cyber Police Recommend Using Anti-Theft Software

In past few years, cyber crime rate has increased in Iran as many people have started utilizing technology and digital devices more often than before. Consequently, the number of laptop holders has increased too. Colonel Iraj Mohammad Khani, Head of Gilan Cyber Police, says clients should set up anti-theft software on their devices in the hope of tracking stolen laptops and digital devices. In recent months ...

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