Category: Iran technology

bne IntelliNews – Iran’s tech minister indicted for failing to properly implement internet censorship

Iran’s attorney general has indicted information and communications technology minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi, among other things for failing to properly implement internet censorship policies. Jahromi, the youngest member of President Hassan Rouhani’s cabinet and responsible for introducing fourth-generation (4G) broadband cellular network technology in Iran bucked the trend followed by previous generations of the […]

This week’s roundup: Iran, technology and the union leadership competition

January 7, 2020 by Rosalind English In the news The news has only been dramatic this week. US President Donald Trump organized the assassination of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani on Friday with a drone strike. At Soleimani’s state funeral in Tehran, the streets were filled with crowds chanting “Death to America!” And a weeping Ayatollah […]

Dutch company to invest in Iranian tech company

Amsterdam-based company International Internet Investment Coöperatief (IIIC) plans to invest 38 million euros in Iranian technology company Hezar Dastan Holdings, owner of Café Bazaar (main local market for Android applications) and Divar (service of online classifieds). “Thanks to this investment, the Dutch company will acquire a 10% stake in the holding,” said co-founder and chairman […]

German company intends to sell Iranian technology despite sanctions

June 29, 2015 10:40 (UTC+04:00) 1,544 The German petrochemical company is taking steps to funnel technology to Iran as sanctions against the Islamic Republic remain in place. Experts from Basell Polyolefine GmbH even traveled to Iran and visited petrochemical projects in Asaluyeh, southern Iran, IRNA reported. The parties have held several talks with Iranian petrochemical […]

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