News tagged with iran

Iran denies has plan to cut Internet access

Iran has denied online reports surfacing Tuesday that it plans to cut access to the Internet in August and replace it with a national intranet, according to a statement by the ministry of communication and ...

dateApr 10, 2012 in Internet
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Iran conducting cyber-war with BBC: broadcaster

Iran launched a "sophisticated cyber-attack" in an attempt to disrupt the BBC's Persian service, which is watched by over seven million viewers weekly, the broadcaster's chief was to claim Wednesday.

dateMar 14, 2012 in Internet
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Twitter adds Arabic and Hebrew

Twitter on Tuesday launched Arabic, Hebrew, Farsi and Urdu versions of its website, further localizing of the popular one-to-many text messaging service.

dateMar 06, 2012 in Internet
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Twitter CEO says blocking policy over-distilled

(AP) -- Twitter CEO Dick Costolo sought to calm the global outrage over the company's new country-by-country censorship policy on Monday, complaining in part that the issue is being treated with the same kind of shorthand ...

dateJan 31, 2012 in Internet
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Kaspersky team reveals Stuxnet family of weapons

(PhysOrg.com) -- The Stuxnet cyber weapon that was designed to cripple control systems in Iran’s nuclear plant was just one of five weapons engineered in the same lab, and three have not been released yet. That is the ...

dateDec 29, 2011 in Internet weblog
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RQ-170 drone's ambush facts spilled by Iranian engineer

(PhysOrg.com) -- In the aftermath of the Iran capture of a US military drone earlier this month now come arguments over how Iran managed to pull it off. An Iranian engineer’s exclusive interview with The Christian Science Monitor has been published, which details how the Iranians captured the drone through ...

dateDec 17, 2011 in Other weblog
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EU Commissioner calls for new tools for bloggers

(AP) -- The European Union should help teach bloggers living under oppressive regimes how to communicate freely and avoid detection, and develop technology to help them, the bloc's digital affairs commissioner ...

dateDec 09, 2011 in Internet
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A list of the planthoppers of Iran

A list of 235 planthoppers from Iran is recorded along with distribution data. This list is based on previous studies on Iranian Auchenorrhyncha during last 100 years. In addition to the latest species names for any record, ...

dateNov 08, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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Fold mountains slip on soft areas

The Zagros Mountains are well researched from a geological perspective. However, scientists at the ETH Zurich have now used computer simulations to demonstrate for the first time how it came about that mainly ...

dateAug 11, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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