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Iranians rail against Apple, Google over pulling of Apps

By Holly Dagres, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Imagine trying to hail an Uber on a street corner only for the Uber app on your iPhone to suddenly stop working. That’s what happened to some Iranians when Apple pulled Snapp, a popular […]

Iran’s Tech Sector Blooms despite Sanctions

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. The names may be unfamiliar but the services are immediately recognisable: Snapp is Iran’s answer to Uber, Digikala is its Amazon, and Pintapin its Booking.com. US sanctions have protected the Islamic republic’s tech sector, […]

Russian Billionaire Invests in Iran

Billionaire entrepreneur Vladimir Potanin has become the first Russian investor to buy stakes in a number of Iranian companies after the removal of anti-Tehran sanctions, a report said. Potanin through his Winter Capital Partners fund became a shareholder in a number of Iranian internet companies, including the country’s biggest web retailer – Digikala, RT reported […]

The First Gathering of Iran’s e-Business Leaders

The First Gathering of Iran’s e-Business Leaders brought together top Iranian e-Business community members including Iranian Information Technology Organization, E-Business Consortium (Founded by e-act.ir), Digikala, BeepTunes, Netbarg, Aparat, Akhbar Rasmi Media Agency, Anetwork Digital Media Agency, Esam, Pardakht.ir, Lavan and other high-profile figures in the field of Iran’s e-Business. At the beginning of the ceremony, Khosro […]

How Internet Censorship Protects Iranian Businesses

By Mahmoud Pargoo, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Iran continues to restrict access to US-based social media networks such as Facebook, YouTube and Twitter as well as many other websites considered immoral or against its national security. Late last month, even Telegram, […]