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Twitter and Facebook alive again in Iran?

According to the Washington Post, the two social networks, largely dark in Iran since 2009, are once again available to some users.

By Sep. 16, 2013

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Facebook, Twitter once again on the outs in Iran

Both services were flowing to Iranian citizens on Monday, but officials there said the temporary reprieve was due to a technical glitch, according to The New York Times.

By Sep. 17, 2013

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Goodbye, Kitty: Iran to send Persian cat into space?

Rumors emerging from Iran suggest that the next animal to be shot into the stratosphere may well be extremely furry.

By Sep. 16, 2013

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Apple Macs and iOS devices en route to Iran

Now that the US government has eased sanctions on tech gadgets, Apple says it will sell Macs, iPhones, and iPads to customers planning to bring those products to the Middle Eastern country.

By Aug. 27, 2013

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U.S. lifts ban on computer exports to people in Iran

Easing of sanctions will allow U.S. residents to export communications equipment to individuals, but not to the Iranian government.

By May. 30, 2013

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Londoner's stolen laptop traced to Iran, given to family

Man has laptop stolen and tracks it to Iran. After publicising the theft on the Internet, he lets them keep it.

By Apr. 15, 2013

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Iran: We sent a monkey into space -- and brought it back

The country's state-sponsored TV claims the rocket reached a height of 72 miles before safely returning the monkey back to Earth.

By Jan. 28, 2013

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Iran said to be responsible for cyberattacks on U.S. banks

The massive wave of DDoS attacks that hit U.S. banks recently was thought to have been done by a fringe hacker group, however government officials now believe it was the work of Iran.

By Jan. 8, 2013

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Iran develops software to control access to social networks

The chief of the country's national police tells local media that the "intelligent software" will give residents limited access to social networks.

By Jan. 6, 2013

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Huawei linked to plan to sell restricted equipment to Iran

A major partner of the Chinese telecommunications gear maker offered to sell $1.7 million worth of embargoed HP computer equipment to Iran, according to documents reviewed by Reuters.

By Dec. 30, 2012