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Hamidreza Zare

Hamidreza Zare
Hamidreza is a content manager at Harasp. He is also a student of English Literature and is fascinated by tech, e-commerce, fashion, linguistics and sports.
Iran ICT Minister on State TV: Internet Censorship Is Not in Our Hands
This week the Minister of ICT, Azari Jahromi, appeared as a guest on one of the most popular TV shows in Iran called Dorehami, and discussed some of the ministry’s accomplishments and challenges during his headship. These challenges mostly included Internet accessibility, censorship and the overall atmosphere in the cyberspace.
Iran Tech Weekly Recap
Every week we’ll be bringing you the highlights of Iran’s tech scene in the past week. This week, we covered details of Iran’s first cryptocurrency, the possibility of lifting Twitter’s ban in Iran, Tebyan’s second data center and ICT Parks’ growth in the country.
Over 230 Million Dollar Exports from Iran’s ICT Parks
Iran’s Science Minister gave the latest statistics regarding ICT Parks and knowledge-based firms’ economic contributions to the country.
Iran Tech Weekly Recap | Feb 19
Every week we’ll be bringing you the highlights of Iran’s tech scene in the past week. This week, we covered Iran’s great capacity to issue its own cryptocurrency, USSD service’s safety guarantee, ICT developments in 5 years, new ride-hailing apps and the incident at Snapp’s Kerman office.
Iran’s National Monitoring Report of Business Environment - Fall 2017
According to the results of Iran’s National Monitoring report of Business Environment in the fall of 2017, the national business index was 5.85 (10.0 being the worst) which is somewhat worse than last season’s evaluation (5.77 in the summer).
Iran Tech Weekly Recap | Feb 12, 2018
Every week we’ll be bringing you the highlights of Iran’s tech scene in the past week. In this week, we covered President’s Rouhani’s comments on Internet censorship, government’s support of knowledge-based companies, Central Bank of Iran’s interference to stop USSD payments and Samsung’s dilemma in Iran.
Central Bank of Iran May Stop USSD Payments
Last week the Central Bank of Iran announced a statement on stopping USSD services in the country from the 4th of February. Later Iran’s ICT Minister announced that this decision is temporarily nullified.
Iran’s Landscape in Space Science and Technology
The third of February happens to be the national day of Space Technology in the Iranian calendar. This day was named after the successful launch of Iran’s first Satellite, which was placed in orbit in February 2009. Read more about Iran's space technology on TechRasa.
Iran’s Parliament Approves the 10% Import Duty for Foreign Video Games
This year’s budget bill in the field of ICT, includes 10% import duty for non-Iranian or foreign video games.
Telegram Booming in Iran After the Temporary Ban
Until the 22nd of this January Iran National Center for Cyberspace has counted more than 754 thousand and 516 Persian channels on Telegram messaging app in its daily analysis on the activities of Iranian users.

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