EghtesadOnline: In light of the new round of US sanctions, there is speculation that authorities in Tehran may seek to circumvent the hostile economic restrictions with the help of blockchain and other financial and monetary technologies.
EghtesadOnline: The marketing holding company DNA Union in collaboration with local startup accelerator MAPS opened an innovation center in Tehran on Sunday to promote applications of cutting-edge technologies in the advertisement sector.
EghtesadOnline: Sharif University of Technology and Tehran Municipality are jointly developing an ‘Innovation Zone’ in central Tehran to house startups and emerging technology firms.
EghtesadOnline: An electric motorcycle has been produced locally by the Khodadadi Technical Institute in Bander Anzali in Gilan Province.
EghtesadOnline: Fears that robots will eliminate your job are unfounded with a growing number of employers planning to increase or maintain headcount as a result of automation, staffing company Manpower Group said in a survey published on Friday.
EghtesadOnline: In the coming fiscal (2019-20), Iran government expects to earn 100 trillion rials ($864 million) from the ICT sector, down 9% compared to projected income for the current year that ends in March.
EghteadOnline: A communication balloon that can be deployed during emergencies to provide telecommunication services was tested in Alborz Province.
EghtesadOnline: A bloated bureaucracy, red tape and lack of well-defined and unambiguous legal frameworks regarding copyright and user privacy are the main hurdles Iranian startups and e-commerce firms say they are grappling with.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s bid to put into orbit a micro-class non-military satellite named Payam failed due to technical problems during launch.
EghtesadOnline: In the last fiscal that ended in March 2018, Iran’s mobile phone market was worth 17.72 trillion rials. At that time the greenback on average fetched 40,450 rials, which means the local cellphone market almost a year ago was worth $438 million.