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Food & Beverage Bitten Food Conference Is An Ideas Buffet for Creative Minds

We interviewed Naz Riahi on this year's Bitten conference that will explore food through the lens of technology, trends, creativity and innovation

Automotive How Tehran's Answer To Uber Is Changing The Way People Travel And Live

Users can enjoy a low-cost ride without having to share their taxi but the app is also challenging Iranian notions of customer service and even female employment

Syndicated Biking Women Make A Political Statement In Tehran

As traffic chokes the capital city, a powerful movement is growing with the aid of social media

Advertising This Trojan Horse App Delivers Tabooed Information To Iranian Women

Hamdan poses as a period-tracking app, but in reality it features information about STDs, birth control, domestic violence and marriage contracts

Design 10 Stories You Need To Know Today

LA to get large scale rooftop solar panels, Samsung overtakes Apple in mobile web use and Zynga's real-money gambling games to go on Facebook.

Gaming & Play 8 Stories You Need To Know Today

Starbucks to ban smoking outside cafes, Volvo uses Twitter as focus group and BMW designs a gaming machine.

Features Could Bitcoin Be More Than A Digital Currency?

Bitcoin, the digital coin with a questionable past, is gaining ground as a legitimate currency, trading at $32 a share last week.

Retail 14 Stories You Need To Know Today

Anna Wintour could become an ambassador, Square launches gift cards, and Gmail goes down for some users...Links to start your day with.

Technology 19 Stories You Need To Know Today

Private Facebook messages posted on users' walls, the unlikely profitable franchise of James Bond, and Apple to be the first trillion dollar company...Links to start your day with.

Home 11 Stories You Need to Know Today

Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon, bank paying interest in ice cream, and the anticipated Wii U launch...Links to start your day with.

Luxury Interactive Play Fights Censorship By Asking Audiences To Leave Phones On

White Rabbit, Red Rabbit, by Nassim Soleimanpour, who is not allowed to leave Iran, has no director, no rehearsals and no set. Viewers participate through mobile emails to the scriptwriter in Tehran.

Clinton Says US Will Open Iranian Embassy Online [Headlines]

The United States government will have a virtual embassy for Iran up and running by the end of this year.

Luxury Monocolumn: Water Fights In Tehran Cause Uproar

In today's column from luxury magazine Monocle, when a water fight involving 3,000 people broke out in Tehran, police started to make several arrests, for no apparent reason.

Technology Hactivism For Human Rights

Access is a global movement consisting of former hackers who have dedicated their lives to securing internet freedom for social activists around the world.