Cyrus Farivar

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Global Politics

Google's threat to China

Google cites cyber attacks on the e-mail accounts of Chinese rights activists as the reason for threatening to pull out of China. Cyrus Farivar reports on what Google's move means for other Internet companies doing business in China.

Global Politics

I'mHalal: The Muslim search engine

In Islam, something that is haram is forbidden. The opposite of haram is halal, permissible. Now, a new Internet search engine is helping Muslims sort out the levels of what is forbidden, offering up clean search results, Cyrus Farivar has the story.


Baseball translator

Reporter Cyrus Farivar profiles the man the Los Angeles Dodgers hired as a Japanese translator. It helps that he speaks Spanish too.

Conflict & Justice

Going after hi-tech piracy

Cyrus Farivar reports on a new type of political party that's springing up in countries across Europe. The Pirate Party wants to reform intellectual property law in the cyber world, and membership is growing.

Conflict & Justice

Persian tech talk

The technology industry moves quickly...and there are already upgrades out there in response to the turmoil in Iran. Google, Facebook, and Apple now offer Persian language capabilities. Correspondent Cyrus Farivar has the story.