Cyrus Farivar

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Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Estonia. The BBC's Cyrus Farivar reports that country recently held its first national clean-up.


One Laptop update

Cyrus Farivar has an update on the "One Laptop Per Child" program initiative: it has fallen short of its goal and a there is a split among the program's partners.

North Korea signs mobile phone deal

An Egyptian telecommunications company, Orascom Telecom, says it's secured a license to bring mobile phone service to North Korea, as Cyrus Farivar reports.

Estonia's high-tech embassy

Cyrus Farivar reports that the Baltic nation of Estonia has opened a new trade office California's Silicon Valley, and its goal is to drum up high-tech business for Estonian burgeoning high-tech industry.