In a massive underground bunker in a secret location in the Swiss Alps lies one of Switzerland's 55 data centres. Industry insiders predict the wealthy Alpine nation will soon be known as the world's data vault.
TheStreet (Mar. 21, 2014) Retailers and advertisers are trying to figure out just what to do with personal technology. Right now, it's mostly at the experimental stage and they are not sure which items will appeal to ... watch video
AP (Apr. 9, 2014) Florida has become the first state to bring criminal money laundering charges in a case involving the virtual currency bitcoin. It's a case that could test whether current law can adapt to new ... watch video
Reuters (May 21, 2012) A new aerial surveillance system to protect forests and endangered species in remote parts of the world is being pioneered by a pair of ecologists in Switzerland. The researchers have designed and ... watch video
Reuters - Light News Video Online (Dec. 9, 2014) An Israeli company aims to break the Guinness World Record for the smallest Bible, with a nano chip that can be embedded in jewelry. Tara Cleary reports.
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AFP (June 13, 2013) The airport of Geneva in Switzerland has launched the first movable and autonomous robot, which is used to guide travelers with around 10 destinations: from toilets to ATM and baggage claim. ... watch video
Reuters (Aug. 5, 2013) Researchers in Switzerland are developing a flying robot designed to navigate and collect data in cluttered environments. The robot is equipped to stick to vertical surfaces, as well recover and ... watch video
Reuters (Aug. 19, 2013) 'Cheetah Cub' is a robot being developed by scientists in Switzerland, to one day assist in search and rescue missions. The machine does not yet have a head, but otherwise looks and runs like a cat, ... watch video
May 26, 2015 Drones, say goodbye to pilots. With the goal of achieving autonomous flight of these aerial vehicles, researchers have developed a vision and learning system to control and ... read more
May 21, 2015 People who post Facebook status updates about their romantic partner are more likely to have low self-esteem, while those who brag about diets, exercise, and accomplishments are typically ... read more
May 22, 2015 A technique has been developed that enables hydrographic printing, a widely used industrial method for transferring color inks on a thin film to the surface of 3D objects, to ... read more
May 7, 2014 Scientists have discovered a new species of aculeate wasp, not hidden somewhere in a jungle on a remote continent, but in Central Europe, in a swampy area just a few kilometers from Zurich. The new ... read more
Sep. 25, 2012 Researchers have demonstrated for the first time that a high level of species diversity in alpine plants does not necessarily go hand in hand with a high level of genetic diversity. This finding ... read more
July 10, 2012 Switzerland’s highest peaks in the geologically young central Alps have been this high for quite some time, as a new study shows. 15 million years ago Europe’s own mountain range was at least as ... read more
Dec. 5, 2010 New research shows that notches carved by rivers at the bottom of glacial valleys in the Swiss Alps survive from one glacial episode to the next, protected in part by the glaciers ... read more