Swiss Automaton by Junod

Inside the secret world of Swiss automatons (they're vintage yet sci-fi!)

One man in Switzerland is continuing a lost art. François Junod is a wizard in the secretive field of automatons. His machines can be programmed to do...
Climeworks Swiss Start-up

Climeworks miraculously sucks harmful CO2 from the air

For many, Climeworks came out of thin air. Suddenly, two Swiss engineers were all over the airwaves, talking about sucking carbon dioxide...
Startups Zurich

Switzerland’s Startup Scene is Warming Up

From creative hubs to accelerators like Kickstart and the Digital Festival, the proof is in the pudding that Zürich is about to erupt with digital startups.
IBM Research Zurich - Think Lab

Inside the IBM Research Lab in Zürich

I had a déjà-vu of my student days in Lausanne when I entered the IBM Research campus near Zürich. This year marks sixty years of...
Swiss Stormtrooper Star Wars

Why the Stormtroopers in Star Wars are actually Swiss

Thanks to a technology developed at Disney Research in Switzerland, the Stormtroopers in the new Star Wars each have their own identity...
US Embassy Geneva, Switzerland

3 Secrets about NSA's Spy Hub in Geneva

As a global hub for humanitarian organizations, Switzerland's second biggest city Geneva seems like a logical choice as an NSA spying target...
Swiss Catbot

Swiss ROBOCAT Moves Like a Jaguar (Sponsored Video)

Just recently, researchers from the École Polytechnique Fédérale in Lausanne have developed a robot that moves like a jaguar - no pun intended!

BringBee - An Innovative Home Delivery Service

"Would you like to earn 13 Swiss francs for delivering IKEA merchandise?" Behind this lucrative gig is BringBee, an innovative start-up from Switzerland...