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A.I. Is Making It Easier to Kill (You). Here’s How.

A.I. Is Making It Easier to Kill (You). Here’s How.

A tank that drives itself. A drone that picks its own targets. A machine gun with facial-recognition software. Sound like science fiction? Weapons powered by artificial intelligence are already here.

‘New Risks’: Swiss Government Skeptical on Central Bank Digital Currency

A digital Swiss franc would do more harm than good and bring financial risks, according to the nation's government.
Swiss Fiber TV Service 'Salt' Launches Alternative Apple TV 4K Remote Control for Frustrated Customers

Swiss Fiber TV Service 'Salt' Launches Alternative Apple TV 4K Remote Control for Frustrated Customers

Swiss telco Salt, which includes an Apple TV 4K in its domestic broadband TV bundle, has today launched an "alternative" bespoke ‌Apple TV‌ remote control for users of its 250+ channel television
Switzerland: Albanian Teen Stabs 'Krampus' at Holiday Parade

Switzerland: Albanian Teen Stabs 'Krampus' at Holiday Parade

A teenager from an Albanian background was arrested after attacking another teen dressed as Saint Nicholas's demonic counterpart "Krampus" during a parade in Switzerland.
Demand for Roger Federer commemorative coins broke Swiss mint’s online shop

Demand for Roger Federer commemorative coins broke Swiss mint’s online shop

It remains a challenge getting through the online shop today, but there are still about 10,000 coins available to buy.
A Charming Swiss Home That Respects, and Reimagines, the Past

A Charming Swiss Home That Respects, and Reimagines, the Past

The Milanese firm Studio Peregalli has tapped into the soul of a 19th-century house in order to return it to an idealized version of its former glory.
Julien Goniche at Photography Exhibit

Julien Goniche at Photography Exhibit

Artist: Julien Goniche Venue: Photography Exhibit, Zurich Exhibition Title: Dick Pics & Snot Shots Date: September 28 – November 9, 2019 Note: A text associated with the exhibition can be seen
Sri Lankan Critics Fear a Crackdown Is Underway, and Some Flee

Sri Lankan Critics Fear a Crackdown Is Underway, and Some Flee

A Swiss Embassy employee was abducted and asked about asylum applications and investigators were banned from leaving just days after Gotabaya Rajapaksa was elected.
Aaron Flint Jamison at Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen

Aaron Flint Jamison at Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen

Artist: Aaron Flint Jamison Venue: Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen Exhibition Title: Opportunity Zones Date: October 26 – January 5, 2020 Click here to view slideshow Full gallery of images, press release,

Swiss Government Moves to Remove Legal Barriers for Blockchain Development

The Swiss Federal Council has adopted a revised proposal to remove legal hurdles still holding up blockchain innovation, and will pass the legislation to the parliament.
Sri Lankan Critics Fear a Crackdown Is Underway, and Some Flee

Sri Lankan Critics Fear a Crackdown Is Underway, and Some Flee

A Swiss Embassy employee was abducted and asked about asylum applications and investigators were banned from leaving just days after Gotabaya Rajapaksa was elected.
Eliza Douglas, Puppies Puppies (Jade Kuriki Olivo) at Francesca Pia

Eliza Douglas, Puppies Puppies (Jade Kuriki Olivo) at Francesca Pia

Artists: Eliza Douglas, Puppies Puppies (Jade Kuriki Olivo) Venue: Francesca Pia, Zürich Date: October 26 – November 30, 2019 Click here to view slideshow Full gallery of images, press release, and
Roger Federer, Sneakerhead?

Roger Federer, Sneakerhead?

The 20-time Grand Slam tennis champion is taking a big step toward life after tennis with On, a small Swiss running shoe brand with a cult following and global ambitions.
Roger Federer, Sneakerhead?

Roger Federer, Sneakerhead?

The 20-time Grand Slam tennis champion is taking a big step toward life after tennis with On, a small Swiss running shoe brand with a cult following and global ambitions.
Google Pay expands internationally and supports 62 new banks

Google Pay expands internationally and supports 62 new banks

Google Pay already supports a plethora of credit cards from a multitude of banks all over the world, but there are still many institutions left that don't work with Google's payment system. It's great
Bengaluru is now the scooter sharing capital of the world

Bengaluru is now the scooter sharing capital of the world

Vogo and Bounce are leading the growth.
World's most expensive watch sells for £24.2m in charity auction

World's most expensive watch sells for £24.2m in charity auction

All proceeds from sale in Switzerland go to research into Duchenne muscular dystrophyA Patek Philippe watch has sold for a record 31m Swiss francs (£24.2m) at a charity auction hosted by Christie’s in
Bacchanal Gouttenoire Inner Light Rbca at 186f Kepler

Bacchanal Gouttenoire Inner Light Rbca at 186f Kepler

Artists: Samuel Gouttenoire, Inner Light, RBCA Venue: 186f Kepler, Basel Exhibition Title: Bacchanal Date: June, 2019 Click here to view slideshow Poster, videos and link available after the jump.
Which cheek and how many? The origins of the other French kiss

Which cheek and how many? The origins of the other French kiss

Would you kiss someone the same way in Marseilles as in Madrid? Which cheek should you present first? And how many kisses?