Thailand arrests infamous hacker wanted by Switzerland
An infamous computer hacker has been arrested in Thailand at the request of Switzerland on suspicion of hacking into bank computer systems in Europe, an official said Tuesday.
Swiss govt tightens tech security over NSA spying
The Swiss government has ordered tighter security for its own computer and telephone systems that could block foreign companies from key technology and communications contracts.
One in two Swiss users accepts a lack of privacy on the Internet
Eighty-five out of every 100 people in Switzerland have access to the internet. Internet usage is on the rise, with even 70 percent of senior citizens going online. However, the concerns about using the internet are still ...
Swiss reject plan to cap managers' pay
Swiss voters soundly rejected on Sunday a proposal to limit the pay of companies' highest-paid managers to 12 times that of their lowest-paid workers, a plan that business leaders had warned could weaken ...
Swisscom says paper got four files with internal data (Update)
Four of Swisscom's internal data files that included employee emails and other information were leaked to a top newspaper in what appears to be a criminal act, the telecommunications company said Wednesday.
Lufthansa boss quits for Roche pharmaceuticals (Update)
The head of German airline Lufthansa, Christoph Franz, will step down at the end of his current contract in May 2014 to head the board of directors at Roche pharmaceutical group, the companies announced on Monday.
Ericsson, STMicroelectronics to cut 1,600 jobs (Update)
Swedish wireless equipment maker Ericsson and Switzerland's STMicroelectronics say they will lay off up to 1,600 workers globally as part of a plan for splitting up their unprofitable joint venture.
Ericsson posts Q4 loss, but sales up
Wireless equipment maker Ericsson posted a 6.46 billion kronor ($1.02 billion) loss in the fourth quarter due to a massive one-time charge, but said Thursday its sales rose 5 percent as mobile operators invested in broadband ...
Sea Launch rocket lofts Eutelsat satellite
(AP)—Sea Launch AG says it has placed a communication satellite into orbit for global provider Eutelsat.
Swiss nuclear reactor back up after closure over defect
A reactor at a Swiss nuclear plant that automatically shut down due to a defect was brought back online Thursday evening, the operator said.
Swiss nuclear reactor shuts down due to defect
A reactor at a Swiss nuclear plant shuts down automatically Wednesday due to a defect, the operator said, stressing that the procedure had been completely safe.
Swiss firm says its new switch to aid green energy (Update)
A Swiss engineering group said Wednesday it has developed a new circuit breaker that will help utilities transfer power over longer distances, making for more efficient and reliable electric supplies.
Swiss rail claims Apple copied its iconic clocks (Update)
Switzerland's national rail company accused Apple Inc. on Friday of stealing the iconic look of its station clocks for the iOS 6 operating system used by iPhone and iPad mobile devices.
Children in Switzerland are using mobile phones to go online
In no other country in Europe do more children surf the Web using their mobile phones than in Switzerland. As a study by the University of Zurich shows, children in Switzerland are adept at handling social media—they don't ...