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Video. Rapid storms cause chaos in Switzerland

Video. Rapid storms cause chaos in Switzerland

Updated: 26/06/2024 – 22:18 GMT+2 The situation was tense as the storm arrived swiftly, and residents urgently needed assistance. Firefighters had to prioritize and plan critical interventions, including managing smaller debris flows. The rapid response was essential to address the immediate threats posed by the flooding and to ensure public safety. The situation was tense...

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Top 10 universities in Europe for international students – Want to study in Europe?

Top 10 universities in Europe for international students – Want to study in Europe?

Jun 25, 2024, 12:10:45 PM IST 1/11 Want to study in Europe? When considering higher education opportunities abroad, Europe stands out as a premier destination for international students. With its rich cultural heritage, cutting-edge research facilities, and renowned academic institutions, Europe offers a unique blend of tradition and innovation. In this guide, we explore the...

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Swiss Creative Tech Startups Report 2024: the First Comprehensive Research on Switzerland’s Creative Entrepreneurship

Swiss Creative Tech Startups Report 2024: the First Comprehensive Research on Switzerland’s Creative Entrepreneurship

The report’s design showcases Switzerland’s most renowned innovations, with the cover featuring the Hadron Collider at CERN. Design by Alexey Kohanov, Ukraine. The Creative Tech startups map depicts the number of startups in each segment of the Swiss ecosystem as of Q1 2024. Design by Alexey Kohanov, Ukraine. The Investment by Canton map illustrates the...

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AI chatbots use Canadian news, but Ottawa won’t say if they should be paying for it

AI chatbots use Canadian news, but Ottawa won’t say if they should be paying for it

The federal government is dodging questions about whether artificial intelligence companies should be paying Canadian news publishers for content their chatbots are openly using. Last year, the Liberal government passed the Online News Act, which requires some tech companies to negotiate licensing agreements with news publishers to use their content. The government won’t say if...

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Hyundai Motor’s XCIENT hydrogen trucks demonstrate safety, tech prowess in Switzerland

Hyundai Motor’s XCIENT hydrogen trucks demonstrate safety, tech prowess in Switzerland

Hyundai Motor’s XCIENT Fuel Cell truck / Courtesy of Hyundai Motor Driving hydrogen trucks for 10 million kilometers equivalent to planting 700,000 pine trees By Lee Min-hyung Hyundai Motor’s XCIENT hydrogen-powered trucks have achieved an accumulated mileage of 10 million kilometers in Switzerland, proving the safety and technological prowess of hydrogen fuel cells, the automaker...

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UBS and Swisscom collaborate to form innovation foundation in Switzerland

UBS and Swisscom collaborate to form innovation foundation in Switzerland

UBS and Swisscom merge to form Deep Tech Nation Switzerland Foundation. Source: Shutterstock The Deep Tech Nation Switzerland Foundation, created by UBS and Swisscom, aims to mobilise CHF50bn over 10 years for Swiss start-ups and scale-ups in the deep tech sector, indirectly generating up to 100,000 new jobs by improving framework conditions and increasing financing...

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Swiss startup Microcaps secures €9.6M to advance its microencapsulation technology | Silicon Canals

Swiss startup Microcaps secures €9.6M to advance its microencapsulation technology | Silicon Canals

Wagistrasse, Switzerland-based Microcaps AG, an innovator in advanced microencapsulation technology, announced on Wednesday that it has secured CHF 9.3M (approximately €9.6M) in a Series A round of funding. This Series A round saw participation from new private investors, as well as contributions from Microcaps‘ existing shareholder base, including Helvetica Capital AG, Zürcher Kantonalbank, and the...

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UBS sets up foundation to channel CHF50bn towards deep tech start-ups

UBS sets up foundation to channel CHF50bn towards deep tech start-ups

UBS has joined forces with telecommunications company Swisscom to set up the Deep Tech Nation Switzerland Foundation, aiming to channel up to CHF50bn (€51.5bn) in the next 10 years in deep tech start-ups, it announced today. The main aim of the foundation is to boost venture capital investments over the next decade in start-ups and to...

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Tech-News Site Gizmodo Sold to European Media Firm Keleops, Which Says It Will Retain Entire Editorial Staff

Tech-News Site Gizmodo Sold to European Media Firm Keleops, Which Says It Will Retain Entire Editorial Staff

Gizmodo, the 22-year-old tech news site, is the latest asset sold by G/O Media, which has been steadily shedding media properties for more than a year. Gizmodo’s new owner is Keleops, a European online tech-media company with offices in Switzerland and Paris, France, that was originally founded 10 years ago as a performance-marketing firm. Financial...