Facebook cryptocurrency launches in Geneva

Facebook cryptocurrency launches in Geneva

Oct. 15, 2019, 9:23 a.m.
Facebook’s new cryptocurrency project has been officially launched in Geneva. 
Switzerland experiences technology industry boom

Switzerland experiences technology industry boom

Sept. 27, 2019, 9:21 a.m.
Switzerland is experiencing a high-tech jobs boom. 
Facebook post of burglar photo frustrates police

Facebook post of burglar photo frustrates police

July 24, 2019, 9:18 a.m.
A burglary victim in canton Thurgau is taking the law into his own hands – and the local police are not happy.
Bill submitted to force Facebook to have office in Switzerland

Bill submitted to force Facebook to have office in Switzerland

March 25, 2019, 9:47 a.m.
Facebook and other tech giants may be forced to have an office in Switzerland if they wish to operate in the country.
Geneva hospital suspends Facebook amid Algerian president enquiries

Geneva hospital suspends Facebook amid Algerian president enquiries

March 7, 2019, 9:55 a.m.
The Geneva cantonal hospital had to bring in more staff and suspend its Facebook page after it was inundated by calls...
Facebook censors Geneva museum art work

Facebook censors Geneva museum art work

Feb. 6, 2019, 9:21 a.m.
The Geneva Art and History Museum has run foul of Facebook censors.
Teen fined for police-related Facebook post

Teen fined for police-related Facebook post

Nov. 12, 2018, 9:16 a.m.
A Facebook post by a young apprentice in Sankt Gallen cost him CHF 850.
Facebook least trusted media brand in Switzerland

Facebook least trusted media brand in Switzerland

Sept. 13, 2018, 6:51 a.m.
A new survey shows Facebook is the least trusted media brand in the country – the scandal of data theft and fak...
Facebook post tracks down stolen food truck

Facebook post tracks down stolen food truck

Aug. 29, 2018, 9:43 a.m.
A food truck owner in Vaud got his stolen trailer back after a plea on Facebook.
Restaurant owner takes law into own hands

Restaurant owner takes law into own hands

Aug. 28, 2018, 8:53 a.m.
Lucerne police are warning about people taking the law into their own hands after restauranteur published the picture...
Food truck found after Facebook posting

Food truck found after Facebook posting

Aug. 27, 2018, 7:03 a.m.
A food truck owner in Vaud got his stolen trailer back after a plea on Facebook.
Swiss migration authorities want to check Facebook accounts

Swiss migration authorities want to check Facebook accounts

June 4, 2018, 6:43 a.m.
Federal authorities want to be able access Facebook accounts of asylum seekers to find out more about them.
Tech giants are taxed sufficiently in Switzerland says Minister

Tech giants are taxed sufficiently in Switzerland says Minister

April 16, 2018, 6:50 a.m.
The Swiss Finance Minister, Ueli Maurer says the tech giants which have offices in the country are already sufficient...
Geneva based email servers used by Cambridge Analytica

Geneva based email servers used by Cambridge Analytica

March 23, 2018, 6:56 a.m.
A Geneva based email service, ProtonMail, is confirming its systems were used by the controversial data company, Camb...
One in 10 young people addicted to the Internet

One in 10 young people addicted to the Internet

July 12, 2017, 7:17 a.m.
While most young people between the ages of 12 and 19 have a healthy relationship with the Internet, one in 10 is add...
Lava challenge leads to injuries in Solothurn

Lava challenge leads to injuries in Solothurn

June 7, 2017, 6:53 a.m.
A girl in Solothurn suffered serious injuries when a social media prank went wrong.
Swiss mountain village bans picture taking

Swiss mountain village bans picture taking

May 31, 2017, 6:41 a.m.
A village in canton Graubünden has banned visitors from taking pictures in public spaces – or face a five ...
First person in Switzerland convicted over Facebook likes

First person in Switzerland convicted over Facebook likes

May 30, 2017, 7:04 a.m.
A 45 year old man in Zurich has become the first person in the country to be convicted on the basis of Facebook likes.
Swiss government decides not to regulate against fake news

Swiss government decides not to regulate against fake news

May 11, 2017, 6:45 a.m.
The Swiss government has decided, for the time being, it won’t intervene to regulate ‘fake news’ on...
Young man's Facebook search for mother goes viral in Switzerland

Young man's Facebook search for mother goes viral in Switzerland

Jan. 19, 2017, 12:03 p.m.
A young man’s search for his mother has gone viral on Facebook. Marco Hauenstein is 19 years old and has spent ...
Swiss media habits change

Swiss media habits change

Dec. 2, 2016, 10:21 a.m.
More Swiss youngsters are leaving Facebook and opting for Instagram instead.  
More Swiss use Facebook for news

More Swiss use Facebook for news

Nov. 18, 2016, 6:02 a.m.
More and more people in Switzerland are using social media as a source of information, according to a new report.
CCTV footage of a man chasing his car across a motorway - a hit for police

CCTV footage of a man chasing his car across a motorway - a hit for police

Oct. 21, 2016, 10:28 a.m.
A surveillance video posted by Neuchâtel police showing a man chasing his car which had rolled off across a mot...
Geneva police receive 10,000 "likes" on their Facebook page

Geneva police receive 10,000 "likes" on their Facebook page

Aug. 23, 2016, 9:42 a.m.
Geneva police have received ten thousand "likes" on their Facebook page, despite being the last force in Fr...
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