Police officer under fire for filming himself whilst driving

Police officer under fire for filming himself whilst driving

Sept. 3, 2020, 10:36 a.m.
A Zurich municipal police officer is in trouble after a video emerged of him filming himself driving a new patrol car...
Calls for government to push single contact tracing app for social scene

Calls for government to push single contact tracing app for social scene

Aug. 31, 2020, 9:30 a.m.
There are calls for the government to intervene and push through a single app to allow for easy contact tracing for t...
New app may help Geneva nightclubs stay open and safe

New app may help Geneva nightclubs stay open and safe

July 24, 2020, 9:28 a.m.
An app to help Geneva nightclubs stay open and customers to stay safe is now being backed by the canton. 
Track and trace app underused due to privacy fears

Track and trace app underused due to privacy fears

July 9, 2020, 9:10 a.m.
More than half of us don’t want to install the track and trace app because of privacy fears.
Swisscom explains highly problematic service outages to authorities

Swisscom explains highly problematic service outages to authorities

July 2, 2020, 9:15 a.m.
Swisscom has had to explain to national authorities why its mobile phone services suffered seven outages between Janu...
Contact tracing app reveals Covid daily infections up

Contact tracing app reveals Covid daily infections up

June 26, 2020, 9:03 a.m.
The contact tracing app has been downloaded more than 150,000 times, but it won’t work on around 20% of phones ...
Covid-19 contact tracing app expected to be released this week

Covid-19 contact tracing app expected to be released this week

June 15, 2020, 11:15 a.m.
The Swiss contact tracing app should be released at the end of the week. The Federal Health Office says the app is re...
Twint money app finds first security flaw after 100 million transactions

Twint money app finds first security flaw after 100 million transactions

June 11, 2020, 9:10 a.m.
A security flaw has been discovered with the money transfer app Twint. 
Swisscom investigating major network disruption yesterday

Swisscom investigating major network disruption yesterday

May 27, 2020, 10:22 a.m.
Phone operator Swisscom says it still doesn’t know what caused a massive disruption to its network yesterday.&n...
Grandparents and grandchildren to reunite soon, contact-tracing app moves to test phase

Grandparents and grandchildren to reunite soon, contact-tracing app moves to test phase

May 26, 2020, 9:35 a.m.
Grandparents should be able to look after their grandchildren soon – and parliament will discuss the rights of ...
Taxi driver fined for extortion over customer's lost phone

Taxi driver fined for extortion over customer's lost phone

May 20, 2020, 10:15 a.m.
A taxi driver has been fined for extortion after he demanded CHF 100 to return a lost mobile phone. 
Restaurant diners to leave name and number as part of new rules

Restaurant diners to leave name and number as part of new rules

May 6, 2020, 9:26 a.m.
Anyone who wants to go out for a drink or a meal on Monday will have to leave their name and phone number. 
Helping Hand phone line receives more calls during lockdown

Helping Hand phone line receives more calls during lockdown

May 5, 2020, 9:14 a.m.
The telephone psychological support service, the Helping Hand, has received more calls during the lockdown as people ...
Authorities combat large gatherings using mobile phone data

Authorities combat large gatherings using mobile phone data

March 25, 2020, 9:22 a.m.
Swiss authorities are using mobile phone data to monitor if people are staying home and choosing not to meet in big g...
Phone calls coming from Federal Office for Public Health fake

Phone calls coming from Federal Office for Public Health fake

March 18, 2020, 10:06 a.m.
The Federal Office for Public Health in Switzerland says it’s received reports of fake telephone calls being ma...
Neuch√Ętel residents lose mobile data after opposing 5G

Neuch√Ętel residents lose mobile data after opposing 5G

March 4, 2020, 10:02 a.m.
Sunrise mobile phone customers in one area of Neuchâtel have lost all access to data due to the continuing oppo...
Emergency calls disrupted after Swisscom network goes down

Emergency calls disrupted after Swisscom network goes down

Feb. 12, 2020, 10:25 a.m.
The telecom firm Swisscom says much of its network was disrupted last night – including calls to emergency serv...
Vaud launches smartphone compatible tax system

Vaud launches smartphone compatible tax system

Jan. 21, 2020, 10:04 a.m.
Canton Vaud is bringing in a new simplified tax system designed for young people. 
Basel City police chase down tram to find lost phone

Basel City police chase down tram to find lost phone

Jan. 8, 2020, 9:14 a.m.
A story of police going above and beyond over New Year has emerged.
Last phone booth to be taken down

Last phone booth to be taken down

Nov. 1, 2019, 9:18 a.m.
The last phone booth in Switzerland will be taken down this month and moved to a museum. 
5G rollout temporarily prohibited

5G rollout temporarily prohibited

Oct. 17, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
Geneva has confirmed its moratorium on the rolling out of a 5G mobile phone network.
Swiss customs app brings in over CHF 1 million

Swiss customs app brings in over CHF 1 million

July 3, 2019, 10:15 a.m.
The Swiss customs office says they have netted more than a million francs since they released a mobile phone app to a...
Zurich station installs signs for commuters staring down at phones

Zurich station installs signs for commuters staring down at phones

June 25, 2019, 9:54 a.m.
Zurich main train station has installed new signs on the floor to tell those looking down at their phones if they&rsq...
Scam callers con elderly woman out of CHF 25,000

Scam callers con elderly woman out of CHF 25,000

April 23, 2019, 9:05 a.m.
An elderly woman has been conned out of CHF 25,000 worth of cash and jewelry after scammers pretending to be police o...
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