Tag Archives: Cantons of Switzerland

05May/17

Next stop outer space, as Solarstratos plane successfully passes first test flight

PAYERNE, SWITZERLAND (MAY 5, 2017) (REUTERS) – A unique prototype plane, covered with 22 square metres of solar panels and with a 24.8 metre wingspan, Solarstratos successfully achieved on Friday morning (May 5) its first test flight on the Swiss air base of Payern, the result of three years of work.
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15Jan/17

World Economic Forum Live

WEFLIVE 365 aggregates and analyses Twitter conversations.

Twitter data is tracked on two distinct ways:

Top participants are made up exclusively from delegates and participants of WEF events. The list will initially include those from Davos 2017, and will be updated with participants from each regional event (e.g. WEF India).
Stats, Heat map, Top tweets, Top articles, are tracked based on keywords used in tweets from anywhere in the world.

12Jan/17

Divided societies, rising populism top risk list at Davos

Divided societies, rising populism and fears for the world’s climate top the list of risks facing politicians, central bankers and business leaders gathering in Davos next week, says the WEF. Rosanna Philpott reports. Continue reading

27May/15

Arrested FIFA officials face extradition to U.S. – NY Times

Authorities in Zurich, Switzerland launch an operation to arrest several high-ranking FIFA officials on corruption charges and extradite them to the United States, the New York Times reports.

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25Mar/15

Smartphone use changing our brain and thumb interaction, say researchers

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND / LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (REUTERS) – Constant smartphone typing has become part of our daily lives.

And it’s changing our brains, say European researchers.
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