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Switzerland

Electric Self-Driving Buses

Next-gen self-driving buses will hit public roads next spring

November 12th, 2015

If you like Google’s cute self-driving car, then you’re probably going to appreciate the futuristic self-driving bus in the image above that’s going to start transporting passengers as soon as next year. Powered by BestMile tech, the bus has been approved for its first commercial deployment, with a pilot program set to kick off next spring …

Switzerland Gotthard Base Tunnel

This is the longest tunnel in the world

August 27th, 2015

What do you do when pesky mountains hinder your ability to transport people and goods as fast as possible between various destinations? Some countries will build railways around those mountains, but if you’re Switzerland, and you have to deal with your Alps, you just go ahead and build the world’s largest tunnel even if it takes more …

WikiLeaks changes domain name, moves to Switzerland

December 3rd, 2010

After being ousted by Amazon’s Web Services, the controversial site WikiLeaks has run into another snafu, this time with its DNS provider, EveryDns.net. Via a statement, EveryDns stated that due to “interference issues” that are affecting the service of others, the company has ceased resolving wikileaks.org; the service was provided to WikiLeaks for free. In …

iPhone 4 to go on sale in 17 additional countries July 30th

July 26th, 2010

Fresh off the wire, Apple is reminding everyone that their flagship product, the iPhone 4, will go on sale in 17 additional countries beginning July 30th. Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, New Zealand, Singapore, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland to be exact. Hit the bounce for the full release.

Google Maps Navigation arrives in Canada, 11 European countries

June 9th, 2010

Good news for Android users situated in Canada and and 11 Western European nations, as today Google announced the immediate availability of its free Google Maps Navigation application in Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, and Switzerland. To get Google Maps Navigation 4.2 you’ll need to live in the aforementioned countries …

Apple's iPad launches in 9 international markets

May 29th, 2010

We imagine that there will have been an inordinate number of sick days claimed yesterday in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, Switzerland and the UK, as the iPad went available for sale in the aforementioned nations. The price of the device, as well as data plans for the 3G model, vary greatly from …