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Swiss Apple Reseller Suggests MagSafe Duo Charger Launches This Month

When Apple revealed the MagSafe Charger for iPhone 12 in October, it also announced a ‌MagSafe‌ Duo Charger that would be coming in the future, but it didn't specify a release date. However, a Swiss Apple authorized reseller claims the ‌MagSafe‌ Duo Charger will officially launch as soon as this month. Digitec Galaxus is a popular store in Switzerland and is allowing customers to pre-order the $129 MagSafe Duo Charger, which pairs a ‌‌MagSafe‌‌ iPhone charger with an Apple Watch charging puck...
Tags: Apple, Switzerland, Charger, Magsafe, Digitec Galaxus


Switzerland: Contre-Projet À L'initiative Pour Des Entreprises Responsables : Aperçu Des Nouvelles Obligations - Lenz & Staehelin

Le 29 novembre 2020, l'initiative populaire "Entreprises Responsables" a été rejetée par une majorité des cantons. Le contre-projet indirect adopté par le Parlement entrera dès lors très probablement en vigueur.
Tags: News, Switzerland, Staehelin, Aperçu Des Nouvelles Obligations Lenz amp


Switzerland: Gegenvorschlag Zur Konzernverantwortungs-initiative: Die Neuen Pflichten Im Überblick - Lenz & Staehelin

Am Sonntag, 29. November 2020, ist die Volksinitiative "Für verantwortungsvolle Unternehmen – zum Schutz von Mensch und Umwelt" (Konzernverantwortungsinitiative) am Ständemehr gescheitert.
Tags: News, Switzerland, Schutz, Staehelin, Gegenvorschlag Zur Konzernverantwortungs, Überblick Lenz


Switzerland: Counter-Proposal To Responsible Business Initiative: Overview Of New Duties For Companies - Lenz & Staehelin

On November 29, 2020, the "Responsible Business Initiative" has been rejected by a majority of the Swiss cantons. As a result, the indirect counter-proposal adopted by the Swiss parliament will most likely enter into force.
Tags: News, Switzerland, Lenz, Staehelin, Responsible Business Initiative


Credit Suisse has picked outgoing Lloyds Bank CEO António Horta-Osório as its next chairman

Lloyds Chief Executive Antonio Horta-Osorio. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth Credit Suisse announced Tuesday that outgoing Lloyds Banking Group CEO António Horta-Osório would be its next chairman. Current chairman Urs Rohner will step down in 2021, after working at the Swiss bank for a decade. News of Horta-Osorio's appointment at Credit Suisse came a day after Lloyds Bank announced his replacement as CEO, HSBC banker Charlie Nunn. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Credit Suisse h...
Tags: Trends, Credit Suisse, Hsbc, Switzerland, Lloyds Banking Group, Lloyds, Lloyds Bank, Stefan Wermuth, Brenna Hughes Neghaiwi, António Horta Osório, Rohner, Urs Rohner, Horta Osorio, Osario, HBOS Reading, Charlie Nunn


A tour of the Swiss vineyards with wine specialist, Chandra Kurt | By Alexandre Centeleghe

Chandra Kurt is one of Switzerland's best-known wine critics and writers. For 32 years, the "publisher" as she prefers to call herself, has been working in the Swiss and international wine spheres. She has been responsible for numerous publications and books, primarily aimed at the average person, with a style and pedagogy that have enabled her to reach a large number of wine lovers.
Tags: Travel, Switzerland, Chandra Kurt, Alexandre Centeleghe


St. Moritz To Host 2 Super-G Events This Weekend

 The world's fastest Women will gather in St. Moritz (Switzerland) next weekend for the first speed events. Two Super-G races are scheduled to take place in the Upper Engadine Valley. Last season Sofia Goggia returned in St. Moritz to her winning ways with a Super-G victory. Goggia was characteristically aggressive and risky, and the style paid off massively. She bested her teammate Federica Brignone by merely 0.01 seconds. Mikaela Shiffrin joined the Italian duo to complete the podium (+0.13 s....
Tags: Sport, Innsbruck, Skiing, Switzerland, Alps, Carlton, Liechtenstein, Chamonix, Lake Louise, Lake Placid, Tina Weirather, Moritz, Mikaela Shiffrin, St. Moritz, Shiffrin, Federica Brignone


Report Claims America's CIA Also Controlled a Second Swiss Encryption Firm

Long-time Slashdot reader SonicSpike brings this report from AFP: Swiss politicians have voiced outrage and demanded an investigation after revelations that a second Swiss encryption company was allegedly used by the CIA and its German counterpart to spy on governments worldwide. "How can such a thing happen in a country that claims to be neutral like Switzerland?" co-head of Switzerland's Socialist Party, Cedric Wermuth, asked in an interview with Swiss public broadcaster SRF late Thursday. He ...
Tags: Washington Post, India, America, Tech, Iran, Pakistan, Switzerland, Ubs, Crypto, Cia, Afp, West Germany, U S Central Intelligence Agency, SRF, Socialist Party, ZDF


Study exposes human olfactory and brain cells as genuine viral targets of SARS-CoV-2

In a study published in the iScience journal, a research group from Switzerland shows that the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) receptors and entry genes are expressed in the human olfactory neuroepithelial cells and brain by observing key molecular players implicated in the infectious process
Tags: Health, Switzerland


Switzerland votes against boosting business liability for rights abuses abroad

A vote on whether Swiss companies like Nestlé and Glencore should face greater liability at home for human rights and environmental abuses committed abroad is set to fail after a divisive campaign.
Tags: Cnn, Switzerland, Glencore


Switzerland has rejected plans to impose stricter responsible business regulations, despite a majority of voters approving them

Under the proposals, Swiss-based companies would have faced penalties for human rights abuses abroad. M Swiet Productions/Getty Images Swiss voters on Sunday rejected sweeping responsible business standards that would have held multinational companies liable for their conduct abroad, reports Swissinfo. The Responsible Business Initiative would have amended the constitution, adding penalties for Swiss-based companies committing human rights abuses abroad. A razor-thin majority of voters app...
Tags: Europe, International, Trends, Ap, Regulation, World Trade Organization, Switzerland, Geneva, Responsible Capitalism, Agence France Presse, Agence France Press, University of St Gallen, Swissinfo, UK Weekend, Kevin Shalvey, Weekend BI UK


What are companies responsible for? Swiss voters are about to weigh in

Imagine the foreign subsidiary of a Swiss multinational corporation has been accused of human rights or environmental abuses abroad. Should the parent company be exposed to legal action in Switzerland?
Tags: Cnn, Switzerland


Some masks offer far less coronavirus protection than others. Bandanas, scarves, and shields do an especially bad job.

A good mask should be tightly sealed around the nose and mouth. Boston Globe/Getty Images Any face mask is better than none, but some face coverings — especially bandanas, scarves, and shields —aren't very good at filtering coronavirus particles. Masks with one-way valves also do a poor job of protecting others. The ranking below reveals the best and worst face masks based on the findings of scientific studies. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Wearing a face mask has nev...
Tags: Science, News, Cdc, US, Trends, Switzerland, World Health Organization, Fda, Scarf, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Boston Globe, Chapel Hill, Valencia Spain, The University of North Carolina, Gottlieb, The Lancet


UK ski holiday firms in limbo as Covid restrictions and Brexit bite

British tourists, chalet owners and resort staff wait for winter season decisions across EuropeBritish holidaymakers, chalet owners and resort staff are in limbo as countries across Europe decide whether or not this winter’s ski season will go ahead.This week, Britain’s biggest ski operator Crystal Ski Holidays was forced to cancel all its French ski trips in December after President Macron ordered the nation’s resorts to stay shut until the new year. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Business, UK, France, Scotland, Germany, European Union, Travel & leisure, UK News, Austria, Britain, Italy, Switzerland, Ski Resorts, Brexit, Working Holidays


Blatter, Platini probe shifts to fraud accusation

Lausanne (AFP) – Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter and ex-UEFA chief Michel Platini are now being investigated for “fraud” and “breach of trust” in Switzerland, a source with access to the probe said on Friday.... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Fifa, Switzerland, Sepp Blatter, Uefa, Michel Platini, Lausanne, Afp, Blatter Platini


Blatter, Platini to be investigated for fraud: source

Lausanne (AFP) – Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter and ex-UEFA chief Michel Platini are now being probed for “fraud” and “breach of trust” in Switzerland, a source with access to the investigation said on Friday.... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Fifa, Switzerland, Sepp Blatter, Uefa, Michel Platini, Lausanne, Afp, Blatter Platini


Coronavirus live news: Iran reports new daily infection record; Swiss advised against watching oom-pah bands

Singing and playing wind instruments ‘can increase risk of infection’, say Swiss authorities; Iran tightens pandemic measures by all but closing government officesNorth Korean hackers ‘tried to disrupt vaccine efforts in South’US Covid cases and hospitalisations set records over ThanksgivingWife serenaded by her husband from outside hospital in Italy diesItalian ski resort anxiously waits for Covid ban decisionUK coronavirus – latest updates 4.07pm GMT The spread of the coronavirus virus aro...
Tags: Europe, Science, US, US news, Iran, Canada, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Switzerland, South America, Alpine, Afp, Coronavirus


Facebook's digital token Libra to launch as soon as January in an even more slimmed-down version, report says

AP/Facebook/Business Insider Facebook's cryptocurrency Libra could launch as soon as January in an even more slimmed-down version, the Financial Times reported.The exact timing of Libra's launch depends on when it receives regulatory approval.The 27-member Libra Association initially planned for Libra to be backed by a wide mix of several currencies and government debt.But now it will launch a single coin backed one-for-one by the dollar, the FT said. Visit Business Insider's homepage for ...
Tags: Facebook, Europe, US, Trends, Bitcoin, Alibaba, Switzerland, Deutsche Bank, Silicon Valley, Geneva, Financial Times, Libra, Libra Association, Shalini Nagarajan, AP Facebook Business Insider Facebook


French, Swiss Run Out Of Cheese As Lockdown Demand Explodes For Fondue And Raclette

It's fondue and raclette season in France and Switzerland–as sales skyrocket, the question is, how to participate in the age of social...
Tags: France, Switzerland


Illegal 3D Printed Guns in Europe by Popular Front (Video)

U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- The 26-minute video is an interview by Jake Hanrahan of the Popular Front, and a demonstration of the FGC-9. The video is on the way to becoming one of his more popular productions. As of November 23, 2020, it had over 70,000 views, basically on the first day. The video starts with commentators obsessing over “ghost guns” in the United States. This may be clever editing to keep Youtube censors off the track.  The concern over untraceable guns in the United States is l...
Tags: Europe, UK, Guns, Department Of Defense, United States, Arizona, Switzerland, Nz, Jake Hanrahan, Hanrahan, Popular Front, Gun Rights News, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team, Army Research Development Testing


Austrians and Swiss go off-piste in Christmas skiing Covid row

Germany, Italy and France in favour of resorts closures amid third-wave Covid fearsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageGovernments are at odds over a Europe-wide plan to bar ski holidays over Christmas and new year, with Germany, Italy and France in favour but Austria and Switzerland reluctant to damage a sector worth billions to their economies.The German chancellor, Angela Merkel, on Thursday joined Italy’s prime minister, Giuseppe Conte, and the French president, Emman...
Tags: Travel, Europe, France, Germany, Angela Merkel, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, Ski Resorts, Skiing Holidays, Emmanuel Macron, Antonio Conte, Germany Italy, Giuseppe Conte, Coronavirus


Europe at odds over plan to ban Christmas ski holidays amid pandemic

Germany, Italy and France in favour of resort closures but Austria and Switzerland fear economic damageCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageGovernments are at odds over a Europe-wide plan to bar ski holidays over Christmas and new year, with Germany, Italy and France in favour but Austria and Switzerland reluctant to damage a sector worth billions to their economies.The German chancellor, Angela Merkel, on Thursday joined Italy’s prime minister, Giuseppe Conte, and the Fre...
Tags: Travel, Europe, France, Germany, Angela Merkel, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, Ski Resorts, Skiing Holidays, Emmanuel Macron, Antonio Conte, Germany Italy, Giuseppe Conte, Coronavirus


’El Father Plays Himself’ Lands at Grasshopper Film for U.S. Non-Theatrical & Digital Release (EXCLUSIVE)

Grasshopper Film has picked up North American non-theatrical and digital distribution rights to Mo Scarpelli’s “El Father Plays Himself,” as the documentary of the Italian-American director and cinematographer screens at the 33rd IDFA Best of Festivals Selection – after having won a special mention for best international feature at Switzerland’s Visions du Réel. The New […]
Tags: News, Global, Switzerland, IDFA, Grasshopper Film, Mo Scarpelli, Grasshopper Film for U S Non


Another pandemic victim: Black Friday will never be the same

Black Friday was less of a mega shopping day and more of a “big sale” well before COVID-19 arrived. The pandemic has further diminished the luster of the post-Thanksgiving Day retail moniker and may prove to be a knockout punch for many ailing brick-and-mortar shopping concepts. We’ve already seen a mad scramble for shoppers’ cash in an economy slammed by pandemic fallout. Those pitches included a slew of early “Black Friday” gift sales, both online and at physical stores. Folks are certainly sh...
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Another pandemic problem: Black Friday will never be the same

Black Friday was less of a mega shopping day and more of a “big sale” well before COVID-19 arrived. The pandemic has further diminished the luster of the post-Thanksgiving Day retail moniker and may prove to be a knockout punch for many ailing brick-and-mortar shopping concepts. We’ve already seen a mad scramble for shoppers’ cash in an economy slammed by pandemic fallout. Those pitches included a slew of early “Black Friday” gift sales, both online and at physical stores. Folks are certainly sh...
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Switzerland: FINMA Publishes Its Ordinance On Financial Institutions - Lenz & Staehelin

On November 12, 2020, the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority ("FINMA") has published its Ordinance on Financial Institutions ("FinIO-FINMA").
Tags: News, Switzerland, Lenz, Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA, Staehelin


Chopin's interest in men airbrushed from history, programme claims

Journalist says he has found overt homoeroticism in Polish composer’s lettersFrédéric Chopin’s archivists and biographers have for centuries turned a deliberate blind eye to the composer’s homoerotic letters in order to make the Polish national icon conform to conservative norms, it has been alleged.Chopin’s Men, a two-hour radio programme that aired on Swiss public broadcaster SRF’s arts channel, argues that the composer’s letters have been at times deliberately mistranslated, rumours of affair...
Tags: Europe, Music, Culture, Classical Music, Switzerland, Poland, Chopin, SRF, Frederic Chopin


Scientists determine the structure of glass-shaping protein in sponges

Researchers from TU Dresden and the Swiss Light Source at the Paul Scherrer Institute in Switzerland are the first to determine the three dimensional (3D) structure of a protein responsible for glass formation in sponges. They explain how the earliest and, in fact, the only known natural protein-mineral crystal is formed. The results were published in the journal PNAS.
Tags: Science, Switzerland, TU Dresden, Paul Scherrer Institute


Lugano attack: Two hurt in suspected terror incident in Switzerland

A 28-year-old woman is arrested after allegedly stabbing and trying to choke two other women.
Tags: News, Switzerland, Lugano