62.8 trillion digits
Switzerland's University of Applied Sciences Graubünden has claimed the world record for calculating Pi, which it says it has computed to 62.8 trillion digits.
You can't step on them
Swiss boffins have developed a light, quick robotic bug called the DEAnsect, which can withstand several whacks from a flyswatter and can survive being stepped on by a shoe.
We need to show we are neutral
Security outfit Kaspersky is setting up a datacenter in Switzerland to counter moves in the United States, Britain and Lithuania last year to stop using the company’s products because of Russian government influence in the country.
And some of their soldiers have carried pikes for 600 years.
The US has been falling behind in the supercomputer race which it has dominated for 24 years and been losing ground to the Chinese who have the top two slots.
A watch which removes stones from horse's hooves
It appears that everyone is making a watch these days – other than Apple of course, which is yet to release its out-of-date effort. The latest manufacturer to throw its hat into the ring is the maker of Swiss Army knives.
Shiver me timbers
Turning it over to Wikileaks