Articles by Safe Swiss Cloud

1941: Velcro

Hook-and-loop fasteners, hook-and-pile fasteners or touch fasteners, commonly known as Velcro, is the brainchild oftheSwiss engineer George de Mestral.

1869: Friedrich Miescher discovers nucleic acid

Friedrich Miescher was a physician and professor of physiology at the University of Basel. He is known as the discoverer of nucleic acids as acidic components of the cell nucleus – the foundation stone for the discovery of DNA and thus for understanding inheritance in the 20th century.

EveryWare and Safe Swiss Cloud partner to drive cloud innovation in Switzerland

EveryWare AG has acquired a majority interest in Safe Swiss Cloud AG as part of a cloud cooperation. In the future, both companies will work very closely together to set new trends as innovation drivers in the Swiss cloud market. At the same time, however, they remain independent providers and will continue to operate under their respective names and brands.

1989: http is developed at CERN in Geneva

In 1989, Tim Berners-Lee and his team at CERN, the European nuclear research centre in Switzerland, started developing the Hypertext Transfer Protocol, along with the URL and HTML concepts, which laid the foundations for the World Wide Web. In 2018, the http protocol is still the basis of the world wide web (WWW). Sorry, this article is available in German only.