Facebook’s Time for brands: date, details surface

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The new Timelines option for Facebook users that has been gradually rolled out for individuals in recent weeks will be available to companies for their brand pages, starting at the end of this month, according to Ad Age. The date of the new feature’s availability has been the subject of much speculation […]

New wrinkle in Polanski saga: poor communication in US justice system

Bern, Switzerland (GenevaLunch.com) – News agency AP has obtained a copy of a letter sent 12 July by the Swiss government to the US embassy in Bern, pointing out that the main reason a request by the US justice officials to extradite director Roman Polanski was turned down was that the US did not provide […]

HSBC’s timeline on bank theft shows it was out in the cold

Falciani’s theft covered several months but it is not yet clear how he did it [correction 13 March] Geneva, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – The extraordinary under-assessment by HSBC of the number of bank accounts implicated in the theft of data from Geneva begins to make more sense when the timeline the bank provided to the press […]