These nations just can't do without their phones.
With dynamic growth and access to capital seen as primary factors for jumping three places, the US has regained its status as being on the cutting edge of competitiveness in a ranking by the IMD think tank.
Switzerland passed a law allowing insurers to use GPS and even drones to spy on people suspected of committing welfare fraud. A small group has now launched a campaign against it, shaking up Swiss politics along the way.
The internet doesn't just link computers and smartphones, but also devices that can perform real life tasks for their owners.
It's expensive and anachronistic in these times of streaming services: On Sunday, Switzerland may vote to abolish the license fee for its public broadcaster, which may spell its end. Alison Langley reports from Zurich.
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