Switzerland to be the crypto nation Switzerland's financial authority has published its guidelines for initial coin offerings by start-up companies. ICOs are a digital blockchain-based form of public fund-raising. The guidelines mainly focus on anti-money laundering and securities regulation. The move comes amid increasing worldwide skeptical view of cryptocurrencies and ICOs. Hackers steal $6M from Russian bank via SWIFT Russian central bank has said hackers stole 6 million dollars from a Russian bank in an attack on the SWIFT international payments system last year. Hackers had taken control of a computer at the bank to use the system to transfer the money to their own accounts. SWIFT said its own systems have never been compromised by hackers. Walmart in talks to buy a stake in Flipkart And US retail giant Walmart is reportedly in talks to buy 40 percent stake in Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart. A possible deal would give Flipkart much needed support in its fight against Amazon. Flipkart is valued at more than 12 billion dollars.