Articles By Vittorio Hernandez

Specialist traders work at the post that trades Alibaba Group Holding Ltd during the company's initial public offering (IPO) under the ticker "BABA" at the New York Stock Exchange in New York September 19, 2014.

From Companies 10:59 am

Sydney Software Firm Bigcommerce Teams Up With Alibaba To Beat Amazon

Fresh from its New York initial public offering (IPO) that raised a record $25 billion fresh capital, Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba (NYSE: BABA) has partnered with an Australian software company. Its team up with Bigcommerce is expected to further rival its US competitor Amazon.

A stallholder displays her temporary tattoos on sale at the adult entertainment exhibition Erotica 2010 at Olympia centre in London November 20, 2010.

From Tech 10:49 am

Subreddit Member Shares Butt Pix Of Hubby Which Appears Initially Like Breasts

A male rear end was mistaken for a female front. It happened in a subreddit page where a female member posted the close-up shot of her husband's behind wearing a pair of grey underwear.

A  Kurdish fighter hold his rifle as he guards the street in the Iraqi town of Qara Tappa north of Baghdad, October 21, 2014. Islamic State militants advanced on the Iraqi town of Qara Tappa, 122 km (73 miles) north of Baghdad, security sources and a loca

From Law 10:26 am

Islamic State: Aussie Terrorism Suspect Was In Same Video When Runaway Teenager Threatened PM Abbott

The star of the 2-minute video below may have been the 17-year-old Australian who left Sydney under the guise of going on a fishing trip, but the clip apparently include a previous viral photo star.


From Economy 10:14 am

Electricity Companies Didn’t Pass On Full Benefit Of Carbon Tax Repeal To Aussie Consumers

Prime Minister Tony Abbott may have won votes when as Opposition leader he promised to repeal the carbon tax pushed by then PM Julia Gillard. While he succeeded in repealing the measure after the coalition got the majority in the September 2013 federal election, Aussie voters now appear to get the short end of his electoral promise.

U.S. President Barack Obama and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi talk at the National Martin Luther King Memorial on the National Mall in Washington September 30, 2014.

From Politics & Policy 10:04 am

14,000 People Register For Free Tickets To Indian PM Narenda Modi’s Nov 17 Address At Allphones Arena In Sydney

Indian migrants in Australia are looking forward to the visit Down Under of Indian Prime Minister Narenda Modi in November. The PM will attend the G20 conference in Brisbane and address a joint session of the Australian Parliament in Canberra.

Manny Pacquiao and Chris Algieri

From Sports 1:34 pm

Boxing News 2014: 3-Part 24/7 Pacquiao vs Algieri Pre-Fight Teaser Premieres On Nov 8; Bradley Trainer Believes Pacman Will Prevail

With one month exactly to the anticipated bout between Manny Pacquiao and Chris Algieri at the Cotai Arena in Macau, HBO will premiere the 3-part pre-fight teaser on Nov 8.

Muslim pilgrims arrive to cast stones at pillars symbolizing Satan, during the annual haj pilgrimage, on the first day of Eid al-Adha in Mina, near the holy city of Mecca, October 4, 2014. Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Adha to mark the end of

From Law Oct 22

Islamic State: From Beheading Men, IS Moves To Stoning Adulteress To Death

Beheading, like what the Islamic State (IS) has done to two American and two British hostages in the past few weeks, causes instant death to the victim. However, in a slower and more painful way of killing, the IS has prescribed death by stoning to a female adulteress.

Prisoners leave the cell where they knit creations for Brazilian fashion designer Raquell Guimaraes in the Arisvaldo de Campos Pires maximum security penitentiary in Juiz de Fora, about 100 miles (160 km) north of Rio de Janeiro, May 29, 2013. When Guimar

From Law Oct 22

Move Over, Jeremy Meeks; Brazil Has A Handsome Crook With 39 Murders On Record

Penal history would likely be repeated after reports came out on Tuesday that Brazil has an inmate who could pass for a movie actor. However, Tiago Henrique Gomes da Rocha is not only the owner of a face and body to-die-for since at least 39 people have actually died from his fatal hands.

A mine worker looks at stacks of coal in an open-cast steam coal mine located in the Ordos mining district, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, March 14, 2014. China's top producing coal province of Inner Mongolia, where Ordos is located, is in crisis. Tumb

From Global Markets Oct 22

FTA Between Australia & China Key To Waiver Of New Coal Tariff

Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey said on Tuesday that there is a chance that China would waive its newly imposed coal tariff if Canberra and Beijing would soon ink a free trade agreement.

Jennifer Lawrence (Reuters)

From Tech Oct 22

Fappening: Google Removes Nude Leaked Photos Of Jennifer Lawrence From Search Listings; Hackers Go Around Law By Changing Domain Name

Jennifer Lawrence, the most famous celebrities among the Fappening nude leaks victims, scored a major victory against the hackers by having Google remove the images stolen from her iCloud account from the search engine's listings.