Articles By Vittorio Hernandez

iPhone 6 prices

From Companies Sep 16

Telstra, Vodafone, Optus & Apple Web Sites Crash Due To High Demand For iPhone 6

The Web sites of Australian carriers Telstra, Vodafone and Optus, and Cupertino-based Apple crashed because of the huge volume of demand for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

Powdered heroin is pictured in this undated handout photo courtesy of the United States Drug Enforcement Administration.

From Law Sep 16

Sydney Police Intercept $75M Worth Of Drugs In Frozen Fish Disguised As Liquid In Ice Packs

Sydney police arrested in Fairfield on Thursday two men who attempted to bring into the country over 100 kilogrammes of heroin and methamphetamines worth $75 million by disguising it as liquid in ice packs hidden under frozen fish fillets from Malaysia.

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an Apple event announcing the iPhone 6 and the Apple Watch at the Flint Center in Cupertino

From Tech Sep 16

Rich Mainland Chinese Fly To Hong Kong To Buy iPhone 6 At $2,500 Due To Delayed Launch Of Flagship Phone In China

After the Sept 9 launch of the iPhone 6, the flagship smartphone made by Cupertino-based Apple will have simultaneous roll outs in 10 countries, including Hong Kong, on Sept 19. However, despite China being one of the largest markets for Apple's gadgets, the mainland is not included in the 10 nations.

People cool off in the Trocadero fountains near the Eiffel Tower on a hot summer day in Paris July 3, 2014.  REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes (FRANCE - Tags: TRAVEL ENVIRONMENT)

From Global Markets Sep 16

France, Germany Lead Europe's Commercial Real Estate Market

Europe's commercial real estate investment market continued its strong growth during the first half of the year with France and Germany leading the way, Property Magazine International reported, utilising a study conducted by the CBRE Group.

David Haines Beheading Video

From Law Sep 16

Islamic State: British PM Cameron To Call For Air Strike After Militants Beheaded David Haines

International support for the US-initiated air strikes in Iraq and Syria to wipe out the extremist militant group Islamic State (IS) continues to gain traction, with British Prime Minister David Cameron expected to announce an air strike next week. He gave a hint of Britain's military plan in response to the Saturday beheading of British aid worker David Haines.

Malaysian Airlines Jet

From Companies Sep 16

Malaysia Airlines Flight MF 370: Indonesian Police Chief Claims He Knows What Happened To Missing Jet

Six months after Malaysian Airlines Flight MH 370 mysteriously disappeared on March 8 with 239 people on board, the head of the Indonesian Police Force claimed he knew what happened to the missing Boeing 777 jet but did not provide any further details.

Shia LaBeouf

From Health Sep 15

Transformer Star Shia LaBeouf Pleads Guilty For Disorderly Conduct, To Receive Treatment For Alcoholism

Transformer star Shia LeBeouf filed a guilty plea last week after charges were filed against the actor for causing a heated disturbance at the Cabaret performance at Studio 54. He allegedly stood up in the midst of the Broadway presentation and began to shout at the actors. When guards asked Shia to leave, he cursed the security personnel.

Visitors share a giant ice cream in the shape of a soccer ball at a swimming pool resort as a celebration of the 2014 Brazil World Cup, in Qingyuan, Guangdong province June 29, 2014. The ice cream, with a diameter of 1 metre (3.3 feet), weighed over 100 k

From Science Sep 15

Testicular Cancer Survivor Pushes 6-Foot Giant Ball Across The US To Create Awareness About Ailment

Biker Lance Armstrong used to be the poster boy of testicular cancer recovery, but his sports scandal has diminished his credibility and effectiveness since stories written about the athlete often focus on his doping problem and stripping of medals and relegate his beating the ailment to a small portion of the article.


From Companies Sep 15

Optus Successfully Launches Optus 10 Satellite That Will Improve TV, Internet, Phone & Data Transmission In Australia

Optus Australian subscribers could expect better TV, Internet, phone and data transmission with the successful launch of the carrier's Optus 10 satellite on Friday morning. The Ariane 5 rocket launched the satellite from the European space centre at Kourou, French Guiana.

Iron Ore Mining

From Global Markets Sep 15

Iron Age For Australia Ends As Price Of Key Steelmaking Ingredient Dips Below $83/Tonne

The price of iron ore has hit a five-year low of $82.20 per tonne, spelling more bad news for Australia's top export commodity. Price of the key steelmaking-ingredient has been on a downhill trend since Dec 4, 2013 as the benchmark price of iron ore tumbled down 41 per cent.