Articles By Vittorio Hernandez

The Apple logo Is Pictured Inside The Newly Opened Omotesando Apple Store

From Tech Sep 29

#Bendgate, iOS 8 Glitch Wipes Out $23B From Apple’s Value

#bendgate has taken its toll on the shareprice of Apple. Following the viral video that the iPhone could easily be bent after the device owner sits for a long time with the gadget inside his pants' pocket, almost $23 billion was wiped off the value of the tech giant.

Apple's iPhone 6 are displayed during a news conference by Customs and Excise Department and the police in Hong Kong September 21, 2014. Hong Kong customs and marine police on Saturday foiled a smuggling case involving a speedboat carrying 138 iPhone 6, a

From Companies Sep 29

#Bendgate: iPhone 6 Woes Prompt Apple To Show Device Torture Room

To counter bad press on its newly launched iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus due to complaints that the flagship devices bend easily, Cupertino-based Apple provided a tour of its facility where gadgets manufactured by the tech giant undergo torture tests.

A  man holds an iPhone 6 in a mobile phone shop in Moscow September 26, 2014. Official sales of Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus started at midnight on Friday across major cities in Russia, according to local media.

From Tech Sep 29

Chicago Cops Warn iOS 8 Makes Apple Device Pedophile’s Phone Of Choice

There is growing concern among FBI and police forces in the US over the level of encryption in the newly released iPhone models of Apple, which makes it harder for law enforcement agencies to access iPhones despite a court order.

People watch as an Acehnese man, one of eight who was found guilty of gambling by a Sharia court, receives a public flogging outside a mosque in the provincial capital of Banda Aceh September 19, 2014. Aceh is Indonesia's only province to have implemented

From Society Sep 29

Indonesian Province OKs 100 Lashes For Residents Practicing Gay Sex

The Indonesian province of Aceh approved on Saturday a law that punishes people engaged in gay sex with caning. The new law covers followers of Islam and non-Muslims too and even foreigners.

WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. of the U.S. is seen during a media workout at the Mayweather Boxing Club in Las Vegas

From Sports Sep 29

Fashion Police Disses Mayweather’s Red Boots, Compares Boxer To R&B Singer Mary J. Blige

Even if unbeaten boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr has an ongoing social media war with competitor Manny Pacquiao, he likely may ignore a dissing by a fashion police of his attire on Friday in Paris.

Major Indian Ports Handle 17 Percent more Imported Coal in 2013/14

From Global Markets Sep 29

Environment Ministry OKs $2.2B North Galilee Basin Rail Project On 23 Conditions

Environment Minister Greg Hunt approved over the weekend the $2.2 billion North Galilee Basin Rail project. However, the final approval would be based on Indian mining company Adani meeting 23 conditions.

Boxer Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines waves to fans from a ring in the lobby of the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada April 8, 2014. Pacquiao will challenge undefeated WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley of the U.S. at the MGM Grand

From Tech Sep 28

Boxing News 2014: Social Media War Between Boxers Continues As Pacquiao Repeats Comment That Mayweather Acts Like Uneducated Person, While Ignoring ‘Miss Pac Man’ Post

Filipino boxing champ Manny Pacquiao opted not to dignify the "Miss Pac Man" post of rival Floyd Mayweather Jr on Instagram and Twitter wherein Money May included old photos of Pacquiao's loss to Mexican boxer Juan Manuel Marquez.

Volatile Volcanoes Are Waking Up

From Science Sep 28

Over 30 People Likely Dead From Mount Ontake Eruption

From an estimated 8 injured and 250 trapped hikers, the toll from the Saturday noon eruption of Japan's Mount Ontake appears to have risen dramatically. Unofficial estimate place the number of dead victims to more than 30.

Quartet Representative to the Middle East and former British Prime Minister Tony Blair meets with Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry (not pictured) to discuss latest developments in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and means to resolve it, in Cairo Au

From Politics & Policy Sep 27

LGBT Paper Names Former UK PM Tony Blair Top Gay Icon

The Gay Times named former British Prime Minister Tony Blair one of the top gay icons in the United Kingdom the past three decades. Under his term, the homosexual age of consent was lowered as the same age as heterosexual couples and civil partnerships were introduced.

WBC/WBA welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. sits in his corner between rounds during his title fight against Marcos Maidana of Argentina at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada

From Sports Sep 27

Social Media War As Mayweather Gets Even For Pacquiao Tweet On All Access, Calls Filipino Congressman ‘Miss Pac Man’

The dream match between Floyd Mayweather Jr and Manny Pacquiao is on, not yet in the ring but over social media. In response to the Filipino congressman's comments posted in Twitter on the Nevada State Athletic Commission's investigation in two objectionable scenes in All Access, the American boxer called his rival "Miss Pac Man" in Twitter and Instagram.