Author: Gabriela Motroc
After Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull detailed the $254 million AUD funding cut to the ABC, the national public broadcaster announced over 400 people would be sacked as it adjusts its activities over the coming months.

 Author: Gabriela Motroc
The government raised $5.7 billion AUD selling shares of Medibank Private Ltd. in Australia’s second-largest IPO.

 Author: Gabriela Motroc
KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo explained Apple is expected to sell 71.5 million iPhones in Q4.

 Author: Staff Reporter
Russell Brand is known more for his movies and his brief marriage with singer Katy Perry and less for his writing skills. Even though he already has two books under his belt, his third one is causing quite a stir.

 Author: Staff Reporter
Nowadays, people are more careful than ever when it comes to their health, but staying young is more about mentality than about physical health. Shaolin monks are known for their serene lifestyle and gaining insight from one will help people lead a healthier life even in the midst of the urban, modern life.

 Author: Ashley Jessen
Commodity prices gave a little reprieve overnight, allowing our index to at least steady, with Gold rising $12, Crude Oil up $1 but Iron Ore remained flat around the $70 per tonne level, but given their recent sell off, we did actually see a few of the Iron Ore stocks rise in value. Unfortunately we had most sectors down for the day with the Energy sector one of the few shining lights (pun intended).

 Author: Gabriela Motroc
A British-led company hopes to raise £600,000 using Kickstarter to fund the initial phase of Lunar Mission One, a project which aims at surveying the Moon’s south pole to find out whether a human base can be established in the future. The Kickstarter campaign ends on December 18.

 Author: Gabriela Motroc
Vodafone Group CEO Vittorio Colao announced investors the company “would consider” selling its Australian operations alongside other non-essential assets for the right price.

 Author: Gabriela Motroc
Renovating a house is hell while it’s in progress, but heaven when it’s done, says an old proverb. To ensure that the heavenly feeling becomes reality and that blunders do not ruin it, all the details of the restoration must be planned ahead carefully.

 Author: Staff Reporter
A standout figure in the world of television – Ellen DeGeneres is known for her comic timing, outspokenness, a vibrant personality. Adding to all these intriguing attributes is her fascinating passion for real estate.

 Author: Staff Reporter
Obesity is taking the world by storm as fast food industry flourishes and home delivery gains notoriety. However, this has become a global problem which affects people of all ages and from all walks of life mostly due to temptation and lack of activity.

 Author: Ashley Jessen
Iron Ore prices continue to tumble, FOMC minutes released came in less hawkish than hoped for and the Aussie 200 Index was awash with red writing, as our index fell some 52.6 points or 1 per cent with all sectors succumbing to the selling pressure throughout the day. To compound matters, the HSBC Manufacturing PMI figures came out slightly worse than the expected 50.2, hitting 50, adding to the recent negative sentiment coming out of the all-important China zone.

 Author: Gabriela Motroc
Quickflix is raising $5.7 million AUD to fund investment in marketing and content.

 Author: Gabriela Motroc
Uber is currently facing a new problem: discontented drivers who claim they do not gain USD90.000 per year, as the ridesharing service earlier declared. On the contrary, some are approaching the minimum wage, while others say they are barely managing to provide for their families.