Oklahoma is the big winner in latest College Football Playoff ranking and 8 teams are still alive

ESPN The College Football Playoff committee released its final ranking before the playoff teams will be announced on Sunday. The big winner was Oklahoma, who is ranked fifth, ahead of Ohio State and in position to move into the top four if Georgia loses to Alabama, as expected. In all, eight teams are still alive […]

I’ve tried every single iPhone currently available — here’s my ranking of the 7 iPhones you can buy right now (AAPL)

Edgar Su/Reuters If you want to buy an iPhone right now, you have seven different options to choose from.  From the brand-new, futuristic iPhone XS to the old-but-good iPhone 7, the current iPhone lineup has a range of devices and price points.  At this point, I’ve tried all seven of Apple’s current iPhones. And although […]

How the big emerging economies climbed the World Bank business ranking

THE CENTRAL SPORTHOTEL in Davos usually plays host to skiers intent on picturesque descents. But during the World Economic Forum in January it celebrated an eye-catching ascent. One side wall was bedecked with a poster of Narendra Modi, India’s prime minister. Its caption boasted that India had climbed 30 places in the previous year’s World […]

PlayStation swings to first place in gaming industry’s most-seen TV ads ranking

GUEST: Sony’s PlayStation brand web-slings into the lead when it comes to the most-viewed TV commercials for the gaming industry. It beats out previous chart-topper FoxNext Games to own almost a third of all industry TV ad impressions. GamesBeat has partnered with iSpot.tv, the real-time TV ad measurement company with attention and conversion…Read More

This Is the Ranking Colleges Fear Most

Best college town? Best dining hall? Best job prospects? Check, check and check. These are the types of rankings that Dana Bolger, and most prospective female college students, pore over when deciding where to apply to school. But there’s one question they probably didn’t consider: How the institution would treat them if they experienced sexual […]

Most powerful passport in the world: Global ranking puts UK in top five – who came on top?

The UK was pipped to the top spot in The Henley Passport Index by Japan and Singapore, who made joint first. Germany came in second, while third place was shared by seven countries – Denmark, Finland, France, Italy, Sweden, Spain, Norway and South Korea. Sharing fourth place with the United Kingdom, passports from Austria, Luxembourg, […]

World Cup Power Ranking: Where every team stands heading into Russia 2018

Getty Images The 2018 World Cup is set to begin this week, with 32 nations meeting in Russia to play for the biggest prize in international soccer. Four years ago, Germany dominated in Brazil, embarrassing the host nation in the semifinal en route to winning their fourth World Cup. Heading into this year’s tournament, we’ve […]

China has started ranking citizens with a creepy ‘social credit’ system — here’s what you can do wrong, and the embarrassing, demeaning ways they can punish you

REUTERS/Stringer The Chinese state is setting up a vast ranking system system that will monitor the behaviour of its enormous population, and rank them all based on their “social credit.” The “social credit system,” first announced in 2014, aims to reinforce the idea that “keeping trust is glorious and breaking trust is disgraceful,” according to a […]

Will Meghan Markle be a higher ranking royal than Prince George and Princess Charlotte?

Meghan Markle will soon be a royal herself when she marries Prince Harry, 33. The 36-year-old actress is likely to be made a Duchess, as most expect her husband-to-be will be made Duke of Sussex when he marries. It was recently revealed that the children of Prince William and Kate Middleton, Prince George, four, and […]