Brazil, plagued by a scandal surrounding state oil giant Petrobas, registered the biggest plunge on the corruption index of watchdog Transparency International, which warned that emerging economies are struggling to shake off graft.
A new app that will make it possible to publicly rate anybody without their knowledge is preparing for launch. Dubbed 'Yelp for people', the review-and-rank app will be impossible to opt-out of, to the fury of campaigners against cyber-bullying.
A new study has concluded that Google harms consumers by filtering search results so that listings for its own services are promoted to the tops of pages. It adds more fuel to the EU's recent accusation of Google engaging in anticompetitive practices.
Despite perceived barriers to academic success, students can thrive in the classroom, finds the Fraser Institute’s annual school rankings of schools in Ontario. The 2014 report has produced some interesting results in relation to parental income.
After trashing previously undefeated Ukrainian Sergiy “Razor” Dzinziruk to win the WBC Diamond belt, boxing critics and fans expect the Argentinian slugger to take the No.1 spot in the upcoming pound-for-pound ranking by Ring Magazine
Whoever wins the mayoral race in Toronto will be facing challenges that threaten the prosperity, livability and legacy of the city, according to Toronto's Vital Signs 2010, released today by the Toronto Community Foundation.
The fad of paying bloggers to write news and posts is catching on. An Indian blog portal, Ibibo works on a similar model as Digital Journal by ranking bloggers according to their activity and paying them cash. But this might be a one-time award.