News tagged with judgments

Court says Microsoft must pay in patent case

(AP) -- The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Microsoft Corp. must pay a $290 million judgment awarded to a small Toronto software company for infringing on one of its patents inside its popular Microsoft Word program.

dateJun 09, 2011 in Business
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On the face of it, voting's superficial

Are voters truly sophisticated and rational decision makers? Apparently not. Their choices are heavily influenced by superficial, nonverbal cues, such as politicians' appearance, according to Christopher Olivola from University ...

dateJun 15, 2010 in Social Sciences
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Moral dilemma scenarios prone to biases

Picture the following hypothetical scenario: A trolley is headed toward five helpless victims. The trolley can be redirected so that only one person's life is at stake. Psychologists and philosophers have been using moral ...

dateDec 14, 2009 in Social Sciences
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