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Source: The Week

Is it morally wrong to believe something without evidence?

Sunday 12:39 GMT

Clifford's third and final argument as to why believing without evidence is morally wrong is that, in our capacity as communicators of belief, we have the moral responsibility not to pollute the well of collective knowledge.

His once seemingly exaggerated claim that "it is wrong always, everywhere, and for anyone, to believe anything upon insufficient evidence" is no longer hyperbole but a technical reality.

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Source: Reuters

Evidence of Apple switch ruled inadmissible in Qualcomm antitrust case

Friday 20:01 GMT

(Reuters) - A federal judge on Thursday ruled that evidence provided by chip supplier Qualcomm Inc (QCOM.O) that major phone makers like Apple Inc (AAPL.O) have moved to competing suppliers like Intel Corp (INTC.O) cannot be used to fight allegations Qualcomm acted to preserve a monopoly on some mobile phone chips.

Since March, Qualcomm has disclosed that Apple completely stopped using its modems in its newest iPhones and switched to chips from Intel Corp. Qualcomm has also broadened its use of a lower-cost licensing model for technology for the next generation of mobile data networks, with several phone makers already signing the deals.

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Source: Common Domain

Here’s more evidence that stocks are now facing a bear market

Saturday 03:19 GMT

If we rely on the semi-official definition of a bear market as a drop of at least 20%, the stock market at that point was already halfway there.

Their relative returns during the third quarter of 2018 closely follow a pattern set prior to other bull market tops of the past 50 years.


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