Google wants you to be able to vote online

February 17, 2016
Aaron Polmeer

By Sharon Gaudin

Like the idea of using Google to vote online for the best airline, steamed dumpling or health app?

What about using Google to vote for governor or president? That seems to be Google’s plan.

The search giant received a U.S. patent for a voting user interface (VUI). The interface would appear along with search results and would allow the user to vote for one or more contestants competing in a campaign.

The patent application was filed on Oct. 30, 2013, and the patent was awarded to Google on Tuesday.

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Source:: Computer World


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