Software maker Nuance, a driving force behind Apple's Siri, spills the beans in an e-mail sent to developers.
An optical scanner to be used for the presidential election this year is prone to recording the wrong vote or none at all, according to a government report. But the manufacturer says problems are fixed.
Secretary of State tells attendees at Usenix security conference that optical scanning of paper ballots combined with hand tallies is more accurate and secure than an e-voting system that uses paper trails.
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Questions over the reliability of optical scan ballots, which are marked and scanned like a standardized test, could slow down the vote-counting process, according to election officials.