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Beware, wait staffs everywhere--part of your job is about to be obviated by Google. Of course, it’s an annoying part of your job--the one where you have to split up a bill for a group of patrons. Indeed, six Googlers have filed a patent for a “computer-implemented method” (presumably an Android app of some sort) for dividing up group expenses, such as a restaurant bill. The abstract of the patent filing is the best part, as only a skilled attorney could summarize such a simple idea thusly: A group including plurality of users is established. A transaction record is maintained... Read more...