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Authenticating linked accounts
Embodiments of authenticating linked accounts are presented herein. In an implementation, an authentication service provides functionality to form links between...
Translation between telephone device and network client
Call control messages and audio signals between a telephone device and a computer network telephone client on a computing device can be intercepted. For control...
Technology is described for protecting transactions. The technology may include a switching component that a user can employ to switch an associated mobile...
Cognitive multi-user OFDMA
A computing device operating according to a frequency division multiplexed protocol in which communication occurs over a signal formed from a plurality of...
Parking and un-parking of conversations in multiple modalities
A park request is received from a first computing system. The park request is a request to park a conversation between a user of the first computing system and...
Compression match enumeration
In embodiments of compression match enumeration, a trie structure can be searched to enumerate data sequence matches after the trie structure is generated. The...
Method of manufacturing an input device
Input device manufacture techniques are described. In one or more implementations, a plurality of layers of a key assembly is positioned in a fixture such that...
Image super-resolution using gradient profile prior
Described is a technology by which a low-resolution image is processed into a high-resolution image, including by performing processing in the gradient domain....
Systems and methods for providing an enhanced graphics pipeline
An enhanced graphics pipeline is provided that enables common core hardware to perform as different components of the graphics pipeline, programmability of...
Plug-in based chip card payments
A chip card payment processor interface component exposes a plurality of different interfaces for a plurality of different chip card payment processors. A chip...
User-configurable activation of card applets
Card applets associated with an electronic wallet are activated and deactivated based on user-defined rules. Based on the rules and a device state, a card...
Out of office message improvements
Embodiments of the present invention relate to set of improvements to the out of office assistant that send out of office messages to senders of messages while...
Collaborative communication in a web application
A document accessible on a network may be opened by multiple users. A user may use a thin client application to access the document, wherein an image of the...
Simultaneous tracking and text recognition in video frames
Architecture that enables optical character recognition (OCR) of text in video frames at the rate at which the frames are received. Additionally, conflation is...
Quantum gate optimizations
Disclosed are systems and methods for improving quantum computation simulation execution time by "growing" sets of small quantum gates into larger ones. Two...
Remote debugging of server side code without blocking or high-level
A server exposes debugger services to a plurality of debugger clients. One or more debugger clients can select a debug operation and establish a debug session...
Automated correlation and analysis of callstack and context data
Embodiments allow a user to define event scenarios that are used to analyze callstack and context data. Scenarios that are delayed are flagged and reported to...
Ranking search results using result repetition
Ranking search results using result repetition is described. In an embodiment, a set of results generated by a search engine is ranked or re-ranked based on...
Translating natural language utterances to keyword search queries
Natural language query translation may be provided. A statistical model may be trained to detect domains according to a plurality of query click log data. Upon...
Extensible surface for consuming information extraction services
Representing structured data extracted from unstructured data in fashion allowing querying using relational database concepts. A method includes receiving user...
Coexistence tools for synchronizing properties between on-premises
customer locations and remote hosting services
Coexistence tools are described for synchronizing properties between on-premises customer locations and remote hosting services. These tools may provide methods...
Consolidating a set of tenant log streams from separate user databases into a consolidated log stream. The method includes receiving a plurality of tenant log...
Markup language stylization
Markup language stylizations that may be applied to a source document are defined in overlay documents such that no special tags or markers are required in the...
Policy-based secure information disclosure
Systems and methods for storing data and retrieving data from a smart storage device is provided, where smart storage includes processing capabilities along...
Efficient application-aware disaster recovery
Embodiments are directed to efficiently backing up portions of data and to performing a scoped data recovery. In an embodiment, a computer system preloads data...
Fair stateless model checking
Techniques for providing a fair stateless model checker are disclosed. In some aspects, a schedule is generated to allocate resources for threads of a...
Application activation framework
Techniques for application activation are described herein. An operating system (OS) can be configured to incorporate various extension points that are...
Event aggregation for background work execution
Systems, methods, and apparatus for separately managing foreground work and background work. In some embodiments, an operating system may identify at least one...
Population of dynamic objects representing static namespace hierarchies
A namespace-based static metadata model is projected into a dynamic programming environment. A dynamic object is created for each static namespace. The host...
Interactive application assistance, such as for web applications
An application assistance system is described herein that provides an on-demand canonical user interface that can quickly allow a user to learn the actions...
Dynamically placing computing jobs
This document describes techniques for dynamically placing computing jobs. These techniques enable reduced financial and/or energy costs to perform computing...
Techniques for dynamic voice menus
Techniques for dynamic voice menus are described. An apparatus may comprise an endpoint component operative on a processor circuit to receive an incoming call...
Providing sender-selected sound items to conversation participants
Functionality is described for allowing a first user to select a sound item. The first user can use a first device to send this sound item to a second device...
Peripheral device storage
Peripheral device storage techniques are described. In one or more implementations, a computing device includes a housing and a power connection port that is...
Multi-touch uses, gestures, and implementation
A tablet PC having an interactive display, which is touchscreen enabled, may be enhanced to provide a user with superior usability and efficiency. A touchscreen...
Altering a view of a document on a display of a computing device
A document authoring program provides different views of a document opened by a user. In the editing view, the user can view the document contents and edit the...
Single axis zoom
A graphical representation of data may be displayed along with a horizontal axis and a vertical axis. A user may define a region in the graphical representation...
State-based auxiliary display operation
Described is a technology by which routing of data may be automatically modified based on detected state data of a computing system. For example, user input may...
Ergonomic physical interaction zone cursor mapping
Users move their hands in a three dimensional ("3D") physical interaction zone ("PHIZ") to control a cursor in a user interface ("UI") shown on a ...
User input using proximity sensing
A device is described which enables users to interact with software running on the device through gestures made in an area adjacent to the device. In an...
Shared collaboration using display device
Various embodiments are provided for a shared collaboration system and related methods for enabling an active user to interact with one or more additional users...
Optical system for near-eye display
Embodiments are disclosed herein that relate to compact optical systems for incorporation into near-eye display devices. For example, one disclosed embodiment...
Detecting spatial outliers in a location entity dataset
Disclosed herein are one or more embodiments that arrange a plurality of location entities into a hierarchy of location descriptors. One or more of the...
Optical fault monitoring
Various embodiments related to monitoring for optical faults in an optical system are disclosed. For example, one disclosed embodiment provides, in an optical...
Display screen with graphical user interface
Display screen with graphical user interface
Constrained execution of background application code on mobile devices
The subject disclosure is directed towards a technology by which background application code (e.g., provided by third-party developers) runs on a mobile device...
Iteratively locating a position corresponding to a desired seek time
Techniques enable locating a position within a file that corresponds to a desired seek time without having access to an index specifying the desired seek time's...
Notification of communication events
A network element of a communication provider arranged to receive a call invite from an originating end-user terminal inviting a destination end-user terminal...
Notification of communication events
A network element of a communication provider comprises transceiver apparatus arranged to receive a request message from an originating endpoint via a...