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An apparatus and method is provided for controlling a display device for displaying a user interface associated with an application. A processor for controlling...
Touch input data handling
A system for enabling a tablet input object is described. A tablet input object can take various inputs from touch, a mouse, and a pen and sends their...
Touch-scrolling pad for computer input devices
In embodiments of a touch-scrolling pad for computer input devices, a touch sensor strip detects touch contacts on a touch-scrolling pad that is implemented for...
Display environment for a plurality of display devices
A display environment for a plurality of display devices is described. In one or more implementations, a display environment of an operating system of a...
Extended and editable gamer profile
A user profile for an online gaming service is created. The user profile contains user gaming information received from a first location. The user profile is...
Generating developer license to execute developer application
One or more techniques and/or systems are disclosed for generating a developer license that allows a developer application to run on developer machine. A user...
Communication between web applications
In an embodiment, communication is controlled between a service provider web application executed in a first web browser instance on a device platform of the...
Measurement and reporting of set top box inserted AD impressions
Methods are disclosed for measuring ad impressions and receiving feedback on local ad assets inserted into a video transport stream at the set top box level....
Device identification using device functions
Device identification techniques using identifiable device functions are described. In one or more implementations, data is obtained that describes functions of...
Deterministic sharing of data among concurrent tasks using pre-defined
deterministic conflict resolution policies
A "Concurrent Sharing Model" provides a programming model based on revisions and isolation types for concurrent revisions of states, data, or variables shared...
Processing singleton task(s) across arbitrary autonomous server instances
Large scale internet services may be implemented using multiple discrete server instances. Some tasks of the large scale internet services may be singleton...
Out-of-band framework libraries within applications
An enhanced binder provides flexibility and certainty when selecting a version of a software library to load, and an enhanced loader prevents a library version...
Application testing and analysis
Application testing and analysis may include performing perturbations to affect an environment associated with the application executing on a user device...
Automated testing of application program interfaces using genetic
Various embodiments enable automated testing of Application Program Interfaces (APIs) by abstracting API call signatures and processing the abstracted API call...
Component-oriented architecture for web mashups
A component-oriented web mashup system and method for communicating between component-oriented Web gadgets to facilitate secure Web mashups. Embodiments of the...
A note-capture application is disclosed that allows notes to be displayed on the lock screen. In one embodiment, a note-capture application can be invoked when...
Interactive scrollbars for unknown data size
Scrollbar control is utilized for manually scanning for displayed/available information while controlling the amount of information that is actually...
Portal for submitting business metadata for services
A user interface display provides access to an analysis portal that receives customized code for a business data system. The code is provided through the user...
Content gestures are described. In implementations, one or more controls are output to control output of content and for display in a user interface by a...
Population of lists and tasks from captured voice and audio content
Automatic capture and population of task and list items in an electronic task or list surface via voice or audio input through an audio recording-capable mobile...
User-specified phrase input learning
Architecture that enables a user to perform manual word-breaking by phrase input. Phrase input is where the user inserts a phrase-key (or separator) as a...
Creating cross-tabular reports
Cross-tabular reports may be automatically created by a computer from received source data. After receiving the source data, the computer may determine...
Virtual machine memory management in systems with asymmetric memory
A system is described herein that includes a predictor component that predicts accesses to portions of asymmetric memory pools in a computing system by a...
Platform for enabling terminal services virtualization
Disclosed are techniques for providing a platform and application program interface (API) that leverages a terminal services session broker infrastructure to...
Offline resource allocation algorithms
Various embodiments provide offline algorithms for resource allocation. A known set of "offline" requests may be matched to available resources using an online...
Dynamic control of an electronic message system
Methods of dynamic control of an electronic message system are described. In an embodiment, a system which is separate from a messaging service within the...
Generating activities based upon social data
A method described herein includes acts of receiving data from a social networking application, wherein the data is generated by a first individual, and...
Discovery and client routing to database nodes
Aspects of the subject matter described herein relate to database access. In aspects, a request for access to a database is received at a node of a database...
Transformation of a system change set from machine-consumable form to a
form that is readily consumable by a human
A telemetry system can parse and transform one or more change sets from a format intended to be processed by a computer to a form that is readily consumable by...
Recommending points of interests in a region
Techniques for searching and providing geographical regions are described. The process searches and recommends points of interests based on a user-specified...
Population and/or animation of spatial visualization(s)
One or more techniques and/or systems are provided for populating and/or animating a spatial visualization, such as a map, a timeline, and/or other 2D and/or 3D...
Clickthrough-based latent semantic model
There is provided a computer-implemented method and system for ranking documents. The method includes identifying a number of query-document pairs based on...
Use of off-page content to enhance captions with additional relevant
Architecture that uses content from off-page data sources such as feeds (e.g., yellow pages, coupons, social networks, commerce, etc.) to present additional,...
Query model over information as a networked service
Data is published by publishers to an information service configured to receive data sets and allow consumers to consume the data sets via queries. Structural...
Methods and systems for enhancing metadata
A method and system for utilizing metadata to search for media, such as multimedia and streaming media, includes searching for the media, receiving results,...
Named entity recognition in query
Named Entity Recognition in Query (NERQ) involves detection of a named entity in a given query and classification of the named entity into one or more...
Presenting search results annotated with domain endorsements
Systems, methods, and computer-readable storage media for presenting results of search queries with indications that at least a portion of such results has been...
Compression aware physical database design
A plurality of indicators representing a plurality of respective candidate database configurations may be obtained, each of the candidate database...
Reorganization of data under continuous workload
Architecture that provides the capability to automatically (e.g., dynamically) reorganize (repartition) an existing partition by dividing (splitting) or...
Minimal extensions required for multi-master offline and collaboration for
devices and web services
The claimed subject matter provides a system and/or a method that facilitates managing data consistency in connection with a plurality of devices. A collection...
Fingerprint-based, intelligent, content pre-fetching
Example apparatus and methods concern fingerprint-based, intelligent, content pre-fetching. An example apparatus may have a memory that is configured to store...
Creating variations when transforming data into consumable content
Concepts and technologies are described herein for creating variations when transforming data into consumable content. In accordance with the concepts and...
Over-the-air delivery of metering certificates and data
Metering is enabled through an arrangement in which a metering certificate is communicated to a mobile device using an over-the-air protocol. A metering trigger...
Mobile expense capture and reporting
A mobile computing device based expense capture and reporting system is provided. A mobile expense capture application is an integral part of a networked...
Noise adaptive training for speech recognition
Technologies are described herein for noise adaptive training to achieve robust automatic speech recognition. Through the use of these technologies, a noise...
A computing device receives acceleration information from an accelerometer mechanically coupled to a wireless controller, magnetic bearing information from a...
Computation of travel routes, durations, and plans over multiple contexts
A route planning system comprises a receiver component that receives a request for directions between a beginning point and a destination point. An analysis...
Navigation instructions using low-bandwidth signaling
Navigation instructions using low-bandwidth signaling are supported in an alternative user interface that may be utilized as either a full replacement or as an...
Centralized context awareness through network association
A user's context is determined based on the wireless network to which the user is connected. Targeted information, based on the determined context, is then...
Controlling audio of a device
Techniques and tools are described for controlling an audio signal of a mobile device. For example, information indicative of acceleration of the mobile device...