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US-8,990,818 Multiple top level user interface displays
When a program invokes a synchronous user interface display, it is determined whether an asynchronous user interface (UI) display needs to be generated. If so,...
US-8,990,814 Replacement of virtual functions
Techniques are described for replacement of virtual functions. In one or more implementations, a call to a virtual function is intercepted and redirected to a...
US-8,990,733 Application-launching interface for multiple modes
This document describes techniques and apparatuses enabling an application-launching interface for multiple modes. This interface enables a user to quickly and...
US-8,990,728 Dynamic user interface for previewing live content
A dynamic user interface for previewing live content includes multiple tiles. A selection can be received from a user to define a tiled user interface layout...
US-8,990,726 Text box clearing selector
In embodiments of a text box clearing selector, a text box is displayed for character entry in a user interface, and the text box includes a text box clearing...
US-8,990,698 Social network service synchronization
Social network service synchronization techniques are described. In an implementation, a determination is made by a client that a browser has been used to...
US-8,990,695 Flexible architecture for notifying applications of state changes
Described is a method and system a unified mechanism for storing device, application, and service state, as well as a rich notification brokerage architecture....
US-8,990,686 Visual navigation of documents by object
A navigable view of objects (e.g. charts, tables, graphs, data sources, individual sheets of a workbook, . . .) that are obtained from one or more electronic...
US-8,990,679 Extensible markup language rendering and layout
Extensible markup language layout and rendering behaviors are disclosed. A core engine provides existing layout and rendering behaviors for a predetermined...
US-8,990,675 Automatic relationship detection for spreadsheet data items
A system for automatically detecting relationships in spreadsheet data is disclosed. The system may be configured to analyze data items in the spreadsheet to...
US-8,990,634 Reporting of intra-device failure data
Methods and a computing device are disclosed. A computing device may include a managed device having embedded firmware. When a failure occurs with respect to...
US-8,990,612 Recovery of a document serving environment
Methods and systems for quickly serving documents are provided. Documents may be served to users, for example, in response to search query inputs. Documents may...
US-8,990,562 Secure deployment of provable identity for dynamic application environments
An invention is described for securely deploying a provable identity for virtual machines (VMs) in a dynamic environment. In an embodiment, a fabric controller...
US-8,990,561 Pervasive package identifiers
A package identifier for a package from which an application is installed on a computing device is obtained. The package identifier is assigned to each of one...
US-8,990,551 Analysis and visualization of cluster resource utilization
An analysis and visualization depicts how an application is leveraging processor cores of a distributed computing system, such as a computer cluster, in time....
US-8,990,538 Managing memory with limited write cycles in heterogeneous memory systems
A method and a memory manager for managing data storage in a plurality of types of memories. The types of memories may comprise a primary memory, such as DRAM,...
US-8,990,515 Aliasing buffers
The present invention extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for aliasing buffers. Embodiment of the inventions supporting buffer aliasing...
US-8,990,441 Assigning priorities to data for hybrid drives
A hybrid drive includes multiple parts: a performance part (e.g., a flash memory device) and a base part (e.g., a magnetic or other rotational disk drive). A...
US-8,990,434 Data consistency within a federation infrastructure
Embodiments include establishing and maintaining a consistent replica set within the federation infrastructure. A replica set, including a primary node and...
US-8,990,411 Dynamic connection management on mobile peer devices
Dynamically evaluating candidate connections as alternatives to an active connection between a first computing device and a second computing device. The first...
US-8,990,399 Resource sharing in multi-principal browser
Resource sharing in a multi-principal browser includes managing a resource for a web entity by determining how to divide the resource for sharing among two or...
US-8,990,391 Computer system events interface
An events interface is described, and the events interface includes event sequences that indicate software application events that occur in relation to each...
US-8,990,376 Managing server membership
Example apparatus and methods manage membership in a collection of servers participating in providing a service. An example device may provide a user interface...
US-8,990,362 Virtual machine provisioning engine
Embodiments described herein extend to methods, systems, and computer program products for setting up, configuring, and customizing one or more virtual...
US-8,990,313 Download of current portions of email messages
In general, this disclosure describes techniques of enabling devices to download only current portions of email messages without downloading historical portions...
US-8,990,305 Techniques for virtual conferencing servers
Techniques for virtual conferencing servers are described. An apparatus may comprise a conferencing server to manage a conference call with multiple client...
US-8,990,295 Batching notifications to optimize for battery life
In one embodiment, a notification server 110 may batch together notifications to reduce power consumption. A notification server 110 may receive a power...
US-8,990,253 Media device presence management
A media player may be adapted to manage presence information distribution and access to facilitate media communication between compatible devices. Devices...
US-8,990,242 Enhanced query suggestions in autosuggest with corresponding relevant data
Methods and computer-storage media having computer-executable instructions embodied thereon that facilitate determining enhanced query suggestions are provided....
US-8,990,216 Scalable index build techniques for column stores
Architecture that includes an index creation algorithm that utilizes available resources and dynamically adjusts to successfully scale with increased resources...
US-8,990,183 Deep application crawling
The deep application crawling technique described herein crawls one or more applications, commonly referred to as "apps", in order to extract information inside...
US-8,990,176 Managing a search index
Concepts and technologies are described herein for managing a search index. In accordance with the concepts and technologies disclosed herein, a search index...
US-8,990,171 Optimization of a partially deduplicated file
The subject disclosure is directed towards transforming a file having at least one undeduplicated portion into a fully deduplicated file. For each of the at...
US-8,990,167 Multi-faceted metadata storage
A system and method for storing and providing metadata. Metadata may be retrieved from multiple sources. The metadata is stored in facets in a repository and...
US-8,990,160 Managing data with backup server indexing
Indexing functionality can be shifted to one or more backup servers in a backup system. In one implementation, a backup server can receive one or more data...
US-8,990,150 Collaborative authoring
A collaborative authoring application provides an authoring environment in which two or more users can edit a document concurrently. Each user edits a copy of...
US-8,990,147 Defining sub-cube scope based upon a query
Technologies are described herein for defining the scope of a sub-cube based upon a database query. A request is received to perform a query of a...
US-8,990,140 Transforming data into consumable content
Concepts and technologies are described herein for transforming data into consumable content. In accordance with the concepts and technologies disclosed herein,...
US-8,990,124 Assessing quality of user reviews
User generated reviews and scores associated with the reviews may be used to train a review scoring model with textual features of the reviews. The review...
US-8,990,088 Tool and framework for creating consistent normalization maps and grammars
A runtime framework and authoring tool are provided for enabling linguistic experts to author text normalization maps and grammar libraries without requiring...
US-8,990,080 Techniques to normalize names efficiently for name-based speech recognition grammars
Techniques to normalize names for name-based speech recognition grammars are described. Some embodiments are particularly directed to techniques to normalize...
US-8,990,071 Telephony service interaction management
A method for managing an interaction of a calling party to a communication partner is provided. The method includes automatically determining if the...
US-8,990,066 Resolving out-of-vocabulary words during machine translation
Some implementations provide techniques and arrangements to perform automated translation from a source language to a target language. For example, an...
US-8,990,065 Automatic story summarization from clustered messages
A set of stories may be related in a set of messages (e.g., news articles, weblog posts, or messages exchanged in a social network). Presented herein are...
US-8,990,011 Determining user device's starting location
A user device is equipped with one or more sensors that collect data relating to a movement of a user having the user device. An estimated area within which a...
US-8,989,706 Automated secure pairing for wireless devices
Systems, methods, and/or techniques ("tools") are described herein that relate to automated secure pairing for devices, and that relate to parallel downloads of...
US-8,989,535 Multiple waveguide imaging structure
In embodiments of a multiple waveguide imaging structure, an imaging structure includes a first waveguide for see-through viewing of an environment at a first...
US-8,989,437 Salient object detection by composition
A computing device configured to determine, for each of a plurality of locations in an image, a saliency measure based at least on a cost of composing parts of...
US-8,989,371 Community telephony brokerage system and techniques
A community telephony brokerage system ("CTBS") and techniques for facilitating telephony communications (including but not limited to text messages, audible...
US-8,989,356 Notifying network contacts of inquiries
A method, computer-readable medium, and user interface for displaying an inquiry indication related to an inquiring user's inquiry are described. An inquiring...
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