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US-8,984,233 Error detection for files
Aspects of the subject matter described herein relate to error detection for files. In aspects, before allowing updates to a clean file, a flag marking the file...
US-8,984,168 Relative timestamp when real time clock is unavailable
An operating system or other software resident on an electronic processing device employs aggregated timestamps. In this way timestamps can be generated and...
US-8,984,124 System and method for adaptive data monitoring
A monitoring information reporting system for a client computer, the system provides monitoring information to a server computer which receives monitoring...
US-8,984,084 Mapping RDMA semantics to high speed storage
Embodiments described herein are directed to extending remote direct memory access (RDMA) semantics to enable implementation in a local storage system and to...
US-8,984,012 Self-tuning alterations framework
Embodiment described herein are directed to an enhanced search engine with multiple feedback loops for providing optimal search results that are responsive a...
US-8,983,995 Interactive semantic query suggestion for content search
Systems, methods and computer-storage media are provided for identifying query formulation suggestions in response to receiving a search query. A portion of a...
US-8,983,989 Contextual queries
Systems, methods, and computer-storage media for generating contextual queries are provided. The system includes a search engine to receive user queries and...
US-8,983,980 Domain constraint based data record extraction
Embodiments for a Mining Data Records based on Anchor Trees (MiBAT) process are disclosed. In accordance with at least one embodiment, the MiBAT process...
US-8,983,976 Dynamically expiring crowd-sourced content
Example apparatus and methods concern dynamically expiring crowd-sourced content (CSC) in a crowd-sourced database. An example apparatus may include logic for...
US-8,983,954 Finding data in connected corpuses using examples
In one embodiment, datasets are stored in a catalog. The datasets are enriched by establishing relationships among the domains in different datasets. A user...
US-8,983,936 Incremental visualization for structured data in an enterprise-level data store
The subject disclosure is directed towards simulating query execution to provide incremental visualization for a global data set. A data store may be configured...
US-8,983,925 Online wizard for facilitating methodology implementation
Embodiments of a method for creating a methodology implementation that supplements a business application are described. In one embodiment, a comprehensive...
US-8,983,924 Sharing public search queries and interactions
When a user enters an information retrieval query, a topic feed generator automatically generates a topic feed for publication or distribution to a set of...
US-8,983,911 Storage media abstraction for uniform data storage
A storage abstraction system is described herein that exposes storage from an operating system as a uniform storage device and abstracts from applications the...
US-8,983,907 Change notifications from an updated data representation
An original representation of an original set of data in a data source can be provided, and an updated representation of an updated set of data in the data...
US-8,983,904 Synchronization of replications for different computing systems
A file system watcher in the presence of different file systems to allow synchronization of replicated files distributed among different file systems without...
US-8,983,888 Efficient modeling system for user recommendation using matrix factorization
A technique for efficiently factoring a matrix in a recommendation system. Usage data for a large set of users relative to a set of items is provided in a usage...
US-8,983,861 Bridge pages for mobile advertising
Various embodiments pertain to generating and causing display of a bridge page responsive to a user request for an advertiser's web page when the web page...
US-8,983,859 User centric real-time advertisement bidding
A client-based ad agent dynamically determines whether an advertisement campaign should bid on an impression for an end user and/or sets the bid price of the...
US-8,983,793 Compressive data gathering for large-scale wireless sensor networks
Techniques for data gathering in large-scale wireless sensor networks are described. A data collection device receives aggregate data from at least one sensor...
US-8,983,555 Wireless communication techniques
Wireless communication techniques are described. In one or more implementations, techniques are described that involve active power control such that a device...
US-8,983,501 Proximity-based task notification
This document describes proximity-based task notification. By notifying a user of an entity at which the user can perform a task when that entity is near to the...
US-8,983,490 Locating a mobile device
One or more techniques and/or systems are disclosed for identifying a location of a mobile device (e.g., with user consent). A set of one or more indications of...
US-8,983,233 Time-of-flight depth imaging
Techniques are provided for determining depth to objects. A depth image may be determined based on two light intensity images. This technique may compensate for...
US-8,983,227 Perspective correction using a reflection
Techniques and tools are described for performing perspective correction using a reflection. Reflective properties of a surface being photographed can be used...
US-8,983,210 Social network system and method for identifying cluster image matches
A social network application may identify images having common links between a first user's image collection and a second user's image collection. The common...
US-8,983,201 Three-dimensional visual phrases for object recognition
The techniques discussed herein discover three-dimensional (3-D) visual phrases for an object based on a 3-D model of the object. The techniques then describe...
US-8,983,041 Conserving call logic during handoff
Conserving call logic during handoff may be provided. First, a call may be received at a first server. Next, the first server may determine that it cannot...
US-8,982,942 Adaptive codec selection
Disclosed herein are tools and techniques for storing and using video processing tool configuration information that can identify combinations of video...
US-8,982,890 Distributed virtual network gateways
Computerized methods, systems, and computer-readable media are provided for distributing virtualized gateway functionality to multiple nodes within a physical...
US-8,982,847 Packet aggregation
Methods and apparatus for improving the efficient use of a wireless channel. Flows of compatible packets to be transmitted are processed in separate queues...
US-8,982,794 Determination of packet retransmission using time threshold
Techniques for determination of packet retransmission using a time threshold are described. In at least some embodiments, information for a packet that is...
US-8,982,542 Hinge mechanism for mobile electronic device
A hinge mechanism for a mobile electronic device includes a first leaf comprising first and second fixed pivot axes and a second leaf comprising third and...
US-8,982,151 Independently processing planes of display data
Independently processing planes of display data is provided by a method of outputting a video stream. The method includes retrieving from memory a first plane...
US-8,982,061 Angular contact geometry
In embodiments of angular contact geometry, touch input sensor data is recognized as a touch input on a touch-screen display, such as a touch-screen display...
US-8,982,051 Detecting touch on a surface
Embodiments are disclosed herein that are related to input devices with curved multi-touch surfaces. One disclosed embodiment comprises a touch-sensitive input...
US-8,982,045 Using movement of a computing device to enhance interpretation of input events produced when interacting with...
A computing device is described herein which collects input event(s) from at least one contact-type input mechanism (such as a touch input mechanism) and at...
US-8,981,995 Low accuracy positional data by detecting improbable samples
An embodiment of the invention provides a method of determining a location of a mobile target that processes locations for the target provided by a wireless...
US-8,979,647 Method of providing player status and ability to join games
A method is disclosed in a gaming and media system for quickly and efficiently showing all friends gaming at a given time, what they are playing, and for...
US-8,979,538 Using game play elements to motivate learning
Elements of game play, such as usage statistics, scores, levels, challenges, achievements, competition, and the like, are incorporated into a productivity...
US-8,979,398 Wearable camera
A garment clip is disclosed. The garment clip houses a camera and comprising a first portion housing operational circuitry and a second portion supporting an...
US-8,978,747 Deicing louvers for datacenter applications
A datacenter may use heat collected from a heat exchanger at the exhaust portion of a cooling system to heat inlet louvers for an atmospheric intake. The...
US-D724,613 Display screen with transitional graphical user interface
US-D724,562 Headset
US-8,978,144 Automatic construction of human interaction proof engines
Human Interaction Proofs ("HIPs", sometimes referred to as "captchas"), may be generated automatically. An captcha specification language may be defined, which...
US-8,978,115 Home realm discovery in mixed-mode federated realms
The authentication of identities within a realm in which some identities are authenticated using direct authentication, and some identities are authenticated...
US-8,978,106 Programming, verifying, visualizing, and deploying browser extensions with fine-grained security policies
An environment is described which enables the generation, analysis, and use of secure browser extensions. Each browser extension includes an extension body and...
US-8,978,091 Protecting content from third party using client-side security protection
Architecture that employs encryption and storage of encryption keys to protect trusted client message content from an untrusted third-party hosted service. Each...
US-8,978,041 Service virtualization container
Service virtualization containers to aggregate service functionality from a plurality of services into an apparent service exhibiting the aggregated...
US-8,978,028 Transactional multi-package installation
Described is installing multiple software packages to a computing device in a single transaction, whereby the multiple package installation commits if...
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