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US-8,179,899 Endpoint selection for a call completion response
Techniques for selecting a call completion response from a group of call completion responses based on weights associated with the call completion responses,...
US-8,179,797 Channel discovery and disconnection in networks over white spaces and other portions of the spectrum
Functionality is described for discovering a channel within an environment in which non-privileged entities have subordinate access rights to spectrum compared...
US-8,177,643 Out-of-band voice communication with interactive voice response services during gameplay
While executing a game program, a game console determines that a user wishes to issue a voice command through a headset or other audio input/output device...
US-8,177,641 Systems and methods for quickly selecting video games
A video game controller is equipped with an electronic input that can read a game identification code from an electronic key. When the user presents the key to...
US-D659,711 Portion of a display screen with icon
US-D659,709 Display screen with icon
US-D659,707 Display screen with graphical user interface
US-D659,706 Display screen with graphical user interface
US-8,176,564 Special PC mode entered upon detection of undesired state
A system and method for monitoring a computer, particularly a pay-per-use computer, uses an isolated computing environment or supervisor. The isolated computing...
US-8,176,542 Validating the origin of web content
Described herein is a technique of protecting users against certain types of Internet attacks. The technique involves obtaining certificates from visited web...
US-8,176,500 Closing a video stream object
Techniques are provided for facilitating processing of interlaced video images for progressive video displays. A method receives from a renderer a query for a...
US-8,176,499 Defining, distributing and presenting device experiences
Platforms and techniques for defining, authorizing/authenticating, distributing, and presenting dynamic device experiences using a number of ...
US-8,176,495 Client affinity in distributed load balancing systems
Aspects of the subject matter described herein relate to client affinity in distributed load balancing systems. In aspects, a request from a requester is sent...
US-8,176,485 Launching hypervisor under running operating system
The launching of a hypervisor after there is already a running operating system. The operating system itself may launch the hypervisor. The running operating...
US-8,176,476 Analyzing software usage with instrumentation data
Described is a technology by which software instrumentation data collected from user program sessions are analyzed to output an analysis report or the like via...
US-8,176,473 Transformations for software obfuscation and individualization
Methods and systems for software obfuscation are disclosed. In one exemplary embodiment, the obfuscation includes integrating the checker code with product code...
US-8,176,465 Pluggable model elements
Various technologies and techniques are disclosed for providing pluggable model elements. A modeling application is provided that is operable to allow custom...
US-8,176,442 Living cursor control mechanics
Disclosed herein are systems and methods for controlling a cursor. A user may control a cursor displayed by a computing environment such as a game console, a...
US-8,176,438 Multi-modal interaction for a screen magnifier
A multi-model magnification system is described that can be used with multiple forms of input, including natural input such as touch-based devices. Users can...
US-8,176,434 Virtual desktop view scrolling
Example embodiments of the present disclosure are related to scrolling the view of a virtual desktop on a client. The client can be in communication with a...
US-8,176,419 Self learning contextual spell corrector
A group of keywords are received, wherein each keyword includes one or more words. A word list is formed from the group of keywords, where the word list...
US-8,176,408 Modularized web provisioning
A system and method for modularized Web provisioning. Functionalities available for Web provisioning are modularized into individual feature files. A site...
US-8,176,407 Comparing values of a bounded domain
Methods, systems, and computer-readable media to compare values of a bounded domain are disclosed. A particular method includes, for each value in a bounded...
US-8,176,271 Backing up data from backup target to backup facility
Aspects of the subject matter described herein relate to backup up data. In aspects, a backup target determines a degree to which a data set included on the...
US-8,176,256 Cache regions
A cache region can be created in a cache in response to receiving a cache region creation request from an application. A storage request from the application...
US-8,176,253 Leveraging transactional memory hardware to accelerate virtualization and emulation
Various technologies and techniques are disclosed for using transactional memory hardware to accelerate virtualization or emulation. A central processing unit...
US-8,176,200 Distributed aggregation on an overlay network
The present invention extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for distributed aggregation on an overlay network. Embodiments of the invention...
US-8,176,193 Dynamic media asset delivery
Dynamic media asset delivery is described. In embodiments, a request for a media asset can be received from a client device. A transmission rate of a...
US-8,176,157 Exceptions grouping
Methods of experience-based exception grouping are described. A number of exceptions are read. The exceptions are intelligently associated with one of a number...
US-8,176,096 Data visualization interactivity architecture
A data visualization interactivity architecture may be provided. The architecture may allow the creation of a data visualization, such as a chart, and may...
US-8,176,085 Modular forest automata
Modular forest automata (MFA) provide a unified description of partially-ordered regular tree patterns. MFAs provide simple methods for determinization,...
US-8,176,071 Selection and sorting protocol extensions to the WS-enumeration protocol
Techniques are described herein for providing protocol extensions to the WS-Enumeration protocol. A selection protocol extension to the WS-Enumeration protocol...
US-8,176,023 Hierarchical locking in B-tree indexes
Portions of a B-tree index in a database are locked for concurrency control. In one example, hierarchical lock modes are provided that permit locking a key, a...
US-8,176,021 Optimized reverse key indexes
Aspects of the subject matter described herein relate to optimized reverse key indexes. In aspects, a dispersion function disperses index values such that they...
US-8,176,017 Live volume access
This document describes tools capable of enabling an entity requiring exclusive access to data and metadata of a volume to have that exclusive access while also...
US-8,176,003 Automatic designation of XBRL taxonomy tags
The embodiments described herein generally relate to new and alternate systems and methods to associate XBRL tags with financial data. A business user creates a...
US-8,176,002 Method and system for user alteration of the configuration of a data warehouse
Disclosed are methods usable by non-experts for altering a configuration of a data warehouse. The initial configuration of the data warehouse is represented in...
US-8,175,939 Merchant powered click-to-call method
A method is disclosed for enhancing the predictability, scalability and cost effectiveness of online advertising with voice over IP connectivity and event...
US-8,175,847 Tag ranking
Technologies for generating a boosted tag ranking for a media instance, the boosted tag ranking based on probabilistic relevance estimation computed by a...
US-8,175,726 Seeding in a skill scoring framework
Skill scores represent a ranking or other indication of the skill of the player based on the outcome of the game in a gaming environment. Skills scores can be...
US-8,175,653 Chromeless user interface
Techniques are described to implement a user interface for a display of a mobile device. In an implementation, the user interface may include a chromeless menu...
US-8,175,442 Program recording completion
A program recording completion system automatically completes an incomplete program recording of a program. A recording application creates a program recording...
US-8,175,382 Learning image enhancement
Image enhancement techniques are described to enhance an image in accordance with a set of training images. In an implementation, an image color tone map is...
US-8,175,099 Embedded system development platform
A modular development platform is described which enables creation of reliable, compact, physically robust and power efficient embedded device prototypes. The...
US-8,175,097 Embedding a session description message in a real-time control protocol (RTCP) message
Embedded within at least some Real-Time Control Protocol (RTCP) messages sent from a media content source to a recipient is a session description message that...
US-8,174,620 High definition media content processing
High definition media content processing techniques are described in which enhanced media content rendering techniques may be performed to output high...
US-8,174,508 Pointing and data entry input device
An input device includes an array of adjacent capacitive sensors arranged into rows and columns. Each capacitive sensor exhibits a capacitance characteristic...
US-8,172,675 Personalization using a hand-pressure signature
A hand-held device having a body with a pressure-sensitive exterior surface. At least a portion of the pressure-sensitive exterior surface is designed to be...
US-D659,161 Display screen with an icon
US-D659,155 Display screen with user interface with orange colored bar
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