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US-9,769,769 Detecting proximity using antenna feedback
An electronic device provides a detuning monitor circuit configured to detect a change in a voltage standing wave ratio (VSWR) between a radio frequency (RF)...
US-9,769,731 Wireless network host in silent mode
An access point that implements operating modes in which beacons may be selectively disabled. Beacons may be disabled when no device is actively associated...
US-9,769,491 Low complexity real-time video coding
In a first exemplary media implementation, one or more processor-accessible media include processor-executable instructions that, when executed, direct a device...
US-9,769,485 Multi-layer encoding and decoding
Innovations described herein provide a generic encoding and decoding framework that includes some features of simulcast and some features of scalable video...
US-9,769,459 Power efficient laser diode driver circuit and method
A voltage mode laser diode driver selectively turns on and off a laser diode. An output stage has an output node configured to be connected to one of the...
US-9,769,398 Image sensor with large-area global shutter contact
An image sensor comprising a substrate that includes a plurality of photodiodes and a shutter trigger contact is disclosed. The plurality of photodiodes...
US-9,769,293 Slider cover for computing device
Techniques including use of a slider cover for a computing device are described. In one or more implementations, the slider cover includes a cover body and a...
US-9,769,244 Courier network service
Example apparatus facilitate controlling how targeted electronic data is selected and couriered (e.g., physically carried) between a provider in a first...
US-9,769,227 Presentation of computing environment on multiple devices
A user may interact with a collection of devices that each exhibit particular device properties. Where each device executes and presents an isolated computing...
US-9,769,194 Accessible content reputation lookup
Implementations of accessible content reputation lookup are described. In one implementation, before a user activates a link in a document, such as a hyperlink...
US-9,769,193 Advanced security for domain names
Various techniques for improving security of domain name records are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a request to modify a...
US-9,769,170 Synchronizing credential hashes between directory services
The subject disclosure is directed towards securely synchronizing passwords that are changed at a source location (e.g., an on-premises directory service) to a...
US-9,769,159 Cookie optimization
Disclosed herein is a system and method for optimizing a cookie or token in a web service or other claims based domain system. A user presents an identity token...
US-9,769,150 Directory driven mailbox migrations
An example method for migrating communication data from a source server to a target server includes obtaining, using a computing device, a set of credentials to...
US-9,769,137 Extensible mechanism for securing objects using claims
An extensible mechanism for providing access control for logical objects in a network environment. A security broker is able to dynamically register one or more...
US-9,769,121 Scalable, selective traffic proxying
Proxy networks enable a source to send traffic to one or more targets through a set of nodes operating as proxies. However, proxy networks are typically...
US-9,768,962 Minimal disclosure credential verification and revocation
The subject disclosure is directed towards credential verification for accessing a service provider. A user may prove to the service provider the validity of...
US-9,768,894 Spectrum sleuth for identifying RF transmitter in an environment
A method for monitoring radio frequency (RF) transmitters in an environment, that fits a probability mixture model (PMM) comprising a plurality of probability...
US-9,768,676 Switching power regulator controlled with mirrored error current
A power regulator circuit includes an input node, an output node, a power converter, and a control loop. The power converter is operatively intermediate the...
US-9,768,635 Managing battery power utilization in a mobile computing device
A mobile computing device has a processor and storage, connected to the processor and storing computer program instructions for an operating system for the...
US-9,768,569 Bracket assembly for reinforcing connectors on printed circuit boards
This document describes a bracket assembly for reinforcing connectors on printed circuit boards. In some aspects, an apparatus is described that includes a...
US-9,768,541 Plug receptacle for an electronic device
A plug receptacle comprises a receptacle housing having a passage configured to receive at least a part of a plug of a plug connector, a front side having a...
US-9,768,506 Multi-antennna isolation adjustment
In an embodiment, isolation between antennas of a multi antenna system is disclosed. According to another embodiment, a device is disclosed comprising a...
US-9,767,800 Communication system
Systems and methods for responding to spoken language input or multi-modal input are described herein. More specifically, one or more user intents are...
US-9,767,720 Object-centric mixed reality space
A see-through, near-eye, mixed reality display apparatus providing a mixed reality environment wherein one or more virtual objects and one or more real objects...
US-9,767,609 Motion modeling in visual tracking
Embodiments are disclosed that relate to determining a pose of a device. One disclosed embodiment provides a method comprising receiving sensor information from...
US-9,767,598 Smoothing and robust normal estimation for 3D point clouds
A "Point Cloud Smoother" provides various techniques for refining a 3D point cloud or other 3D input model to generate a smoothed and denoised 3D output model....
US-9,767,586 Camera system and method for hair segmentation
A method for operating an image processing device coupled to a color camera and a depth camera is provided. The method includes receiving a color image of a...
US-9,767,524 Interaction with virtual objects causing change of legal status
Technology is provided for transferring a right to a digital content item based on one or more physical actions detected in data captured by a see-through,...
US-9,767,419 Crowdsourcing system with community learning
Crowdsourcing systems with machine learning are described, for example, to aggregate answers to a crowdsourced task in a manner achieving good accuracy even...
US-9,767,304 Representation of operating system context in a trusted platform module
Techniques for representation of operating system context in a trusted platform module are described. In at least some embodiments, authorization principals...
US-9,767,282 Offline scan, clean and telemetry using installed antimalware protection components
The subject disclosure relates to antimalware scanning, and more particularly to offline antimalware scanning of a host environment via an alternate, known safe...
US-9,767,201 Modeling actions for entity-centric search
In one embodiment, a web service engine server 104 may predict a successive action by a user based on an entity reference 302. The web service engine server 104...
US-9,767,156 Feature-based candidate selection
A candidate for selection or insertion may be based on extracted candidate features and reference features. The candidate features may be scored and ranked...
US-9,767,147 Method of converting query plans to native code
Performing database queries. A method includes receiving a particular database query. The method further includes accessing a query plan based on the particular...
US-9,767,144 Search system with query refinement
A search system that automatically generates questions to refine an underspecified query. The system may generate questions even for queries against a database...
US-9,767,142 Resuming items in their last-used presentation modes
Functionality is described herein for presenting representations of the z most recently presented items. The functionality also presents indicators which convey...
US-9,767,091 Methods for understanding incomplete natural language query
Analysis of incomplete natural language expressions using n-gram analysis and contextual information allows one or more domains to be predicted. For each...
US-9,767,027 Private memory regions and coherency optimization by controlling snoop traffic volume in multi-level cache...
A system for optimizing cache coherence message traffic volume is disclosed. The system includes a plurality of caches in a multi-level memory hierarchy and a...
US-9,767,006 Deploying trace objectives using cost analyses
A tracing management system may use cost analyzes and performance budgets to dispatch tracing objectives to instrumented systems that may collect trace data...
US-9,766,956 Transparent integration of application components
Differing implementations associated with components of dissimilar execution environments are mediated to facilitate component integration. A host is provided...
US-9,766,954 Configuring resources used by a graphics processing unit
The application programming interface permits an application to specify resources to be used by shaders, executed by the GPU, through a data structure called...
US-9,766,952 Reverse launch protocol
One or more techniques and/or systems are provided for implementing a reverse protocol launch. For example, the reverse protocol launch may be implemented...
US-9,766,944 Dynamic partition dual boot mobile phone device
Embodiments are disclosed that relate to multi boot mobile phone devices. In one example, a mobile phone device comprises one or more non-volatile storage...
US-9,766,941 Measuring provisioning capacity across distributed systems
Provisioning capacity measuring may be provided. First, a provisioning monitoring job may run on a grid manager that spawns a plurality of farm monitoring jobs...
US-9,766,932 Energy efficient job scheduling
The subject disclosure is directed towards scheduling jobs with a speed for running a processor(s) having variable speeds to save energy yet complete in time,...
US-9,766,929 Processing of data stream collection record sequence
The use of a data stream that has therein data items and a sequence of collection records. each comprising a collection definition that is not overlapping with...
US-9,766,905 Flexible pluralization of localized text
One embodiment provides machine-readable memory encoding a localization resource for a computer system. The resource comprises an array of delimited strings,...
US-9,766,883 Mechanism for compatibility and preserving framework refactoring
The subject disclosure relates to enabling the evolution of a framework by providing public surface area factorings for both old and new public surface areas....
US-9,766,870 Bundle package generation
One or more techniques and/or systems are provided for generating a bundle package, digitally signing the bundle package, selectively disturbing the bundle...
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