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Three-dimensional graphical user interface for informational input in virtual reality environment

Hand displacement data is received from sensing hardware and analyzed using a three-dimensional (3D) gesture recognition algorithm. The received hand displacement data is recognized as representing a 3D gesture. An operational position of the 3D gesture is calculated with respect to a 3D input graphical user interface (GUI). A virtual... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Processing method, aparatus, and client terminal for displaying user specified information of data item

Methods, apparatuses, and client terminals for displaying user specified information of a data item. The method includes determining a user operation associated with a target data item on a data item display page; obtaining item information of the target data item from at least one data source when an instruction... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Method and accessing private data in physical memory of electronic device

Embodiments of the disclosure provide a method and an apparatus for accessing private data in a physical memory of an electronic device, wherein the method includes: receiving a request for accessing private data in the physical memory from a process running in the electronic device; and accessing private data in... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Determining location information based on user characteristics

A keyword input by a first user is received by a server. User characteristics are determined using the keyword. A first region is identified that comprises plural second regions. Based at least on location information of users in the first region, quantities of second users in respective second regions are... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Database processing method, apparatus, and electronic device

Embodiments of the disclosure provide a database processing method, a database processing apparatus, and an electronic device. The database processing method can include: providing a plurality of transactions to a transaction queue, wherein each transaction of the plurality of transactions includes an encapsulated write request for writing data into a... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Searching index information for application data

A search method is disclosed, including obtaining, by one or more processors, query information, searching, by the one or more processors, index information based at least in part on the query information, the index information comprising information that pertains to application units, wherein the information that pertains to an application... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Content recommendation and display

A system including a basic content pool; a server for content recommendation; and a client terminal. The basic content pool stores one or more contents. The client terminal monitors a user input and provides the user input to the server for content recommendation. The server for content recommendation receives the... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Search system, page display method and client terminal

A search system, a page display method, and a client terminal are disclosed. The search system includes a front-end server used for receiving a keyword provided by a client terminal, providing the keyword to a content search engine, and returning a content result set that is obtained to the client... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Mitigating affair processing requests

An affair processing request is received from a first network node. First affair information determined by the first network node is received. A type of to-be-acquired second affair information excluded from the received first affair information is determined. First information comprising the type of the to-be-acquired second affair information is... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Enhancing security of application downloads

A computer-implemented method includes receiving download description information for an application from a network using an encrypted communications channel, wherein the download description information includes download address information specifying a network address from which application packages associated with the particular application can be retrieved; and downloading an application package associated... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Information pushing

An information pushing method reduces the interference to the user and improves the utilization rate of information resources during the process of the information pushing. For example, the server sends the triggering condition in the form of triggering condition information, and the identification information corresponding to the information to be... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Method and system for scheduling input/output resources of a virtual machine

One embodiment provides a system for scheduling I/O resources of a virtual machine. During operation, in response to receiving a plurality of I/O requests, the system identifies a plurality of target virtual disks to which the I/O requests are to be sent, wherein a virtual disk corresponds to a previously... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Enhancing accuracy of presented search keywords

Multiple geographic grids are generated according to acquired location information of a service provider. Each geographic grid contains one or more service providers. The second region matching the target location information is a geographic grid for a region defined by the target location information. A presentation request for a search... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Audio file acquisition and update notification sending method, device, and system

The present application provides audio file acquisition and update notification sending methods, devices, and systems. One audio file acquisition method disclosed herein includes: receiving an audio file update notification by an audio playing device; prompting update by the audio playing device in response to the audio file update notification; receiving... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Facial recognition-based authentication

Facial recognition-based authentication comprises obtaining a first image of a target object, updating projection information associated with a display by a display device, obtaining a second image of the target object, the second image being an image of the target object after the projection information is updated, obtaining an image... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Transaction interactions between node groups

A correlation request is received for correlating an object node to a node group. A resource acquisition request is initiated, preset by the node group to the object node. Creditable resources of the object node are queried, and whether the creditable resources include a target resource required by the resource... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Method and providing matching information of business object

Methods and apparatuses for providing matching information of a business object are disclosed in the embodiments of the present disclosure. A method includes pre-establishing a matching information database of business objects of a fashion category by a server, the matching information database storing respective one or more matching proposals corresponding... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

System, method, and data processing and display

A method for data processing and display is disclosed. The method may be implemented by a terminal device. The method may include: transmitting a data request to a server, the data request including at least data associated with a display area of a window; receiving trace data from the server... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Method and transmitting business object

Methods and apparatuses of transmitting a business object are disclosed. A first client has a communication connection established with a second client, and includes a user interface containing a first display region and a second display region. The first display region is used for displaying a first business object, and... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Establishing a trusted login procedure

A first login request for the first service is received at a first server that provides a first service and from a terminal. Device identifier information of the terminal is generated by a hardware processor at the first server. The device identifier information of the terminal is associated, by the... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Method and system for gesture-based interactions

Gesture based interaction is presented, including determining, based on an application scenario, a virtual object associated with a gesture under the application scenario, the gesture being performed by a user and detected by a virtual reality (VR) system, outputting the virtual object to be displayed, and in response to the... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Performing operations based on gestures

Gesture-based interaction includes displaying a first image, the first image comprising one or more of a virtual reality image, an augmented reality image, and a mixed reality image, obtaining a first gesture, obtaining a first operation based at least in part on the first gesture and a service scenario corresponding... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

System and implementing screen capture

Embodiments of the present application relate to a system for implementing screen capture, a method for implementing screen capture, and a computer program product for implementing screen capture. A method for implementing screen capture is provided. The method includes providing multiple types of screen capture adapters, selecting a screen capture... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Search method, search apparatus and search engine system

Techniques for performing searches using models generated from data mining. These techniques may include receiving a query including a search string. If a portion of the search string matches with a category of relationship data, the portion of the search string may be replaced with a label of the category... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Data copy

A data copy method comprises: acquiring, by a destination server, a data block identifier, version information and hole information; transmitting, by the destination server, the data block identifier, the version information and the hole information to a source terminal server so as to enable the source server to find corresponding... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Method, apparatus and client of processing information recommendation

A method, an apparatus and a client of processing information recommendation are disclosed. The method includes expanding a search term into at least one search sentence based on a preconfigured information corpus in response to determining that the search term is a broad search term; obtaining recommended information that matches... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Method and device for securing network communications using self-erasing messages

In a message processing method and device described in the disclosed embodiments, a sender sends to a receiver a message in a read-only mode; the receiver displays content of the message in the read-only mode to a user; because the message is in the read-only mode, the receiver cannot store... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Method and system for private communication

Embodiments of the present application provide a method and system for private communication. During operation, the system may determine a privacy level from a plurality of privacy levels associated with a private chat function of a communication application. The private chat function may be configured to transmit and receive private... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Updating machine emulator

A method for hot updating machine emulator including requesting specified memory which is used to store the virtual machine memory address and virtual machine status information and is not released when updating a machine emulator; restoring the virtual machine status information from the specified memory after the machine emulator is... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Risk identification based on historical behavioral data

A user's historical service data of a first time period and a second time period is obtained. Means and variances of a plurality of users' historical service data of the first time period and the second period are calculated. A risk model is generated based on at least one type... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Method and device for processing information and determining invoice information

A method and a device for processing information and determining invoice information to achieve a minimal number of product types on each invoice while ensuring a minimal number of invoices, thus facilitating a user to check product items against an invoice and improving work efficiency. The invoice information determining method... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Methods, systems, apparatuses, and devices for securing network communications using multiple security protocols

The disclosed embodiments describe a data exchange method, apparatus, and device. In one embodiment, the method is applied to a sender device performing data exchange with a receiver device and comprises: negotiating a default protocol for the data exchange with the receiver device; obtaining a dynamic protocol according to the... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Mobile terminal unlocking

The disclosed embodiments describe mobile terminal unlocking methods, systems, and devices. In one embodiment, the method comprises: determining, by a wearable Bluetooth device, a current status corresponding to a mobile terminal after a connection with the mobile terminal is established by the wearable Bluetooth device, wherein the current status is... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Method and upgrading vhost-net module

A method and an apparatus for upgrading a para-virtualized network adapter kernel acceleration module are disclosed. The method includes switching a network flow of a first para-virtualized network adapter kernel acceleration module to a user mode for transmission; removing the first para-virtualized network adapter kernel acceleration module; inserting a second... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Software hot upgrading

After installation of new version of application such as a program that manages virtualization host is completed; virtual machine status information of a currently running first process of the application is imported to a second process of the application. The second process is initialized to establish a connection between the... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

03/15/18 / #20180074956

Method, apparatus, and electronic device for modifying memory data of a virtual machine

A method, an apparatus, and an electronic device for modifying memory data of a virtual machine are provided. The method can include: acquiring a physical address offset of a target object relative to an initial point of a kernel loading space of an operating system of the virtual machine, and... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

03/15/18 / #20180075010

Assisted data input

A piece of text is saved for security verification on a computing device. One or more pieces of related text corresponding to the piece of saved text are generated, where each text element of the one or more pieces of related text is generated based on its proximity to the... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

03/15/18 / #20180075060

On-demand creation and access of a virtual file system

A first creation request for creating a virtual file system corresponding to a first storage device in an operating system is received. The virtual file system corresponding to the first storage device is created in a preset path in the operating system using a Filesystem in Userspace (FUSE) utility in... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

03/15/18 / #20180075240

Method and device for detecting a suspicious process by analyzing data flow characteristics of a computing device

Disclosed are methods and devices for detecting a suspicious process. Test values of data flow direction characteristics of a to-be-detected host and sample values of the data flow direction characteristics corresponding to the to-be-detected host in a data flow direction library are acquired, wherein the data flow direction characteristics comprise... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

03/15/18 / #20180075246

Securely and efficiently sharing data exchange records

A data exchange is stored between two parties as one or more data exchange records. A data exchange record locator for locating the one or more data exchange records is generated. The data exchange record locator is sent to at least one of the two parties. A request is received... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

03/15/18 / #20180075504

User recommendation

The present disclosure provides a method and a device for user recommendation. The method may comprise: detecting a browsing event with respect to an interaction object; obtaining a provider user of the interaction object and in a communication-enabled state; and recommending information of the provider user to an initiator user... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

03/15/18 / #20180075571

Method and system for improving gpu performance during data-intensive visualization operations

Disclosed herein are methods and systems for improving GPU processing during visualization operations. In one embodiment, the method comprises receiving a data frame at a central processing unit (CPU), the data frame including a plurality of pieces of associated data; identifying, by the CPU, feature information corresponding to the plurality... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

03/15/18 / #20180075608

Efficient acquisition of a target image from an original image

An original image is acquired, where the original image comprises a target image. Image compression processing is performed on the original image according to a preset compression ratio, and a low-pixel image is created based on the image compression processing. Borderlines of the target image in the low-pixel image are... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

03/15/18 / #20180077078

Controlling message output

A duration to transmit multiple messages is calculated. A first request based on the calculated duration is transmitted. The first request is a request for reserving a time period to transmit. In response to receiving an approval of the first request, for each message in the multiple messages, a transmit... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

03/15/18 / #20180077192

Account theft risk identification

An operation request is received from a terminal device. An identification of the terminal device is determined. Based on the identification of the terminal device, historical operation requests initiated from the terminal device in a predetermined time period prior to the operation request are determined. A user identity location is... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

03/15/18 / #20180077237

Method, apparatus, and system for providing remote terminal assistance to electronic devices using an intermediary server

Disclosed are methods, apparatuses, and systems for terminal remote assistance. In one embodiment, the method comprises: sending, by a task server to a second terminal, a current status of a first terminal, wherein the current status is a status of a local application, located in the first terminal, in need... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

03/08/18 / #20180067810

Method and system of high-availability pcie ssd with software-hardware jointly assisted implementation to enhance immunity on multi-cell upset

It is detected that an error has occurred on an FPGA while the FPGA is operating in a first mode, wherein the error is not correctable by the FPGA itself. The FPGA is configurable to operate in the first mode in which a set of processing steps is to be... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

03/08/18 / #20180067914

Enterprise-related context-appropriate user prompts

Embodiments described herein provide a system for generating context-appropriate user prompts from an application. The system improves significantly over previous systems by providing expedient, context-appropriate, and relevant user prompts corresponding to enterprise-related user functions. During operation, a computing device receives a user input in an application window. The device then... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

03/08/18 / #20180068290

Transaction scheme for offline payment

An authentication factor is received, including an authentication key, an account information of a user, and a dynamic time factor. A bound authentication information is generated by using the authentication factor and a device information of a client device that requested the secure offline payment. The bound authentication information is... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

03/08/18 / #20180069769

Service implementation method and apparatus

This application provides a service implementation method and apparatus. The method may include: returning, when an object creation request from an object provider is received, a response message to the object provider according to an application scenario corresponding to the object creation request, the response message including at least one... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

03/08/18 / #20180069906

Method and system for private communication with multiple parties

Embodiments of the present application provide a method and system for communication. During operation, the system may receive a message sent by a sender to multiple recipients. The system may determine that a reply mode of the message is set to a private mode which restricts permission to receive replies... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

03/01/18 / #20180059978

Virtual disk expansion method and apparatus

A virtual disk expansion method is disclosed in the present application, comprising: creating a virtual disk file according to system images and a target disk volume value contained in a received expansion request; mounting the virtual disk file to a physical host, and generating a virtual disk; reading partition information... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

03/01/18 / #20180060111

Method and online upgrade of kernel-based virtual machine module

An apparatus and a method for online upgrading a kernel-based virtual machine module are disclosed. The method includes reorganizing and compiling a kernel-based virtual machine module to obtain a first running module, the first running module supporting a dual-active mode; and causing a machine virtualizer to use the first running... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

03/01/18 / #20180060204

Calculating individual carbon footprints

Behavior data associated with a user is obtained. The behavior data is generated when the user uses an Internet service and includes a user identification and identification information indicating the Internet service. At least one predefined carbon-saving quantity quantization algorithm is determined based on the identification information related to the... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

03/01/18 / #20180060285

Information acquisition method, device and system

A method, an apparatus and a system of obtaining information are disclosed. The method includes receiving hyperlink(s) included in audio(s); sending the hyperlink(s) to a server; receiving first information data that is determined according to the hyperlink(s) from the server; generating an information list based on the first information data;... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

03/01/18 / #20180060419

Generating prompting keyword and establishing index relationship

An example method for generating a prompting keyword may include receiving a target search keyword sent by a client terminal and determining a target scene keyword corresponding to the target search keyword. The target scene keyword may indicate an application scenario of an object corresponding to the target search keyword.... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

03/01/18 / #20180060587

Aggregating service data for transmission and risk analysis

Methods, systems, and computer-readable storage media for risk identification of service data using operations of determining, by a client-side computing device, a first service data corresponding to a first operation behavior associated with a user input on the client-side computing device, determining, by the client-side computing device, a first variable... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

03/01/18 / #20180061397

Speech recognition method and apparatus

The present application discloses speech recognition methods and apparatuses. An exemplary method may include extracting, via a first neural network, a vector containing speaker recognition features from speech data. The method may also include compensating bias in a second neural network in accordance with the vector containing the speaker recognition... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

02/22/18 / #20180053080

Method, system, scanning device, terminal and encoder for monitoring a product quality guarantee period

A method, a system, a scanning device, a terminal and an encoder for monitoring a quality guarantee period of a product are disclosed. The method includes scanning a tag of a product to obtain an identifier of the tag of the product and a product quality guarantee period corresponding to... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

02/22/18 / #20180053206

Matching products with service scenarios

For each service scenario out of a plurality of service scenarios, matching features of a to-be-matched product corresponding to the service scenario are acquired based on user features of users accessing the service scenario. A respective user feature mapping value of the service scenario is calculated based on the matching... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

02/22/18 / #20180053234

Description information generation and presentation systems, methods, and devices

The present application provides methods, systems, and electronic devices for generating and presenting data object description information. The generation method includes: obtaining an evaluation information set of a data object; extracting at least one current feature word set and at least one current sentiment word set from the evaluation information... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

02/22/18 / #20180054299

Encrypting and decrypting information

An example information encryption method that includes acquiring to-be-encrypted information and converting the to-be-encrypted information into a polynomial of a predetermined format; extracting biometric information, and acquiring biometric data; and substituting the biometric data into the polynomial for calculation to acquire a value of the polynomial and using a two-dimensional... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

02/22/18 / #20180054737

System and wireless network security

A wireless network connection security method is disclosed, including: acquiring a type of a wireless network to which a mobile device is connected; determining that the type of the wireless network is insecure; monitoring an application, the application being installed on the mobile device; determining that the application is to... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

02/15/18 / #20180046658

Distributed data processing

A method for distributed data processing includes selecting a first number of candidate key-value pairs from input key-value pairs stored in a distributed file system and identifying an invocation frequency for each of the first number of candidate key-value pairs in a predetermined period of time. The invocation frequency is... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

02/15/18 / #20180048482

Control system and control processing method and apparatus

The complex operation and low control efficiency in controlling home devices, such as lights, televisions, and curtains, is reduced with a control system that senses the presence and any actions, such as hand gestures or speech, of a user in a predetermined space. In addition, the control system identifies a... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

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02/15/18 / #20180048724

Data collecting method, system, terminal, and server

A data collecting method at the terminal side includes: calculating layout position structure information; obtaining event tracking transaction data from a first server; generating user behavior data according to the event tracking transaction data and the layout position structure information; and sending the user behavior data to a second server.... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

02/15/18 / #20180048726

Recording and restoring a click position in a webpage

A webpage is divided into a plurality of operating regions, where each of the plurality of operating regions has a reference coordinate position. A reference operating region corresponding to a click operation. A relative coordinate of a click position is calculated with respect to a reference coordinate position of the... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

02/08/18 / #20180039422

Solid state storage capacity management systems and methods

The present invention facilitates efficient and effective information storage device operations. In one embodiment, a method comprises: receiving a first amount of original information associated with a first set of logical storage address blocks; condensing the first amount of original information into a first amount of condensed information wherein the... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

02/08/18 / #20180039425

Method and improved flash memory storage latency and robustness

Performance of memory storage systems is enhanced by reducing the occurrence of long-tail reads and predictively building data interconnections to shorten average read latencies and increase memory storage system robustness. Erasure coding procedures can be performed to develop a correlation among different data fragments and form data groupings. Data grouping... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

02/08/18 / #20180039766

Method and system for identifying a unique mobile device based on mobile device attribute changes over time

The present application provides a method and a system for identifying a user device. The method comprises acquiring multiple device records ranked in chronological order; calculating time-domain feature information of a changed attribute value in the device records; calculating a difference value between values of an attribute before and after... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

02/08/18 / #20180041298

Managing time consistency in a distributed computing system

A computer-implemented method of managing time consistency in a distributed computing system includes adjusting a time of a first server in the distributed computing system to a target time. The first server identifies a time offset between the target time and a time of a second server in the distributed... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

02/08/18 / #20180041479

System and identity authentication

Embodiments of the present application relate to a method, device, and system for processing data. The method includes receiving a login request from a front-end device, the login request comprising account information of an account associated with the front-end device, determining a confirmation device associated with the front-end device based... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

02/08/18 / #20180041623

Method and device for displaying application information

Displaying notification information includes: displaying a notification box associated with a designated application on a display interface of a terminal, receiving an input associated with the notification box, and in response to receiving the input, displaying dynamic information associated with the designated application.... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

02/08/18 / #20180041783

Data processing method and live broadcasting

Data processing methods, live broadcasting methods and devices are disclosed. An example data processing method may comprise converting audio and video data into broadcast data in a predetermined format, and performing speech recognition on audio data in the audio and video data, and adding the text information obtained from speech... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

02/01/18 / #20180032369

Method and managing background application

A method for managing a background application is provided. The method includes determining whether an operating feature of the background application satisfies a preset condition, and when it is determined that the operating feature of the background application satisfies the preset condition, displaying an operating interface in a foreground interface... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

02/01/18 / #20180032567

Method and device for processing data blocks in a distributed database

Disclosed is a method and a device for processing data blocks. The method comprises: when a control server receives a log including tablet data block information that is sent by a storage server, acquiring the tablet data block information included in the log; querying a merge server for tablet data... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

02/01/18 / #20180032962

Method, apparatus, and system for pushing information

The disclosed embodiments describe a method, apparatus, and system for pushing information. In one embodiment, the method comprises: receiving dynamic spatio-temporal behavior data of a moving individual; conducting an analysis according to historical dynamic spatio-temporal behavior data of the moving individual to acquire spatio-temporal behavioral characteristics of the moving individual;... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

02/01/18 / #20180034854

Hypertext transfer protocol secure (https) based packet processing methods and apparatuses

The present application discloses hypertext transfer protocol secure (HTTPS) based packet processing methods and apparatuses. An exemplary method may include receiving an HTTPS request sent by a client terminal. The method may also include looking up in a key database in accordance with a target domain name in the HTTPS... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

02/01/18 / #20180034908

Disaggregated storage and computation system

A disaggregated system is disclosed. The disaggregated system includes one or more computation nodes and one or more storage nodes. The one or more computation nodes and one or more storage nodes of the disaggregated system work in concert to provide one or more services. Existing computation nodes and existing... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

01/25/18 / #20180024943

Risk identification based on address matching

The disclosure generally describes computer-implemented methods, software, and systems for risk identification of a first address information. A computer-implemented method includes receiving a user input including identification information of a user requesting a service, processing the identification information to determine a first address coding information, retrieving a second address coding... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

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01/25/18 / #20180025320

Correlating courier information and providing logistics content information

A method correlating logistics information includes: receiving logistics information entered for a target transaction order; determining a target transaction object identification associated with the target transaction order; determining target object description information corresponding to the target transaction object identification; determining an identification code, wherein the identification code is printed on... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

01/25/18 / #20180025474

Video processing method and apparatus

Embodiments of the disclosure provide a video processing method and a video processing apparatus. The video processing method may include estimating noise of an input video to obtain noise level information of the input video; and selecting, according to the noise level information, a denoising scheme to process the input... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

01/25/18 / #20180025523

Picture synthesis method and apparatus, instant communication method, and picture synthesis server

A picture synthesis method and apparatus, an instant messaging method and a picture synthesis server/device are disclosed. The method comprises: after at least two pictures to be synthesized are acquired, determining a visual center of each of the pictures to be synthesized; cutting the corresponding pictures to be synthesized in... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

01/25/18 / #20180026728

Data sending/receiving method and data transmission system over sound waves

A sound wave-based data sending method, apparatus, and electronic device, a sound wave-based data receiving method, apparatus, and electronic device, and a sound wave-based data transmission system. The sound wave-based data sending method includes: obtaining to-be-sent data; obtaining a sound wave frequency sequence corresponding to the to-be-sent data according to... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

01/25/18 / #20180026859

Method, apparatus, and system for determining a location corresponding to an ip address

Determining a location corresponding to an Internet Protocol (IP) address includes collecting an IP address and location information corresponding to the IP address, wherein the location information corresponding to the IP address includes information identifying a location from which a terminal associated with the IP address accesses a network, obtaining... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

01/25/18 / #20180026873

Express route transmissions between virtual machines and cloud service computing devices

An apparatus includes a virtual machine (VM) that is accessible via a cloud service. The VM has a virtual switch via which data is routed to and from the VM. The virtual switch is configured to: access an express route flow table which indicates whether a particular front end computing... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

01/25/18 / #20180026938

Detection and scheduling method, device, and node of content delivery network

Content Delivery Network (CDN) detection processing and scheduling methods, corresponding devices and nodes thereof are disclosed. The detection processing device issues one or more IP addresses in a first IP segment to a plurality of CDN nodes, receives link detection results reported by the plurality of CDN nodes, the link... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

01/25/18 / #20180026951

Accuracy and security of data transfer to an online user account

Account information, input by a user for data transfer, is received. Identity information associated with the received account information is determined. One or more pieces of account information associated with the determined identity information are determined. The one or more pieces of account information are determined based on a predetermined... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

01/25/18 / #20180026994

Network attack defense system and method

Network attack defense includes: obtaining a set of one or more statistical attributes for a protected site by gathering statistics for a set of one or more site attributes of the protected site, the site attributes indicating an operation mode of the protected site; determining, based on the set of... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

01/25/18 / #20180027210

System and implementing video calls

Embodiments of the present application relate to a method for implementing video calls, a system for implementing video calls, and a computer program product for implementing video calls. A method for implementing video calls is provided. The method includes maintaining persistent connections with a plurality of terminals used to make... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

01/18/18 / #20180018198

Efficient, time-based leader node election in a distributed computing system

A same voting time, a same vote counting time, and a same leader node tenure is configured by a host for all nodes. Time configuration information including the same configured voting time, the same vote counting time, and the same leader node tenure, is sent to all the nodes. The... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

01/18/18 / #20180018335

Recommending a data handling a pending data handling process

Attribute information of a pending data handling process to be performed is identified. Historical data handling processes for a same application scenario as the pending data handling process are identified based on the attribute information. A time that each identified historical data handling process is performed and methods used to... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

01/18/18 / #20180018336

Presenting a data handling method on a graphical user interface

A method for presenting a data handling method on a graphical user interface includes identifying a type of service associated with a pending data handling process, sending one or more user characterizations associated with a user's identity to a server for performing the data handling process, receiving data handling capabilities... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

01/18/18 / #20180018381

Remote database synchronization

Service data updated in a data update event is acquired by a service application executed by a computer-implemented system. The service data is stored in a local database of the service application. An event version corresponding to the data update event is generated by the service application. The service data... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

01/18/18 / #20180018389

Method and keyword-based text retrieval

Embodiments of the disclosure provide a method and an apparatus for keyword-based text retrieval. The method comprises: performing word segmentation on an initial text for retrieval after receiving a retrieval instruction from a user to obtain keywords included in the initial text; displaying each of the keywords of the initial... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

01/18/18 / #20180018572

Method, apparatus, device, and system for predicting future travel volumes of geographic regions based on historical transportation network data

The present application provides a method, apparatus, device, and system for predicting future travel volumes of geographic regions based on historical transportation network data. In one embodiment, the disclosure describes a method comprising receiving first historical travel data associated with a plurality of users, the first historical travel data including... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

01/18/18 / #20180018800

Efficient image synthesis

A method for synthesizing images includes selecting a background image from a plurality of source images and selecting one or more foreground elements from a plurality of source files. The foreground elements include at least one of a foreground image or a foreground text. The method further includes dividing at... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

01/18/18 / #20180018801

Efficient image synthesis using source image materials

A request is received for an image to be presented on a client computing device, where the image is synthesized by shared images and dedicated images dedicated to the client computing device. A first one or more source files are identified for generating the shared images that are used by... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

01/18/18 / #20180018868

Logistics monitoring

A logistics monitoring method and device are disclosed. The method comprises: obtaining an estimated speed of a vehicle at a road section according to the weather and speed data of the road section, and then acquiring logistics monitoring data according to the estimated speed of the vehicle. Weather information can... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

01/18/18 / #20180019878

Authenticating a user and registering a wearable device

An authentication request including at least one of a user identifier and a wearable device identifier of a user is received at a server from a terminal. The server stores a relationship between the user identifier, the wearable device identifier, and a server authentication key. Downlink authentication information is acquired... Alibaba Group Holding Limited

01/18/18 / #20180020016

Processing network traffic to defend against attacks

Network traffic processing includes: determining whether one or more packets of network traffic associated with a first public network address have been dropped, the first public network address being associated with a target host; in response to the determination that the one or more packets associated with the first public... Alibaba Group Holding Limited








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