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Application # Date Yahoo! Inc. patents - extended list - ARCHIVE: New2014201320122011
20140108968 04/17/14 Visual presentation of customized content
20140105209 04/17/14 Performing multicast communication in computer networks by using overlay routing
20140108144 04/17/14 Methods and systems for using voice input in display advertisements
20140108147 04/17/14 System for creating separate data serving spaces for each mobile carrier in a plurality of mobile carriers
20140108158 04/17/14 Methods for augmenting user-generated content using a monetizable feature
20140108327 04/17/14 System and method for mining tags using social endorsement networks
20140108387 04/17/14 Inverse search systems and methods
20140108417 04/17/14 Method and apparatus for web ad matching
20140108425 04/17/14 Visible personalization
20140108436 04/17/14 Internet browsing with customized content
20140108447 04/17/14 Display of location-related promotional message with search query results
20140100951 04/10/14 Integrating sponsored media with user-generated content
20140101568 04/10/14 Simultaneous sharing communication interface
20140101599 04/10/14 Targeted sidebar advertising
20140095433 04/03/14 Providing profile information using servers
20140095328 04/03/14 Interactive reveal ad unit
20140095301 04/03/14 Revenue adjustment processes
20140087687 03/27/14 Method and system for collecting and presenting historical communication data for a mobile device
20140089106 03/27/14 Method and system for formulating bids for internet advertising using forecast data
20140089286 03/27/14 System for determining local intent in a search query
20140089304 03/27/14 Personalizing an online service based on data collected for a user of a computing device
20140089312 03/27/14 Context server for associating information based on context
20140089411 03/27/14 Personalizing an online service based on data collected for a user of a computing device
20140089439 03/27/14 Context sensitive user group communications
20140081696 03/20/14 Embedding calendar knowledge in event-driven inventory forecasting
20140081743 03/20/14 Pricing engine revenue evaluation
20140081914 03/20/14 Self populating address book
20140081964 03/20/14 Personalizing an online service based on data collected for a user of a computing device
20140082593 03/20/14 Testing framework for dynamic web pages
20140074856 03/13/14 Social content suggestions based on connections
20140075293 03/13/14 Web page layout
20140075334 03/13/14 Cold start answers
20140075463 03/13/14 Volume based, television related advertisement targeting
20140067544 03/06/14 Providing offer(s) to users in a social networking system based on compatibility of the users with the offer(s)
20140067555 03/06/14 Method and system for providing online advertisements based on user driven device motion inputs
20140067817 03/06/14 Methods and systems for recommending social network connections
20140067844 03/06/14 System and method for context enhanced mapping
20140067863 03/06/14 Media identification system for efficient matching of media items having common content
20140067875 03/06/14 System and method for modeling relationships between entities
20140067980 03/06/14 Control for inviting an unaythenticated user to gain access to display of content that is otherwise accessible with an authentication mechanism
20140067996 03/06/14 Method and system for reducing network latency
20140068455 03/06/14 System and method for providing selective and visible personalized content for webpages
20140058706 02/27/14 Comparison of data signals using characteristic electronic thumbprints extracted therefrom
20140058826 02/27/14 Composite publisher audience profiles in comprehensive advertising campaign management and optimization
20140058830 02/27/14 Sell through rate evaluation framework for pricing inventory profiles in advertising systems
20140058847 02/27/14 Automatic ad group creation in a networked advertising environment
20140059430 02/27/14 System and method for generating a mood gradient
20140052804 02/20/14 Systems and methods for event-based profile building
20140052803 02/20/14 Systems and methods for profile building using location information from a user device
20140052546 02/20/14 Multiscreen adaptive rich media advertisements
20140052507 02/20/14 Methods and systems for targeting mobile devices during charging
20140046660 02/13/14 Method and system for voice based mood analysis
20140046773 02/13/14 Method and system for displaying relevant advertisements based on characteristic tags
20140047067 02/13/14 Shortcut sets for controlled environments
20140047369 02/13/14 Method and system for presenting photos on a website
20140040170 02/06/14 System and method for identifying abusive account registration
20140040234 02/06/14 System and method for trail identification with search results
20140040280 02/06/14 System and method for identifying similar media objects
20140040385 02/06/14 Apparatus, system, and method for expert identification to answer users queries
20140040455 02/06/14 Methods and systems for determining the effect of a host on network latency while delivering online ads
20140032474 01/30/14 Forecasting an outcome of an election
20140032326 01/30/14 Location retargeting system for online advertising
20140032305 01/30/14 Inventory contribution rules for inventory management
20140032302 01/30/14 Systems and methods for implementing a mobile application based online advertising system
20140025486 01/23/14 Method and system for scheduling electronic advertising
20140025493 01/23/14 Custom retargeting description language
20140025506 01/23/14 Methods and systems for providing additional advertising information to a user
20140026066 01/23/14 User interaction-based website optimization
20140018136 01/16/14 Providing a real-world reward based on performance of action(s) indicated by virtual card(s) in an online card game
20140019117 01/16/14 Response completion in social media
20140019232 01/16/14 Impression-trend techniques for providing a display advertising supply forecast
20140019460 01/16/14 Targeted search suggestions
20140019479 01/16/14 Technique for processing data in a network
20140019779 01/16/14 System and method for automatically determining an optimal power cap value
20140020065 01/16/14 Network appliance
20140012660 01/09/14 Method and system for comparing online advertising products
20140012854 01/09/14 Method or system for semantic categorization
20140012873 01/09/14 System and method for dynamically retrieving data specific to a region of a layer
20140013250 01/09/14 Method and system for visualizing patterns during internet browsing
20140006073 01/02/14 Framework for marketplace analysis
20140006105 01/02/14 Multisided audience-related hybrid measurements
20140006141 01/02/14 Methods incorporating pacing constriants for bidding online advertisement display and apparatus conducting the same
20140006145 01/02/14 Evaluating performance of binary classification systems
20140006164 01/02/14 Methods and systems for targeting ads based on risk behavior metadata
20140006171 01/02/14 Method of offline experimentation environment and apparatus conducting the same
20140006172 01/02/14 Method of calculating a reserve price for an auction and apparatus conducting the same
20140006328 01/02/14 Method or system for ranking related news predictions
20140006349 01/02/14 Index replication in distributed search engines
20140006399 01/02/14 Method and system for recommending websites
20140006408 01/02/14 Identifying points of interest via social media
20140006422 01/02/14 Entropy-based mixing and personalization
20140006523 01/02/14 System and method to enable communication group identification
20130345840 12/26/13 Method and system for detecting users' emotions when experiencing a media program
20130346182 12/26/13 Multimedia features for click prediction of new advertisements
20130346190 12/26/13 System and method for influencing a position on a search result list generated by a computer network search engine
20130346192 12/26/13 Method and system for displaying a theme based advertisement on a search box
20130346322 12/26/13 Jury system for use in online answers environment
20130346406 12/26/13 System and method for providing context information
20130339126 12/19/13 Campaign performance forecasting for non-guaranteed delivery advertising
20130339129 12/19/13 Combining segments of users into vertically indexed super-segments
20130339137 12/19/13 System and method for providing sponsored applications in email
20130339138 12/19/13 System and method for displaying contextual advertisements with media
20130339342 12/19/13 Method and system for displaying comments associated with a query
20130339354 12/19/13 Method and system for mining trends around trending terms
20130332068 12/12/13 System and method for discovering photograph hotspots
20130332266 12/12/13 Mobile monetization
20130332285 12/12/13 User vacillation detection and response
20130332301 12/12/13 Methods and systems for making offers based on consumers' price discrimination
20130332385 12/12/13 Methods and systems for detecting and extracting product reviews
20130332814 12/12/13 Edge server page personalization
20130325462 12/05/13 Automatic tag extraction from audio annotated photos
20130325590 12/05/13 Centralized and aggregated tracking in online advertising performance prediction
20130325594 12/05/13 Sponsored applications
20130325601 12/05/13 System for providing content
20130325779 12/05/13 Relative expertise scores and recommendations
20130325838 12/05/13 Method and system for presenting query results
20130325869 12/05/13 Creating a content index using data on user actions
20130325897 12/05/13 System and methods for providing content
20130326406 12/05/13 Personalized content from indexed archives
20130317937 11/28/13 Relationship discovery engine
20130318024 11/28/13 Behavioral targeting system
20130318172 11/28/13 Method and system for email sequence identification
20130318175 11/28/13 Method and system for generating recipients while composing electronic mails
20130308921 11/21/13 Creating video synopsis for use in playback
20130311258 11/21/13 Differential deals in a theme group
20130311272 11/21/13 Method and system for dynamically optimizing profit for guaranteed deal bidding
20130311274 11/21/13 Method and system for editing a web page
20130311296 11/21/13 System and method for targeting advertising to a device based on installed applications
20130311306 11/21/13 Providing focus to a search module presented on a dynamic web page
20130311395 11/21/13 Method and system for providing personalized reviews to a user
20130311556 11/21/13 System and method for generating theme based dynamic groups
20130301874 11/14/13 Method and system for realtime de-duplication of objects in an entity-relationship graph
20130304686 11/14/13 Methods and systems for personalizing user experience based on attitude prediction
20130304731 11/14/13 Behavior targeting social recommendations
20130304741 11/14/13 Method and system for automatic assignment of identifiers to a graph of entities
20130297405 11/07/13 Time slicing in online advertising experimentation
20130297402 11/07/13 Contextual application tracking
20130297406 11/07/13 Matching criteria selection to scale online experiments
20130297688 11/07/13 Mobile-based realtime location-sensitive social event engine
20130297720 11/07/13 Contextual application delivery
20130297721 11/07/13 Contextual application customization
20130298238 11/07/13 Method and system for automatic detection of eavesdropping of an account based on identifiers and conditions
20130290069 10/31/13 Pricing engine revenue evaluation
20130290093 10/31/13 System and method for estimating the value of display advertising
20130290110 10/31/13 Systems and methods for personalized generalized content recommendations
20130290116 10/31/13 Infinite wheel user interface
20130290223 10/31/13 Method and system for distributed machine learning
20130290339 10/31/13 User modeling for personalized generalized content recommendations
20130290710 10/31/13 System and method for a cloud-based electronic communication vault
20130290905 10/31/13 Avatars for use with personalized generalized content recommendations
20130282682 10/24/13 Method and system for search suggestion

ARCHIVE: New 2014 2013 2012 2011


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