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  1. New Search Patent Applications: October 6, 2006 - Google Takes Over the Patent Office

    This post looks at Google's filings. This next document looks instead at making it easier for advertisers to find people willing to help them with those activities. The data may describe an electronic device (e.g.a hardware or software device) on...

  2. New Search Patent Filings: October 4, 2006 - Using Google to find the Cable Guy

    A few new patent filings from Microsoft, Google, and Amazon.com. There have been a few patent filings from Amazon on recommendation systems. The ideas in the previous document from Microsoft could be used to help increase the value of some...

  3. Pricing Models for the Small SEM Shop

    New Search Patent Filings: August 29, 2006 - Yahoo looks at Interactive TV and VOIP New Search Patent Filings: August 28, 2006 - Identifying Web Spam and Adult Images Their contracts evolved from a monstrous 25-page novel to a comprehensive five...

  4. New Search Patent Filings: August 27, 2006 - Google's Recommendations, IBM's Speedier Pagerank, Napster's Search

    Detecting so-called "navigation bars" (or "nav bars") in a (Web) document by determining whether or not nodes of a parse tree of the (Web) document are "anchor-heavy". The method comprises obtaining a plurality of documents, and determining a rank...

  5. New Search Patent Applications: August 8, 2006 - Focusing on the Searcher

    Microsoft also has a pair of patent filings on interesting ways to refine search results after a search has been conducted. A computerized method of organizing a set of documents includes receiving a search query from a user; obtaining personal...

  6. New Search Patents: June 8, 2006 - Stanford updates Pagerank Patent

    The main difference between the two older patent filings and the new one is an expanded "summary of the invention" section. Introduces sliding scales for searchers, to choose which factors are most important to them in results returned by a search...

  7. New Search Patent Applications: June 5, 2006 - Taking Care of Web Decay, Dead Links, and Parked Domains

    This first document may be the star of this batch of search filings, and if you decide to try to read through any of these, this may be a good choice. In a preferred embodiment, the text searching method in accordance with the present invention...

  8. New Search Patent Applications: May 23, 2006 - Yahoo Wallets, Microsoft Answers, and Google Phrases

    The US Patent and Trademark Office (USTPO) filings offered us additions to Google phrase searching and predictive queries, some enhancements to interacting with ecommerce sites that appear to be from Yahoo, a Microsoft Answers system and a page...

  9. New Search Patents: May 3, 2006 - Microsoft and IBM Dominate with Recent Search Filings

    IBM has a handful of new filings at the USTPO, including; a way to search recorded speech, a method to predict search result quality in response to different queries, an icon based user interface allowing searchers to choose amongst categories of...

  10. Show Me the Content: Web Search, Verticals, and Metasearch

    If you look at the "Risks Related to Our Business and Industry" section of many of Google's SEC filings (including their IPO filing) you'll read: This would mean that the document contents would not be included in our search results even if the...

  11. Google's Q2 Financial Report Hits EDGAR Database

    Note: Some/Much of this has been mentioned in previous Google filings. Proprietary document formats may limit the effectiveness of our search technology by preventing our technology from accessing the content of documents in such formats which...