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  1. Google Buys Coupon Platform Incentive Targeting, Which Owns Targeted Search Patent

    These can include domain-specific search applications such as, e.g.document archive searching; file searching on a computer or network; company or individual searching; real estate searching; price comparison searching; reference, book, and...

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

    There were some interesting new patent applications this week from Yahoo, Microsoft, and IBM, but nothing on the scale of the outpouring of intellectual property published and assigned to Google - I uncovered 15 new patent applications from the...

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

    Microsoft published a couple of patent applications, one which looks at using game playing to provide user rankings for web pages, and a method of providing contextual advertisements for non-textual content.

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

    This last week's patent applications involving search all seem to focus upon users of search engines, and finding ways to fulfill intentions behind searches. The first of Outland Research's patent applications reranks search results based upon the...

  5. New Search Patent Applications: August 1, 2006 - Microsoft Answers?

    There are a number of new patent applications from Yahoo, including one that utilizes concept networks to understand the intention behind a user's query; another describing an addition to a user interface that lets a searcher define the context...

  6. New Search Patent Applications: July 11, 2006 - Google Patent Filings by the Dozen

    Twelve Google patent applications where published this past week, including seven that focus upon geographical information and local search. Google Local Patent Applications The following patent applications primarily look at local search, though...

  7. Daily SearchCast, July 6, 2006: $800 Million In Click Fraud Or Not?; Does Google Need An Ombudsman?; Google Jockeying In The Classroom & More! (Corrected MP3 File)

    Search Patent Applications: July 5, 2006 - Google Coming to a Shopping Mall You can find the update on the Google investors page with a link to a PDF document for Google's March 31, 2006 Yahoo adds a patent application for search results PPC...

  8. New Search Patent Applications: July 5, 2006 - Google Coming to a Shopping Mall Near You

    A method of integrating a new document into a corpus of documents is also provided. This next document looks at filtering search results based upon assigned categories for each of the results, comparisons of quality between them, and the use of...

  9. New Search Patent Applications: June 19, 2006 - Autolinking, and Better Advertising through Deletion Predictions

    That's done in a related patent application mentioned within this document, and the related document lists Georges Harik as one inventor. Four patent applications from Google describe fighting spam in emails, providing product review searches...

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

    The inventors listed in the following patent application are Amazon.com employees, though the document hasn't been assigned to Amazon, and examples within the document include searches for books within an online bookstore.

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

    A number of patent applications published last week proved intriguing. There are three patent applications not in the USPTO assignment database, but which could be associated with Yahoo. These next two patent applications describe a toolbar addon...

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

    While there is no official assignment noted in the USPTO database, there is a patent application assigned to Telstra, filed on the same date as the application in the US, with the same inventors under the name "A document categorisation system...