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

    Interestingly, the company was granted a patent for a “Computer-implemented method and system for conducting a search of electronically stored information,” in July this year. The patent describes an “interactive targeting rule editor,” which...

  2. Location-Based Social Networking to Generate $3.3 Billion by 2013 Gets Location-based Search Patent Users are now allowed to download applications designed specifically for the device. Location-based mobile social networking revenues will reach $3.3 billion by 2013, but successful business models may...

  3. SearchDay: What Can TV Learn from Search?

    Posted by Frank Watson Jul 10, 2008 David Utter over at WebProNews has written an insightful piece on the possibility Microsoft wants Yahoo mainly for the old Overture patents it holds, in particular patent 361.

  4. SearchDay: SERP Position: It Ain't Horseshoes

    Yahoo Registers Meal Search Patent Posted by Frank Watson Jun 28, 2008 Bill Slawski, of SEO by The Sea, has uncovered another patent filing. This time Yahoo is applying for a patent for meal search technology.

  5. 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.

  6. More than Organizing Photos? Google Acquires Neven Vision

    One of the newest patent applications published from Neven Vision, Image-based search engine for mobile phones with camera, lists some possibilities: The company it was originally assigned to was Eyematic Interfaces, Inc.but the patent had been...

  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 Yahoo adds a patent application for search results PPC advertising, and managing blog content. Mobile handset maker Nokia is now underwriting the project as a sponsor.