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Search Engine Query Patents

  1. Semantic Search in 2025

    Eventually, a semantic search engine will be able to get past that limitation, understand the meaning of your question, understand the meaning of those thousands of documents, and then return results that only contain statements that Bill has made...

  2. Bing Social Recommends Twitterers; Paid Search Roundup; Google Transparency Report & More Search News

    Yahoo 'owns several patents' on Google Instant - The Register Based on a search query, the feature is designed to also return "recommended" users on Twitter. Yandex Adds Image, Video Search To Global Search Engine -Search Engine Land

  3. SearchDay: Link Building via Word-of-Mouth

    Is Microsoft Buying Yahoo For Overture's PPC Patents? 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...

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

    My usual reminder about patents: Some of the processes and technology described in patents are created in house, and some are developed with the assistance of contractors and partners. And sometimes patents are just purchased.