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  1. Google as Your Identity Provider: Where Are We Now?

    One of the more notable places you can find direct similarities between the NSTIC system and Google is in the Google patent applications. These pilot programs are meant to explore differing implementations of the NSTIC and how they work, then...

  2. 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...

  3. Microsoft Wants You to Search the Web Like Miley Cyrus

    There are no indications that Microsoft plans to develop the technology outlined in the patent, as applications are filed all the time. Microsoft’s U.S.patent application, “Applying a Model of Persona to Search Results,” outlines a search system...

  4. Super Bowl SEO: Who Had the Best Organic Gameplan?

    Clickability Scores, Media Plans, and Historic Click-throughs: More Yahoo Search Marketing Patent Applications, SEO by the Sea Google Patent on Extended Search Indexes, SEO by the Sea However, a simple search for “Garmin,” “GPS,” or even “global...

  5. Super Bowl SEO: Who Had the Best Organic Gameplan?

    Clickability Scores, Media Plans, and Historic Click-throughs: More Yahoo Search Marketing Patent Applications, SEO by the Sea Google Patent on Extended Search Indexes, SEO by the Sea However, a simple search for “Garmin,” “GPS,” or even “global...

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

    After more than a few hours, I'm just partially into breaking down the processes described in the following six patent applications detailing some of the things that Google is looking at in a personalized search system.

  7. New Search Patent Filings: August 28, 2006 - Identifying Web Spam and Adult Images

    New Microsoft patent applications include one that attempts to identify web spam based upon signals within the content of a page, another looks at ways to search using pattern matching and relevance to answer specific questions, a third describes...

  8. 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.

  9. 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: A search at the patent office on Hartmut Neven, one of the board members of Neven Vision, showed...