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  1. 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. This next patent application is a companion filing to that one, and relies upon the same technology to help...

  2. New Search Patent Filings: August 29, 2006 - Yahoo looks at Interactive TV and VOIP

    Yahoo patent filings include one detailing bidding for placement in paid search filed this past April, another that details a very interactive environment for watching television programming, a third describing a method of soliciting consumer...

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

    The following patent application covers some very similar ground as a white paper from Microsoft Research titled Detecting Spam Web Pages through Content Analysis (pdf). It looks at a number of ways that web spam might be identified from the...

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

    US Patent Application 20060179441 One of the inventors listed in the following patent application, Tomas Gunnarsson, is a Google Desktop Software Engineer according to a post he made in the Google Blog on a "quick search" for Desktop Search.

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

    US Patent Application 20060149461 US Patent Application 20060149742 US Patent Application 20060149625 US Patent Application 20060149623 The process detailed in the next patent application aims at improving the relevancy of ads, and helping in...

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

    Yahoo matches, and raises with five patent filings. Some queries involve the use of concepts and units, as described in at least five Yahoo patent filings (see previous patent posts in the Yahoo sections from Yahoo Units and Microsoft Redundancy...

  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. The system comprises: a web application server for serving a web page that includes personalized...

  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: The providers of the software application used to create these documents could engineer the document...