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8650172 Searchable web site discovery and recommendation  
A searchable web site discovery and recommendation system and method for discovering and recommending searchable web sites to a user of a search engine. In general, given a search query by a user...
8650175 User interface for facts query engine with snippets from information sources that include query terms and answer terms  
A method and a system for providing snippets of source documents of an answer to a fact query are disclosed. Snippets of source documents may be provided in response to a user request for the...
8645368 Systems and methods for improving the ranking of news articles  
A system ranks results. The system may receive a list of links. The system may identify a source with which each of the links is associated and rank the list of links based at least in part on a...
8645418 Method and apparatus for word quality mining and evaluating  
A method and an apparatus for word quality mining and evaluating are disclosed. The method includes: calculating a Document Frequency (DF) of a word in mass categorized data; evaluating the word in...
8645905 Development artifact searching in an integrated development environment  
This disclosure provides various embodiments for searching one or more repositories hosting, storing, or maintaining a plurality of development artifacts. A search query for development artifacts...
8645349 Indexing structures using synthetic document summaries  
A search engine provides efficient and scalable search queries for documents using a document summaries index file structure. The document summaries index file structure comprises an index portion...
8645350 Dictionary compilations  
Apparatus, systems, and methods operate to obtain data from a first array constructed from a directed acyclic graph formed as a prefix tree having key strings associated with a plurality of...
8645351 Associative search engine  
This invention relates to an advertisement machine which provides advertisements to a user searching for desired information within a data network. The machine receives, from a user, a search...
8639680 Hidden text detection for search result scoring  
A method for creating a hidden text data index for ranking computerized query search results that includes generating a render tree based on a document object model (DOM) tree for a web page. The...
8639678 System for generating a medical knowledge base  
A system generates medical knowledge base information by searching at least one repository of medical information to identify sentences including a received medical term. A data processor searches...
8639684 Dynamic search box for web browser  
A system may receive one or more terms of a search query. The system may automatically identify prior search queries that include the one or more terms of the search query from a history of prior...
8639694 Client-side processing of preload operations  
An improved information retrieval system. In response to detecting that the user has interacted with a display element in a first web page browser window, retrieving information from a second web...
8639679 Generating query suggestions  
Methods, systems, apparatus, including computer program products, for generating search query suggestions. In one aspect, a method includes receiving a partial search query entered by a user...
8635192 Method of automatically geotagging data  
A handheld electronic device, such as a GPS-enabled wireless communications device with an embedded camera, automatically geotags a set of data, such as a digital photo, video, notes, or a blog,...
8635528 System and method for dynamic search result formatting  
An online search result formatting system and method. The system receives the results of an online search conducted by a user. A view assignment module selects a view template from a plurality of...
8635201 Methods and apparatus for employing a user's location in providing information to the user  
Some embodiments relate to techniques for receiving a query from a device and location data indicating a location of the device, the location data having a level of specificity; in response to the...
8635212 Floating ranking of product results  
A ranked list of first search results based on a search query may be associated with a first search category, and each first search result may be associated with a first score. A ranked list of...
8635216 Enhancing network information retrieval according to a user search profile  
An enhancement to a search engine is disclosed for prioritizing search results obtained from an information search engine such as those accessible via a network (e.g., the Internet and/or a...
8635202 Automatic update of searches  
A method and system for automatically updating searches are described. In one embodiment, a first search result may be compared with a second search result to automatically identify at least one...
8630994 System for multiple tasks on a display  
A system has a processor and tangible, non-transistory media that stores a program that when executed by the processor is configured to perform operations. The system receives a request from a...
8630990 Software training system interacting with online entities  
A non-transitory processor-readable medium stores code representing instructions configured to cause a processor to send a first signal to cause a client device to display an instruction directing...
8630991 Mobile system for collecting and distributing real-estate evaluation reports  
The present invention provides an elegant means of interaction between real estate agents who employ mobile devices, wherein the property evaluation information created by any agent is shared with...
8630992 URL rank variability determination  
A system and method for determining a rank of a URL for a search query. A processor is effective to receive a search query and a URL. The processor may send the search query to a search engine and...
8630993 Time-conditioned search engine interface with visual feedback  
A human-computer interface for a search engine or similar application includes specification means for a time condition applicable to a search query, and visual feedback means expressive of...
8631034 High performance real-time relational database system and methods for using same  
A database system supporting persistent queries, comprising a client software application, a persistent query service, and a plurality of network-attached data sources. On receiving a request to...
8630489 Efficient image matching  
A system described herein includes a receiver component that receives a first image and a symmetry signature generator component that generates a first global symmetry signature for the image,...
8631014 Method and system for integrated asset management  
The method and system of the present invention provides an improved technique for integrated asset management. Information is aggregated from a variety of sources into a centralized computerized...
8626735 Techniques for personalized and adaptive search services  
Techniques are presented that include sending a query to one or more information sources associated with a category comprising one or more terms, wherein said one or more information sources are...
8626706 Handheld electronic device with reduced keyboard and associated method of providing quick text entry in a message  
An improved handheld electronic device having a reduced keyboard provides facilitated language entry by making available to a user certain words that a user may reasonably be expected to enter. In...
8626743 Techniques for personalized and adaptive search services  
Techniques are presented that include defining one or more personalized categories, wherein each personalized category comprises one or more terms, identifying one or more of said personalized...
8626736 System for targeting advertising content to a plurality of mobile communication facilities  
A system for targeting advertising content includes the steps of: (a) receiving respective requests for advertising content corresponding to a plurality of mobile communication facilities operated...
8626763 Server-side suggestion of preload operations  
An improved information retrieval system is provided that uses profile information indicating one or more possible destinations associated with a web page to assist in preloading. In one aspect, in...
8626508 Speech search device and speech search method  
Provided are a speech search device, the search speed of which is very fast, the search performance of which is also excellent, and which performs fuzzy search, and a speech search method. Not only...
8626734 Application launching via indexed data  
Application launching on a computer via indexed data. Based on a search term entered by a user, the computer searches an index containing metadata representative of one or more applications...
8626526 System and method for a healthcare communication framework  
A computer-implemented method is described for asynchronous service-based communication. The method includes steps of generating events in an application layer of a computer software system,...
8620894 Searching files  
Aspects of the subject matter described herein relate to searching files. In aspects, a search engine is able to search not only the current files but also is able to search for deleted and...
8620879 Cloud based file storage service  
A server receives from a user's computer a request to store a file and a file hash value. The server determines whether a file with the same hash value is stored on the server. If so, the server...
8620893 System and methods for the segmentation of media  
A user can create an online presentation by receiving audio and/or video media items from a search and dividing at least one of the audio and/or video media items into smaller time duration...
8620892 Collecting and scoring online references  
One example embodiment includes a method for indexing online references of an entity. The method includes identifying one or more channels of the Internet to be searched for references to an entity...
8620895 Mapping organizational accounting codes to access business information  
During a data-access technique, a query that is associated with an organizational accounting code is used to generate a set of queries for business databases. In particular, when generating the set...
8621521 Video and digital multimedia aggregator  
The present invention utilizes an aggregator for searching, packaging and delivering content. The aggregator processes requests, searches, provides search results and acquires content. The...
8620934 Systems and methods for selecting data elements, such as population members, from a data source  
Systems and methods for selecting data elements, such as population members, from a data source include translating the data source into a reverse schema. The reverse schema includes one or more...
8621376 Developer interface and associated methods for system for querying and consuming web-based data  
A graphical user interface (GUI) for a system for querying web data includes a query entry component defined to receive textual input of a query language (QL) statement. The QL statement identifies...
8615504 Action alignment for event planning, project management and process structuring  
An action alignment system for event planning and execution searches out web sites relating to event planning and, based on web site content, constructs a database of various tasks that might be...
8615389 Generation and exploitation of an approximate language model  
A system, method, and computer program for generating and exploiting an approximate language model are provided. The method comprises generating a language model according to an approximate hashing...
8615520 Computer based methods and systems for establishing trust between two or more parties  
Methods, devices and systems for moderating and policing voluntarily established transparency regarding past and present, and personal and professional relationships via online networking services....
8615505 System for targeting advertising content to a plurality of mobile communication facilities  
A system for targeting advertising content includes the steps of: (a) receiving respective requests for advertising content corresponding to a plurality of mobile communication facilities operated...
8612412 Searching for a directory in a file system  
Methods, apparatus, and products for searching for a directory in a file system are disclosed that include selecting, by a word selection module for inclusion in a word list, a word of text whose...
8612414 Grouped search query refinements  
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on one or more computer storage devices, for grouping search query refinements. One of the methods includes while receiving a...
8612415 Personalized network searching  
Personalized network searching, in which a search query is received from a user, and a request is received to personalize a search result. Responsive to the search query and the request to...