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Mobile device with user interaction capability and method of operating
In one embodiment a method of operating a mobile device includes sensing either an orientation or a movement of the mobile device, determining a command based...
Systems and methods for processing content displayed on a flexible display
Systems and methods are provided for managing the display of content on a display screen (110) of an electronic device (100). According to certain aspects, a...
A wearable computing device or a head-mounted display (HMD) may be configured to track the gaze axis of an eye of the wearer. In particular, the device may be...
System and method for transporting virtual objects in a parallel reality
Systems and methods of transporting virtual objects through a virtual world associated with a parallel reality game are provided. The virtual world has a...
Device connection cable
A connection cable for use with a wearable electronic device includes a first end unit configured to connect with an electronic component and a second end unit....
Balloon power sources with a buoyancy trade-off
Example embodiments may facilitate altitude control by a balloon in a balloon network. An example method involves: (a) causing a balloon to operate in a first...
Portion of a display panel with an animated computer icon
Device connection cable
Electronic license management
In one aspect, this application describes a method for determining a license status of a software application. The method includes receiving a license status...
Native code module security for arm instruction set architectures
Some embodiments provide a system that executes a native code module. During operation, the system obtains the native code module. Next, the system loads the...
Authenticating access to a private account at a public computing device
A computer-implemented technique is presented. The technique can include selectively initiating, at a mobile computing device including one or more processors,...
Automatic detection and warning regarding potentially malicious sites
A system and computer-implemented method for providing an indication of a quality of a site to a user, the method comprising identifying a link associated with...
Detection of potentially copyrighted content in user-initiated live
Systems and methods modifying a presentation of media content in response to a detected violation are provided. In particular, media content such as a media...
Determining automatically generated channel tunes based on channel tune
Set top box logs are received from a television provider and processed to identify channel tunes and channel tune times. The channel tunes and channel tune...
Expandable homepage modules
A computer-implemented method is disclosed. The method includes receiving a command generated by selection of a control on a web page displayed on a user...
Dynamic adjustment of video quality
A video quality module receives data indicating a visibility status of a tab of a web browser running on a user device. The video quality module determines,...
Providing views of three-dimensional (3D) object data models
A method includes providing a first Web page including an embedded viewer configured to render a three-dimensional (3D) object data model representing an object...
Periodic system wakeup to update state
Methods and apparatus for updating state of computing devices are disclosed. An example method includes automatically scheduling, in a computing device, an...
Systems and methods for live migration of a data store to encrypted form
This document describes methods and systems by which a data storage service migrates a volume of stored data from an unencrypted format to an encrypted format...
Providing snapshots of virtual storage devices
In general, one aspect of the subject matter described in this specification can be embodied in methods that include receiving, at a computer system, a request...
Volatile memory storage for private web browsing
Computer-implemented methods for temporarily storing history of a web browsing session are provided. In one aspect, the method includes receiving a request to...
System and method of reducing network latency
Aspects of the invention provide systems and methods for reducing latency in TCP connections. A client computer may send a request for information to a server...
Frequency capping of content across multiple devices
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer-readable storage medium, and including a method for delivering content. The...
Method and system for website user account management based on event
A method for categorizing multiple users of a website based on their respective transition patterns between successive types of user activities is implemented...
Device dependent user notification
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for a device aware social graph. In one aspect, a method...
System and method of reducing latency using adaptive retransmission
In one aspect, a system and method are provided whereby latency in network communication protocols such as the TCP/IP suite of protocols is reduced by...
Always ready client/server data synchronization
Systems and methods for data synchronization are described. In some embodiments, a method is devised for a client to synchronize information with a server. This...
Locating meaningful stopwords or stop-phrases in keyword-based retrieval
A stopword detection component detects stopwords (also stop-phrases) in search queries input to keyword-based information retrieval systems. Potential stopwords...
Training scoring models optimized for highly-ranked results
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for training scoring models. One method includes storing data...
System and method for browsing web pages on a mobile communication device
A mobile device (102) for browsing web pages is described. The mobile device (102) comprises a wireless transceiver (202), a processor (204) and a display...
Entity display priority in a distributed geographic information system
A system for ranking geospatial entities is described. In one embodiment, the system comprises an interface for receiving ranking data about a plurality of...
Ranking user generated web content
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for analyzing quality of user-generated content involve...
Click or skip evaluation of synonym rules
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for click or skip evaluation of synonyms. In one aspect, a...
Transcoding and serving resources
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for transcoding and providing resources. A query is received....
Removing substitution rules based on user interactions
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for removing substitution rules. According to one...
Dynamic aggregation of users
While using an online application, information received or selected by a user is associated with a context. For example, a search query is received from a user...
Methods and systems for eliminating duplicate events
Computer-implemented systems and methods are described for eliminating duplicate events. In accordance with some implementations, a computer-implemented system...
Robust hashing of digital media data
A robust hashing method is applied to media data (e.g., video, image, and/or audio data), producing a hash output that is robust with respect to at least one...
User-based ad ranking
Advertisement quality measures (e.g., predicted click through rates) are modified in accordance with a user's preferences with respect to domains to which the...
Method and apparatus for transaction tracking over a computer network
An apparatus and a method for tracking transactions over a computer network is provided. An advertisement is provided to a user using a web client, such as a...
Systems and methods for identifying music in a noisy environment
Systems and methods for identifying music in a noisy environment are described. One of the methods includes receiving audio segment data. The audio segment data...
Discriminative language modeling for automatic speech recognition with a
weak acoustic model and distributed...
Training data from a plurality of utterance-to-text-string mappings of an automatic speech recognition (ASR) system may be selected. Parameters of the ASR...
Hierarchical floating car data network
A hierarchical floating car data network comprises a central server, an egress point network, and a participating vehicle network. The egress point network is...
Position and direction determination using multiple single-channel
A system for an autonomous vehicle is disclosed that combines information from single-channel encoders serving as wheel speed sensors on multiple wheels of the...
Driving pattern recognition and safety control
Systems and methods are provided for controlling a vehicle. A safe envelope driving pattern is determined to control the vehicle in an autonomous mode. User...
Radiant heating controls and methods for an environmental control system
Embodiments of the invention describe thermostats that use model predictive controls and related methods. A method of controlling a thermostat using a model...
Progressive encoding of audio
The present disclosure includes processing a signal to generate a first sub-set of data, transmitting the first sub-set of data for generation of a...
Microelectrodes in an ophthalmic electrochemical sensor
An eye-mountable device includes an electrochemical sensor embedded in a polymeric material configured for mounting to a surface of an eye. The electrochemical...
Traffic management for base stations backhauled over data-capped network
A network device connected to a base station via a backhaul connection may be operable to determine whether the backhaul connection is congested. The...