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System and method for initiating communication from actual, notional, or
dissociated previewed images
A communication device includes a communication circuit, an imager, and one or more processors. One or more memory devices store one or more reference images....
Creating a group based on proximate detection
A system and method for creating a group based on proximate detection are disclosed. In one implementation, the system includes a current device, a subsequent...
Smoothed activity signals for suggestion ranking
Relevant geospatial data is provided to a portable device. In particular, several activity detection results collected over a period of time, spanning several...
System and method for synching portable media player content with storage
A device is provided for use with a content provider that is operable to provide content, which includes a plurality of content components. The device includes...
Camera data access based on subscription status
In embodiments of camera data access based on subscription status, a camera device owned by a user captures and communicates video to a cloud-based service. The...
Method and apparatus for spatial scalability for video coding
In a video distribution system, a divider to segment an input video stream into partitions for each of a plurality of channels of the video stream is provided....
Animated user identifiers
Implementations relate to providing animated user identifiers. In some implementations, a computer-executed method includes determining that a video call over a...
Dynamic companion online campaign for television content
A method for dynamic allocation of companion online content segments includes receiving television content during a live television broadcast; creating a...
Compound prediction using multiple sources or prediction modes
The subject disclosure relates to implementing a device to find two or more predictor blocks in one or more reference frames and to generate a new predictor...
Expanding the field of view of photograph
Aspects of this disclosure relate to generating a composite image of an image of and another image that has a wider field of view. After an image is selected,...
Playing local device information over a telephone connection
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for playing local device information over a telephone...
Network-independent programming model for online processing in distributed
Systems and methods include a distributed system that uses a declarative language to separate application logic from the network technology used to communicate....
Systems and methods for request isolation protection
Systems and methods for request isolation protection at a first server. The first server receives a resource request from a client device. The first server may...
Migrating social connections from a first profile to a second profile
In general, aspects of the present disclosure are directed to techniques for migrating social networking connections in a social network from one profile to...
System and method for ranking conversations
Embodiments include identifying a plurality of communication sessions, each of the plurality of communication sessions having multiple participants. Embodiments...
Systems and methods for run time migration
A method, system, and non-transitory computer readable medium for safely and efficiently migrating applications from one application server to another is...
Content sharing interface for sharing content in social networks
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for displaying, within a web page, a representation of a...
Methods and system for sharing gadgets between users
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates sharing gadgets. The system allows a sender to specify a gadget to share with a...
Collaborative content streaming
This document describes techniques (300, 400, 500, 600) and apparatuses (100, 700) for collaborative content streaming. These techniques (300, 400, 500, 600)...
Methods for generating an activity stream
A method includes receiving, at one or more server computers, an activity information request regarding an object; determining whether a user associated with...
Confirming the identity of integrator applications
An application service system receives, from a merchant service system, an application program code comprising identifying information. The identifying...
Efficient network layer for IPv6 protocol
An electronic device may include a network interface that may enable the electronic device to wirelessly couple the electronic device to other electronic...
Methods for displaying notifications
A method includes obtaining, at one or more computers, information regarding a notification to be delivered to a device associated with a user at a first time,...
Identification of message recipients
In general, the subject matter described in this specification can be embodied in methods, systems, and program products for identifying a recipient for an...
Tunable inter-antenna isolation
A method and system performs antenna tuning to minimize interference affecting signal reception within a wireless communication device. An antenna tuner...
Method for envelope tracking multiple transmissions through a single power
In one example, a method is performed on an integrated circuit, for generating a composite envelope reference voltage for a plurality of transmit signals. The...
Capacitive current-mode control of a DC/DC converter
Systems and methods for implementing capacitive current-mode control of a voltage regulator or converter, such as a DC/DC buck converter, are provided. An...
Multi-mode guard for voice commands
Embodiments may be implemented by a computing device, such as a head-mountable display, in order to use a single guard phrase to enable different voice commands...
Aligning panoramic imagery and aerial imagery
Systems and methods for aligning panoramic imagery of a geographic area captured from a perspective at or near ground level and aerial imagery captured from an...
Data object visualization using graphs
A presentation engine presents facts in a UI having a graph. Through manipulation of the UI, an end-user can add or remove facts from the graph, and can sort...
Methods for generating visual data from nodes containing identity data for
persons from a set point of view
Computer implemented methods for constructing dynamic relationships between data for presentation on a display are provided. The data is obtained from one or...
N-patch image resizing
The subject matter of this specification can be embodied in, among other things, a method that includes receiving an image having indication pixels that define...
Retargeting in a search environment
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for retargeting content in a search environment. A method can...
Access to network content
A method and system for improving access to network content are described. Aspects of the disclosure minimize the delay between a navigation event and a network...
Automatic identification and use of alternate user contact information
Computer-implemented techniques for automatic identification and use of alternate user contact information can include identifying, at a server having one or...
Unified file search
The unified file search may be performed by a user device. The user device includes a processor and a memory. The memory includes code segments that when...
Method of displaying search results
A system and method are provided that display search results and user location on a map. A floor selector interface may be displayed with the map. The floor...
Managing documents based on access context
Disclosed is a document management system where accessed documents can be stored in a document list along with information regarding the context in which the...
Hold back and real time ranking of results in a streaming matching system
A matching system receives probe audio samples for comparison to references of a data store. Comparisons are generated to determine a sufficient match for a...
Clustering classes in language modeling
This document describes, among other things, a computer-implemented method. The method can include obtaining a plurality of text samples that each include one...
System and method for providing a dynamic dashboard
Systems and method for providing a list of search categories from which to perform a user action are provided. An initiation command is received from a client...
Method, system, and graphical user interface for improved search result
displays via user-specified annotations
Computers and methods are provided for receiving a search request sent by a computer associated with a user. A set of documents comprising a plurality of...
Disambiguation of place geometry
A method is provided for determining a true geometry of a point of interest including identifying one or more geometries associated with one or more places...
Query suggestion templates
Methods and apparatus related to identifying a query template that includes one or more terms and a member of an entity category and ranking the query template....
Selecting a template for a content item
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for selecting a template for a content item. In one aspect, a...
Real-time duplicate detection of videos in a massive video sharing system
Systems and methods for identifying duplicate media items in a media system are provided. In particular, media content can be uploaded to a serve. The media...
Methods and systems for use of a database of three-dimensional (3D) object
data models for search queries
A server may receive a search query indicative of an object. The server may identify a 3D model from within a database of 3D object data models that corresponds...
Sharing and synchronizing electronically stored files
Aspects of the present disclosure are directed to architectures, methods and systems and structures that facilitate the sharing and synchronization of...
In one aspect, a request to alter a first image is received. The request includes a portion of the first image that is provided for display with a second image....
Resolving pronoun ambiguity in voice queries
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for resolving ambiguity in received voice queries. An original...