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Selectable lens button for a smart home device and method therefor
According to one embodiment, a smart home device includes a front casing that is coupleable with a back plate to define a housing having an interior region...
Environmental control system retrofittable with multiple types of
boiler-based heating systems
A control system may include a thermostat device and boiler control device. The thermostat device may be configured to receive electrical power from second...
Shear pin failure system
Aspects of the disclosure relate to adjusting a shear pin to minimize an impact force felt by an object in a collision with a vehicle. For example, one or more...
Data center thermal monitoring
A system includes a first computing component and a second computing component. A first measurement indicative of a temperature of a first computing component...
Modular data center
Modular data centers with modular components suitable for use with rack or shelf mount computing systems, for example, are disclosed. The modular center...
Method and apparatus to detect the transmission bandwidth configuration of
a channel in connection with...
In a method of detecting a transmission bandwidth configuration, the method includes monitoring (610) a first set of control channel candidates in a subframe...
Method for collecting and aggregating network quality data
A system and method are provided for collecting wireless network quality parameters. The wireless network quality parameters are collected from wireless...
Intelligently transferring privacy settings between devices based on
Disclosed are methods, computing devices, and computer-readable mediums for transferring privacy settings. For example, a method includes determining location...
Bookmarking prospective media content on computer network
Systems and methods for bookmarking prospective media content on computer network. In some implementations, a method includes: at a server system, obtaining,...
Moving content between set top box and end devices in home
A content moving device which enables providing content stored on a first user device, such as a DVR, in a first format and resolution to be provided to a...
Prediction dependent transform coding
Encoding and decoding using prediction dependent transform coding are provided. Encoding and decoding using prediction dependent transform coding may include...
Devices and methods for context reduction in last significant coefficient
A method of video encoding includes encoding a position of a last non-zero coefficient within a video block having a first width. The position of the last...
Depth-assisted focus in multi-camera systems
Example embodiments may help multi-camera devices determine disparity information scene, and use the disparity information in an autofocus process. An example...
Lower latency connections using speculative DNS resolution
Methods for lower latency connections using speculative DNS resolution are provided. In one aspect, a method includes receiving a request at a client for a web...
Media file access
A server system stores media library associated with a user. The media library includes at least one media file. The server system determines whether the media...
Content request identification via a computer network
Systems and methods of providing information via a computer network are provided. A data processing system can obtain, via the computer network, a query...
Preloading content for requesting applications
Methods for preloading content in one application for another application are provided. In one aspect, a method includes receiving a request by a first...
Methods, systems, and media for presenting a customized user interface
based on user actions
Methods, systems, and media for presenting a customized user interface based on user actions are provided. In some implementations, a method for presenting a...
Systems and methods for mutual authentication of electronic devices
Embodiments are provided for mutually authenticating a pair of electronic devices. According to certain aspects, the electronic devices may connect to each...
Weighted load balancing using scaled parallel hashing
A method for weighted data traffic routing can include receiving a data packet at data switch, where the data switch includes a plurality of egress ports. The...
Traffic distribution over multiple paths in a network
System and methods for efficiently distributing data packets in a multi-path network having a plurality of equal cost paths each having the same number of hops...
Recommended content traffic exchange
A traffic exchange service may be configured to allow online content providers to exchange traffic via content recommendations from the service. The traffic...
An apparatus may include a conductive wire and a plug. The plug may be electrically and mechanically coupled to the conductive wire. The plug may include a...
System and methods for adaptive antenna optimization
A method (600) and devices for enhancing the performance of one or more antennas (440) is provided. A control circuit (104) assesses performance of an antenna...
Method for user communication with information dialogue system
Provided is a method for user communications with an information dialog system, which may be used for organizing user interactions with the information dialog...
Systems and methods for indicating a user state in a social network
Methods and Systems for determining a user state for a member of a social network are described. According to one embodiment, a method comprising receiving in a...
Pre-fetching map tile data along a route
A path made up of several points including an origin, a destination, and intermediate points, is determined. Map data is fetched from an external map database...
Systems, methods, and computer program products for integrating third
party services with a mobile wallet
Systems, methods, and computer program products are provided for providing a third party service via a wallet client. Service provider information is received...
Rule-based content filter
Rule-based content filter is described, including receiving from a user an indication of an attempted posting of content to a target, wherein the attempted...
System and method for parallelizing convolutional neural networks
A parallel convolutional neural network is provided. The CNN is implemented by a plurality of convolutional neural networks each on a respective processing...
System and method for tracking objects
Embodiments of a system and method for tracking objects are described herein. Aspects of this disclosure efficiently update object "belief" data by creating a...
Tagging visual media on a mobile device
This document describes techniques enabling tagging of visual media on a mobile device. In some cases the techniques determine, based on meeting a threshold of...
Intrusive software management
Intrusion features of a landing page associated with sponsored content are identified. A feature score for the landing page based on the identified intrusion...
Biometric authentication for regulating access to content sources via a
A client device captures biometric data from a user and stores the biometric data to identify the user. To simplify access to content from a content source, the...
NFC triggered two factor protected parental controls
Disclosed is a two-factor method for protecting access to content, device functionality accounts and the like through portable devices. A master device may...
Computer application pre-permissioning
A computer-implemented method of pre-permissioning a computer application is disclosed. The method includes receiving a request from a user to install a...
Methods, systems, and media for presenting suggestions of related media
Methods, systems, and media for presenting suggestions of related media content are provided. In some embodiments, the method comprises: generating, using a...
Personalized electronic magazine
An personalized electronic magazine system includes an indexing module that stores topics related to various items available via a database. A user profile...
Providing result-based query suggestions
In general, one aspect of the subject matter described can be embodied in a method that includes, obtaining a plurality of search results responsive to an...
Generating and applying data extraction templates
Methods, apparatus, and computer-readable media are provided for generating and applying data extraction templates. In various implementations, a corpus of...
Protecting content on a mobile device from mining
Systems and methods prevent or restrict the mining of content on a mobile device. For example, a method may include identifying a mining-restriction mark in low...
Method and system for mining image searches to associate images with
A system and method for associating a document with a concept are provided. One or more idea-electronic document associations is identified, wherein each...
Methods and apparatus related to adjusting the ranking of a suggestion for a geographic location based on determining how many of one or more users visited the...
System and method of compressing data in font files
A compressed font file including compressed data is received. The compressed data is decompressed to generate decompressed data. An attempt to validate the...
Contextual determination of related media content
This disclosure relates to contextual determination of related media content. A referral source identification component determines a referral source associated...
System and method for creating slideshows
A computer-implemented method and computing system for generating a slideshow is provided. The method may include generating, using one or more computing...
OS bypass inter-processor interrupt delivery mechanism
The present disclosure provides methods and systems to allow user space applications running on different cores to efficiently communicate interrupts between...
Allocation of tasks in large scale computing systems
Aspects of the invention may be used to allocate tasks among computing machines in large scale computing systems. In one aspect, the method includes executing a...
Embedding a guest module within an embedder module
Systems and methods embedding a guest module within an embedder module are disclosed. According to some aspects, an embedder module is executed at a computer. A...
Native code instruction selection
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for selecting native code instructions. One of the methods...