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Clarence Christopher Mysen, Naval Verma, Johnny Chen: Ranking custom search results. Google, Harrity & Harrity, July 26, 2011: US07987185 (43 worldwide citation)

A system searches a first search index based on a search query to obtain first search results and searches a second search index based on the search query to obtain second search results. The system further ranks the first search results using a first ranking algorithm and one or more first ranking ...


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Durga Prasad Malladi, Juan Montojo: Preamble based uplink power control for LTE. QUALCOMM Incorporated, Darrell Scott Juneau, Jimmy Cheng, July 26, 2011: US07986959 (42 worldwide citation)

Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate utilizing power control preambles with closed loop power control techniques in a wireless communication environment. An uplink grant can be transferred over a downlink (e.g., a first uplink grant after uplink inactivity), and a power control pr ...


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Steven M Hoffberg, Linda I Hoffberg Borghesani: Network media appliance system and method. Steven M Hoffberg, Ostrolenk Faber, July 26, 2011: US07987003 (42 worldwide citation)

A network media appliance, comprising at least one packet data network interface, adapted for communicating data packets with a data network according to an Internet Protocol; a media data interface, and a processor, having an associated memory for storing executable code, said code defining at leas ...


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Freygardur Thorsteinsson, Helgi Jónsson, Jose L Pons, Juan C Moreno Sastoque, Fernando J Brunetti Fernández, Antonio M Cullel Mirada, José María Baydal Bertomeu, Ricard Barberà Guillem, Mario Comín Clavijo, Lambertus Wilhelmus Freriks, M Ijzerman, Anand V Nene: Intelligent orthosis. Ossur HF, Bacon & Thomas PLLC, July 26, 2011: US07985193 (41 worldwide citation)

An orthotic frame has proximal and distal frame members joined by a knee joint, and a foot support joined by an ankle joint to a distal end of the distal frame. A knee actuator connected between the proximal and distal frame members has a selective stiffness allowing selection of a relatively rigid ...


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Anthony J Baerlocher, Alexander Casey Naglestad Cohen, Arram Bekarian, Daniel De Waal: Gaming system and method for providing an additional gaming currency. IGT, K&L Gates, July 26, 2011: US07985133 (41 worldwide citation)

A gaming system including a central server linked to a plurality of gaming machines. The gaming system includes a point or count based system to provide one or more awards to one or more players. Such points are accumulated by a player based on one or more events associated with the player's gaming ...


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Alexander V Grechishkin, Alexey B Koryakin, Nikolay N Dobrovolskiy, Andrey A Omelyanchuk, Alexander G Tormasov, Serguei M Beloussov: Seamless integration and installation of non-native application into native operating system. Parallels Holdings, Bardmesser Law Group, July 26, 2011: US07987432 (41 worldwide citation)

A method, system and computer program product recorded on a computer-readable medium for execution on at least one processor, for seamless integration of a non-native application into a host OS, including launching a first Virtual Execution Environment (VEE) on a computing system that has a host ope ...


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Randall K Stokes: Multi-epoch method for saving and exporting file system events. Marger Johnson & McCollom PC, July 26, 2011: US07987204 (40 worldwide citation)

As things happen on a volume, the file system forwards events to an event list manager. The event list manager stores the events and associates them with epochs that were active at the time the event occurred. Event consumers can independently declare epochs at any time. When event consumers end an ...


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Harald Philipp, Samuel Brunet, Matthew Trend, Alan Bowens: Capacitive position sensor. Atmel Corporation, Baker Botts L, July 26, 2011: US07986152 (39 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, a sensor includes a substrate; multiple interconnected sense elements arranged in a first direction on a surface of the substrate; and first interconnected drive elements arranged on a surface of the substrate in the first direction. Each respective one of the first interconnected ...


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John T Felts, Thomas E Fisk, Robert S Abrams, John Ferguson, Johathan R Freedman, Robert J Pangborn, Peter J Sagona: Vessel, coating, inspection and processing apparatus. CV Holdings, McAndrews Held & Malloy, July 26, 2011: US07985188 (39 worldwide citation)

Methods for processing a vessel, for example to provide a gas barrier or lubricity, are disclosed. First and second PECVD or other vessel processing stations or devices and a vessel holder comprising a vessel port are provided. An opening of the vessel can be seated on the vessel port. The interior ...


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Philippe Kahn, Arthur Kinsolving, Mark Andrew Christensen, Brian Y Lee, David Vogel: Eyewear having human activity monitoring device. DP Technologies, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, Judith A Szepesi, July 26, 2011: US07987070 (39 worldwide citation)

A method for monitoring human activity using an inertial sensor includes obtaining acceleration measurement data from an inertial sensor disposed in eyewear. The acceleration measurement data is processed to determine a user activity statistic. The user activity statistic includes at least one of a ...