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William H. Gates III
Gary W Flake, William H Gates III, Eric J Horvitz, Joshua T Goodman, Surajit Chaudhuri, Trenholme J Griffin, Oliver Hurst Hiller, Kenneth A Moss: Search guided by location and context. Microsoft Corporation, Dan Choi, Judy Yee, Mickey Minhas, October 28, 2014: US08874592 (1 worldwide citation)

The subject disclosure pertains to web searches and more particularly toward influencing resultant content to increase relevancy. The resultant content can be influenced by reconfiguring a query and/or filtering results based on user location and/or context information (e.g., user characteristics/pr ...


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Julia H Farago, Hugh E Williams, James E Walsh, Nicholas A Whyte, Kavi J Goel, Philip Fung, Ariel J Lazier, Kenneth A Moss, Ethan N Ray: Object search ui and dragging object results. Microsoft Corporation, Shook Hardy & Bacon, February 16, 2010: US07664739 (27 worldwide citation)

A unique object navigation system, user interface, and method that facilitate faster and smoother navigation of objects are provided. For example, the system can generate a plurality of objects that can be rendered on a display space that spans a single page in length, thereby mitigating the need to ...


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Tabreez Govani, Hugh Williams, Jamie Buckley, Nitin Agrawal, Andy Lam, Kenneth A Moss: Determining entity popularity using search queries. Microsoft Corporation, Shook Hardy & Bacon L, March 19, 2013: US08402031 (11 worldwide citation)

Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for determining the Internet search popularity of an entity are provided. Embodiments of the present invention include receiving a group of Internet search records and assigning a popularity ranking based on the number of times an entity descriptor assoc ...


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Kenneth A Moss, Eric Watson, Eytan D Seidman: Paid inclusion listing enhancement. Microsoft Corporation, Shook Hardy & Bacon L, May 31, 2011: US07953631 (2 worldwide citation)

The subject invention provides for systems and methods that visually enhance paid inclusion listings to facilitate offering a clear and substantial value to paid inclusion advertisers while retaining ordering rights to keep listings relevant to users. More specifically, the systems and methods allow ...


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Julia H Farago, Hugh E Williams, James E Walsh, Nicholas A Whyte, Kavi J Goel, Philip Fung, Ariel J Lazier, Kenneth A Moss, Ethan N Ray: Object search UI and dragging object results. Microsoft Corporation, Shook Hardy & Bacon L, August 23, 2011: US08005857 (1 worldwide citation)

A unique object navigation system, user interface, and method that facilitate faster and smoother navigation of objects are provided. For example, the system can generate a plurality of objects that can be rendered on a display space that spans a single page in length, thereby mitigating the need to ...


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Gary Flake, William H Gates III, Eric J Horvitz, Joshua T Goodman, Surajit J Chaudhuri, Trenholme J Griffin, Oliver Hurst Hiller, Kenneth A Moss: Search guided by location and context. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Steve Wight, Sandy Swain, Micky Minhas, January 3, 2017: US09536004

The subject disclosure pertains to web searches and more particularly toward influencing resultant content to increase relevancy. The resultant content can be influenced by reconfiguring a query and/or filtering results based on user location and/or context information (e.g., user characteristics/pr ...


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Christopher A Meek, Eric J Horvitz, Joshua T Goodman, Gary W Flake, Oliver Hurst Hiller, Anoop Gupta, Ramez Naam, Kenneth A Moss, William H Gates III, John C Platt, Trenholme J Griffin, Bradly A Brunell: Data management in social networks. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Sandy Swain, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, September 22, 2015: US09141704

Architecture that monitors interaction data (e.g., search queries, query results and click-through rates), and provides users with links to other users that fall into similar categories with respect to the foregoing monitored activities (e.g., providing links to individuals and groups that share com ...


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Christopher A Meek, Eric J Horvitz, Joshua T Goodman, Gary W Flake, Oliver Hurst Hiller, Anoop Gupta, Ramez Naam, Kenneth A Moss, William H Gates III, John C Platt, Trenholme J Griffin, Bradly A Brunell: Search engine that identifies and uses social networks in communications, retrieval, and electronic commerce. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Steve Wight, Sandy Swain, Micky Minhas, July 19, 2016: US09396269

Architecture that monitors interaction data (e.g., search queries, query results and click-through rates), and provides users with links to other users that fall into similar categories with respect to the foregoing monitored activities (e.g., providing links to individuals and groups that share com ...


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Tabreez Govani, Hugh Williams, Jamie Buckley, Nitin Agrawal, Andy Lam, Kenneth A Moss: Determining entity popularity using search queries. Microsoft Corporation, Dave Ream, Doug Barker, Micky Minhas, December 9, 2014: US08909652

Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for determining the Internet search popularity of an entity are provided. Embodiments of the present invention include receiving a group of Internet search records and assigning a popularity ranking based on the number of times an entity descriptor assoc ...


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Eric B Watson, Kenneth A Moss: System and method for simultaneous search service and email search. Microsoft Corporation, Shook Hardy & Bacon, November 16, 2006: US20060259494-A1

A system and related techniques execute search queries against both remote Internet or other search services, as well as local or remote email stores. A user may access a search service Web site or other search interface, and enter search inputs or terms. That search input may be transmitted to a re ...