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William H. Gates III
Raymond E Ozzie, Eric J Horvitz, William H Gates III, Joshua T Goodman, Susan T Dumais, Gary W Flake, Trenholme J Griffin, Xuedong D Huang, Oliver Hurst Hiller, Christopher A Meek: Architecture for user- and context-specific prefetching and caching of information on portable devices. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, January 7, 2014: US08626136 (3 worldwide citation)

Content management architecture for a portable wireless device. Caching and fetching techniques are provided to improve content handling for portable devices such as cellular telephones and portable computers. A search component automatically performs searches as a background process, and potentiall ...


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William H. Gates III
Raymond E Ozzie, Eric J Horvitz, William H Gates III, Joshua T Goodman, Susan T Dumais, Gary W Flake, Trenholme J Griffin, Xuedong D Huang, Oliver Hurst Hiller, Christopher A Meek: Desktop search from mobile device. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, January 18, 2011: US07873620 (3 worldwide citation)

Content management architecture for a portable wireless device. Caching and fetching techniques are provided to improve content handling for portable devices such as cellular telephones and portable computers. A search component automatically performs searches as a background process, and potentiall ...


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William H. Gates III
Xuedong D Huang, William H Gates III, Eric J Horvitz, Joshua T Goodman, Bradly A Brunell, Susan T Dumais, Gary W Flake, Trenholme J Griffin, Oliver Hurst Hiller: Targeted advertising in brick-and-mortar establishments. Microsoft Corporation, Dan Choi, Carole Boelitz, Micky Minhas, May 13, 2014: US08725567 (2 worldwide citation)

Architecture for presenting advertisements in realtime in retail establishments. A sensor component includes sensors for collecting information about a customer or group of customers as they move through the store. The sensors can include capability for image processing, audio processing, light sens ...


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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

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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John C Platt, Gary W Flake, Ramez Naam, Anoop Gupta, Oliver Hurst Hiller, Trenholme J Griffin, Joshua T Goodman: Machine assisted query formulation. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, Shirley Anderson, May 29, 2012: US08190627 (12 worldwide citation)

Architecture for completing search queries by using artificial intelligence based schemes to infer search intentions of users. Partial queries are completed dynamically in real time. Additionally, search aliasing can also be employed. Custom tuning can be performed based on at least query inputs in ...


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John C Platt, Gary W Flake, Ramez Naam, Anoop Gupta, Oliver Hurst Hiller, Trenholme J Griffin: Voice-based search processing. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, September 4, 2012: US08260809 (9 worldwide citation)

Architecture for completing search queries by using artificial intelligence based schemes to infer search intentions of users. Partial queries are completed dynamically in real time. Additionally, search aliasing can also be employed. Custom tuning can be performed based on at least query inputs in ...


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Gary W Flake, Eric J Horvitz, Joshua T Goodman, Eric D Brill, Bradly A Brunell, Susan T Dumais, Alexander G Gounares, Trenholme J Griffin, Oliver Hurst Hiller, Raymond E Ozzie: User-controlled profile sharing. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, June 30, 2009: US07552862 (6 worldwide citation)

Architecture is provided that facilitates user-controlled access to user profile information. A user is allowed to selectively expose (or mask) portions of his/her profile to third parties. Additionally, advertisers and/or content providers can offer incentives or enticement in response to the accep ...


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Amer A Hassan, Danny Allen Reed, Trenholme J Griffin: Cognitive use of multiple regulatory domains. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Bryan Webster, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, November 3, 2015: US09178652 (3 worldwide citation)

A wireless communication system that concurrently communicates information in multiple regulatory domains to facilitate audio/video media streaming and other high bandwidth operations. One domain may be licensed and the other may be unlicensed. Transmission in the licensed domain may occur in white ...


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John C Platt, Oliver Hurst Hiller, Trenholme J Griffin, Anoop Gupta, Gary W Flake, Ramez Naam, Joshua T Goodman: Machine assisted query formulation. Microsoft Corporation, Dan Choi, Carole Boelitz, Micky Minhas, August 19, 2014: US08812534 (3 worldwide citation)

Architecture for completing search queries by using artificial intelligence based schemes to infer search intentions of users. Partial queries are completed dynamically in real time. Additionally, search aliasing can also be employed. Custom tuning can be performed based on at least query inputs in ...


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Gary W Flake, Eric J Horvitz, Joshua T Goodman, Eric D Brill, Bradly A Brunell, Susan T Dumais, Alexander G Gounares, Trenholme J Griffin, Oliver Hurst Hiller, Raymond E Ozzie: Content presentation based on user preferences. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, November 27, 2012: US08317097 (2 worldwide citation)

Architecture is provided that facilitates user-controlled access to user profile information related to spam filtering. A user is allowed to selectively expose (or mask) portions of his/her profile related to spam filtering to third parties. Additionally, advertisers and/or content providers can off ...



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