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 Self-configuring wireless network patent thumbnailSelf-configuring wireless network
Methods, systems, and apparatus, are provided for wireless networking. In some implementations, a self-configuring wireless system includes at least one wireless network device; and an access point device; wherein the access point device and the at least one wireless network device are preconfigured with a common key so as to enable the access point device to establish a secure wireless network with the at least one network device using the common key upon powering up the access point device and the at least one wireless network device at a user site..
Mivalife Mobile Technology, Inc.


 Travel recommendations on online social networks patent thumbnailTravel recommendations on online social networks
In one embodiment, a social-networking system may receive, from a client system of a first user of an online social network, an indication that the first user is traveling to a first geographic location, and identify one or more second geographic locations within a threshold distance from the first geographic location. The second geographic locations may be determined based on a travel-recommendation model.
Facebook, Inc.


 Method and  pushing data in a content-centric networking (ccn) network patent thumbnailMethod and pushing data in a content-centric networking (ccn) network
A method for pushing data in a content-centric networking (ccn) network comprises receiving a message from a source at an input interface device of a node device in the ccn network, the node device executing a ccn protocol. A determination is made that the received message is an interest-notification message.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.


 Multi-hop small cell auto discovery for software defined networking-enabled radio access network patent thumbnailMulti-hop small cell auto discovery for software defined networking-enabled radio access network
Concepts and technologies are described herein for multi-hop small cell auto discovery for software-defined networking (“sdn”)-enabled radio access networks (“rans”). According to one aspect of the concepts and technologies disclosed herein, a small cell ran node can include a network backhaul link connected to a further small cell radio access network node operating within a ran controlled, at least in part, by a sdn controller.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.


 Providing a basic firewall using a virtual networking function patent thumbnailProviding a basic firewall using a virtual networking function
Concepts and technologies are disclosed herein for providing a basic firewall using a virtual networking function. A control system having a processor can detect a firewall request that can include a request to create a basic firewall.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.


 Method for posing requests in a social networking site patent thumbnailMethod for posing requests in a social networking site
A method poses requests in a social networking site by a submitting user by a terminal connected to a communication network to a previously unknown group of receiving users is disclosed. A relationship data model is provided which comprises objects linked to each other by semantic and/or a social relations.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft


 Dynamic communication participant identification patent thumbnailDynamic communication participant identification
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving an identifier for a first user initiating a communication between a first device associated with the first user and a second device associated with a second user, retrieving, using the identifier, a privacy rule associated with the first user, determining, based on the privacy rule and social-networking information associated with the first user, whether one or more items of information associated with the first user are allowed to be revealed to the second user, and sending, to the second device, any of the items of information associated with the first user that are allowed to be revealed to the second user for display in association with the communication between the first device and the second device.. .
Facebook, Inc.


 Intelligent software-defined networking based service paths patent thumbnailIntelligent software-defined networking based service paths
An example method embodiment for networking includes managing, by a network controller, network services for one or more network devices connected to the network controller. Managing network services includes receiving a packet in a traffic flow from a network device.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.


 A  elastic optical networking patent thumbnailA elastic optical networking
A method of determining a path in an optical server network (31) comprises obtaining an indication of an amount of premium traffic from a client network (21). The method further comprises considering paths (48) utilising an elastic capability of one or more network elements (30) of the optical server network, and selecting a path from the considered paths, wherein the path is selected based at least partially on having at least a capacity to carry the amount of premium traffic..
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)


 Method and system for debugging in a software-defined networking (sdn) system patent thumbnailMethod and system for debugging in a software-defined networking (sdn) system
Temporal matching based debugging methods are disclosed. In one embodiment, the method is implemented in a software-defined networking (sdn) controller coupled to a sdn system.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


Wireless rack communication system

A wireless rack communication system includes a rack defining a rack entrance and device housings. A networking device is positioned in a first device housing.
Dell Products L.p.

Travel itinerary generation on online social networks

In one embodiment, a social-networking system may receive, from a client system of a first user of the online social network, an indication that the first user is at a first geographic location, and determine that the first user is traveling based on the first user being at the first geographical location. The social-networking system may then identify one or more second geographic locations within a threshold distance from the first geographic location, the second geographic locations being determined based on a travel-recommendation model.
Facebook, Inc.

System and networking of people socially and professionally via specific nested categories filters under single networking platform

Wherein said social nested level category filter comprising at least two levels is connected to said database management system.. .

Provider search systems and methods

Systems, devices and methods for utilizing social-networking data, including relationship data from one or more social-networking databases, to improve sharing of information and establishing contacts between individuals, including improvements in the actual and/or perceived reliability of performance reviews and recounted past experiences from past consumers of products and/or services, including among patients regarding specific medical providers.. .

Event organizer

Disclosed is a system for facilitating a user to organize an event via a social networking platform. A parameters detail receiving module receives pertaining to a set of profile parameters corresponding to each user of a plurality of users associated with a social networking platform.

Providing on-demand geolocation beauty services and beauty industry social networking services through use of portable computing devices

A system and method for real-time viewing, ordering, and scheduling of on-demand beauty services that connect consumers to beauty service providers through use of portable computing devices.. .

Suggested out of network communication recipients

Disclosed in some examples are methods, systems and machine readable medium for recommending an out-of-network communication by determining a set of potential recommended members of a social networking service based upon one or more recommendation criteria. In some examples the recommendation criteria may include: a profile similarity to a previous target of an out-of-network communication, a degree of correspondence between an interest and intent of the sending member, and a likelihood of response..
Linkedln Corporation

Communication system and generating geographic social networks in virtual space

A system and related method are disclosed for location-sensitive social networking. A server has access to a map and a list of points of interest with location data by which they may be located on the map.

Optical coupling systems, apparatus, and methods

Optical couplings systems, apparatus, and methods may include an optical cable coupling device, or spool, and one or more optical coupling features. The one or more optical coupling features may be configured to optically couple an optical cable and another optical cable, each of which are storable on the optical cable coupling device.
Xyratex Technology Limited

Video game competition notifications

Methods and systems are described for automatically sending a popup or other message to another person's electronic device upon finishing a predetermined goal in a video game. The predetermined goal can be, for example, killing a first boss in under five minutes.
Sorry Interactive Entertainment America Llc

Wireless networking-enabled personal identification system

A personal identification device may conserve power by delegating one or more operations to another device. For example, the one or more operations may be associated with the authentication of the personal identification device.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Event saturation networking

Systems and methods for selecting tiering protocols based on data transmissions over mesh networks within defined spatial areas can be provided. A mesh network can be established within a defined spatial area.

Prompting social networking system users in a newsfeed to provide additional user profile information

A social networking system presents questions to a user on an interface associated with the social networking system to elicit information about the user that is missing from the user's profile or is otherwise outdated. The questions are selected based on a number of factors, such as the need for or value of the information item, probability of a response, or cost of collecting the information item.
Facebook, Inc.

Method and system for memory allocation in a software-defined networking (sdn) system

Methods for memory allocation in a software-defined networking (sdn) system are disclosed. In one embodiment, the method includes receiving a first message in a network device from a sdn controller, where the first message includes a request to generate an entity in the network device to route traffic, and where the entity is one of a flow table entry, a group table entry, and a flow table.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

Method and system for path monitoring in a software-defined networking (sdn) system

A method for path monitoring is disclosed. The method includes receiving, at the network device, a packet from a sdn controller to monitor a path for a service between the network device and another network device.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

Tunnel type selection method and apparatus

A tunnel type selection method and apparatus, which relate to the field of information technologies, and can reduce data packet forwarding complexity. The method includes first, combining, by a controller, a code and a label value that are corresponding to a tunnel type supported by a next-hop switch, generating an oxm_of_tunnel_id match field, and sending a forwarding policy that carries the oxm_of_tunnel_id match field to a previous-hop openflow switch, then, extracting, by the previous-hop openflow switch, the code and the label value that are corresponding to the tunnel type, and encapsulating a data packet according to the code and the label value that are corresponding to the tunnel type, finally, sending, by the previous-hop openflow switch, the encapsulated data packet to the next-hop switch.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Latency-optimized physical coding sublayer

A method for reducing latency in a networking application includes receiving data at a physical coding sublayer (pcs) from a media access control (mac) sublayer, where the mac sublayer utilizes a first clock domain operating at a first clock frequency. The method further includes performing one or more functions in the pcs on the data in the first clock domain.
International Business Machines Corporation

Latency-optimized physical coding sublayer

A system for reducing latency in a networking application includes a first clock domain operating at a first clock frequency, where a media access control (mac) sublayer sends data to a physical coding sublayer (pcs) utilizing the first clock domain. The system also includes a second clock domain operating at a second clock frequency, where data is transmitted on one or more physical medium attachment (pma) lanes utilizing the second clock domain, and where the first clock frequency and the second clock frequency have a fixed ratio.
International Business Machines Corporation

Systems and methods for verifying user identity based on social media messaging

The disclosed embodiments include computerized methods and systems that automatically verify an identity of a user based on social media messaging. In an embodiment, an apparatus identifies a first social media message associated with a social networking account of a user and generated by a device of the user.
The Toronto-dominion Bank

Systems and methods for automatically generating order data based on social media messaging

The disclosed embodiments include computerized methods and systems that facilitate automate trade-order entry and execution based on social media messaging. In an embodiment, an apparatus identifies a first social media message associated with a social networking account of a user and including at least one parameter of a transaction to purchase or sell one or more securities.
The Toronto-dominion Bank

Systems and methods for automatically generating order data based on social media messaging

The disclosed embodiments include computerized methods and systems that facilitate automate trade-order entry and execution based on social media messaging. In one embodiment, an apparatus may receive, from a social-networking service, social media data that includes various social media messages associated with social-networking accounts of various users.
The Toronto-dominion Bank

Web and mobile based scheduler and methods for identifying employment networking opportunities utilizing reserved scheduling

The present invention is directed, in part, to a system and methods for human resources management and efficient, online and mobile guidance on assisting job seekers in locating and securing job opportunities. More specifically, the present invention relates to a system and methods for performing substitute fulfillment, including identifying acceptable substitute employees/professionals, job opportunity review, real time employee availability, skill set review for employers/clients, appointment scheduling and establishing network connections amongst employers/clients and employees/professionals for both current and future job opportunities.

Leveraging a unification of content hosting and social networking

Content hosting architectures and/or social networking architectures can be improved by, e.g., unifying the two architectures to some extent. Services or features from both can be leveraged to provide an ecosystem that can be superior or preferred by users or consumers.
Google Inc.

Systems and methods for providing reminders for content in social networks

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can identify a content item within a social networking system for which a reminder is to be provided. A selection specifying one or more conditions for providing the reminder can be received.
Facebook, Inc.

Tactile interface for social networking system

A user interface includes a tactile interface on a client device that allows users to interact with social networking system content in a manner that is optimized for touch screens and mobile devices. The tactile interface allows users to efficiently navigate the social networking system data as well as to capture new content for upload to the social networking system.
Facebook, Inc.

Method and transceiving signal by nan terminal in wireless communication system

An embodiment of the present invention relates to a method of transceiving a neighbor awareness networking (nan) signal by a nan device in a wireless communication system, the method comprising the steps of: receiving a nan publish from an access point (ap); identifying a service from the nan publish; and having association with the ap for the identified service, wherein the service is one of services of one or more stations (stas) associated with the ap.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

Mobile social activity networking systems and methods

A mobile social activity networking system configured for facilitating event planning and coordination of activities of users is provided. The system allows users to input user preferences on a mobile computing device via a social networking application on the mobile computing device; to form a group of users with preferred activities and geographic range of proximity to the group; and to select a location for the group of users.
Y R Tech, Llc

Sharing television and video programming through social networking

In particular embodiments, one or more computer systems of a social-networking system determine information associated with a product displayed on a display device and access a database of known products. The one or more computer systems of the social-networking system determine, by comparing the database of known products with the determined information associated with the product, an identity of the product displayed on the display device.
Facebook, Inc.

Organizational directory access client and server leveraging local and network search

This disclosure is directed to an organizational directory access client and an organizational directory server and, in particular, to an organizational directory access client that performs a local search and a network search for one or more member profiles of members of the organization. The organizational directory access client executes on a client device and is configured to authenticate a user of the client with the organizational directory server.
Linkedln Corporation

Relaying multimedia conferencing utilizing software defined networking architecture

Various embodiments for implementing a multimedia conference session utilizing a software defined networking (sdn) architecture are described. Various embodiments include a sdn media controller (sdnmc) that initially receives a request to establish a multimedia conferencing session between a plurality of endpoints.
Polycom, Inc.

Non-networking connection with server computing device to at least power off the server computing device

A mobile computing device of a user transmits a digital certificate to a server computing device over a non-networking connection established with the server computing device. The digital certificate identifies the user, a particular server computing device, a validity period in which the digital certificate is valid, and a list of actions that the user is permitted to perform on the particular server computing device during the validity period.
Lenovo Enterprise Solutions (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

Distributed tunneling for vpn

A novel method of providing virtual private access to a software defined data center (sddc) is provided. The sddc uses distributed vpn tunneling to allow external access to application services hosted in the sddc.
Nicira, Inc.

Multi tenancy in software defined networking

A processing entity (10) requests an sdn control entity (20) of a virtual network system to perform a specific function for an application processed by the processing entity (10), and indicates an identification of a virtual network operator associated with the application to the sdn control entity (20). The sdn control entity (20) receives the request and performs (s2) the specific function based on the identification of the virtual network operator..
Nokia Solutions And Networks Management International Gmbh

Automatic membership in social networks based on current location information

A social networking website system with automatic registration based on a current location information. Individuals are automatically enrolled into social network services based on a current location determined from their mobile devices.

Social media integration for transport arrangement service

A transport arrangement and networking system can receive pick-up requests from user devices of requesting users. The pick-up requests can include a carpool service preference.
Uber Technologies, Inc.

Reducing photo-tagging spam

A photo spam detector detects illegitimate non-natively captured images through extracting image features and feeding the extracted features into a probabilistic model. The probabilistic model categorizes the photo as legitimate or illegitimate.
Facebook, Inc.

Managing unprofessional media content

This disclosure relates to systems and methods that include storing less than a threshold number of media content activity levels for media content objects at an online social networking service, identifying, using the stored media content activities, a threshold number of media content objects associated with a higher number of the media content activities occurring over a recent threshold period of time, receiving an indicator indicating that one of the identified media content objects is unprofessional, and propagating the indicator to each activity that includes the unprofessional media content object.. .
Linkedln Corporation

Pipeline table identification

A match field and an action for a flow rule may be received from a software defined networking application. A mapping of table identifications to attributes may be analyzed to obtain a table identification.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development Lp

Low-overhead anchorless managing of producer mobility in information-centric networking

In one embodiment, a device in an anchorless network receives an update message from a first neighbor of the device. The update message indicates a movement of a node in the network to a new position in the network.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Forum search with time-dependent activity weighting

A search engine index measures and tracks one or more numeric indicators of activity at different times, including a most current time, in on-line forums and social networking sites. Such indicators may include, for example, a current volume per unit time of messages or data posted to the site, a moving average of such volume, a moving average of current participants over time, a count of current participants, other indication of site activity, or any combination of such indicators.

Inter-networking device link provisioning system

An inter-networking device link provisioning system includes an extending device. In response to a plurality of networking devices being connected to the extending device, the extending device provides each of the plurality of networking devices with an identity of the other of the plurality of networking devices that are connected to the extending device.
Dell Products L.p.



Networking topics:
  • Notifications
  • Social Network
  • Social Networking
  • Notification
  • Networking
  • Communications
  • Enhancement
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