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 Intermediate networking devices patent thumbnailIntermediate networking devices
A wireless communication device comprising: one or more network modems enabling the wireless communication device to communicate over a first wireless network; one or more network modems enabling the wireless communication device to communicate with two or more end-point devices over a second wireless network; one or more processors configured to execute one or more instructions; and memory coupled to the one or more processors and configured to provide the one or more processors with the one or more instructions. The one or more instructions, when executed by the processors, cause processors to: establish a first connection between the wireless communication device and a first end-point device; establish a second connection between the wireless communication device and a second end-point device; apply a first control to traffic transmitted by or to the first end-point device; and apply a second control to traffic transmitted by or to the second end-point device..
Headwater Partners I Llc


 Low-latency audio networking patent thumbnailLow-latency audio networking
Low-latency audio networking is disclosed. In one embodiment, an example playback device includes a processor and memory having stored thereon instructions executable by the processor.
Sonos, Inc.


 Social caller id with reverse look-up patent thumbnailSocial caller id with reverse look-up
Methods and systems directed to a social caller id application that performs a reverse look up on an incoming communication to determine a specific member of a social networking system associated with the incoming communication, and, based on the social relationship between the detected member and the recipient of the communication, display particular information to the recipient. In this manner, a user is provided a caller id system that leverages information stored remotely on a social network..
Facebook, Inc.


 Safety networking protocol and method patent thumbnailSafety networking protocol and method
A distributed networking system and protocol is provided to a networking system with a modular design. The distributed networking system may include a networking system, modules, control module, user interface module, input/output module, network module, data transmission network, hybrid modules and composite modules.
Profire Energy, Inc


 System and  interworking between ndn and cdn patent thumbnailSystem and interworking between ndn and cdn
A system includes a named data networking and a content delivery network, and a joint processing gateway. The named data networking is used for providing data content to a node in the content delivery network or sending a content request command to the content delivery network.
Institute Of Acoustics, Chinese Academy Of Sciences


 Method and  viewing and filtering media content patent thumbnailMethod and viewing and filtering media content
Embodiments of the present invention relate to viewing and filtering media content. In one embodiment, the invention is a system for networking based redirecting of content, including but not limited to, media files, electronic documents, application data, on-demand data, and live-streamed data.
Yiptv, Inc.


 Method and  provisioning virtual network functions from a network service provider patent thumbnailMethod and provisioning virtual network functions from a network service provider
A method and apparatus facilitates an enterprise to lease virtual appliances from network services provider. The method operates by deploying a converged networking and computing device at a service location, downloading a virtual network function to the converged networking and computing device, activating the virtual network function by a service in the wide area network, and connecting the virtual network function to a provisioned network path over the wide area network.
Ciena Corporation


 Method and system for delay measurement of a traffic flow in a software-defined networking (sdn) system patent thumbnailMethod and system for delay measurement of a traffic flow in a software-defined networking (sdn) system
Methods for delay measurement in a software-defined networking (sdn) system are disclosed. In one embodiment, one packet each is received from a first and a second network device.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


 Apparatus and  configuring, networking and controlling unique network-capable devices patent thumbnailApparatus and configuring, networking and controlling unique network-capable devices
Configuring a control session comprises receiving a request to execute an input/output application from a content control application executing on a mobile control device and receiving a request from at least one other mobile control device to participate in the control session. Configuring the control session also includes aggregating a plurality of real-world connectable processing nodes into an application session set of processing nodes by allocating at least one function required by the input/output application for execution on each processing node in the set of processing nodes, wherein the set of processing nodes is determined based on processing requirements of the input/output application..
Sookbox Llc


 Entity acknowledgements in social networking patent thumbnailEntity acknowledgements in social networking
In one aspect, a method includes verifying a first link in a first resource associated with an entity. The first resource is provided through a social networking service.
Google Inc.


Hands-free asset identification, location and management system

A hands-free asset management system and a method of its operation are disclosed. An example system includes an asset tracking database storing an asset location and one or more identifying characteristics of each of a plurality of networking assets, and an application executable on a wearable display device communicatively connected to the asset tracking database.
Tyco Electronics Uk Ltd.

Method and system for groups of individuals to form and manage an investment club for trading in publicly traded securities, enabling individuals to monitor their hypothetical performance and embracing the features of an online social network

A system for forming and managing online investment clubs utilizes the features of an online social network to provide advantages in the operation of such online investment clubs. The system permits users to follow and assess the investment skill of other investors in their own or other investment clubs and to follow such individuals' future investment decisions and those of other investment clubs.
Voleo, Inc.

Managing commerce-related communications within a social networking system

The present disclosure is directed toward systems and methods for managing commerce-related communications within a social networking system. For example, systems and methods described herein can identify a particular social networking system post and can generate an optimized version of that particular post.
Facebook, Inc.

Systems and methods for trigger-based modification of privacy settings associated with posts

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can identify a post to be published via a social networking system. A privacy schedule for modifying a privacy setting associated with the post can be determined.
Facebook, Inc.

Method, device, system and storage medium for implementing packet transmission in pcie switching network

Embodiments of the present invention disclose a peripheral component interconnect express interface control unit. The unit includes a p2p module, configured to receive a first tlp from a rc or an ep and forward the first tlp to a reliable tlp transmission rtt module for processing; the reliable tlp transmission module, configured to determine, according to the received first tlp, sending links connected to active and standby pcie switching units, and send the first tlp to the active and standby pcie switching units through the sending links at the same time, so that a destination pcie interface controller of the first tlp selectively receives the first tlp forwarded by the active and standby pcie switching units and sends the first tlp to a destination ep or a destination rc, thereby implementing reliable transmission of a tlp in a case of a pcie switching dual-plane networking connection..
Huawei Technologies Co.,ltd.

Distributed networking system and method

A distributed networking system and protocol is provided to a networking system with a modular design. The distributed networking system may include a networking system, modules, control module, user interface module, input/output module, network module, data transmission network, hybrid modules and composite modules.
Profire Energy, Inc.

Monitoring fitness using a mobile device

Athletic performance monitoring and tracking may provide multiple ways in which to track athletic movement and activity. Workouts may also be tagged with various parameters including mood, weather, terrain, athletic equipment, friends used and the like.
Nike, Inc.

Data transmission method, apparatus, and network system

A data transmission method, an apparatus, and a network system are used to transmit common public radio interface (cpri) data in the ethernet, and can support cpri data corresponding to multiple service flows to be exchanged between multiple rrus and multiple bbus in any network by using an existing switching device from point to point, point to multipoint, and multipoint to multipoint. This not only reduces cpri networking costs, but also improves cpri networking flexibility.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

System and requesting and providing location-based assitance

The present invention provides a method for requesting location-based assistance executed on a mobile device of an assistance requester, and a method and system for providing location-based assistance executed on a server of a joint assistance service provider. The present invention integrates mobile positioning and telecommunications technologies to provide assistance provision information.

Media echoing and social networking device and method

A method and apparatus for echoing media via a mobile device are disclosed herein. According to an embodiment, the method can include displaying automatically to a user, on the mobile device, a list of one or more respective identifiers of one or more other users experiencing respective media within a selectable geographic area.

Location ranking using social graph information

In one embodiment, a user of a social networking system requests to check in a place near the user's current location. The social networking system generates a list of places near the user's current location, ranks the places in the list of places near the user's current location by a distance between each place and the user's current location, as well as activity of the user and the user's social contacts for each place, and returns the ranked list to the user..
Facebook, Inc.

Dynamic geographic beacons for geographic-positioning-capable devices

In one embodiment, a processor may identify information about an entity represented by a first node in a social graph for a social-networking system. The information may comprise a location for the entity and an affinity score for the entity with respect to a user, wherein the user is represented by a second node in the social graph.
Facebook, Inc.

App distribution over the air

A method and system for transferring apps between mobile devices without the need to download the app from an app store. Various examples are provided for discovering, authenticating and transmitting the apps among devices directly or via an access point.
Open Garden, Inc.

Network-independent programming model for online processing in distributed systems

Systems and methods include a distributed system that uses a declarative language to separate application logic from the network technology used to communicate. For example, in a system with a plurality of processing nodes, each processing node may include at least one processor, a networking layer for communicating with other processing nodes, and a memory storing instructions that, when executed by the at least one processor, cause the processing node to perform operations.
Google Inc.

Social networking and network connectivity

Social networking is used to enhance content delivery to mobile devices. Sometimes a mobile device lacks network connectivity, such as when the mobile device is off or offline.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Addressing propagation of inaccurate information in a social networking environment

An approach is described for addressing propagation of inaccurate information in a social networking environment. An associated method may include identifying inaccurate information within the social networking environment, facilitating creation of countering content to address the inaccurate information, and disseminating the countering content.
International Business Machines Corporation

Vlsi layouts of fully connected generalized and pyramid networks with locality exploitation

The vlsi layouts with spacial locality exploitation presented are applicable to generalized multi-stage and pyramid networks, generalized folded multi-stage and pyramid networks, generalized butterfly fat tree and pyramid networks, generalized multi-link multi-stage and pyramid networks, generalized folded multi-link multi-stage and pyramid networks, generalized multi-link butterfly fat tree and pyramid networks, generalized hypercube networks, and generalized cube connected cycles networks for speedup of s≧1. The embodiments of vlsi layouts are useful in wide target applications such as fpgas, cplds, psocs, asic placement and route tools, networking applications, parallel & distributed computing, and reconfigurable computing..

Packet handling in information centric networking networks

A method of packet handling in an information centric networking (icn) network is provided. The method may include receiving an interest packet at an incoming interface of a network device.
Fujitsu Limited

Computing system including dynamic performance profile adaptation functionality

A computer networking system including a client device and a server device having a server profiler module and an observer module is provided. The server profiler module maintains a server profile and profiles for at least one client device and the observer module is configured to receive client device performance information from the client device and server device performance information and determine and implement performance parameter alterations based on client device performance information and server device performance information received..
Blackline Systems, Inc.

Method for pro-active traffic redirection in multi-hop wireless networks using software defined networking

A method and system are implemented by a controller in a software defined networking (sdn) network. The sdn network includes a set of nodes.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

Device management system

A management system includes an interface board configured to provide bi-directional communication between a networking device and one or more devices, wherein the interface board is coupled to the networking device and connects to one or more devices via one or more communication protocols supported by one or more devices. The management system further includes a management module connected to the interface board with the management module configured to receive, from the interface board, data packets generated by the one or more devices, and transmit the data packets to a remote server..
Tekpea, Inc.

Providing graphical user interfaces for skill flows

Disclosed in some examples are methods, systems, and machine-readable mediums which determine the flow of skills from one entity to another over a given time period and display those in an advanced graphical user interface display. Example entities for which skill flow may be determined may include geographical locations, companies, universities, and the like.
Linkedln Corporation

Facial recognition using social networking information

In particular embodiments, one or more images associated with a primary user are received. The image(s) may comprise single images, a series of related images, or video frames.
Facebook, Inc.

Social graph that includes web pages outside of a social networking system

A social networking system includes a mechanism for incorporating nodes in the social graph, where the nodes are associated with a web page. Each web page includes one or more tags, which contain meta-information for defining the node in the social networking system, such as the type of the node.
Facebook, Inc.

Determining accuracy of characteristics asserted to a social networking system by a user

A social networking system maintains characteristics with its users, with various characteristics, such as age, specified by the users (i.e., “asserted characteristics”). The social networking system selects content for a user based at least in part on the characteristics associated with the user.
Facebook, Inc.

Community translation of user-generated content

Translations for items of user-generated content are received from one or more users associated with a social networking system and/or one or more machine-generated translations. Each translation may translate a content item from a source or original language to a target language.
Facebook, Inc.



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