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 Methods and systems for controlling a sdn-based multi-rat communication network patent thumbnailnew patent Methods and systems for controlling a sdn-based multi-rat communication network
Methods and systems for controlling an sdn-based multi-rat communication network. Embodiments herein disclose a wireless communication system, which can support/enable services that are currently being provided by multiple wireless communication systems.
Indian Institute Of Technology Bombay


 Hybrid networking implementation method, system and device and computer storage medium patent thumbnailnew patent Hybrid networking implementation method, system and device and computer storage medium
A method, system and device for implementing hybrid networking and a computer storage medium, herein the method includes: a femto cell sending an ip type to which the femto cell belongs to a femto cell gateway (601); the femto cell gateway acquiring the ip type to which the femto cell belongs, and acquiring ipv4 addresses and/or ipv6 addresses sent by an mme (602); the femto cell gateway sending an ip address matched with the ip type to which the femto cell belongs to the femto cell (603); and the femto cell acquiring the ip address sent by the femto cell gateway, and setting up a service bearer according to the ip address (604).. .
Zte Corporation


 Proximity based social networking cross-reference to related application patent thumbnailnew patent Proximity based social networking cross-reference to related application
A system and method for proximity based social networking is disclosed between mobile computing devices each having a short range communication (src) device using near field magnetic induction. The src devices can include at least two antennas to provide magnetic induction diversity.
Freelinc Technologies Inc.


 Systems and methods for substituting references to content patent thumbnailnew patent Systems and methods for substituting references to content
Techniques for substituting references to content shared within the social networking system. In an embodiment, a first reference to a first version of content is received.
Facebook, Inc.


 Fiber-based distributed data center architecture patent thumbnailnew patent Fiber-based distributed data center architecture
Systems and methods use a fiber-based network to provide both network access services such as internet, television, phone, and wide area networking services as well as distributed data processing services. Distributed computing nodes are provided in broadband gateways at homes and other premises in a fiber-based network to realize a distributed data center architecture.
Bell Grid Corporation


 Photo-sharing or exposure enabling social networking system. patent thumbnailnew patent Photo-sharing or exposure enabling social networking system.
This is a novel system and method(s) that provides a means for a social networking site by utilizing a photograph and posting the photograph on a storefront window or any window that can be posted on. The photograph may depict a user.

 Automatically identifying potentially fraudulent gaming accounts patent thumbnailnew patent Automatically identifying potentially fraudulent gaming accounts
In example embodiments, a method of mitigating the effects of fraudulent usage of game accounts is disclosed. One or more values stored in one or more fields of a row of a database table maintained by the game networking system are received.
Zynga Inc.


 Communicating plans for users of a social networking system patent thumbnailnew patent Communicating plans for users of a social networking system
Exemplary systems and methods for calendaring are provided. Exemplary systems include a natural language receiving component configured to receive a natural language entry corresponding to a future status, a calendar generation engine configured to create a calendar entry based on the natural language entry, a social network database configured for accessing and querying by the calendar generation engine, a privacy component configured to receive a privacy setting indicating a person who is approved to view the calendar entry, and a display module configured to display the calendar entry on a calendar.
Facebook, Inc.


 Personalized multimedia autographing system patent thumbnailnew patent Personalized multimedia autographing system
This invention provides the end-to-end control, networking, and data management for the 1.) identification of event signings, 2.) generation of push invitations to such events, 3.) personalization of ebooks via reader-author collaboration to embed personalized multimedia autographs (pmas) into the ebook or other media, 4.) event line control allowing readers to browse the bookstore or mingle while waiting for collaboration with the author during these events, 5.) capability for the readers and author to discuss the event on social media after the readers have registered for the event enabling the author to tailor his/her comments at the vent to the readers' interests; 6.) synchronization and archival of the pma among all of the reader's devices, 7.) integration of special services such as reserved seating as well as food and beverage that may make invitations to such events in the future very exclusive. This invention may be implemented using any one of several embodiments depending upon the retailer's business environment..

 Heavy hammer type wave power generation patent thumbnailnew patent Heavy hammer type wave power generation
The invention discloses a heavy hammer type wave power generation method and device. According to the invention, under the action of wave power and gravity, a floating box enables driving sprockets and guiding sprockets to turn leftwards or rightwards along a chain, the driving sprockets turn leftwards or rightwards by means of a speed-increasing gear in a speed-increasing box and a transmission mechanism for converting bidirectional swinging to unidirectional rotation, a generator shaft always rotates in one direction to generate power.

Message content delivery based on user interactions

Individual user interactions with a social networking site, which indicate user engagement with particular commercial media content, can be tracked. User group data is generated from the user interactions.
Iheartmedia Management Services, Inc.

Sharing television and video programming through social networking

In particular embodiments a social networking system captures data associated with video content provided to a first user of a social-networking system, identifies, using the captured data, the video content provided to the first user, and updates a graph of the social-networking system to associate the first user with the identified video content. The graph of the social-networking system has a plurality of nodes and edges connecting the nodes.
Facebook, Inc.

Sharing television and video programming through social networking

In particular embodiments, one or more computer systems of a social-networking system determine identities of one or more users in proximity to a display device and query a social graph of the social-networking system for social content associated with the determined identities. The social graph includes nodes and edges connecting the nodes.
Facebook, Inc.

Social context for applications

In one embodiment, a method includes identifying an application installed on a client device of a first user, and one or more second users of a social-networking system that are connected to the first user within the social-networking system. Data associated with the one or more second users may be determined.
Facebook, Inc.

Security policy unification across different security products

A management entity generates for display multiple icons, each icon representing an actor or a resource in a networking environment, and defines a generic security policy by receiving user input in the form of a line drawn between a first icon representing an actor and a second icon representing a resource to control abilities between the actor and the resource. The management entity translates the generic security policy to multiple native security policies each of which is based on a corresponding one of multiple native policy models associated with corresponding ones of multiple security devices, and supply data descriptive of the multiple native security policies to the corresponding ones of the security devices to configure the corresponding ones of the security devices to implement the native security policies..
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Automatic detection and prevention of network overload conditions using sdn

A controller node in a network implementing software defined networking (sdn) proactively detects network overload conditions in a target node and subsequently prevents the conditions from developing by launching a new virtual network node. The detection and prevention are based on the determination of a probability of failure of the target node as a weighted function of information from the target node and probabilities of failure of related nodes..
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Multi-domain centralized content-centric networking

A multi-domain centralized content-centric networking (mccn), including: a management layer; a control layer; and a data layer. The management layer communicates with the data layer through the control layer.
Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School

Routing protocols in information centric networking networks

A method of packet handling in an information centric networking (icn) network may be provided. A method may include receiving an interest packet at a network device, the interest packet identifying a functional chain including a plurality of functions.
Fujitsu Limited

Naming schemes and routing protocols in information centric networking networks

A method of packet handling in an information centric networking (icn) network may be provided. A method may include receiving an interest packet at a network device, the interest packet comprising a name including one or more entries.
Fujitsu Limited

Traffic-adaptive network control systems and methods

Traffic-adaptive network control systems and methods for a network, implemented by a server, include monitoring data associated with the network; generating a traffic forecast based on the monitored data; generating a schedule of actions based on a comparison of the traffic forecast to observed data; and causing orchestration of the actions in the network based on the generated schedule. The network can include a software defined networking (sdn) network..
Ciena Corporation

Network system

Network system comprising multiple access network gateways interconnected via networking equipment, each of the access network gateways being adapted for connecting user equipment devices to the network system, wherein the network system comprises a database wherein private networks are defined as groups of predetermined user equipment devices, and wherein the access network gateway are configured to interconnect user equipment devices belonging to a single private network via sdn service chains to emulate the single private network inside the network system.. .
Alcatel Lucent

Transmitters for optical narrowcasting

Systems and methods for optical narrowcasting are provided for transmitting various types of content. Optical narrowcasting content indicative of the presence of additional information along with identifying information may be transmitted.
Surefire Llc

Directed wireless communication

Disclosed herein are methods and apparatuses configured to direct wireless communication. In some embodiments, a networking apparatus is configured to generate a plurality of sequences of symbols for transmission to plurality of client devices; transmit the plurality of sequences to the plurality of client device via one or more beams focused toward the client devices; and transmit the first sequence of symbols and the second sequence of symbols at least partly simultaneously..
Xr Communications, Llc D/b/a Vivato Technologies

System and hosting a social networking website having a theme of achievement

A social networking website is themed toward achievements and/or accomplishments of users. As such, the social network may provide users with a unitary platform over which users can share a variety of different accomplishments of a variety of different accomplishment types, in a variety of categories, and/or involving a variety of different entities.
Bimodal Llc

Intelligent medical escalation process

A medical network service can replace or supplement some or all of an expensive internally staffed clinical facility network with a cloud-based networking service. The medical network service in certain embodiments can provide networking services via software as a service technologies, platform as a service technologies, and/or infrastructure as a service technologies.
Masimo Corporation

Enhanced predictive input utilizing a typeahead process

Particular embodiments may locally store, at a client device of a first user, information associated with a plurality of nodes and a plurality of edges of a social graph received from a social-networking system. The first user may be associated with a first node of the social graph.
Facebook, Inc.

Caller identification using communication network information

In one embodiment, a social networking system determines a user identifier of a caller placing a call to a receiving user based on the call's phone number, accesses one or more data stores for information associated with the caller, and present to the receiving user the information associated with the caller.. .
Facebook, Inc.

Small form-factor pluggable module

A small form-factor pluggable (sfp) module and related method are provided to perform additional packet processing in a communication network. The sfp module is generally configured to at least partially process data packets as they transit from a first networking equipment toward a second networking equipment in order to modify or otherwise update header information of the packets as a function of the content of their data payload.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

Self-adaptive control system for dynamic capacity management of latency-sensitive application servers

A self-adaptive control system based on proportional-integral (pi) control theory for dynamic capacity management of latency-sensitive application servers (e.g., application servers associated with a social networking application) are disclosed. A centralized controller of the system can adapt to changes in request rates, changes in application and/or system behaviors, underlying hardware upgrades, etc., by scaling the capacity of a cluster up or down so that just the right amount of capacity is maintained at any time.
Facebook, Inc.

User electronic device, user interface and computer program product

A user electronic device includes a storage unit, a processing unit, a networking unit and a screen. The screen displays a chat room interface for interacting with a group.
Throughtek Co., Ltd.

Remediating a security threat to a network

Remediating a security threat to a network includes obtaining, from a network, security information about the network to determine traffic patterns of the network, identifying, based on the traffic patterns of the network, a security threat to the network, determining, from a playbook library and a workflow library, a workflow template and at least one software-defined networking (sdn) flow rule template to remediate the security threat, and deploying, via a sdn controller, a sdn flow rule based on the at least one sdn flow rule template in the network to remediate the security threat by altering a control path of the network.. .
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development Lp

Managing multiple messages

This disclosure relates to systems and methods for managing multiple messages. In one example, a method includes determining a message transmission frequency threshold for a member of an online social networking service using responses from the member; receiving a message that is to be transmitted to the member; storing the message, without transmitting the message to the member, in a digest of messages for the member; and transmitting the digest to the member response to a send score for the digest exceeding a send score threshold, the send score calculated using the number of messages in the digest..
Linkedin Corporation

Dynamic allocation of flow table capacity

Examples relate to dynamic allocation of flow table capacity. In some examples, packet-in events of a networking device are monitored and processed to create active flow entries in a flow table.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development Lp

Method and device for providing network service, evaluating policy rule and selecting service assembly

The present disclosure discloses methods and devices for providing network service, evaluating a policy rule and selecting a service component. In the abovementioned architecture, a management layer is arranged to acquire a network service requirement of a user, and perform creation, orchestration and scheduling on function components on an execution layer based on the network service requirement; and the execution layer is arranged to provide the network service for the user, and/or, report information to be used by the management layer in a process of performing creation, orchestration and scheduling on the function components to the management layer, herein, the execution layer is formed by networking multiple function components, and the function components include at least one of the following: a network component and a business component..
Zte Corporation

Network devices for scalable point to multipoint networks

The present disclosure includes systems and techniques relating to point-to-multipoint (p2mp) communication networks and g.hn networking standards used therewith. In some implementations, the system includes a domain master (dm) network device and one or more network devices.
Marvell World Trade Ltd.

Directed wireless communication

Disclosed herein are methods and apparatuses configured to direct wireless communication. In some embodiments, a networking apparatus is configured to generate a plurality of sequences of symbols for transmission to plurality of client devices; transmit the plurality of sequences to the plurality of client device via one or more beams focused toward the client devices; receive information regarding the one or more beams from the client devices; and modify at least one of the one or more beams based on the information..
Xr Communications, Llc D/b/a Vivato Technologies

Determining influence in a social networking system

An influence metric describing the influence of a social networking system object on social networking system users is determined based on affinities between the users and the object. For example, affinities between the associated users and the object are combined to determine the influence metric.
Facebook, Inc.

Method and system for using social networks to verify entity affiliations and identities

Login credentials for at least one website, such as a social networking website, are received from a user purporting to act on behalf of an entity, for example, in the context of registering the entity with a system for electronic bill payment. Social data relating to the entity is retrieved from the websites using the login credentials.
Bill.com, Inc.

Entity-aware features for personalized job search ranking

In an example, a plurality of member profiles in a social networking service are obtained, each member profile identifying a member and listing one or more skills the corresponding member has explicitly added to the member profile, the one or more skills indicating a proficiency by the member in the corresponding skill. A members-skills matrix is formed, wherein each cell in the matrix is assigned a value based on whether the corresponding member has the corresponding skill.
Linkedin Corporation

Social networking data processing system based on communication framework with subject matter experts to improve web analytics analysis

A social networking-based web analytics data processing system having subject matter expert (sme) cognitive capability includes a data report dashboard module, and a rating module. The data report dashboard module includes an electronic hardware controller to generate an initial web analytics data report and to generate at least one inquiry associated with at least one abnormality included in the initial web analytics data report.
International Business Machines Corporation

Assigning social networking system users to households

Users of a social networking system are assigned to households using prediction models that rely, in part, on user profile information and social graph data. Information about users may be received by a social networking system through various channels (e.g., declared/profile information, user history, ip addresses, global positioning system (gps) data from check-in events and/or continuously provided by mobile devices, external household information, and/or social information).
Facebook, Inc.

Dynamic event detection system and method

A method for dynamic event detection based on content from a set of social networking systems including receiving content from the set of social networking systems, identifying a plurality of content associated with a geofence, the content that was generated within a predetermined time period, determining feature values from the plurality of content for each of a set of features, determining an event probability for the geofence based on the feature values, and detecting an event within the geofence in response to the event probability exceeding a threshold event probability.. .
Banjo, Inc.

Systems and methods for recommendation of topical authorities

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can determine one or more respective topics of interest for at least some users of a social networking system. At least some of the topics can be propagated to at least a first user, wherein the propagated topics were determined to be of interest to users that follow the first user in the social networking system.
Facebook, Inc.

Identifying expanding hashtags in a message

A social networking system receives messages from users that include hashtags. The social networking system may use a natural language model to identify terms in the hashtag corresponding to words or phrases of the hashtag.
Facebook, Inc.

Massively parallel computer, accelerated computing clusters, and two-dimensional router and interconnection network for field programmable gate arrays, and applications

An embodiment of a massively parallel computing system comprising a plurality of processors, which may be subarranged into clusters of processors, and interconnected by means of a configurable directional 2d router for networks on chips (nocs) is disclosed. The system further comprises diverse high bandwidth external i/o devices and interfaces, which may include without limitation ethernet interfaces, and dynamic ram (dram) memories.
Gray Research Llc

Information handling system automated wireless pairing of peripheral devices

A tablet information handling system keyboard stand stores pairing information in non-transitory memory accessed by an embedded controller upon detection of a physical connection with a tablet information handling system and communicated to an embedded controller in the tablet information handling system through the physical interface. Embedded controller cooperation coordinates configuration of a wireless personal area network interface without wireless communication or power applied to the wireless networking resources..
Dell Products L.p.

Interactive display telecommunication method and system

An interactive display communication device, and communication method and system using the device, are provided. The device comprises audio and video data input and output means and networking means, all operably interfaced with data processing means.
I-spy Digital Limited

A security and trust framework for virtualized networks

A framework, apparatus, system and method for realizing security and trust management for virtualized networks. A computing platform for implementation in a networking device of a virtualized network comprises a root-trusted module layer, which includes a root trust module for providing root trust; and a middleware layer, which includes system-level components configured to manage security and trust of virtualized network functions by verifying, establishing or maintaining trust with regard to the virtualized network functions based on the root trust.
Nokia Technologies Oy

Systems and methods for smart device networking

A system for smart device networking includes an endpoint that enables communication with a connected device, a bridge that communicates with the endpoint over a pan and relays pan communications to a wan, and a router that connects to the bridge through the wan and routes communication to and from the endpoint.. .
Helium Systems, Inc.

Application programming interface for premises networking device

A premises networking device includes hardware components including speakers, microphone, infrared sensor, spectrum analyzer and wireless interfaces. A touch screen display presents a user interface that provides information about network conditions and configuration settings and a menu for setting and changing configuration settings.
Starry, Inc.

Premises networking device user interface and operation

A premises networking device includes hardware components including speakers, microphone, infrared sensor, spectrum analyzer and wireless interfaces. A touch screen display presents a user interface that provides information about network conditions and configuration settings and a menu for setting and changing configuration settings.
Starry, Inc.

Method and device for evaluating local area network

A premises networking device includes hardware components including speakers, microphone, infrared sensor, spectrum analyzer and wireless interfaces. A touch screen display presents a user interface that provides information about network conditions and configuration settings and a menu for setting and changing configuration settings.
Starry, Inc.

Network management access network

A premises networking device includes hardware components including speakers, microphone, infrared sensor, spectrum analyzer and wireless interfaces. A touch screen display presents a user interface that provides information about network conditions and configuration settings and a menu for setting and changing configuration settings.
Starry, Inc.

Network connecting a private network with a virtual private network

A networking method including receiving, at an edge router of a cloud data center, a virtual private cloud (“vpc”) network communication from a private network via a dedicated physical connection line to the edge router. The vpc network communication is forwarded to a gateway hardware group via a first connection using virtual extensible local area network (“vxlan”) technology.
Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Social networking system which provides location information of related users

Systems, methods, apparatus and software have been discovered for use by individual users to monitor the geographic location of other people or assets with some relationship to the user. Once some manner of location information is determined, users have the ability to describe that location in various ways and control how that information is shared with other users..
Chemtron Research Llc

Adding paid links to media captions in a social networking system

An online system enables users to post media content items, comprising images or videos, for display to other users of the system. The online system receives media content from a posting user that is associated with a caption including text content.
Facebook, Inc.

Promotion unit for page advertisements

A social networking system generates and displays page promotion units to viewing users of the social networking system. The page promotion unit provides content to the viewing user to promote advertisement of a page that the viewing user administers or advertises for.
Facebook, Inc.

Automatically generating an electronic presentation from labor market data

This disclosure is directed to a social networking server that includes different engines and databases to support the generation of visually meaningful electronic presentations that present member-provided data in one or more graphical and understandable charts and graphs. An electronic presentation includes one or more electronic documents where various ones of the electronic documents are generated from templates that specify the “look-and-feel” for a given type of electronic document.
Linkedln Corporation

System and managing mobile communications

A device to automatically provide differing information levels according to a predetermined social hierarchy includes a memory and a processor. The memory stores social templates corresponding to unique social signatures and being selectable to provide, for each level of the predetermined social hierarchy, a corresponding differing amount of information to each member of the predetermined social hierarchy and/or a social networking service.
E.digital Corporation

Audience reach of different online advertising publishers

An advertisement impression management system receives an audience list that identifies a set of users associated with an interest topic. The system also identifies whether users associated with advertisements displayed by advertising publishers are in the received audience list.
Facebook, Inc.

Bridging skills gap

This disclosure provides for a social networking server that helps a member of a social networking service find a bridge between his or her current skill set and skills associated with a job listed on the social networking service. The social networking server forms a skills graph for the members of the social networking service, where nodes of the skills graph correspond to skills possessed by the members.
Linkedin Corporation

Social networking system for organization management

A computer implemented method and system for managing an organization in a virtual social network environment provides an organization management platform accessible to employees and clients over a communication network. The organization management platform acquires target goal criteria of the organization via a graphical user interface over the communication network, and creates multiple organizational groups based on the target goal criteria.
Vantage Agora Inc.

Online social networking system

A system and method for enabling users on an electronic social network to evaluate other users for purposes of establishing an affinity between the users prior to meeting. A plurality of candidate users individually create candidate user profiles and record candidate user recordings.

Shared memory communication in software defined networking

A virtual switch executes on a computer system to forward packets to one or more destinations. A method of the disclosure includes receiving, by a virtual switch application being executed by a processing device, a packet comprising a header, determining, that the packet does not match a distribution table associated with the virtual switch and storing, by the processing device, the packet to a shared memory buffer that is accessible to a network controller application being executed by the processing device..
Red Hat, Inc.

Presenting suggestion content in reaction to content generation

Content is presented to a user in reaction to the user generating content on an online system, such as a social networking system. A user with a role associated with a page provides content to the system to deliver to users of the system.
Facebook, Inc.

Premises networking device with interactive display and operation

A premises networking device includes hardware components including speakers, microphone, infrared sensor, spectrum analyzer and wireless interfaces. A touch screen display presents a user interface that provides information about network conditions and configuration settings and a menu for setting and changing configuration settings.
Starry, Inc.

Device and self-automated parking lot for autonomous vehicles based on vehicular networking

The present disclosure relates to a device and a method for self-automated parking lots for autonomous vehicles based on vehicular networking, advantageous in reducing parking movements and space. It is described a device for self-automated parking lot for autonomous vehicles based on vehicular networking, comprising: a vehicle electronic module for receiving, executing and reporting vehicle movements, a parking lot controller for managing and coordinating a group of vehicles in parking and unparking maneuvers, the vehicle module and controller comprising a vehicular ad hoc networking communication system.
Carnegie Mellon University

Communication apparatus, control method therefor, and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium

A communication apparatus belonging to a cluster based on neighbor awareness networking (nan), controls to establish a data link for performing data communication in the cluster, determines whether there is another cluster which can be integrated with the cluster, and decides, based on the determination result, a period during which the data link is established.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Routing protocol for advanced metering infrastructure system

There is provided an advanced metering infrastructure (ami) system including a plurality of gate-ways interconnected by a network comprising a plurality of subnets based on one or more types of networking protocols, each of the plurality of gateways communicatively coupled to or integrated in a metering device; and a concentrator connected to the network for receiving metering data from the metering devices. The concentrator and the plurality of gateways each defines a communication node in the network.
Power Automation Pte Ltd

Interconnection method and system of networking of piconet based on bluetooth low energy and conventional bluetooth

An interconnection method of networking of a piconet based on bluetooth low power and conventional bluetooth is provided. Each of peripheral devices advertise service type information and service address information to the surroundings.
Huizhou Tcl Mobile Communication Co., Ltd

Content-aware computer networking devices with video analytics for reducing video storage and video communication bandwidth requirements of a video surveillance network camera system

Disclosed are systems and methods for reducing video communication bandwidth requirements of a video surveillance network camera system that includes network communication paths between network video cameras producing video streams of scenes observed by the network video cameras and content-aware computer networking devices analyzing by video analytics video visual content of the video streams to provide managed video representing, at specified quality levels, samples of the scenes observed. Distribution of the managed video consumes substantially less network bandwidth than would be consumed by delivery through network communication paths a video stream at the specified quality level in the absence of analysis by the video analytics..
Avigilon Analytics Corporation

Protective case for adding wireless functionality to a handheld electronic device

A protective case for an electronic device may comprise a wireless adaptor for adding wireless capabilities, including support of additional wireless communication protocols, to the electronic device. The system may enable, for example, location based services functions, social networking functions, and messaging functions..
Blackbird Technology Holdings, Inc.

Session management for internet of things devices

The disclosure is directed to security management in communications involving computing devices, e.g. Internet of things (iot) devices.
Facebook, Inc.

System and improved social networking

A geographically defined social network is provided, the network including a personal communications device; a means for detection of data regarding a first networked user based on a predetermined geographic condition, and a means for delivery of said data regarding said first networked user to a second networked user in response to a geographically-defined user request. Other, “layered” options in which information originally concealed by the first user can be selectively revealed to subsequent users, and a wide variety of selection and data distribution criteria are also provided..

Splitting message channels

Various embodiments include a social networking system capable of configuring message channel requests based on a browser cookie and url subdomain. For example, the social networking system can extract a user identifier from a browser cookie of a web browser on the requesting device.
Facebook, Inc.

Servers, switches, and systems with switching module implementing a distributed network operating system

One networking device includes a switch module, a server, and a switch controller. The switch module has ports with a communications interface of a first type (ci1) and ports with a communications interface of a second type (ci2).
Pluribus Networks, Inc.

Method and system for distributed optimal caching of content over a network

A method and system is provided for distributed optimal caching for information centric networking. The system and method disclosed herein enables each router/node in the network to make an independent decision to solve the optimization problem based upon a cost feedback from its neighbors.
Tata Consultancy Services Limited

Performance of multi-processor computer systems

Embodiments of the invention may improve the performance of multi-processor systems in processing information received via a network. For example, some embodiments may enable configuration of a system such that information received can be distributed among multiple processors for efficient processing.
Microsoft Technology Licensing Llc

Security social networking

Data may be masked on public networks, such as social networking sites. At a publishing node, the system may monitor data input fields in a webpage that are processed by an internet browser.
Wave Systems Corp.

Method, device, and system for entering and displaying information about a user's life onto a social media website

A system and a method for sharing a life story of a user on a social networking platform are disclosed. A life story of the user may be created using at least one format of a text, audio, image, and video.

Determining phrase objects based on received user input context information

A composer interface allows a user to provide input, such as text data, to the social networking system. To reduce the number of inputs for a user to provide to the social networking system, one or more phrase objects are presented to the user when providing input.
Facebook, Inc.

Drone device security system

A fact checking system utilizes social networking information and analyzes and determines the factual accuracy of information and/or characterizes the information by comparing the information with source information. The social networking fact checking system automatically monitors information, processes the information, fact checks the information and/or provides a status of the information, including automatically modifying a web page to include the fact check results.

Drone device security system

A fact checking system utilizes social networking information and analyzes and determines the factual accuracy of information and/or characterizes the information by comparing the information with source information. The social networking fact checking system automatically monitors information, processes the information, fact checks the information and/or provides a status of the information, including automatically modifying a web page to include the fact check results.

Frame transmission wireless local area network and wireless local area network apparatus

Embodiments of the present invention disclose a frame transmission method for a wireless local area network and a wireless local area network apparatus, and relate to the field of communications technologies. According to the present invention, in a frame transmission process in a wlan, a frame sent by a wireless local area network wlan apparatus is received, and the frame of a particular standard is recognized by detecting a user common signal field included in the frame, so that backward compatibility of a wlan apparatus is implemented, and hybrid networking of wlan apparatuses of different standards can be supported, thereby improving flexibility of network deployment, and reducing complexity of networking..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Neighbor awareness networking multicast support

In some embodiments, one or more wireless stations operate to configure direct communication with neighboring mobile stations, e.g., direct communication between the wireless stations without utilizing an intermediate access point. Embodiments of the disclosure relate to a mechanism for a device to perform multicast communications amongst a group of peer devices.
Apple Inc.

Dynamic user-defined check-in points

Techniques and systems are disclosed for enhancing the flexibility and resiliency of mobile social networking platforms. Techniques enable dynamic, user-defined check-in points with mobile devices so that users may define ad hoc, location-based communities.
University Of Florida Research Foundation, Inc.

Identification of low-quality place-entities on online social networks

In one embodiment, an online social network accesses a social graph that includes a number of place-entity nodes each corresponding to a place-entity, and a number of user nodes each corresponding to a user. A heterogeneous graph is generated based on the place-entity nodes, user nodes, and n-gram nodes, each n-gram node corresponding to an n-gram in the name of at least one place-entity.
Facebook, Inc.

System and a security system

An apparatus and method is presented for network video management and recording of video signals and video analytics generated by a network of ip-enabled cameras. A set of ip cameras are connected in a lan to a network video recorder further connected by lan or wan to a set of client stations.
Razberi Technologies, Inc.

Attaching service level agreements to application containers and enabling service assurance

Providing a template for orchestration of a cloud provided service in a datacenter. This template can include virtual processing services, virtual networking services, storage services, and service level requirements that a user or administrator can select for the cloud provided service.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Automated social network introductions for e-meetings

Embodiments of the present invention provide a method, system and computer program product for automated social networking for e-meetings. In an embodiment of the invention, a method for automated social networking for e-meetings is provided.
International Business Machines Corporation

Method and protection apparatus to prevent malicious information communication in ip networks by exploiting benign networking protocols

Systems and methods of the disclosure can implement intrusion radiation protection (irp) to prevent malicious ip traffic in a secure network. The irp system can receive an ip packet, determine that a protocol of the ip packet matches a predetermined policy of a plurality of predetermined policies, classify the ip packet based on the predetermined policy and a size of the ip packet, inspect a payload of the ip packet responsive to the classification to determine features of the ip packet, determine that one of the features of the ip packet is improper based on the classification, and flag the ip packet as suspect based on the determination.
Belden, Inc.

Multi-drop unidirectional services in a network

Systems and methods for a multi-drop, unidirectional service in a network include, responsive to a source point, one or more drop points, and a routing consideration, computing a path in the network; causing establishment of the multi-drop, unidirectional service on the computed path, through one of a control plane and a software defined networking (sdn) controller; and managing the multi-drop, unidirectional service through the one of the control plane and the sdn controller. The multi-drop, unidirectional service has the source point at an originating node, one or more drop points at associated intermediate nodes, zero or more intermediate nodes with no drop points, and one or more drop points at associated terminating nodes..
Ciena Corporation

Method and tracking objects and people

An object locating, identifying, tracking, and surveillance system, denoted the assets locating, tracking, and surveillance system (altss), is provided for managing physical objects and evidence in environments such as police departments, law offices, and the courts. Altss employs radio frequency identification (rfid) technology, computer programming and database applications, networking technologies, and hardware elements.
Automated Tracking Solutions, Llc

Systems methods devices circuits and associated computer executable code for taste profiling of internet users

Disclosed are systems, methods, devices, circuits, and associated computer executable code for taste profiling of internet or network users. A user events analysis server filters out vast amounts of irrelevant data, hard to isolate in conventional methods, and extracts valuable data from web-browsing or networking events.
Jinni Media Ltd.

Inferring qualities of a place

The present disclosure is directed toward systems and methods for inferring one or more qualities of a place based on social networking system activity associated that place. The present disclosure is also directed toward systems and methods for providing a multi-step search tool that utilizes the inferred qualities of places within a geographic area to provide a user with a more meaningful search experience..
Facebook, Inc.

Structured data in a business networking feed

Disclosed are database systems, methods, systems, and computer program products for providing tabular data in a social network feed. In some implementations, a server of a database system stores, in a database, social network feed data comprising a plurality of feed items as data objects.
Salesforce.com, Inc.

Emi testing deviation correction system

An emi testing deviation correction system includes an emi testing facility. A signal provisioning device in the emi testing facility includes a power connector coupling coupled to a networking port.
Dell Products L.p.

Digital message delivery using ad-hoc distributed device networking

Embodiments include method, systems and computer program products for digital message delivery using ad-hoc distributed device networking. In some embodiments, it may be determined that a first device comprising a first device cloud is within a dead zone.
International Business Machines Corporation

Backhaul fabric for wireless network

A plurality of networking nodes provides a wireless network fabric that serves at least two devices. Each networking node stores global communication topology information for the wireless network fabric.
Nant Holdings Ip, Llc

Wireless communication device linking in an industrial automation environment

Techniques to facilitate linking a control device to a specific industrial asset in an industrial automation environment are disclosed herein. In at least one implementation, an initiating link is established between a mobile device and a target device (e.g., the target device being selected from one or more industrial assets discovered within a close-range initiating range of a proximity communication system of the mobile device).
Rockwell Automation Technologies, Inc.

Systems and methods for utilizing social metrics to provide videos in video categories

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can identify a set of video categories. A first video content item can be acquired from a first user.
Facebook, Inc.

Systems and methods for enhancing media with optically narrowcast content

Systems and methods for optical narrowcasting are provided for transmitting various types of content. Optical narrowcasting content indicative of the presence of additional information along with identifying information may be transmitted.
Surefire Llc

Graphical user interface optical narrowcasting

Systems and methods for optical narrowcasting are provided for transmitting various types of content. Optical narrowcasting content indicative of the presence of additional information along with identifying information may be transmitted.
Surefire Llc

Systems and methods for surveying users

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can determine at least one survey to be presented to users of the social networking system, wherein the survey is targeted to a number of users at each time interval. A uniform distribution of users that may be surveyed is determined, wherein users in the uniform distribution are each assigned a numerical value.
Facebook, Inc.

Correlating media consumption data with user profiles

In one embodiment, one or more computer systems of a social-networking system retrieve a user profile for a user associated with a media device. The one or more computer systems of a social-networking system receive media consumption.
Facebook, Inc.

Multiparty real-time communications support over information-centric networking

Embodiments include technologies for creating a manifest for a conferencing event in a network, adding a name tag identifying the conferencing event to the manifest, receiving an interest packet including one or more parameters indicating a named flow being produced at a source node, adding content metadata of the named flow to the manifest, and sending the manifest to the source node. Further embodiments include adding, to the manifest, session-level metadata associated with a user of the source node.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Browser with integrated privacy controls and dashboard for social network data

Particular embodiments comprise a method, by one or more computer systems, for accessing a structured document from an external website, wherein the structured document includes markup language containing instructions identifying social network data elements of a social networking system, processing the markup language in the structured document to locate the social network data elements, rendering the structured document based on the markup language, wherein the displayable web page includes one or more of the located social network data elements of the social networking system, and displaying one or more of the located social network data elements of the social networking system proximal to the rendered web page on a display.. .
Facebook, Inc.

Using social graph for account recovery

A social networking system performs account recovery for a user with the help of the user's connections (e.g., friends). The social networking system selects connections of the user based on information indicating likelihood of real-world interactions between the user and the selected connections.
Facebook, Inc.

Sequentially serving network security devices using a software defined networking (sdn) switch

Systems and methods for an sdn switch that provides service group chaining for sequentially serving multiple network security devices are provided. According to one embodiment, a packet received by the switch is processed by a first fpu based on a first set of rules and forwarded conditionally to a first security device.
Fortinet, Inc.

Dynamic chat box

In one embodiment, a method includes receiving from multiple client devices real time click-stream data indicative of multiple users accessing a content object within a structured document displayed as a web page and storing presence information associated with each of the users in a server associated with a social-networking system. The method also includes identifying one or more of the users based on the presence information, where each of the identified users accessed the content object within a specified time period and the identified users are within a specified degree of separation from each other on the social-networking system.
Facebook, Inc.

Withdrawal of a message sent in a social networking system

Some embodiments of a method for withdrawal a message include receiving, by a mobile device, an input to send a first message to a first recipient, the first message containing at least one image or video. The mobile device processes the first message for transmittal to the first recipient.
Facebook, Inc.

Cardinality based packet processing in software-defined networking (sdn) switches

Systems and methods for scalable sdn devices having ports/network interfaces mapped to cardinal flow processing (cfp) units are provided. According to one embodiment, an incoming packet is received, at a software-defined networking (sdn) switch.
Fortinet, Inc.

Packet routing using a software-defined networking (sdn) switch

Systems and methods for an sdn switch that facilitates forwarding/differential routing decision determination are provided. A packet is received at an input port of the sdn switch.
Fortinet, Inc.

Application based conditional forwarding and load balancing in a software defined networking (sdn) architecture

Systems and methods for an sdn switch that provides application-based conditional forwarding and session-aware load balancing are provided. According to one embodiment, a packet is received at an input port of a software defined networking (sdn) switch.
Fortinet, Inc.

Method and electronic device for controlling networking state of terminal

This disclosure provides a method and electronic device for controlling the networking state of a terminal. The method includes the following steps: acquiring a total remaining traffic and time information corresponding to the total remaining traffic information; determining a monitoring period according to the time information; calculating and judging whether the actually used traffic of the terminal exceeds the total remaining traffic or not in real time in each monitoring period; and when the calculated actually used traffic exceeds the remaining traffic, controlling the terminal to disconnect network connection..
Lemobile Information Technology (beijing) Co., Ltd.

Computing system with off-load processing for networking related tasks

A method is described that comprises executing a service selection method on an off load processor of a computing system to select an available network service for handling traffic sent to/from a handheld device. The execution of the service selection method is performed while a main cpu of said computing system is in a low power state..
Intel Corporation

Optical telecommunications devices, systems, and methods

Optical telecommunications devices, systems, and methods. In some implementations, an optical networking unit (onu) includes a multi-rate receiver having an operating bandwidth that is selected operationally based on physical layer characteristics of received signals and information received from a mac.
Adtran, Inc.

Systems and methods for ad-hoc networking in an optical narrowcasting system

Systems and methods for optical narrowcasting are provided for transmitting various types of content. Optical narrowcasting content indicative of the presence of additional information along with identifying information may be transmitted.
Surefire Llc

Systems and methods for ad-hoc networking in an optical narrowcasting system

Systems and methods for optical narrowcasting are provided for transmitting various types of content. Optical narrowcasting content indicative of the presence of additional information along with identifying information may be transmitted.
Surefire Llc

Systems and methods for tiling optically narrowcast signals

Systems and methods for optical narrowcasting are provided for transmitting various types of content. Optical narrowcasting content indicative of the presence of additional information along with identifying information may be transmitted.
Surefire Llc

Receivers for optical narrowcasting

Systems and methods for optical narrowcasting are provided for transmitting various types of content. Optical narrowcasting content indicative of the presence of additional information along with identifying information may be transmitted.
Surefire Llc

System, method, and outdoor estimation

A system for preparing and presenting a proposal at a property utilizes wide-area networking to retrieve an aerial photograph or satellite image of the property, onto which a sales person indicates the locations, types, and specifications of fixtures on the property that are available for upgrade/replacement. Once the image/photograph is complete, the system accesses current pricing and installation costs for the fixtures and generates a proposal that is provided to the property owner.
Sitelite, Llc

Identifying entities using a deep-learning model

In one embodiment, a method includes accessing a first set of entities, with which a user has interacted, and a second set of entities in a social-networking system. A first set of vector representations of the first set of entities are determined using a deep-learning model.
Facebook, Inc.

Optical narrowcasting augmented reality

Systems and methods for optical narrowcasting are provided for transmitting various types of content. Optical narrowcasting content indicative of the presence of additional information along with identifying information may be transmitted.
Surefire Llc

Wireless rfid networking systems and methods

Embodiments of the present invention include a wireless access point that acquires and processes radio frequency identification (rfid) information. The wireless access point may be coupled to a network of rfid readers over a wireless network.
Radiofy Llc

Aggregating social networking system user information for display via stories

To generate stories for presentation to social networking system users, one or more story generation engines receives a set of actions of social networking system users. Various story generation engines output stories of different types that collect particular types of actions and arrange the actions in a specified format for presentation.
Facebook, Inc.

Characterizing data using descriptive tokens

In one embodiment, a method includes a computing device receiving postings from users of an online social networking system. A postings may include location data along with one or more tags that may describe the content of the posting.
Facebook, Inc.

Mesh networking of access points for load balancing

A mesh network may be established between a plurality of access points to facilitate load balancing for one or more of the access points. The mesh network may define a plurality of communication routes through the access points having capabilities sufficient to facilitate or mimic communications underperforming or being unavailable at the access point requesting load balancing..
Cable Television Laboratories, Inc.

Systems and methods for providing mobility aspects to applications in the cloud

An exemplary system according to the present disclosure comprises at least one mobility networking module implemented in at least one lower tier radiolet. The mobility network module performs one or more traffic data plane functions.
Alef Mobitech Inc.

Method and electronic device for sharing multimedia information

A method and an electronic device for sharing multimedia information, including: receiving a request for sharing multimedia information from a user; acquiring a number of sharing times of at least two social networking application software for sharing the multimedia information; and ranking the at least two social networking application softwares in an application list based on the number of sharing times of each of the at least two social networking application software and displaying the application list for the user to select.. .
Lemobile Information Technology (beijing) Co., Ltd.

System for providing location-based social networking services to users of mobile devices

A system (1) includes a plurality of mobile devices (21 . .
Geospock Limited

User datagram protocol networking stability improvement

The present invention relates to a udp networking method which improves the stability against a data damage occurring during a transmission by configuring an additional header area in a udp transmission packet. The udp (user datagram protocol) networking method for stability improvement may include the steps of: (a) generating, by a transmission terminal, a udp packet fey fragmenting transmission data on a packet basis; (b) transmitting, by the transmission terminal, the generated udp packet to a reception terminal (c) determining, by the reception terminal, whether the received udp packet has an error; (d) storing, by the reception terminal, error information on udp packet reception and detecting an error pattern; (e) transmitting, by the reception terminal, the detected error pattern to the transmission terminal; and (f) resetting, by the transmission terminal, a packet transmission pattern by reflecting the error pattern.
Nettention Co., Ltd.

Selecting content items provided to groups including a social networking system user based on interaction with the content items by social networking system users

A social networking system maintains various groups that each include one or more users and maintains information describing interactions by users with the social networking system. The social networking system selects various content items provided to groups including the user based on amounts of interaction with content items provided to groups including the user by other social networking system users as well as amounts of time since the social networking system obtained various content items provided to the groups.
Facebook, Inc.

Systems and methods for establishing and maintaining virtual computing clouds

networking systems and methods for establishing and maintaining virtual computing clouds are disclosed. A networking system can comprise a server and various instances of a software agent, each agent being installed on a computing device participating in a virtual computing cloud.
Admiemobile Llc

Optimizing multimedia streaming in wlans (wireless local access networks) with a remote sdn (software-defined networking) controller

An sdn controller to provision network resources at a data plane to keep progressive downloads of multimedia files proportional to encoding rates is disclosed. Packets from a new or unknown flow being downloaded at a default rate are forwarded from an access point, or other device, to an sdn controller for analysis.
Fortinet, Inc.

Social networking interactions with portions of digital videos

The present disclosure is directed toward systems and methods for interacting with portions of digital video within a social networking system. For example, systems and methods described herein enable a user to select a portion of a digital video and share or like just the portion of the digital video, rather than the entire digital video.
Facebook, Inc.

Social networking interactions with portions of digital videos

The present disclosure is directed toward systems and methods for interacting with portions of digital video within a social networking system. For example, systems and methods described herein enable a user to select a portion of a digital video and share or like just the portion of the digital video, rather than the entire digital video.
Facebook, Inc.

Comment ordering system

In one embodiment, a social networking system receives a request by a first user for user comments associated with a content object, accesses a data store of user comments to retrieve a set of user comments associated with the content object, orders the set of user comments based on a time value associated with each comment of the set of user comment, adjusts the order of user comments based on social graph information of the first user, and presents the adjusted list of user comments to the first user.. .
Facebook, Inc.

Systems and methods for providing shared content-based minutiae post recommendations

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can receive shared content information associated with a content item selected by a user for sharing on a social networking system. A minutiae post recommendation is determined based on the shared content information.
Facebook, Inc.

Systems and methods for ranking calls to action based on information associated with online resources

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can identify a page within a social networking system. Information associated with at least one of the page or a representative of the page can be acquired.
Facebook, Inc.

Accounting for user interaction with a social networking system when notifying the user of content provided to a group maintained by the social networking system including that user

A social networking system maintains various groups that each include one or more users and maintains information describing interactions by users with the social networking system. Based on interactions with the social networking system by the user, the social networking system determines a time interval when the user most frequently interacts with the social networking system.
Facebook, Inc.

Selectively providing access to digital content in social networking services

Implementations of the present disclosure include actions of defining a first group of contacts, the first group of contacts being defined based on input provided by a user of a social networking service and including other users of the social networking service, receiving a first selection of a first attribute associated with the first group of contacts, the first attribute providing that at least some digital content distributed by contacts is accessible to the user, and non-public digital content associated with the user that is inaccessible to at least one of the contacts, defining a distribution group associated with an item that is to be distributed, the distribution group including a plurality of groups of contacts, determining that the first group is included in the distribution group, and distributing the item to contacts in the distribution group except for contacts also in the first group.. .
Google Inc.

Dynamic change management for correspondence to enable live file attachments

A text exchange correspondence conveyed within a computing system can be analyzed. The correspondence can be associated with a sending timestamp.
International Business Machines Corporation

Apparatus and methods to aggregate fcoe (fibre channel over ethernet) filter rules of a single interface in a single or few rules on a first-hop fcoe networking element

In one embodiment, an apparatus can include a filter module configured to receive multiple media access control (mac) addresses associated with multiple virtual ports instantiated at a first network device. Each virtual port from the multiple virtual ports can be associated with a mac address from the multiple mac addresses.
Juniper Networks, Inc.

System and customizing standard device-orientated services within a high scale deployment

According to an aspect of the present disclosure, a method is provided that monitors networking devices based on first set of key performance indicators (kpi), which are based on a first service agreement. The method also includes receiving a second configuration template defining a second set of kpis for monitoring the network devices.
Ca, Inc.

Peer-to-peer wireless controller topology provisioning system

A peer-to-peer wireless controller topology provisioning system includes plurality of networking devices. A plurality of peer-to-peer wireless controllers are included in each networking device and are each configured to control a portion of a single wireless link with another peer-to-peer wireless controller.
Dell Products L.p.

Telemetry adaptation

Methods, systems, and storage media for telemetry adaptation are disclosed herein. In an embodiment, a networking device may include a data collector agent module to receive measurement data from measurement sources according to an initial telemetry policy and to provide the measurement data to the one or more servers of the monitoring system.
Intel Corporation

Low transit loss add-drop multiplexing node for all optical networking

Methods and apparatus for add-drop multiplexing in all optical networking are provided. A tunable optical filter is controlled to drop a first portion of an incoming optical signal in a first wavelength band and pass a second portion of the incoming optical signal in a second wavelength band.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Systems and methods for predicting page activity to optimize page recommendations

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can determine a plurality of candidate entities for recommendation to a user of a social networking system. A predicted activity objective value model configured to calculate activity stores for candidate entities is established.
Facebook, Inc.

Systems and methods for generating and managing customer context information

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can establish a merchant account on a social networking system associated with a first merchant. A customer profile associated with the first merchant and a first customer is established.
Facebook, Inc.

Systems and methods for blending content items

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can determine respective rates at which one or more types of content items were presented to users of the social networking system over a period of time. Each content item can be associated with a respective bid.
Facebook, Inc.

Systems and methods for promoting content items

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can determine a content item to be promoted to one or more users of the social networking system. At least one seed content item in the social networking system that is similar to the content item to be promoted can be determined.
Facebook, Inc.

Advertisement relevance score using social signals

An online system, such as a social networking system, displays a plurality of advertisements to users. The system selects an ad to display to a user based on a bidding system.
Facebook, Inc.

Online friend referral system

Responsive to detecting a referral event, a referral engine can automatically facilitate referrals for service providers by broadcasting a referral inquiry to associates. Any friend, business associate, class mate, e-mail contact, telephone contact, social networking friend or follower, or the like, having personal experience with an appropriate service provider can provide a referral to the inquirer.
Cloudmondo, Inc.

Systems and methods to de-duplicate features for machine learning model

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer readable media are configured to determine a feature set for a model to be trained by machine learning. A subset of features from the feature set can be associated with entities having relationship types and corresponding to pages on a social networking system.
Facebook, Inc.

Recommending pages of content to an online system user by identifying content from recommended pages to the user

An online system, such as a social networking system, recommends pages of content to users. The recommendation is presented in a recommendation unit presenting one or more representations of pages to a user.
Facebook, Inc.

Systems and methods for filtering page recommendations

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can determine a profile model for a page that is accessible through the social networking system, the profile model describing one or more modal characteristics of users of the social networking system that have fanned the page. A determination can be made that the page should be recommended to a first user of the social networking system based at least in part on the profile model.
Facebook, Inc.

Vehicle speed control system

One or more techniques and/or systems are disclosed for limiting a speed of a vehicle. A speed control device, operably coupled with a vehicle management system, can be configured to limit an engine speed based at least upon: an identified speed of the vehicle; a pre-determined speed limit for a location of the vehicle, identified in real-time; and a pre-determined speed threshold for the vehicle.
Aytomic Technology, Llc

Client-driven dynamic channel adaptation in wireless networking

A client station (sta), when operating in a wireless network, receives data sent by an access point (ap) on a first channel comprising at least one subchannel. During reception of the data on the first channel, the sta monitors channel availability of an additional set of one or more subchannels.

Narrow beam mesh network

Methods, apparatuses, and systems relating to narrow beam communications and wireless networking are disclosed. Exemplary methods for wireless networking and communications may include identifying a geographic area, receiving topography data related to the geographic area, analyzing the topography data, identifying a first line of sight path related to a first access point location and one or more customer premises device locations based at least in part on the analyzing, and identifying a second line of sight path based at least in part on a predetermined amount..
Vivint, Inc.

Multiple sensor data processor interface and relay

The present invention relates generally to a system and method of networking and interconnecting a large number of various types of sensors to a remote location in an efficient manner. Specifically, the invention utilizes a flexible, configurable, scalable and power-efficient sensor interface relay architecture to gather sensor data from various locations and then relay it to a remote location via the internet..
Camgian Microsystems Corp.

System and synchronizing data objects in a cloud based social networking environment

Methods and systems are provided for synchronizing and sharing data objects. The method includes configuring a set of permissions, within a collaboration site, to define a sharing configuration to allow sharing of a set of data objects between a group of computing devices comprising a first computing device and second computing devices; updating a data object at the first computing device; receiving an updated data object at the collaboration site from a sync client of the first computing device in response to saving the updated data object; automatically synchronizing the updated data object at the collaboration site; and automatically pushing the updated data object from the collaboration site to the second computing devices to share the updated data object in accordance with the sharing configuration..
Salesforce.com, Inc.

Upload of multimedia content

A full multimedia content is broadcasted or multicasted to end users from a network node (2; 2a). The end users select a respective multimedia content from the full multimedia content and send a respective index associated with the respective selected multimedia content to a network node (2; 2b) to trigger uploading of the respective selected multimedia content or a version thereof on a social networking server (4) on behalf of the end users.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Method and using software defined networking and network function virtualization to secure residential networks

A service provider device includes a controller having a memory and a processor. The controller is configured to receive a device access request from the client device via a residential network, the server provider device being located external to the residential network and detect a communication type identifier associated with the device access request.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Global contact-point registry for peer network devices

Previous solutions to the problem of maintaining up-to-date network device addressing, fail to provide systems or processes that efficiently share and obtain addressing information of networking devices in a given network. By contrast, and to that end, various implementations disclosed herein include systems, methods and apparatuses that generate a registry request message, where the registry request message includes a first portion characterized by a first write privilege and a second portion characterized by a second write privilege different from the first write privilege.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Media plug-in for third-party system

In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a request to display a media plug-in on a third-party website hosted by a third-party system, determining media content associated with the request to display the media plug-in, and determining whether the third-party website is being viewed by a user that is currently logged in to the social-networking system. The method further includes determining one or more user-selectable objects based at least on the determined media content and the determination of whether the user is currently logged in to the social-networking system and providing the determined one or more user-selectable objects for display in the media plug-in on the third-party website.
Facebook, Inc

Offline prompts of online social network mentions

A system, method and apparatus for executing scripts to provide offline prompts in a social networking application are provided. A social networking application operating on a mobile device in an offline mode receives an input comprising a sequence of characters from a user of the mobile device.
Salesforce.com, Inc.

Selective content dissemination based on social media content analysis

A computer implemented method for selective dissemination of social media content is provided. The computer implemented method receives social media content associated with a first user at a social networking site and classifies the social media content associated with the first user into at least one social network community.
International Business Machines Corporation

Network-enabled family members with shared interests or futures to mutually assist one another

A social networking device and method that creates a new virtual private network and interface for family members that have shared interests in each other's health, finances, travel, calendars, special events, debts, and physical access to assets. Fundamental to these interests are their individual respective commitments to help one another, and need for automation to assist them with the means needed to be made aware and the tools needed to be effective.

Adaptive software defined networking controller

Embodiments of the present invention provide methods, computer program products, and systems for generating a shortest data path for data packets. Embodiments of the present invention can be used to exclude switches at or near their maximum capacity of flow entries from the shortest data path calculation.
International Business Machines Corporation

Openflow configured horizontally split hybrid sdn nodes

A method is provided by a network element to execute a forwarding information base (fib) manager to program a packet forwarding function of the network element. The fib manager supports a hybrid control plane with software defined networking (sdn) and local control plane processes.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Intelligent devices in a software-defined network

There is disclosed a network device having a network interface; and one or more logic elements comprising a flow table engine operable to: receive a network packet via the network interface; perform a logging action to make the network packet traceable; and notify a software-defined networking (sdn) controller of the logging action via the network interface. There is also disclosed an sdn controller having a network interface; first one or more logic elements comprising a software-defined networking (sdn) controller engine to provide sdn controller services; and second one or more logic elements comprising a route tracing engine, operable to: receive a logging action for a network packet from a network device via the network interface; and update a logging table from the logging action.
Mcafee, Inc.

Networking device monitoring system and method

The present invention provides a system monitoring a networking device and reset the same when the network device does not function properly. The system may include a remote server monitoring the power supplying device and send out a notification to a predetermined terminal about the status of the networking device..
Dawon Dns

Techniques to detect foreground processes

Techniques to detect foreground processes are described. In one embodiment, for example, an apparatus may comprise a client data reception component operative to receive a series of active process lists from a plurality of client devices via the networking interface controller on the server device; a graph construction component operative to construct a plurality of active process graphs based on the active process lists, wherein each client device is associated with a single active process graph, wherein each node in each of the plurality of active process graphs corresponds to an active process on an associated client device, wherein each pair of connected nodes in each graph corresponds to a concurrence of an associated pair of active processes on an associated client device; and a graph analysis component operative to determine foreground processes based on the constructed active process graphs.
Facebook, Inc.

Identification of networking component application programming interfaces

A request to identify a networking component of a network is received. An application programming interface signature is selected.
Ca, Inc.

Wireless networking communication methods, systems, and devices operable using harvested power

Example devices described herein include endpoint devices which may communicate with an access point device by modulating a channel associated with the wireless communication to encode transmit data. The channel modulation may be performed by utilizing a switch to control an impedance of an antenna at the endpoint device to either reflect or absorb wireless network communication signals received by the endpoint device.
University Of Washington



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