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 Distributed channel selection for wireless networks patent thumbnailDistributed channel selection for wireless networks
Wireless networking devices scan for available channels and gather data about the channels and the rf environment. Using this information, each wireless networking device determines a cost value for each available channel and a quality value for its overall rf neighborhood.
Aerohive Networks, Inc.


 Wireless chip-to-chip switching patent thumbnailWireless chip-to-chip switching
Embodiments of the invention provide a system and method for chip to chip communications in electronic circuits. In one embodiment, a networking device includes an input port circuit having a transmitter circuit coupled one or more transmitter antennas, wherein the input port circuit transmits a data packet to a first output port circuit using millimeter wave signals.
Texas Instruments Incorporated


 Determining device locations for emergency service calls patent thumbnailDetermining device locations for emergency service calls
A mobile phone or other mobile device is configured to compute a location code based on wi-fi or other wireless networking configuration parameters. The location code is computed as a cryptographic hash of the configuration parameters and is provided to a telecommunications system that supports wi-fi or other wlan voice services.
T-mobile Usa, Inc.


 Next generation terrestrial broadcasting platform aligned internet and towards emerging 5g network architectures patent thumbnailNext generation terrestrial broadcasting platform aligned internet and towards emerging 5g network architectures
A next generation broadcast platform (ngbp) is disclosed that utilizes 5g software-defined networking (sdn) and network function virtualization (nfv) technologies. The ngbp is designed to enable a new paradigm for broadcasters, wherein the model of fixed wireless spectrum access granted only to the licensees of the spectrum is replaced by a flexible model in which licensed spectrum is pooled together and allocated dynamically to broadcast licensees as well as outside tenants.
One Media, Llc


 Mobility of application services in a distributed computing system patent thumbnailMobility of application services in a distributed computing system
The disclosure is directed to moving an application, e.g., a messenger service in a social networking application, to various locations in a distributed computing system, e.g., to improve an efficiency of the application. For example, the application can be moved to a data center that is closer to a location of a user to decrease a latency associated with accessing the application.
Facebook, Inc.


 Control plane redundancy system patent thumbnailControl plane redundancy system
A control plane redundancy system includes a control system that is configured to provide a plurality of control plane functionalities to a network, a primary networking device that is configured to establish a first communication connection with the control system, and a secondary networking device that is configured to establish a second communication connection with the primary networking device and a third communication connection with the control system. The primary networking device can transmit to the control system a secondary networking device identifier that identifies the secondary networking device as a redundant networking device for the primary networking device when the first communication connection is unavailable.
Dell Products L.p.


 Attack data packet processing method, apparatus, and system patent thumbnailAttack data packet processing method, apparatus, and system
An attack data packet processing method, an apparatus, and a system are provided. The method includes receiving, by a management node, description information of an attack data packet and an attack type of the attack data packet, where the description information and the attack type are sent by an awareness node; determining a processing policy on the attack data packet of the attack type according to the attack type; and sending the description information and the processing policy to a switch using a software-defined networking controller, so that the switch performs an operation indicated by the processing policy on the attack data packet with the description information..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


 Exchanging personal information to determine a common interest patent thumbnailExchanging personal information to determine a common interest
A user agent of a user selects another user having a user agent. The user agents exchange personal information about the user and personal information about the other user.
Four Mile Bay, Llc


 Real buddies patent thumbnailReal buddies
A social networking website that connects people with different exercise interest whether walking, jogging or running. The member will create a profile account wherein they can invite or accept another account holders with the same exercise interest.

 Auto-scaling software-defined monitoring platform for software-defined networking service assurance patent thumbnailAuto-scaling software-defined monitoring platform for software-defined networking service assurance
Concepts and technologies disclosed herein are directed to an auto-scaling software-defined monitoring (“sdm”) platform for software-defined networking (“sdn”) service assurance. According to one aspect of the concepts and technologies disclosed herein, an sdm controller can monitor event data associated with a network even that occurred within a virtualized ip sdn network that is monitored by a virtualized sdm resources platform.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.


Hybrid transport - application network fabric apparatus

A hybrid routing—application network fabric apparatus is presented where a fabric apparatus has multiple apparatus components or resources that can be dedicated to one or more application topologies. The apparatus can receive a topology image definition file describing an application topology and the apparatus can dedicate its local components for use with the application topology.
Nant Holdings Ip, Llc

Devices and methods for network integration of an hvac device

A communication circuit for providing communication to an actuator. The communication circuit includes a device interface and a network interface.
Johnson Controls Technology Company

Graphical output of characteristics of person

Aspects of the present disclosure relate to generating a graphical output of characteristics of a person. A server accesses information about a person, the information comprising one or more of: a public social networking service profile of the person, information submitted by the person, an assessment of the person, and data published by the person.
Linkedin Corporation

Systems and methods for customizing content

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can determine that a user operating a computing device has accessed a content item through the social networking system. A determination is made that the content item includes at least a first section of content and a second section of content, wherein the first section of content is restricted to users that are associated with a group of users, and wherein the second section of content is available to all users.
Facebook, Inc.

Material dispenser and notification system

A system for medicine dosage compliance may comprise a dispensing component that provides for medicine to be dispensed based at least upon authorized identification of a user and a secondary authorizer. The dispensing component may comprise an identity authentication component that automatically authenticates an identity of the user and the secondary authorizer at the time of a dispensing event.
Firstenergy Ventures Corp.

Drone device security system for protecting a package

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.

Systems and methods for a smart gateway sdn-based backhaul architecture for small cells

A new access networking framework is provided for supporting small cell deployments based on the sharing of network resources. A smart gateway framework flexibly accommodates enb connections and dynamically assigns uplink transmission resources to the enbs.
Arizona Board Of Regents On Behalf Of Arizona State University

Synchronization of media rendering in heterogeneous networking environments

Techniques are disclosed for synchronizing media rendering among a plurality of networked terminals. A first terminal may receive communication from another terminal that correlates a network time to a first portion of a media item to be rendered on the terminals.
Apple Inc.

Activity information sharing method and apparatus

A real-time activity information sharing method performed at a user terminal include: invoking, by the user terminal, an activity tracking application running on the user terminal; establishing, by the user terminal, a near field communication connection between the activity tracking application and a real-time activity information collection apparatus located adjacent the user terminal; executing, by the user terminal, a control instruction on the activity tracking application that causes the real-time activity information collection apparatus to processes real-time activity information associated with a user of the user terminal; receiving, by the user terminal, real-time activity information collected by the real-time activity information collection apparatus of a current activity of the user on the activity tracking application; and sharing, by the user terminal, the real-time activity information on a social networking application by using the control instruction on the activity tracking application running on the user terminal.. .
Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited

Apparatus for internetworked wireless integrated network sensors (wins)

The wireless integrated network sensor next generation (wins ng) nodes provide distributed network and internet access to sensors, controls, and processors that are deeply embedded in equipment, facilities, and the environment. The wins ng network is a new monitoring and control capability for applications in transportation, manufacturing, health care, environmental monitoring, and safety and security.
Behnov Gmbh, Llc

System and compressing content centric networking messages

A computer system can compress or decompress a type-length-value (tlv) component in a message. During operation, the computer can select a compression table associated with a network interface used to send and/or to receive the message, and can search the compression table for an entry that includes a prefix of a value from type-length-value (tlv) component being compressed or decompressed.
Cisco Technology , Inc.

Goal-based social networking to improve user motivation

A method to create and to link user profiles in a social networking system may include dynamically determining a current progress level of a first user with respect to a goal of the first user based on data received from a sensor or user input. The method may include, in response to determining that the current progress level of the first user satisfies the threshold progress level with respect to a goal of the first user, changing a user profile of the first user to include an indication that the first user has reached an achievement level with respect to the goal of the first user.
Fujitsu Limited

Content-based notification delivery

In one embodiment, a method includes one or more computing devices ranking multiple users of a social-networking system based on one or more criteria associated with a spotlight content item, wherein the spotlight content item is associated with a node in a social graph associated with the social-networking system, and wherein at least one of the criteria is based on social-networking information for each of the user, verifying the ranked users, wherein the verifying comprises confirming or eliminating each of the ranked users based on recent interactions by the ranked users with social-networking information corresponding to the node associated with the spotlight content item, and sending a notification about the spotlight content item to each of the confirmed users in accordance with a batching protocol, wherein the batching protocol is determined based at least in part on rankings for each of the confirmed users.. .
Facebook, Inc.

Real-world view of location-associated social data

Particular embodiments maintain social-networking information associated with a user, wherein the user is represented by a user node in a social graph. One or more nodes of the social graph may be associated with respective locations.
Facebook, Inc.

On-chip network device capable of networking in dual swithching network modes and operation method thereof

Provided is an on-chip network device which basically operates in a packet switching network mode, establishes an exclusive communication path according to a request for a specific path, performs networking in a circuit switching network mode, and switches a network mode back to the packet switching network mode, when communication in the circuit switching network mode is terminated.. .
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Non-transitory computer readable recording medium, communication method and communication device

A non-transitory computer readable recording medium storing therein a communication program, the communication program relaying communication from an application operating on a terminal to a communication destination and causing a computer to execute a process, the process including: switching a communication protocol for the communication from a first protocol to a delay/disruption tolerant networking (dtn) protocol, in accordance with a connection condition with the communication destination for the communication; and notifying the terminal of a failure of a specific communication in cases when the specific communication has been notified to the application as completed and the specific communication in the dtn protocol results in failure.. .
Fujlltsu Limited

Urban professional genome

A professional social networking system identifies occupations and locations of persons in a city from profiles of the persons in the system. For each city or neighborhood, identified occupation and industry, the system calculates different metrics of interpersonal connectivity and compares them to a model constructed with respect to average nation-wide trends.
Linkedin Corporation

Systems and methods to identify job titles for connections on a social networking system

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer readable media are configured to determine scores regarding suitability of connections of a user for employment with an organization with which the user is employed based on a first machine learning model. Job titles for which the connections are suited are determined based on a second machine learning model.
Facebook, Inc.

Increasing content circulation in a social networking service

Aspects of the present disclosure relate to increasing content circulation in a social networking service. A server accesses a content item for a user.
Linkedin..corporation

Content name resolution for information centric networking

A content-name-resolution (cnr) system can resolve ip addresses for named data objects (ndos) based on their name. During operation, a cnr server can receive a query from a client device for a source to a named data object.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Modular chassis with fabric integrated into the line card

In one embodiment, a system includes a number of application-specific integrated circuits (asics). At least one of the asics is configured to process incoming data packets and outgoing data packets.
Platina Systems Corp.

Entertainment server and associated social networking services

Certain exemplary embodiments relate to entertainment systems that interact with users so as to provide for social networking and/or other services. In certain exemplary embodiments, an entertainment system is configured to provide jukebox-related and entertainment system mediated services that are accessible from within and from the outside of the location, coordinating social networking services among and between patrons within and outside of the location and also providing for advertisement opportunities.
Touchtunes Music Corporation

Priority based power-off during partial power loss

In one embodiment, a system includes a number of networking modules. Each module includes a respective voltage controller and a voltage-configuration circuit.
Platina Systems Corp.

Method of forming access network, and access network system

A method for implementing networking of an access network includes: implementing networking of small cells within a range covered by a macro coverage cell to form a distributed cell when number of the small cells within the range covered by the macro coverage cell reaches a threshold; and communicating the small cells in the distributed cell with neighboring cells or core network cn through the macro coverage cell in the distributed cell, where the neighboring cells include another distributed cell, a conventional cell.. .
Zte Corporation

Cognitive radio achieving ad hoc interference multiple access wireless communication

An suoc radio employs: (1) spectrum sensing and parameter estimation methods to characterize potential fuocs; (2) a rate pair prediction tool to guide it's choice of fuoc to target along with the appropriate rate pair (suoc and fuoc achievable rates); (3) machine learning methods to automatically and on the fly advantage experience/history; (4) a decision maker with multiple possible procedures that govern steps of interaction; (5) multiuser detection receiver to deal with the interference once information-bearing transmission has commenced by the suoc radios. (6) a radio capable of full transmit-processing chain to accomplish modulation and full receive-processing chain to accomplish demodulation, as well as other radio functions necessary for successful wireless communications such as medium access control, networking and other functions..
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

Sharing television and video programming through social networking

In particular embodiments a social networking system may receive authorization from a first user of a social-networking system to control at least in part one or more functions of a set-top box (stb) of the first user, determine one or more social actions of one or more second users of the social-networking system, determine one or more instructions for the stb of the first user based at least in part on the social actions, and provide the instructions for the stb of the first user. The social-networking system includes a graph having a plurality of nodes and edges connecting the nodes..
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

Automatic qos optimization in network equipment

Systems, methods, and software for automatically optimizing qos configuration in networking equipment. A network device measures current line metric values associated with a network connection of the device and compares the current line metric values to previously measured values to determine whether there has been a material change in a line metric value.
Evenroute, Llc

Unified data networking across heterogeneous networks

A system is provided for unified data networking across a plurality of heterogeneous networks different ones of which include a source network node and a querying network node. The system may receive a data packet having a payload and a tag that includes a unified identity code (uic) for a category of information.
The Boeing Company

Increased granularity and anomaly correlation using multi-layer distributed analytics in the network

In one embodiment, a primary networking device in a branch network receives a notification of an anomaly detected by a secondary networking device in the branch network. The primary networking device is located at an edge of the network.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Dynamic device clustering using device profile information

In one embodiment, a networking device in a network causes formation of device clusters of devices in the network. The devices in a particular cluster exhibit similar characteristics.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Tracking cloud workloads to isolate security breach exposure

A computer-implemented method includes receiving, by a computing device within a networking environment, a workload for execution within the networking environment; initiating, by the computing device, transfers of the workload to a plurality of network elements within the cloud networking environment; providing, by the computing device, tracking information of the workload as the workload traverses through the plurality of network elements; and storing or outputting, by the computing device, the tracking information regarding of the workload.. .
Lenovo Enterprise Solutions (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

Secure resource-based policy

The techniques and systems described herein improve security and improve connection reliability by providing a framework for an application to communicate its intent to an authority service so that the authority service can enforce networking security requirements. In various examples, an intent to access a resource over a network is received and queries are sent to resolve a network connection that enables access to the resource.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Systems and methods for identifying matching content

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can determine that a publisher is providing a first live content stream for distribution through the social networking system, the first live content stream including copyrighted content. A determination is made that a broadcaster is providing a second live content stream for distribution through the social networking system.
Facebook, Inc.

Predictive network system and method

A proactive networking system and method is disclosed. The network anticipates the user demands in advance and utilizes this predictive ability to reduce the peak to average ratio of the wireless traffic and yield significant savings in the required resources to guarantee certain quality of service (qos) metrics.
University Of Southern California

Tracking queuing delay and performing related congestion control in information centric networking

A network device that performs information centric networking (icn) in an icn network receives an interest from a consumer as the interest traverses an interest path to a data responder. The interest requests data by name and indicates an accumulated interest queuing delay experienced by the interest on the interest path.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Software defined network controller for implementing tenant specific policy

Example implementations may relate to a software defined networking (sdn) controller. A method may include receiving, at a sdn controller, a tagged initialization packet from a software defined network enabled switch.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development Lp

Controlling networking device temperatures by reducing data transfer rates from associated nodes

A method includes a compute node transmitting data to a port of a first switch at a first data transfer rate, monitoring the temperature of the port, and a management node providing an instruction to the compute node in response to the port temperature exceeding a temperature limit, wherein the instruction instructs the compute node to reduce the first data transfer rate to the port. The method further includes the compute node reducing the data transfer rate to the port in response to receiving the instruction.
Lenovo Enterprise Solutions (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

Resilient optical networking

An optical communication system includes a plurality of optical system nodes, a plurality of optical space switches and a plurality of optical fibers. The plurality of optical system nodes each includes at least one reconfigurable optical add/drop multiplexer (roadm).
The Trustees Of Columbia University In The City Of New York

Method of modifying play of an original content form

A method of facilitating modified content play such that modification actions may be implemented during play of original content form. The modification actions may be specified by users to modify the original content form.
Cable Television Laboratories, Inc.

Social ad hoc networking protocol and presentation layer

In one embodiment, a method includes implementing an ad hoc network protocol comprising transmitting, from a first mobile device, one or more neighbor messages that includes a first user identifier corresponding to a first user of the first mobile device, wherein the first user identifier corresponds to a user account of the first user in a social networking system, receiving, at the first mobile device, one or more second neighbor messages from one or more second mobile devices that include second user identifiers corresponding to respective second users of the one or more second mobile devices, wherein the second user identifiers correspond to respective user accounts of one or more second users in the social networking system, and storing, at the first mobile device, information received in the one or more second neighbor messages for access by one or more applications hosted on the first mobile device.. .
Facebook, Inc.

Dynamic alerting for experiments ramping

A machine may be configured to manage alerts related to ramping a/b experiments. For example, the machine identifies an a/b experiment that targets users of a social networking service (sns).
Linkedin Corporation

Purchasing behavior analysis apparatus and non-transitory computer readable medium

A purchasing behavior analysis apparatus includes an acquiring unit that acquires posting information about a specific product from posting information posted to a social networking service; a conversion unit; and an artificial neural network. The artificial neural network includes a first determination layer which determines whether a user is interested in the product, a second determination layer which determines whether the user wants the product, and a third determination layer which determines whether the user is predicted to purchase the product in the future.
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

Computer networking system and method with pre-fetching using browser specifics and cookie information

An apparatus, method, and non-transitory computer-readable medium comprising program code which when executed by an apparatus causes the apparatus to effect the method, for pre-fetching web content. Preferably, a proxy server performs the pre-fetching.
Hughes Network Systems, Llc

Quantifying social influence

In one embodiment, a method includes receiving social network data associated with a first user of one or more social-networking systems, calculating one or more social influence factors for the first user based on the social network data, where the social influence factors include a size of the first user's audience on the social-networking systems and one or more content-related factors based on social media content generated by the first user on the social-networking systems, determining a social influence score of the first user based upon the social influence factors, and performing an action based on the social influence score of the first user. The social network data may include one or more sizes of the first user's audience on each of the corresponding social-networking systems, and the size of the first user's audience may be based on a sum of the audience sizes..
Facebook, Inc.

Social network service system and social network service method using the same

Provided are a social network service system and a social network service method using the same. The social network service system includes a communication terminal configured to transmit an upload image that is photographed through a camera module or is included in the communication terminal together with information data for social networking, and a management server configured to receive the upload image and the information data for social networking from the communication terminal and to store the received upload image and the received information data for social networking, wherein the management server selects music information suitable for the upload image and stores the music information together with the upload image..
Demian Lab

Systems, apparatus and methods using sync beacons in neighbor awareness networking (nan)

Techniques are disclosed using sync beacons in neighbor awareness networking (nan) in wireless networks, wherein the sync beacon frames use public action frames for the sync beacon. Such networks include (but are not limited to) ieee 802.11 networks..
Intel Ip Corporation

Method and system for managing security keys for user and m2m devices in a wireless communication network environment

Pre shared keys (“psk”) for application and data session security are generated using application authentication secret values stored in a sim device/card. The sim internally uses the secret values as inputs to a security algorithm engine, but the secret values are not accessible outside of the sim.
M2md Technologies, Inc.

Method and system for managing security keys for user and m2m devices in a wireless communication network environment

Pre shared keys (“psk”) for application and data session security are generated using application authentication secret values stored in a sim device/card. The sim internally uses the secret values as inputs to a security algorithm engine, but the secret values are not accessible outside of the sim.
M2md Technologies, Inc.

Sharing television and video programming through social networking

In particular embodiments, one or more computer systems of a social-networking system determine a first media device of a first user of a social-networking system and determine a second media device of a second user of the social-networking system. The one or more computer systems access a social graph of the social-networking system, update the social graph based on the determined first and second media devices, and stream media from the first media device to the second media device using the updated social graph.
Facebook, Inc.

Centralized resource usage visualization service for large-scale network topologies

Methods and apparatus for centralized resource utilization visualization in distributed systems are disclosed. Metrics are collected from a plurality of sources in a distributed system, including network traffic metrics collected from nodes implementing a network-accessible service.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Chimney onload implementation of network protocol stack

A software networking arrangement for operation in a data processing system comprising an os being operable in: a first mode in which it performs protocol processing of a flow of traffic data and then passes the protocol processed data to a nic for transmission; and a second mode in which it does not perform protocol processing, the os being arranged to, on entering the second mode, transmit a message to the nic indicating that the nic is to perform protocol processing of the flow of traffic data; the software networking arrangement comprising: a protocol processing entity; and a driver for a nic configured to receive said message from the os and in response thereto, configure the protocol processing entity to perform transport-level protocol processing of the flow of traffic data received from an application within the context of that application and then pass the protocol processed data to the nic.. .
Solarflare Communications, Inc.

Applying user-specified permissions to distribution of content items to social networking system users

A social networking system user identifies one or more social networking system users authorized to present content items to the user via the social networking system (“authorized users”). When an additional user requests presentation of a content item to the user, the social networking system determines if the additional user is an authorized user.
Facebook, Inc.

Modular lighting control system

A modular lighting control system is disclosed for lighting control, modular home electronic devices and home networking of modular electronic devices. The system includes a switch module having one or more magnets, a wireless power transmission coil, an infrared light transmitter and an infrared light receiver and a user interface module having one or more wireless power reception coils, one or more magnets, an infrared light emitter and an infrared light detector.
Google Incorporated

Networking mass analysis

The invention discloses a networking mass analysis method and device, and belongs to the field of mass spectrometer and ion mass analysis. The device comprises an ion source, an ion transporter, an ion deflector and multiple mass analyzers, wherein the ion transporter is connected with one of the multiple mass analyzers, the multiple mass analyzers are connected with the ion deflector respectively, the ion source produces the ions to be detected, the ions to be detected enter any of the mass analyzers connected with the ion deflector via the ion transporter for mass analysis, and the remaining ions to be detected are transported to the corresponding mass analyzers via the ion deflector for mass analysis.
National Institute Of Metrology, China

Systems and methods for providing location-based data analytics

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can identify a set of users of a transportation system. A set of user social network profiles on a social networking system associated with the set of users is determined, each of the user social network profiles associated with user social network information.
Facebook, Inc.

Systems and methods for identifying matching content

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can determine that a first content item was provided for publication through the social networking system. At least some portions of the first content item that match content included in a second content item are determined, the second content item being accessible through the social networking system.
Facebook, Inc.

Color-related social networking recommendations using affiliated colors

Systems and methods are provided for generating social networking recommendations. A color preference of a first user may be determined from a color palette of a first image associated with the user and/or a color palette of an item associated with the user.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Bypass login for applications on mobile devices

In one embodiment, a social-networking system authenticates a user of a mobile device, receives a request from the mobile device to install a software application, transmits data to the mobile device comprising the software application and an installation identifier (id), receives another request including the installation id from the mobile device to authorize the software application, evaluates the installation id for validity, and transmits yet another response to the mobile device in accordance with the evaluation.. .
Facebook, Inc.

Marketing and referral integrating and networking business and service providers

The present invention comprises a comprehensive system and method for networking a plurality of businesses and service providers and their customers for the purpose of promoting the businesses and services of each, while maintaining the privacy of all of their customers. In preferred embodiments, a central database maintains one or a plurality of provider networks, each network including a plurality of providers, and each provider having a plurality of customers.

Temporal clustering of social networking content

The present disclosure is directed towards systems and methods for efficiently identifying periodic trends of user-defined annotations among users of a social networking system. For example, systems and methods described herein involve grouping a set of digital content items into subsets of digital content items and performing one or more iterations of a clustering algorithm on the grouped set of digital content items to identify one or more temporal clusters of the user-defined annotation.
Facebook, Inc.

Data deduping in content centric networking manifests

A storage system facilitates deduping repeating data segments when generating a manifest hierarchy for a file. During operation, the system can select a partitioning function that identifies a pattern that is expected to occur a predetermined number of times within the file.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Creating customized documents

In one embodiment, a computer system provides a graphical user interface for composing documents for display in a non-browser application associated with a social-networking system, wherein the graphical user interface includes a document template, wherein the document template is associated with a composing user, includes elements, each of each of which includes a container for a type of content item to be displayed on a document includes elements, visual configuration information and visual metrics for a layout of the elements. The computer system receives user input including a selection of a content item.
Facebook, Inc.

Updating documents based on user input

In one embodiment, a computer system provides a document for display in a non-browser application of a client device of a user associated with a social-networking system, wherein the application is associated with the social-networking system, a layout of the document corresponds to a first document template, and the document includes content items corresponding to elements, wherein each element is a container for a content item, and information corresponding to characteristics of users of the social-networking system. The computer system determines a characteristic associated with a user, wherein the characteristic is associated with a preferred layout based on a type of content item associated with each element.
Facebook, Inc.

Generation and management of social graph

Non-limiting examples of the present disclosure describe utilization of a social graph, created from evaluation of extracted social media data, to generate temporal snapshots related to social media data. The temporal snapshots enable users to explore different levels of interest related to social media data.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

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.

Dynamic spectrum sharing for wireless local area networks

A method in a wireless dock includes querying a first wireless networking database to identify a first set of available channels, querying a second wireless networking database to identify a second set of available channels, and sending location and device attributes. The method also includes receiving a list of permissible frequencies and power levels, sending to a client device at least a portion of the list of the permissible frequencies and the power levels for use of selected channels selected from the first set of the available channels and the second set of the available channels, and communicating with the client device using selected frequencies and power levels selected from the at least the portion of the list of the permissible frequencies and the power levels..
Dell Products, Lp

Method and coordinating body devices for communication

The present invention relates to the computer field, and specifically, to a method and an apparatus for coordinating body devices for communication. The method includes: obtaining, by a mobile personal station, an identifier of a body device, and a location parameter and an ambient parameter that are of a user that carries the body device; obtaining, according to the identifier of the body device, a communication mode supported by the body device; obtaining, according to the identifier of the body device, a communication mode supported by the body device; determining, a networking mode of the body device according to the scenario and the communication mode supported by the body device; and establishing, a connection to the body device according to the networking mode..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Content prioritization based on packet size

In one embodiment, a method includes determining one or more bandwidth constraints on a bandwidth of a communication channel available to a first computing device; determining a plurality of data items to transmit from the first computing device; ranking each data item based at least in part on an affinity between a user and an originator of the data item in a social-networking system; selecting, based at least in part on the ranking of the data items, one or more particular ones of the data items to transmit from the first computing device from the first computing device; and writing the particular ones of the data items to a queue for subsequent transmission.. .
Facebook, Inc.

Intent based controller for provisioning a network

An intent driven controller (idc) operates to automatically build and provision networks using specified communication service requirements for one or more computer applications running in the network, optimizing among these requirements given the available networking resources, and then provisioning the forwarding gear according the network requirements.. .

Device for implementing body fluid analysis and social networking event planning

Event planning using social networking enables an efficient implementation of planning an event, as well as minimizing network traffic and optimizing other technological aspects of life. Additional information acquired by sensors and other technology is able to improve the quality of the event planning.

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.

Associating received contact information with user profiles stored by a social networking system

A social networking system receives contact information from a social networking system user. The received contact information is stored and associated with a user profile in the social networking system including information matching at least a portion of the stored content information.
Facebook, Inc.

Interoperable social services

In a method for utilizing multiple social computing services of a user. A processor receives a request for an action to be executed, wherein the action includes a required relationship between a user and one or more contacts of a set of contacts and a required interest.
International Business Machines Corporation

Viewpoint tracking data for improved feed relevance

A system and method includes obtaining activity data of an online social networking system, the activity data including duration data indicative of a duration in which at least some of the content items has previously been displayed on other feeds of members of the online social networking system and interactions with the content items by the members. For each of the content items, a probability score of the member to interact with the content item is determined by applying a logistic regression model to the duration data and the interactions to determine, at least in part, a probability score of the member to interact with the content item and the feed is generated with at least some of the content items having an order based on the probability score for each of the at least some content items..
Linkedin Corporation

Statistical feature engineering of user attributes

A method trains a model for providing content items to users of a social networking system. The system generates profile vectors based on user profile information such as demographic data and personal data.
Facebook, Inc.

Wireless engine monitoring system for environmental emission control and aircraft networking

A wireless engine monitoring system for an aircraft engine includes a housing and wireless transceiver that receives engine data, including engine data relating to environmental engine emissions. A processor processes the engine data and generates an alarm report when the environmental engine emissions exceed a threshold..
Harris Corporation

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.

Correlation of user equipment identity to information centric networking request

An access node (620) of the cellular network determines a correlation of an identifier of a user equipment (610) with an entry of a pending interest table maintained by an information centric networking node (670). The pending interest table comprises an entry for each data object having a pending information centric networking request (801) at the information centric networking node (670).
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Handover initiated alignment of pending interest tables

An access node (20) of a cellular network receives an information centric networking request of a user equipment (10) for a data object. The access node forwards the information centric networking request to a local gateway (30) associated with the access node (20).
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Local-area network (lan) -based location determination

In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a request for the client device to access a communication network. The request includes data identifying the client device based on an intermediate device certificate signed by one or more of the computing devices.
Facebook, Inc.

Develop and multiply your network at events

A system, a machine-readable storage medium storing instructions, and a computer-implemented method as described herein are directed to an event network engine. The event network engine determines a presence of a target member account of a social networking service within a threshold distance from a physical location during an event time range.
Linkedln Corporation

Customized presentation of event guest lists in a social networking system

A user creates an event in a social networking system specifying a location, a time, and a guest list of other users invited to the event. The social networking system generates a page associated with the event that provides information about the event and identifies whether users have responded to invitations to the event.
Facebook, Inc.

Generating business insights using beacons on online social networks

In one embodiment, a method includes receiving, from beacons of a third-party (e.g., a business), session information for a user of an online social network. A mobile device of the user may have been in at least one wireless communication session with at least one beacon, and during the session the mobile device was proximate to the at least one beacon.
Facebook, Inc.

Location-based conversation engine for entities in a social networking system

Various embodiments include a conversation engine for facilitating a conversation between member accounts (e.g., personal accounts) and social network entities (e.g., corporate accounts) in a social networking system. The conversation engine can enable interactions between a member account and a social network entity via a messaging application when an end-user device associated with the member account is in proximity to a physical establishment associated with the social network entity.
Facebook, Inc.

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.

Link aggregation management with respect to a shared pool of configurable computing resources

Disclosed aspects relate to managing link aggregation with respect to a shared pool of configurable computing resources. A set of workloads of the shared pool of configurable computing resources can be monitored to identify a set of networking data.
International Business Machines Corporation

Bfd over vxlan on vpc uplinks

Disclosed are systems, methods, and computer-readable storage media for synchronizing the secondary vpc node to the primary vpc node in a bfd protocol over a vxlan channel with a remote node. In some embodiments of the present technology a primary vpc node can receive a packet from the remote node.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Modular device and data management system and gateway for a communications network

A gateway provides duplex-directional, multimedia ad hoc mesh networking, peer-to-peer direct communications, power optimization, dynamic configuration, and data management, while operating within various devices and network topologies. A multitasking virtual machine monitor for mobile networked devices, that is capable of functional expandability and portability to various operating environments, interoperability with a variety of operating systems, the gateway control system (gcs) performs functional capabilities in both a local and a networked topology using local and remote hardware and software.
Eyecam, Llc

Data communications case having an internal antenna array

A data communications apparatus including a case having a base and a lid connectable to the base, the lid movable with respect to the base between an open position and a closed position. The case has an inner surface.
Plum Laboratories, Llc

Identifying groups for a social networking system user based on interactions by the user with various groups

A social networking system selects a set of groups for presentation to a user of the social networking system. To select groups, the social networking system determines scores for various groups representing a likelihood of the user interacting with the groups.
Facebook, Inc.

Candidate selection for job search ranking

An online social networking system receives a job search query from a member, and retrieves job postings from a database. The system applies a first scoring model to the retrieved job postings, thereby generating a first coarse ranking of the retrieved job postings.
Linkedln Corporation

Method and system for streamlining voting process

A method and system for streamlining a voting process performed by a web application is provided. As the web application may require that a voting action is effectuated after the user is registered to vote and also has supplied valid credentials, a voting application may be configured to intercept a request from a user to effectuate voting process directed to the web application, access credentials of the user stored by the web-based social networking application, and provide these credentials to the web application, such that the web application can process the request to effectuate voting process by registering the user to vote and storing the vote information for the user..
Ebay Inc.

Providing access to a private resource in an enterprise social networking system

Disclosed are methods, apparatus, systems, and computer readable storage media for providing access to a private resource in an enterprise social networking system. One or more servers may receive a request for access to a private resource to be granted to a user from a publisher.
Salesforce.com, Inc.

Data storage and communications worker injury tracking and claim handling

A method and system for tracking a worker's injury and managing the claim process relating to the injury are provided. The method including connecting parties to a video conference session, exchanging information relating to the workers injury between the parties connected to the video conference session, electronically recording at least a portion of the video conference session, storing the recorded portion of the video conference session, and linking the stored video conference session to an electronic case file containing additional information about the claim process for the worker's injury.
Consumer Health Connections, Llc

Interest based content distribution

The disclosed embodiments relate to systems and methods for efficiently distributing content among a plurality of users which may be used to implement a social networking service. Content items, which may include “posts” submitted by one user, e.g.
Tic Talking Holdings Inc.

Determining key concepts in documents based on a universal concept graph

A machine may be configured to determining key concepts in documents. For example, the machine accesses a universal concept graph that includes a first set of nodes that represent concept phrases derived from internal documents associated with a social networking service (sns) and external documents that are external to the sns, and a first set of edges that connect a plurality of nodes of the first set of nodes.
Linkedln Corporation

Systems and methods for implementing band service discovery

A system and method are provided for implementing unique multi-band service discovery protocols between communicating devices, including wireless communicating devices supporting operations according to multiple standards and in different frequency bands, particularly in peer-to-peer or ad hoc networking schemes. The disclosed systems and methods define within each service discovery frame, whether a service discovery query or a service discovery response, an indication of the frequency band and/or channel that may support a specific service indicated by the service discovery frame.

Enhanced software-defined network controller to support ad-hoc radio access networks

Concepts and technologies disclosed herein are directed to an enhanced software-defined networking (“sdn”) controller to support ad-hoc radio access technologies (“rats”). An sdn controller receives, from an ad-hoc radio access controller serving an ad-hoc radio access network (“ran”), an attach request sent on behalf of a user equipment (“ue”) operating in communication with an ad-hoc rat transceiver node.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Self organizing radio access network in a software defined networking environment

A self organizing network within a software defined networking environment is provided to allow for fast updating of radio access network parameters which enables optimization algorithms to converge on optimized configurations very quickly. The self organizing network is enabled by providing a self organizing network manager plug-in within a software defined networking environment that interfaces with a radio access network plug-in via a service abstraction layer to quickly obtain base station device parameters, iteratively adjust the base station device parameters to obtain optimized radio access network configurations to mitigate outages, reduce power consumption, manage load, or provide other benefits..
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Database attack detection tool

The disclosed techniques provide systems and methods for detecting coordinated attacks on social networking databases containing personal end-user data. More specifically, various advanced persistent threat (apt) detection procedures are described that explore the commonality between specific targets of various private data accesses.
Facebook, Inc.

Network address translating router for mobile networking

A network address translating (“nat”) router, particularly designed for mobile use, and for managing one or more local area networks, having private internet protocol (“ip”) address ranges, along with multiple “upstream” networks, and for efficiently routing communications traffic to and from the upstream networks, is disclosed. The inventive router allocates multiple network connections of varying quality, to automatically optimize the effective connection speed in a mobile client network with optional personal “hotspot” sub-networks.
Connectify, Inc.

Displaying a feed of content in a social networking system

A social networking system provides a content feed to a client device associated with the user of a social networking system, the content feed including a plurality of content items. The social networking system identifies a read section and an unread section of the content feed.
Facebook, Inc.

Automated creation of a publication via captured social media interactions

A content management server monitors activity on a social networking system originating from an authorized user account. The server detects a post by the account that contains a predefined trigger tag.
Cbs Interactive Inc.

End-to-end multipathing through network having switching devices compatible with different protocols

A first cluster includes first switching devices that are compatible with a software-defined networking (sdn) protocol. A second cluster includes second switching devices within or partially within overlapping the first cluster.
International Business Machines Corporation

Machine, program product, and computer-implemented methods for a hybrid command management aggregator

A machine, program product, and method for enabling interoperable and low-latency networking among service devices. The machine, program product and methods perform the tasks of automatically matching, upon the receipt of the incoming data transmission, the data transmission to a plurality of analog device protocols to determine the necessary instructions and transmission media to command and control the plurality of analog service devices according to the data transmission or a plurality of digital device protocols to determine the necessary instructions and transmission media to command and control the plurality of digital service devices according to the data transmission, determining an outgoing transmission media for the incoming data transmission, constructing outgoing data transmissions between any of the analog service devices and any of the digital service devices responsive to the matching of the analog and digital device protocols and the identification of the outgoing transmission media, and dynamically allocating frequency spectrum for data transmissions between any of the analog service devices and any of the digital service devices, the dynamic allocation being responsive to any of a service type, service demand, and quality of service threshold for the outgoing transmission media and digital and analog device protocols..
Orbit-matrix, Llc

Packet tunneling in a wireless network

A communication pathway or tunnel can be established between a service node (or other similar node) of a wireless network and an external network using software-defined networking. Packet-based communications can be routed through the wireless network using the communication pathway without requiring a specific node, such as a gateway node, for interfacing with the external network.
Red Hat, Inc.

System and dynamic security protections of network connected devices

The present dynamic software defined networking (dsdn) systems and methods provide secure and isolated subnetworks within a larger network wherein each subnetwork may be formed with varied policies and communication restrictions based on at least device type, device grouping, and risk level. The present dsdn system and method may also be applied to form a network, with or without subnetworks, of devices that are spatially separated, thereby reducing the attack surface of the dsdn formed network..
Cable Television Laboratories, Inc.

Remote administration of an electronic key to facilitate use by authorized persons

Embodiments relate to remote administration of a portable electronic key. An activation signal may be delivered to wireless communications circuitry of the portable electronic key to enable the key to perform one or more tasks.

Method and activity networking

An apparatus for activity networking, comprising: a memory coupled to at least one processor, the processor being configured to: transmit, to a server, a request to form a crew, the request including an indication of an activity associated with the crew, an indication of a time for performing the activity, and an indication of a number of available spots on the crew; receive from the server a message indicating that all spots on the crew are occupied by a plurality of users; and provide the plurality of users with a calendar appointment for the activity.. .

Automated processing of online social networking data for integration with an inventory management system

There is provided a system and method of automated processing of online social networking data for integration with an inventory management system. A merchant or other selling entity may post data to a social networking platform, where the posted data includes an item for sale.
Paypal, Inc

Dynamic reverse royalty allocation systems and methods

Example devices, systems, and methods are provided for dynamic reward allocation among an online community of users performing collaborative online user actions. One example method involves monitoring user activity in a plurality of electronic publishing platforms including a crowdfunding platform and a social networking platform.
Kulabrands, Inc.

Automatically prepopulating answers to questions contained in a computerized document

In an example embodiment, a questionnaire mapping record uniquely corresponding to a computerized document is retrieved, the questionnaire mapping record containing one or more question records, each of the one or more question records uniquely corresponding to a different question contained in the computer document and containing a mapping to a normalized question record containing a normalized version of the corresponding question. Then, for each of the question records in the questionnaire mapping record, a no normalized question record identified in the mapping in the question record corresponding to the question is obtained and one or more handling strategy rules contained in the normalized question record are executed to automatically obtain and format information needed to prepopulate an answer to the question, the executing including retrieving information from a member profile corresponding to the member from the social networking service in accordance with the data retrieval rule..
Linkedin Corporation

Member quality score

System and methods for calculating member quality are disclosed. A social networking system, for a respective member in a plurality of members, retrieves a member profile associated with the respective member from the member profile data.
Linkedln Corporation

Energy efficient data handling for mobile devices

The techniques described herein reduce a rate at which a mobile device consumes energy when receiving, processing and storing data events (e.g., emails, instant messages, social networking messages and notifications, etc.). In various embodiments, the techniques may be implemented in accordance with a connected standby mode of operation for the mobile device.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Systems and methods for networking, configuration, calibration and identification of welding equipment

Methods and systems for using near field communication (nfc) protocol and logic to calibrate welding operations and systems are described. Further, methods and systems for using nfc logic and tags are described for networking, calibrating and linking components that comprise welding systems..
Lincoln Global, Inc.

Spectral-temporal connector for full-mesh networking

A spectral-temporal connector interconnects a large number of nodes in a full-mesh structure. Each node connects to the spectral-temporal connector through a dual link.

Graph framework using heterogeneous social networks

In an example embodiment, a supervised machine learning algorithm is used to train a communication reply score model based on an extracted first set of features and second set of features from social networking service member profiles and activity and usage information. When a plurality of member search results is to be displayed, for the member identified in each of the plurality of member search results, the member profile corresponding to the member is parsed to extract a third set of one or more features from the member profile, activity and usage information pertaining to actions taken by the members on the social networking service is parsed to extract a fourth set of one or more features, and the extracted third set of features and fourth set of features is inputted into the communication reply score model to generate a communication reply score, which is displayed visually to a searcher..
Linkedin Corporation

Distributed content uploading and validation

In accordance with one or more embodiments, aspects of the disclosure provide efficient, effective, and convenient ways of uploading and authenticating content. In particular, a user device may receive validating information from a wireless networking device.
Comcast Cable Communications, Llc

Method for improving access control for tcp connections while optimizing hardware resources

Disclosed are systems, methods, and computer-readable storage media for minimizing the number of entries in network access control lists (acls). In some embodiments of the present technology a networking device can receive, from a first computing device, a first data transmission intended for a second computing device, the first data transmission including first transmission data.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Service orchestration method and apparatus in software-defined networking, and storage medium

A service orchestration method and apparatus in sdn, and a storage medium are described. The method includes: determining whether a current sdn open network platform resource meets an sdn open network platform resource requested by an sdn application after receiving a request of using the sdn open network platform resource sent from the sdn application via an external application interface, determining whether an application engine function module and an application extension function module meet an execution of the sdn application when the requested resource is met, and loading an application engine function of the application engine function module or an application extension function of the application extension function module when meeting; and applying for the resource required by the sdn application from a controller layer of the sdn, and allocating the applied resource to the loaded application engine function or application extension function..
Zte Corporation

Systems and methods for bandwidth management in software defined networking controlled multi-layer networks

Bandwidth management systems and methods performed in a software defined networking (sdn) controlled network include, responsive to detecting congestion on one or more network services with identifiable data therein, obtaining policy associated with the congested network services and causing bandwidth on demand in the network to mitigate the congestion if the bandwidth on demand is possible in the network and permitted based on the policies of the congested network services; responsive to the congestion remaining subsequent to the bandwidth on demand or if the bandwidth on demand is not possible or permitted, orchestrating bandwidth for the congested network services based on their associated priority in their policy; and, responsive to the congestion remaining subsequent to the orchestrating bandwidth based on priority, orchestrating bandwidth for the congested network services based on an amount remaining to download for each of the congested network services.. .
Ciena Corporation

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

Categorizing social network objects based on user affiliations

Groups of users of a social networking system are categorized based on their association with a type of malicious activity. A set of predetermined malicious groups is identified.
Facebook, Inc.

Rubix system

This invention relates to a method for facilitating a communication between an inventor or product developer and an investor through an online platform such as social networking platform websites, online invention marketplace. Further, the method allows the inventor to submit an idea to the online platform.

Inferring service opportunities

A system and method for inferring service opportunities are provided. In example embodiments, a member event associated with a particular member of a social networking service is detected.
Linkedin Corporation

Inferring service providers

A system and method for inferring service providers are provided. In example embodiments, member data of members of a social networking service is accessed.
Linkedin Corporation

Digital payment processing utilizing encrypted computer networking

This disclosure includes, among other things, teachings of a variety of improved techniques including payment systems that utilize encrypted computer networking (ecn) to provide industrial transparency, rapid accounting and payment, end-to-end credibility inspiring user confidence and assurance for the monetization, payment processing, and royalty distribution of copyrights, content, services and agreements. Components of the disclosed payment system run on ecn, such as the blockchain, as a backend to process payments..

System and implementing networking transfer service

Disclosed is a method for implementing a networking transfer service, comprising the following steps: (1) user registration; (2) initial setting of supplier information, role activation of a supplier and wireless hotspot activation of the supplier; (3) a networking transfer service, comprising that a demander terminal extracts supplier service unit price information from a codeword of a wireless hotspot ssid of the supplier; (4) charging of the networking transfer service; and (5) termination of the networking transfer service. A system is provided and comprises a demander terminal, a supplier terminal and a networking transfer server.

Generating and managing portfolio of activities on a social networking platform

A social networking platform allows members to add portfolio objects including accomplishments and journeys. Each portfolio object may associated with a category.

Security encoding and decoding digital content

Systems and methods may be provided for masking data on public networks, such as social networking sites. At a publishing node, the system may monitor data input fields in a webpage, and intercept and encode content, such as text, images, and video input at the data input fields, prior to the content being posted online on a public service provider's website.
Wave Systems, Corp.

Universal concept graph for a social networking service

A machine may be configured to generate a universal concept graph. For example, the machine generates an internal set of concept phrases based on an internal dataset including content from internal documents associated with a social networking service (sns).
Linkedln Corporation

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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



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