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05/26/16
20160147791 
 Method for providing sign image search service and sign image search server used for same patent thumbnailMethod for providing sign image search service and sign image search server used for same
Disclosed are a method for providing a sign image search service and a sign image search server used for the same. The present invention is realized through the steps of: by the sign image search server, mapping and storing a sign image and character information corresponding to the sign image; receiving, from a user terminal, an image search request including the character information; searching the character information included in the image search request and the sign image which has been mapped and stored; and transmitting, to the user terminal, the sign image which has been searched.

05/19/16
20160140165 
 System to generate related search queries patent thumbnailSystem to generate related search queries
Systems and methods described herein may operate to receive, at a search service, a first query from a user device corresponding to a current user of the search service, analyze existing search queries performed by users of the search service, and selectively provide, to the user device, a second query of the existing search queries as at least one of: a refinement of the first query based on determining that the second query includes all keywords in the first query, or an alternative to the first query based on determining that the second query lacks at least one keyword in the first query.. .
Paypal, Inc.


05/12/16
20160132554 
 Method and system for uniquely identifying a person to the exclusion of all others patent thumbnailMethod and system for uniquely identifying a person to the exclusion of all others
Methods, program products, computer program products and systems for uniquely identifying an individual within a population to the exclusion of all others within the population by comparing data from unique data sources based on the name of the individual for providing a collection of preliminary suspects. An individual search service provider is then searched for additional data relating to the collection of preliminary suspects to locate any potential matches, which are reconciled with data from the unique data sources to locate at least a portion of a unique identifier that may be associated with the individual.
Verus Financial, Llc


04/28/16
20160117728 
 Apparatus and  providing search service and computer program therefor patent thumbnailApparatus and providing search service and computer program therefor
A search service providing apparatus including a memory configured to store computer-readable instructions, and one or more processors configured to execute the instructions to receive a search request including input data from a user terminal, the input data including a keyword, generate a search result in response to the input data, the search result including a keyword-related advertisement and a route code corresponding to the keyword-related advertisement, transmit the search result to the user terminal, monitor a user event with regard to the route code, and determine fees to be charged on the keyword-related advertisement, based on the user event may be provided.. .
Naver Corporation


04/21/16
20160110372 
 Method and  providing location-based social search service patent thumbnailMethod and providing location-based social search service
Provided is a method of providing a location-based social search service. The method includes collecting, from a social network system, one or more pieces of visit history information including at least one of visit information of social search service users in association with at least a place and review data associated with the place, and storing the collected information; selecting a topic for each topic category from the visit history information; when a location-based query is received from at least one of the users, extracting a topic for each topic category from the location-based query; analyzing, for each topic category, a relationship between the topic extracted from the location-based query and the topic selected from the visit history information, and selecting at least one of the users as an expert..

03/31/16
20160092572 
 Semantic searches in a business intelligence system patent thumbnailSemantic searches in a business intelligence system
A computer-implemented method of executing a user query includes presenting a user interface to allow a user to enter a query, receiving a user-entered textual request through the interface, launching a search service to rewrite the textual request into a search query, sending the search query to a presentation server, receiving an answer to the query, and returning the answer to the user as a graphical representation. A computer-implemented method includes receiving a crawl request from a user, launching a crawl manager to monitor the crawl request and track statistics related to the crawl, starting a crawl task based upon the crawl request, indexing a business intelligence presentation server to create a data index, and storing the data index..
Oracle International Corporation


03/10/16
20160072946 
 System and  providing contextual information about the caller to make the conversation meaningful patent thumbnailSystem and providing contextual information about the caller to make the conversation meaningful
The present invention relates to a system and method for providing contextual information about the individual to make the conversation meaningful. For this purpose, the system comprises a device for receiving call from the individual, an external system for collecting information from various third party information service providers like email servers, social networks, enterprise software solutions, content websites, search services, directory services, etc., for which the user who is being called has given access to and provides to the user the collected relevant information in a form so as to have a meaningful conversation with the individual.

03/03/16
20160066120 
 System and  collecting usage history of smartphone, recommending user fitting application, and providing research service based on reward using smartphone optimizing application patent thumbnailSystem and collecting usage history of smartphone, recommending user fitting application, and providing research service based on reward using smartphone optimizing application
A service system and method for collecting usage history of a smartphone using a smartphone optimization application, recommending a user-fitting application, and providing a research service based on a reward, include a processor, and a memory. The processor includes a collector configured to collect usage history provided from a terminal according to a control of an optimization application that is installed in the terminal and automatically executed in the terminal for at least one of a security enhancement and performance optimization of the terminal, and an analyzer configured to analyze at least one of a field of interest of the user and a usage pattern of the user about at least one other application installed in the terminal, based on the collected usage history..
Naver Corporation


01/07/16
20160006856 
 Messaging application with in-application search functionality patent thumbnailMessaging application with in-application search functionality
The disclosure provides examples of a messaging application search service in which a search is performed from a messaging application for content to be incorporated into a message being composed using the messaging application. The messaging application responds to a search function indicator to provide a search function without leaving the messaging application.
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.


01/07/16
20160005137 
 Systems, methods, software, and interfaces for formatting legal citations patent thumbnailSystems, methods, software, and interfaces for formatting legal citations
The present disclosure is directed towards a citation formatting system and a method for operating an online research service for providing legal citations. The exemplary system provides the citation formatting function in a client-server architecture, receiving citations from a user's client access device over a computer network and communicating citation format suggestions back to the client access device for possible insertion into a document on the access device..
Thomson Reuters Global Resources


12/24/15
20150370894 

Dynamic search service


A platform independent system for performing a search request provided by a user. The platform independent system includes a consuming application executing on a first computer that handles the search request provided by a user.
Fmr Llc


12/24/15
20150370791 

Providing a search service including updating aspects of a document using a configurable schema


Embodiments provide indexing and searching features including the use of a configurable schema as part of providing partial update support of one or more aspects of an electronic document or documents, but are not so limited. In an embodiment, a system is configured to provide search services including partial update functionality based in part on use of a configurable schema to manage partial document updates and/or query processing operations.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


12/10/15
20150356185 

System for providing words searching service based on message and method thereof


There are disclosed a system and method for providing a word search service based on message according to the present invention. The system for providing a word search service based on message according to the present invention includes a database which is equipped with a plurality of data modules and registers sentence data and word extracted from the sentence data in each data module equipped to manage the sentence data and the word; and a service server which, if receiving a search word from a user terminal, broadcasts the received search word to all data modules and is provided with a search result from each of all data modules in response to broadcasting and thereafter provides the provided search result to the user terminal..

12/03/15
20150347583 

System and configuring and sharing search settings


Systems and methods are provided to specify preferred search service setting in a system is disclosed. Such preferred search service setting may be shared by two or more applications there by alleviating the need to configure preferred search service multiple times by the user..

11/19/15
20150331948 

Search infrastructure and performing web search


Aspects of the present invention disclose a method, computer program product, and system for managing web searching. The method includes one or more processors tracking user activity on the at least one website.
International Business Machines Corporation


10/01/15
20150278376 

Method and presenting search result


A method and apparatus for presenting a search result. The method comprises: receiving a current search term input by a user; determining user information about a user, and determining a pre-established first model corresponding to the user according to user information, the first model recording historical data of the user, and the historical data comprising a historical search term and a corresponding historical selection result; determining, in the historical data, a historical search term matched with the current search term, determining a historical selection result corresponding to the matched historical search term, and determining an online recommendation result according to the historical selection result; and presenting a search result to the user, the search result comprising the online recommendation result or a result obtained by processing the online recommendation result.
Baidu (china) Co., Ltd.


10/01/15
20150278358 

Adjusting serp presentation based on query intent


Systems, methods, and computer-readable storage media are provided for adjusting presentation characteristics of a search engine results page (serp) by a client device based on a query intent of a user. The client may forward a search prefix to a search service and in response receive one or more query suggestions and one or more machine learning algorithms configured to each query suggestion.
Microsoft Corporation


10/01/15
20150278182 

System and annotating webpages


A system and method for annotating webpages including a method for annotating webpages by a user of a research service, the method including: logging in to a research service account under an owner name associated with the user, the research service account including data storage for the user; displaying a website having a url in a web browser on a personal device; capturing content from the website; generating a citation for the captured content; associating the content with linked information to form a research block, the linked information including the citation, the owner name, the url, and a creation date; and storing the research block in the data storage remote from the personal device.. .
Project T, Llc


09/24/15
20150269265 

Web browser accessible search engine with statistics gathering persistence


A search engine server interacts with a client devices and web servers to enhance the quality of search service based on statistics that are gathered by the system. The search engine server monitors the quality of service and data format (i.e.
Enpulz, Llc


09/10/15
20150256894 

Method for providing search service convertible between search window and image display window and display apparatus applying the same


A method for providing a search service and a display apparatus applying the same are provided. According to the search service providing method, a search window for doing an internet search is displayed on a partial area of the screen that displays an image.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


08/27/15
20150242402 

Persisted enterprise graph queries


A computer search service can receive an enterprise graph query from a client computing device that is remote from the computer search service, with the enterprise graph query identifying an actor object set, a target object set, and a relationship between the actor object set and the target object set. The search service can return results of the enterprise graph query to the client device.
Microsoft Corporation


07/23/15
20150206165 

System and redeeming a discount


The present disclosure generally relates to a method and a hardware and software system for collecting data from retail point of sale. The hardware connects to a wide variety of barcode scanners and receipt printers.
Pomo Search Ltd


07/23/15
20150206118 

System and point of sale transaction logging


The present disclosure generally relates to a method and a hardware and software system for collecting data from retch point of sale. The hardware connects to a wide variety of barcode scanners and receipt printers.
Pomo Search Ltd


07/02/15
20150186938 

Search service advertisement selection


Methods, computer systems, and computer storage media are provided for evaluating information retrieval (ir) such as search query results (including advertisements) by a machine learning scorer. In an embodiment, a set of features is derived from a query and a machine learning algorithm is applied to construct a linear model of (query, ads) for scoring by maximizing a relevance metric.
Microsoft Corporation


07/02/15
20150186426 

Searching information using smart glasses


The disclosure is related to a method of providing a search service by a service server using a plurality of wearable computing devices registered at the service server for the search service. The method may include selecting wearable computing devices located within a predetermined distance from a target search location among the registered wearable computing devices, requesting the selected wearable computing devices to collect information on a target search object through a communication network, receiving the requested information from the selected wearable computing devices through the communication network, and providing the received information to user equipment that requests searching information on the target search location and the target search object..
Kt Corporation


06/18/15
20150169764 

Data source-independent search system architecture


A search system architecture is disclosed. The search system architecture includes a search server, which in turn includes a search services module and a search engine adapter.
Oracle International Corporation


06/11/15
20150161165 

Temporal layers for presenting personalization markers on imagery


A temporal layer containing personalization markers (e.g., placemarks) created by a user at a given time (or time period), can be combined with map imagery, allowing the user (or other users) to show only the personalization markers contained in the temporal layer. Temporal layers can be of arbitrary temporal or geographical size, fully or partially overlapping in time or space, split into smaller temporal layers, logically aligned or combined and/or continuous or non-continuous in time or space.
Google Inc.


05/28/15
20150149429 

Contextual information lookup and navigation


Techniques and systems for facilitating contextual information lookup and navigation are presented. Contextually relevant information can be presented without requiring a user to switch context or craft a search query.
Microsoft Corporation


05/07/15
20150127677 

Enterprise graph search based on object and actor relationships


Systems, methods, and software are disclosed herein for implementing enterprise graph search. In at least one implementation, an enterprise search service receives a search request that includes a graph query directed to an enterprise graph.
Microsoft Corporation


05/07/15
20150127254 

Apparatus and providing search service


Systems and methods for providing a search service are provided. A search service providing apparatus includes a search word obtaining unit for receiving a search word from an input device of a user terminal; a search result obtaining unit for obtaining a place search result corresponding to the search word; and a display controller for displaying on a display unit of the user terminal a map for displaying a first point corresponding to a certain location and a second point corresponding to a location of the place search result.
Naver Corporation


04/30/15
20150120700 

Enhancing search results with social labels


Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and software for facilitating enhanced search services. In an implementation, an enhanced search service receives a search query associated with a user and responsively identifies documents relevant to the search query.
Microsoft Corporation


04/09/15
20150100562 

Contextual insights and exploration


Techniques and systems are presented for providing “contextual insights,” or information that is tailored to the context of the content a user is consuming or authoring. Given a request for information about a topic, which may be indicated by a user gesture in an application, one or more queries to search services may be formulated without requiring entry of a search query directly by a user.
Microsoft Corporation


04/02/15
20150095366 

Dynamic search service


Systems and methods may provide for implementing a dynamic search service. In one example, the method may include receiving information relating to a topic of interest to a user, analyzing the information to determine a search parameter, conducting a coordinated search of content utilizing a plurality of device, generating and gathering results of a coordinated search from the plurality of devices, and generating a result communication including at least one result of the coordinated search..
Intel Corporation


03/26/15
20150089371 

Systems and methods for presenting video/audio content and metadata for a broadband television service


Embodiments described herein are directed to systems and methods for processing, compression, transmission, storage, decompression, rendering and user interaction with video/audio content and content metadata. This systems and methods simplify the way a user will find relevant content and interact with it.
Webtuner, Corp.


03/26/15
20150088854 

Securing application information in system-wide search engines


A system for securing application information in a shared, system-wide search service. Each application can register a security filtering module that is to be used at search time to filter data associated with that application.
International Business Machines Corporation


03/19/15
20150081657 

Method and providing search service based on knowladge service


Provided is a method and apparatus for providing search service based on a knowledge structure. The method includes; searching and providing a document corresponding to a query input by a user; generating a knowledge structure corresponding to the document and additionally providing the knowledge structure; when one of a plurality of keywords included in the knowledge structure is selected, additionally searching relevant documents including the keyword; calculating document similarity by comparing and analyzing the knowledge structure of the document and knowledge structures of the relevant documents; and performing a document recommending operation or a document providing operation based on the similarity calculation result..
Korea Advanced Institute Of Science And Technology


02/26/15
20150058117 

System and evaluating search queries to identify titles for content production


Systems and methods are provided to select potential titles for online content using search query logs from web search service providers. A plurality of search queries are collected from one or more web search service providers.
Demand Media, Inc.


02/12/15
20150046483 

Method, system and computer storage medium for visual searching based on cloud service


A method, system and computer storage medium for visual searching based on cloud service is disclosed. The method includes: receiving, from a client, an image recognition request of cloud service, the request containing image data; forwarding, according to a set classified forwarding rule, the image data to a corresponding classified visual search service; recognizing, by the respective corresponding classified visual search services, corresponding classified type information in the image data, and determining a corresponding name of the image data in accordance with the respective classified type information, and obtaining a classified visual search result; summarizing and sending, to a client, the classified visual search result of the corresponding classified visual search service.
Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited


02/05/15
20150039462 

E-wallet store injection search apparatuses, methods and systems


The e-wallet store injection search apparatuses, methods and systems (“sis”) transform aggregated automated shopping lists and user location data using sis components into automated shopping item availability messages and merchant location navigation responses. In some implementations, the disclosure provides a processor-implemented method of providing an automated store injection search service..
Visa International Service Association


01/08/15
20150012740 

Techniques for secure network searching


Techniques for network searching are provided. A search is defined and the search is encrypted in a format known to a search service.

12/18/14
20140372405 

Computer-based collaborative research service


A web-based computer system is programmed to present a user interface to a user for viewing with a browser program or mobile application. The user can enter a search query into the interface and the computer system forwards the received search query to a search engine.
Edtwist Inc.


12/04/14
20140359523 

Method for providing user interface on terminal


The present invention relates to a method for providing a user interface on a terminal, which provides a user interactive information search service that uses, as information, a user response to an information search request so as to overcome local limitations coverable by an information search service and expand a search function for the domain that cannot be supported. A method for providing a user interface on a terminal according to one embodiment disclosed in the present specification comprises a step of transmitting, to a server, an information search request based on a user voice input; a step of receiving, from the server, a response to the information search request; and a step of displaying an item to take, in the form of a voice input, a user response to the information search request in the event that the response indicates that there is nothing found as a search result..

12/04/14
20140358909 

Search result contexts for application launch


A search service executes on one or more computing systems and searches at least one index associated with content accessible through an application based on the at least one portion of the search query to provide search results associated with the application. A search results interface returns one or more search results from the search.

12/04/14
20140358887 

Application content search management


A search service accesses application content accessible via one or more enumerated applications. The search service ranks the accessed application content in combination with non-application content to produce a combined ranking.

11/13/14
20140337305 

Geographic coordinates based content search


Apparatuses, methods and storage medium associated with geographic coordinates based content search are disclosed herein. In embodiments, a search service may be configured to analyze a plurality of contents having non-geographic coordinate content items.

11/13/14
20140335898 

Method and providing internet service based on user's location information in a communication system


Methods and apparatuses are provided for providing an internet service by a server in a communication system. A user interface for selecting whether to provide a search service based on location information of a subscriber station, is provided to the subscriber station.

11/06/14
20140330821 

Recommending context based actions for data visualizations


A data visualization application recommends context based actions for data visualizations. The application displays a visualization of a dataset.

10/02/14
20140297616 

System and provising advanced job-time planning and search services for employment services


The present invention generally relates to computer and web-based methods for employment matching and search services. Specifically, this invention relates to systems and methods for allowing employers and potential employees to create and edit job-time plans and match jobs with one or more potential employees based on specific criteria, such as job-time plans, availability and workload with matching made across a plurality of candidates..

09/25/14
20140289212 

System and providing mobile url in mobile search environment


Provided is a system and method for providing a mobile uniform resource locator (url) in a mobile search environment. The system includes a collector configured to collect a mobile url associated with a search target.

09/25/14
20140289045 

System and a modular user controlled search engine


Method and system for delivery of personal search services and advertising. The method includes collecting information from the user about the user's personal search engine, including, but not limited to digital content data sources, link crawl depth of those digital content data sources, and time interval to refresh the index of the digital content data sources created.

09/18/14
20140280316 

Location-based mobile services and applications


In one aspect, the present disclosure relates to methods and apparatuses for performing a location-based search from a mobile device in a given location including an imaging sensor configured to capture a signal broadcast from a light source and a processor in communication with the imaging sensor configured to receive the signal from the imaging sensor, demodulate the signal to determine an identifier associated with the light source, receive a search query from a mobile device user requesting information relevant to the location of the mobile device, transmit the identifier and the search query to a search service, and in response to the transmission comprising the identifier and the search query, receive the information relevant to the location of the mobile device.. .

09/18/14
20140280294 

Connecting users in search services based on received queries


Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for receiving a search query from a searching user, defining a set of users based on the query, the set of users being a sub-set of a super-set of users and including one or more users that have submitted queries that are determined to correspond to the search query, providing an electronic document comprising instructions that, when executed by a computing device, cause the computing device to display a search results page including search results responsive to the search query and a connection interface, the connection interface displaying at least one indication of users of the set of users, and transmitting the electronic document to a computing device associated with the searching user.. .

09/18/14
20140280091 

Location specific translation and search service system


A hand held device acquires gps data and connects to an internet based remote server that uses internet resources to obtain the location of the user and places the user in a local map which may be in a foreign country. The user may enter a particular location of interest and the hand held device communicates this request to the remote server and performs an internet search for service providers, and provides phrases most commonly associated with the type of service provider.

09/18/14
20140279256 

Local product search based on photo sharing service actions


Information about user actions with respect to one or more photos on a photo sharing service may be received. A user intent regarding a first of the one or more photos may be determined.

09/18/14
20140279013 

Online and offline ecommerce connections


Product information from local searches can be furnished based on user actions with respect to an ecommerce system. Information about user actions with respect to a product on the ecommerce system can be retrieved from the ecommerce system.

09/18/14
20140278138 

Family networks


Described embodiments enable identification of family networks using combinations of dna analysis and genealogical information. Genealogical data is provided by users of a genealogical research service or collected from other sources and used to create family trees for each user.

07/17/14
20140201195 

Unified searchable storage for resource-constrained and other devices


The present disclosure describes a data indexing and search service that resides locally on a computing device (e.g., a mobile phone) and that can host data for multiple applications on the device. By centralizing the storage of data as well as the search and query functions, unified search queries can be performed by the service..

07/10/14
20140195527 

Method for intelligent search service using situation recognition and terminal thereof


A terminal including a wireless communication unit configured to wirelessly communicate with at least one other terminal; a display configured to display a search window for inputting a keyword; and a controller to determine an internal situation corresponding to an internal application on the mobile terminal or an external situation corresponding to an external environment of the mobile terminal, search for the input keyword, determine an output priority for displaying results of the search for the input keyword based on the determined internal situation or external situation of the mobile terminal, and display the results of the search according to the determined output priority.. .

07/03/14
20140188927 

Presenting recommended content in search pages


Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium include actions of receiving a search query, the search query being received from a first user of a computer-implemented search service, receiving a search result that is responsive to the search query, the search result being representative of one or more resources, receiving a set of entities associated with the one or more resources, receiving a first set of entities associated with the first user, each entity in the first set of entities having been determined to be of interest to the first user, determining that one or more entities of the set of entities corresponds to one or more entities of the first set of entities and, in response, providing a first set of recommended content, the first set of recommended content comprising the one or more entities of the set of entities, providing a first search results page, the first search results page comprising the search result and digital content representative of recommended content provided in the first set of recommended content, the digital content providing a link to a resource of the one or more resources, and transmitting the first search results page for display to the first user.. .

06/26/14
20140181135 

Predictive query completion and predictive search results


Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer program products, for processing search query suggestions. In one aspect, a search service provides query suggestions responsive to a query suggestion request from a client device, and determines if a prediction criterion is met.

06/26/14
20140181007 

Trademark reservation system


A data processing system and method for assisting in searching items on internet and to a method related to invoicing a user based on the action taken on the search results. An optimized transactional process for the selection of an appropriate parameter for action and the take decision on the basis of results obtained.

06/19/14
20140172912 

Methods, systems, and computer program products for processing a search query exchanged via a communications protocol


Methods and systems are described for processing a search query exchanged via a communications protocol. In an aspect, search information is received by a communications agent in a first execution environment.

06/19/14
20140172909 

Apparatus and providing service application using robot


An apparatus for providing a service application using a robot includes a sensing unit configured to generate environmental sensing information on the surrounding of a moving path of the robot and user state information; and a user circumstance determination unit configured to determine the circumstance and intention of a user to generate user recognition information, and searches and downloads a service application. Further, the apparatus includes a service provision unit configured to search service representation devices around the moving path of the robot and migrate a service corresponding to the service application to at least one of the searched service representation devices; and a user feedback management unit configured to manage feedback information corresponding to an interaction between the user and the robot..

06/19/14
20140172818 

Network browser supporting historical content viewing


An internet infrastructure supports a timed window and version-based historical search service comprising a search server that receives a search string from a client device and a historical data repository from where the historical internet data is retrieved when searching. A client device has a network browser that accesses a historical data support module that facilitates searching of historical data and displaying the historical internet data to user.

06/05/14
20140156671 

Index constructing method, search method, device and system


The present disclosure discloses an index constructing method, search method, device and system. The index constructing method includes: constructing data obtained in each preset time period into a primary index segment, respectively, and merging the constructed primary index segments into a primary index segment set after each preset time period is over; copying and merging each primary index segment in the primary index segment set into a corresponding large index segment, to obtain a large index segment set; and sending the primary index segments in the primary index segment set or the large index segments in the large index segment set to a search device to provide a search service.

05/08/14
20140129950 

Recurring search automation with search event detection


Recurring search automation with search event detection is enabled. Responsive to detection of search events and/or user triggering, a recurring search may be generated.

05/08/14
20140129543 

Search service including indexing text containing numbers in part using one or more number index structures


Embodiments provide indexing and searching features, but are not so limited. In an embodiment, a search service is configured to use one or more separate number index structures as part of providing a rich search service that includes reliable numerical value range searching functionality.

05/08/14
20140129381 

Systems and methods for transient local commerce search


A system, computer-readable storage medium storing at least one program, and computer-implemented method for a transient local commerce search service is provided. Location data identifying a temporary geographic location of a merchant having a particular product available for sale is received.

05/01/14
20140122426 

Enhanced database scheme to support advanced media production and distribution


An enhanced database system and method for media production and distribution enables the aggregation of assets using external unique ids. The use of the external ids allows the searching of media asset management database to be performed without any prior knowledge of the actual database.

05/01/14
20140122084 

Data search service


In an embodiment, speech may be acquired from a user. A concept, that may be associated with the user, may be identified from the acquired speech.

05/01/14
20140122059 

Method and system for voice based media search


Voice-based input is used to operate a media device and/or to search for media content. Voice input is received by a media device via one or more audio input devices and is translated into a textual representation of the voice input.

03/20/14
20140081961 

Finding relevant documents


An embodiment includes a computer-implemented method. For one embodiment, the computer-implemented method includes displaying a plurality of first groups of words in a browser for display to a user, constructing a new combination of search terms using more than one user-selected word groups, wherein the user-selected word groups are selected by the user from the plurality of first groups of words displayed to the user; invoking a search service with the new combination of search terms, displaying results of the search service using the new combination of search terms in the browser, and storing the results in memory coupled to a processor..

02/13/14
20140046822 

System, method, article for facilitating derivatives transactions


A derivatives transaction service is provided and includes qualifying prospective users of the service based on a user type and credit evaluation, determining approved transaction types for qualified users, identifying approved risk mitigation methods for qualified users; enrolling qualified users in the service; and providing to a qualified user services such as transaction search services; transaction offer services; portfolio management services; and transaction negotiation services. The service may be provided using one or more configured computing systems..

02/06/14
20140040262 

Techniques for cloud-based similarity searches


Techniques for facilitating a similarity search of digital assets (e.g., audio files, image files, video files, etc.) are described. Consistent with some embodiments, a cloud-based search service manages one or more search tree data structures for use in organizing digital assets to make the digital assets searchable.

02/06/14
20140040255 

Method and system for access to restricted resources


A method and system of providing a search result to a user based on information indicated in a restricted access resource is described. A search system utilizing the assistance of human searchers or guides may obtain a search result using information included in a restricted resource.

10/17/13
20130275881 

Method and system for providing service for searching friends


A method of providing a friend search service of a portable terminal is provided. The method includes transmitting, by a first portable terminal, a message for controlling a microphone of a second portable terminal to a contact server through a cellular network, outputting a sound including a first encryption key after transmitting the message, receiving a second encryption key from the second portable terminal through the cellular network, checking the second portable terminals existing in a sound-reaching area by comparing the first encryption key with the second encryption key, and displaying a friends list including the second portable terminals existing in the sound-reaching area..

09/26/13
20130254185 

Contents search service system and contents search service method


Provided is a contents search service system and a contents search service method. In the contents search service system and the contents search service method, popularity based on the number of hits that each of the contents has not in a limited range of a specific portal service but in the entire web environment is provided to a user and, in particular, the popularity of the content with respect to each of the reproducing periods and detailed information on the content are provided to the user so that a reliable and detailed contents search service may be provided to the user..

09/26/13
20130253882 

Method for providing a location search service and an electronic device thereof


A method for performing a location search in an electronic device includes estimating a current location of the electronic device, measuring an altitude of the electronic device, searching for an altitude of a topographic feature corresponding to the estimated current location, comparing the searched altitude and the measured altitude to determine whether the electronic device is located at the topographic feature, and determining the current location of the electronic device according to the determination result.. .

07/25/13
20130191415 

Automatic segmentation of video


Content items may be segmented and labeled by topic to provide for the capture, analysis, indexing, retrieval and/or distribution of information within information rich media, such as audio or video, with greater functionality, accuracy and speed. The segments and other related information may be stored in a database and made accessible to users through, for example, a search service and/or an on-demand service.

07/04/13
20130173654 

Method and system for providing enhanced business listings to multiple search providers from a single source


Methods and systems for providing enhanced listings of an entity to multiple search service provider systems from a single source system are disclosed. The single source system transmits listing identification data related to the entity to at least one provider system.

06/13/13
20130152212 

Depersonalized search


Methods and systems for managing a search process are provided. One method includes receiving user information from a user application, the user information associated with a search provider maintaining search services and non-search services.

06/06/13
20130145253 

Method and system of retrieving ajax web page content


The present disclosure describes a method and a system of retrieving ajax web page content. The method of retrieving ajax web page content includes: obtaining information of web page codes; retrieving javascript information in the information of the web page codes; analyzing the javascript information to determine function(s) that include(s) ajax call(s) in the web page codes; and triggering the determined function(s) that include(s) the ajax call(s) to obtain web page content.

05/23/13
20130133046 

Search service administration web service protocol


The embodiments described herein generally relate to a method and system for enabling a client to configure and control the crawling function available through a crawl configuration web service. A client is able to configure and control the crawling function by defining the url space of the crawl.

05/23/13
20130132378 

Search model updates


Search model updates are described. In one or more implementations, a search service uses a model to rank items in a search result, the model formed using an initial set of data.

05/16/13
20130124531 

Systems for extracting relevant and frequent key words from texts and their presentation in an auto-complete function of a search service


Systems for searching and reviewing text files among a plurality of users are disclosed. The systems include a server that is configured to receive, index, and store a plurality of text files, which are received by the server from a plurality of sources, within at least one database in communication with the server.

05/09/13
20130117259 

Search query context


Search techniques are described. In one or more implementations, a search service receives a search query from a user.

04/25/13
20130103702 

Providing a search service including updating aspects of a document using a configurable schema


Embodiments provide indexing and searching features including the use of a configurable schema as part of providing partial update support of one or more aspects of an electronic document or documents, but are not so limited. In an embodiment, a system is configured to provide search services including partial update functionality based in part on use of a configurable schema to manage partial document updates and/or query processing operations.

04/04/13
20130086036 

Dynamic search service


Textual information processed by an application may be used to access data from one or more on-line data source (e.g., wikipedia) which may be used to enhance the user experience or to improve user productivity from using the application. One such application may be a search service that accesses such data based on input data provided to the application.

04/04/13
20130085966 

System, method, article for facilitating derivatives transactions


A derivatives transaction service is provided and includes qualifying prospective users of the service based on a user type and credit evaluation, determining approved transaction types for qualified users, identifying approved risk mitigation methods for qualified users; enrolling qualified users in the service; and providing to a qualified user services such as transaction search services; transaction offer services; portfolio management services; and transaction negotiation services. The service may be provided using one or more configured computing systems..

03/28/13
20130080867 

Method of managing aggregate document


A method of managing an aggregate document includes a) presenting management options on a display device associated with a computing device in response to a user using the computing device to identify or select an aggregate document to be created of modified, b) presenting search selection options on the display device in response to the user selecting an embedded search service from a plurality of choices of embedded services, c) presenting a search result list on the display device after the user entered one or more search terms in a search text box and activated a search control and in response to receiving search results from a corresponding search conducted by the search engine, and d) adding a media content record to the aggregate document in response to the user activating an add control associated with a corresponding search result item.. .

03/07/13
20130061166 

Apparatus and providing search service


A terminal device for executing an application providing a search service is provided. The terminal device may include a touch sensing display, one or more processors, and a memory.

03/07/13
20130060809 

Method and system for uniquely identifying a person to the exclusion of all others


Methods, program products, computer program products and systems for uniquely identifying an individual within a population to the exclusion of all others within the population by comparing data from unique data sources based on the name of the individual for providing a collection of preliminary suspects. An individual search service provider is then searched for additional data relating to the collection of preliminary suspects to locate any potential matches, which are reconciled with data from the unique data sources to locate at least a portion of a unique identifier that may be associated with the individual.

02/14/13
20130041911 

Method and providing search services interactively displaying a type of search target


An approach is provided for search services. User-defined search input is received by at least one processor.

02/07/13
20130036124 

Segmentation of video according to narrative theme


Content items may be segmented and labeled by a theme to provide information, such as audio or video, with greater functionality, accuracy and speed. The segments and other related information may be stored and made accessible to users through, for example, a search service and/or an on-demand service.

02/07/13
20130036109 

Filtering social search results


This specification describes technologies relating to searching. In general, aspects of the subject matter described in this specification can be embodied in methods that include the actions of receiving a search query from a user of a search service, identifying search results including general search results responsive to the search query and social search results associated with content generated by one or more members of a user social graph associated with the user that are responsive to the search query, the search results corresponding to digital content stored in one or more computer-readable storage media, determining that a first social search result is associated with a first muted member that is a member of the user social graph, generating filtered search results in response to determining that the social search result is associated with the first muted member, and providing the filtered search results for display to the user..



Search Service topics: Search Service, Authentication, Encryption, Electronic Device, Search Engine, Personalized Search, Dynamic Content, Javascript, Authorization, Web Crawler, Application Program, Application Programming Interface, Web Services, User Interface, Portfolio Management

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