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Sending and acquiring wifi networking information
A method for sending and acquiring wifi networking information including generating, by a first wifi-type smart device, a management frame that carries wifi networking information; sending the management frame to be monitored by a second wifi-type smart device; monitoring, by the second wifi-type smart device, the management frame sent by the first wifi-type smart device; and parsing the management frame to obtain the wifi networking information, so that a network may be accessed by using the obtained wifi networking information. The techniques of the present disclosure may reduce the time delay and technological complexity of a wifi-type smart device in accessing a network..
Alibaba Group Holding Limited


Networking between voip -and pstn- calls
Programmatically reversing numerical line identity presented at a communications services gateway into named ip telephony users with “prior association”, delivers dynamic “reverse address resolution” switching connections from ground to cloud, permitting any conventional telephone to dial and connect to any associated ip telephony endpoint in the world, without changes to the conventional telephone. Reversing line identity into associated named users bridges both the addressability and economic divide between mass conventional “paying” (mobile and fixed) and “free”.
Starlogik Ip Llc


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


Coordinated network configuration system
A coordinated network configuration system includes a management network, a management device that is coupled to the management network and that is configured to provision networking device configurations through the management network, and a plurality of networking devices. A first networking device is coupled to the management device through the management network and receives a first networking device configuration from the management device through the management network.
Dell Products L.p.


Method for preventing verification flaw by controlling session time and session data traffic
A method for preventing a verification flaw by controlling a session time and a session data traffic is applied to a networking equipment that stores a list of verified terminal devices, a temporary permit list, and a walled garden. When a terminal device is connected to the networking equipment, the networking equipment records the media information of the terminal device on the temporary permit list and starts recording a session time and session data traffic of the terminal device.
D-link Corporation


Methods and systems for providing content to users of a social networking service
An exemplary method of providing content to users of a social networking service includes determining user-traffic patterns during respective periods of time for a plurality of users on a social networking service in a geographic region. The user-traffic patterns including a first user-traffic pattern during a first period of time.
Facebook, Inc.


Identity-based internet protocol networking
Disclosed herein are system, method, and computer program product embodiments for identity-based internet protocol networking. An embodiment operates by receiving a packet from a device of a secured network.
The Mitre Corporation


Security system integrated with social media platform
Systems and methods are described comprising a touchscreen that includes a processor coupled to a security system at a premises. A plurality of user interfaces presented via the touchscreen includes a security interface and a network interface.
Icontrol Networks, Inc.


Message presentation management in a social networking environment
Disclosed aspects relate to message presentation management in a social networking environment. A message from a source may be detected in the social networking environment.
International Business Machines Corporation


Message presentation management in a social networking environment
Disclosed aspects relate to message presentation management in a social networking environment. A message from a source may be detected in the social networking environment.
International Business Machines Corporation


Distributed producer mobility management in information centric networking

The disclosure includes a method for an information-centric networking (icn) network. According to the method, a poa receives registration information from a producer, where the registration information comprises a name prefix of the producer.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

Path information updates in information-centric networking

Systems, methods, and instrumentalities are disclosed to communicate with subscribers in an information-centric networking environment. A wtru may store a first path from the wtru to a first subscriber and a second path from the wtru to a second subscriber.
Idac Holdings, Inc.

Intelligent multi-modal iot gateway

A fog network gateway includes at least one wireless communication interface, at least one cellular communication interface, and at least one wireline communication interface. The fog network gateway further includes connectivity logic configured to provide connection between a remote device and at least one local device via at least one of the wireless, cellular, and wireline communication interfaces, fog networking logic configured to form a fog network with the at least one local device for transmitting data thereto, and bandwidth aggregation logic configured to aggregate available bandwidth from at least two of the wireless, cellular, and wireline communication interfaces to ensure adequate bandwidth for data transmission between the remote device and the at least one local device.
Smartiply, Inc.

Distributed micro transactions for software defined networking flows

Methods and systems for software defined networking data flows includes receiving a request for content from a source, determining the amount of defined network resources required to support the request, comparing the required amount of defined network resources with an amount of network resources provisioned for the source, determining that the required amount of defined network resources exceeds the amount of network resources provisioned for the source, sending a flow request to a software defined networking controller for the request for content from the source, receiving compensation using a payment recording system in response to the flow request, and enabling a data flow associated with the request for content based on receiving compensation. The compensation may be received without a prior relationship with the source of the request for content being established..

Sentiment-driven content management in a social networking environment

Disclosed aspects relate to sentiment-driven content management in a social networking environment. A set of user-derived data may be detected in a social networking environment.
International Business Machines Corporation

Methods and systems for generating content for users of a social networking service

An exemplary method of generating content for a user of a social networking service includes, in an application of a social networking service, receiving a classification model from a server system associated with the social networking service. The method further includes detecting content items stored on the client device independently of the application.
Facebook, Inc.

Sentiment-driven content management in a social networking environment

Disclosed aspects relate to sentiment-driven content management in a social networking environment. A set of user-derived data may be detected in a social networking environment.
International Business Machines Corporation

Systems and methods to identify influencers in a social networking system

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer readable media are configured to determine one or more weights associated with connections between nodes representing users in a first graph. The one or more weights are adjusted based at least in part on an impact metric associated with a first user based on a second graph.
Facebook, Inc.

Buoy-type high frequency ground-wave radar system

A buoy-type high-frequency ground wave radar system. A buoy platform is used as an offshore carrier of a ground wave radar.
China Precise Ocean Detection Technology Co., Ltd

Vent-free and fan-less preconfigured information networking system

A vent-free, fan-less pre-configured information technology component cluster suitable for in-wall mounting is provided which maintains proper operational temperature of all components within the cluster.. .

Networking core device, wireless networking method, and intelligent network system, based on electronic module

A networking core device, a wireless networking method and an intelligent network system, based on an electronic module are provided. The networking core device includes a function-module processor configured to identify and control at least one functional electronic module electrically connected to the networking core device; an in-group networking member configured to establish a wireless connection between the networking core device and at least one other networking core device based on a first communication protocol; and a controller configured to establish a connection between the networking core device and an intelligent terminal based on a second communication protocol, and receive and process a control signal of the intelligent terminal..
Meike Technology (beijing) Ltd.

Real-time script for live broadcast

In one embodiment, a method includes retrieving, from one or more data stores, a script including multiple text strings, where the script is associated with a user of a social-networking system. The method also includes capturing an incoming media stream including audio data corresponding to vocal expression by the user, where the media stream is transmitted to the social-networking system for broadcast and identifying, using a speech recognition process, one or more words in the vocal expression corresponding to a text string of the script.
Facebook, Inc.

Live broadcast on an online social network

In one embodiment, a method includes sending, to a social-networking system, a request to access a live-broadcast session associated with a broadcasting user of the social-networking system. The live-broadcast session includes a media stream, where the media stream is available in a video format or an audio format.
Facebook, Inc.

Systems and methods for resumable uploading of data in a social networking system

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer readable media can receive a request to upload a file from a user. A server of a plurality of servers can be determined to process the request to upload the file.
Facebook, Inc.

Live broadcast on an online social network

In one embodiment, a method includes sending, to a social-networking system, information to initiate a live-broadcast session for distribution of a media stream using the social-networking system. The method also includes capturing an incoming media stream in association with the live-broadcast session, generating an outgoing media stream based on the incoming media stream, and sending the outgoing media stream to the social-networking system.
Facebook, Inc.

User communications with a third party through a social networking system

The present disclosure is directed toward systems and methods for facilitating communications between a third party and a user of a social networking system. The systems and methods may include providing, via a social networking system, an electronic form having at least one fillable field and receiving one or more responses from the user via the electronic form.
Facebook, Inc.

Analyzing and converting unstructured networking system communications

The present disclosure is directed toward systems and methods for identifying offers in networking system post. For example, systems and methods described herein identify one or more offer indicators in a networking system post and calculate a confidence score representing a level of confidence that the unstructured networking system post includes a merchant offer.
Facebook, Inc.

Utilizing networking system offers offline

The present disclosure is directed toward systems and methods for identifying and providing offers to networking system users for use in offline purchases. For example, systems and methods described herein detect when a networking system user has initiated an offline purchase at a merchant's physical point of sale.
Facebook, Inc.

Method for networking users for submission and processing of referrals

A method for method for networking users for submission and processing of referrals uses multiple user accounts and a remote server. Each user account is associated to a user pc device.

Transforming social media re-shares to track referrer history and identify influencers

Approaches are provided for tracking and measuring the influence of social networking members on groups of friends to engage in electronic commerce. An approach includes receiving unique identifier information and activity information for a user that referred a social media link to one or more other users.
International Business Machines Corporation

Collaborative expertise networking system and method

Embodiments are directed to an apparatus or method that includes among other features, a search engine configured to permit a user to search the profiles of other users, a storage medium configured to store the profile of the users such that the profiles include at least one of text, picture, audio and video, wherein the profile displays tasks that were performed by the user in the past and a team creation module configured to form a team of a group of users such that a skill for performing a task associated with the group of users is generated based on the combined skill of the group of users.. .
Talent Earth, Inc.

Identification of target audience for content delivery in social networks by quantifying semantic relations and crowdsourcing

A mechanism is provided in a data processing system for content delivery. The mechanism identifies a candidate user of a social networking service.
International Business Machines Corporation

Systems and methods for suggesting content

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can train a sequence model to output respective captions, or portions of captions, for content items. A determination can be made that a user of the social networking system is posting a content item for publication through a social networking system.
Facebook, Inc.

Modular system for datacenter switch systems and routers

Networking systems and methods of assembly are described that provide a modular system that includes a main networking box and a detachable module. The main networking box and the detachable module are configured to be connected to each other on a datacenter rack via board-to-board connectors to provide the desired connections to the network, but can also be unlocked and detached from each other, such as to allow the main networking box to be replaced.
Mellanox Technologies, Ltd.

Method for wirelessly connecting to an internet

A method for wirelessly connecting to an internet, applied for establishing a wireless connection between a mobile device and a plurality of wireless networking devices, the method including: the mobile device searching for the plurality of wireless networking devices via a wireless communication; the mobile device wirelessly connecting with a main controlling device which is one of the plurality of wireless networking devices; the mobile device providing a connection information to the main controlling device for connecting to a base station; and the main controlling device broadcasting the connection information to the other wireless networking devices of the plurality of wireless networking devices; and the main controlling device and the other wireless networking devices of the plurality of wireless networking devices connecting to the base station according to the connection information.. .
Realtek Semiconductor Corp.

Persistent scheduling and forwarding while receiving in wireless time sensitive networks

This disclosure describes systems, methods, and apparatus related to wireless time sensitive networking (tsn). A device may determine a beacon frame.
Intel Corporation

Method system and dynamic wakeup interval in neighbor awareness networking cluster

The disclosure generally relates to a method, system and apparatus to communicate in a neighbor awareness network (nan) cluster. In an exemplary embodiment, the disclosure provides dynamic wakeup frequency in one or more mobile devices in a nan cluster of mobile devices.
Intel Ip Corporation

Multi-channel time synchronized mesh networking

This disclosure describes systems, methods, and apparatus related to narrowband mesh networking. A device may determine one or more first devices within a coverage area of the device.
Intel Corporation

Method and program product for automatic human identification and censorship of submitted media

A method and program product includes receiving at least a media from a user of a social networking system. At least one or more humans captured in the media are identified.

Data storage system with redundant internal networks

A data storage system includes a rack, multiple head nodes, multiple data storage sleds, and at least two networking devices. The at least two network devices are configured to implement at least two redundant networks within the data storage system.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Access controls for units of content in a messaging service

Exemplary embodiments provide techniques for promoting and providing subscribed content via a messaging platform. An article may be viewed via a social networking service (such as in a social network's news feed), or on a partner website integrated with the social networking service and/or messaging service.
Facebook, Inc.

Online social media interaction system

A system and method for connecting a number of users to enable interaction between the users through an integrated online social media and instant messaging platform is disclosed. The system includes an electronic communication device configured to run an integrated social media and instant messaging application, which includes a social networking module for providing a variety of social media related services to the users, a social media integration module for integrating a number of online social media platforms of the user and an instant messaging module for enabling interaction between the users.

Failure protection for software defined networks using multi-topology routing based fast reroute

A software defined networking (sdn) controller and methods for protecting against failure of a network element in a forwarding plane are provided. A multi-topology routing based ip fast re-route (mtr-ipfrr) process is configured to: if a new traffic flow is detected in the forwarding plane, determine a primary path for relaying network traffic to a destination node using primary forwarding tables; for each network element along the primary path, determine and associate a virtual topology (vt) which protects the network element from relaying network traffic; determine a protecting path for each protected network element along the primary path using an associated vt; and program each node along the primary path to be switchable to a protecting path associated with an adjacent network element to reroute network traffic from an anticipated failed network element..
Ozyegin Universitesi

Method, system and using neighbor awareness networking for mesh networking

The disclosure relates to a method, system and apparatus for providing extending nan networking capabilities to implement upper layer protocols, including, mesh networking. In an exemplary embodiment, nan network configuration is used by identifying one or more nearby devices that support a similar routing protocol service.
Intel Ip Corporation

Networking device configuration system

A networking device includes a chassis, a port located on the chassis, a port configuration display located on the chassis, and a plurality of port configuration buttons located on the chassis. A port configuration engine is included in the chassis and is coupled to each of the port, the port configuration display, and the plurality of port configuration buttons.
Dell Products L.p.

Zero-knowledge environment based social networking engine

Methods, systems, and apparatus are described providing social networking engines. Specifically, the present specification relates to a method for implementing software containers implementing social network engines that may be configured to act in a zero-knowledge environment.
Eingot Llc

Providing referrals to social networking users

The present disclosure is directed towards systems and method for providing referrals for providers of various products to users of a social networking system. In particular, the systems and methods described herein involve receiving a message from a user of a social networking system intended for a plurality of recipients and determining that the message includes a request for a referral of a product of a product.
Facebook, Inc.

Method and system for tagging an individual in a digital image

A system and method for tagging an image of an individual in a plurality of photos is disclosed herein. A feature vector of an individual is used to analyze a set of photos on a social networking website such as www.facebook.com to determine if an image of the individual is present in a photo of the set of photos.
Avigilon Patent Holding 1 Corporation

Multi-agent coordination under sparse networking

A method includes receiving a first time-parameterized path for the first robotic device, and an indication of a second robotic device having a second time-parameterized path that overlaps with the first time-parameterized path at a first location. The method also includes executing, by the first robotic device, a first portion of the first time-parameterized path before reaching the first location, wherein execution of the first portion corresponds to a first rate of progress of the first robotic device along the first time-parameterized path.
X Development Llc

Multiscale approach to predictable wireless networking

A distributed sensing and control network includes a plurality of sensing/control nodes, each of the sensing/control nodes includes a sensor, a local controller, a local memory and a wireless transmitter/receiver. The local memory stores instructions for implementing a multiscale networking protocol for wireless transmissions.
Wayne State University

Apparatus, system and communicating in an awareness cluster

Some demonstrative embodiments include apparatuses, systems and/or methods of communicating in an awareness cluster. For example, an apparatus may include circuitry configured to cause an awareness networking device to communicate during one or more discovery windows (dw) of an awareness cluster; communicate with one or more devices of at least one data path group, the data path group comprising devices of the awareness cluster and having a common schedule of radio resources (srr); and communicate with one or more devices of at least one service data group, the service data group comprising devices of the data path group being subscribed to a common service..
Intel Ip Corporation

Method, system and location-based machine-assisted interactions

In accordance with one example embodiment of the present invention a method comprises at least partially enabling a set of functionalities and attributes associated to an area for facilitating business transactions, networking activities, or social interactions of users who are within, proximate, or associated, at least provisionally, with said area. In some implementations, the present invention provides functionalities apt to discover taxonomies of users in relation to locations.

Preferred contact channel for user communcations

In one embodiment, a user of a social networking system requests to look up a contact's communication channel information in the user's address book. The social networking system provides to the user the contact's communication channels in an ordered sequence based on the user's social graph and communication information..
Facebook, Inc.

Native tag-based configuration for workloads in a virtual computing environment

A method of configuring networking, security, and operational parameters of workloads deployed in a virtualized computing environment includes the steps of: storing multiple policies, each defining one of networking, security, or operational parameters, and associating tags to each of the multiple policies, independent of deployment of a virtual computing instance in the virtual computing environment; responsive to a request to perform configuration of a virtual computing instance being deployed, retrieving policies among the stored multiple policies that are associated with same tags as tags contained in the request; generating configuration parameters for data path components in a host machine of the virtual computing instance and for data path components of the virtual computing instance based on the retrieved policies; and transmitting the generated configuration parameters to the host machine for the host machine to configure the networking, security, or operational parameters the virtual computing instance therewith.. .
Nicira, Inc.

Methods and systems for verifying a user login using contact information of the user

A server system receives, from a first device, a request to authenticate a user with a third-party application using a social networking system and contact information of the user. The server system requests the social networking system to authenticate the user based on the contact information.
Facebook, Inc.

Application-based multiple radio access technology and platform control using sdn

Concepts and technologies disclosed herein are directed to application-based multiple radio access technologies (“rat”) and platform control using software-defined networking (“sdn”). According to one aspect of the concepts and technologies disclosed herein, an sdn controller can configure a radio access network (“ran”) for connectionless services and for connection-oriented services.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Service chaining at a network device

In one embodiment, a network device is provided that comprises a plurality of ports at which network packets are received at the network device and sent from the network device. At least hardware module includes one or more memories that store entries for one or more networking features to be performed to direct network packets with respect to the plurality of ports.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Systems and methods for measuring and monitoring networking capacity in a network of moving things, for example including autonomous vehicles

Communication network architectures, systems and methods for supporting and/or effectively utilizing a network of mobile and/or static nodes. As a non-limiting example, various aspects of this disclosure provide communication network architectures, systems, and methods for supporting a dynamically configurable communication network comprising a complex array of both static and moving communication nodes (e.g., the internet of moving things, autonomous vehicle networks, etc.).
Veniam, Inc.

Sorting and displaying network traffic analytics

A method including: in a network element that includes one or more hardware memory resources of fixed storage capacity for storing data used to configure a plurality of networking features of the network element and a utilization management process running on the network element, the utilization management process performing operations including: obtaining a plurality of entries of the one or more hardware memory resources representing utilization of the one or more hardware memory resources by network traffic passing through the network element; sorting the plurality of entries of the one or more hardware memory resources by statistics associated with the network traffic passing through the network element to produce sorted entries; and sending the extracted to a network management application for display is disclosed. An apparatus and one or more non-transitory computer readable storage media to execute the method are also provided..
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Interaction of devices in a networked environment

A method of autonomic organisation of network nodes is described. A first node is adapted to adopt a node role.
Sparkl Limited

Data collection network and data collection device

A networking device is described the device comprising a processor, memory, at least one network device, and a plurality of capacitive and/or inductive based circuits, the circuits being usable for coupling aerials and accessories to the networking 5 device and capable of being used for user input.. .
Encounter Solutions Limited

Methods and systems for wet radome attenuation mitigation in phased-array antennae applications and networked use of such applications

A radar enclosure that includes two side wall components, a top aerodynamically streamlined shape component, the two side wall components extending from the base surface to the a top aerodynamically streamlined shape component forming an enclosure cavity, and an antenna supporting component disposed in the enclosure cavity and configured to support a phased array antenna, the phased array antenna being disposed at an angle with respect to a normal to the base surface is disclosed. The networking of the radar with such enclosures increases the radar coverage by adding to the possible collection of locations and thus potentially increasing the data to be analyzed—ultimately increasing the accuracy of the readings..

Viewing shopping information on a network based social platform

A system for viewing shopping information on a social networking platform is disclosed. At the social networking platform, the system receives a request from a user device corresponding to a first user of the social networking platform to view a list of a second user of the social networking platform.
Ebay Inc.

Method, apparatus and system for management of information content for enhanced accessibility over wireless communication networks

A method comprises providing an interface permitting a first user to control activation of a mobile information channel through which the first user can share access to content with a plurality of additional users, activating the mobile information channel responsive to input received from the first user via the interface, inserting content provided by the first user into the mobile information channel, receiving additional content relating to the mobile information channel from one or more of said additional users via one or more respective mobile devices associated with at least one wireless network, inserting at least a portion of the additional content into the mobile information channel, and integrating into the mobile information channel information associated with at least one wireless networking functionality of said at least one wireless network.. .
Engagelogic Corporation

Optimizing audience engagement with digital content shared on a social networking system

This disclosure generally covers systems and methods that schedule posts of one or more images, videos, or other digital content items through an account of a social networking system in a way that optimizes user engagement. In particular, certain embodiments of the disclosed systems and methods determine when to post digital content items by calculating data-driven user engagement scores and updating those scores with data tracked by the social networking system..
Facebook, Inc.

Determining similarities among industries to enhance job searching

Methods, systems, and computer programs are presented for expanding a job search that includes an industry by adding other similar industries. A method accesses, by a social networking server, a plurality of job applications, with each job application being submitted by a member for a job in a company, the member and the job having a respective industry from a plurality of industries.
Linkedln Corporation

Systems, managing resources in computer systems

Systems, methods and apparatus, including computer program products, are disclosed for management of resources and services (e.g., storage, registers, memory, ternary content-addressable memory (tcam) tables) to route packet sequences in a software-defined networking (sdn) environment. In one embodiment, this management occurs through the use of supply chain economics to manage utilization of tcam resources..
Turbonomic, Inc.

Distributed networking of configurable load controllers

A touch-control device is described, comprising a first load controller connectable to control a first endpoint electrically coupled to the load controller; a touch-input surface associated with the first load controller; a network interface communicatively coupled with a network interface of a second touch-control device, wherein the second touch-control device includes a second load controller connectable to control a second endpoint electrically coupled to the second load controller; and a processor configured to generate a first gesture signal representative of a first gesture at the touch-input surface, select the second endpoint as a target device, the selecting based at least in part on the first gesture, and control the target device based, at least in part, on the first gesture signal.. .
Ube, Inc. D/b/a Plum

Feed modeling incoporating explicit feedback

A machine may be configured to generate a digital content feed based on at least explicit feedback from a member of a social networking service (sns). For example, the machine generates explicit input data describing digital content preferences of a member of the sns based on a communication including explicit feedback data.
Linkedin Corporation

Geo-location tracking system and method

A system and method that includes a user management device, a server, and executable instructions that provide geo-tracking routing from point to point in a geographical location and to geo-tracking of a user's progress by tracking user location via storing of waypoints along a route and developing a “return home” path for the user. The systems and methods described herein can be employed in a mapping system that may include various geo-tracking services, social networking services, and geo-tracking capabilities, and the determination of return paths, and utilizes artificial intelligence to map location, time, and user preferences.

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

Intelligent polisher and system

An intelligent polishing system provides improvements to the polisher itself as well as networking capability enabling remote control and monitoring of multiple polishers. One or more electronic devices ensure that a user of the intelligent polisher operates the polisher to achieve optimum results.

Sensor acquisition and analytics platform for enhancing interaction with adult devices

A sensor acquisition and analytics platform for enhancing interaction with adult devices. More specifically, the integration of social networking and gamification (i.e., adding game-like features to the interactions between adult devices and the user(s)) frameworks towards enhancing user interactions and joint activities surrounding adult devices, services, and/or content is introduced.
Standard Innovation Corporation

Conjoined class-based networking

A data communication network includes two logically distinct class-based networks conjoined by at least one common node that has membership in each of the respective classes of the two logically distinct class-based networks. Optionally, three or more class-based networks may be conjoined to form a data communications network..
Google Llc

Multi-hop networking protocol for wide-area energy harvesting sensor network deployments

The present invention provides an ehsn communication protocol that uses a beaconing scheme to facilitate communication between multiple low power sensor nodes. In the illustrative embodiment, the desired sensor data flows through a series of sensor nodes from the origin sensor to a destination node through a set of intermediate relay nodes.
The Boeing Company

Roaming support for software defined networking architecture in mobile network

A software defined networking controller can be provided to manage sharing of information relating to roaming requests for mobile devices that are roaming on visited networks. The software defined networking controller can be a sub-instance of a main software defined networking controller that manages traffic within the home network, and the software defined networking controller can sit at the edge of the home network and control edge routing elements.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Discovery of ingress provider edge devices in egress peering networks

The present disclosure generally discloses improvements in computer performance in communication networks, which may include improvements in computer performance in supporting discovery of ingress provider edge (pe) devices in a communication network using egress peer engineering (epe) and software defined networking (sdn). The ingress pe devices of a network may have peering relationships with an egress peer link of an egress peer node of the network.
Alcatel-lucent Canada Inc.

Deploying a networking test tool in a cloud computing system

Methods, systems, and computer readable media for deploying a networking test tool in a cloud computing system are disclosed. An example method includes receiving user input specifying configuration information for a networking test tool for deployment in a cloud computing system.
Ixia

Method for visualizing and connecting concurrent website visitors as a universal communication layer across websites on the internet

This patent application presents a novel method for connecting users in a detached networking layer, wherein users are able to interact and exchange freely, and new avenues of exploration are dynamically surfaced to users and third parties, filterable through a variety of factors. The application also describes a method for extending the invention onto third parties, thereby allowing them to create a customized, local version of the method.

Networking platform system and method

The networking platform system consists of a platform server including a database and related software. The platform server may have several software modules that include: a registration module for approving qualified users, a messaging module to assist in connecting users, a transaction module to help pay for featured services, a graphical display module to allow for quick and easy searching, and a contract management module for users to engage in binding work agreements.

Keyword bidding based on search traffic on online social networks

In one embodiment, a method includes accessing search traffic data internal to a social-networking system, the internal search traffic data comprising historical search volume for search terms; identifying qualifying keywords based on the internal search traffic data, wherein the internal search traffic data for each qualifying keyword satisfies one or more of the following criteria: (1) a current search volume for the qualifying keyword is less than an upper threshold volume; (2) an overall rate of change in search volume during an overall timeframe is greater than a first threshold rate of change; and (3) a current rate of change in search volume during a current timeframe is greater than a second threshold rate of change, wherein the overall timeframe begins at a time preceding the current timeframe; and sending instructions for placing a bid on each qualifying keyword to a third-party system associated with an external search engine.. .
Facebook, Inc.

Systems and methods to provide local suggestions based on spectral clustering

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer readable media are configured to apply a spectral clustering technique to at least a portion of a similarity graph to generate clusters of geographic sub-regions constituting geographic regions. A tf-idf technique is performed to determine pages of a social networking system associated with a geographic region as potential local suggestions for a user associated with a geographic sub-region in the geographic region.
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

Custom content feed based on fantasy sports data

Techniques for configuring and operating a fantasy sports interleaver service are described herein. In some examples, a custom content feed can be generated for a user based on one or more topics of interest to the user.

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Multiband power save control for wireless networking

A wireless station (sta) for operation in a wireless network communicates over a first band and a second band, where operation of the first band includes operation of a first set of band-specific medium access control processing and physical-layer circuitry of the sta, and wherein operation of the second band includes operation of a second set of band-specific medium access control processing and physical-layer circuitry of the sta. The sta implements a power-save policy for the sta to coordinate power-save operations between the first band and the second band, where the power-save policy calls for a change in operational parameters of at least the second band.
Intel Corporation

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.

System and an adaptive search engine usng domain social networking data

An engine, system and method for a domain social network that interconnects internet users with at least domains owned by or of interest to those internet users, and that may obtain and/or forward obtained dynamic data regarding those domains automatically, such as by web service or email service. The dynamic data may be used to filter and protect content and data of the respective domains, to protect users by identifying low quality web pages or malicious software or pages, to isolate or improve search results regarding the domain, and/or to improve internet-based transaction flow, such as the creation of advertising..

Systems and methods for measuring time spent associated with a social networking system

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer readable media can obtain a first event stream including one or more events of a first type, where each event of the first type is associated with a timestamp. A second event stream including one or more events of a second type can be obtained, where each event of the second type is associated with a timestamp.
Facebook, Inc.

Group-based pruning in a software defined networking environment

Presented herein are traffic pruning techniques that define the pruning at the group level. A software defined network (sdn) controller determines first and second endpoint groups (epgs) of an sdn associated with the sdn controller.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Enhanced quality of service in software-defined networking-based connectionless mobility architecture

Concepts and technologies disclosed herein are directed to providing enhanced quality of service (“qos”) in a software-defined network (“sdn”)-based connectionless mobility architecture. According to one aspect of the concepts and technologies disclosed herein, an sdn controller can receive service level requirements and can map the service level requirements to qos requirements and attributes to be associated with a qos tag.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Redundant hybrid ring laser

The disclosed embodiments improve on the design of existing hybrid ring lasers by enabling a redundancy of one of the least reliable components, the iii-v reflective semiconductor optical amplifier (rsoa). This allows a spare rsoa to be used to replace a failed rsoa while using the same ring mirror as the wavelength selective filter, thus reducing link down time, and eliminating the need for additional switching or multiplexing elements which add excess loss and require additional power.
Oracle International Corporation

Inferring appropriate courses for recommendation based on member characteristics

A system and method for inferring appropriate courses for recommendation based on member characteristics is disclosed. A social networking system receives a request for recommended courses, wherein the request is associated with a member of the social networking system.
Linkedln Corporation

Identifying and customizing discovery of offers based on social networking system information

The present disclosure is directed toward systems and methods for identifying and providing offers to social networking system users. For example, systems and methods described herein determine various characteristics associated with a social networking system user and identify offers available via the social networking system that are relevant to the social networking system user.
Facebook, Inc.

Selecting organic content and advertisements for presentation to social networking system users based on user engagement

A social networking system dynamically adjusts a number of advertisements presented to a user along with organic content items by modifying a ranking including organic content items and advertisements. Partial engagement scores are generated for organic content items based on an expected amount of user interaction with each organic content item, and scores are generated for advertisements based on expected user interaction and bid amounts associated with each organic content item.
Facebook, Inc.

Systems and methods for determination and provision of similar media content item recommendations

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can receive an indication that a user of a social networking system has interacted with a first media content item on the social networking system. A set of potential media content items is compiled based on media content item similarity criteria indicative of a similarity of each potential media content item to the first media content item.
Facebook, Inc.

Systems and methods for user clustering

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can calculate user similarity scores for a plurality of users on a social networking system with respect to a first user based on user embeddings for the plurality of users and the first user. A set of similar users comprising a plurality of similar users is determined based on the user similarity scores.
Facebook, Inc.

Systems and methods for providing stub applications for a social networking system

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer readable media can connect to a server associated with an application in response to access of a stub application associated with the application, where the stub application is installed on a mobile device. Information associated with the mobile device can be sent to the server.
Facebook, Inc.

Drone device for monitoring animals and vegetation

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.

Artificial light configured for daylight emulation

A lighting system configured for daylight emulation. The system includes a plurality of light sources for generating a daylight-emulating output light spectrum.
Arborlight, Inc.

Method and networking unmanned aerial vehicle and system for controlling unmanned aerial vehicle

The present application provides a method and an apparatus for networking an unmanned aerial vehicle and a system for controlling an unmanned aerial vehicle. The method for networking an unmanned aerial vehicle includes: generating a service set identifier and a password; sending the generated service set identifier and password to a control end by means of short-distance wireless communication; judging the status of a connection to the control end; when the connection is disconnected, returning to the step of generating a service set identifier and a password, where the service set identifier and the password that are generated each time are both different from the previously generated service set identifier and password; and when the connection is not disconnected, continuing to judge the status of the connection to the control end..
Autel Robotics Co., Ltd.

Methods and systems for selecting content for a personalized video

A method of generating a personalized video for a user of a social networking service. For a plurality of images associated with the user, respective first metrics are determined for respective images of the plurality of images based on one or more predefined image-content criteria, a first set of images is selected from the plurality of images based at least in part on the respective first metrics, and the personalized video is populated with the first set of images.
Facebook, Inc.

Methods and systems for notifying callee availability

Exemplary embodiments relate to techniques for connecting two users when a caller places a call but a callee rejects the call or fails to answer in a predetermined period of time. The calling application may terminate the call attempt and request status updates regarding the called party to determine when the callee is available for a follow-up call.
Facebook, Inc.

Capability opening method and system, and capability opening function entity

A capability opening method and system, and a capability opening functional entity. The method comprises: after receiving a requirement of a third party for a mobile network, acquiring current network information; based on the requirement and the current network information, creating private network networking information, wherein the private network networking information is used for instructing the creation of a private network and/or a private network element; and sending the private network networking information to a network arrangement functional entity.
Zte Corporation

People directory with social privacy and contact association features

In one embodiment, a social networking system provides people look up service and establish anonymous communication session between users; creates contact association for future communication between users; and configures one or more privacy settings for users. The method may comprise receiving from an initiating user a request for information of a target user, determining location information associated with the initiating user, accessing one or more privacy settings of the target user to determine if the initiating user fulfills a requirement based on one or more social, spatiotemporal, geographic or temporal conditions associated with the target user and the location information associated with the initiating user, and in response to determining that the initiating user fulfills the requirement, providing the requested information of the target user to the initiating user..
Facebook, Inc.

Notifications based on user activity on third-party websites

In one embodiment, a method includes sending notifications to one or more users of a social-networking system. Information may be received regarding actions taken by the users of the social-networking system.
Facebook, Inc.

Bandwidth sentinel

Minimum guaranteed wireless network bandwidth is provided to client network devices by monitoring the performance of network connections to identify client network devices experiencing network congestion. Congested network connections are then analyzed to determine the source of the network congestion.
Aerohive Networks, Inc.

Recovery from a networking backend disconnect

Methods, systems, and computer program products are included for processing one or more buffers in a networking queue. An example method includes receiving one or more transmit requests or receive requests from a guest running on a virtual machine.
Red Hat Israel, Ltd.

System and on-demand network communication

A network system configured to provide software defined networking is described. The network system comprises networking hardware such as network controllers, memory and other storage devices, and processors.
Cloudsmartz, Inc.

Power adapter with networking

Methods and systems are described for a power adapter. The power adapter may provide power to a computing device.
Comcast Cable Communications, Llc

Method and systems for routing entangled photons to quantum network users via a reconfigurable switch networks of optical crossbar switches

Quantum networking systems and methods for routing entangled photons pairs are described herein. One quantum networking system includes entangled photon sources which generate entangled photons; optical output ports; a reconfigurable switching network connecting to the entangled photon sources and the output ports, which include a regular repeating structure of optical crossbar switches and interconnections for selectively routing individual ones of entangled photons pairs input to the network to and amongst the outputs; and a control module.
U.s. Army Research Laboratory Attn: Rdrl-loc-i

Multi-domain connection establishment in computer networking communications

A method, computer program product and computer system achieves full-mesh connectivity between any two domains in a multi-domain computing environment such as an infiniband or converged ethernet environment. A connection between two domains is established using a single connection management identifier, and private payloads in connection management datagrams, to drive full-duplex connectivity over a pair of half-duplex connections.
International Business Machines Corporation

Multi-domain connection establishment in computer networking communications

A method, computer program product and computer system achieves full-mesh connectivity between any two domains in a multi-domain computing environment such as an infiniband or converged ethernet environment. A connection between two domains is established using a single connection management identifier, and private payloads in connection management datagrams, to drive full-duplex connectivity over a pair of half-duplex connections.
International Business Machines Corporation

Distance-based social message pruning

Correspondences in a social networking system are analyzed to determine at least one topic. An activity stream with the at least one topic is analyzed.
International Business Machines Corporation

Distance-based social message pruning

Correspondences in a social networking system are analyzed to determine at least one topic. An activity stream with the at least one topic is analyzed.
International Business Machines Corporation

Interaction based machine learned vector modelling

Apparatuses, computer readable media, and methods are disclosed for generating machine learned models and recommendations identified using hidden feature vectors determined using the machine learned models. The method includes selecting a job profile associated with a first set of members of a social networking system.
Linkedln Corporation

Machine learned vector modelling for recommendation generation

Apparatuses, computer-readable medium, and methods are disclosed for generating machine learned models and recommendations identified using hidden feature vectors determined using the machine learned models. The method includes selecting a first job profile associated with a first set of members of a social networking system.
Linkedin Corporation

Social networking allowing users to view, manage and respond to a plurality of news events

A computer implemented social networking system and method to enable a user to view and comment on a variety of contents is disclosed. The system includes a social networking application to present the contents including a variety of news events to the users and to receive comments on the news events from the users.

Method and system for managing wireless networking of units inside robot

The present disclosure discloses a management method and system for wireless networking of units inside a robot. The system includes a control unit and a plurality of tributary units, wherein each tributary unit has a wireless transceiver module, and the units are in wireless communication with each other.
Nanjing Avatarmind Robot Technology Co., Ltd.

Systems and methods for determining page identifiers

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can determine a request to create an identifier for a page that is accessible through a social networking system. Page data that describes the page is determined.
Facebook, Inc.

Social mode for managing communications between a mobile device and a social networking system

The automatic transmission of communications between a mobile device and a social networking system is regulated based on the communication mode of the mobile device. A communication for transmission between the mobile device and the social networking system is detected.
Facebook, Inc.

Tiered infrastructure for handling data

The disclosure is directed to receiving a digitized content item that is indicated to be shared with users (e.g., all, some, or one) of a social networking system; selecting, based on one or more characteristics of the digitized content item, a second server computing device at which to further compute or store the digitized content item; and transmitting, to the second computing device, the digitized content item for storage at the second computing device. At least one of the characteristics can be a classification of a user who transmitted the digitized content item via the data communications network.
Facebook, Inc.

Real-time communication network application based on a shared specific location

A geo-social networking system utilizes location-based information to connect mobile users in real-time over a network to other users located at the same place. A mobile device determines the geographic location of the user and uses the location to generate a list of places within the vicinity of the specific geographical location of the user, allowing the user to check-in at a place, causing the mobile device to display a list of users who are also within/checked into the same specific place and display messages amongst the users.

Trust metrics on shared computers

Particular embodiments of a verification authority associated with a web service may receive a request to access the web service. The request may comprise data uniquely identifying a client device.
Facebook, Inc.

Method to enable deep packet inspection (dpi) in openflow-based software defined network (sdn)

The present invention relates to a method and system for performing deep packet inspection of messages transmitted through a network switch in a software defined network (sdn). Embodiments of the invention include a network switch, a controller, and a firewall in a software defined networking environment.
Sonicwall Us Holdings Inc.

Virtual network verification service

A virtual network verification service for provider networks that leverages a declarative logic programming language to allow clients to pose queries about their virtual networks as constraint problems; the queries may be resolved using a constraint solver engine. Semantics and logic for networking primitives of virtual networks in the provider network environment may be encoded as a set of rules according to the logic programming language; networking security standards and/or client-defined rules may also be encoded in the rules.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Integrating information centric networking (icn) over low power and lossy networks (llns)

In one embodiment, a device in a network joins an information centric networking (icn)-based directed acyclic graph (dag) based on the device being able to act as an icn cache in the network. The device receives icn content data for forwarding between a content provider node in the network and a destination node in the network.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Integration of internet-based tools for transforming in-person conferences into seamless conversations

Multiple schemes and techniques for enhancing slide content sharing during presentations, engaging audience participation, and facilitating social networking through digital devices within in-person conferences are described. For example, internet-enabled digital devices used by persons attending presentations are used to establish dialog loops with presenters and other attendees or remote participants.
Dialogloop Inc.

Electronic teaching aid software system and generating a customized curriculum

The electronic teaching aid software system and method of generating a customized curriculum having a collection of tools, educational information, therapy plans and strategies designed to assist speech/language pathologists in teaching students with speech/language delays/disabilities. The software further aids educational social networking between speech/language pathologists by linking them together using a combination of member forums and discussion boards.

User consumption of third-party offer content through a social networking system

The present disclosure is directed toward systems and methods for providing third-party content to users of a social networking system. For example, the disclosed systems and methods receive content associated with an offer from a third party for presentation to a user, display the content associated with the offer in a graphical user interface including a feed of social networking content associated with the user, and detecting an interaction of the user with the displayed content associated with the offer.
Facebook, Inc.

System and determining valid request and commitment patterns in electronic messages

A system and method are provided for comparing portions of text in electronic messages with potential request/commitment information components, determining if individual portions correspond to a request/commitment information component, and determining if a set of portions correspond to a valid request/commitment information pattern. A set of valid request/commitment information patterns is provided.

System and method enabling location, identification, authentication and ranging with social networking features

An extensible system for intercommunication between smartphones and intelligent digital cameras that permits acquisition, identification, authentication and communication outside the cellular and networked interfaces. This concept provides a means for smartphones to intercommunicate securely and directly without network, or radio based wireless connection and to provide private visual and motion-image data communication at reasonable rates between parties outside of the cellular network.
The Quantum Group Inc.

Networking-based profiling of containers and security enforcement

A system and method for securing execution of software containers using security profiles. The method includes receiving an event indicating that a container image requires profiling, wherein the container image includes resources utilized to execute a corresponding application container; generating a security profile for the container image when the event is received, wherein the generated security profile indicates at least networking ports that are allowed for at least one of: access to the application container, and access by the application container; monitoring an operation of a runtime execution of the application container; and detecting a violation of the security profile based on the monitored operation..
Twistlock, Ltd.

Systems and methods for providing entity account administrator feeds

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can select a set of selected pages from a plurality of pages on a social networking system based on page selection criteria. A set of potential stories from the set of selected pages is aggregated.
Facebook, Inc.

Flexible job management for distributed container cloud platform

Described herein is a container framework which includes a flexible job management platform for managing jobs of the data center. The flexible job management platform is based on an embedded hana container service, such as docker service, in the container cloud manager.
Sap Se

Methods and apparatuses for configuring message properties in a networked communications system

The present application provides methods and apparatuses for configuring properties of messages transmitted in a networking communications system. In one embodiment, the method comprises: identifying message content in an input box of a communication session page of a communication application; recording an implementation degree of a trigger operation for a preset dimension in response to detecting the trigger operation; and sending the message content and the implementation degree to a peer device, wherein the implementation degree causes the peer device to configure a display attribute of the message content, such that the display attribute of the message content matches a predefined display attribute corresponding to the implementation degree.
Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Method and ensuring air quality in a building, including controlling a working device using a handheld unit having scanning, networking, display and input capability

A method for wirelessly controlling a working device using a handheld unit, the method comprising: connecting the working device to a central server by a network, wherein the working device is uniquely identified on the network by an assigned network address, and further wherein the working device and the central server are configured so that the central server can receive data concerning operation of the working device, and control operation of the working device, via the network; positioning a device-specific identification marker at the working device, wherein the device-specific identification marker is linked to the assigned network address of the working device; scanning the device-specific identification marker with the handheld unit, whereby to identify the working device and the assigned network address linked to the working device; and using the handheld unit to cause the central server to communicate with and control the working device at the assigned network address, whereby to allow the user to control operation of the working device via the handheld device and/or to receive data concerning the working device from the central server.. .
Fipak Research And Development Company

Forward acoustic scattering based double-transmitter and double-receiver networking target detection system and method thereof

The present invention relates to a forward acoustic scattering based double-transmitter and double-receiver networking target detection system and method thereof. Two transmitting ends and two receiving ends are adopted, anchored at a sea bottom, and arranged in a parallelogram layout.
Northwestern Polytechnical University

Systems and methods for providing content

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can generate a set of candidate content items from a plurality of content items that are available in the social networking system for a first user. A corresponding score for each of the candidate content items can be generated based at least in part on one or more social affinity coefficients corresponding to the first user and a respective second user associated with a candidate content item, wherein a social affinity coefficient provides a quantitative measurement of the strength of a relationship between two users.
Facebook, Inc.

Apparatus, systems and methods utilizing dispersive networking

An electronic device configured for electronic communications utilizing virtual dispersive networking includes: a network interface for communicating over a network; an application loaded onto the electronic device programmed to communicate over a network; and virtual dispersive networking software configured to create, for such application, a virtual machine comprising a virtual interface for the network interface of the electronic device; select a network protocol out of a plurality of available network protocols based on current communication requirements of the application; and cause network communications of the application to occur via the virtual network interface of the electronic device using the determined network protocol.. .
Dispersive Networks, Inc.

Systems and methods for sourcing content

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can access a content feed of a user in a social networking system. At least one content item to be added to the content feed is determined.
Facebook, Inc.

On-box behavior-based traffic classification

In one embodiment, a networking device in a network detects an traffic flow conveyed in the network via the networking device. The networking device generates flow data for the traffic flow.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Ccn name chaining

A method and system for route transforming by a network device implements a content centric networking (ccn) gateway or ccn router, where the ccn gateway or ccn router is part of a ccn network. The method to handle a first ccn reply before forwarding a second ccn reply in the ccn network.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Multipath forwarding in an overlay network

The use of overlay networks, such as network virtualization using overlays over layer 3 (nvo3), is a growing trend to address networking issues in data centers that make use of virtualization and cloud computing techniques. Additional considerations may be required to support multipath forwarding scenarios..
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Virtualized networking application and infrastructure

Systems, devices, and techniques described herein are directed to a virtualized networking topology decoupling networking objects from an underlying physical topology. A virtualized networking topology can include networking application objects implementing various networking specifications independent of a networking node or a physical topology of the network to render services to the network.
T-mobile Usa, Inc.

Automatic performance of parameter-based operations in trusted network environments

The disclosed embodiments include computer-implemented systems and processes that facilitate an initiation and a performance of one or more trustless transactions between counterparty devices operating within a trusted, secure computer-networking environment. For example, an apparatus may receive, through a touchscreen display unit, first data that identifies a session identifier associated with a transaction session, and may determine a validity of the session identifier based on the received first data.
The Toronto-dominion Bank

Social based online matchmaking system

Systems and methods for social based online matchmaking system are provided. In particular, some embodiments provide recommendations for connections (i.e., candidate users) based on the user's social networking and social matching system connections and activity.

Community translation of user-generated content

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

Enhanced wireless networks for time sensitive applications

This disclosure describes systems, methods, and apparatus related to wireless time sensitive networking. A device may determine one or more communication channels.

Systems and methods for enhanced mesh networking

A method for enhanced mesh networking, preferably including performing network analysis, configuring router link parameters, and managing routing paths. A metric for routing path assessment, preferably including a throughput metric and a channel utilization metric.
Eero Inc.

Systems and methods for enhanced mesh networking

A method for enhanced mesh networking, preferably including performing network analysis, configuring router link parameters, and managing routing paths. A metric for routing path assessment, preferably including a throughput metric and a channel utilization metric.
Eero Inc.

Personally-wearable multifunction computer

A portable programmable computing device 1 containing a memory 14, gps antenna 12, wi-fi component 21, microprocessor 11, and power source 15 housed in a mobile, compact, housing 41. Housing 41 can be a wearable garment, allowing computing device 1 to be hidden within the garment, thus enabling device 1 to communicate with outside devices surreptitiously.

Headset-based telecommunications platform

A hands-free wireless wearable gps enabled video camera and audio-video communications headset, mobile phone and personal media player, capable of real-time two-way and multi-feed wireless voice, data and audio-video streaming, telecommunications, and teleconferencing, coordinated applications, and shared functionality between one or more wirelessly networked headsets or other paired or networked wired or wireless devices and optimized device and data management over multiple wired and wireless network connections. The headset can operate in concert with one or more wired or wireless devices as a paired accessory, as an autonomous hands-free wide area, metro or local area and personal area wireless audio-video communications and multimedia device and/or as a wearable docking station, hot spot and wireless router supporting direct connect multi-device ad-hoc virtual private networking (vpn).
Eyecam, Inc.

Systems and methods for suppressing denial of service attacks

Techniques for network traffic filtering and flow control are disclosed. Some implementations provide a network communication evaluation module (“ncem”) that executes on a networking device, such as a gateway or router, and performs network traffic control, such as suppressing denial of service attacks or otherwise limiting packet flow.

Protecting computing devices from malicious activity

Embodiments provide methods of protecting computing devices from malicious activity. A processor of a networking device may monitor network traffic flows of network computing devices and identify applications that are a source of the first network traffic flow.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Systems and methods for providing dynamic authorization

Systems, methods, and computer-readable media are disclosed for providing dynamic authorization by receiving requests for access to a resource or configuration element, sending a notification to a member of an authorization group based on the request, receiving a response to the notification, determining whether to grant authorization to the resource or configuration element based on the response, responding to the request for access with a notification that access is denied based on determining to deny authorization, and setting up a virtual private network tunnel or using software-defined networking to allow access to the resource or configuration element based on determining to allow authorization.. .
Prosoft Technology, Inc.

Internet protocol over a content-centric network (ipoc)

Internet protocol (ip) over a content/name/information centric network is contemplated, such as for devices, software or other entities lacking capabilities sufficient to natively support content/name/information centric networking and/or the related messaging protocols and requirements. The contemplated ip over content/name/information centric networking may be facilitated with encapsulation and decapsulation of ip packets when forwarded over a content/name/information centric network as well as attendant processing and protocols created to facilitate the operation thereof..
Cable Television Laboratories, Inc.

Systems and methods to control the lifetime of online posts

Systems and methods to control the lifetime of social networking posts. The viewable range and/or duration of a post is determined as a function (e.g., gaussian) of the viewer location/position relative to the post location/position and other factors, such as, local content density power of the poster, net likes, etc.
Erodr, Inc.

Managing digital messages across a plurality of social networking groups

One or more embodiments of the disclosure include a digital multi-group messaging system that manages digital messages across a plurality of social networking groups. In particular, in one or more embodiments, the digital multi-group messaging system detects a digital message and selects a set of social networking groups to suggest to the user.
Facebook, Inc.

Generating relationship maps in online social networks

Disclosed herein are system, method, and computer program product embodiments creating and expanding family maps through an online social-networking system. An embodiment operates by receiving, from a first user of a social-networking system having a first user profile, a first request to add a second user profile to the social-networking system, the first request comprising a name of the second user and a relationship between the first and second users.

Gateway/standalone fibre channel switch system

A fc system includes an fc switch that receives local device flogis that identify local devices through a first subset of ports, and provides a local address in a mapping database for each of the identified local devices. The fc switch then transmits an fc switch flogi using a second subset of ports through which no local device fabric login was received, and determines whether a flogi acc has been received back.
Dell Products L.p.

Discovery and admission control of forwarding boxes in a software-defined network

A controller, in a software-defined networking control layer, may determine auto-discovery parameters and may use the auto-discovery parameters to identify a first set of forwarding boxes within a network. The controller may identify a second set of forwarding boxes within the network that communicate with or are otherwise coupled to the first set of forwarding boxes.
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

Wireless reporting of facility problems

A water leak detector providing a water leak signal, a wireless networking microcontroller coupled to the water leak detector, the wireless networking microcontroller sending alarms based on the input from the water leak detector, a power conditioner coupled to the wireless networking microcontroller to provide a conditioned power signal to the wireless networking microcontroller and a programming interface coupled to the wireless networking microcontroller, wherein the programming interface provides programming signals to the wireless networking microcontroller to set predetermined alarm thresholds. The water leak detector receives the water leak signal and sends notification to a person or system for intervention without the need for a dedicated communications hub..

Systems and methods for similar account determination

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can receive an indication that a user of a social networking system has interacted with a first account of the social networking system. A set of potential accounts is compiled based on account similarity criteria indicative of a similarity of each potential account to the first account.
Facebook, Inc.

Incorporation of user-provided natural language translations in a social networking system

A social networking system determines whether a particular user is qualified to provide translations of text from a first language to a second language. The determination may include evaluation of the language competencies of the user, and also of the trustworthiness of the user as a translator, as determined based on prior translations submitted by the user.
Facebook, Inc.

Wireless wrist computing and control device and 3d imaging, mapping, networking and interfacing

An apparatus and method for light and optical depth mapping, 3d imaging, modeling, networking, and interfacing on an autonomous, intelligent, wearable wireless wrist computing, display and control system for onboard and remote device and graphic user interface control. Embodiments of the invention enable augmentation of people, objects, devices and spaces into a virtual environment and augmentation of virtual objects and interfaces into the physical world through its wireless multimedia streaming and multi-interface display and projection systems..
Eyecam Llc

Systems and methods for coordinating and controlling infusion pumps

A real-time embedded server system for controlling, in real-time, at least one infusion pump. The embedded server system includes an embedded server including a memory and a processor electrically coupled to the memory and configured to implement a control engine configured to issue control commands to at least one infusion pump, a messaging engine configured to issue messages to and receive messages from at least one infusion pump, an aggregation engine configured to aggregate data related to the operation of the at least one infusion pump, and a networking engine configured to control network access of the embedded server and the at least one infusion pump.
Smiths Medical Asd, Inc.

Creating a workout routine in online and mobile networking environments

Methods and systems for creating workout routines are provided. An example method includes dynamically receiving data associated with one or more user personal metrics.
Longwood Gardens, Inc.

System and emergency response portal video camera feed integrity

A system and method to ensure video integrity for providing on-site images for emergency services is disclosed. An emergency response portal server can establish virtual private networking (vpn) connections to a router associated with a location, building or campus to enable police, fire, emergency medical services access to on-scene images.
9069569 Canada Inc.

Advertisement management of internet communication with devices on a mobile platform

Disclosed herein is a system comprising: a networking device, a storage, and a proxy server, wherein the proxy server is configured to identify a first group of contents from first data received from a content server, to modify the first data to generate second data by replacing the first group of contents with labels, and to transmit the second data to the networking device; wherein the networking device is configured to read the labels in the second data, to request contents from the storage based on the labels, to replace the labels with the contents received from the storage to generate third data, to transmit the third data to a mobile device.. .
United Bus Technology Inc.

Automatic number identification validation in a collaboration conference system

Aspects of the present disclosure involve systems, methods, computer program products, and the like, for collaboration conferencing with multiple participants over a communications network, and more specifically for utilizing a received automatic number identification (ani) value to validate an identification of a user of the collaboration system. In general, the ani is a value associated with a telephone call or other communication of a telecommunications network that identifies the originating telephone number.
Level 3 Communications, Llc

Mobile maps connected to augmented reality games via linket

The invention combines esports and mobile augmented reality games. A mobile device runs a map.

Techniques for detecting malicious behavior using an accomplice model

The present disclosure generally relates to web page analysis, and more particularly to detecting malicious behavior using an accomplice model. In certain embodiments, the accomplice model may determine that a uri is associated with malicious behavior based upon the uri being associated with an attribute determined to be related to malicious behavior.
Riskiq, Inc.

Blinder avoidance in social network interactions

A method, system and computer program product for blinder avoidance in social networking interactions includes executing a social networking data processing system in memory of a host computing system to provide a social networking service to different users in a social network. The method also includes defining in memory of the host computing system a user interface interaction for a user interface of the social networking service, and a corresponding user interface change in connection with a presentation of a status update for a user in different streams of other users of the social networking service.
International Business Machines Corporation

Message management in a social networking environment

Disclosed aspects relate to message management utilizing a social networking environment. A message which pertains to an anticipated activity may be detected in the social networking environment.
International Business Machines Corporation

Virtual network switch system and constructing the same

A virtual network switching system for communicating with a plurality of physical network interface cards (nics) of different connectivity specifications includes a building module, a mapping module, a determining module, and a control module. The building module builds a virtual switch, a plurality of virtual servers, and a plurality of virtual nics in a server according to a received command.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

Transmission path optimization method and software-defined networking controller using the method

A transmission path optimization method for a multipath transmission control protocol (mptcp) applied in a software-defined networking controller located in a network topology. The method is based on detected mptcp information, the sdn controller retrieves and selects one or more optimal routing paths for allocating to sub-flows of the mptcp connection.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

Method and automatic networking of gateway device

The method includes: after a first gateway device is connected to a second gateway device, determining, by the first gateway device, whether the second gateway device and the first gateway device are in a same home network; when the first gateway device and the second gateway device are in the same home network, switching, by the first gateway device, to be a bridge device of the second gateway device; receiving, by the first gateway device, a network parameter sent by the second gateway device, where the network parameter includes an ssid of the second gateway device and an internet protocol ip address assigned by the second gateway device to the first gateway device, and the ip address is an address in a network segment corresponding to the ssid; and performing, by the first gateway device, network configuration on the first gateway device according to the network parameter.. .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Scalable tenant networks

Template-driven locally calculated policy updates for virtualized machines in a datacenter environment are described. A central control and monitoring node calculates and pushes down policy templates to local control and monitoring nodes.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Wireless environmental data capture mesh networking

A mesh network-based environmental data capture system and method for providing communication between a base system having at least one wireless input capture device icd(s) and other icd(s), wherein the icd(s) are capable of smart cross-communication with each other and remote access to their inputs via a server computer, including the steps of providing this base system; at least one user accessing the icds and inputs remotely via a user interface through a remote server computer and/or electronic device communicating with it, for providing a secure surveillance system with extended inputs range and wireless smart cross-communication for monitoring a target environment.. .

Data visualization representation from service

Non-limiting examples of the present disclosure describe examples of data visualization, where data visualization representations may be generated to visually represent aggregated data for a service from the perspective of a user. The data visualization representation aggregates data of the service into points of interest that provide user-centric perspectives of the service data.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Determining gift suggestions for users of a social networking system using an auction model

A social networking system provides suggestions of gifts to users for presentation to a target user for a life event of the target user. Merchants provide bids for their products.
Facebook, Inc.

Systems and methods for classification of comments for pages in social networking systems

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media according to certain aspects can obtain a comment submitted by a user on a page associated with an entity. A training data set, including a plurality of comments, that indicates whether each of the plurality of comments is actionable can be determined.
Facebook, Inc.

Cold start machine learning algorithm

In an example embodiment, a first plurality of images stored on a computing device is identified, each image having an indication that it depicts a first member of a social networking service. The first plurality of images is used as training data to a first machine learning algorithm to train a first machine learning algorithm model corresponding to the first member, the first machine learning algorithm model corresponding to the first member designed to calculate a member likelihood score for a candidate image.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Ranking search results based on lookalike users on online social networks

In one embodiment, a method includes accessing lookalike data in response to a search query, wherein the lookalike data is associated with lookalike users with respect to the querying user, wherein the querying user corresponds to a first user-vector, the lookalike users being selected from a plurality of second users of an online social network that each correspond to a plurality of second user-vectors, wherein each dimension of the user-vector corresponds to a social-networking trait of the respective user. Each second user is selected based on a vector similarity between the querying user-vector and the second-user vector.
Facebook, Inc.

Dataset networking and database modeling

In various example embodiments, a system and methods are presented for generating node clusters from a plurality of disconnected nodes and generating data access models for interaction with the nodes. The system and methods identify one or more datasets associated with a first set of nodes distributed across a plurality of node clusters, and a set of entities associated within the plurality of node clusters.
Roam Analytics, Inc.

Device profiling for isolation networks

In one embodiment, a server instructs one or more networking devices in a local area network (lan) to form virtual network overlay in the lan that redirects traffic associated with a particular node in the lan to the server. The server receives the redirected traffic associated with the particular node.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Maintaining a limited user profile for social networking system users unable to establish a user profile

A social networking system maintains a limited user profile associated with a user of the social networking system who does not satisfy one or more criteria for the social networking system to maintain a user profile. The limited user profile includes information describing the user and allows the user to be associated with limited types of interactions with the social networking system.
Facebook, Inc.

Device management for isolation networks

In one embodiment, a server instructs one or more networking devices in a local area network (lan) to form a virtual network overlay in the lan that redirects traffic associated with a particular node in the lan to the server. The server identifies a configuration for the particular node based on a node profile for the particular node.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

System and associated software for providing advanced data protections in a defense-in-depth system by integrating multi-factor authentication with cryptographic offloading

The advanced data protection system is implemented by distributing data encryption across multiple isolated computing systems and using multi-factor authentication to access remote, protected decryption material. Architectural components include: client application software reading/writing from/to a client data store executing on a client host computer, client application plug-ins communicating with external authentication devices, server application software reading/write data from/to a server data store executing on a host computer which is physically or virtually isolated from the client host computer, authentication devices, components, or systems integrated with or connected to the client computer and exposing programmatic interfaces to client application software, and secure networking components executing on both hosts that provide secure data exchange.
Definitive Data Security, Inc.

Localized connectivity management for isolation networks

In one embodiment, a networking device in a local area network (lan) establishes a virtual network overlay in the lan to redirect traffic associated with a particular node in the lan to a server for analysis. The networking device receives an indication from the server that at least a portion of the traffic associated with the particular node is trusted for local sending within the lan and adjusts the virtual network overlay to locally send the trusted portion of the traffic associated with the particular node to one or more other nodes in the lan without redirection to the server.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Distributed and centralized modes for isolation networks

In one embodiment, a networking device in a local area network (lan) receives an instruction from a server to form a virtual network overlay in the lan that redirects traffic associated with a particular node in the lan to the server for analysis. The networking device establishes the virtual network overlay in the lan to redirect traffic associated with the particular node to the server.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Isolation networks for computer devices

In one embodiment, a server instructs one or more networking devices in a local area network (lan) to form a virtual network overlay in the lan that redirects traffic associated with a particular node in the lan to the server. The server receives the redirected traffic associated with the particular node.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Managing for-sale group postings

The present disclosure is directed toward systems and method for managing social networking system for-sale groups. For example, systems and method described herein identify sale listings within social networking system for-sale groups and aggregates the identified sale listings into a personal town square for a particular social networking system user.
Facebook, Inc.

Social network communities

Disclosed are methods, apparatus, systems, and computer-readable storage media for providing access to communities of users in an online social network. In some implementations, a server is configured to identify a user identity (id), received from a computing device, as one of a plurality of first user identities (ids) of first users belonging to a first community maintained on behalf of a first organization by a social networking system.
Salesforce.com, Inc.

Biometric-based sentiment management in a social networking environment

Disclosed aspects relate to biometric-based sentiment management in a social networking environment. A set of biometric data for an originating-user of an electronic message may be detected using a set of biometric sensors.
International Business Machines Corporation

Method and system for estimating network performance of a virtual private network (vpn) tunnel

The present invention discloses methods and systems for estimating network performance of a virtual private network (vpn) tunnel established between a first network node and a second network node. The vpn tunnel comprises a plurality of end-to-end connections.
Pismo Labs Technology Limited

Systems and methods for intuitive home networking

A method for router configuration includes at a remote router management platform, registering a first router, associated with a first router identifier, to a user account; at the first router, establishing an internet connection; at a first user electronic device, transmitting a first router configuration to the remote router management platform; and at the first router, receiving the first router configuration from the remote router management platform via the internet connection.. .
Eero Inc.

Personalized job search and recommendations using job seeker behavioral features

A user submits a job search query in an online social networking system. The online social networking system calculates a score based on the similarity between the job search query and the profile of the user.
Linkedin Corporation

Role-relative social networking

A role-based social network follow request that identifies a specified user role to follow within a social network is received from a social network user. A social network role-based query, derived from the specified user role identified within the role-based social network follow request, is executed.
International Business Machines Corporation

Systems and methods for providing service directory predictive search recommendations

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can train a machine learning model to determine predictive search recommendation based on search prediction information. Search prediction information associated with a user is provided to the machine learning model.
Facebook, Inc.

Systems and methods for providing a service directory for automatic search engine indexing

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can present a service directory landing page comprising a plurality of selectable service category options associated with a plurality of pre-defined service categories. A search results page is presented, including one or more search results based on search criteria.
Facebook, Inc.

Systems and methods for determining recommendations for pages in social networking systems

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media according to certain aspects can obtain a goal associated with a page provided by a social networking system. Potential recommendations for the page can be determined based on a first machine learning model.
Facebook, Inc.

Generating routes using information from trusted sources

Identifications of areas of interest are received from trusted sources such as contacts in a social networking application. The areas of interest can include geographic boundaries that identify regions such as blocks or portions of streets.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Using networking relationship in configuring radio connectivity

There is provided a solution for using application layer information to establish clusters in a cell of a cellular communication system. In an embodiment, there is acquired at least one information element representing application layer networking relationship of a first user account associated with a first terminal device with at least a second user account of a second terminal device.
Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

Machine learning coordinated wireless networking

The disclosed methods and systems use artificial intelligence (ai) and machine learning (ml) technologies to model the usage and interference on each channel. For example, units of the system can measure channel interference regularly over the time of day on all radios.
Netgear, Inc.

Controlling channel usage in a wireless network

Methods, apparatuses, and embodiments related to a technique for controlling channel usage in a wireless network in a multi-band wireless networking system. In a wireless network with multiple wireless networking devices and one or more client devices, communications between the wireless networking devices occurs via a backhaul channel, and communication between the client(s) and the wireless networking devices occurs via a fronthaul channel.
Netgear, Inc.

Managing interference in a wireless network

Methods, apparatuses, and embodiments related to a technique for managing interference of communication of a wireless network in a multi-band wireless networking system. In an example wireless network with multiple wireless networking devices and one or more client devices, communications between the wireless networking devices occurs via a backhaul channel, and communication between the client(s) and the wireless networking devices occurs via a fronthaul channel.
Netgear, Inc.

Discovery and networking of proximate wireless devices by acoustic messaging

Apparatus and method are provided for discovery and networking of proximate devices using acoustic messaging. In one novel aspect, a peer discovery protocol is used to discover proximate devices using voting messages encoded in ultrasonic waveform.
Dewmobile Inc.

Dynamically associated neighbor awareness networking (nan) discovery windows for fine timing measurement

Certain embodiments herein relate to a dynamic pre-association between neighbor awareness networking (nan) discovery windows and fine timing measurement (ftm) communications. A wireless station may trigger an ftm procedure during a nan discovery window by the transmission of a nan service discovery frame (sdf).
Intel Corporation

Indoor positioning and tracking using a multi-band wireless networking system

Systems and methods are introduced for indoor positioning and tracking of devices and objects using a multi-band wireless networking system. In an embodiment, multiple wireless networking devices are interconnected via a dedicated wireless backhaul to collectively form a single multi-band wireless network providing broad coverage to a client device.
Netgear, Inc.

System and method to facilitate integration of information-centric networking into internet protocol networks

A method is provided in one example embodiment and may include receiving an internet protocol (ip) packet at a node; identifying a content semantic for the ip packet; determining whether the ip packet is an ip interest packet or an ip data packet; determining whether content identified in the ip packet is stored at the node based on a determination that the ip packet is an ip interest packet; forwarding the ip packet toward at least one other node based on a determination that the content is not stored at the node; and transmitting an ip data packet containing the content based on a determination that the content is stored at the node.. .
Cisco Technology, Inc.

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

Methods and systems are provided for synchronizing and sharing a file. A set of access privileges is configured within a cloud collaboration site to define a sharing configuration to allow sharing of the file between a group of computing devices comprising a first computing device and one or more second computing devices.
Salesforce.com, Inc.

Apparatus and implementing network deception

An example apparatus configured to perform network deception may include processing circuitry configured to generate virtual instances of decoy resources residing within a defined host network for presentation to cyber attackers, control at least one software defined network switch to monitor network traffic directed to real and decoy resources of the defined host network, and route network traffic based on detected interactions with the decoy resources. The decoy resources may have differing levels of decoy fidelity, where decoy fidelity indicates a difficulty for a cyber attacker to determine that the resource is a decoy.
The Johns Hopkins University

Systems and methods for sharing content

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can determine that at least one image has been captured using the computing device, wherein one or more individuals are represented in the image. An identity of at least a first individual of the one or more individuals represented in the image is determined, wherein the identity of the first individual is determined, at least in part, using a social networking system.
Facebook, Inc.

Systems and methods to prompt page administrator action based on machine learning

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer readable media are configured to receive values associated with features corresponding to an instance involving a page of a social networking system and an administrator of the page. The values associated with the features are applied to a machine learning model.
Facebook, Inc.

Reengaging website visitors with social networking system electronic messages

The present disclosure is directed toward systems and methods for reengaging website visitors via a social networking system. For example, in accordance with one embodiment, a social networking system receives information regarding a user-triggered event associated with a merchant webpage, utilizes the received information to generate an electronic message from the merchant to the user, and provides the electronic message to the user via the social networking system.
Facebook, Inc.

Methods and systems for content loading and offloading to and from a transportation vehicle

Methods and systems for a transportation vehicle are provided. One exemplary method includes generating by a processor a master instruction set with a routing plan for loading data to and from a transportation vehicle using one or more networking links; creating by the processor a transportation side instruction set for loading and offloading data from the transportation vehicle, the transportation side instruction set being based on the master instruction set; using the master instruction set, the local instruction set and the transportation side instruction set to automatically load data to and from the transportation vehicle using the one or more network links to meet an objective of the master instruction set; and monitoring data loading to and from the transportation vehicle for making any changes to meet an objective of the master instruction set based on delivery time, cost or both delivery time and cost..
Panasonic Avionics Corporation

Changing topology in a wireless network

Methods, apparatuses, and embodiments related to a technique for changing topology of a wireless network in a multi-band wireless networking system. In a wireless network with multiple wireless networking devices and one or more client devices, communications between the wireless networking devices occurs via a backhaul channel, and communication between the client(s) and the wireless networking devices occurs via a fronthaul channel.
Netgear, Inc.

Machine learning coordinated wireless networking

The disclosed methods and systems use artificial intelligence (ai) and machine learning (ml) technologies to model the usage and interference on each channel. For example, units of the system can measure channel interference regularly over the time of day on all radios.
Netgear, Inc.

Network service pricing and resource management in a software defined networking environment

Systems and methods for instantiating a network service in a network include receiving a service request for a network service; determining network resources in the network to instantiate the network service; determining a price for the network resources utilizing forecasts with adjustments to the price based on a current network status; providing the price in response to the service request; and responsive to acceptance of the price, causing instantiation of the network service through the network resources in the network.. .
Ciena Corporation

Distributed multi-band wireless networking system

Disclosed is a way to expand the range of internet of things devices in a home, office, or structure to the range of a local wifi network. This is accomplished by generating a network bridge for the devices using machine-to-machine protocols to communicate using the wifi network backhaul channel.
Netgear, Inc.

Distributed multi-band wireless networking system

Disclosed is a dedicated control channel for a wlan network. A number of access points are networked together and communicate data necessary to propagate the wlan over a backhaul channel, however a dedicated radio on each access point is used to communicate control information between the access points.
Netgear, Inc.

System for managing a virtual private ledger and distributing workflow of authenticated transactions within a blockchain distributed network

Embodiments of the present invention provide a system for expediting validation and authorization of transactions between end points. Embodiments of the invention utilize a private blockchain to control transaction workflow amongst compute nodes, provide automatic authorization of transactions in the workflow, and provide efficient record-keeping functions within the virtual ledgers in an upstream and a downstream application.
Bank Of America Corporation

Systems and methods for suggesting content

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can train a machine learning model to output respective scores for content items based at least in part on information describing a user, wherein a score for a content item measures a likelihood that the user will select the content item to be included in a social profile of the user. A determination is made that a first user of the social networking system is eligible for a content item suggestion.
Facebook, Inc.

Locative social networking using a mobile device

Technologies are generally described for providing a locative social networking service utilizing wireless access point. In some examples, a method performed under control of a mobile device may include connecting to a wireless local area network, finding at least one other mobile device connected to the wireless local area network and satisfying a predetermined condition, and for each found mobile device, requesting a public user profile associated with the found mobile device, in response to the request, receiving the public user profile associated with the found mobile device, and for each found mobile device from which an associated public user profile is received, transmitting to the found mobile device a public user profile associated with the mobile device..
Empire Technology Development Llc

Distance-based social message pruning

Correspondences in a social networking system are analyzed to determine at least one topic. An activity stream with the at least one topic is analyzed.
International Business Machines Corporation

Message management in a social networking environment

Disclosed aspects relate to message management utilizing a social networking environment. A set of message data may be detected in the social networking environment.
International Business Machines Corporation

Message management in a social networking environment

Disclosed aspects relate to message management utilizing a social networking environment. A set of message data may be detected in the social networking environment.
International Business Machines Corporation

Device pass-through for virtualized environments

Systems, methods, and computer-readable storage media for network association to virtualize network devices using device passthrough. In some examples, a system can determine one or more respective configuration parameters associated with one or more network interfaces on the system.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Coexistence of software defined network, network function virtualization and legacy networks

The present invention addresses method, apparatus and computer program product for enabling improved coexistence of software defined network, network function virtualization, and legacy networks. Thereby, information about characteristics of available core network nodes is obtained, it is determined, upon receiving a signaling request from a network node, which type of network node the signaling network node is, among at least a legacy network node, a virtualized network node and a software defined networking network node, and at least one network node to be used as gateway is selected from the available core network nodes, according to the determined type of signaling/originating network node and a policy set in advance for minimizing traffic load..
Nokia Solutions And Networks Management International Gmbh

Neighbor awareness networking in dynamic frequency selection channels

Described herein are mechanisms to inform a first neighbor awareness networking (nan) device as to whether or not a second nan device is connected to a dynamic frequency selection (dfs) master and/or whether the second nan device is listening to the same dfs master as the first nan device. In order for nan client devices to operate in the 5 ghz band and be dfs compliant, all such devices that are communicating in a nan peer-to-peer manner must either maintain association with a dfs master or must listen to the same dfs master for channel information..
Intel Ip Corporation

Systems and methods for providing communication items from an entity associated with a social networking system

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer readable media can define a communication item associated with a social networking system, including a plurality of parameters that are each associated with one or more possible values. A plurality of variants of the communication item can be determined based on values associated with the plurality of parameters.
Facebook, Inc.

In-application notifications

In one embodiment, a method includes receiving, by a mobile device associated with a user from one or more computing devices associated with a social-networking system, content for a notification and instructions to display the notification in a user interface of the application, and displaying the content for the notification as a structured card over a background in the user interface. The method may include detecting a user interaction with the notification.
Facebook, Inc.

Systems and methods for providing adaptive experimentation of contextual configurations in a social networking system

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer readable media can determine a first plurality of configurations associated with a context relating to users. A respective first weight for each configuration of the first plurality of configurations that reflects a probability of the configuration improving performance associated with a metric can be determined.
Facebook, Inc.

Ethernet distributed passive optical networking for subsea systems

A method for routing communications signals at an underwater hydrocarbon extraction facility comprising: providing a routing module at an underwater location, the routing module comprising a passive wavelength division demultiplexer; sending wavelength division multiplexed communications signals to the routing module from a surface location via an input optical fibre; demultiplexing wavelength division multiplexed communications signals using the passive wavelength division demultiplexer to produce a plurality of demultiplexed output communications signals; and outputting the output demultiplexed communications signals via respective output optical fibres.. .
Ge Oil & Gas Uk Limited

Visible light communication of an access credential in an access control system

Methods and systems relating to communication of authentication information in an access control system are disclosed. The authentication information is transmitted to an electronic locking device configured to restrict access to an entry point of the access control system.
Videx, Inc.

Method and system for networking and fund raising to benefit charities

A system/web/mobile application is provided for facilitating meetings between users registered with the system. The system may provide a profile with biographical and other information for each of the users.
Sqwirrel Llc

Advertising during the loading of content

A system and method of advertising for use on an internet and/or digital networking capable device, wherein the system allows advertisers to use a loading space generated during the initiation of a process on the device to post any media and/or advertising content during the time between when a program or web page is requested and when it actually loads.. .
Obelus Media Inc.

Determining a user's event experience through user actions

There is provided systems and method for determining a user's event experience through user actions. A user may attend an event at a venue and take various actions with respect to the event.
Stubhub, Inc.

Systems and methods for providing feed page updates in a social networking system

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer readable media can determine one or more user-related metrics relating to each page of a plurality of pages associated with an administrator based on a first machine learning model. One or more recommendations relating to each page of the plurality of pages can be determined based on a second machine learning model.
Facebook, Inc.

Data processing systems and methods implementing improved analytics platform and networked information systems

An analytics platform and architecture is disclosed that improves the capture, extraction, and reporting of data required for certain measures, provides real-time data surveillance, dashboards, tracking lists, and alerts for specific, high-priority data, and offers dynamic, ad-hoc reporting capabilities. The platform includes a data extraction facility that gathers data from numerous sources, a data mapping facility that identifies and maps key data elements and links data over time, a data normalization facility to normalize the data and, optionally, de-identify the data, a flexible data warehouse for storing raw data or longitudinal data, an analytics facility for data mining, analytic model building, risk identification, benchmarking and tracking.
Optum, Inc.

Method and system for facilitating social networking based on events

Disclosed is a computer implemented method of facilitating social networking. The method may include presenting a plurality of events and dates to a user based on at least one personal characteristic of the user.

Methods and systems for using hints in media content tagging

Techniques to allow a social networking system to provide hints when a user tags an image. In one embodiment, a comment associated with an image to be tagged by a user of a social networking system is received.
Facebook, Inc.

Methods and systems for managing a user profile picture associated with an indication of user status on a social networking system

A client device receives from a user, in an application associated with a social networking service provided by a server system, a first user input for creating a first post on a social networking system. In response to the first user input, a plurality of icons for selection by the user are displayed.
Facebook, Inc.

Method and apparatus to operate different widgets from a single widget controller

A method, apparatus, and computer readable storage to manage and display mini graphical user interface (gui) applications, or widgets. A widget controller can be associated with a plurality of widgets, upon which a user of the widget controller can then cycle among the associated widgets to display a selected widget.

Method and system for map generation for location and navigation with user sharing/social networking

Methods and systems for map generation for location and navigation with user sharing/social networking may comprise determining a position of a wireless communication device (wcd) and capturing images of the surroundings of the wcd. Data associated with objects in the surroundings of said wireless communication device may be extracted from the captured images, positions of the objects may be determined, and the determined positions and the data may then be uploaded to a database.
Maxlinear, Inc.

Pair of eyeglasses with camera lenses

A pair of eyeglasses with camera lenses includes a spectacles frame, two temples, and at least one camera module. The camera module includes a rotary lens mount, at least one lens, and a transmission module.

Protective case for adding wireless functionality to a handheld electronic device

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

Cloud based personal services system

A personal identification, tracking, entertainment and communication system is provided that is sufficiently flexible and intelligent to address a variety of applications and needs. In one embodiment, an electronic accessory such as an electronic bracelet or the like is provided.

Systems and methods for prefetching content items for a feed in a social networking system

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer readable media can determine a time at which to prefetch one or more content items to be included in a feed associated with a user. The feed can be provided by a social networking system.
Facebook, Inc.

Method and device of processing icn interest messages in a dtn scenario

A method of processing information centric networking (icn) interest messages in a delay tolerant networking (dtn) scenario, wherein icn data mules receive interests for content from end-users and disseminate content to end-users based on the interests and/or during encounters with other icn data mules, includes performing a popularity estimation of content; appending, by a first end-user when forwarding an interest for given content to a data mule, a nonce to the interest; and employing, by a first data mule, the appended nonce according to predefined rules to maintain and/or record a counter for interests for the given content. The counter functions as a popularity indicator for the given content..
Nec Europe Ltd.

Engine, an adaptive search engine on the client computer using domain social networking data as the search topic sources

An engine, system and method for a domain social network that interconnects internet users with at least domains owned by or of interest to those internet users, and that may obtain and/or forward obtained dynamic data regarding those domains automatically, such as by web service or email service. The dynamic data may be used to filter and protect content and data of the respective domains, to protect users by identifying low quality web pages or malicious software or pages, to isolate or improve search results regarding the domain, and/or to improve internet-based transaction flow, such as the creation of advertising..

Following metrics for a/b testing

A machine may be configured to facilitate following metrics generated by an a/b testing system. For example, the machine determines, based on a metric identifier of a metric that measures an aspect of a service provided on a social networking service, one or more experiment identifiers of experiments that impact the metric.
Linkedin Corporation

Network-independent programming model for online processing in distributed systems

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

Methods and devices for access control of data flows in software defined networking system

The disclosure relates to a method for access control of a data flow in a software defined networking system. The method includes is performed in a controller device and comprises: receiving a first packet associated with a first data flow between a client node and a server node, verifying, based on flow attributes authentication of the first packet, repeating the receiving and verifying for a number of subsequent packets of the first data flow, wherein the number of subsequent packets is set based on type of protocol used for the first data flow and/or a policy set in the controller device, and sending, to an intermediate node along a path of the first data flow, a respective verification message for each successfully verified authentication of the first packet and any subsequent packets, allowing the first packet and any subsequent packets of the first data flow for forwarding..
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Contact aggregation in a social network

In particular embodiments, a computing device receives from each of one or more contact-information sources a set of contact information associated with a user of a social-networking system. The set of contact information includes one or more instances of contact information in one or more categories of contact information.
Facebook, Inc.

Virtual circuits in cloud networks

A network provisioning device comprises an administrative interface for instantiating a virtual circuit definition to communicatively couple a set of endpoint devices in a network fabric, and a virtual circuit constructor. The virtual circuit constructor converts the virtual circuit definition into layer-2 provisioning commands, selects a target set of networking nodes that connect to the endpoint devices, and transmits the layer-2 provisioning commands to the target set of networking nodes.
Packetfabric, Llc

Techniques to detect anomalies in software defined networking environments

Embodiments may be generally directed to techniques to receive rate meter information indicating an occurrence of a rate meter event, the rate meter event determined by a rate meter associated with a network element in a software defined network (sdn) environment. Determine a requirement for a service provided by the network element is not met based on the rate meter event detected by the rate meter.
Intel Corporation

Method and low-power, long-range networking

An endpoint device may be operable to transmit and receive data wirelessly via a medium to which access is time-division multiplexed into a plurality of repeating windows. A first window of the plurality of repeating windows may be time-division multiplexed into a plurality of timeslots utilized for transmitting beacon signals.
Blackbird Technology Holdings, Inc.

Systems and methods for enhancing shopping experience in physical stores

The present disclosure discloses methods and systems for enhancing shopping experience in physical stores. The method includes receiving at least one persona associated with a user based on one or more of: ethnographic data obtained from a user, demographic data associated with the user, buying behavioral data associated with the user, and social networking data associated with the user.
Conduent Business Services, Llc

Following a/b tests for experimentation management

A machine may be configured to facilitate following a/b tests generated by an a/b testing system. For example, the machine accesses a subscription record associated with an experiment identifier of an experiment in a database.
Linkedin Corporation

Member qualification and tracking

This disclosure relates to systems and methods for member qualifications and tracking. In one example, a method includes storing a member profile for a member of an online social networking service in response to the member applying for an employment position and not being selected for lacking one or more qualifications, the member profile including the lacking qualifications; tracking the member's activity via the online social networking service to determine when the member has rectified the lacking qualifications; and notifying a recruiter associated with the employment position in response to the member rectifying the lacking qualifications..
Linkedin Corporation

Method for evaluating a driver assistance function of a motor vehicle

A method for evaluating a driver assistance function of a motor vehicle, including operating the motor vehicle with the driver assistance function; recording first data on surroundings of the motor vehicle; recording second data on a driver of the motor vehicle; transmitting the first and second data to a database; functional networking of the data within the database; and assessing the driver assistance function as a function of the networked data.. .
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Service discovery via low-power wake-up radio

Embodiments of service discovery via lp-wur (low-power wake-up radio) are generally described herein, a wireless device receives, at a lp-wur of the wireless device, a wake-up packet from a peer device. The wireless device decodes the wake-up packet to determine a service id (identifier) and protocol support information.
Intel Ip Corporation

Client roaming in a distributed multi-band wireless networking system

Client roaming techniques, such as those set forth in 802.11k, are extended to access point-based client roaming in a distributed multi-band wireless networking system. In particular, access points (aps) implement a series of algorithms that compare signals and make decisions on when to switch a client from one ap to another ap in a distributed multi-band wireless networking system.
Netgear, Inc.

Stub network establishing method, device and system, and storage medium

Disclosed is a method for establishing a stub network, including: sending a networking request message to an m2m platform; receiving a networking confirmation message sent from the m2m platform, wherein the networking confirmation message comprises networking authorization information; sending a domain-join request for joining a domain to an m2m terminal which has authorized networking according to the networking authorization information; receiving a domain-join confirmation returned by the m2m terminal which has authorized networking and establishing a link for the m2m terminal which has authorized networking; receiving from an m2m terminal in the domain a data forwarding request which comprises identification of a target m2m terminal; and determining the target m2m terminal as an m2m terminal in the domain according to the identification of the target m2m terminal, and directly forwarding service data to the target m2m target terminal. Also disclosed is a device and system for establishing a stub network..
Zte Corporation

In-vehicle networking

A system and method for securing communication across an in-vehicle bus, includes establishing a connection between a gateway in a vehicle and the in-vehicle bus; generating a session key at the gateway within the vehicle; transmitting a public key certificate and ephemeral key to the gateway and an electronic control unit of the vehicle; generating a shared secret at the gateway and the electronic control unit, respectively; encrypting the session key with the shared secret at the gateway; receiving the encrypted session key through the in-vehicle bus at the electronic control unit; and decrypting the encrypted session key based on the shared secret generated at the electronic control unit.. .
Certicom Corp.

System and facilitating interpersonal contacts and social and commercial networking

Disclosed is a mobile computing device application or “mobile application” designed to assist users in performing directed searches within defined geographic scope to achieve specific goals within social, ecommerce and collaborative spaces. The wireless wide area network (wwan) is used for data transfer.
Connectquest Llc

Data communications backpack

A data communications backpack apparatus is disclosed having a backpack carrier. A power supply can be positioned in the backpack carrier.
Plum Laboratories, Llc

Networking application for controlled-access-establishment

This disclosure provides an apparatus, method, and non-transitory computer readable medium for operating networking for members and supporting a controlled-access establishment. The apparatus includes a memory and a processor couple to the memory.
Trinity Groves Restaurant Incubator Partners, Lp

Determining user access to groups generated in a closed online system based on categories determined for the groups

An online system provides a social networking environment for a set of users, such as members of an organization. The online system allows generation of groups of users within the set to allow users to more easily communicate content with other users.
Facebook, Inc.

Method and system for presenting event notifications in a social media environment

Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a method and system for providing notification of events. Specifically, embodiments disclosed herein describe a method and system for generating dynamic messages based on events and transmitting the dynamic messages to various users over a social networking platform.
Onyx Websites Llc

Platform show pages

In one embodiment, a method includes determining available shows from one or more content sources, providing at least a portion of the available shows for display in a programming guide on a display device of a user, receiving a selection by the user of a particular entry in the programming guide, determining a plurality of modules for the particular show, and providing a show page that includes the determined modules for display on the display device in response to the selection by the user. The entries of the programming guide are each associated with one of the available shows.
Facebook, Inc.

Modular inbox and generation of content modules

Exemplary embodiments relate to improvements in the design of a messaging inbox. The inbox may display different units or “modules” for providing a user with quick access to different inbox functionalities.
Facebook, Inc.

Optimization of multi-table lookups for software-defined networking systems

To optimize the multi-table search process, the present disclosure defines a method in which searching across multiple openflow tables is consolidated into searching across a set of three distinct flow caches called access control, application, and forward flow caches. Each openflow table is mapped into one of these flow caches based on the size of the table and whether it contains flows of different priority.
Radisys Corporation

Systems and methods for software defined networking service function chaining

Systems and methods are disclosed for steering packet traffic through an online network. One method includes receiving, at a switch of a network, a packet of data; classifying, by the switch, the packet to a service function chain based on fields of a packet header of the packet, the service function chain including a set of service functions to be performed on the packet; setting, by the switch, fields of the packet header to identify the service function chain classified; and transmitting, by the switch over the network, the packet to a service function device that performs a service function on the packet, the service function being in the set of service functions..
Oath Inc.

Reducing multicast service traffic for matching and streaming in sdn (software defined networking) enabled networks

Multicast packets from streaming services on a data network are reduced. A packet conversion policy distributes openflow rules to network components involved in multicasting services.
Fortinet, Inc.

Visible light communication of an access credential in an access control system

Techniques are disclosed relating to communication of authentication information in an access control system. Authentication information is transmitted to an electronic locking device configured to restrict access to an entry point of the access control system.
Videx, Inc.

Updateable electronic digital assets will or trust method and systems with real time access for updated designated will or trust elements

A method and systems that provide for a updateable electronic digital assets will or trust that has all the standard features of a digital assets will or trust and allows a user to “real time” access said updateable electronic digital assets will or trust to update specific elements designated for update through online access or through phone applications or other electronic applications access. Said specific elements include: designating and/or giving power of attorney to an agent and/or executor of each device, email account, social networking account, online banking/financial account, online media account, and other digital accounts; updating information specific to each account such as account name/number, user name, password, pins, beneficiaries; instructions as to specifics of the account and instructions as to how the assets should be handled; and/or include any other said updateable electronic digital assets will or trust specific elements identified for “real time” access and/or update capability.

Enhancing search results with social networking data

A method of enhancing search results pertaining to an item with information about the item from a social network is disclosed. It is detected that a user is searching for information about the item in a context outside of a social networking context.
Ebay Inc.

Systems and methods for content engagement

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can obtain data describing at least one content item from a social networking system. A customized set of reaction options to be provided with the content item can be determined.
Facebook, Inc.

Social signature

The disclosure is directed to determining a social signature of a user of an application, e.g., a social networking application. The social signature can be a representation of social properties of a person, and can be determined based on various factors, e.g., user profile of the user and friends of the user.
Facebook, Inc.

Multi-tenant aware dynamic host configuration protocol (dhcp) mechanism for cloud networking

An approach includes providing support multi-tenancy support on a dhcp protocol. The approach includes receiving a dynamic host configuration protocol (dhcp) packet, inserting a tenant-specific option information within the dhcp packet, and transmitting the dhcp packet with the tenant-specific option information..
International Business Machines Corporation

Interest message path steering and multi-path traceroute in information-centric networking

In one embodiment, path routing in a node fabric of an information-centric network (icn) includes transmitting a request from a source application to an upstream node via node faces of nodes in the node fabric along a path encoded in a path steering value (psv); and receiving at the source application from the upstream node a reply that travels along a return path encoded in the psv. The psv is generated by pairwise encoding pairs of node faces successively traversed by the reply and is represented by a deterministically decodable pairing function.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Ultra-small planar antennas

Disclosed are ultra-small, planar antennas. The antennas include a circuit board having a first side and a second side and an off-center connector aperture and connector pad; a connector perpendicularly engaging the off-center connector aperture and connector pad of the circuit board; and a radiating element positioned adjacent the off-center connector aperture on a surface of circuit board having a perpendicular connection in plane to the off-center connector pad wherein the radiating element is not positioned below the connector.
Taoglas Group Holdings Limited

Shared per content provider prediction models

An online system, such as a social networking system, generates shared models for one or more clusters of categories. A shared model for a cluster is common to the categories assigned to the cluster.
Facebook, Inc.

Methods, apparatus and systems for use with information-centric networking (icn)

Methods, apparatus and systems for matching at least one publisher of content to a subscriber of the content are disclosed. A representative method may include obtaining, by a first entity from the subscriber, a content identifier associated with requested content, the content identifier being established in accordance with a first namespace; obtaining, by the first entity from a second entity, constraint information that is established in accordance with a second namespace and associated with the at least one publisher of the requested content and the subscriber of the requested content; and matching the at least one publisher of the content to the subscriber of the content based on the obtained content identifier and the obtained constraint information..
Interdigital Patent Holdings, Inc.

Method and a digital leg history

A personalized way to digitally record a person's physical activities over time serves web searching, business advertising, nostalgia, security and object tracing purposes. The chronological digital history of the person's physical presence over a time includes (i) digital network entries from other members who hold their portable wireless short range device near the person's device and transmit a url or other key data and (ii) digital member entries such a digital photograph of a store sign.

Software platform configured to provide analytics and recommendations

Methods and systems provide a software platform configured to provide analytics and recommendations. The software platform provides a software application that targets functional fitness with features that motivate and attract athletes for long-term use.
Fittech Software Llc

Method for linking people with similar interest in an athletic activity and related interactive social networking platform

An interactive social networking platform which can be used by a plurality of users comprises an interactive servo unit, and a database unit. The interactive servo unit includes an athletic activity linking module to offer the users to create at least one athletic activity in the interactive servo unit.

Peer-to-peer network connectivity in a mobile environment

Embodiments relate to a networking device including a bluetooth low energy or ble wireless interface for establishing a peer-to-peer connection with a ble device, a network interface configured to connect with a network and to provide network access to the network, a measuring module for measuring a first performance of the peer-to-peer connection and a decision module configured to instruct the ble interface to break the peer-to-peer connection with the ble device, request other devices a second performance of a respective peer-to-peer connection between a respective other device and the ble device, select a best performing networking device and instruct the best performing device to establish a second peer-to-peer connection with the ble device.. .
Alcatel Lucent

Methods and apparatus to discover authentication information in a wireless networking environment

Examples to discover network authentication information in a wireless network involve transmitting during network discovery and prior to authentication, a generic advertisement service (gas) request to a network access point. The request requests authentication information.
Blackberry Limited

Name resolving in segmented networks

A method is provided, in one embodiment, which is performed on a client computing device, the method including: connecting a client computing device with a private network, wherein the private network comprises a plurality of name resolving servers, and each name resolving server is configured to resolve name requests for networking devices in a respective segment of a plurality of segments of the private network; receiving a first name request from a first application on the client computing device; in response to receiving the first name request, forwarding the first name request simultaneously to the plurality of name resolving servers; and selecting a name resolution that is first received from the plurality of name resolving servers in response to the first name request.. .
Cryptzone North America, Inc.

Network address translation in networks using multiple nat devices

Systems, methods, and network topology for network address translation (nat) are disclosed. In some embodiments, a cluster of nat devices shares at least one backup nat device configured to back up all or some of the nat devices in the cluster.
T-mobile U.s.a., Inc.

Network routing using dynamic virtual paths in an overlay network

A computer networking appliance includes a networking device to route data through an overlay network. The networking device is connected to a first computer network and receives a data packet to be communicated to a destination computing device.
Citrix Systems, Inc.

Social networking application for real-time selection and sorting of photo and video content

Systems and methods of the present disclosure include a virtual wall having a plurality of media, as referred to as entries or media items. The system lays out the entries horizontally and vertically in the virtual wall.
Piqpiq, Inc.

Adjusting mobile device state based on user intentions and/or identity

In one embodiment, a method includes receiving sensor data, while a mobile electronic device associated with a member of a social-networking system is in a first operation state, from one or more sensors of the mobile electronic device and obtaining characteristic information maintained by the social-networking system, the social-networking system being remote from the mobile electronic device. The method also includes verifying that a current user of the mobile electronic device is the member by comparing the sensor data to the characteristic information.
Facebook, Inc.

Neighbor awareness networking - schedule update

In some embodiments, one or more wireless stations operate to configure direct communication with neighboring mobile stations, e.g., direct communication between the wireless stations without utilizing an intermediate access point. Embodiments of the disclosure relate to nan datapath scheduling and nan pre-datapath operation setup and scheduling.
Apple Inc.

Using lte control channel to send openflow message directly to small cells to reduce latency in an sdn-based multi-hop wireless backhaul network

A system for providing small cell backhaul communication includes a small cell backhaul network including a plurality of small cell network nodes. A software defined network (sdn) controller controls link configuration between the plurality of small cell network nodes of the small cell backhaul network.
Nxgen Partners Ip, Llc

Remote wakeup method, connection server, and networking apparatus having sleep mode

A remote wakeup method includes: receiving a wakeup request packet from a first apparatus, obtaining a wakeup information according to the wakeup request packet, generating an apparatus wakeup packet according to the wakeup request packet and the wakeup information, obtaining a connection information corresponding to a second apparatus according to the wakeup request packet, and sending the apparatus wakeup packet to the second apparatus based on the connection information. The wakeup request packet includes a device identifier (uid) of the second apparatus, and the apparatus wakeup packet includes the device identifier of the second apparatus and wakeup information..
Throughtek Co., Ltd.

Wi-fi location determination

In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a request for a client device to access a communication network. One or more of the computing devices is associated with a social-networking system, and the request includes data identifying the client device based on a certificate signed by one or more of the computing devices associated with the social-networking system.
Facebook, Inc.

Application bookmarks and recommendations

In one embodiment, a method includes one or more computing devices identifying multiple applications associated with a social-networking system based at least in part on social-networking information for a user associated with the social-networking system. The method also includes calculating, using a machine-learning model and for each of the identified applications, a score based at least in part on a click-through probability that the user will interact with the application upon display of a selectable representation associated with the application, where the machine-learning model is based at least in part on one or more features associated with the user or the application.
Facebook, Inc.

Method and system for processing load balancing using virtual switch in virtual network environment

A method to load balance via a load balancing node in a virtual network environment, the method including: receiving a request packet from a client through a router; selecting, via a load balancer of the load balancing node, a backend virtual machine server to receive the received request packet; generating, via a virtual switch of the load balancing node, a packet for virtual networking by overlaying information for transmitting the received request packet to the selected backend virtual machine server through a virtual network to the received request packet; and transmitting the generated packet for virtual networking to a hypervisor node including the selected backend virtual machine server.. .
Nhn Entertainment Corporation

Controlling access to data originating from a third party website

Embodiments of a system and method for controlling access to personal information are generally described herein. In an example, a method may include receiving, at an internal server, data including personal information from a third party website, the personal information including a member identification to a social networking service, adding a time to live envelope to the data, receiving a request for the data, determining whether the time to live envelope indicates that the data is accessible, in response to determining that the time to live envelope indicates that the data is accessible, releasing the data according to the request, and aggregating the data with other information..
Linkedin Corporation

System configurations for data stream accessibility

Obtaining information may be increasingly more challenging in modern times. The systems described herein enable a user to have access to one or more data streams.
Paypal, Inc.

Guest netfilter protection by virtual machine function

A system and method for guest netfilter protection using a virtual machine function includes a memory, one or more processors, in communication with the memory, a virtual machine, a hypervisor, and a virtual network interface controller on the virtual machine. The virtual machine and the hypervisor are configured to execute on the one or more processors.
Red Hat Israel, Ltd.

Intelligently splitting text in messages posted on social media website to be more readable and understandable for user

A method, system and computer program product for improving readability and understandability in messages posted on a social media website. The messages posted on a social media website, such as the user's social networking feed, are scanned.
International Business Machines Corporation

Prompt ranking

In one embodiment, a method includes accessing a number of candidate notifications stored on the social-networking system. Each of the candidate notifications includes a prompt to perform an action on the social-networking system.
Facebook, Inc.

Resource reservation mechanism for overlay networking

An approach is provided in which an information handling system establishes a resource reservation protocol (rsvp) session corresponding to a flow between a first entity and a second entity operating within a computer environment that implements a network virtualization overlay protocol. Once the rsvp session is established, the information handling system encapsulates data packets of the flow based on the network virtualization overlay protocol and, in turn, sends the encapsulated data packet over the computer network with a quality of service (qos) assurance level that is based on the established rsvp session..
International Business Machines Corporation

Network routing through an overlay network

Computer networking device obtains route information including route attributes specifying characteristics for each of a plurality of routes through a first network. A routing algorithm is applied to choose an optimal route to one of a plurality of peer computer networking devices comprising a second network which is an overlay upon the first network.
Citrix Systems, Inc.

Network traffic monitoring and classification

Presented herein are network traffic/flow monitoring techniques for identifying a primary/core domain that is representative of the service being accessed by a series/set of network flows, and grouping networking traffic flows that result from the user's accessing of the core domain. In one example, a plurality of core domains each corresponding to a primary web service configured to be directly accessed by network flows via one or more networks is identified.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Method and entities for service availability management

A resource orchestration entity and a method for enabling end-to-end service reliability and availability with service flow differential deployment of a network service (ns) with one or more service flows in an ns chain comprising one or more network function nodes coupled via a plurality of intermediate networking nodes. The resource orchestration entity is arranged to obtain an information element of service availability level in at least one descriptor for defining the service availability level requirements of the service flow from an ns management entity, and provide the information element of service availability level together with an identification reference of the service flow to a resource management entity for assigning resources comprising network function nodes and their inter-connections in virtual network laying on the network hardware comprising networking nodes when instantiating the ns comprising service flows in the ns chain..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Service enhancement discovery for connectivity traits and virtual network functions in network services

Systems and methods of service enhancement in a software defined networking (sdn) network include performing an evaluation of one or more services in the sdn network for service enhancements; performing a scoring of the service enhancements of the one or more services; and causing implementation of at least one of the service enhancements in the sdn network. The evaluation can be based on temporarily implementing the service enhancements and measuring a benefit thereof.
Ciena Corporation

Method and apparatus of remote configuration and management of wireless nodes

Systems and techniques relating to wireless networking systems and techniques, namely remotely managing, configuring, visualizing, and interacting with wireless nodes, include: determining a transport medium usable for communication of a discovery message via a wireless network, wherein the discovery message is formatted according to a protocol; transmitting one or more discovery messages using the determined transport medium; receiving one or more response messages associated with the one or more discovery messages, wherein each of the one or more response messages includes (i) information indicating the wireless association, wherein the wireless association is between a wireless device corresponding to the response message and at least one other wireless device accessible via the wireless network, and (ii) triangulation parameters; and determining a network topology of the wireless network based on the one or more response messages.. .
Marvell World Trade Ltd.

Recommending configurations for client networking environment based on aggregated cloud managed information

Disclosed are systems, methods, and computer-readable storage media for recommending configurations for a client networking environment based on aggregated cloud managed information. A cloud network management device can receive a first set of infrastructure specifications describing a first client networking environment.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Layered content display system

A layered content display system includes a networking device coupled to a network, a source device configured to display first content information on a source device screen, a display device, and a sink device coupled to the networking device, the source device, and the display device. The sink device receives an identification of the first content information from the source device.
Dell Products L.p.

Social networking relationships processing method, system, and storage medium

A social networking relationships processing method includes: accessing a first forward-relationships set corresponding to a user identification of a first user in multiple data centers; obtaining an inverted-reverse-relationships set corresponding to the user identification of the first user; determining whether a difference between the first forward-relationships set of the first user and the inverted-reverse-relationship set corresponding to the user identification exists; in response to determining that the difference between the forward-relationships set and the inverted-reverse-relationships set exits, identifying a second user that causes the difference; respectively accessing first relationship information of the first user and second relationship information of the second user stored in associated data centers; and updating at least one of the first forward-relationships set of the first user or a second reverse-relationships set of the second user according to the relationship information of the first user and the second user from the associated data centers.. .
Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited

Systems and methods for pacing page recommendations

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can determine a plurality of candidate entities for recommendation to a user of a social networking system based on candidate criteria. A recommendation pace rating is determined for each of the plurality of candidate entities based on historical recommendation data.
Facebook, Inc.

Online and offline systems for job applicant assessment

A system and method includes obtaining, from a database, member characteristics of a member of an online social networking system, obtaining, from the database, job characteristics of a job posted to the online social networking system, and determining, characteristic scores including, for each member characteristic, a characteristic score based on a relationship between the member characteristic and an associated one of the job characteristics. A processor combines the characteristic scores to obtain an aggregate job score, combines a subset of the characteristic scores to obtain a category score, obtains, from the database, aggregate job scores and category scores associated with the job from other members of the online social networking system, and determines an aggregate rank of the aggregate job score in relation to the aggregate job scores and a category rank of the category score in relation to the category scores..
Linkedin Corporation

Systems and methods for recommending pages

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can generate layered training data for determining embeddings for entities that are accessible through the social networking system, wherein the layered training data includes layers of data that are organized by a hierarchy, and wherein each layer of data corresponds to entities of a same type. A respective embedding for each entity in a set of entities can be determined, wherein the embeddings are trained iteratively using each layer of data in the layered training data.
Facebook, Inc.

Systems and methods for recommending content items

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can determine a respective latent representation for each entity in a set of entities that are accessible through the social networking system, wherein a latent representation for an entity is determined based at least in part on a topic model associated with the entity, each latent representation for an entity having a lower dimensionality than a topic model of the entity. One or more candidate entities that are related to a first entity can be determined based at least in part on the respective latent representations for the candidate entities and the first entity.
Facebook, Inc.

System and identity and reputation score based on transaction history

Techniques for electronic signature process management are described. Some embodiments provide an electronic signature service (“ess”) configured to manage electronic identity cards.
Docusign, Inc.

User status update suggestions

In one embodiment, a method includes, for each of several first users of an online social network, accessing a social graph maintained by an online social-networking system, the social graph comprising nodes and edges. The method further includes generating a suggestion to post a user status update comprising content related to an event.
Facebook, Inc.

Structured data in a business networking feed

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

Software-defined computing system remote support

Methods, computing systems and computer program products implement embodiments of the present invention that include initializing, by a hypervisor executing on a processor, first and second virtual machines. A first software application configured to provide a service is executed on the first virtual machine, and a logical data connection is established between the first and the second virtual machines.
International Business Machines Corporation

Dynamic gps location update

A tracking device is provided and includes a processing unit that is in communication with a networking unit and a memory unit. The memory unit has executable instructions stored thereon, which, when executed, cause the processing unit to control the networking unit to coarsely identify a region currently occupied by a tracked device and determine an accurate location of the tracked device responsive to a predefined event..
International Business Machines Corporation

Dynamic gps location update

A tracking device is provided and includes a processing unit that is in communication with a networking unit and a memory unit. The memory unit has executable instructions stored thereon, which, when executed, cause the processing unit to control the networking unit to coarsely identify a region currently occupied by a tracked device and determine an accurate location of the tracked device responsive to a predefined event..
International Business Machines Corporation

Split electronic volume corrector (evc)

An electronic volume corrector (evc) for measuring a flow of a gas in a gas line includes a plurality of evc sensor interface units for collecting a plurality of sensed sensor parameters including uncorrected gas volume data (ugvd) from a gas meter, a gas pressure from a gas pressure sensor and gas temperature from a gas temperature sensor. An evc processing unit is communicably connected to the evc sensor interface units for performing volume correction for generating corrected gvd (cgvd) from the ugvd received from each of the evc sensor interface units, data logging, and networking functions.
Honeywell International Inc.

Guest management in an online multi-player virtual reality game

A guest management method and system for an online multi-player virtual reality environment or social networking site. A network interface receives guest access requests from guest clients and input data from a plurality of remotely-located clients.

Dynamic payment optimization apparatuses, methods and systems

The dynamic payment optimization apparatuses, methods and systems (“dpo”) transform requests for on-demand and flexible monetization and related services via dpo components into currency transfers, purchase receipt notifications, social networking communications and transaction analytics reports. In some embodiments, the dpo obtains a user product purchase request for a user engaged in an online experience at a point of sale device.
Playspan Inc.

Communications network

This disclosure provides a method for establishing a connection between a first and second base station, and a base station implementing the method, the method including: a first base station receiving an identifier for a second base station and an identifier for a second wireless networking module associated with the second base station; based on the identifiers for the second base station and the second wireless networking module, determining if a first wireless networking device associated with a first base station is communicatively connectable to the second wireless networking device associated with a second base station; and the first base station establishing a cellular connection with the second base station using the identifiers for the second base station and associated second wireless networking module.. .
British Telecommunications Public Limited Company

Apparatus, system and communicating in a data group

Some demonstrative embodiments include apparatuses, systems and/or methods of communicating in a data group. For example, an apparatus may include logic and circuitry configured to cause neighbor awareness networking (nan) device to generate a paging message including one or more list elements corresponding to one or more class types, a list element corresponding to a class type to indicate one or more devices of a data group for which data of the class type is pending transmission; to transmit the paging message during a negotiation time (nt) in a timeblock of the data group; to process a trigger message from a paged device of the data group during a data transmission time (dtxt) following the nt; and, based on the trigger message, to transmit data to the paged device during the dtxt..
Intel Ip Corporation

Backhaul fabric for wireless network

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

Facilitation of mobility management across various radio technologies

A more efficient network can be achieved using software-defined networking to configure routing tables to route data traffic to and from proper cells. User equipment address data and network device internet protocol address data can be utilized to define locators specific to a user equipment device in relation to various network devices.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Graphical user interface optical narrowcasting

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

Availability-based video presentation management

Disclosed aspects relate to availability-based video presentation management using a social networking environment. A user request for a provision of a set of contents is received from a user of the social networking environment.
International Business Machines Corporation

Systems and methods to present messages in location-based social networking communities

Systems and methods to let users connect authentically with new people anywhere nearby in homes, offices, classrooms, dorms, bars, etc., where the users can be who they really are, and also say what they want without fear, using periodic anonymized posting of expiring content from an otherwise attributed user profile. Users put out a broadcast message and get back personal communications.
Erodr, Inc.

Automated connection of electronic messaging and social networking services method and apparatus

Disclosed are systems and methods for improving interactions with and between electronic mail services and other services, such as social networking service and/or providing systems supported by or configured with personal computing devices, servers and/or platforms. The systems interact to identify and retrieve data within or across platforms, which can be used to improve the quality of data used in processing interactions between or among processors in such systems.
Yahoo! Inc.

Proximity-based communication

Approaches presented herein enable determining whether to allow a communication to a recipient using a communication device based on one or more classifications of nearby individuals. Specifically, location awareness technology is leveraged to identify individuals near an intended recipient of a communication.
International Business Machines Corporation

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

Bandwidth management systems and methods for a software defined networking (sdn) network include obtaining network data related to downloads in a network and analyzing the network data to determine network services associated with the downloads; detecting congestion on one or more network services of the network services; and causing bandwidth orchestration for the one or more network services based on network resources available, policies associated with the one or more network services, and a state of associated downloads of the one or more network services.. .
Ciena Corporation

System for increasing computing efficiency of communication between applications running on networked machines

Embodiments of the present invention provide a system for increasing computing efficiency of communication between applications running on networked machines through embedded middleware. Embodiments of the invention allow disparate applications to communicate with one another by using middleware that is integrated into the applications themselves, thereby reducing the various types of computing resources required to establish and maintain the communications link, including, but not limited to, processing power, memory space, storage space, cache space, electric power, networking bandwidth, and i/o calls..
Bank Of America Corporation

Social networking with assistive technology device

An approach is provided that assists visually impaired users. The approach analyzes a document that is being utilized by the visually impaired user.
International Business Machines Corporation

Adaptable relevance techniques for social activity streams

A social networking activity reporting system (“snars”) and techniques are used for notifying a user of a client-side electronic device about updates (“activity items,” or “ais”) from the user's social network. A relevance formula, which includes at least one time-dependent portion and at least one time-independent portion, is used to calculate a relevance score for an ai.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

System for increasing intra-application processing efficiency by transmitting failed processing work over a processing recovery network for resolution

Embodiments of the present invention provide a system for increasing intra-application efficiency by way of distributed failover. Embodiments of the invention allow data centers within an application to perform error recovery of failed transactions by shifting the processing load to another data center in the network without data redundancy amongst the data centers within the application.
Bank Of America Corporation

System for increasing inter-application processing efficiency by transmitting failed processing work over a processing recovery network for resolution

Embodiments of the present invention also provide a system for increasing inter-application efficiency by conducting recovery of end-to-end transactions. Embodiments of the invention allow a transaction manager to track the status of a transaction being processed by a plurality of nodes in an array in order to perform error recovery of failed transactions within a node.
Bank Of America Corporation

Presenting interactions with content on a social networking system in real time through icons

Interactions with content on a social networking system are presented in real time using icons. Content items are presented to users of the social networking system by the social networking system.
Facebook, Inc.

Avatar-based communications launching system

In one embodiment, a social networking system automatically establish a connection to a target user by selecting an avatar representing the target user, and establishing a connection by a communication channel based on current context and one or more rules configured by the target user.. .
Facebook, Inc.

Methods and systems for accessing third-party services within applications

A client device provides to a user, in an application associated with a social-networking service provided by a server system, a link to a page associated with a third-party service provider. The third-party service provider is distinct from the social-networking service.
Facebook, Inc.

Generating and utilizing digital visual codes to grant privileges via a networking system

One or more embodiments of the disclosure include systems and methods that generate and utilize digital visual codes. In particular, in one or more embodiments, the disclosed systems and methods generate digital visual codes comprising a plurality of digital visual code points arranged in concentric circles, a plurality of anchor points, and an orientation anchor surrounding a digital media item.
Facebook, Inc.

Intelligently splitting text in messages posted on social media website to be more readable and understandable for user

A method, system and computer program product for improving readability and understandability in messages posted on a social media website. The messages posted on a social media website, such as the user's social networking feed, are scanned.
International Business Machines Corporation

Presenting contacts to a social networking system user based on user interactions with additional users and with groups

A social networking system selects a set of contacts for presentation to a user of the social networking system. A contact is an additional user or a group of users maintained by the social networking system.
Facebook, Inc.

Wireless terminal type identification method and system in router bridge networking mode

The present disclosure provides a wireless terminal type identification method and system in a router bridge networking mode. The method includes: in the router bridge networking mode, capturing all communication data packets forwarded by a router and filtering all the communication data packets to obtain a dhcp request data packet of the communication between a wireless terminal and a dhcp server; parsing the dhcp request data packet to obtain a parsed value; and sending the obtained parsed value and a mac address of the wireless terminal to a cloud-end server for a wireless terminal type query to obtain the type of the wireless terminal.
Phicomm (shanghai) Co., Ltd.

Social message promotion enhancement

An approach is provided for promoting user-generated content in a social network message list. An intent of a first user of a social networking service to perform an action related to goals of an advertising campaign is identified.
International Business Machines Corporation

Precise real time marketing of a product

An approach is provided for marketing a product in real time. A presence of a social contact in a physical store is determined.
International Business Machines Corporation

System and mobile social networking within a target area

A system and method for mobile social networking within a target area are provided. The method provides for mobile social networking.
Capital One Financial Corporation

Dynamic enforcement of privacy settings by a social networking system on information shared with an external system

An external system (such as a website) that interacts with users communicates with a social networking system to access information about the users, who may also be users of the social networking system. If a privacy setting is changed in the social networking system, and the change applies to information that has been shared with an external system, the change is enforced at the external system.
Facebook, Inc.

Routing table preservation for virtual machine migration with assigned devices

A migration system includes a memory, a physical processor, first and second hypervisors, first and second virtual machines, and first and second networking devices. The first hypervisor is located at a migration source location and the second hypervisor is located at a migration destination location.
Red Hat Israel, Ltd.

Method and transmitting data in wireless communication system

The present specification relates to a method for transmitting data by a first neighbor awareness networking (nan) device in a wireless communication system. The method for transmitting data may comprise the steps of: performing a service discovery for a first service with a second nan device through a service discovery frame (sdf); and exchanging data for the first service with the second nan device on the basis of the performed service discovery.
Lg Electronics Inc.

Computerized methods for location-based social networking

The disclosure concerns a method for location-based social networking, wherein, by way of a software program, a first actor within a social network is electronically invited by a second actor within the social network to unlock and access a media file being stored on an internet server; the media file being associated with a geographical position defined by the second actor. The media file is locked and inaccessible to the first actor unless the first actor is located within a pre-defined proximity of the geographical position associated with the media file.

Inter-telecommunications edge cloud protocols

A first telecommunications edge cloud (tec) element deployed between a client and a packet network includes a tec hardware layer including storage resources, networking resources, and computing resources, wherein the computing resources include a plurality of processors. The networking resources are configured to transmit a first general update message to a plurality of second tec elements within a federation, transmit a first application-specific update message to the second tec elements within the federation, and receive a plurality of second update messages from the second tec elements that are associated with the federation.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

Transformation of a content file into a content-centric social network

A method and a file networking system (fns) transform a content file into a content-centric social network with managed connectivity and indexable touchpoints. The fns injects a tracking code with widgets for user activities into each portable copy of the content file when user devices request access to the content file before distributing the portable copies to the user devices through a network.
Tnq Books And Journals Private Limited

Virtual router for paths between autonomous-system pairs

Disclosures teach a virtual router operable to change a connection between a first autonomous system (as) and a second as from a first path to a second path. The connection passes packet traffic over intermediate networking infrastructure (ini) between the first as and the second as.
Console Connect Inc.

Method and device for networking intelligent terminals

Provided a method for networking intelligent terminals. The method includes regularly transmitting a networking connection message by a first intelligent terminal in an intelligent terminal system.
Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Corp ., Ltd.

Application classification and management

In certain embodiments, a network edge device comprises a memory storage, a networking component configured to communicate with a mobile device and a database comprising application attributes, and a processor. The processor, in certain embodiments, is located within the network edge device and is operable to receive application traffic from the mobile device (the application traffic being associated with an application), classify the application traffic by associating the application traffic with an application id, and send a query comprising the application id to the database comprising application attributes.
Symatec Corporation

Interference based augmented reality hosting platforms

Interference-based augmented reality hosting platforms are presented. Hosting platforms can include networking nodes capable of analyzing a digital representation of scene to derive interference among elements of the scene.
Nant Holdings Ip, Llc

Dynamic status update for offline user

One embodiment provides a method including: utilizing at least one processor to execute computer code that performs the steps of: obtaining a user's status update posted on a social networking site; analyzing the status update to obtain at least one element of travel information of a travel plan included within the status update, wherein the travel information comprises the elements of: a starting location, an ending location, and a mode of transportation; predicting elements missing from the travel information, the missing elements comprising travel information not included in the status update, wherein the predicting comprises analyzing a secondary information source for the missing elements and wherein the predicting comprises assigning a confidence score to the prediction; and providing a dynamic travel update identifying travel progress of the user, compared to the travel plan based upon the obtained at least one element and the predicted missing elements, wherein the dynamic travel update comprises the obtained at least one element and a predicted missing element having a highest confidence score. Other aspects are described and claimed..
International Business Machines Corporation

Central trusted electronic commerce platform that leverages social media services

Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for integrating e-commerce capabilities with social media services using a central trusted service are disclosed. A client application executable on a client device interacts with a central trusted e-commerce/social media service executing on one or more servers.
International Business Machines Corporation

System and improving marketing services in a social networking environment

A system and method for improving marketing services in a social networking environment are provided. A processor creates and stores data record sections from input data, each having associated metadata associating them with at least one community and at least one associated data record section.

Trusted platform and integrated bop applications for networking bop components

The application's business organizing principle identifies the business components for a company (e.g., hr, marketing, suppliers, etc.) which the application identifies as core, medium-core, and non-core. The application can then suggest and link the business to other businesses on the network based on matching bop components.

Systems, methods and devices for neural network communications

A system for training a neural network includes a first set of neural network units and a second set of neural networking units. Each neural network unit in the first set is configured to compute parameter update data for one of a plurality of instances of a first portion of the neural network.

Systems and methods for providing feed preference surveys in a social networking system

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer readable media are configured to select a first content item and a second content item to display to each user of a plurality of users in pairwise comparison in a survey associated with a content feed of the user. A selection by each user of the plurality of users of one of the first content item and the second content item can be obtained via a user interface.
Facebook, Inc.

Shareability score

System and methods for generating a shareability score in accordance with some example embodiments are disclosed. A social networking system receives a request to generate a shareability score for a list of content items for an organization.
Linkedin Corporation

Methods and systems for data storage using solid state drives

Provided herein are methods and systems for improved storage strategies for use of collections of storage resources, such as solid state drives, including in connection with a converged networking and storage node that may be used for virtualization of a collection of physically attached and/or network-connected storage resources.. .
Diamanti, Inc.

Lockstep networking

Exemplary methods, apparatuses, and systems configure a recurring heartbeat for a first field device to operate in synchronization with a second field device and a base station. The first field device turns off radio power for a hibernation period.
Gthrive, Inc

Method and discovering neighborhood awareness networking devices using a surrogate device

A first communication device performs a method that includes detecting a common network connection with a second communication device. The method further includes determining to perform neighborhood awareness networking scanning on behalf of the second communication device.
Motorola Mobility Llc

Method and discovering neighborhood awareness networking devices based on presence

A method and apparatus includes a communication device monitoring for an indication of presence with respect to the communication device. The method involves transmitting, when detecting the indication of presence, a first series of neighborhood awareness networking discovery beacon frames having a first interframe time interval.
Motorola Mobility Llc

Method and discovering neighborhood awareness networking devices

A method and apparatus includes a nan communication device suppressing nan scanning and scanning using an alternate scanning protocol while suppressing nan scanning. The method additionally includes detecting a transmission from another communication device while scanning using the alternate scanning protocol and determining the detected transmission is a nan transmission.
Motorola Mobility Llc

Media echoing and social networking device and method

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

Travel recommendations on online social networks

In one embodiment, a social-networking system may receive, from a client system of a first user of the online social network, an indication that the first user is accessing a travel-recommendation interface, receive an indication of a first geographic location, and identify one or more second geographic locations within a threshold distance from the first geographic location, the one or more second geographic locations being determined based on a travel-recommendation model associated with the first user. The social-networking system may generate one or more travel recommendations comprising at least one of the identified one or more second geographic locations, and send, to the client system of the first user, instructions for presenting the travel-recommendation interface, wherein the travel-recommendation interface comprises a map labeling one or more of the second geographic locations representing the travel recommendations..
Facebook, Inc.

Method and system for dynamic cellular networking activation for virtual sim service

A method at a user equipment to facilitate activation and splitting of data billing between at least two parties, the method including starting, at the user equipment, a virtual subscriber identity module platform (‘vsp’) service on the user equipment; verifying vsp configuration information with a network server; upon verification, starting a data networking access point name (‘apn’) based on the configuration information on the user equipment; and setting a status indicator on the user equipment to indicate the vsp service is enabled.. .
2236008 Ontario Inc.

Identifying members that increase engagement

This disclosure relates to systems and methods for identifying members that increase engagement at an online social network. In one example, a method includes retrieving network connectivity and member interaction data for members of an online social networking service that includes a plurality of explicit social networks, building statistical correlations between properties of the respective explicit social networks and interactions between members of the respective explicit social networks, and ranking a set of potential new members for one of the explicit social networks according to the statistical correlations and a statistical likelihood that the new members will increase member interactions with the explicit social network..
Linkedln Corporation

Posting the same response for duplicated content

A first instance of a response, generated by a user, posted in a first social networking service can be detected. The first instance of the response can respond to a first instance of content shared with the user in the first social networking service.
International Business Machines Corporation

Social network account assisted service registration

Examples involve a control device using a social networking service to facilitate registration of a streaming media service with a media playback system. An example implementation receives (i) data indicating login credentials for a given account of a social networking service, and (ii) input data to configure streaming media services with a media playback system.
Sonos, Inc.

Selecting applications for message handling

This disclosure relates to systems and methods for selecting an application to handle a message. In one example, a method includes receiving a first message from a first member of an online social networking service using a first computing device, the first message addressed to a second member of the online social networking service, determining which application the first member used to generate the first message, receiving a second message from the second member, the second message being a reply message to the first message, and transmitting the second message to the first computing device that includes an instruction that the determined application is to handle the second message..
Linkedin Corporation

Network service method and system based on software defined networking

A network service method based software defined networking (sdn) assigns forwarding devices according to network addresses and identification of a client and provides the client with an optimum route according to user requirements and current network states. A continuous monitoring process is continuously performed for route optimization based on network states, topology variations, and user feedbacks..
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

Methods and systems for benchmarking web browser performance

The disclosure is directed to a benchmarking system for measuring performance of a client-side application, e.g., a web browser, in processing an application, e.g., rendering a web page of a social networking application. The benchmarking process is executed in multiple modes, e.g., a record mode and a replay mode.
Facebook, Inc.

Detecting and measuring microbursts in a networking device

Systems, methods, and computer-readable storage media for monitoring queue occupancy in a network buffer, detecting microbursts, and analyzing the same. An asic device can monitor a queue occupancy value of a network buffer, detect when the queue occupancy value exceeds a first predetermined threshold queue occupancy, create a record with a time that the queue occupancy value exceeds the first predetermined threshold queue occupancy, a queue occupancy value at the time that the queue occupancy value exceeds the first predetermined threshold queue occupancy, detect when the queue occupancy value falls below a second predetermined threshold queue occupancy, and determine a maximum queue occupancy value between the time that the queue occupancy value exceeded the first predetermined threshold queue occupancy and a time that the queue occupancy value falls below the second predetermined threshold queue occupancy, and add to the record the maximum queue occupancy value, a time of the maximum queue occupancy value, the time that the queue that the queue occupancy value falls below the second predetermined threshold queue occupancy and the queue occupancy value at the time that the queue occupancy value falls below the second predetermined threshold queue occupancy..
Cisco Technology, 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.

Event notification

A method, and associated computer system and computer program product, for notifying users of events. A notification server that includes a computer receives a notification rule.
International Business Machines Corporation

Satellite communications networking

A method of operating a satellite communication network is disclosed. The network includes a plurality of satellites interconnected by a plurality of satellite-to-satellite communication links.
Iridium Satellite Llc

Satellite communications networking

A method of operating a satellite communication network is disclosed. The network includes a plurality of satellites interconnected by a plurality of satellite-to-satellite communication links.
Iridium Satellite Llc

Method and computer system for performing audio search on a social networking platform

Methods and computer systems for audio search on a social networking platform are disclosed. While running a social networking application, a computer system receives a first audio input from a user of the computer system and then generates a first audio confusion network from the first audio input.
Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited

Systems and methods for content interaction

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can provide a creative tools interface that includes one or more options for visually modifying at least one media content item to be posted through a social networking system. At least one visual modification is applied to the media content item in response to a user selection of one or more of the options.
Facebook, Inc.

Resource transfer system and method

A method is provided. The method includes: displaying media information which is shared by a social networking service (sns) platform and released by a second client; displaying an entrance for giving free resources provided by the sns platform; and in response to an operation for giving free resources triggered through the entrance, sending an instruction for giving free resources for the media information to the sns platform which transfers a given-free resource from an account of the first client to an account of the second client according to the instruction..
Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited

Methods and systems for connecting users of social media networks through a network application using short range wireless communications

Transforming short range wireless communications interactions into relevant links between nodes in a social graph or other database linking a person or object to other people, objects, locations, events, or content. The inferred links are based upon the proximity, frequency, duration, location, timing, degree, clustering, attributes, or assigned importance of the wireless communications interactions.

Techniques for presenting a contextual contact list

Described herein is a contextual contact recommendation or suggestion service and system. The service, which, in some embodiments, is integrated with a social networking service and/or an instant messaging service, takes as input a first parameter that identifies a member of the social networking service, and a second parameter that defines a context (e.g., a web page that is being viewed by the member.
Linkedln Corporation

Methods, systems, and computer-readable medium having computer program products stored thereon for a proactive, bi-directional professional networking application

Embodiments of the disclosure include methods, systems, and computer-readable media for a bi-directional matching of users in a networking and recruiting system and dual role profiles in the networking and recruiting system. A user of the networking and recruiting system may create a single role profile having a candidate profile or dual role profiles having both a candidate profile and a hiring manager profile.
Is&t Consulting Group Llc

Capturing and managing knowledge from social networking interactions

Presenting a marking element in a social networking interaction where the marking element includes a question specifier and an answer specifier, creating a knowledge element in response to a user activating the marking element on the social networking interaction or a portion thereof, and presenting a knowledge element indicator in the social networking interaction.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Correlating anomalies in operational metrics with software deployments

A machine may be configured to determine correlations between anomalies in operational metrics and software deployments. For example, the machine, based on an anomaly pertaining to the running of the service, accesses an operational metric associated with a service running on a social networking service (sns).
Linkedln Corporation

Voice commands for online social networking systems

In one embodiment, a method includes receiving, from a client system of a first user of an online social network, voice input of the first user; receiving, from the client system, information indicating a current geo-location of the first user; parsing the voice input to identify one or more commands in the voice input; determining a data object of the online social network corresponding to the current geo-location of the first user and a command of the one or more commands associated with the current geo-location of the first user; and executing the command associated with the current geo-location of the first user on the online social network, wherein the executed command operates on the data object corresponding to the current geo-location of the first user.. .
Facebook, Inc.

Systems and methods for content interaction

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can provide a creative tools interface that includes one or more options for visually modifying at least one media content item to be posted through a social networking system. At least one visual modification is applied to the media content item in response to a user selection of one or more of the options.
Facebook, Inc.

Monitoring fitness using a mobile device

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

Method and system of assigning wi-fi or other wireless channel to mobile application

The disclosed embodiments provide a method and system for connecting a mobile device to multiple other devices, allowing an application to use a specific wireless channel from a list of more than one wireless channel, and performing methods where a mobile device connects simultaneously to multiple other devices. In some embodiments, a mobile device operates with multiple wi-fi (wireless communication) networking devices, iot devices, or other wi-fi enabled devices, and has multiple hardware wi-fi channels available.

Communication apparatus, controlling the same, and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium

A communication apparatus, in a first period which is a discovery window defined in neighbor awareness networking (nan), in a case when a signal for searching for a predetermined service or a reply corresponding to the signal is communicated with another communication apparatus, determines whether there is a communication parameter that was shared with the other communication apparatus, in a case when it is determined by the determination unit that there is a communication parameter shared with the other communication apparatus, uses the shared communication parameter to establish a data link with the other communication apparatus, and, in a second period including a period different to the first period, executes the predetermined service by the data link.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Techniques for power zoning in a network environment

Embodiments of the present invention provide techniques for power management in a network environment. A wireless networking system can include various access points in different areas of a deployment environment.
Zinwave Limited

Apparatus, system and neighbor awareness networking (nan) data link (ndl) power save

Some demonstrative embodiments include apparatuses, systems and/or methods of neighbor awareness networking (nan) data link (ndl) power save. For example, an apparatus may include logic and circuitry configured to cause a first nan device to set up an ndl with a second nan device; to communicate a power save request between the first and second nan devices during a common resource block (crb) of the ndl; to communicate a power save response between the first and second nan devices, the power save response in response to the power save request; and to enter a power save state for at least part of the crb..
Intel Ip Corporation

Extended range networking

Passive and active scanning for extended range wireless networking. The choice between legacy and extended range signaling can depend on one or more factors.
Apple Inc.

System and mixed-mesh wireless networking

A mixed mesh networking system includes wi-fi devices, zigbee end devices, and a mixed network communications device including a wi-fi transceiver and pcb, a zigbee transceiver and pcb, and an antenna connector. The mixed network communications device communicates with another mixed network communication device via the wi-fi transceiver and pcb and the antenna connector, communicates with the plurality of zigbee end devices via the zigbee transceiver and pcb and the antenna connector, self-configures as an internet access point after finding a path to the internet or scan the another mixed network communication device via wifi to find the internet access point, and self-configures as a zigbee coordinator or a zigbee gateway after identifying the plurality of zigbee end devices that are connected to the mixed network communications device via zigbee communication.

Techniques for load balancing in a network environment

Embodiments of the present invention provide techniques for load balancing in a network environment. A wireless networking system can include a load balancer to determine how to distribute client devices across available channels to minimize interference and maximize bandwidth.
Zinwave Limited

Wireless environmental data capture mesh networking

A mesh network-based environmental data capture system and method for providing communication between a base system having at least one wireless input capture device icd(s) and other icd(s), wherein the icd(s) are capable of smart cross-communication with each other and remote access to their inputs via a server computer, including the steps of providing this base system; at least one user accessing the icds and inputs remotely via a user interface through a remote server computer and/or electronic device communicating with it, for providing a secure surveillance system with extended inputs range and wireless smart cross-communication for monitoring a target environment.. .
Kip Smrt P1 Lp

Wireless environmental data capture mesh networking

A mesh network-based environmental data capture system and method for providing communication between a base system having at least one wireless input capture device icd(s) and other icd(s), wherein the icd(s) are capable of smart cross-communication with each other and remote access to their inputs via a server computer, including the steps of providing this base system; at least one user accessing the icds and inputs remotely via a user interface through a remote server computer and/or electronic device communicating with it, for providing a secure surveillance system with extended inputs range and wireless smart cross-communication for monitoring a target environment.. .
Kip Smrt P1 Lp

Wireless environmental data capture mesh networking

A mesh network-based environmental data capture system and method for providing communication between a base system having at least one wireless input capture device icd(s) and other icd(s), wherein the icd(s) are capable of smart cross-communication with each other and remote access to their inputs via a server computer, including the steps of providing this base system; at least one user accessing the icds and inputs remotely via a user interface through a remote server computer and/or electronic device communicating with it, for providing a secure surveillance system with extended inputs range and wireless smart cross-communication for monitoring a target environment.. .
Kip Smrt P1 Lp

Picture combining method, terminal, and picture combining system

A method for creating a collage among members of a chat group of a social networking application is performed at a terminal, comprising: generating a first collage using a user-selected collage template after receiving a user-selected picture for a predefined location in the user-selected collage template; generating a configuration file used for describing the first collage; and submitting the first collage and the configuration file to the social networking application, wherein the social networking application is configured to forward the first collage and the configuration file to another member of the chat group when there are one or more blank sections in the first collage and the other member of the chat group is configured to update the first collage by adding at least one picture to one of the one or more blank sections until there is no blank section in the first collage.. .
Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited

Crew mobile device-based content loader for entertainment system

A content loader device for transferring multimedia content from a remote content server to an entertainment system of a vehicle includes a content memory and a primary data networking module that establishes a local data transfer link to the entertainment system while being within direct wireless communicable range, and a primary remote data transfer link to the remote content server while being beyond direct wireless communicable range. A data retrieval client, without user intervention and in response to a detected establishment of the primary remote data transfer link, transmits a content reception availability command to the remote content server.
Panasonic Avionics Corporation

Login proxy for third-party applications

Users of organizations use many different third-party applications. The organizations use the services of a server to manage and interact with the third-party applications.
Okta, Inc.

Out-of-band management techniques for networking fabrics

Out-of-band management techniques for networking fabrics are described. In an example embodiment, an apparatus may comprise a packet-switched network interface to deconstruct a packet received via an out-of-band management network and control circuitry to execute an out-of-band management agent, and the out-of-band management agent may be operative to identify a configuration command comprised in the received packet and control an optical circuit-switched network interface based on the configuration command.

Network device and a networking

A networking device including a plurality of client ports arranged for communicating with a plurality of clients, a service port arranged for communicating with a machine arranged to communicate with the plurality of clients, and networking componentry arranged to communicate electromagnetic communications between the plurality of client ports and the service port.. .
Boobera Lagoon Technology, Llc

Procedures, apparatuses, systems, and computer program products for adaptive tunnel bandwidth by using software defined networking

A procedure for managing network traffic, and a system that operates in accordance with the procedure. Performance monitoring data is received from multiple network elements that define one or more paths along a network tunnel.
Coriant Operations, 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.

Methods and coordination of wireless network communication

Systems and techniques for coordinating wireless local area networking communication. An access point capable of ofdma communication transmits to one or more stations capable of synchronous communication.
Nokia Technologies Oy

Techniques for managing interference in a network environment

Embodiments of the present invention provide techniques for managing interference across multiple transceivers in an access point in a network environment. A wireless networking system can include various access points.
Zinwave Limited

System and wireless aed docking

According to an embodiment of the present invention, a system comprises a removable interface module and wireless dock for an automated external defibrillator. The removable interface module includes a first processor, a first memory and first low-power radio transceiver communicatively coupled with the first processor and configured to receive status information from the automated external defibrillator.
Zoll Medical Corporation

Avatar-based video encoding

Techniques are disclosed for performing avatar-based video encoding. In some embodiments, a video recording of an individual may be encoded utilizing an avatar that is driven by the facial expression(s) of the individual.
Intel Corporation

Online dating and social networking system

The present invention provides an online dating and social networking system for identifying compatible users to other users. The system comprises a network of users, wherein each user must complete a user profile to be searchable and contactable by other users in the system.
Herekittykitty Llc

Crowd-sourced cloud computing in a multiple resource provider environment

A crowd-sourced cloud environment allows for, and benefits from, modes of interaction between among the service providers (including the “resource providers” and the “cloud provider”) and consumers (also referred to herein as “tenants”) that are not practiced in a dc-centric cloud environment—specifically, the use of internet-based social networking technology and internet-based online marketplace technology to facilitate resource pooling and interaction between crowd-sourced cloud resource providers, the cloud provider, and crowd-sourced cloud consumers.. .
Cisco Technology, Inc.

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

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

Soft matching user identifiers

Particular embodiments may receive one or more data items associated with a first user of a social-networking system. The one or more data items being related to an entity.
Facebook, Inc.

Virtual dispersive networking systems and methods

A method for network communications from a first device to a second device includes communicating data from the first device to the second device by spawning a first virtual machine for a first network connection that virtualizes network capabilities of the electronic device, and using the virtualized network capabilities of the first virtual machine, transmitting a plurality of packets for communication to a first network address and port combination associated with the second device. The method further includes repeatedly changing to a respective another network address and port combination by repeatedly spawning a respective another virtual machine for a respective another network connection that virtualizes network capabilities of the electronic device, and using the virtualized network capabilities of the spawned respective another virtual machine, transmitting a plurality of packets for communication to the respective another network address and port combination associated with the second device..
Dispersive Networks, Inc.

Conforming distributed posts to reflect social networking web site environments and audiences

A method, system, and computer program product for conforming text posted on a social networking web site for posting on another social networking web site. The method includes receiving text input by a user for posting on a first social networking web site.
Dummen Group B.v.

Led light bulb, lamp fixture with self-networking intercom, system and method therefore

A networked light for illumination and intercom for communications in a single housing, with voice command and control, hands-free. The system in a housing configured to conventional looking lamp, bulb, fixture, lighting devices, suitable for a direct replacement of conventional illuminating devices typical found in homes or buildings.
Athena Patent Development Llc.

User equipment and network communication device in communication system and wireless communication method

A user equipment and network communication device in a communication system and wireless communication method. The user equipment includes: an application type determination module, configured to obtain application type information contained in a type field of an application module in the user equipment to determine the application type of the application module, different application types corresponding to different networking methods; and a networking module, configured to establish a communication network with another user equipment based on the networking method corresponding to the application type of the application module, so as to use the application module..
Sony Corporation

Techniques for managing groups on a mobile platform

Techniques for managing groups on a mobile platform, comprising a mobile groups application. The mobile groups application including a groups management component to manage at least one group for a corresponding social networking application of a social networking system; and a groups rendering component to render a groups user interface (ui) view comprising at least one selectable group user interface element representative of the at least one group, the at least one selectable group ui element comprising a first selectable group ui element, wherein the first selectable group ui element is representative of a first group of the at least one group and the first group comprises at least one group member..
Facebook, Inc.

Content notification on online social networks for media-player devices

In one embodiment, a method includes receiving, from a first client system of a first user of the online social network, an indication that a media-player device is proximate to the first client system. Content information associated with media-content items may be accessed.
Facebook, Inc.

Dynamically pinning micro-service to uplink port

A virtual networking switch on a host computing device can receive a first data packet of a micro-service data flow from a virtual machine running on the host computing device. The first data packet can include micro-service flow data identifying a first container instance that transmitted the first data packet.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Determining network element analytics and networking recommendations based thereon

A network element includes one or more hardware memory resources of fixed storage capacity for storing data used to configure a plurality of networking features of the network element. A utilization management process runs on the network element to perform operations including obtaining utilization data representing utilization of the one or more hardware memory resources, and analyzing the utilization data of the one or more hardware memory resources to produce summarized utilization data..
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Title-enabled networking

Methods and apparatus are provided for processing packets in a network. A received packet includes title materials which include one or more of a title object, a component of the title object, or a reference to the title object.
Oncircle, Inc.

System and cryptographically provable zero knowledge social networking

A social networking system, computer program product, and methods with a personal avatar executing on a first server node and a zero knowledge arbiter executing on a second server node in a network of the social networking system. The personal avatar communicates social networking system messages in a communication session using a zero knowledge protocol with the zero knowledge arbiter executing on the second server node operating in zero knowledge and using zero knowledge verifiable computing to enforce usage conditions on social networking system messages communicated in a communication session with the zero knowledge arbiter.
International Business Machines Corporation

System and applying predictive social scoring to perform focused risk assessment

A system and method for determining a risk score for a target subject using social media is provided. A potential subject is identified and publicly available online content relating to the subject, such as information from social networking websites, blogs, and other social media, is collected and verified.

Delay-tolerant information-centric networking (dticn)

A method and system provide the ability to distribute content on a network. A network system of nodes is established.
California Institute Of Technology

Interface for network configuration via graphical representations of network topology and internetworking services

Computer systems and methods for improving a computer's ability to interface with a user to configure one or more internetworking services provided by a first group of computers for a second group of computers using a pictorial graph with nodes that represent logical network objects. In an embodiment, a computer system comprises: a display; a memory persistently storing a set of instructions and a set of data that defines a plurality of logical network objects; one or more processors coupled to the memory and the display, wherein the one or more processors execute the set of instructions, which causes the one or more processors to: retrieve, from the memory, the set of data that defines a plurality of logical network objects, wherein a first logical network object represents a particular internetworking service that is provided by one or more first computing devices among the plurality of computing devices in the computer network, and a second logical network object represents a corresponding grouping of one or more second computing devices of the plurality of computing devices in the computer network; cause to present, on the display, a plurality of nodes in a first pictorial graph, wherein each node in the plurality of nodes corresponds respectively to each object in the plurality of logical network objects..
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Paired device and generator codes

A medical device energy source may comprise an energy supply, a power interface, a computing device, a networking interface, and a data interface. The power interface and the data interface may communicate with a medical device and the networking interface may communicate with a data server.
Ethicon Endo-surgery, Llc

Network access method, apparatus, and system

The present disclosure discloses a network access method performed at a computer server in connection with a social networking platform, comprising: receiving a network access request from a first social networking account at a first terminal to a second social networking account at a second terminal, the network access request for accessing a wireless network bound to the second social networking account, the first and second social networking account both being associated with the social networking platform; forwarding the network access request to the second social networking account, the network access request including the first social networking account and an identifier of the wireless network; receiving a feedback instruction sent by the second social networking account; and sending authorization information of the wireless network to the first social networking account when the feedback instruction is an access authorization instruction, the authorization information including verification information used for accessing the wireless network.. .
Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited

Apparatus, system and neighbor awareness networking (nan) geo-fencing

Some demonstrative embodiments include apparatuses, systems and/or methods of neighbor awareness networking (nan) geo-fencing. For example, an apparatus may include circuitry configured to cause a neighbor awareness networking (nan) device to process a plurality of geo-fencing parameters of a geofence from an application on the nan device; and perform geo-fencing with another nan device based on the geo-fencing parameters..
Intel Ip Corporation

Events discovery context

In one embodiment, a method includes identifying one or more social network events that satisfy a query condition in a social-networking system, determining an event score for each of the identified events, where the event score is based on one or more signals that are each related to a first interaction between a target user and the social-networking system, and the first interaction associates the target user with the identified event, and presenting one or more of the identified events to the target user in an order based on the event score of each identified event. The interaction may establish an association between the target user and an entity associated with the event..
Facebook, Inc.

Event information push method, event information push apparatus, and storage medium

The present disclosure provides an event information push method performed at a computer system, the method including: collecting network messages from a social networking platform; performing aggregation on the network messages, to obtain corresponding event information; obtaining, for each piece of event information, one or more attributes from the corresponding category of network messages; obtaining, from an event information and user database, a user group corresponding to the one or more attributes of each piece of event information; and pushing each piece of event information to a user in the user group corresponding to the event information.. .
Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited

Automatic recipient targeting for notifications

In one embodiment, a method includes one or more computing devices detecting a triggering action by a user of a social-networking system, wherein the detecting includes receiving information about the triggering action from a client device associated with the user and accessing a queue including multiple notifications. The method also includes, for each of one or more of the notifications, calculating using a machine-learning model, a click-through probability that the user will interact with the notification upon display of the notification, wherein the machine-learning model is based at least in part on one or more features associated with the user or the notification, determining whether the click-through probability satisfies a threshold, and if the click-through probability satisfies the threshold, then sending the notification to the client device associated with the user for display, else, removing the notification from the queue..
Facebook, Inc.

Events discovery interface

In one embodiment, a method includes identifying one or more event categories that are of interest to a user of a social-networking system, where each of the event categories comprises one or more social-networking events. Generating an event category interface element that represents the event category, where the event category interface element comprises category content that is based on historical information associated with the user, and presenting the event category interface elements to the user.
Facebook, Inc.

Sdn-based ddos attack prevention method, apparatus, and system

A software defined networking (sdn)-based distributed denial of service (ddos) attack prevention method, an apparatus, and a system, where a controller delivers a traffic statistics collection instruction to a first packet forwarding device. The traffic statistics collection instruction instructs the first packet forwarding device to perform traffic statistics collection, and carries a destination internet protocol (ip) address.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Cross platform social networking authentication system

Disclosed in one example is a method of authenticating with multiple social network services. The method may include storing first authentication information associated with a user for a first social networking service using at least one computer processor, receiving second authentication information associated with the user for a second social networking service from a social networking application, and sending to the social networking application the first authentication information.
Zynga Inc.

Account adding method, terminal, server, and computer storage medium

An account adding method is performed by a social networking application running at a mobile terminal when communicating with a second terminal (e.g., using a chat session). The method includes: recording voice information from the second terminal using the social networking application; extracting character string information and voiceprint information from the voice information; sending the character string information and the voiceprint information to a server; receiving an account that matches the character string information and the voiceprint information and that is sent by the server; and adding the account to a contact list of the social networking application.
Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited

Networking cable tracer system

A method and apparatus for providing a tracer function for networked cable systems used for data or power transmission. A self contained and self powered indicator circuit is described that enables tracing the location of both ends of a networked cable..
Mertek Industries, Llc

Networking connection resolution assistant

Embodiments for automated accommodation of network configuration settings by a processor. A network connection request is detected.
International Business Machines Corporation

Using virtual networking devices to manage routing information

Techniques are described for providing managed virtual computer networks that have a configured logical network topology with virtual networking devices, such as by a network-accessible configurable network service, with corresponding networking functionality provided for communications between multiple computing nodes of the virtual computer network by emulating functionality that would be provided by the virtual networking devices if they were physically present. In some situations, the networking functionality provided for a managed computer network of a client includes receiving routing communications directed to the virtual networking devices and using included routing cost information to update the configuration of the managed computer network, and/or includes determining actual cost information corresponding to use of an underlying substrate network and providing routing cost information to the client that reflects the determined actual cost information, so as to enable the client to modify the configuration of the managed computer network accordingly..
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Broadband optical network apparatus and method

Methods and apparatus for providing enhanced optical networking service and performance which are particularly advantageous in terms of low cost and use of existing infrastructure, access control techniques, and components. In the exemplary embodiment, current widespread deployment and associated low cost of ethernet-based systems are leveraged through use of an ethernet csma/cd mac in the optical domain on a passive optical network (pon) system.
Time Warner Cable Enterprises Llc

Remotely controlling aspects of pools and spas

Systems and methods of (remotely) controlling aspects of pools and spas and of modifying water contained therein are detailed. Internet-enabled access to pool and spa controllers may happen without any need for users to create firewall ports or utilize static internet protocol addresses.
Zodiac Pool Systems, Inc.

Sentiment polarity for users of a social networking system

A social networking system infers a sentiment polarity of a user toward content of a page. The sentiment polarity of the user is inferred based on received information about an interaction between the user and the page (e.g., like, report, etc.), and may be based on analysis of a topic extracted from text on the page.
Facebook, Inc.

Systems and methods for intent classification of messages in social networking systems

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media according to certain aspects can receive at least one message sent by a user of a social networking system to a page provided by the social networking system, where the page is associated with an entity. A training data set including a plurality of messages can be determined, and the training data set can indicate an intent classification for each of the plurality of messages.
Facebook, Inc.

Social network content prioritization

A method includes receiving one or more social networking updates, identifying update information corresponding to each of the one or more social networking updates, wherein update information includes at least user information, interaction information, and time information, calculating a prioritization score for each of the one or more social networking updates according to the identified update information, prioritizing the one or more updates based on the calculated prioritization scores, and displaying the one or more updates according to the prioritization. A computer program product and computer system corresponding to the method are also disclosed..
International Business Machines Corporation

Server apparatus, image forming apparatus, information processing apparatus, image forming control method, and image forming control program

A server apparatus provides a social networking service (sns). The server apparatus stores a specific relation between a terminal apparatus and a printer that are allowed for communication using the sns.
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Facebook, Inc.

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Locating a mobile device

A location system provides a location service for determining a location of a mobile device. A node of the location system comprises: a signal processing module, and a wireless interface which communicates wirelessly according to a standardized wireless networking protocol.
Philips Lighting Holding B.v.

Systems and methods for a node supporting network coded mesh networking in a network of moving things

Communication network architectures, systems, and methods supporting network coding of packet data in a network of moving things. Through the use of network coding, a network of moving things provides redundancy and improved network capacity and reliability..
Veniam, Inc.

Method and system for transition of applications to a second cellular data networking interface for a virtual sim service

A method at a user equipment to facilitate splitting of data billing between at least two parties, the method assigning a first subset of application to a first forwarding information base (“fib”) on the user equipment; associating the first fib with a first cellular data interface; activating the splitting of data billing on the user equipment; and replacing the association in the first fib to the first cellular interface with an association between a second cellular data interface and the first fib.. .
2236008 Ontario Inc.

Information centric networking for long term evolution

In one embodiment, a mobile network includes at least one information centric networking (icn) enabled mobile base station configured to support icn transport protocol, and at least one icn enabled evolved packet core (epc) device configured to support icn transport protocol, where the icn enabled epc device is operative to assign an icn based identity to a user equipment (ue) according to an attach request, wherein the attach request indicates that the ue supports the icn transport protocol.. .
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Information centric networking for long term evolution

In one embodiment, a method for improving content delivery for a user equipment (ue) is implemented on a computing device and includes: receiving a request from an application layer on the ue, determining whether said request is an icn-based request using information centric networking (icn) transport protocol or an ip-based request using internet protocol (ip) transport protocol, and for each icn-based request according to the determining: forwarding the icn-based request to an icn function on the ue, and compressing icn headers in the icn-based request using robust header (rohc) compression.. .
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Organization targeted status updates

A social networking server receives a request from a member of an organization to configure a targeted update for the organization. The targeted update may be intended for a particular group of members of a social network service.
Linkedin Corporation

Graphically managing data classification workflows in a social networking system with directed graphs

Various embodiments include a classification platform system. A user can define a classification experiment on the classification platform system.
Facebook, Inc

Methods and systems for anchoring hypertext transfer protocol (http) level services in an information centric network (icn)

Methods and systems anchor hypertext transfer protocol (http) level communication in an information-centric networking (icn) network. Both content requests and responses to servers within the icn network and to servers located outside the icn network, in an ip network for example, are disclosed.
Idac Holdings, Inc.

Broadcast notifications using social networking systems

A method and notification system for notifying broadcast streams to multiple users. A notifier receives, from a broadcaster, a request to notify a broadcast stream to the multiple users.
International Business Machines Corporation

Generating guest suggestions for events in a social networking system

Social networking system users may create events where a group of other users invited to the event meet at a specified time and location. The social networking system suggests users to invite to an event based on a prediction that the users would attend the event if invited.
Facebook, Inc.

Exclusive social network based on consumption of luxury goods

Network node devices that may be embedded into luxury goods are described. These devices may allow luxury goods to offer access to a social networking system that is based upon ownership of luxury goods, and may also be used to verify the authenticity of the luxury goods.

Automatically providing a communication based on location information for a user of a social networking system

Systems and methods for automatically locating web-based social network members are provided. According to one embodiment, contact content including an associated gps identifier and status for web-based social network members located at or near the same location automatically appears on a gps-enabled device.
Facebook, Inc.

Technique for gleaning mac and ip address bindings

Disclosed are systems, methods, and computer-readable storage media for gleaning mac and ip address bindings. A networking switch facilitating data communication for a sub-network of a computer network can receive an arp request from a vm included in the sub-network.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Method for providing an information centric network with a software defined network and controller of the software defined network

A method provides an information centric network with a software defined network based on an information centric networking protocol on top of a physical network based on an internet protocol. A controller in the software defined network receives a first packet of an object request in the information centric network.
Nec Corporation

Packet forwarding in information centric networking networks

A method of forwarding information in an information centric networking (icn) network may be provided. A method may include determining a hit rate for each detected network device of one or more detected network devices.
Fujitsu Limited

Auto discovery and auto scaling of services in software-defined network environment

Techniques are described for automatic discovery of two or more virtual service instances configured to apply a given service to a packet in a software-defined networking (sdn)/network functions virtualization (nfv) environment. Virtual service instances may be deployed as virtual entities hosted on one or more physical devices to offer individual services or chains of services from a service provider.
Juniper Networks, Inc.

Methods and apparatus to provide a consumer services cloud in a communications network

Methods and apparatus to provide a consumer services cloud in a communications network are disclosed. An example apparatus includes a processor; and a computer readable storage medium including computer readable instructions which, when executed, cause the processor to perform operations.
At&t Mobility Il Llc

Virtual extensible lan intercommunication mechanism for multicast in networking

A mechanism for multicast (m-vim) is used to resolve address looking up problems for different types of vxlan related overlay networks for multicast and broadcast traffics. A multicast overlay ferry proxy (mofp) is introduced between a vxlan domain and the cni domain for ferrying control plane and data panel information.
International Business Machines Corporation

Method and performing communication in software-defined networking, and communications system

Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a method and an apparatus for performing communication in software-defined networking, and a communications system. The method includes: receiving a message sent by a network device, where the message includes a signaling message; determining, according to a control policy, a matching condition that matches the message, where the control policy includes a matching condition and operation information corresponding to the matching condition; processing the message according to the operation information corresponding to the matching condition that matches the message; and sending the processed message to the network device.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Systems, methods and devices for opportunistic networking

Opportunistic networking systems can utilize one or multiple bands/channels that are shared with other radio access technologies (rats) (such as wireless local area networks (wlan, such as wi-fi) and mmwave). An unconventional carrier type (uct) can be defined to support opportunistic networking in licensed and/or unlicensed spectrum.
Intel Ip Corporation

Shopping and marketing an item for specific consumers

A shopping and marketing method of an item for specific consumers includes: installing a networking module having an induction chip with item id onto an item body; (2) sensing the item by a mobile device connected to a marketing website and transmitting the item id to the marketing website; (3) verifying the item id by the marketing website; and (4) connecting to a marketing webpage of a corresponding group if the item id is matched. Therefore, the item id of the item is provided for logging on a specific website to achieve the marketing method by transmitting a specific corresponding message to specific consumers..
Portwell Inc.

Deriving multi-level seniority of social network members

An online social networking system receives an unstructured job title record from a profile of a member or a job posting. The system extracts a raw job title from the unstructured job title record, and extracts a first seniority level from the raw job title.
Linkedln Corporation

Radar system to track low flying unmanned aerial vehicles and objects

A radar system for tracking uavs and other low flying objects utilizing wireless networking equipment is provided. The system is implemented as a distributed low altitude radar system where transmitting antennas are coupled with the wireless networking equipment to radiate signals in a skyward direction.
Rhombus Systems Group, Inc.

Player rating system for multiplayer online computer games

In example embodiments, a method of rating skill levels of players of a game executing on a game networking system is disclosed. An event within a game is identified as corresponding to a combination of head-to-head mini games between a subset of a plurality of players of the game.
Zynga Inc.

Constructing social networks using monitored game play

Features are described to use data from game play to construct social networks of users. For example determining that a user played a game with a certain player, a certain number of times, can indicate compatibility between the user and the player.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.