Amazon patents granted on 06 May 2014

19 US patents granted on 06 May 2014 and assigned to Amazon

1 8,719,900 Validating updates to domain name system records
2 8,719,586 Digital rights management for applications
3 8,719,432 System and method for determining staleness of data received from a distributed lock manager
4 8,719,415 Use of temporarily available computing nodes for dynamic scaling of a cluster
5 8,719,376 Remote download of content
6 8,719,320 Server-side, variable drive health determination
7 8,719,255 Method and system for determining interest levels of online content based on rates of change of content access
8 8,719,225 System and method for log conflict detection and resolution in a data store
9 8,719,172 Hiding order details
10 8,719,131 Allocating financial risk and reward in a multi-tenant environment
11 8,719,109 Facilitating transactions involving items by notifying selected users of demand for items
12 8,719,108 Access to guest accounts in electronic commerce
13 8,719,104 Acquiring multiple items in an image
14 8,719,082 Automatic bid adjustments for electronic advertising
15 8,719,081 Bid adjustment scheduling for electronic advertising
16 8,718,934 Predicting location of a mobile user
17 8,718,814 Robotic induction and stowage in materials handling facilities
18 8,718,539 Portable device that is adapted to remotely control content on a nearby display screen
19 8,717,285 Orientation lock