Amazon patents granted on 07 October 2014

16 US patents granted on 07 October 2014 and assigned to Amazon

1 8,856,957 Federated identity broker
2 8,856,896 Transparently updating user credentials
3 8,856,797 Reactive auto-scaling of capacity
4 8,856,725 Automated source code and development personnel reputation system
5 8,856,540 Customized ID generation
6 8,856,483 Virtual data storage service with sparse provisioning
7 8,856,291 Providing configurable workflow capabilities
8 8,856,211 Flexible network testing
9 8,856,090 Client-based computation of checksums for product information
10 8,856,089 Sub-containment concurrency for hierarchical data containers
11 8,856,077 Account cloning service for cloud computing environments
12 8,856,039 Integration of secondary content into a catalog system
13 8,856,022 Parameter normalization for improved cache hit rate
14 8,856,013 Delivering ordered items to an appropriate address
15 8,855,806 Managing shipment release from a storage area to a packing station in a materials handling facility
16 8,855,681 Using multiple applications to provide location information