Amazon patents granted on 13 May 2014

18 US patents granted on 13 May 2014 and assigned to Amazon

1 8,726,264 Architecture for incremental deployment
2 8,725,998 Managing host computing devices with a host control component
3 8,725,967 Providing executing programs with access to stored block data of others
4 8,725,898 Scalable port address translations
5 8,725,838 Content sharing
6 8,725,684 Synchronizing data stores
7 8,725,639 Coupling prepaid debit cards to online stored-value accounts
8 8,725,595 Method and system for appraising a collection of products
9 8,725,573 Method and system for creating and maintaining a virtual library
10 8,725,571 Monitoring and replaying user consumption of content
11 8,725,565 Expedited acquisition of a digital item following a sample presentation of the item
12 8,725,559 Attribute based advertisement categorization
13 8,725,558 Intra-site product advertising system
14 8,725,286 Method and system for transporting inventory items
15 8,724,815 Key management in a distributed system
16 8,724,642 Interfaces to manage direct network peerings
17 8,721,409 Airflow control system with external air control
18 8,720,043 Method of allocating resources in a rack system