Amazon patents granted on 16 December 2014

15 US patents granted on 16 December 2014 and assigned to Amazon

1 8,914,864 Temporary virtual identities in a social networking system
2 8,914,856 Synchronization of networked storage systems and third party systems
3 8,914,626 Providing configurable bootstrapping of software image execution
4 8,914,524 Load time adapted network page(s)
5 8,914,514 Managing network based content
6 8,914,497 System and method for throttling service requests having non-uniform workloads
7 8,914,496 Tracking user behavior relative to a network page
8 8,914,399 Personalized recommendations based on item usage
9 8,913,955 Magnetically initiated device pairing
10 8,913,189 Audio and video processing associated with visual events
11 8,913,170 Cameras for computing devices
12 8,913,087 Digital image cropping
13 8,913,004 Action based device control
14 8,913,002 Determining when to perform a flash of a display
15 8,911,248 Busbar connection assembly