Amazon patents granted on 26 January 2016

34 US patents granted on 26 January 2016 and assigned to Amazon

1 D748,094 Keyboard
2 9,247,659 Slab-based cooling
3 9,246,996 Data volume placement techniques
4 9,246,986 Instance selection ordering policies for network-accessible resources
5 9,246,866 Item recommendation
6 9,246,776 Forward-based resource delivery network management techniques
7 9,246,762 NTP client-side automatic configuration
8 9,246,690 Secure execution environment services
9 9,246,688 Dataset licensing
10 9,246,686 Salt value service
11 9,246,545 Adaptive estimation of delay in audio systems
12 9,246,215 Antenna structure with split-feed antenna element and coupled parasitic grounding element
13 9,245,485 Dithering techniques for electronic paper displays
14 9,245,433 Passive device monitoring using radio frequency signals
15 9,245,366 Label placement for complex geographic polygons
16 9,245,350 Image-based color palette generation
17 9,245,294 Providing separate views for items
18 9,245,271 Tag scoring for elements associated with a common tag
19 9,245,232 Machine generated service cache
20 9,245,026 Increasing the relevancy of search results across categories
21 9,244,994 Idempotency of application state data
22 9,244,993 Management of application state data
23 9,244,971 Data retrieval from heterogeneous storage systems
24 9,244,958 Detecting and reconciling system resource metadata anomolies in a distributed storage system
25 9,244,818 Automated selection of quality control tests to run on a software application
26 9,244,743 Remotely interacting with a virtualized machine instance
27 9,244,604 Adaptive touch sensor interface
28 9,244,590 Three-dimensional navigation using a two-dimensional surface
29 9,244,562 Gestures and touches on force-sensitive input devices
30 9,244,543 Method and device for replacing stylus tip
31 9,244,267 Electrowetting display device
32 9,244,152 Determining device locations using movement, signal strength
33 9,242,799 Dynamically reconfigurable inventory pods
34 9,242,798 Determining stowability based on item-size categories