Google patents granted on 15 May 2012

25 US patents granted on 15 May 2012 and assigned to Google

1 D659,741 Wearable display device
2 D659,740 Wearable display device frame
3 D659,739 Wearable display device
4 8,181,254 Setting default security features for use with web applications and extensions
5 8,181,197 System and method for voting on popular video intervals
6 8,181,124 Method and apparatus for notification on an electronic handheld device using an attention manager
7 8,181,048 Performing power management operations
8 8,180,851 Management of pre-fetched mapping data incorporating user-specified locations
9 8,180,782 Online ranking metric
10 8,180,778 Generating action trails from web history
11 8,180,776 Variable personalization of search results in a search engine
12 8,180,760 Organization system for ad campaigns
13 8,180,756 Similarity-based searching
14 8,180,725 Method and apparatus for selecting links to include in a probabilistic generative model for text
15 8,180,667 Rewarding creative use of product placements in user-contributed videos
16 8,180,583 Methods and systems to determine a context of a device
17 8,180,395 Modular wireless communicator
18 8,180,289 Public kiosk providing near field communication services
19 8,179,930 Phase control by active thermal adjustments in an external cavity laser
20 8,179,742 Listening with multiple computing devices
21 8,179,604 Wearable marker for passive interaction
22 8,179,563 Portable scanning device
23 8,179,370 Proximity based keystroke resolution
24 8,179,095 Estimating remaining use time of a mobile device
25 8,178,997 Supplying grid ancillary services using controllable loads