Google patents granted on 17 January 2012

12 US patents granted on 17 January 2012 and assigned to Google

1 8,099,660 Tool for managing online content
2 8,099,480 Scalable workflow design for automated service management
3 8,099,412 Query statistics provider
4 8,099,407 Methods and systems for processing media files
5 8,099,327 Auctioneer
6 8,099,326 Traffic estimator
7 8,099,246 Device for assessing operating-mode transition reliability
8 8,099,144 Electronic device with hinge mechanism
9 8,098,938 Systems and methods for descriptor vector computation
10 8,098,934 Using extracted image text
11 8,098,904 Automatic face detection and identity masking in images, and applications thereof
12 8,098,572 Interface monitoring for link aggregation