Google patents granted on 17 July 2012

28 US patents granted on 17 July 2012 and assigned to Google

1 8,225,413 Detecting impersonation on a social network
2 8,225,328 Access to a target object with desired functionality
3 8,225,197 Rendering approximate webpage screenshot client-side
4 8,225,191 Synchronizing web browsers
5 8,225,190 Methods and apparatus for clustering news content
6 8,224,964 System and method of accessing a document efficiently through multi-tier web caching
7 8,224,942 Network failure detection
8 8,224,917 Electronic communication reminder technology
9 8,224,894 Zero-click sharing of application context across devices
10 8,224,890 Reusing data in content files
11 8,224,870 Data structure for incremental search
12 8,224,844 Searching for user interface objects
13 8,224,836 Searching in multiple languages
14 8,224,827 Document ranking based on document classification
15 8,224,826 Agent rank
16 8,224,802 User interface for facts query engine with snippets from information sources that include query terms and answer terms
17 8,224,801 System and method for improved information retrieval
18 8,224,725 Escrowing digital property in a secure information vault
19 8,224,695 Monetizing service calls through advertising
20 8,224,689 Estimating inventory, user behavior, and/or cost and presentation attributes for an advertisement for use with an advertising system
21 8,224,654 Editing voice input
22 8,224,362 Text message sessions
23 8,224,351 Identifying a geographically nearby mobile computing device
24 8,223,680 Mesh network control using common designation wake-up
25 8,223,172 Regional map zoom tables
26 8,223,165 Systems and methods for resizing an icon
27 8,223,088 Multimode input field for a head-mounted display
28 8,223,024 Locking mechanism based on unnatural movement of head-mounted display