Google patents granted on 20 December 2011

12 US patents granted on 20 December 2011 and assigned to Google

1 8,082,342 Discovery of short-term and emerging trends in computer network traffic
2 8,082,336 Decoupled terminal server
3 8,082,316 Resolving conflicts while synchronizing configuration information among multiple clients
4 8,082,244 Systems and methods for determining document freshness
5 8,082,242 Custom search
6 8,082,235 Self healing system for inaccurate metadata
7 8,082,178 System and method for managing advertising campaign data
8 8,082,174 Arbitrating the sale of ad spots to increase offer competition
9 8,081,849 Portable scanning and memory device
10 8,081,621 Speaker-buffer management for voice-over-internet-protocol (VoIP) triggered by microphone-buffer arrival
11 8,081,474 Embossed heat spreader
12 8,080,874 Providing additional space between an integrated circuit and a circuit board for positioning a component therebetween