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Microsoft patents granted on 29 March 2011
Tuesday March 29th 2011, 3:20 pm
Filed under: Microsoft, Patents

40 US patents granted on 29 March 2011 and assigned to Microsoft

1 7,917,923 Metadata mapping to support targeted advertising
2 7,917,909 Detecting deadlocks in interop-debugging
3 7,917,904 Automated analysis tasks of complex computer system
4 7,917,900 Enabling analysis of software source code
5 7,917,893 Using a system of annotations to generate views and adapters
6 7,917,887 DDEX (data designer extensibility) default object implementations for software development processes
7 7,917,860 Simple styling
8 7,917,773 Visibility-aware services
9 7,917,761 Digitally signing an electronic document with a user-entered signature image
10 7,917,758 TLS tunneling
11 7,917,723 Address translation table synchronization
12 7,917,662 Universal graphic adapter for interfacing with UGA hardware for support of ranges of output display capabilities
13 7,917,616 Secure resource name resolution
14 7,917,613 Heartbeat heuristics
15 7,917,587 Method and system for prioritizing communications based on interpersonal relationships
16 7,917,555 Creating, storing and viewing process models
17 7,917,547 Virtualizing objects within queries
18 7,917,545 Web-based data form
19 7,917,541 Collecting and aggregating data using distributed resources
20 7,917,534 Systems and methods for extensions and inheritance for units of information manageable by a hardware/software interface system
21 7,917,514 Visual and multi-dimensional search
22 7,917,507 Web data usage platform
23 7,917,506 Method and apparatus for storing relationship data for accounts and contacts
24 7,917,503 Specifying relevance ranking preferences utilizing search scopes
25 7,917,499 Updating adaptive, deferred, incremental indexes
26 7,917,488 Cross-lingual search re-ranking
27 7,917,487 Portable application registry
28 7,917,440 Over-the-air delivery of metering certificates and data
29 7,917,369 Quality improvement techniques in an audio encoder
30 7,917,357 Real-time detection and preservation of speech onset in a signal
31 7,917,288 Abbreviated directions for route navigation
32 7,916,979 Method and system for displaying and linking ink objects with recognized text and objects
33 7,916,848 Methods and systems for participant sourcing indication in multi-party conferencing and for audio source discrimination
34 7,916,794 System and process for broadcast and communication with very low bit-rate bi-level or sketch video
35 7,916,631 Load balancing in set top cable box environment
36 7,916,616 Optical storage media with embedded security device
37 7,916,580 Maintaining date and time with time zone rule changes
38 7,914,419 Physical activity manager
39 7,914,344 Dual-barrel, connector jack and plug assemblies
40 7,913,921 Optically trackable tag