Yahoo patent applications published on 02 August 2012

5 US patent applications published on 02 August 2012 and assigned to Yahoo

1 20120197986 USER-CUSTOMIZABLE SOCIAL GROUPING TECHNIQUES
2 20120197723 USER-CUSTOMIZABLE SOCIAL GROUPING AND ADVERTISEMENT TARGETING TECHNIQUES
3 20120195517 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DISTORTING A CLOCKFACE FOR CAPTCHA VALIDATION
4 20120195505 TECHNIQUES INCLUDING URL RECOGNITION AND APPLICATIONS
5 20120194431 ZERO-CLICK ACTIVATION OF AN APPLICATION