Yahoo patent applications published on 08 October 2009

9 US patent applications published on 08 October 2009 and assigned to Yahoo

1 20090254840 LOCAL MAP CHAT
2 20090254827 BROWSER INTERPRETABLE DOCUMENT FOR CONTROLLING A PLURALITY OF MEDIA PLAYERS AND SYSTEMS AND METHODS RELATED THERETO
3 20090254523 HYBRID TERM AND DOCUMENT-BASED INDEXING FOR SEARCH QUERY RESOLUTION
4 20090254512 AD MATCHING BY AUGMENTING A SEARCH QUERY WITH KNOWLEDGE OBTAINED THROUGH SEARCH ENGINE RESULTS
5 20090254475 PREDICTION MARKET MAKING METHOD AND APPARATUS
6 20090254424 ENHANCED ONLINE ADVERTISING EXPERIENCE
7 20090254416 Method and system for presenting advertisements targeted at passersby
8 20090254410 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CONSTRUCTING AND DELIVERING SPONSORED SEARCH FUTURES CONTRACTS
9 20090254397 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR OPTIMIZING ONLINE KEYWORD AUCTIONS SUBJECT TO BUDGET AND ESTIMATED QUERY VOLUME CONSTRAINTS