Yahoo patent applications published on 14 October 2010

3 US patent applications published on 14 October 2010 and assigned to Yahoo

1 20100262662 OUTBOUND SPAM DETECTION AND PREVENTION
2 20100262510 Inferring a Distribution of Values from a Distribution of Bids in an Online Auction
3 20100262458 Inferring an Optimal Minimum Reserve Price from a Distribution of Bids in an Online Auction