Yahoo patent applications published on 30 April 2009

17 US patent applications published on 30 April 2009 and assigned to Yahoo

1 20090113527 MOBILE AUTHENTICATION FRAMEWORK
2 20090113315 Multimedia Enhanced Instant Messaging Engine
3 20090113301 Multimedia Enhanced Browser Interface
4 20090113294 PROGRESSIVE CAPTCHA
5 20090113022 FACILITATING MUSIC COLLABORATIONS AMONG REMOTE MUSICIANS
6 20090112974 COMMUNITY-BASED WEB FILTERING
7 20090112874 Text Enhancement Mechanism
8 20090112844 REPRESENTATIVE KEYWORD SELECTION
9 20090112839 Media Enhancement Mechanism
10 20090112816 System and method for updating a search results page in response to a user map interaction
11 20090112740 CHARITY AUCTIONS ON SOCIAL NETWORKS
12 20090112691 System and method for scheduling online keyword auctions over multiple time periods subject to budget and query volume constraints
13 20090112690 System and method for online advertising optimized by user segmentation
14 20090112455 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR RENDERING SIMPLIFIED POINT FINDING MAPS
15 20090111487 TEXT DISPLAY OF GEO-REFERENCED INFORMATION BASED ON RELATIVE DISTANCE TO A USER LOCATION
16 20090110194 VISUAL UNIVERSAL DECRYPTION APPARATUS AND METHODS
17 20090109978 Application interface for global mobile message delivery