Yahoo patent applications published on 31 July 2008

6 US patent applications published on 31 July 2008 and assigned to Yahoo

1 20080184248 OPTIMIZATION OF JOB SCHEDULING FOR RESOURCE CLUSTERS WITH ACCESS CONTROL AND USAGE REPORTING
2 20080183814 REPRESENTING ONLINE PRESENCE FOR GROUPS
3 20080183695 Using activation paths to cluster proximity query results
4 20080183685 System for classifying a search query
5 20080183675 System for updating advertisement bids
6 20080183558 System and method for automatically determining an advertisement type of a digital advertisement