Yahoo patents granted on 06 January 2015

9 US patents granted on 06 January 2015 and assigned to Yahoo

1 8,930,839 Automatically arranging of icons on a user interface
2 8,930,463 Super-emoticons
3 8,930,390 Mouse gesture assisted search
4 8,930,376 Search result abstract quality using community metadata
5 8,930,365 System and method for evolutionary clustering of sequential data sets
6 8,930,360 System and method for online handwriting recognition in web queries
7 8,930,358 System and method for presenting search results
8 8,930,356 Techniques for modifying a query based on query associations
9 8,930,338 System and method for contextualizing query instructions using user’s recent search history