Yahoo patents granted on 13 November 2012

8 US patents granted on 13 November 2012 and assigned to Yahoo

1 8,312,380 Local map chat
2 8,312,108 Hot within my communities
3 8,312,014 Lateral search
4 8,312,011 System and method for automatic detection of needy queries
5 8,311,886 System for display advertising optimization with uncertain supply
6 8,311,885 System for display advertising optimization using click or conversion performance
7 8,311,884 System for allocating advertising inventory in a unified marketplace
8 8,311,882 System and method for forecasting an inventory of online advertisement impressions for targeting impression attributes