Yahoo patents granted on 15 April 2008

6 US patents granted on 15 April 2008 and assigned to Yahoo

1 7,359,952 Content delivery frequency capping method
2 7,359,948 Automated bulk communication responder
3 7,359,943 Providing instant messaging functionality in non-instant messaging environments
4 7,359,898 Scoring mechanism selection along multiple dimensions
5 7,359,893 Delivering items based on links to resources associated with search results
6 7,359,873 Self-service catalog manager for stores implemented on a communications network