Yahoo patents granted on 23 March 2010

13 US patents granted on 23 March 2010 and assigned to Yahoo

1 D612,393 Toolbar for user interface on a display screen
2 7,685,304 Web services multi-protocol support
3 7,685,241 Mapping online service user ID to portal user ID
4 7,685,209 Apparatus and method for normalizing user-selected keywords in a folksonomy
5 7,685,204 System and method for enhanced media distribution
6 7,685,198 Systems and methods for collaborative tag suggestions
7 7,685,197 System and methods for indentifying the potential advertising value of terms found on web pages
8 7,685,141 Connection sub-graphs in entity relationship graphs
9 7,685,119 System and method for query expansion
10 7,685,084 Term expansion using associative matching of labeled term pairs
11 7,685,078 Method and appartus for using B measures to learn balanced relevance functions from expert and user judgments
12 7,685,041 Spike filter for financial data represented as discrete-valued time series
13 7,685,019 System and method for optimizing the delivery of advertisements