Mobile Patent Roundup 1-26-2007 – Reranking Searches by Language Used

This week’s granted patents and published patent applications sees an old patented system from Google with a new reranking feature, a mobile sports tv, a multimodal wireless device from Microsoft, a cancelled internet access service for air travel which provided a geographic search service, a context aware user interface, wireless vending machine auditing, mobile scanning, … Read more Mobile Patent Roundup 1-26-2007 – Reranking Searches by Language Used

What Google Advertisments on Mobile Phones Might Look Like

A new Google patent application on serving advertisements on mobile phones provides a glimpse of what those ads might look like, and what kinds of features might be included with them. It might be possible to send a text message to advertisers. Or download a coupon to use towards a purchase. Images of products could … Read more What Google Advertisments on Mobile Phones Might Look Like

Difficult Queries and Identifying Missing Content in Search Engines

There are times when you perform a search in a search engine, and the results just aren’t very relevant. When you don’t get the results that you expect from a internet or intranet search engine, is it because the search engine isn’t very good, or is it because there isn’t much indexable information on the … Read more Difficult Queries and Identifying Missing Content in Search Engines