Google Media Consumption History Patent Filed

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What is a Media Consumption History Google published a foreign patent at WIPO today that has an interesting perspective to it. When someone performs a search that involves a specific entity, their search may be influenced by the search engine’s knowledge of their past interactions with content involving that entity, or their media consumption history. … Read more Google Media Consumption History Patent Filed

How Google was Corroborating Facts for Featured Snippets

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When someone searches the web and asks a question such as “what is the capital of Poland” or “what is the birth date of George Washington” a web search engine such as Google may not be very helpful in providing an answer if it provides a list of web pages that might answer that query … Read more How Google was Corroborating Facts for Featured Snippets

Some Patents Behind Microsoft’s Personal Assistant Cortana

In January, Microsoft introduced a new build of Windows 10, which it will be giving away for free for non-enterprise users running Windows 7 and Windows 8.1. One of the features on this update is a personal digital assistant that goes by the name Cortana. It’s one of the most anticipated features of the new … Read more Some Patents Behind Microsoft’s Personal Assistant Cortana