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William H. Gates III
William H Gates III, Gary W Flake, Alexander G Gounares, Thomas F Bergstraesser, Arnold N Blinn, Christopher W Brumme, Lili Cheng, Michael Connolly, Daniel S Glasser, James R Larus, Matthew B MacLaurin, Henricus Johannes Maria Meijer, Debi P Mishra, Amit Mital, Ira L Snyder Jr, Melora Zaner Godsey: Virtual entertainment. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, September 6, 2011: US08012023 (94 worldwide citation)


Systems and methods that provide for a virtual reality entertainment system that supplies immersive entertainment and creates a sensation for a user similar to having guests in a remote location to be physically present as virtual guests. Such virtual reality entertainment system can supply a graphi ...


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William H. Gates III
Raymond E Ozzie, William H Gates III, Gary W Flake, Thomas F Bergstraesser, Arnold N Blinn, Christopher W Brumme, Lili Cheng, Michael Connolly, Nishant V Dani, Dane A Glasgow, Daniel S Glasser, Alexander G Gounares, James R Larus, Matthew B MacLaurin, Henricus Johannes Maria Meijer, Debi P Mishra, Amit Mital, Ira L Snyder Jr, Chandramohan A Thekkath, David R Treadwell III, Melora Zaner Godsey: Personal data mining. Microsoft Corporation, Hope Baldauff Hartman, April 19, 2011: US07930197 (62 worldwide citation)


Personal data mining mechanisms and methods are employed to identify relevant information that otherwise would likely remain undiscovered. Users supply personal data that can be analyzed in conjunction with data associated with a plurality of other users to provide useful information that can improv ...


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Parichay Saxena
Balaji Thiagarajan, Sharad Garg, Arvind Kumar Peechara, Theodore Nguyen, Parichay Saxena: Manage content in a short-term content buffer with content identifiers. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, May 25, 2010: US07725919 (49 worldwide citation)


A short-term content buffer maintains segments of audio and/or video content and the content segments are identified with segment identifiers which enables management and playback of the content segments. In an embodiment, independent video content segments corresponding to a particular broadcast ch ...


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William H. Gates III
William H Gates III, Gary W Flake, William J Bolosky, Nishant V Dani, Daniel S Glasser, Alexander G Gounares, James R Larus, Matthew B MacLaurin, Henricus Johannes Maria Meijer: Hardware architecture for cloud services. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, September 6, 2011: US08014308 (34 worldwide citation)


The claimed subject matter provides systems and/or methods that facilitate dynamically allocating resources (e.g., hardware, software, . . . ) supported by a third party service provider. The third party service provider can support any number of services that can be concurrently requested by severa ...


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William H. Gates III
Peter C Jackson, William H Gates III, Bryan Loofbourrow: Method and system for processing fields in a document processor. Microsoft Corporation, Seed and Berry, September 3, 1996: US05552982 (23 worldwide citation)


A method and system for providing calculated fields in a document processing environment. A calculated field comprises a beginning field character, a field code, and an ending field character. The field code specifies a behavior of the calculated field. A user may insert a calculated field into a do ...


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William H. Gates III
William H Gates III, Gary W Flake, James R Larus, Debi P Mishra, Chandramohan A Thekkath, Raymond E Ozzie, Lili Cheng, Nishant V Dani, Daniel S Glasser, Alexander G Gounares, Henricus Johannes Maria Meijer, Amit Mital, Ira L Snyder Jr: State replication. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, March 16, 2010: US07680908 (16 worldwide citation)


The claimed subject matter provides systems and/or methods that facilitate replicating a state associated with a client, user, service, application, and the like. A third party service provider can support any number of services that can be concurrently requested by several clients without user perc ...


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William H. Gates III
Henricus Johannes Maria Meijer, William H Gates III, Raymond E Ozzie, Gary W Flake, Lili Cheng, Nishant V Dani, Daniel S Glasser, Alexander G Gounares, James R Larus, Debi P Mishra, Amit Mital, Ira L Snyder Jr, Chandramohan A Thekkath: State reflection. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, May 11, 2010: US07716280 (13 worldwide citation)


The claimed subject matter provides systems and/or methods that facilitate replicating a state associated with a client, user, service, application, and the like. A third party service provider can support any number of services that can be concurrently requested by several clients without user perc ...


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Parichay Saxena
Balaji Thiagarajan, Parichay Saxena: Program recording completion. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, December 12, 2006: US07149415 (13 worldwide citation)


A program recording completion system automatically completes an incomplete program recording of a program. A recording application creates a program recording completion event corresponding to the incomplete program recording which includes program information to automatically complete the incomple ...


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Parichay Saxena
Parichay Saxena: Authorization access controlled content exchange. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, October 28, 2008: US07444413 (9 worldwide citation)


Authorization access controlled content exchange can be implemented, for example, in a multimedia content distribution environment when individual client devices are capable of storing content. A content index is maintained for each client device that reflects the content stored thereat. Predefined ...



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