Patents by Inventor Jon New

Jon New has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20170337514
    Abstract: Systems and methods to host a social network locally on a user's computing device using social data at the user device. In one embodiment, a method includes maintaining, on a local computing device of a user, social data regarding social relationships of the user in order to support a social network of the user; and hosting, via the local computing device, the social network.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 27, 2017
    Publication date: November 23, 2017
    Inventors: Frank J. CORT, Brian HEIN, Jon NEW
  • Patent number: 9800679
    Abstract: Systems and methods to define a social network for a user using data implied by communications of the user with others. In one embodiment, a method includes scanning messages to identify persons addressed in the messages; computing scores of the persons to determine a relevancy of each person; receiving, by a first computing device, a request from a computer program running on a second computing device; in response to the request from the computer program, providing access to friend data for the persons, the computer program to provide services based on the friend data; and sending the friend data to the second computing device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2017
    Assignee: YAHOO HOLDINGS, INC.
    Inventors: Brian Hein, Jon New
  • Patent number: 9721228
    Abstract: Systems and methods to host a social network locally on a user's computing device using social data at the user device. In one embodiment, a method includes maintaining, on a local computing device of a user, social data regarding social relationships of the user in order to support a social network of the user; and hosting, via the local computing device, the social network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 1, 2017
    Assignee: YAHOO! INC.
    Inventors: Frank J. Cort, Brian Hein, Jon New
  • Publication number: 20150222719
    Abstract: Systems and methods to define a social network for a user using data implied by communications of the user with others.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2015
    Publication date: August 6, 2015
    Inventors: Brian Hein, Jon New
  • Patent number: 8990323
    Abstract: Systems and methods to define a social network for a user using data implied by communications of the user with others. In one embodiment, a method includes scanning a set of messages (e.g., emails to and from a user of a client device) to identify a plurality of primary persons addressed in the messages as a primary recipient and to identify a plurality of secondary persons addressed in the messages as a secondary recipient; mapping the primary persons to a plurality of friends and mapping the secondary persons to a plurality of other persons; and defining a social network model based on the friends and other persons, wherein the model comprises a friends category including the friends and an all category including the friends and other persons.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2015
    Assignee: Yahoo! Inc.
    Inventors: Brian Hein, Jon New
  • Publication number: 20120089690
    Abstract: Systems and methods to define a social network for a user using data implied by communications of the user with others. In one embodiment, a method includes scanning a set of messages (e.g., emails to and from a user of a client device) to identify a plurality of primary persons addressed in the messages as a primary recipient and to identify a plurality of secondary persons addressed in the messages as a secondary recipient; mapping the primary persons to a plurality of friends and mapping the secondary persons to a plurality of other persons; and defining a social network model based on the friends and other persons, wherein the model comprises a friends category including the friends and an all category including the friends and other persons.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 12, 2011
    Publication date: April 12, 2012
    Applicant: XOBNI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Brian Hein, Jon New
  • Publication number: 20120089678
    Abstract: Systems and methods to host a social network locally on a user's computing device using social data at the user device. In one embodiment, a method includes maintaining, on a local computing device of a user, social data regarding social relationships of the user in order to support a social network of the user; and hosting, via the local computing device, the social network.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 12, 2011
    Publication date: April 12, 2012
    Applicant: XOBNI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Frank J. Cort, Brian Hein, Jon New