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US-7,516,409 Virtual calling card system and method
A novel virtual calling card system and method aid in the formation of online relationships, serving as an introduction tool and as a contact mechanism. The...
US-7,516,260 Method of communicating with embedded controller
A method of communicating with an embedded controller is disclosed. The method is adapted for an Advanced Configuration and Power Interface specification (ACPI)....
US-7,516,155 method to validate consistency of component business model maps
A method is described for using descriptive logic (DL) representations to validate consistency in component business model (CBM) maps. Semantic constraints are...
US-7,516,137 System and method for dynamic management of business processes
A computerized system is provided for modeling a business process, the computerized system comprising a web server and a database server. The web server...
US-7,516,103 Method and apparatus for facilitating electronic acquisition and maintenance of goods and services via the internet
Internet acquisition of goods and services from multiple service providers is facilitated in a uniform, automated manner. Online service account facilitation...
US-7,516,100 Method and system for transferring money in business-to-business internet transactions
A method for enabling two businesses to complete a transaction that includes payment from one business (the buyer) to another business (the seller). A payment...
US-7,516,089 System and method for allocating business to one of a plurality of sellers in a buyer driven electronic...
A system and method for allocating conditional purchase offers (CPO) among a plurality of agency-based and broadcast-based sellers in a buyer-driven commerce...
US-7,516,086 Business rating placement heuristic
A system and method for distributing information (collectively the "system") is disclosed. The system includes category-based, geography-based, and ratings-based...
US-7,516,013 Method for gathering mobile consumer-initiated business service look-up requests
A method for receiving consumer-initiated business service look-up requests entered into a GPS unit, along with the corresponding geographic location the request...
US-7,515,983 Method for resource allocation and re-grouping recognizing competing priorities which vary by date
A method determines production starts in a manufacturing environment by inputting production starts. The method groups the production starts into production lots...
US-7,515,904 Method and system for notifying a caller that a cellular phone destination is available
A method for connecting a caller to a called destination when the destination is initially unreachable comprises the steps of receiving in a communication...
US-7,515,717 Security containers for document components
Methods, systems, computer program products, and methods of doing business whereby document components are secured or controlled using "security containers"...
US-7,515,466 Method for controlling semiconductor storage device comprising memory cells each configured to hold multi-bit...
A method for controlling a semiconductor storage device including memory cells each configured to hold data of 2 bits or more, the method includes starting first...
US-7,515,286 Printer, control method for the same, and control device
When the printer is off-line and receives a large volume of data, the receive buffer is not filled and the communication interface with the host computer does...
US-7,512,669 Method for providing engineering tool services and determining expense
A method and system for generating programming code and/or configuration data for programmable controller and the networks on which they operate is disclosed. In...
US-7,512,666 Global network of web card systems and method thereof
A global network of systems of personal and business information management comprises a plurality of servers, each server having at least a local database and a...
US-7,512,627 Business intelligence data repository and data management system and method
A business intelligence and data management system is disclosed comprising a database for storing multi-dimensional business data from multiple online...
US-7,512,548 Use of shopping cart to collect and purchase items selected from multiple web sites
A system and method are disclosed that enable a personal shopping cart to be used to select items from multiple web sites of multiple business entities, and to...
US-7,512,544 Knowledge base system for an equipment market
A system and method for managing and processing supply and demand information in an equipment market comprises a business logic engine, a database and interface...
US-7,512,219 Selectable audio and mixed background sound for voice messaging system
Methods, systems, computer program products, and methods of doing business by selectably mixing one or more sound files with a telephone caller's voice message,...
US-7,510,114 Data processing method
A data processing method for the time-optimized calculation and placing to the account of prices for a performance rendered for a customer by an enterprise. The...
US-7,509,628 Extensibility framework for developing front office (CRM) workflow automation components
A method for enabling an existing business workflow tool to extend application functionality through the use of external components and for providing a business...
US-7,509,437 Federated multiprotocol communication
Methods, apparatus, and business techniques are disclosed for use in distributed communication systems comprising a plurality of communication protocols. In one...
US-7,509,349 Method and apparatus for storing and retrieving business contact information in a computer system
The present invention provides an information management system comprising a remote device, a remote database operatively coupled to the remote device, the...
US-7,509,308 Method, apparatus and system for business performance monitoring and analysis using metric network
A metric network provides a descriptive model that explicitly expresses the relationships among all metrics of a business enterprise. Performance of each single...
US-7,509,289 System and method for single event authorization control of transactions
Controlling the authorization of financial transactions, such as credit card transactions. Financial institutions and businesses can establish accounts for...
US-7,509,269 Referential interface to enable commercial interaction between entities
A system, method and program product is provided for establishment of a referential interface between business entities such as manufacturers and distributors in...
US-7,509,094 Wireless telecommunication device and uses thereof
A wireless telecommunication device including a foreground unit, and a background unit that is physically separated from the foreground unit and in local...
US-7,508,929 Apparatus and method of simulating telephone "in use" signals in a line in a telephone ring system
An apparatus and method is disclosed for simulating an "in use" condition in a telephone line, so that incoming calls will get a busy signal and, therefore, will...
US-7,508,926 Method and system for creating a billing record with a called party's name
A method and system are provided for creating a billing record with a called party's name. Providing the called party's name on the billing record facilitates...
US-7,508,396 Register-collecting mechanism, method for performing the same and pixel processing system employing the same
A pixel processing system includes a register-collecting mechanism and a pixel shader. The register-collecting mechanism corrects a first program to a second...
US-7,506,804 System and method for an integrated payment and reward card
An integrated rewards card includes a credit card number associated with a credit account of a person, persons, entity or a business. The integrated rewards card...
US-7,506,302 System and methods for business process modeling
A method for providing closed-loop analysis of a business process includes using modeling objects to extend a modeling language to obtain a representation...
US-7,506,244 Model-driven software publishing system and method
The present invention facilitates a model driven, scalable and integrated software method for publishing digital information in a convenient, coordinated and...
US-7,506,101 Data migration method and system
The present invention provides a data migration technique enabling a required performance to be satisfied as closely as possible. A server obtains an IOPS...
US-7,506,001 Enterprise proposal management system
A system and method for managing an enterprise is provided. The system and method may be based on a layered architecture including a data center that may store...
US-7,505,993 Database schema for content managed data
Embodiments of the present invention is directed to a data structure in conformance with a database schema for accessing and managing content managed data and to...
US-7,505,991 Semantic model development and deployment
A method of deploying a business application and generating a business intelligence semantic model corresponding to the business application comprises retrieving...
US-7,505,990 Method for defining and generating document management applications for model-driven document management
A business process file generator defining and generating dynamic document management applications for use in a document management system, formalizing variable...
US-7,505,923 Network based franchise business system and method
A System (1) provides electronic commerce for franchise stores over the Internet without such franchise stores creating/maintaining/controlling their own home...
US-7,505,568 Method and system of providing personal and business information
A multi-modal system providing for a single point of contact that can allow users to manage their personal contact information and contact lists, and connect to...
US-7,505,474 System for interactive queuing through public communication networks
The invention pertains to a system and method of interactive queue management through public communication networks. Interactive queue management allows business...
US-7,505,320 Non-volatile memory with background data latch caching during program operations
Part of the latency from memory read or write operations is for data to be input to or output from the data latches of the memory via an I/O bus. Methods and...
US-7,503,032 Method and framework for model specification, consistency checking and coordination of business processes
A computer implemented system analysis and design method for use in a complex business environment characterized by a set of tightly linked business processes...
US-7,502,996 System and method for fast XSL transformation
Improved XML transformation is obtained through the combined use of caching and pooling. A transformer caching pool can cache transformers to server client...
US-7,502,827 System and method for communication between motorists in automobiles using license plate information
A system for sending electronic messages (data, voice, picture, or other) to specific motorists or motor vehicles using their license plate information is...
US-7,502,762 Method and system for commerce with full anonymity
A method (and system) of conducting business electronically between a first party and a second party, includes providing a third party who knows the identity of...
US-7,502,260 Method for non-volatile memory with background data latch caching during program operations
Part of the latency from memory read or write operations is for data to be input to or output from the data latches of the memory via an I/O bus. Methods and...
US-7,500,608 Method for doing business with collision centers
A method and system for the supply of automotive collision centers is provided, which includes a Customer, Jobber, and intermediate Order Manager. The Customer...
US-7,500,200 System and method for instant messenger busy gauge
A system and method that gathers activity level from users and provides a "busy gauge" to others that indicates the user's activity level. In one embodiment, the...
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