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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...
US-7,499,972 B2B service center communications using locate collaborate transact methodology
An apparatus and method for providing a locate, collaborate, and transact (LCT) communications platform for a business-to-business exchange service center. The...
US-7,499,967 Access to web services
The present invention provides a method, apparatus and computer program product which enable a web service gateway which provides support for business services...
US-7,499,948 System and method for web-based personalization and ecommerce management
A personalization system that uses rules to adjudicate and characterize a customer, or a customer's actions, and then to personalize a business function, such as...
US-7,499,887 System and method for card processing with automated payment of club, merchant, and service provider fees
An apparatus and methods for a card that allows a cardholder to set up auto-charge payment of dues and fees to a series of clubs, merchants or service providers....
US-7,499,877 Method and apparatus for dynamically maintaining and executing data definitions and/or business rules for an...
An apparatus, method, and computer readable storage medium for dynamically maintaining data structures and executing business rules in an electronic procurement...
US-7,497,376 Business method of implementing an automated vault machine
A system and method for remotely managing a security area such as a safe deposit box repository providing ready access by a community of users includes one or...
US-7,497,374 Fraud risk advisor
A fraudulent business transaction application (FBTA) is provided for monitoring application based fraud. When a consumer supplies account access information in...
US-7,497,373 Intelligent reminder service to track customer requests and processing
A method of providing reminders to facilitate a business transaction can include first identifying a personal representative of a business entity, wherein the...
US-7,496,927 Auto-generated task sequence
A significant challenge in modern computing is to provide a user interface that as starting point takes the end user's goals. A taskoriented user interface...
US-7,496,723 Server-free archival of backup data
Embodiments of a system and method for making an archival copy of business data by performing a third party copy of backup data across a SAN are described. A SAN...
US-7,496,628 Electronic message filter
The present invention is directed to a method and system for identifying content in an unsent electronic message composed by a sender affiliated with a business,...
US-7,496,570 Interactive filtering model to enhance a software component meta management system
Provided is a method for generating an on-demand, custom runtime solution to a user or business's computing needs. A library of software components corresponding...
US-7,496,564 Resource optimizations in computing utilities
Techniques are provided for use in accordance with relates to computing utilities. For example, in one aspect of the invention, a method for use in a computing...
US-7,496,552 Method for rule compliance situation checking and related checking system
A method for rule compliance situation checking is provided. The method in one aspect, includes the steps of: a) building a rule model for predefined rules and...
US-7,496,537 User-generated traveler's checks
A system and method for issuing traveler's checks at a user's home or business using the purchaser's own computer system to allow the user to obtain traveler's...
US-7,496,529 Electronic activity and business system and method
An electronic system for regulating activity that includes a standard user interface that requires all information presented in the system to be formatted in a...
US-7,496,525 Purchase coordinator for electronic commerce
A method of doing business on the internet by which the manufacturer maintains an on-line presence without bypassing and without alienating the retailer and the...
US-7,496,524 System and method for networked loyalty program
The present invention provides a system for implementing a loyalty program on a network-wide level. The system associates UPC and SKU data on a network level to...
US-7,496,476 Method and system for analyzing performance of an information processing system
A method for analyzing performance of an information processing system having information processing apparatuses providing services to each other. Communication...
US-7,495,787 Method and system for controlling and communicating with machines using multiple communication formats
A method and system which allows a remote monitoring and diagnostic computer or system to communicate using different communication protocols which are stored...
US-7,493,593 Method for generating a business process execution language for web services executable workflow code from an...
A method for generating a BPEL4WS executable workflow code from an unstructured cyclic business process model. The method inputs a graphical representation of...
US-7,493,380 Method for determining load balancing weights using application instance topology information
An apparatus and method for distributing traffic across a group of machines using application instance statistics. In order to perform load balancing in...
US-7,493,379 Business process managing system, server device, outsider cooperative server device, business process managing...
The system comprises a technical information exchanging server device that is connected to in-office use client devices in respective departments in a company...
US-7,493,329 System and method for providing generic controls in a communities framework
A community that is accessed via a portal is disclosed, for maintaining user membership during collaboration on a project. A repository containing resources is...
US-7,493,326 BSM problem analysis method
A method for analyzing a problem in a distributed processing business system used to provide a service is disclosed. The method comprises identifying the...
US-7,493,324 Method and computer program product for using data mining tools to automatically compare an investigated unit...
Sources of operational problems in business transactions often show themselves in relatively small pockets of data, which are called trouble hot spots....
US-7,493,323 Document group analyzing apparatus, a document group analyzing method, a document group analyzing system, a...
Disclosed are a document group analyzing apparatus, a document group analyzing method, a document group analyzing system, a program, and a recording medium that...
US-7,493,296 Method and system for classifying information
A method for classifying information includes determining a plurality of management characteristics for an information type, determining a plurality of business...
US-7,493,277 Business opportunity analytics with dependence
A system and method are provided to analyze the value of an opportunity, including the dependence and interrelationship between opportunities. A ...
US-7,493,270 Method of engaging in one or more transactional activities on the internet with limited liability to an initiator
A method of engaging in transactional activities on the Internet without substantial human direction or risk of liability after establishing an established...
US-7,493,125 Methods and apparatus for providing location enabled ring tones or ring backs
Personalized location enabled indicators, such as ring backs or ring tones are described. Such capability can be provided by wireless service providers to offer...
US-7,492,888 Method and apparatus for assigning priorities by applying dynamically-changeable business rules
A novel method and apparatus which in one embodiment provides for prioritizing and presenting calls routed from callers through a communication network to an...
US-7,492,266 Systems and methods for locating hospital assets
A VoIP communicator utilizes an ultrawide band frequency, sufficient to determine a location of the communicator to within 1 meter, 0.1 meters, or less. The...
US-7,490,324 System and method for transferring data between virtual machines or other computer entities
A method for communication between first and second computer programs having a shared memory. The first computer program has a first work dispatcher for a first...
US-7,490,172 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-7,490,086 Apparatus and method for providing job searching services recruitment services and/or recruitment-related services
An apparatus, including a memory device which stores information regarding a job opening, position, assignment, contract, or project, and information regarding a...
US-7,489,943 Scheduling calls in downlink transmissions
The present invention provides a method and an apparatus for scheduling a call for a wireless device in a transmission, e.g., a High Speed Downlink Packet Access...
US-7,489,769 Method and system for providing a continuous tone source using a network node
A system and method for providing an on-hold call with a selectable continuous tone source using a service node, comprising a service switching point of a...
US-7,487,911 Exception notification system and method
A system and method for distributing prepaid cash alternatives and resolving exceptions related to the sale of prepaid cash alternatives such as traveler's...
US-7,487,504 Thread dispatch for multiprocessor computer systems
A thread dispatch mechanism dispatches threads in a multiprocessor computer system that has hardware multithreading enabled, thereby allowing each processor to...
US-7,487,427 Interface workbench for high volume data buffering and connectivity
The application is directed to the accurate transfer of data. In various methods, systems, and devices of the present invention, a connectivity workbench may be...
US-7,487,287 Time efficient embedded EEPROM/processor control method
In an embedded system with a processor and an EEPROM that provides an EEPROM BUSY signal if the EEPROM is in a write mode, a block-before-write subroutine is...
US-7,487,207 System and method for determining the functionality of a software application based on nodes within the...
The invention uses a state machine to control the flow throughout a Web site including the execution of business logic, error handling and dispatching based on...
US-7,487,163 Apparatus and method for business process tracking and business process tracking program, and recording medium...
An event management apparatus collects event data which an event extraction unit of each business system extracts on the basis of event extraction definition,...
US-7,487,120 Methods and system for continuous replenishment planning of consignment inventory
A new method and system is provided for the interfacing with, replenishing and otherwise managing of a consignment inventory. Input data that address the content...
US-7,487,119 Physical distribution business management method, physical distribution business management system, and storage...
Image data of a document generated by a key business terminal or a key business server is sent to a database management server, and this image data and the...
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