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US-6,944,444 Method and system for conditionally routing calls
A method for conditionally forwarding a call for use in a communication network including a switching center in communication with at least one alternative...
US-6,944,293 Telephone line isolation device and method of use
A telephone line shunt for disabling incoming and outgoing calls to or from a telephone line. The device attaches to a single outlet or telephone such that the...
US-6,941,511 High-performance extensible document transformation
The present invention provides a method, system, and computer program product for applying transformations to extensible documents, enabling reductions in the...
US-6,941,475 System and method for efficient processing of service requests
A method and system for efficient processing of service requests requires a user to access the system and identify himself/herself. The user can then enter a...
US-6,941,361 Method and apparatus for obtaining inventory and user information for a remote computer device
A method and apparatus are disclosed for remotely identifying the user of a computer connected to a network and associating the user with recorded inventory...
US-6,938,251 Deferred-Synchronous messaging software in a non-threaded environment
The present invention is a method embodied in a deferred-synchronous messaging software for providing deferred-synchronous messaging capability for applications...
US-6,938,170 System and method for preventing automated crawler access to web-based data sources using a dynamic data...
A protection system and associated method prevent the automatic crawler access to a company's web-based data, without impacting the ability of an interactive...
US-6,938,096 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR REMOTE NETWORKING USING PORT PROXYING BY DETECTING IF THE DESIGNATED PORT ON A CLIENT...
A method and system for serving software applications to remote clients across the internet, for example, is disclosed that preferably utilizes standard, SMB...
US-6,938,003 Method and apparatus for a credibility reporting system to augment an online exchange
A method and apparatus for capturing trade-action data pertaining to credibility of participants, across multiple independent electronic marketplaces, in an...
US-6,937,993 System and method for processing and tracking telecommunications service orders
A system and method for tracking and processing Service Orders for a telecommunications company. Workflows are used to model business procedures used for...
US-6,937,708 Telephone service method and telephone service apparatus
A telephone service method and apparatus for providing a business advertisement to a caller of a telephone, comprising receiving a request for line connection...
US-6,937,588 System and method for providing wireless application protocol service through internet
A method is provided for providing wireless application protocol (WAP) service in which a content server on the Internet performs data processing at a wireless...
US-6,934,692 On-line interactive system and method for transacting business
The present invention includes a method for transacting business over a network between multiple buyers and sellers. In an exemplary embodiment, the invention...
US-6,934,690 System and method for extension of group buying throughout the internet
A method and system are provided that enable partner sites to join in the sale of products/services via a PowerBuy business method. A seller registers a list of...
US-6,934,687 Computer architecture and method for supporting and analyzing electronic commerce over the world wide web for...
A computer system that supports and analyzes Internet and/or electronic commerce data includes at least one user station transmitting a user request, and at...
US-6,934,684 Voice-interactive marketplace providing promotion and promotion tracking, loyalty reward and redemption, and...
The invention provides a system, method, and business model for an information system and service having business self-promotion, promotion and promotion...
US-6,934,532 Communication systems, components, and methods operative with programmable wireless devices
A communication system includes a development sector for registering a plurality of wireless devices, a business sector for controlling utilization of an...
US-6,933,832 Automated receiving and delivery system and method
A system and method uses an appliance for delivery at a home or business when no one is home or without the need to disturb persons at the delivery site. The...
US-6,931,526 Vault controller supervisor and method of operation for managing multiple independent vault processes and...
A vault controller manages resources in a secure environment or vault dedicated to an authorized user(s) for conducting electronic business in a distributed...
US-6,931,387 Method and system for ergonomic assessment and reduction of workplace injuries
A method and system for facilitating resolution of engineering and business issues is provided which comprises an issue component for identifying the issues to...
US-6,931,270 Method and system for conducting medical imaging transactions
Method and system for remotely conducting medical imaging transactions conducive to meeting the individualized imaging needs of a plurality of users are...
US-6,931,107 Systems and methods for per use busy message
A calling party calls a called party and leaves a message on a voice messaging system after receiving a busy status if the calling party is willing to pay to...
US-6,928,544 Method and apparatus for securing mailing information for privacy protection in on-line business-to-customer...
A method, apparatus, and computer implemented instructions in a data processing system for shipping an item. The system includes receiving an encrypted address...
US-6,928,493 System using internet electronic mail for communicating status of a monitored device to a monitoring device
A method and system for monitoring, controlling and diagnosing operation of a machine such as a business office machine including a facsimile machine, a copier,...
US-6,928,487 Computer system, method, and business method for automating business-to-business communications
An apparatus, method, and method for doing business allows two business partners to communicate with each other in an architected manner. A first company...
US-6,925,482 Archival database system for handling information and information transfers in a computer network
The present invention provides a system and method allowing businesses to send electronic messages, or other information, to conduct business over a digital...
US-6,925,454 Methodology for creating and maintaining a scheme for categorizing electronic communications
Supervised learning is used to develop a computer program that can automatically route or respond to electronic communications assuming the existence of an...
US-6,925,441 System and method of targeted marketing
A system and method of targeted marketing to consumers, including businesses and associates, based upon the financial characteristics of the consumer, type offer...
US-6,925,288 Gathering information from short-range wireless portals
Businesses may offer their services not only through internet websites but also by short-range wireless portals (51A,B,C) intended to catch passers-by; indeed,...
US-6,925,160 System and method for managing cellular telephone accounts
A computer implemented system and method of allocating costs of wireless telephone usage. Billing and usage information is received from at least one wireless...
US-6,922,687 Closed loop asset management process
A method and system for managing assets used in business. A central computer database has records of tracked items identified by a unique identifying code. A...
US-6,922,686 Database integration management method and apparatus and processing program, medium therefor
The technology includes the steps of: associating material-object identification code identifying each individual material object with material-object...
US-6,922,652 Automated quality assurance method and apparatus and method of conducting business
The present invention provides a dynamic continuous and/or semi-continuous and/or static product measurement characterizing and identifying system and apparatus...
US-6,922,595 Selecting control algorithms based on business rules
A method and apparatus is provided for selecting control algorithms based on business rules. The method comprises processing a workpiece using a processing tool....
US-6,920,557 System and method for wireless user interface for business machines
A method and system for providing external user interfaces is described. In one configuration a co-located external processor and a business machine negotiate a...
US-6,920,474 Method and system for enterprise business process management
An enterprise business process management system and method for definition and execution of business processes formed from portions of one or more business...
US-6,920,122 Control method of channel assign
A control method of assigning a channel so as to cope flexibly with voice and high speed data communication services having different transmission rates in...
US-6,917,678 Method and apparatus for monitoring telephonic members and providing directory assistance
Telephone users desiring directory assistance services are connected via standard telephone procedures to a directory assistance provider, such as an operator....
US-6,915,449 Method and apparatus for performing emergency shutdown of a malfunctioning computer system saving all open...
A method is disclosed for operating a digital data processing system, as is a digital data processing system that operates in accordance with the method. The...
US-6,915,342 Method and system for maintaining the business office appliance through log files
A method and system for monitoring a business office appliance by a remote service center using logs that are transferred to the remote service center. When the...
US-6,915,337 Method and system for updating the device driver of a business office appliance
A method, system and program product for implementing communication to download a driver to a target device or business office appliance using an electronic...
US-6,915,272 System and method of secure payment and delivery of goods and services
A system, method and computer program for ordering, paying for and delivering goods and services from a content provider to a user which assures the content...
US-6,915,270 Customer relationship management business method
A loyalty suite business method is described for building profitable customer relationships. The method is based on a combination of Customer Relationship...
US-6,915,262 Methods and apparatus for performing speech recognition and using speech recognition results
Techniques for generating, distributing, and using speech recognition models are described. A shared speech processing facility is used to support speech...
US-6,914,961 Speed binning by neural network
A method of allocating subscriber lines in a telecommunications network into speed bins. With the method, more intelligent business actions can then be taken in...
US-6,912,551 System and method for binding processes in an e-commerce HUB
A system and method for binding processes in an e-commerce HUB are present. The e-commerce HUB manages transaction processes between trading partners by tracking...
US-6,912,502 System and method for compliance management
A system and method for use in compliance management is disclosed. Various compliance requirements and issues may be identified for business process and...
US-6,910,627 Smart card systems and electronic ticketing methods
Disclosed is an electronic ticketing system (100, 200) and method (60) utilizing a smart card (31) The smart card can be loaded with pre-purchased tickets which...
US-6,910,023 Method of conducting secure transactions containing confidential, financial, payment, credit, or other...
A method for enabling an individual, business, or other entity to exchange confidential information or to make purchases or conduct financial or other...
US-6,909,795 Communicating computer-aided detection results in a standards-based medical imaging environment
A method, system, and method of doing business in a standards-based medical imaging environment is described in relation to the communication of computer-aided...
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