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US-8,769,174 Method of balancing workloads in object storage system
The storage system exports logical storage volumes that are provisioned as storage objects. These storage objects are accessed on demand by connected computer...
US-8,769,086 Component independent process integration message monitoring
The present disclosure involves systems, software, and computer implemented methods for centralized monitoring of business processes. One process includes...
US-8,768,983 Dynamic configuration of multiple sources and source types in a business process
A computer implemented method, data processing system, computer usable program code, and apparatus are provided for dynamically configuring a document sharing...
US-8,768,912 System and method for geographically organizing and classifying businesses on the world-wide web
A method and search engine for classifying a source publishing a document on a portion of a network, includes steps of electronically receiving a document,...
US-8,768,899 Compression of tables based on occurrence of values
Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, for compression of tables based on occurrence of values. In general, a number representing an amount...
US-8,768,887 Generating and binding notes to business objects
A system and method for creating notes for business object instances are described. In various embodiments, a system includes modules to receive note data and...
US-8,768,827 System and method for optimizing loan modifications
A computer system for managing defaults that includes a loan investor platform associated with a loan servicer platform. The loan investor platform provides a...
US-8,768,762 System and method for targeting customers who invite other customers to a business
A system and method is disclosed for rewarding subscribed users who invite other users to a business establishment. On receiving an indication that a subscribed...
US-8,768,751 Enterprise gamification system for awarding employee performance
Methods, computer-readable media, and systems for gathering gamification data from business applications. Common gamification data that describes a user that...
US-8,768,735 Automated service fees assessment methods and system
A computer travel system and methods for assessing travel service fees are described. System of the invention communicates, on one end, with a travel agent from...
US-8,768,656 Process for evaluating candidate designs based upon constraints
The invention is a method and apparatus for automatically generating an optimal configuration of a product, using logic implemented on a digital computer...
US-8,768,379 Systems and methods to recommend businesses to a user of a wireless device based on a location history...
In general, the invention relates to methods and systems that record the location of a user and determine the corresponding physical named location (e.g....
US-8,768,346 Mobile phone and network connecting method and apparatus thereof
A mobile terminal as well as a network connecting method and a network connecting apparatus thereof are disclosed in the present disclosure. The network...
US-8,767,766 Deterministic back-off method and apparatus for peer-to-peer communications
A method and apparatus are described including identifying a channel that a decentralized network is using for communications and identifying a station that is...
US-8,764,493 Integrated connector apparatus and methods
An electrical connector mountable on a printed circuit board. In one embodiment, the electrical connector comprises an insulative housing comprising one or more...
US-8,764,138 Combination printer and its paper
A computer network system and method for printing purchase transaction receipts includes a novel printer physical structure, data structure, and control logic...
US-8,762,934 Method of extensible business object modeling and generation of system artifacts from the models
A method for defining XML-based models of logical type hierarchies, business objects and sub-objects, business object operations, enumerations and reusable...
US-8,762,488 Client-selected network services
A system and a method are disclosed for authenticating a user request to determine whether to optimize content requested by the user based on a user profile, a...
US-8,762,324 Multi-dimensional query expansion employing semantics and usage statistics
Embodiments relate to systems and methods employing personalized query expansion to suggest measures and dimensions allowing iterative building of consistent...
US-8,762,289 Method, apparatus, and computer readable storage for training human searchers
A method for enhancing search skills of human searchers in an information search system. The invention allows human searchers to be trained when they are not...
US-8,762,265 Method for collecting and disbursing electronic gratuities
The present invention relates to systems and methods for collecting and disbursing electronic gratuities. According to one embodiment, a device for submitting...
US-8,762,233 Single or multi-company business accounting system and method for same including account number maintenance
A computer implemented method for account number maintenance used within a single or multi-company accounting system is provided. The method comprises at a...
US-8,762,221 Implementing auctions on social network platforms
A system platform and associated methods are provided for implementing online reverse auctions in a social network platform (SNP). A fully-automated, live,...
US-8,762,205 Method for delivering businesses enterprises advertising via instant messaging
Exemplary embodiments of the present invention relate to a method for advertising a business enterprise via an instant messaging (IM) environment comprising...
US-8,762,187 Easy process modeling platform
The present disclosure describes methods, systems, and computer program products for generic process modeling. One method includes identifying a business...
US-8,761,372 Telephone channel personalization
The present invention is directed to systems and methods of personalizing a self-service option for customers. Customers are identified at call inception and...
US-8,761,102 Method and apparatus for planning radio frequency spectrum in a wireless network
A method and apparatus for selecting a bandwidth option for a cell in a network are disclosed. For example, the method obtains, for the cell, network traffic...
US-8,760,486 Method for providing phone book using business card recognition in mobile communication terminal and mobile...
Provided is a method for providing a phone book using business card recognition in a mobile communication terminal. An image of a business card is captured and...
US-8,759,086 Methods for generating or increasing revenues from crops
The present invention provides methods of doing business and providing services. For example, methods of increasing the revenue of crops are provided. To this...
US-8,756,688 Method and system for identifying business listing characteristics
Aspects of the disclosure provide for detection of spam attacks. In order to filter spam listings among business listings associated with a particular...
US-8,756,157 Method for providing a card-linked offer
A system transfers money to a payee's payment card account, without requiring an additional payment card or without acquiring a payee's payment card or account...
US-8,756,156 Online management portal
Methods, systems and computer program products of an online management portal which manages business and social activities among merchants and users in an...
US-8,756,132 System and method payment allocation and processing of bankruptcy claims
A system and method provides electronic management and processing of bankruptcy-related claims and payments. The method includes receiving loan servicer data...
US-8,756,126 Billing device and processing method
A billing device and processing method is disclosed. In one embodiment, the method includes i) collecting a billing log according to performing a biz template...
US-8,756,118 Shopping at e-commerce sites within a business procurement application
In an embodiment, a method comprises sending, from a procurement computer to a client computer, a message indicating that a pre-authorization request for one or...
US-8,756,102 Method, system, and computer program for attracting local and regional businesses to an automated cause...
The present invention teaches a system, method and computer program for enabling local or regional merchants to participate in an automated cause marketing...
US-8,756,093 Method of monitoring a combined workflow with rejection determination function, device and recording medium...
A rejection determination is made taking into consideration of an agreed service level for a combine workflow executed on a combine workflow system wherein a...
US-8,756,082 Virtuous cycle business growth
Systems and methods are disclosed that allow an insurance company to provide awards to its agents in a manner that encourages the agents to purchase goods and...
US-8,756,069 Systems and methods for processing and tracking items
Systems and methods for tracking items are provided. According to one method, a dispatcher receives from a courier, serving a customer, a request over a network...
US-8,755,846 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-8,755,773 System and method of providing notifications for acknowledgement of missed calls
A system and method for notifying the calling party of acknowledgment of the missed calls by the called party is disclosed. The called party and the calling...
US-8,755,359 System and method for dynamic receive diversity allocation
A system and method for dynamic receive diversity allocation. A communications device comprises a first physical layer (PHY) unit, a second PHY unit, a first...
US-8,755,058 System and method for self-publication
A system and method for self-publishing includes components reflecting an author's intent with respect to other contributors and readers. Embodiments may...
US-8,752,119 Methods and apparatus for creating customized service related information for customer devices
Methods and apparatus for generating and distributing customized channel map information used by set top boxes to access program channels and provide access to...
US-8,752,045 Methods and apparatus for using tags to control and manage assets
By implementing various types of tags, easy management and control of assets in a business system is enabled. These assets may be virtual machines, hardware...
US-8,752,001 System and method for developing a rule-based named entity extraction
A system and method for developing a rule-based named entity extraction system is provided. The method includes analyzing requirements of business users. The...
US-8,751,793 Trusted infrastructure support systems, methods and techniques for secure electronic commerce transaction and...
The present inventions provide an integrated, modular array of administrative and support services for electronic commerce and electronic rights and transaction...
US-8,751,674 System and method for enabling channel promotions in an IP marketplace
A comprehensive platform for merchandising intellectual property (IP) and conducting IP transactions is disclosed. A standardized data collection method enables...
US-8,751,602 Method and apparatus of providing notification services to smartphone devices
A method and apparatus of providing notifications to a mobile station user is disclosed. The method may include receiving a user registration for a notification...
US-8,751,596 Communication monitoring and management system
Embodiments of the invention relate to systems, methods, and computer program products for managing electronic communications and, specifically, monitoring...
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