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US-8,438,119 Foundation layer for services based enterprise software architecture
Methods and apparatus, including systems and computer program products, for a services architecture design that provides enterprise services having foundation...
US-8,438,111 Retail point of sale (RPOS) digital rights convergence
The present invention is an apparatus and method for the money transactions required in the selling of merchandise or media content on the Internet or other...
US-8,438,109 System and method for selection of payment systems from a payment system directory to process a transaction
Dynamically enabling and facilitating businesses or other entities to locate and transact with payment systems for the purpose of processing payments. A...
US-8,438,075 Method and computer medium for facilitating a buyer-initiated feature within a business transaction
A system and method for conducting electronic business between buyers and sellers is provided. The system and method disclose a means for at least one buyer to...
US-8,438,074 System and method for electronic commerce and other uses
A computer system that includes a central server that is programmed to store an initialize business rule associated with a vendor and a DNS associated with the...
US-8,437,776 Methods to determine the effectiveness of a physical advertisement relating to a physical business location
In general, the invention relates to methods that record the location of a user based upon their current and past location information. A network is configured...
US-8,437,355 Systems and methods for scheduling business and residential services in optical networks
A passive optical network (PON) has an optical line termination (OLT) that terminates an optical fiber servicing a plurality of optical network units (ONUs)....
US-8,437,030 Delivery expert system, method and computer program product
An automated rule-based system for facilitating delivery of a fax document from a source to a destination over a network where an initial delivery attempt has...
US-RE44,201 Wireless fleet communications system for providing separable communications services
A method and apparatus for providing personal and business mobile wireless communications service is described. A message is received having a message type....
US-8,434,117 Tunerless media presentation unit and methods of use
A tunerless media presentation unit is described which dispenses with the use of traditional analog television tuners. In its place, the media presentation unit...
US-8,434,097 Dynamic data binding for MBOs for container based application
Systems, methods and computer program products for dynamically binding data from a remote data source in a container-based mobile application are described...
US-8,434,026 System and method for time dimension management for a data analyzing
A time dimension management system is provided for managing time dimension of a data analyzing system for analyzing data stored in a data store based on a time...
US-8,433,844 Method for managing a memory device having multiple channels and multiple ways, and associated memory device...
A method for managing a memory device having multiple channels and multiple ways includes: with regard to a logical page, finding a Flash memory chip for being...
US-8,433,728 System and method for creating and managing business objects
A system and method of creating and managing one or more business objects is provided. The method can include receiving a request to create a business object...
US-8,433,722 Object identification system, wireless internet system having the same and method servicing a wireless...
An objection identification system includes a virtual object database (DB) in which a plurality of virtual objects is stored and a target virtual object. The...
US-8,433,650 Computerized process to, for example, automate the home sale, mortgage loan financing and settlement process,...
In some embodiments, a comprehensive computer system and method (See FIGS. 1, 1a, 2) for automating and facilitating the performing and processing of tasks,...
US-8,433,632 Interactive method and apparatus for real-time financial
A method and apparatus for financial planning and control are disclosed that are capable of real-time response to changing market conditions. The disclosed...
US-8,433,051 Method and apparatus for busy override in an internet protocol-based telephone system
Method and apparatus for busy override in an internet protocol-based telephone system are described. In some examples, a first communication attempt of a third...
US-8,433,047 Method and system for measuring market-share for an entire telecommunication market
A method for collecting data to measure market-share for a defined telecommunication market. A market of interest is defined and a random panel of numbers is...
US-8,429,451 Method of handling a message
A method of handling a message in a messaging system is provided. The messaging system comprises a message source, a message receiver and a message service. The...
US-8,429,431 Methods of achieving cognizant power management
A system and method of increasing the efficiency of overall power utilization in data centers by integrating a power management approach based on a...
US-8,429,097 Resource isolation using reinforcement learning and domain-specific constraints
Systems and methods for providing resource isolation in a shared computing environment using reinforcement learning (RL) techniques are disclosed. A resource...
US-8,429,088 On-location electronics troubleshooting services system
A method and system for providing on-location troubleshooting services to homeowners and businesses for low-voltage electronic equipment and other on-location...
US-8,429,067 System and method for detecting changes in business stability
A system for detecting changes in business stability is provided. The system includes a merchant system that receives periodic payment data from one or more...
US-8,429,063 Management of business processes
A method and apparatus for managing business processes. First business process data obtained from a first trading participant includes a set of transaction...
US-8,429,049 Method and system for allocating computing resources
A method for operating a commissioned e-commerce service provider provides services to businesses on a computerized network such as the Internet in exchange for...
US-8,429,006 System and method for offer targeting
A system and method for offer targeting is disclosed. According to one embodiment, a method for offer targeting may comprise: providing a plurality of offers...
US-8,428,999 Method and system for counting households within a geographic area
A method and system for providing an accurate count of total households and seasonal households within a defined geographic area is disclosed. The invention has...
US-8,428,998 Estimating business targets
A method for generating business targets includes accessing data (300) corresponding to a number of customers. The data includes variables (310-330) associated...
US-8,428,997 Customer profitability and value analysis system
Systems and methods are provided for analyzing a business's profitability. A system for analyzing customer profitability includes an interface for receiving...
US-8,428,984 Transforming service oriented architecture models to service oriented infrastructure models
Described herein are methods and systems for SOA to SOI transformation. The transformation is performed by a transformation engine, driven by a transformation...
US-8,428,981 Method and system for automatically maintaining the consistency of an information system
An Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system maintains a plurality of business elements. Each of the business elements represents a business function that may...
US-8,428,971 Insurance coverage analysis
An improved insurance coverage analysis method, system, and computer program. All insurance policies owned by a particular business and its alternate entities...
US-8,424,061 Method, system and program product for authenticating a user seeking to perform an electronic service request
A method, system and program product for authenticating a user seeking to perform an electronic service request is provided. The method includes verifying user...
US-8,423,999 Computer system, virtual machine monitor and scheduling method for virtual machine monitor
In a computer system according to the background art, when a request to halt a virtual processor was detected, the virtual processor was blocked. In the...
US-8,423,955 Method and apparatus for supporting multiple business process languages in BPM
A method and apparatus for supporting multiple business process languages in business process management (BPM). The method may include receiving user input...
US-8,423,762 Common access card heterogeneous (CACHET) system and method
What is disclosed is a system and method that allows a secondary certificate authority to rely on one or more existing primary certificate authorities to...
US-8,423,713 Cluster type storage system and method of controlling the same
The present invention can adjust the ratio between a global namespace storage area and a local namespace storage area. Each of the nodes adjusts the ratio...
US-8,423,514 Service provisioning
Embodiments disclosed herein provide systems and methods that can bridge the gap between business operations and data management operations. An interface layer...
US-8,423,477 Providing multiple views of a business process definition to different classes of users
In one embodiment, a method for providing multiple views of a business process definition includes storing a model of a business process, and providing...
US-8,423,397 Asset management systems and methods
Systems, methods, and software for reliability, hazard, and integrity optimization are disclosed. In at least some embodiments, the software includes an input...
US-8,423,239 Method and system for adjusting a charge related to use of a vehicle during a period based on operational...
A software method controlling a computer device compares operational performance data collected and stored from a vehicle to a predetermined criterion and...
US-8,422,368 Call admission control method
A call admission control method can ensure the admission rate of the high priority business, and simultaneously greatly improve the admission rate of the low...
US-8,418,914 Method and system for identifying and tracking reusable packing crates
A method and system is provided for permanently and visibly marking reusable packing crates with a unique mark and using the mark to identify and track the...
US-8,418,344 Method of assembling a ceremonial multi-piece sculpture
A multi-piece ceremonial sculpture when assembled creates a symbol for unity during a wedding ceremony or anniversary or business celebration. The method of...
US-D680,220 Slider handle for laparoscopic device
US-8,417,996 Facade for business risk minimization in change administration via risk estimation and mistake identification...
A system and method of employing a facade to intercept change action commands to be carried out on a target IT endpoint resource. The intercepted commands are...
US-8,417,739 Systems and methods for object-based modeling using hierarchical model objects
Embodiments relate to systems and methods for object-based modeling using hierarchical model objects. A modeling client can host modeling logic and an...
US-8,417,698 Systems and methods to provide search based on social graphs and affinity groups
Business, recommendation, and social relationship graph information for businesses may be received from a data source social networking website, where each...
US-8,417,628 Electronic bill presentment and payment system and method
A method and system using a communication network such as the Internet to allow registered users the flexibility to pay a bill by using traditional ...
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