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US-8,090,090 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-8,090,084 Automated call router for business directory using the world wide web
The embodiments include a system and a method for establishing a communication connection after searching the World Wide Web. The system can include a first...
US-8,089,806 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...
US-8,089,346 System and method for managing restaurant customers and placing orders
A system and method is provided to facilitate the owners of the restaurants in managing their restaurant business and facilitate customers of the restaurants in...
US-8,087,580 Method and apparatus for multi-language user selection and currency conversion
A method and apparatus for facilitating a business transaction wherein a merchant/operator is presented with transaction-related information in the operator's...
US-8,086,672 When-free messaging
The present invention relates to systems and methods that mitigate the intrusiveness of communications between message senders and receivers while facilitating...
US-8,086,666 Method and apparatus for programming programmable controllers and providing version management from a...
A method and system for generating programming code and/or configuration data for programmable controller and the networks on which they operate is disclosed....
US-8,086,664 Method and apparatus for programming programmable controllers and generating configuration data from a...
A method and system for generating programming code and/or configuration data for programmable controller and the networks on which they operate is disclosed....
US-8,086,488 Method and apparatus for defining, distributing, and redeeming SMS and MMS coupons
A method and apparatus is disclosed that allows advertisers to define and distribute Short Messaging Service (SMS) and Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS)...
US-8,086,485 Method, algorithm, and computer program for optimizing the performance of messages including advertisements in...
Method, procedure, algorithm, system, and computer program for improving and attempting to optimize the performance of messaging campaigns, particularly to...
US-8,086,482 Performance optimization
In embodiments, the present invention relates to methods and systems for monitoring performance of employees, contractors and other agents employed to perform...
US-8,086,475 Investment insurance auctioning method and system thereof
A method for providing investment insurance, and a related system, for use in the insurance business of financial e-commerce provides a novel funding operation...
US-8,086,467 Process management support system and simulation method
There is provided a process management support system and the like which supports searching continuously a business process appropriate to a change of the...
US-8,086,462 Automatic detection, summarization and reporting of business intelligence highlights from automated dialog systems
A method and system for reporting data from a spoken dialog service is disclosed. The method comprises extracting data regarding user dialogs using a dialog...
US-8,086,349 Automated business system and method of vending and returning a consumer product
System and method of dispensing disc-based media and other consumer products. A user can interact with an automated business system to select disc-based media...
US-8,085,813 Method for routing data packets using an IP address based on geo position
Method of routing data over a network in which contact is made with a home network to determine the reported geo-position, using this geo-position to transmit...
US-8,085,734 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-8,085,683 Method and apparatus for estimating link quality
A driver for an IEEE 802.11 wireless network node determines a metric for link quality between the node and a remote node. The nodes communicate using a...
US-8,082,490 Input in enterprise software applications
Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, for user input in enterprise software application. A method includes displaying a view on a display...
US-8,082,410 Address exclusive control system and address exclusive control method
An address lock register managing address exclusive control is made to retain not only an address but also a request type, an access destination, and a cache...
US-8,082,275 Service model flight recorder
A method, system and medium for recording events in a system management environment is described. As system events are detected in an enterprise computing...
US-8,082,224 Systems and methods to provide business information via a push model
A system, method, means, and/or computer program code may be provided to facilitate a presentation of business information to a user. According to some...
US-8,082,183 Optimizing a business transaction between a selling vendor and a shipping vendor
A method is disclosed for optimizing a business transaction between a selling vendor and a shipping vendor. The method includes receiving a query from a selling...
US-8,082,171 Methods and systems for hosting business applications having pipeline-based business logic using shared...
Methods and systems for hosting business and other e-commerce application services are provided which provide secure shared computing resources to multiple...
US-8,082,170 Opportunity matrix for use with methods and systems for determining optimal pricing of retail products
A data warehouse system and application which analyzes historical sales and product data contained within a data warehouse to determine the best product prices...
US-8,081,994 Messaging using a coded surface
A method of sending a message using a print medium is disclosed. Coded data on a surface of the business card is sensed by a sensor module in a media feed path...
US-8,081,504 Computer memory device with status register
Method and apparatus for operating a memory device with a status register. In some embodiments, the memory device has a plurality of individually programmable...
US-8,078,696 Personal content server apparatus and methods
Personal content server apparatus and associated methods that allow a user (e.g., cable or satellite network subscriber) to access content, such as a video...
US-8,078,511 Method and system for foreign exchange price procurement and automated hedging
In the present invention, a hedging engine processor and method monitors business transactions to provide foreign currency exchange hedging instructions and to...
US-8,078,486 Systems and methods for providing workforce optimization to branch and back offices
Systems and methods for providing workforce optimization are provided. A representative method includes: planning a first campaign to implement business goals;...
US-8,078,482 Method for underwriting multinational insurance business in accordance with national and international laws
A method for providing insurance, which includes steps of issuing a first insurance policy covering risk disposed in one or more different countries,...
US-8,078,481 Benefits administration system and methods of use and doing business
An automated benefit administration system and methods of use and doing business. The full system includes a wide range of features including application of...
US-8,078,316 Automated business system and method of vending and returning a consumer product
System and method of dispensing disc-based media and other consumer products. A user can interact with an automated business system to select disc-based media...
US-8,077,666 Method and apparatus for assigning channels for a multi-radio wireless mesh network
A method and device for assigning channels for a multi-radio mesh network is disclosed. The network comprises multiple mesh routers. Each mesh router has...
US-8,074,228 Systems and methods for providing mockup business objects
Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, are provided for a mockup business object. The mockup business object implemented within a computer...
US-8,073,932 Business logic device and processing method
A business logic device and processing method is disclosed. In one embodiment, the method includes i) receiving a request message for performing a biz template...
US-8,073,814 Hierarchical reference data management system and method
Embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods of managing hierarchical reference data. According to one embodiment of the present invention,...
US-8,073,801 Business decision modeling and management system and method
A business decision modeling system graphically models business decisions using a rule family structure that adheres to Decision Model principles. In tabular...
US-8,073,779 Disaggregated secure execution environment
An electronic device, such as, a computer, may be adapted for self-monitoring for compliance to an operating policy. The operating policy may specify a...
US-8,073,777 Integrated business systems for web based telecommunications management
The specification discloses a method of doing business over the public Internet, particularly, a method which enables access to legacy management tools used by...
US-8,073,729 Forecasting discovery costs based on interpolation of historic event patterns
A computer-implemented method of forecasting discovery costs captures historical business events, which are aggregated and statistically analyzed by matter type...
US-8,073,721 Service level management
Method and apparatus for service level management, wherein business processes are composed of services. A state of the service is defined by one or more service...
US-8,073,711 Method and system for obtaining health-related records and documents using an online location
The invention described herein is directed to a method and system for obtaining health-related records and documents using an online location and is applicable...
US-8,069,437 Framework for a composite application and a method of implementing a frame work for a composite application
Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, for a framework for composite applications. A computer-implemented framework for a composite...
US-8,069,435 System and method for integration of web services
System and method for integrating Web Services using a Web Services Structured Methodology are described. Embodiments of a Web Services Structured Methodology...
US-8,069,411 System and method for auto-reuse of document text
A system and method for automatically reusing document text (e.g. repeated phrases or lists) in a newly created document having a predetermined document type...
US-8,069,282 SD switch box in a cellular handset
A method for arbitrating between a host device and a cellular base band mode for use of a shared SD storage, including requesting, by a cellular base band modem...
US-8,069,256 System and method to curb identity theft
Personal identity-identifiers such as social security numbers, finger prints, and biometric identifiers are fixed for life; once disclosed they cannot reliably...
US-8,069,136 System, method and computer program product for dynamically enhancing an application executing on a computing...
A system is described that dynamically enhances a software application executing on a computing device without having to change and recompile the original...
US-8,069,134 Rapid knowledge transfer among workers
A system and method enable rapid knowledge transfer, for example between a plurality of experts and a plurality of apprentices located remotely from the...
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