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US-7,970,662 Method for providing online submission of requests for proposals for forwarding to identified vendors
An online system and method for allowing a prospective buyer to complete an electronic RFP document and to have the RFP document transmitted to one or more...
US-7,970,659 Method and computer readable medium for providing gift registry services through a gift registry network
Some embodiments of the present invention provide a system that provides gift registry services to a user. During operation, the system enrolls a business with...
US-7,970,648 Advertising campaign and business listing management for a location-based services system
The present invention discloses a method and system for creating advertising content and business listing content in a location-based services system. An...
US-7,970,645 Method and apparatus for providing targeted advertisements
Techniques to deliver targeted advertisements and multimedia contents to viewers. Various types of advertisements are encoded and transmitted. The ...
US-7,969,306 Context-aware and real-time item tracking system architecture and scenarios
Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, for real-time and context-aware tracking of items. Tags bound to items are read and information read...
US-7,966,513 Automatic classification of backup clients
A method of automatically classifying clients into different backup policy groups according to pre-selected criteria, such as type of client, whether the client...
US-7,966,215 Combination reservation and navigation system and method
A combination reservation and navigation system includes a reservation communication device and a customer communication device. The reservation communication...
US-7,966,212 Quantitative alignment of business offerings with the expectations of a business prospect
In certain embodiments, a method for quantitative alignment of business offerings with the expectations of a business prospect includes accessing a novelty...
US-7,966,194 Method and apparatus for targeted event networking
A method and apparatus that eliminates blind networking and allows targeted networking amongst event attendees, both for personal as well as professional...
US-7,965,891 System and method for identifying and labeling fields of text associated with scanned business documents
A system for electronically distilling information from a business document uses a network scanner to electronically scan a platen area, having a business...
US-7,965,824 Selectable audio and mixed background sound for voice messaging system
Methods, systems, computer program products, and methods of doing business by selectably mixing one or more sound files with a telephone caller's voice message,...
US-7,965,670 System of frequency allocation for user access local area network, and uplink and downlink transmission methods...
A system of frequency allocation for a user access local area network, and uplink and downlink transmission methods thereof are provided. The system of...
US-7,962,920 Providing a business logic framework
The disclosure includes a system and method for providing a business logic framework. In some implementations, a method includes identifying an event associated...
US-7,962,894 System and method for identifying non-supported features in a multiple code editor environment
A system and method for sharing information between disparate systems environments, code editors, and data editors, including Business Process Execution...
US-7,962,698 Deterministic collision detection
An embodiment of the present invention is directed to a method of deterministic collision detection involving at least two ports. The method includes receiving...
US-7,962,614 System and method for forecasting information using collective intelligence from diverse sources
System, method, computer program product, and business operating model. Information processing system comprising: server computer having processor for executing...
US-7,962,515 Logon access management and cross-reference
A system and method for logon access management that includes capturing a logon id and associated user data, the logon id allowing access to at least one of an...
US-7,962,502 Efficient caching for dynamic webservice queries using cachable fragments
A method and apparatus for intelligent caching is provided. A thin layer of business logic on a web server receives URL requests sent to the web server from...
US-7,962,498 Generating attribute-specific electronic documents
Described are methods and systems for generating an attribute-specific document for a business scenario. Attributes necessary for generating the ...
US-7,962,445 Method and system for importing an application and server map to a business systems manager display
An automated system displays enables a user to observe the activities in a system based on information in the display. From this display, the user can quickly...
US-7,962,421 Residential delivery indicator
This invention provides methods, apparatus, and systems for classifying addresses. An address is evaluated based upon a postal code or standardized postal code,...
US-7,962,417 System and method for distributing protected information
A method and apparatus of encouraging distribution, registration, and purchase of free copyable software and other digital information which is accessed on a...
US-7,962,414 Method and system for controlling and auditing content/service systems
An improved interactive network system is provided that allows the Network Operator to control the transfer of information to and from the network end users,...
US-7,962,379 Business process for increasing win probability in large complex contract competitions
The present invention is directed to a method of increasing win probability of a vendor competing in a complex contract competition. A request is received from...
US-7,962,157 Electronic business/personal card and method of use thereof
The present invention includes a wireless communication method and device comprising a one-to-one exchange of wireless electronic device identifications or...
US-7,962,137 System and method for developing an application program for 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-7,961,867 Peer to peer application processor
A method and apparatus are provided for processing information within a computing system. The method includes the steps of detecting a contact with a client of...
US-7,961,858 Systems and methods for account establishment and transaction management
Disclosed are systems and methods which provide techniques providing account setup, management and transaction authorization determinations in real-time using...
US-7,961,344 Delivery expert system and method
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-7,958,659 Method and device of identifying, holding, and securing buttons in a correct location on a garment to be repaired
The invention includes a bag or receptacle for securely containing stray buttons and for attaching to a garment at a location of repair to identify where a...
US-7,958,546 Identity access management system
Disclosed are a method and system for managing access to and verifying personal identity. A person is provided with a private key that uniquely identifies that...
US-7,958,362 User authentication based on asymmetric cryptography utilizing RSA with personalized secret
A method for authenticating a user to a computer system is disclosed, comprising using a first input and a second input in producing a digital signature in...
US-7,958,256 System and method for providing application categorization and quality of service in a network with multiple users
Internet protocol (IP) data service providers may provide several services over a single communications channel and/or circuit. For example, the provider may...
US-7,958,219 System and method for the process management of a data center
An architecture for a data center is disclosed that manages the computational, power, and cooling elements of the data center according to a feedback process...
US-7,958,202 System and method for processing transaction data
Computer system provided with a software architecture for processing transaction data which comprises a platform (5) with at least one logical processing unit...
US-7,958,185 Spatial data enabled engineering, construction, and operations computer-aided design (CAD) project system,...
A system and method of geo-spatially viewing project oriented data relating to engineering, construction, and operations (ECO) computer-aided design (CAD)...
US-7,958,161 Methods and apparatuses for providing hosted tailored vertical applications
Embodiments of the invention provide methods and apparatuses for providing hosted highly tailored vertical applications. In accordance with one embodiment, a...
US-7,958,083 Interacting methods of data summarization
Summarization methods can interact on a common data source using identifiers that correspond to events or other actions. These identifiers can be updated,...
US-7,958,060 Business method for giving and tracking gifts
A business method for distributing gifts. The method employs a gift wrap which is marked with a specific code number. The wrap is sold by an originator to a...
US-7,958,049 System and method for obtaining customer bill information and facilitating bill payment at biller websites
An integrated electronic bill presentment and payment (EBPP) system is disclosed which obtains bills for customers (which include individuals, businesses, and...
US-7,958,031 Apparatus, system, and method for automated identity relationship maintenance
An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for automatically maintaining identity relationships among disparate enterprise information systems. The...
US-7,958,026 Hierarchical transaction filtering
Systems and methods of allocating transactions among business objects are described. Allocation is accomplished using generated allocation rules that are...
US-7,958,013 Method, system and business model for a buyer's auction with near perfect information using the internet
A methodology, system and business model are disclosed for facilitating a fully automated buyer's auction in which the major types of transaction costs are...
US-7,958,002 Economic model for measuring the cost and value of a particular health insurance plan
The present invention provides a system and method for measuring the relative economic benefits from services offered by health care plans. The present...
US-7,957,999 Electronic acquisition system and method
A system and method providing a centralized acquisition utility for facilitating event requests for multiple client products and/or services, where a dispatcher...
US-7,957,994 Defining service funding for a service oriented architecture
Methods and systems for defining service funding for a Service Oriented Architecture (`SOA`) are described that include, in response to an event requiring a...
US-7,957,992 Modification of a diagram for business process optimization
System and method for displaying information regarding a business process. A diagram of the business process may be displayed on a display. The diagram may...
US-7,957,900 Tracking vehicle locations in a parking lot for definitive display on a GUI
A computer implemented method for displaying on a map a definitive image of precise locations of multiple mobile objects such as vehicles in a lot. The lot is...
US-7,957,718 Method and apparatus for telecommunication expense management
The user of a handheld wireless communicator, for example a cell phone or so-called smartphone completes a call or email or other communication event. The event...
US-7,957,296 Apparatus for and method of detecting loss of signal in a radio frequency cable
A novel apparatus and method of detecting loss of signal events in RF cable. The loss of signal may be caused malicious cable cuts, inadvertent disconnects,...
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