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 Integrated system of search, commerce and analytics engines supported by beacons, mobile consumer and merchant applications which discover, connect to, report on, communicate and transact with places, people and objects based on their proximal, ephemeral and analytical attributes on a symmetric basis patent thumbnailIntegrated system of search, commerce and analytics engines supported by beacons, mobile consumer and merchant applications which discover, connect to, report on, communicate and transact with places, people and objects based on their proximal, ephemeral and analytical attributes on a symmetric basis
Method and apparatus for providing an integrated platform for discovery, messaging, social networking and electronic commerce, including payment services, which enables multi-modal proximity services. When associated with mobile devices the platform enables real time, proximal search, discovery, communications, and commerce including various forms of payments.
Max2 Inc.


 Lending offers in an electronic commerce marketplace patent thumbnailLending offers in an electronic commerce marketplace
A system and/or method may be provided for providing a financing offer to the user based on a user's browsing session. An example method includes monitoring a browsing session of a user.
Paypal, Inc.


 Lending offers in an electronic commerce marketplace patent thumbnailLending offers in an electronic commerce marketplace
A system and/or method may be provided for providing a financing offer to the user based on a user's browsing session. An example method includes monitoring a browsing session of a user.
Paypal, Inc.


 Trusted platform module (tpm) protected device patent thumbnailTrusted platform module (tpm) protected device
Example apparatus and methods provide a device (e.g., smartphone) that is more secure for electronic commerce. An example device includes a trusted platform module (tpm) that stores a public key and a private key.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


 Method and system for ecommerce customized photo fulfillment patent thumbnailMethod and system for ecommerce customized photo fulfillment
A method and system for fulfilling an ecommerce photograph or photograph product order includes receiving an email from a potential customer email address at order fulfillment system, confirming that the email includes a valid photograph attachment, and generating a product image with the valid photograph. The method or system can further include sending an offer email with an offer to the potential customer email address including the product image and a link to fulfill the offer for a product represented by the product image and sending and presenting a webpage in the form of an ordering page for the offer in response to actuating the link, where the ordering page includes fields for completing shipping, billing information, and quantity information..

 Systems, methods, hardware, and architecture for enabling worldwide payments of purchases from an ecommerce platform using a smartphone payment system patent thumbnailSystems, methods, hardware, and architecture for enabling worldwide payments of purchases from an ecommerce platform using a smartphone payment system
The invention relates to hardware functionality mechanisms for facilitating e-commerce payments through a mobile device. In certain embodiments, virtual hardware device mechanisms are disclosed for facilitating e-commerce payments through a mobile device.
Sendlater, Inc.


 Automatic machine translation using user feedback patent thumbnailAutomatic machine translation using user feedback
Publication system, such as ecommerce system, machine translation translates a query in a first language to a second language to query an ecommerce database maintained in the second language and obtain a result set responsive to the query. Human feedback relating to the result set is detected.
Ebay Inc.


 User interface using tagged media, 3d indexed virtual reality images, and global positioning system locations, for electronic commerce patent thumbnailUser interface using tagged media, 3d indexed virtual reality images, and global positioning system locations, for electronic commerce
A user interface operated via at least one consumer computing device, a database, and at least one host computer processor, provide an electronic commerce (ecommerce) environment for secured transactions between consumer and vendor members subscribed to the environment. Digital product images are scaled into digital images of environments of intended use for virtual reality observation.

 Providing electronic content in association with a request for physical content patent thumbnailProviding electronic content in association with a request for physical content
Disclosed systems and methods provide media content through an electronic commerce server. In one implementation, a method for providing electronic content is provided.

 Providing personalized item recommendations using scalable matrix factorization with randomness patent thumbnailProviding personalized item recommendations using scalable matrix factorization with randomness
Providing personalized item recommendations using scalable matrix factorization with randomness. Various embodiments involve ecommerce websites, an item interaction matrix, item interaction weightings, factorizing into a user feature matrix and an item feature matrix, computing a thin matrix, generating a random gaussian matrix, decomposing a matrix y by a qr factorization, performing a singular value decomposition, performing alternative least squares, computing item interaction scores, selecting at least one item for recommendation to an internet user based on the item interaction scores, or a combination thereof..

Method and system for conducting ecommerce transactions in messaging via search, discussion and agent prediction

A computer-implemented method of using the internet to promote goods and services and connect merchants with potential purchasers in chat groups who wish to obtain suitable sources of goods and services is provided, wherein a plurality of users each have a computer device provided with chat application software and software for accessing and interactively communicating via a computer network with a server provided with a search engine for searching the internet. Users initiate a chat conversation among a group of users.

Online coupon exchange network

A method for distributing coupons through a network and online coupon distribution network, including the steps of: (a) storing offers and coupon codes from sellers on a coupon distribution server; (b) installing and configuring a web widget in a first seller's ecommerce store server; (c) displaying on the web widget at a shopper's terminal, offers or coupon codes from one or more other sellers in the coupon exchange network; (d) allowing a shopper to select or request one or more of the displayed offers or coupon codes; (e) sending from the coupon distribution server, the coupon code associated with the selected offer to the shopper terminal; and (f) recording transaction information about the shopper and selected offer. The invention also provides for the ranking of sellers in the network to control the display of the seller's offers and coupons..

Integration platform for interfacing with third party channels

An integration platform provides a third party channel products from a merchant, so that the third party channel may cause an opportunity to be presented to a user to purchase one of the products. In response to an indication of a user purchase, the integration platform transmits a purchase request to the electronic commerce platform to create an order for the purchase.
Paypal, Inc.

Method, system, and device of protecting a computerized service

Devices, systems, and methods of detecting user identity, differentiating between users of a computerized service, and detecting a cyber-attacker. An end-user device (a desktop computer, a laptop computer, a smartphone, a tablet, or the like) interacts and communicates with a server of a computerized server (a banking website, an electronic commerce website, or the like).
Biocatch Ltd.

Electronic commerce file system

In various example embodiments, a system and method for updating stored item data using a remote computing system are presented. In example embodiments, a first user selection of a representation of an item accessible from a first remote computing system is received at a client device while the client device is in electronic communication with the first remote computing system via a network.
Ebay Inc.

Ecommerce system with evaluation of boolean expression sets

A system that evaluates boolean expressions receives a first set of boolean expressions that include one or more boolean expressions, and receives a second set of boolean expressions that includes one or more boolean expressions. The system determines one or more overlapping boolean expressions between the first set and the second set.
Oracle International Corporation

Systems and methods for facilitating card verification over a network

A system and method for facilitating electronic commerce over a network, according to one or more embodiments, includes communicating with a user via a user device and an issuer of payment media via an issuer device over the network, the payment media being issued to the user by the issuer, receiving user instruction over the network to link the payment media to a user account related to the user, prompting the user over the network to input a secure password known only by the issuer and the user, receiving the secure password from the user over the network, verifying that the payment media is owned by the user over the network via a secure protocol, returning a response to the user related to verification of the payment media, and storing payment media verification information.. .
Paypal, Inc.

Automatic taxonomy alignment

A method of posting a listing submitted with respect to a first electronic commerce system onto a second electronic commerce system is disclosed. A submission of the listing is received for posting in association with a target category included in a taxonomy of the first electronic commerce system.
Paypal, Inc.

Integrated enabling mobile commerce transactions using active posters and contactless identity modules

A method, integrated system and active poster for processing mobile touch transactions. The integration consists of an rfid or other near field communication enabled device which may be standalone, affixed to, or part of a mobile or hand held portable wireless communication device (optionally using a contact less (cl) sim with near field communication capability), a touch sensitive active poster also with near field communication capability, an issuer's or mobile network provider's system and application and a host computer with networking capability..
Xius Corp.

Data protection system for online data

A data protection system for online data is described that can be used to obfuscate sensitive data to relieve security compliance requirements for one or more entities involved in processing, storing, and/or communicating the sensitive data to complete an online purchase transaction. The data protection system can receive online purchase data from a client application, and then remove the sensitive information of the online purchase data to sanitize the online purchase data.
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Method and system for payment transaction authentication

A method for facilitating the widespread use of the pin-debit payment method for internet “ecommerce” and mobile payments sales which requires little or no change for the cardholders, merchants, debit networks and card issuers based primarily on the introduction of a layer of middleware and wherein the debit networks and issuing banks may customize the implementation of the services based on individual strategy and cardholder preferences.. .
Collective Dynamics Llc

Device, method, and system of generating fraud-alerts for cyber-attacks

Devices, systems, and methods of detecting user identity, differentiating between users of a computerized service, and detecting a cyber-attacker. An end-user device (a desktop computer, a laptop computer, a smartphone, a tablet, or the like) interacts and communicates with a server of a computerized server (a banking website, an electronic commerce website, or the like).
Biocatch Ltd.

Demand-based product sourcing

Techniques and system configurations for demand-based product sourcing in an electronic commerce setting is described herein. In one example, information about an item corresponding to a plurality of fulfillment locations is stored in a database.
Bby Solutions, Inc.

Method and system for data driven personalization

A system and method for providing a customized user experience is presented. A system can include one or more processing modules and one more non-transitory storage modules.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Peer-to-peer item sharing through personal virtual shopping carts

This invention relates generally to electronic commerce, and more specifically to peer-to-peer item and order sharing amongst shoppers via unique personal virtual shopping carts, for the purpose of simplifying the process of obtaining feedback to assist in purchasing decision making, for recommendations for consideration for purchase, and to facilitate interaction with relevant merchants to facilitate positive sales outcomes on the whole.. .
Arcadier Pte Ltd

System for hybrid incremental approach to query processing and method therefor

A system and method for compiling search results is presented herein. A method can include gathering user behavior data, filtering the user behavior data, performing update calculations on the filtered user behavior data, using a decaying function to aggregate the filtered user behavior data; and facilitating the presentation of aggregated user behavior data.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Systems and methods for facilitating electronic commerce over a network

In accordance with embodiments of the present disclosure, systems and methods for facilitating electronic commerce over a network include communicating with a plurality of users via a plurality of user devices over the network, receiving a login request from a first user via a first user device over the network, accessing an account related to the user based on information passed with the login request, receiving a snaplist file related to a multiple image listing provided by the first user via the first user device, processing the snaplist file by extracting the multiple image listing from the snaplist file, and displaying the multiple image listing to one or more other users via one or more other user devices.. .
Ebay Inc.

Token service provider for electronic/mobile commerce transactions

In some embodiments, a verification system includes a memory storing a common identifier that identifies a user. The system may also include one or more hardware processors coupled to the memory and configured to read instructions from the memory to perform the steps of: receiving a token associated with a request to complete a transaction with an environment; determining the common identifier associated with the token, the common identifier being associated with an identifier of the merchant, an identifier of the user requesting the transaction, and a funding instrument associated with the user; and determining, based on information associated with the common identifier, whether to approve the transaction..
Paypal, Inc.

Cross-channel system for electronic commerce and methods useful in conjunction therewith

A method for recognizing end-users communicating with a computerized entity serving end-users via a plurality of entity/end-user communication channels, method comprising capturing personal particulars for each user from among a multiplicity of end-users via a first channel and storing the personal particulars in a corresponding multiplicity of end-user records in an end-user database, thereby to define a first, data capturing session for each of the multiplicity of end-users; and accessing at least one individual end-user's record during a second, data recognizing session, held via a second channel between the individual end-user and computerized entity subsequent to the first data capturing session therebetween, accessing including recognizing end-user by identifying the end-user record from among the multiplicity of end-user records which corresponds to the end user; and performing at least one of reading from and writing to the end-user record, wherein the channels comprise one physical channel and one online channel.. .
Zooz Mobile Ltd.

Manipulation of dynamically assembled ecommerce web pages

Systems and methods for manipulating dynamically rendered content are provided. At the outset, a first visual representation of backend data sources and a set of rules is generated.
Oracle International Corporation

Method and system to conduct electronic commerce through motion pictures or life performance events

Systems and methods for enabling a viewer of a motion art form to select an object of interest from within the motion art form are disclosed. The system includes a computing device configured to: receive at least one selection signal from at least one viewer; synchronize the at least one selection signal with an elapse time of the motion art form; and transmit the at least one selection signal to a destination..

Domain-specific hardwired ecommerce learning machine

A domain-specific hardwired symbolic ecommerce machine is described that processes information via the hardwired mapping of symbols from one or more domains onto other such domains, computing and communicating with improved security and reduced power consumption because it has no cpu, no random access memory (ram), no instruction registers, no instruction set architecture (isa), no operating system (os) and no applications programming. The machine provides web services by recognizing legal requests such as http post request and responding with an html web page.
Hackproof Technologies, Inc.

Cigar band recognition interface

The present invention comprise a cigar band recognition interface which further comprises a network device having a transceiver; and a processor that is operative to perform actions, comprising: scanning a cigar band to create a cigar band image; comparing the cigar band image with at least one other cigar band image which is catalogued, indexed, and stored to determine a cigar brand; and displaying to a user said cigar brand and at least one price of said cigar brand. Additionally, the network device may further process data over a network, including comparing the cigar band image with the at least one other cigar band image further comprises comparing with the received geographical location marker with at least one known geographical marker of a distributor of said cigar brand, where a proximity marker is used to determine whether a physical distribution location is displayed or whether an ecommerce platform is displayed..

Multi-agent system for gps web services

The present invention is an internet communications system for connecting mobile ecommerce consumers with registered mobile goods and services providers. Multi-agent software is used for the web services ecommerce platform and the invention uses the dynamic locations of mobile providers and consumers as the basis for matching them.

Location-based electronic commerce service driven by an event

Distribution of promotional content and/or location information associated with devices in response to, for example, a social event or another type of event. commerce transactions and/or non-commerce transactions associated with the promotional content can be performed.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Determining transaction risk from similarity of parameters characterizing a user terminal which originated a transaction to a user terminal identified from the transaction

A method of performing operations on a processor of a financial transaction processing system, includes receiving an ecommerce transaction message containing an account identifier for a pending ecommerce transaction and initial parameter information characterizing an originating user terminal that communicated the ecommerce transaction message. A network address of a registered user terminal that is associated with the account identifier is identified.
Ca, Inc.

Method and system for creating and managing a community of intellectual property licensees to develop and commercialize a new technology

An electronic commerce (e-commerce) system is provided wherein: an intellectual property (ip) holder holding ip rights: authorizes one or more users to participate in an online process for distributing specified ip rights; conducts the online process; gives, upon termination of the online process, to a winning user a right to license the specified ip rights upon payment of a fee to the ip holder; provides the license to the specified ip rights to the winning user; organizes a selected community of licensees of the ip holder's ip rights; and invites the winning user to join the selected community of licensees of the ip holder's ip rights.. .

3d imaging

The 3d models includes parametric data and metadata. A software enables a user to specify search criteria for a selected product among a plurality of products whose 3d models are stored on the data storage device.

Determining risk of transactions based on patterns of wireless devices observed by a user terminal

A method of performing operations on a processor of a financial transaction processing system, includes receiving from a merchant node an ecommerce authentication request for a pending ecommerce transaction associated with a user terminal. The ecommerce authentication request contains transaction information that comprises a user terminal identifier and a reported list of wireless device identifiers that are observed by the user terminal.
Ca, Inc.

System and electronic payment using payment server provided transaction link codes

A universal payment system and method for making payment transaction across different terminals and scenarios (whether atm, pos, e-commerce, p2p, mobile commerce, social media commerce) without sharing payer's personal or account information with the payee is provided. The universal payment system includes a payment server to generate a transaction link code when a payer initiates a payment transaction using a payee device.

Method, system and computer readable medium for web site account and e-commerce management from a central location

A method, system and computer readable medium for managing a user online financial transaction at a destination ecommerce web site using a credit or debit card account of the user, including a) transmitting an activation command to a financial institution processing financial transactions for activating the credit or debit card account of the user; b) submitting a charge request for the credit or debit card account to the financial institution via a destination e-commerce web site to which the user is logged in while the credit or debit card account is in the activated status; and c) transmitting a de-activation command to said financial institution for de-activating the credit or debit card account, wherein the financial institution only accepts and processes charge requests received from e-commerce web sites while the credit or debit card account is in the activated status and wherein the financial institution declines charge requests while said credit or debit card account is in the de-activated status, and wherein steps a) to c) are repeated at least once.. .
Antonopoulos Limited Liability Company

Systems and methods for global dynamic hierarchical ordering system

A unified ecommerce platform system that enables sellers to acquire in depth insight into their business market and consumers utilizing a centralized cloud based platform with enhanced consumer purchasing and information gathering abilities and allows users enhanced granular security tools and information for purchase.. .
Order Hopper, Inc

Exchanging identifiers between wireless communication to determine further information to be exchanged or further services to be provided

A server exchanges information between one or more wireless devices to complete a transaction. The server receives second device identifier information from a first wireless device using a wide area network.
Proxicom Wireless, Llc

Device, method, and system of differentiating between virtual machine and non-virtualized device

Devices, systems, and methods of detecting user identity, differentiating between users of a computerized service, and detecting a cyber-attacker. An end-user device (a desktop computer, a laptop computer, a smartphone, a tablet, or the like) interacts and communicates with a server of a computerized server (a banking website, an electronic commerce website, or the like).
Biocatch Ltd.

Systems, apparatuses, and methods for generating an on-line/ecommerce based garment viewing, selection, and sizing service that includes a virtual shopping experience capable of being initiated by activating an embedded uniform resource locator (url) from an arbitrary web-based application or browser. The inventive system includes elements and processes that may be used to generate realistic images and behavior of a user's digital facsimile and associated clothing and/or accessories under different environmental viewing conditions (such as lighting, shading, etc.).
Dimensionalmechanics, Inc.

Privacy protection in ecommerce/logistics

Various embodiments secure a customer's private data within a logistics environment. In one embodiment, a graphical object including encoded data associated with an order for goods is generated.
International Business Machines Corporation

Differentiating among users based on responses to injected interferences

Devices, systems, and methods of detecting user identity, differentiating between users of a computerized service, detecting a cyber-attacker, and detecting click-fraud. An end-user device (a desktop computer, a laptop computer, a smartphone, a tablet, or the like) interacts and communicates with a server of a computerized server (a banking website, an electronic commerce website, or the like).
Biocatch Ltd.

System and providing a portable and interactive storefront

In an example embodiment, a method for providing a portable and interactive storefront is provided. The method may comprise receiving information associated with a product to be placed in electronic commerce.
Ebay Inc.

Methods and systems for performing an ecommerce transaction at a physical store using a mobile device

According to one aspect, the subject matter described herein includes a system for generating and completing an ecommerce transaction at a physical store. The system includes a database for storing and maintaining payment information for mobile users.
Omnypay Inc.

System and managing customer address information in electronic commerce using the internet

A system and method for managing customer address information in electronic commerce using the internet are provided. Customers' detailed address information is received from customer terminals connected over the internet, a unique address number corresponding to the detailed address information is produced, and the produced unique address number and the corresponding detailed address information are separately stored and managed in separate database (dbs), thereby effectively preventing leakage of the customers' detailed address information due to hacking or a malicious program..
Ebay Korea Co., Ltd.

Merchant engagement via personal virtual carts

This invention relates generally to electronic commerce. More specifically, this invention relates to the shopping process and experience via multi-merchant, multi-channel and multi-media personal virtual carts, and an innovative system and method allowing merchants to engage repeatedly shoppers, once the merchants have initially engaged with the shoppers through the personal virtual carts, to encourage sales and increase sales volume..
Arcadier Pte Ltd

Sorting and displaying ecommerce product reviews

A processor-implemented method, system, and/or computer program product sorts and displays product reviews of ecommerce products. A system receives product reviews for ecommerce products.
International Business Machines Corporation

Delayed order delivery fulfillment

Techniques and system configurations for order tracking and delivery fulfillment in an electronic commerce setting is described herein. In one example, a shipment that originates from a distribution center of a retailer is identified for delay (e.g., a delayed shipment in transit via a national carrier).
Bby Solutions, Inc

Automatic review excerpt extraction

Disclosed are various embodiments for extracting an excerpt from a representative review of an item, such as an item available for purchase in an electronic commerce system. Attributes or categories used in reviews of an item may be identified and ranked according to consumer preference.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Capture of web application state

Disclosed are various embodiments of a system for rendering, in a browser of a computing device, a network page of an electronic commerce system. The system translates activities undertaken to render the network page into a plurality of actions to be performed by a slave client to duplicate the activities of the browser in rendering the network page.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Detection of click-fraud

Devices, systems, and methods of detecting user identity, differentiating between users of a computerized service, detecting a cyber-attacker, and detecting click-fraud. An end-user device (a desktop computer, a laptop computer, a smartphone, a tablet, or the like) interacts and communicates with a server of a computerized server (a banking website, an electronic commerce website, or the like).
Biocatch Ltd.

Managing ecommerce messages via a social networking system

The present disclosure is directed toward systems and methods for managing electronic messages via a social networking system. For example, systems and methods described herein involve organizing electronic messages and/or communication threads related to a product offered by sale via the social networking system.
Facebook, Inc.

Non-transitory computer readable medium, information processing apparatus, and information processing method

A non-transitory computer readable medium stores a program causing a computer to execute a process for estimating willingness-to-buy. The process includes calculating including diving a first operation history of multiple operations performed by a user in electronic commerce, the dividing being performed on a basis of one of the multiple operations, calculating a degree of willingness-to-buy indicated by the one operation, the calculating being performed on a basis of multiple operations included in a second operation history obtained by dividing the first operation history, and calculating a temporal change in a degree of willingness-to-buy of the user in the electronic commerce..
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

Method for optimizing electronic commerce

A method for optimizing electronic commercial transactions allows a purchaser to pay using a payment method of his or her choice while simultaneously allowing a vendor to receive payments using a method of his or her choice. The purchaser is preapproved by a platform for payment to the platform in one or more methods of paying.

Monitoring assistance device

The monitoring assistance device obtains received order data including a plurality of records indicating the contents of orders received by electronic commerce. At a predetermined first frequency, the monitoring assistance device compares the contents of a comparison object record received within a corresponding period in the obtained received order data with an extraction object list prepared in advance, and outputs the comparison object record as a first extraction result when the comparison object record satisfies a predetermined first extraction condition as a result of the comparison.

System and simultaneous real time video streaming from multiple mobile devices or other sources through a server to recipient mobile devices or other video displays, enabled by sender or recipient requests, to create a wall or matrix of real time live videos, and to enable responses from those recipients

A system and method for simultaneous real time video streaming from multiple mobile devices or other sources through a server to recipient mobile devices or other video displays, enabled by sender or recipient requests, to create a wall of real time live videos, and to enable responses from those recipients, for security, personal, entertainment or commercial applications. A server searches, retrieves, upstreams and simultaneously transmits videos from multiple sender devices to requesting recipient devices and other designated recipient devices.
Zap Systems Llc

Collaborative electronic commerce

Disclosed are various embodiments for collaborative electronic commerce. For example, a first network site is implemented in at least one server that sells a first plurality of items via a network.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Systems and methods for gifting of products, stored value instruments, or both

The gifting systems and corresponding methods of the present disclosure electronically provide a stored value instrument as a gift in place of a suggested product. The methods include taking a selected product offered for sale on a merchant's ecommerce website, converting that product into a gift suggestion, and delivering a personalized message including the gift suggestion and the stored value instrument to a gift recipient, based on various calculations, rules, and user inputs.
Groupgifting.com, Inc.

Method and system for preventing shopping cart abandonment

A method and system for preventing electronic shopping cart abandonment in an electronic commerce (e-commerce) website are provided. The method includes receiving by an e-commerce server a message that at least one product is added to an electronic shopping cart of the e-commerce website displayed on a consumer device; collecting by the e-commerce server at least one user-activity parameter related to a user of the consumer device; identifying, using the at least one user-activity parameter, an attempt of a user of the consumer device not to complete a purchase transaction of the at least one product; selecting at least one motivational content item for display on the consumer device; and causing a display of the selected at least one motivational content item on a display of the consumer device..
Personali Inc.

Transforming social media re-shares to track referrer history and identify influencers

Approaches are provided for tracking and measuring the influence of social networking members on groups of friends to engage in electronic commerce. An approach includes receiving unique identifier information and activity information for a user that referred a social media link to one or more other users.
International Business Machines Corporation

Method and paying for web content, virtual goods and goods of small value

The subject application relates to electronic commerce (i.e. E-commerce or e-payment) technology and more particularly, to a method and system for paying for items of small value including web content and virtual goods, over communication networks such as the internet.
Micropebbles Inc.

Capital receipt and payment system based on electronic voucher

The present disclosure relates to the technical field of electronic commerce. A capital receipt and payment system based on electronic voucher is provided with a manufacturer terminal, a bank system, a display server, a client terminal, and a logistics terminal.
Shenzhen Cifpay Network Bank Technology Co., Ltd.

Proprietary token-based universal payment processing system

Embodiments described herein provide approaches for processing a payment in an electronic commerce environment. Specifically, a customer of a merchant website in the electronic commerce environment is provided a universal payment interface in response to the customer's request to pay.

Interpreting texture in support of mobile commerce and mobility

A portable pervasive device includes a combined visual and thermal display. The user is able to detect texture of displayed objects visually and through touching the combined display.
International Business Machines Corporation

Monitoring ecommerce transactions using transaction metrics statistics for different combinations of transaction attributes and values

A method performed by an ecommerce risk assessment system includes receiving ecommerce transaction reports, each containing transaction metrics and transaction attributes having values. A statistic is separately generated for each different type of the transaction metrics based on the values of the transaction attributes.
Ca, Inc.

Method and data recipient storage and retrieval of data using a network communication device

A system and method for data recipient invoked electronic commerce allowing data subjects to provide information over a network and data recipients to receive such information relating to the needs of a data subject such as purchases, distribution of application information and the like. The system includes a server having software which gathers the information from a data subject to complete a transaction over a network.
Paypal International Limited

Systems and methods for facilitating mobile commerce interactions between customers and merchants

Systems and methods are provided for facilitating mobile commerce interactions between a customer and a merchant, whereby a customer, having initiated a mobile commerce transaction via a mobile device, arrives at a merchant location to complete the transaction. In some embodiments, an intermediate remote server is employed to facilitate communication between a third party app running on a customer mobile computing device, and an app-agnostic merchant computing device residing at a merchant location.
Lucova Inc.

Method and system for improved security

An improved authentication method and system is provided where a user securely accesses a variety of target servers for online email, online banking, credit card purchases, ecommerce, brokerage services, corporate databases, and online content (movies, music and software). The method involves a bridge server performing authentication tasks that allow a user to access a server or a group of servers with multiple security levels.
Golba Llc

Method to stop serving re-targeting ads to a consumer by leveraging a purchase signal from transaction data

The disclosure herein concerns facilitating a transaction for a user, storing information about the nature of the transaction on a financial institution server, generating a stop targeting cookie based on the nature of the transaction, and placing the stop targeting cookie on a user's browser. The disclosure also concerns utilizing an electronic data structure representing the content of a transaction by a user of an electronic commerce site from a financial institution server that facilitated the transaction.
Mastercard International Incorporated

Methods, systems, and products for ordering items

Electronic commerce is enhanced for customer convenience. When an online order is received, a profile may be checked.
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp

Selective authentication based on similarities of ecommerce transactions from a same user terminal across financial accounts

A method of operating a computer system includes receiving from a merchant node an ecommerce authentication request for a pending ecommerce transaction associated with a user terminal. The ecommerce authentication request contains transaction information of the pending ecommerce transaction that includes a user terminal identifier.
Ca, Inc.

Distributed authentication for mobile devices

An electronic commerce server connected to a network has access to user data, device data and public key data. The server receives transaction details including a digital signature from a mobile device, the digital signature generated using a first private key associated with a first public key.

Systems and methods to utilize smart components

Systems and methods to utilize smart components are described. The system receives a maintenance message from a mobile device at a network-based marketplace.

Use-case-based application installation and switching to a second application to perform an action

The present disclosure describes methods, systems, and computer program products for providing contextual ecommerce shopping cart adjustments. An indication of an expressed intent to perform an action not available in a first application is received.
Button Inc.

Method and viewing electronic commerce-related documents

The present invention includes a method of providing users with formatted access to xml and similar documents received from trading partners using a general purpose viewer or browser. Particular aspects of the present invention are described in the claims, specification and drawings..
Open Invention Network Llc

Microsites architecture

Systems and methods for integrating distinct software architectures are disclosed. In some implementations, a content management server receives, from a customer device, a request for a page associated with a product for sale.
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

Electronic commerce with cryptographic authentication

A method for facilitating an authentication related to an electronic transaction between a first and a second user is provided. Authentication data is received from the first user along with transaction data defining the first user and the electronic transaction to be authenticated.
Security First Corporation

Mobile commerce payment system

A mobile commerce system and components thereof are provided in which multiple wireless mobile communications devices (mobile devices) (1) each has a unique electronic identification and processing circuit (2) capable of encrypting data utilizing an encryption key and a first software application providing connectivity to commercial webpage servers (4) for purposes that include the conduct of selected transactions involving a payment for goods or services. Each mobile device is independently enabled to conduct financial transactions in real time by communication with a financial institution.

Mobile commerce payment system

A mobile commerce system and components thereof are provided in which multiple wireless mobile communications devices (mobile devices) (1) each has a unique electronic identification and processing circuit (2) capable of encrypting data utilizing an encryption key and a first software application providing connectivity to commercial webpage servers (4) for purposes that include the conduct of selected transactions involving a payment for goods or services. Each mobile device is independently enabled to conduct financial transactions in real time by communication with a financial institution.

Electronic commerce platform and transaction method using the same

An electronic commerce platform is communicatively connected to a plurality of electronic devices each of which including a carrier. The electronic commerce platform includes a commodity managing module and a server.
Hodo Mobile Multimedia Co., Ltd

Contextual ecommerce shopping cart adjustment

The present disclosure describes methods, systems, and computer program products for providing contextual ecommerce shopping cart adjustments. One computer-implemented method includes receiving, from a partner application, a cart adjustment request.
Button Inc.

Method and system for mobile commerce with real-time purchase support

A method and system provides the user of a computing device with information, analysis, suggestions and/or recommendations relating to the user's financial information and/or purchasing history, in relation to an electronic commerce transaction initiated by the user at the computing device, prior to, during, or after completion of the electronic commerce transaction.. .

Peeractive technologies and online shopping

The number of users viewing a given variable directly affects the rate of change and/or outcome of said variable. In the case of ecommerce, pricing of products and/or services is based upon a user accessing a website on which products and/or services are for sale.

Interactive sale generation and purchase coordination digital media

A computer implemented method and a sales management system (sms) for generating sales through interactive digital content (idc) integrate multiple electronic commerce service providers (ecsps) for facilitating purchase of multiple sale items from within digital media. The sms preferably inserts an indicator element at a predefined location within the idc in the digital media that, when activated, invokes a display of multiple sale item indicators.

Method and system for effectuating an electronic purchase transaction between a consumer device and a merchant

The system and methods thereof provide for a delayed display of content on a consumer device. A user log-on from a consumer device to an electronic commerce (e-commerce) server is acknowledged.
Personali Inc.

Interactive notifications for mobile commerce applications

Interactive notifications, from merchants or others soliciting a user response, are provided to the users' mobile devices for facilitating user engagement and receiving customer feedback. The interactive notifications include multiple single- or limited-action user-response options, such as buttons for purchasing the product or indicating that the user is not interested, enabling a user to immediately respond to the notification.
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Trusted execution environment for transport layer security key pair associated with electronic commerce and card not present transactions

According to some embodiments, a requesting application executing on a mobile device may request a transport layer security key pair in connection with a payment transaction. Responsive to the request, a trusted execution environment client of the mobile device may route a request to a payment application executing in a secure trusted execution environment of the mobile device.
Mastercard International Incorporated

Conferring health related services or items in exchange for participation in opt-in advertising

A method for managing network-based electronic commerce digital communications and associated user-health information can comprise accessing health related information for a user of an electronic payment system. The method can also comprise determining based upon the health related information, a particular health attribute of the user.
Mozido

System and selecting targets in an augmented reality environment

Techniques are disclosed for facilitating electronic commerce in an augmented reality environment. In some embodiments, a method comprises detecting, by a mobile device, presence of the physical product or the real life service; and presenting, on the mobile device, information to conduct the transaction of a physical product or a real life service via the augmented reality environment.
Zambala Lllp

Modifying electronic orders during a fulfillment process

Systems, methods, and other embodiments associated with modifying electronic orders during fulfillment are described. In one embodiment, a computing system includes order logic configured to receive a cancellation request to modify an electronic order that is for one or more items sold through an electronic commerce source.
Oracle International Corporation

Electronic commerce using augmented reality glasses and a smart watch

In an approach for electronic commerce using augmented reality glasses and a smart watch, a computer receives a configuration associating a user gesture to a command. The computer determines whether a user of the augmented reality glasses selects an object in a first electronic commerce environment and, responsive to determining the user selects an object, the computer determines whether the user performs a first gesture detectable by a smart watch.
International Business Machines Corporation

E-commerce systems and methods

The invention is in general directed to methods and processes for generating revenue via an electronic commerce website. The invention is also directed to methods of processing product orders and selling product related to protocols, workflows, or other applications.
Life Technologies Corporation

Light therapy platform mobile device applications

Disclosed are therapeutic lamp platform mobile device applications. According to an exemplary embodiment of this disclosure, provided is a phototherapy device comprising a wearable therapeutic lamp platform including a plurality of radiant lamps disposed to communicate radiant energy to a user treatment area; a power source; a controller operatively associated with the therapeutic lamp platform and the power source configured to limit a number of available doses of radiant energy provided to a user, and the controller configured to communicate with an ecommerce platform to obtain an additional number of available doses..
La Lumiere Llc

Systems and methods for managing group chats during ecommerce sessions

A computer implemented method for managing a group chat during an ecommerce session is provided. The method includes initiating a chat session between at least a first client computer device associated with a first participant and a second client computer device associated with a second participant, and sharing at least one view of an ecommerce website with the first client computer device and the second client computer device.
Mastercard International Incorporated

Mobile commerce framework

A subscription-based system for providing commerce information for one or more mobile devices for one or more merchants. Some techniques employed feature a subscription-based method for presenting commercial resources to a mobile device.
Hothand, Inc.

Integrated online and in-store shopping experience

Systems and methods for integrating online and in-store shopping are disclosed. The systems include a cashier station located in a store.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Mobile commerce through mobile communication devices and networks

The disclosed techniques allow for mobile commerce conducted by mobile terminals through social network channel to distribute sales and marketing data to the buyer. In one aspect, a method of mobile commerce includes displaying sales and marketing data on a mobile terminal, wherein the data is received from a server, updating sales and marketing data on the mobile terminal, sending the updated sales and marketing data to the server, and distributing access information for the sales and marketing data to a social network.
Zte Corporation

Electronic commerce platform

An electronic commerce system comprising an electronic commerce platform for looking at items and preparing an order from a computer connected to the server of the platform via a computer network. At least one piece of equipment for providing an order comprising at least one area equipped with a counter that is controlled by the local computer and means for conversing with a code reader.
Globe Interfin S.a.

Email-based e-commerce

An electronic commerce (e-commerce) system may send advertisement emails to customers that are registered with the e-commerce system. The advertisement emails may include mailto hyperlinks.
@pay Ip Holdings Llc

Integrating social networking systems with electronic commerce systems for gift campaigns

Disclosed are various embodiments for facilitating gift campaigns in association with a social networking system. A computing device may identify a user of a social networking system that is associated with a recipient for a gift campaign.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Review based navigation and product discovery platform

Methods and systems for providing review based navigation on an ecommerce website are described. The method comprises receiving a user query associated with a specific feature of a product.
Rare Mile Technologies, Inc.

Transaction authorization employing drag-and-drop of a security-token-encoded image

In one embodiment, a computer-implemented electronic commerce transaction method. The computer receives original image data from a user device, associates a security token with the user, embeds the security token into the original image data to generate modified image data, and provides the modified image data to the user device.
Koobecafe, Llc

Management of dynamic mobile coupons

Providing for network-based management of dynamic mobile coupons (dmcs) employed in mobile device-related commerce is described herein. Management can include mitigating processing load involved in processing dynamic characteristics of a set of dmcs, facilitating post-transaction evaluation of dmcs, or facilitating a virtual shopping experience in conjunction with redeeming dmcs in a mobile-commerce environment.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Targeted electronic commerce based on historical purchasing data

An electronic commerce method is provided. The electronic commerce method comprises storing transaction data of a plurality of account holders, each of the transaction data relating to a transaction initiated by the respective account holder with a merchant; determining a candidate group of merchants based on the transaction data; and providing at least one purchasing opportunity with at least one of the merchants in the determined group of merchants to at least one account holder, the opportunity promoting a transaction..
Mastercard International Incorporated

Exchanging identifiers between wireless communication to determine further information to be exchanged or further services to be provided

A server exchanges information between one or more wireless devices to complete a transaction. The server receives second device identifier information from a first wireless device using a wide area network.
Proxicom Wireless, Llc

System and facilitating communication of data among entities in an electronic trading network

An electronic commerce protocol stack includes a connectivity layer that receives business data from a first entity. The business data indicates that the destination of the business data is a second entity.
Jda Software Group, Inc.

Recommendations utilizing visual image analysis

Disclosed are various embodiments for generating recommendations utilizing visual image analysis. A digital image provided by a client device is analyzed to identify an empty region in a setting embodied in the digital image.
A9.com, Inc.

Merchant performance evaluation in a computer networked environment

Systems and methods of evaluating merchant performance in a computer networked environment are provided. A data processing system can obtain ecommerce traffic data identifying a product, and can obtain, separately from the ecommerce traffic data, catalog data not present in the ecommerce traffic data.
Google Inc.

Systems and methods for processing requests for merchant information

A software method and system for a merchant to demonstrate profile authenticity within an online business to business community that connects buyers (e.g., retailers, importers, distributors, auctioneers, drop shippers, resellers, flea marketers, wholesalers) to suppliers (e.g., manufacturers, exporters, importers, wholesalers). In such an online community, profile authenticity and business verification is critical for members to trust each other and consider a new trade relationship.
Jp Communications, Inc.

Electronic commerce web page management

Aspects of the present disclosure are directed toward a method, a system, and a computer program product for displaying a change event for a web page. The method includes receiving a change event location located on a web page in a pre-deployment environment.
International Business Machines Corporation

Electronic commerce social gifting

A method for facilitating electronic commerce social gifting, wherein an initial user can select a specific gift to be given to a gift recipient. A plurality of vendors and a plurality of gifts from which the initial user selects the specific gift are presented to the initial user through an initial user account.

Unpaid item risk management

In an example embodiment, information about a buyer in an ecommerce system is obtained. An unpaid item risk assessment is calculated for the buyer, the unpaid item risk assessment calculating a risk that the buyer will not pay for an item on which the buyer bids.

Payment gateway interface

Techniques and apparatus are described that enable electronic payment transactions over a network, such as the internet. A technique, in a web re-direction embodiment, includes receiving a generic payment request from an electronic commerce web application, the generic payment request including at least an indication of a type of payment to be completed, preparing a payment gateway-specific web request that is supportive of the type of payment to be completed, passing the payment gateway-specific web request to the electronic commerce web application for delivery to a payment gateway for which the payment gateway-specific web request was prepared, receiving a payment gateway-specific web response from the payment gateway via the electronic commerce web application, processing the payment gateway-specific web response, and returning, to the electronic web application, a generic payment response including, at least, an internet protocol (ip) address of the payment gateway..
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Systems and methods for generating contextual insight on electronic devices

A method, device, system, and computer program product relating to social media and ecommerce, including a generation of contextual insight available for viewing and updating via at least one electronic device. An example embodiment provides users with actionable insights based on impactful events that have occurred, are occurring, or are expected to occur, in the proximity of the user's location of interest.

International e-commerce system

The present invention is an electronic commerce system that includes a virtual mall server for implementing mirror websites of stores offering products through and affiliated with the virtual mall. The mirrored product data can be viewed by purchasers using a remote computer or wireless device.
Cea Overseas Llc

System and payment credential-based mobile commerce

In an embodiment, an apparatus comprises a security processor to perform a secure reader function to emulate an external near field communication (nfc) reader device, to obtain payment credential information of a user, a storage to store secure credential information of the user, and a nfc controller coupled to the security processor and the storage, responsive to initiation of the secure reader function, to disable a nfc contactless interface and to cause the payment credential information to be communicated to a remote system while the first contactless interface is disabled. Other embodiments are described and claimed..

Real time electronic commerce telecommunication system and method

An auction system and method, which identifies at least one lot to be auctioned, having a plurality of units within the lot and associated auction parameters; transmits a remaining quantity of units within the lot from a central server to a plurality of remote locations; receives bid identifications for remaining units within the lot at the contemporaneous offering price from the plurality of remote locations; and decrements the offering price over time. The decrement may be adaptive to a bid activity pattern, and the bid activity pattern may be stored in a database.
Voyager Technologies, Inc.

Ecommerce order optimization tool

An ecommerce cost optimization system includes: a display including information identifying an item; a quantity selection tool; a delivery location selection tool; an optimized offer presentation tool that provides at least one optimized option through the display component, wherein the at least one optimized option is optimized based on the selected delivery date and the selected delivery location; and an order placement tool to place an order from amongst the options provided by the optimized offer presentation tool. A method of providing optimized offer for non-stock item transactions through an ecommerce application includes receiving a user selection including a selected delivery date and a selected delivery location and determining an optimized offer based on analysis of the possible combinations of a production schedule and a delivery schedule for the selected quantity and delivery location..
Quality Logo Products, Inc.

System and facilitating electronic commerce with controlled spending over a network

In accordance with embodiments of the present disclosure, systems and methods for facilitating electronic commerce over a network include receiving a transaction request from a merchant on behalf of a client, accessing a client account associated with the client based on information passed with the transaction request, reviewing spending parameters stored as part of the client account, the spending parameters indicating acceptable merchant category codes for client approved merchants, comparing a merchant category code for the merchant with the acceptable merchant category codes of the spending parameters, approving the transaction request between the merchant and the client if the merchant category code for the merchant is determined to be an acceptable merchant category code of the spending parameters, and denying the transaction request between the merchant and the client if the merchant category code for the merchant is determined to be an unacceptable merchant category code of the spending parameters.. .
Paypal, Inc.

System for card payment in the electronic commerce and method thereof

Provided is a card payment system and method in an electronic transaction, which can effectively solve authentication and security problems that are caused by active-x programs that are indiscriminately installed, by performing a card payment in a complex hybrid authentication scheme using order information, delivery information, and payment information without an active-x that is needed to pay for a purchased product by card in an existing electronic transaction.. .

Search and execute: electronic commerce transactions and messaging from the search bar

In one embodiment, a computer-implemented method for extending functionality of a browser text-entry field, e.g., via a browser add-on or extension. The method includes: (a) the computer monitoring the browser text-entry field to detect a predetermined initial combination of characters in a query entered by a user; and (b) if the predetermined initial combination of characters is detected in the query, then: (i) the computer detecting the remaining characters in the query; and (ii) the computer providing, to a software routine, the remaining characters in the query.
Koobecafe, Llc

Ecommerce system for marketing mixed-lots of distressed inventory

An ecommerce system for marketing mixed lots of distressed inventory, as embodied in various systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media, is provided. The system may generate and communicate offers for mixed lots of distressed inventory.
Underground Cellar

System and facilitating the conclusion of an ecommerce purchase transaction through a network connected automated teller machine

Systems and methods are provided for facilitating alternative payment submissions. According to a one aspect, responsive to a selection by a purchaser that enables receipt of an alternative payment submission in furtherance of a transaction between the purchaser and a vendor, a transaction notification is received, the transaction notification including a payment amount and corresponding to the transaction, a unique identifier is generated, the unique identifier corresponding to the transaction notification, and the unique identifier is provided to a paying party in order to facilitate receipt of the alternative payment submission in furtherance of the transaction.
Mastercard International Incorporated

Processing online transactions

Control or prevention of usage of an online ecommerce system to transfer funds by evaluating proximity between a location where cash payment is made and a location where a cash refund is requested. When the proximity exceeds a distance threshold, the cash refund at the second location is prohibited, and when the proximity is less than the distance threshold, the cash refund is permitted.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Crediting ecommerce entities for conversions

Methods, systems, and apparatus include computer programs encoded on a computer-readable storage medium for crediting an entity for a conversion. A method includes: providing an interface to an entity; receiving transaction information from the entity through the interface; creating a token; providing the token to the entity; storing the transaction information in association with the token in a first log; receiving from the entity a user identifier associated with the transaction along with the token; associating the user identifier with the token in a second log; determining a linking between impressions and conversions including using the token to determine a relevant user identifier and transaction details, and using the determined relevant user identifier to locate prior impressions made to the user; and debiting a content sponsor associated with the prior impression, and crediting a publisher that published the impression and the entity, when a linking impression and conversion is located..
Google Inc.

Apparatus and enhancing electronic commerce via participation incentives

An apparatus and method for enhancing electronic commerce through a dynamic hierarchal protocol of scalable participation incentives for both buyers and sellers. The apparatus and method of use collects a brokerage fee from each consummated transaction and distributes the fee to select participants according to their special and/or relational association to the consummated the transaction.

Electronic commerce web page management

Aspects of the present disclosure are directed toward a method, a system, and a computer program product for displaying a change event for a web page. The method includes receiving a change event location located on a web page in a pre-deployment environment.
International Business Machines Corporation

Methods of augmenting search engines for ecommerce information retrieval

A system for processing a query request on behalf of a user requesting product information, the system comprising: a computer processor for implementing instructions stored in storage to: receive the query request from the user over a communications network, the query including a query term; access product definitions associated with a master and variant record differentiated product database containing the product information for a particular product; compare the query term to the product definitions to determine whether the query term matches one or more master definitions of the product database or one or more variant definitions of the product database; augment the query request based on results of said matches to generate an augmented query request containing augmented query content; send the augmented query request to a search engine for searching against the product database; receive a query result from the search engine containing the product information in response to the augmented query request, the product information including either a representative image of a master record of the particular product from the product database or one or more representative images corresponding to one or more variant records of the particular product from the product database; and send the product information over the communications network to the user for subsequent presentation on a user interface of the user, the product information formatted as a response to the query request.. .
Groupby Inc.

Incremental searching in ecommerce

A method for optimizing identification and access to product records in a product database, the method executed as a set of stored instructions by a computer processor to implement the steps of: receiving over a communications network textual information representing a potential portion of multiple different words or phrases, the textual information being a sequence of characters; searching metadata of each of a set of product listings stored in the product database for one or more of said multiple different words or phrases in the metadata matching the sequence of characters by having the sequence of characters included as a portion of the one or more of said multiple different words or phrases; executing a search query against the set of product listings using the one or more of said multiple different words or phrases to return a query search result containing a plurality of product listings matching the search query; selecting a product listing subset from the query search result, each product listing in the product listing subset associated with respective said metadata containing the sequence of characters; sending over the communications network the product listing subset for display on a user interface as a list of user selectable links, each of the user selectable links in the list for each said product listing coupled to a respective product record of the product records; and receiving over the communications network a link selection from the list of user selectable links and returning the respective product record associated with the link selection.. .
Groupby Inc.

System and facilitating transactions of a physical product or real life service via an augmented reality environment

Techniques are disclosed for facilitating electronic commerce in an augmented reality environment. In some embodiments, a method comprises detecting, by a mobile device, presence of the physical product or the real life service; and presenting, on the mobile device, information to conduct the transaction of a physical product or a real life service via the augmented reality environment.
Zambala Lllp

Information provision device, information provision method, information provision program, and computer-readable storage medium for storing said program

To determine candidates for product purchase in electronic commerce more easily when a user purchases an attracting product through electronic commerce, the server (14a) includes a retrieval api (164a). The retrieval api (164a) receives and analyzes identifying information from a user terminal (12a) having a function of acquiring identifying information for identifying a product and thereby identifies one or more products from the identifying information.
Rakuten, Inc.

Method, system, and computer-readable recording medium for providing electronic commerce consumer with monetary benefits in large amounts

According to one aspect of the present invention, provided is a method for providing an electronic commerce consumer with monetary benefits in large amounts, the method comprising the steps of: receiving consumer information from a consumer terminal device and generating an account of a consumer on the basis of the received consumer information; determining benefits to be provided with regard to the account of the consumer, on the basis of information on purchase of a product by the consumer; and matching a refund corresponding to at least some of the determined benefits to the consumer, wherein the refund is realized sequentially in a delayed manner.. .

Method and system for secure mobile payment transactions

A method for facilitating the widespread use of the pin-debit payment method for internet “ecommerce” and mobile payments sales which requires little or no change for the cardholders, merchants, debit networks and card issuers based primarily on the introduction of a layer of middleware and wherein the debit networks and issuing banks may customize the implementation of the services based on individual strategy and cardholder preferences.. .

Payment device with holographic security element

An object that enables electronic commerce is disclosed where the object has a holographic image on security contacts. The security contacts may be in communication with a security element that provides security features.

Mobile image payment system

A mobile image payment system for mobile commerce, which enables a consumer to use a mobile device to make payments for online, electronic media, print media and pos transactions, involving the presentment of an optical machine readable image. In an embodiment, the consumer scans the encoded, mobile device scannable image that is displayed by a merchant, to initiate a transaction.

Systems and methods to reconcile free-text with structured data

The present application relates generally to systems, software and electronic commerce. More specifically, systems, methods and software to reconcile free-text with structured data are disclosed.

Methods of augmenting search engines for ecommerce information retrieval

Queries against search engines like the google search appliance, elastic search and other readily available search engines to provide meaningful content for the purpose of supporting ecommerce websites. In particular, methods that provide for an intelligent abstraction to know when and how to generate a set of queries, the set of queries including one or more queries that are relevant to the searchable content are disclosed.
Groupby Inc.

System, device, and ecommerce gaming

A system for ecommerce and gaming includes an online sales system and an ecommerce gaming application, such that a customer can play a game on the ecommerce gaming application, and thereby earn shopping discounts, which can be used to purchase products at a reduced price on the online sales system. An ecommerce gaming application can include a processor, a memory, an input/output, a game controller, a discount manager, and a purchasing manager.

Transaction coordinator for digital certificate validation and other services

Systems and methods for facilitating electronic commerce by securely providing certificate-related and other services including certificate validation and warranty. In a preferred embodiment, these services are provided within the context of a four-corner trust model.
Identrust, Inc.

Eletronic commerce transaction system using electronic toll collection transponders

An electronic commerce system to perform a non-toll payment transaction with an electronic toll collection transponder, the transponder being located in a vehicle, the transponder having a transponder memory storing payment information. The electronic commerce system includes a point-of-sale (pos) terminal; and a handheld reader tethered to the pos terminal via a wired communication link.
Kapsch Trafficcom Ag

Email-based donations

An electronic commerce (e-commerce) system may send advertisement emails to customers that are registered with the e-commerce system. The advertisement emails may include mailto links.
@pay Ip Holdings Llc

Ecommerce distribution system failover system and method

Disclosed is a computerized method, non-transitory machine-readable medium and computer system for ensuring that critical information, such as that allowing an ecommerce customer to activate purchased downloadable software, can be retrieved even if issues occur in the primary distribution center. The method receives a call for data (e.g.
Digital River, Inc.

Voice-key electronic commerce

A voice checkout system and method for electronic commerce uses a webpage module to activate a customer's microphone. A recording of a verbal identity code candidate is submitted by a portal to a biometric voiceprint engine which identifies the correct words and vocal patterns of the customer and returns to the seller the information that the transaction is verified.

Convenient electronic commerce

A method of increasing customer convenience in electronic commerce includes displaying a virtual inventory on a social media service, creating an association between an end user and one of a product and service linked to an organization on the social media service, collecting a set of preferences of the user onto a computer database, processing the end user preferences into a computer storage location, sending a notification to a mobile device linked to the end user, collecting user authentication at a physical location to disburse payment from an account linked to the end user on the social media service and on successful authentication from a computer server associated with the physical location, accepting a payment from an end user linked account into an organization linked account.. .
Infosys Limited

Controlling ecommerce authentication based on comparing merchant information of ecommerce authentication requests

A method of operating a computer system is disclosed. An ecommerce authentication request is received from a merchant node.
Ca, Inc.

Controlling ecommerce authentication based on comparing cardholder information among ecommerce authentication requests from merchant nodes

A method of operating a computer system is disclosed. An ecommerce authentication request is received from a merchant node.
Ca, Inc.

Controlling ecommerce authentication with non-linear analytical models

A method of operating a computer system is disclosed. An ecommerce authentication request is received.
Ca, Inc.

Adaptive information regions displaying content associated with an electronic commerce system

Disclosed are various embodiments for displaying content. A display area includes multiple information regions presenting content.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Method and system for conducting electronic commerce, gifting, and invitation through electronic greeting card and greeting video

Systems and method for conducting on-line commerce are disclosed. The method includes creating an electronic card that contains a pictorial representation of at least one object available for a commercial transaction; associating the pictorial representation of the at least one object with a url link to a webpage containing information about the least one object; providing on the electronic card a pathway for conducting a commercial transaction related to the at least one object; and sending the electronic card in association with an electronic message to a recipient..

Method and system to conduct electronic commerce through motion pictures or life performance events

Systems and methods for enabling a viewer of a motion art form to select an object of interest from within the motion art form are disclosed. The system includes a computing device configured to: receive at least one selection signal from at least one viewer; synchronize the at least one selection signal with an elapse time of the motion art form; and transmit the at least one selection signal to a destination..

System and an interactive shopping news and price information service

A system and associated method for assisting a user to efficiently query for product information and promotional information available from electronic commerce websites over the internet includes a sub-server for searching the electronic commerce websites, a controlling server, and a local database. The method involves determining whether product information related to a user query is cached in a local database and if the requested information is not cached, searching the electronic commerce websites for the requested information..
Tensilrus Capital Nv Llc

Automatic machine translation using user feedback

Publication system, such as ecommerce system, machine translation translates a query in a first language to a second language to query an ecommerce database maintained in the second language and obtain a result set responsive to the query. Human feedback relating to the result set is detected.
Ebay Inc.

Systems and methods for facilitating account verification over a network

In accordance with embodiments of the present disclosure, systems and methods for facilitating electronic commerce over a network include generating a transfer code for a client, associating the transfer code to a client account related to the client, providing the transfer code to the client over the network, receiving a fund transfer request from a trusted entity on behalf of the client over the network, the fund transfer request including the transfer code, extracting information from the fund transfer request including the transfer code associated with the fund transfer request, accessing the client account related to the client, extracting information from the client account including the transfer code associated with the client account, and verifying the transfer code of the fund transfer request by determining whether the transfer code associated with the client account matches the transfer code extracted from the fund transfer request.. .
Ebay Inc.

Systems and methods for facilitating the approval and use of a credit account via mobile commerce

A consumer can receive a new credit application at their mobile device. The consumer can complete and electronically transmit the credit application via a mobile application on their mobile device.
First Data Corporation

Mobile commerce framework

A subscription-based system for providing commerce information for one or more mobile devices for one or more merchants. Some techniques employed feature a subscription-based method for presenting commercial resources to a mobile device.
Hothand, Inc.

Mobile commerce system

A mobile commerce system including a multiplicity of mobile device-point of sale communication (mpc)-equipped mobile devices, a plurality of mpc-enabled point-of-sale (pos) devices, at least one pos configuration server for configuring the plurality of mpc-enabled pos devices, at least one mpc-equipped mobile device configuration server for configuring the plurality of mpc-equipped mobile devices and at least one mobile marketing platform server operative to introduce transaction value certificate (tvc)-related functions and to communicate both with the at least one pos configuration server and the at least one mpc-equipped mobile device configuration server to coordinate operation thereof so that the mpc-enabled pos devices will be “tap-ready” for carrying out the tvc-related functions.. .
Verifone, Inc.

Unipons

A system which provides information to customers in various ways about a discount a brand is offering to purchase a product. Once the customer chooses a discount offer, instead of having multiple coupons to purchase different products, the customer only needs one coupon in each case to purchase the item and receive the discount.

Shopping e-money management service method in electronic commerce using internet and computer-readable recording medium having program recorded thereon for executing same

The present invention relates to a shopping e-money management service method in an electronic commerce using the internet, wherein the shopping e-money is provided to a newly registered member or a product non-shopper who does not have a product purchase list for a certain period of time such that the member or the non-shopper can use a fixed amount of money like cash for a monthly installment, thereby enabling cost efficiency and inducing continuous purchases.. .
Ebay Korea Co., Ltd.

Identifying purchase patterns and marketing based on user mood

A system and method for facilitating electronic commerce over a network, according to one or more embodiments, includes communicating with a user via a user device and a business entity via a business entity device over the network, monitoring user navigation events over the network, determining a mood of the user based on user navigation behavior, marketing to the user based on the mood of the user, and storing user information related to the user navigation events and the mood of the user.. .
Ebay Inc.

Client online account minimum advertised price (map) policy management application system, method and computer program product

A system, method or computer program product for minimum advertised price (map) policy and account management may include gathering online product pricing information from online sites advertising client product(s), including receiving client product and price information; receiving account information of the client including, e.g., name of an account advertising client product(s) or identifier of an online account site advertising the client product(s); gathering advertised client product and price information including: searching an online site (e.g., marketplace, aggregator, search engine, or account ecommerce site); saving the online advertised product and pricing data; and matching online advertised product and pricing data to client account; and presenting the online advertised product and price data related to the client product and pricing. The method may include communicating mapp breaks to accounts; tracking communication history; measuring product advertising and/or search engine optimization effort; identifying prospects by effort measured; and/or client product placement by account..
Lj&l Enterprises, Llc

Method and searching information in electronic commerce platform

The present disclosure provides a method for searching information in electronic commerce platform including: organizing information in the electronic commerce platform in advance according to categories, products and commodities; wherein each product includes a product name and attribute information including attribute names and all possible attribute values corresponding to each attribute name; obtaining one search keyword, matching the search keyword with attribute values of each product, respectively, and using successfully matched products to form a first search result set; matching the search keyword with a product name of each product, respectively, and using successfully matched products to form a second search result set; displaying each search result. A displaying order of each search result in the first search result set takes precedent over a displaying order of each search result in the second search result set.
Beijing Jingdong Shangke Information Technology Co., Ltd.

Method, device, and system of protecting a log-in process of a computerized service

Devices, systems, and methods of detecting user identity, differentiating between users of a computerized service, and detecting a cyber-attacker. An end-user device (a desktop computer, a laptop computer, a smartphone, a tablet, or the like) interacts and communicates with a server of a computerized server (a banking website, an electronic commerce website, or the like).
Biocatch Ltd.

Method, device, and system of generating fraud-alerts for cyber-attacks

Devices, systems, and methods of detecting user identity, differentiating between users of a computerized service, and detecting a cyber-attacker. An end-user device (a desktop computer, a laptop computer, a smartphone, a tablet, or the like) interacts and communicates with a server of a computerized server (a banking website, an electronic commerce website, or the like).
Biocatch Ltd.

Method, device, and system of differentiating between virtual machine and non-virtualized device

Devices, systems, and methods of detecting user identity, differentiating between users of a computerized service, and detecting a cyber-attacker. An end-user device (a desktop computer, a laptop computer, a smartphone, a tablet, or the like) interacts and communicates with a server of a computerized server (a banking website, an electronic commerce website, or the like).
Biocatch Ltd.

Smart phone system and method

A system and method for remediation, curing concerns, and transferring information associated with declined transactions is disclosed. The present disclosure generally relates to electronic commerce, and more particularly, to a system and method of validation and efficiency associated with electronic commerce..
American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.

Method and system for secure mobile payment transactions

A method for facilitating the widespread use of the pin-debit payment method for internet “ecommerce” and mobile payments sales which requires little or no change for the cardholders, merchants, debit networks and card issuers based primarily on the introduction of a layer of middleware and wherein the debit networks and issuing banks may customize the implementation of the services based on individual strategy and cardholder preferences.. .
Collective Dynamics Llc

Method, device, and system of differentiating among users based on user classification

Devices, systems, and methods of detecting user identity, differentiating between users of a computerized service, and detecting a cyber-attacker. An end-user device interacts and communicates with a server of a computerized server (a banking website, an electronic commerce website, or the like).
Biocatch Ltd.

Method, device, and system of differentiating between a legitimate user and a cyber-attacker

Devices, systems, and methods of detecting user identity, differentiating between users of a computerized service, and detecting a cyber-attacker. An end-user device (a desktop computer, a laptop computer, a smartphone, a tablet, or the like) interacts and communicates with a server of a computerized server (a banking website, an electronic commerce website, or the like).
Biocatch Ltd.

Method, device, and system of differentiating among users based on responses to injected interferences

Devices, systems, and methods of detecting user identity, differentiating between users of a computerized service, and detecting a cyber-attacker. An end-user device (a desktop computer, a laptop computer, a smartphone, a tablet, or the like) interacts and communicates with a server of a computerized server (a banking website, an electronic commerce website, or the like).
Biocatch Ltd.

Method, device, and system of differentiating among users based on platform configurations

Devices, systems, and methods of detecting user identity, differentiating between users of a computerized service, and detecting a cyber-attacker. An end-user device interacts and communicates with a server of a computerized server (a banking website, an electronic commerce website, or the like).
Biocatch Ltd.

Interacting with electronic commerce users using social media

Methods, systems, and apparatus for enhancing electronic commerce using social media are described. A user is invited to like a web page.
Ebay Inc.

Social and commercial internet platform for correlating, crowdsourcing, and convening people and products of related characteristics into a virtual social network

A social network and related database useful for electronic commerce on a computer network, that includes a registry users and related data including profiles, a plurality of websites that publish product reviews, posts, messages, advertisements, providing links from websites based upon shared affinities of users and affinity group websites that allow users to create temporary affinity groups relating to items of commerce and transmitting messages to potential interested users for the purpose of consolidating purchasing power and transmitting information relating to said temporary affinity groups to product vendors.. .

Electronic commerce using social media

Methods, systems, and apparatus for enhancing electronic commerce using social media are described. A selection by a user of an object in a first image is obtained and the object is identified using image processing.
Ebay Inc.

Methods, systems, and enhancing electronic commerce using social media

Methods, systems, and apparatus for enhancing electronic commerce using social media are described. Social media information is analyzed to determine a social media strategy and a strategy template is determined based on the defined social media strategy.
Ebay Inc.

Cyber life electronic networking and commerce operating exchange

A cyber-life electronic commerce and system control device is disclosed having a three dimensional or other image of an area stored on a server. An operating exchange interfaces with the image to enable an individual to manipulate virtual control elements within the operating exchange.

Electronic commerce system and method

A method of electronic commerce includes a system at a first location receiving a buyer order communicated to the system, wherein the buyer order specifies a plurality of order characteristics selected from product components, product attributes, a product price, and/or delivery terms. The system identifies one or more inventory products of at least one merchant having the order characteristics of the buyer order.

Method, server, client terminal, and electronic commerce system for product comparison

A method for product comparison is described, including: receiving a product comparison request sent by a client terminal, the product comparison request carrying identification information of at least two products to be compared; pulling attribute information of each of the at least two products according to the identification information of each of the at least two products; calculating an integrated score of each of the at least two products according to the attribute information of each of the at least two products; and generating comparison information of the at least two products, and returning the comparison information to the client terminal. Further, a server, a client terminal, and an electronic commerce system are also described.
Tencent Technology (shenzhen)company Limited

Comparison shop ad units

Merchants create ecommerce-enabled ad units advertising items offered by the merchants. The ad units contain functionality enabling customers to purchase the items by interacting with the ad units.
Google Inc.





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