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 System for hybrid incremental approach to query processing and method therefor patent thumbnailSystem 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.


 Manipulation of dynamically assembled ecommerce web pages patent thumbnailManipulation 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


 Domain-specific hardwired ecommerce learning machine patent thumbnailDomain-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 patent thumbnailCigar 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 patent thumbnailMulti-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.

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


 3d imaging patent thumbnail3d 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 patent thumbnailDetermining 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.


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


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

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.

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

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.

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.

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 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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.. .

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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



Ecommerce topics:
  • Prospective
  • Exponential
  • Content Management
  • Transactions
  • Communications
  • Authentication
  • Credit Card
  • Constraints
  • Telecommunication
  • Mobile Commerce
  • Telecommunications
  • Content Management System
  • Electronic Device
  • Accessibility
  • Mobile Application


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