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09/11/14
20140259227
 Alfalfa plant and seed corresponding to transgenic event kk 179-2 and methods for detection thereof patent thumbnailAlfalfa plant and seed corresponding to transgenic event kk 179-2 and methods for detection thereof
The present invention provides a transgenic alfalfa event kk 179-2. The invention also provides cells, plant parts, seeds, plants, commodity products related to the event, and dna molecules that are unique to the event and were created by the insertion of transgenic dna into the genome of a alfalfa plant.
09/11/14
20140259225
 Manipulation of serine/threonine protein phosphatases for crop improvement patent thumbnailManipulation of serine/threonine protein phosphatases for crop improvement
Methods and compositions relating to altering nitrogen utilization and/or uptake or yield in plants. Recombinant expression cassettes, host cells and transgenic plants are described.
09/11/14
20140259224
 Transgenic plants with enhanced traits and methods of producing thereof patent thumbnailTransgenic plants with enhanced traits and methods of producing thereof
The present disclosure provides methods of producing a plant that exhibits an enhanced trait selected from the group consisting of altered hexose sugar level, altered starch level, altered sucrose phosphate synthase activity, altered ureide level and delayed senescence, as compared to a control plant. The present disclosure also provides transgenic cells, plants, plant parts, seeds, progeny plants, products or commodity products produced by this method..
09/11/14
20140259223
 Methods for producing cinnamolide and/or drimendiol patent thumbnailMethods for producing cinnamolide and/or drimendiol
Described is a nucleic acid sequence isolated from persicaria hydropiper and encoding a drimenol oxidase protein, expression vectors comprising such nucleic acid sequence, chimeric genes comprising such nucleic acid sequence, host cells or host organisms altered to harbour the drimenol oxidase nucleic acid sequence, and the drimenol oxidase protein itself. Methods for producing cinnamolide and/or drimendiol and/or enhanced levels of cinnamolide and/or drimendiol, in a cell or organism harbouring such nucleic acid sequence are provided.
09/11/14
20140259219
 Soybean ef1a2 promoter and its use in constitutive expression of transgenic genes in plants patent thumbnailSoybean ef1a2 promoter and its use in constitutive expression of transgenic genes in plants
The promoter of a soybean translation elongation factor ef1 alpha and fragments thereof and their use in promoting the expression of one or more heterologous nucleic acid fragments in a tissue-independent or constitutive manner in plants are described.. .
09/11/14
20140259218
 Nucleic acid molecules and other molecules associated with plants and uses thereof for plant improvement patent thumbnailNucleic acid molecules and other molecules associated with plants and uses thereof for plant improvement
Recombinant polynucleotides and recombinant polypeptides useful for improvement of plants are provided. The disclosed recombinant polynucleotides and recombinant polypeptides find use in production of transgenic plants to produce plants having improved properties..
09/11/14
20140259216
 Nucleic acid sequences encoding transcription factors regulating alkaloid biosynthesis and their use in modifying plant metabolism patent thumbnailNucleic acid sequences encoding transcription factors regulating alkaloid biosynthesis and their use in modifying plant metabolism
Plant metabolism and alkaloid levels can be regulated by transcription factors that regulate the nicotinic alkaloid biosynthetic pathway. In one embodiment, the disclosure provides a transcription factor that negatively regulates alkaloid biosynthesis, such as nicotine biosynthesis..
09/11/14
20140259213
 Hppd variants and methods of use patent thumbnailHppd variants and methods of use
The present invention relates to an isolated nucleic acid comprising a nucleotide sequence encoding a mutated hppd protein, wherein said mutated hppd protein has hppd activity, wherein in said mutated hppd protein at least one amino acid has been replaced so that the resulting amino acid sequence comprises at least one amino acid selected from certain amino acids at specific positions important for conferring an increased hppd inhibitor tolerance. The present invention also relates to proteins encoded by the nucleic acid of the invention, to chimeric genes, plant cells comprising the nucleic acid of the invention operably linked to a plant-expressible promoter and optionally a transcription termination and polyadenylation region, plants essentially consisting of the plant cells of the invention and methods of obtaining transgenic plants..
09/11/14
20140259210
 Leaf lettuce mutant allele patent thumbnailLeaf lettuce mutant allele
The present invention is directed toward leaf lettuce varieties containing mutant allele vstma1 that exhibit tan seed color. The invention relates to the seeds, plants and plant parts of lettuce plants containing mutant allele vstma1 and to methods for producing a lettuce plant by crossing lettuce plants containing mutant allele vstma1 with itself or another lettuce cultivar.
09/11/14
20140259206
 Lettuce cultivar palermo patent thumbnailLettuce cultivar palermo
A lettuce cultivar, designated palermo, is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds, plants and plant parts of lettuce cultivar palermo and to methods for producing a lettuce plant by crossing the cultivar palermo with itself or another lettuce cultivar.
09/11/14
20140259205
Lettuce cultivar cielo verde
A lettuce cultivar, designated cielo verde, is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds, plants and plant parts of lettuce cultivar cielo verde and to methods for producing a lettuce plant by crossing the cultivar cielo verde with itself or another lettuce cultivar.
09/11/14
20140259197
Nucleic acid sequences encoding transcription factors regulating alkaloid biosynthesis and their use in modifying plant metabolism
Plant metabolism and alkaloid levels can be regulated by transcription factors that regulate the nicotinic alkaloid biosynthetic pathway. In one embodiment, the disclosure provides a transcription factor that negatively regulates alkaloid biosynthesis, such as nicotine biosynthesis..
09/11/14
20140259196
Agronomically elite soybeans with high beta-conglycinin content
The invention overcomes the deficiencies of the art by providing an agronomically elite soybean plant with non-transgenic mutations of at least two of the glycinin subunits selected from the group consisting of gy1, gy2, gy3, gy4, and gy5, such as conferring a gy2 and gy4 null phenotype and increased β-conglycinin content in seed. The invention also provides derivatives, and plant parts of these plants and uses thereof.
09/11/14
20140259192
Transgenic animal comprising a deletion or functional deletion of the 3'utr of an endogenous gene
The present invention relates to the fields of knockout (ko) animal production. The invention is directed to a transgenic ko animal comprising a heterozygous or homozygous deletion or functional deletion of the gene's native 3′ untranslated region (3′utr) at least in one of its endogenous gene loci, wherein the disrupted endogenous gene is transcribed into an m rna without its native 3′utr.
09/11/14
20140259160
Detection of a threat in a communications network
Disclosed is a method for detecting a threat against a host computer coupled to the front-end computer. A communication connection is established between the host computer and a source computer with a handshake procedure through a front-end computer.
09/11/14
20140259155
Process authentication method and electronic device implementing the same
A method and a device for authenticating a process in a computing device allowing an application loaded into a memory to operate as a process are provided. The method includes receiving a message requesting authentication of the process, acquiring unique information of the process from an operating system of the process in response to the message requesting authentication of the process, comparing the acquired unique information with unique information previously stored in a memory, and determining that the authentication of the process has succeeded, when the acquired unique information coincides with the unique information previously stored..
09/11/14
20140259152
Apparatus and method for configuring password and for releasing lock
Methods of configuring a different authority for a plurality of users to use at least one application in an electronic device. User inputs are received to set passwords for respective user levels, where each user level is associated with a different authority to access applications.
09/11/14
20140259150
Method and apparatus for recognizing pattern
A method in an electronic device is provided. The method includes displaying a polygon comprising a plurality of line segments on a screen, receiving a drag input from a user, and detecting at least one intersection between the drag input and one of the plurality of line segments.
09/11/14
20140259143
Communication system for a motor vehicle
A communication system for a motor vehicle comprises a telemetry terminal with a plurality of interfaces, a motor vehicle control device terminal, a bus by means of which the telemetry terminal and the motor vehicle control device terminal are communicating with each other, and a firewall which monitors the communication between the telemetry terminal and the motor vehicle control device terminal.. .
09/11/14
20140259139
System and method for tracking network traffic of users in a research panel
A network access device directs an electronic device, distinct from the network access device, to display graphical user interface, the graphical user interface comprising a network access self-identification user interface. The network access device obtains a selection of a user identification option, through the self-identification user interface.
09/11/14
20140259133
Method for anonymously associating measurement device measurements to a source id
Proposed invention refers to a method for anonymously associating health monitoring device measurements to a user id. The invention comprises the steps of: registering in a server a user associated with an id and a first set of metadata; registering a health monitoring device associated to a second id and a second set of metadata; then, sending through a first communication channel the id associated to the user and the first set of metadata to the server by a communication device; taking a measurement of the user by the health monitoring device and sending through a second communication channel said measurement associated to the second id and the second set of metadata to the server; comparing the metadata stored in the server; and finally associating the first id with the measurements taken by the health monitoring device corresponding to the second set of metadata, being based the association on the results of the previous comparison..
09/11/14
20140259128
Access authentication method and system
A method of authenticating access to an electrical device. The method comprises comparing, at an electronic processor, one or more patterns of temporal or physical properties, associated with an access entry string, to a non-transitory electronic profile data base of ranges of the corresponding patterns, from previously approved access entry strings.
09/11/14
20140259127
Extending and re-using an ip multimedia subsystem (ims)
Systems and methods for extending and re-using an ip multimedia subsystem (ims) to extend the trust relationship from a closed group of customers of wireless service providers to users of other ecosystems (e.g., gmail, facebook, or yahoo!) for ims services. Some embodiments include receiving a request from an initiating device to establish a service connection between the initiating device and an endpoint through an internet protocol multimedia subsystem (ims) session.
09/11/14
20140259115
Authentication for network access related applications
In one embodiment a controller comprises logic to receive, via a near field communication link, an identification packet generated by a remote authentication provider, associate an electronic signature with the identification packet, transmit the identification packet to a remote authentication provider, receive an authorization from the remote authentication provider, receive login information associated with the identification packet, and initiate a login procedure using the login information. Other embodiments may be described..
09/11/14
20140259110
Communication system and method, information processing terminal and method, and information processing device and method
The present invention relates to a communication system and method, an information processing terminal and method, and an information processing device and method which enable simple and secure restricted access. When a pda 11 is brought close, a reader 2 of a personal computer 1 reads a device id form an ic tag 12.
09/11/14
20140259109
Edge server selection for enhanced services network
An enhanced services network provides enhanced privacy and/or security over public networks to client subscribers of the service. Client devices access the enhanced services network over a public communications network (e.g., the internet, cellular network, etc.) via a client-side edge server of the enhanced services network.
09/11/14
20140259094
Security for network delivered services
A computer-implemented method for accessing a hosted service on client devices is described. The client devices include client software that uses a remotely delivered policy to redirect network requests for hosted services to a server to enforce visibility, policy and data security for network delivered services.
09/11/14
20140259093
Security for network delivered services
A computer-implemented method for accessing a hosted service on client devices is described. The client devices include client software that uses a remotely delivered policy to redirect network requests for hosted services to a server to enforce visibility, policy and data security for network delivered services.
09/11/14
20140259081
System and method for distributing content through a set-top box
A system and method for distributing content through a set-top box. A number of wireless devices are registered for a communications session with the set-top box.
09/11/14
20140259071
Method for virtual channel management, network-based multimedia reproduction system with virtual channel, and computer readable storage medium
Method for virtual channel management, in an embodiment, for use in an electronic device includes the following steps. At least one command indicating virtual channel management is detected.
09/11/14
20140259062
Media sharing and communication system
The present invention relates generally to media sharing and communication systems and methods of providing the same. In one exemplary embodiment, the system includes a media content provider configured to disseminate media to a plurality of media receivers.
09/11/14
20140259036
Device-agnostic content management, playback and status monitoring system
A system is provided that includes a software agent, an electronic device, a display, and a content management system. The electronic device accesses the software agent and interprets it with a software application, such as a web browser.
09/11/14
20140259029
Multi-input control method and system, and electronic device supporting the same
A multi-input control method and system, and an electronic device supporting the same are provided. The multi-input control method includes receiving an activation request for multiple applications (apps), identifying one or more input units to operate the multiple apps, and assigning the input units to the multiple apps according to occurrence of an event or preset information so that the input units are operable to operate the apps in an independent manner..
09/11/14
20140259026
Method and device for executing multi-task by microcontroller of electronic cigarette
The present invention discloses method and device for executing multi-tasks by a microcontroller of an electronic cigarette. The method includes these steps: determining tasks to be executed by the microcontroller and an allowed time interval between two executions of each of the tasks; dividing executing time of each task into a plurality of time slices in orderly, and making the sum of the time slices of each task to be less than or equal to the minimum value of all of the time interval; setting a status bit for each task, and directing the status bit to the time slice of the task; executing each task according to a time slice corresponding to the current status bit of the task, and switching to a next task while the time slice corresponding to the current status bit ends..
09/11/14
20140259006
Application management for a wireless communication device
A wireless communication device receives a user request to download a software application and wirelessly receives the software application. The wireless communication device presents multiple application management tiers for the software application.
09/11/14
20140259004
System for trusted application deployment
A system and method for verifying content distributed by a distributed authority system over a communications network are presented. In step a) software content is requested from a distribution center communicatively coupled to the communications network, and in step b) a package is received from the distribution center.
09/11/14
20140259003
Method for trusted application deployment
A system and method for verifying content distributed by a distributed authority system over a communications network are presented. In step a) software content is requested from a distribution center communicatively coupled to the communications network, and in step b) a package is received from the distribution center.
09/11/14
20140258942
Interaction of multiple perceptual sensing inputs
A system and method for using multiple perceptual sensing technologies to capture information about a user's actions and for synergistically processing the information is described. Non-limiting examples of perceptual sensing technologies include gesture recognition using depth sensors, two-dimensional cameras, gaze detection, and/or speech recognition.
09/11/14
20140258937
Method for controlling display and an electronic device thereof
An apparatus and a method for displaying a shortcut object in a locked electronic device are provided. A method for controlling a lock function of the electronic device includes detecting a touch input for displaying at least one shortcut object list in a lock screen, displaying a preset shortcut object list according to the detected touch input in a lock mode, selecting at least one shortcut object of the shortcut object list, and executing an application corresponding the selected shortcut object..
09/11/14
20140258934
Tag ticker display on a mobile device
A method of providing a link to mobile content on a mobile device includes receiving a plurality of tags at the mobile device, each tag having at least one piece of mobile content associated therewith. The mobile content is in a format suitable for transmission over a wireless communication network.
09/11/14
20140258932
Method and apparatus for controlling user interface by using objects at a distance from a device without touching
Disclosed herein are a method and apparatus for controlling a user interface in an electronic device. Content details are displayed and scrolled at an initial scroll speed.
09/11/14
20140258922
Electronic apparatus displaying representative information and control method thereof
A method of controlling an electronic apparatus that displays representative information is provided. The method includes displaying the content on a display unit, detecting a gesture for scrolling the content, scrolling the content upon the gesture being detected, extracting representative information of the content, displaying the representative information of the content, and stopping the scrolling of the content..
09/11/14
20140258919
View mode switch of graphical user interface
A method for implementing a view mode switch of a graphical user interface (gui) is disclosed. The method is performed at an electronic device with a touch screen display.
09/11/14
20140258912
Electronic book inscription system
A portion of an electronic book is displayed and a selection of a position within the portion is received. The content of the electronic book is analyzed to determine an amount of whitespace that corresponds to the selected position.
09/11/14
20140258909
Remote control device and method of controlling other devices using the same
Provided is a method of controlling an electronic device by using a remote control device comprising a touch screen, the method including selecting one of a plurality of functions supported by the electronic device via the touch screen, sequentially displaying a plurality of user interfaces, usable for controlling the function selected with an input detected by the touch screen, one-by-one, and controlling the electronic device by using one of the plurality of user interfaces that are sequentially displayed.. .
09/11/14
20140258898
User interface for drawing with electronic devices
A method, apparatus and computer program for forming graphics in a drawing area based on user instructions. In response to addition or changing of a first graphical object, an interaction zone is formed around the first graphical object for a given continuation period.
09/11/14
20140258896
Method for positioning of control elements within gui
The present invention relates to a method for positioning of control elements within a graphical user interface (gui) of a control unit, the method comprising the steps of determining a plurality of functions, represented by a corresponding plurality of control elements, of a first electronic device to be controlled, positioning the plurality of control elements for the first electronic device at predefined positions within the gui by rating the related functionality of each of the plurality of functions by comparing the rating with a predetermined priority definition of different positions within the gui, and displaying the gui advantages with the invention comprises the possibility to dynamically and on-the-fly position control elements, e.g. Buttons presented in gui, based on a matching between rating of the functionality corresponding to the control elements and a rating of different positions within the gui..
09/11/14
20140258891
Electronic device, storage medium and method for processing information
The present invention discloses an electronic device, a storage medium, and a method for processing information. The method includes: a browser receiving non-processed information, and calling a corresponding browser plugin according to a type of the non-processed information; and the browser calling a corresponding third-party software through the browser plug-in, and processing the non-processed information using the third-party software.
09/11/14
20140258876
Electronic apparatus that displays message screen
An electronic apparatus includes: an operation panel configured to display a screen and receive an operation performed by a user; an agent unit configured to, upon receipt of message data from a remote maintenance server on a maintenance service provider side, provide an instruction to display a message screen based on the message data; and a display control unit configured to control the display of a screen on the operation panel and configured to, when the instruction to display the message screen is received while an operation screen is being displayed, display the message screen on the operation panel upon detection of an end of an operation of the operation panel performed by the user.. .
09/11/14
20140258854
Method and apparatus for snapping to predefined locations on a scroll bar while navigating through a media program
A media program is displayed on a touch-sensitive screen of an electronic device. On the touch-sensitive screen, a scroll bar and an indicator are displayed.
09/11/14
20140258850
Systems and methods for managing the display of images
Methods and systems for updating a user interface with images having common attributes or parameters. According to aspects, a user of a social networking application may be connected to multiple other users of the application.
09/11/14
20140258839
Systems and methods for customizing electronic documents based on use patterns
Systems and methods for customizing electronic documents based on use patterns are provided. A computer implemented method for customizing an electronic document, comprises automatically monitoring an interaction of a user with the document on an electronic device for reading the document to determine an area of interest of the document, determining the area of interest based on the user interaction, and altering cumulatively at least one of the appearance or behavior of the document on the electronic device at the area of interest, wherein the cumulative alteration is a function of a variable measure of the user interaction over a range..
09/11/14
20140258833
Systems and methods for customizing electronic documents based on use patterns
Systems and methods for customizing electronic documents based on use patterns are provided. A computer implemented method for customizing an electronic document, comprises automatically monitoring an interaction of a user with the document on an electronic device for reading the document to determine an area of interest of the document, determining the area of interest based on the user interaction, and altering cumulatively at least one of the appearance or behavior of the document on the electronic device at the area of interest, wherein the cumulative alteration is a function of a variable measure of the user interaction over a range..
09/11/14
20140258819
Information servicing method and system
An information servicing method and an accompanying system use the vpn wireless communication channel of information service provider to transmit pure text contents of each information record to corresponding user devices, and use another wireless communication channel to transmit multimedia contents contained in the information record to the user devices; such that usage of communication bandwidth of the vpn wireless communication channel can be substantially minimized and the cost thereof can also be reduced. The information service provider includes a server which analyzes each information record in advance to obtain a goods symbol corresponding to the information record.
09/11/14
20140258813
Network system configured for resolving forward error correction during a data mode
One embodiment provides a method for resolving a forward error correction (fec) protocol. The method includes requesting, by a network node element during an auto-negotiation period between the node element and a link partner, to resolve at least one fec mode during a data mode period; wherein the auto-negotiation period and the data mode period are defined by an ethernet communications protocol and the auto-negotiation period occurs before the data mode period; determining, by the network node element during the data mode period, at least one channel quality parameter of at least one channel of a communication link between the network node element and the link partner; and determining, by the network node element during the data mode period, whether to enable or disable at least one fec mode for use by the network node element based on, at least in part, the at least one channel quality parameter..
09/11/14
20140258779
Communication analyzer
Descriptions of communication interactions can be used to create a simulation of actual systems that send and receive communications including but not limited to messages complying with a protocol, events and so on. The communication interaction, event, state and state transitions of protocol or software components can be modeled to determine outcome and to validate the format and semantics of events, interaction values, etc.
09/11/14
20140258748
Collective operation management in a parallel computer
Methods, apparatuses, and computer program products for collective operation management in a parallel computer are provided. Embodiments include a parallel computer having a first compute node operatively coupled for data communications over a tree data communications network with a plurality of child compute nodes.
09/11/14
20140258746
Collective operation management in a parallel computer
Methods, apparatuses, and computer program products for collective operation management in a parallel computer are provided. Embodiments include a parallel computer having a first compute node operatively coupled for data communications over a tree data communications network with a plurality of child compute nodes.
09/11/14
20140258741
Protective device and method for preventing supply voltage sag of microcontroller from sagin electronic cigarette
A protective device and method for preventing supply voltage of microcontroller from sag in electronic cigarette is provided, comprising a microcontroller, a power supply module, a field effect transistor, an energy storage circuit, wherein, the energy storage circuit is connected between the microcontroller and the power supply module, the energy storage circuit supplies electric power to the microcontroller when an over current or short circuit occurs, and maintains the supply voltage of the microcontroller not being less than its minimal operating voltage in a certain period of time; the microcontroller processes the over current or short circuit signal and turns off the mosfet to cut off the current flow in a load circuit. The unstable or uncontrollable phenomena of the microcontroller in the existing technology are resolved.
09/11/14
20140258738
Employing power over ethernet for auxiliary power in computer systems
Methods and apparatus for implementing power over ethernet (poe) for auxiliary power in computer systems. Under aspects of the methods, one or more voltage inputs comprising standard power input is employed by a power control component in a network interface in an apparatus such as a network adaptor board, a system on a chip (soc), computer server or server blade to supply power to a network controller on the apparatus when the apparatus is operating at a normal power state.
09/11/14
20140258734
Data security method and electronic device implementing the same
A method and an apparatus that may safely secure data in an electronic device including a computing resource, that is, software (for example, an operating system) and hardware (for example, a memory and a central processing unit (cpu)) for operating the electronic device are provided. The method includes receiving a request for an application key from a data generation application or a proxy application that executes encryption of data in place of the data generation application, generating an application key using an application identification (id) corresponding to the data generation application and a security key stored in a secure area of the electronic device, in response to the request, and encrypting data using the generated application key..
09/11/14
20140258726
Smart card, electronic device, and portable electronic device
According to an embodiment, a smart card includes a communication section, a generation part, a first record section and an erasure section. The communication section transmits and receives data with the external device.
09/11/14
20140258725
Systems and methods for implementing transparent encryption
A method of providing transparent encryption for a web resource includes a key manager receiving an encryption key policy; receiving user identifiers and resource locators; defining an access control list based the user identifiers; generating an encryption key and a key identifier for a first resource locator; and establishing a secure communication channel between first and second watchdog modules. The method also includes the watchdog sending encryption information using the secure communication channel.
09/11/14
20140258721
Linear feedback shift register (lfsr)
A wireless communication device is described. The wireless communication device includes a linear feedback shift register.
09/11/14
20140258710
Mobile handset identification and communication authentication
Disclosed is a system and method for authenticating a communications channel between a mobile handset associated with a user and an application server for uniquely identifying the mobile handset and for encrypting communications between the mobile handset and the application server over the communication channel is provided. The system includes a certificate authority configured to issue digital certificates to the handset and the application server, as well as software applications operating on both the handset and application server.
09/11/14
20140258707
Secure communications system for direct transfer between mobile device
Apparatus and associated methods relate to securely transmitting, directly between two mobile devices, aes-256 encrypted file attachments which are decrypted within an application program (app) using a decryption key that is available only to the app. In an illustrative embodiment, the encrypted file may be attached to an e-mail.
09/11/14
20140258706
Gesture-initiated encryption using error correction coding
Methods and systems for providing gesture-based security are disclosed. For example, a method for establishing secure communications can include receiving one or more human gestures using a sensor on a first device, quantizing the one or more human gestures so as to create a metric of the one or more human gestures, performing an error correction operation on the metric using error correction information derived from a template of the metric to create a corrected metric, performing a hashing operation on the corrected metric to create a metric hash, and comparing the metric hash to a hash of the template to verify that the one or more human gestures sufficiently conform to the template..
09/11/14
20140258689
Processor for large graph algorithm computations and matrix operations
A node processor and method for performing matrix operations includes storing, in memory, non-zero matrix elements of a first sparse matrix, non-zero matrix elements of a second sparse matrix, and matrix elements of a sparse results matrix mapped to the node processor. A matrix communications module exchanges with other node processors, non-zero matrix elements of one or more of the first sparse matrix, second sparse matrix, and sparse results matrix.
09/11/14
20140258686
Integrated circuit, electronic device and instruction scheduling method
An integrated circuit comprising a set of data processing units including a first data processing unit and at least one second data processing unit operable at variable frequencies is disclosed. The integrated circuit further includes an instruction scheduler adapted to evaluate data dependencies between individual instructions in a received plurality of instructions and assign the instructions to the first data processing unit and the at least one second data processing unit for parallel execution in accordance with said data dependencies.
09/11/14
20140258626
Electronic devices having semiconductor memory unit
An electronic device includes: a variable resistance element having a first electrode, a variable resistance layer, and a second electrode which are sequentially stacked therein; a spacer formed on the sidewall of the variable resistance element; and a conductive line covering the variable resistance element including the spacer.. .
09/11/14
20140258576
Communication device, communication method, and communication system
A slave device (20), which is a communication device, receives and analyzes commands, and returns the results to a master device (10). During the command analysis period, an iic control unit (205) and a cpu (210), which form a control unit, control an scl control unit (201) so as to stop an scl signal.
09/11/14
20140258573
Systems and methods for master arbitration
A power system is provided. The power system includes a communications bus and a plurality of modules communicatively coupled to the communications bus.
09/11/14
20140258557
Positionparameterized recursive network architecture with topological addressing
A digital data communications network that supports efficient, scalable routing of data and use of network resources by combining a recursive division of the network into hierarchical sub-networks with repeating parameterized general purpose link communication protocols and an addressing methodology that reflects the physical structure of the underlying network hardware. The sub-division of the network enhances security by reducing the amount of the network visible to an attack and by insulating the network hardware itself from attack.
09/11/14
20140258555
Mobile device application for automatic filtering of transmitted data content
A communications device is provided. This includes a processor adapted to receive one or more identified data sources from at least one network database.
09/11/14
20140258538
Collective operation management in a parallel computer
Methods, apparatuses, and computer program products for collective operation management in a parallel computer are provided. Embodiments include a parallel computer having a first compute node operatively coupled for data communications over a tree data communications network with a plurality of child compute nodes.
09/11/14
20140258535
Network bandwidth allocation in multi-tenancy cloud computing networks
A computing device determines an optimal allocation of network bandwidth on a plurality of communications links for a plurality of virtual machines (vms) in a multi-tenant cloud network based upon a set of bandwidth requirements for the plurality of vms. The computing device generates a plurality of spanning tree data structures (tdss).
09/11/14
20140258531
Method for acquiring access rights to conditional access content
A method of acquiring access rights to conditional access content. The method comprises receiving an access right on a first terminal through a first communication channel; storing said access right in said first terminal; sending a request for said conditional access content to a content provider, said request containing at least an identifier of an account to which said first terminal is associated, an identifier of the requested content and a piece of information concerning said access right; verifying, by said content provider, the authenticity of said access right using said piece of information concerning the access right; and when there has been a successful verification, marking said access right as used, and sending said conditional access content to at least one terminal linked to said account.
09/11/14
20140258530
Method for acquiring access rights to a product or a service
A method of acquiring access rights to a product or a service. The method comprises receiving an access right to a service and/or a product by a multimedia unit, said right being sent by a right provider; transmitting said access right from said multimedia unit to a mobile terminal, said transmission using a near field communication; and storing said right in a memory of the mobile terminal..
09/11/14
20140258512
Schedule and location responsive agreement compliance controlled information throttle
Controls electronic devices and/or throttles electronic devices and/or information for electronic devices based on agreements or events and/or based on schedule, location, time, or any combination thereof. An agreement includes condition(s) to satisfy the agreement, such as task(s) or activities to be performed by an agreement performer, for example based on a schedule and/or location, at a particular time, or time period, or, or events that may be detected, and actions performed to enforce or assert the agreement.
09/11/14
20140258511
Methods and apparatus for reestablishing secure network communications
A computer-implemented, method for monitoring and establishing a secure communication session to a client computing system by a secure communication server system programmed to perform the method including monitoring in the secure communication server system, a network traffic level between the client computing system and the secure communication server system, determining in the secure communication server system, whether the network traffic level drops below a set network traffic level, and wherein when the network traffic level is determined by the secure communication server system to drop below the set network traffic level, the method includes sending with the secure communication server system, a management communication to the client computing system to reestablish a secure communication session with the secure communication server system. A subsequent secure communication session between the client computing system and the secure communication server system may or may not be established..
09/11/14
20140258508
Tracking contacts across multiple communications services
A method for tracking at least recent contacts and favorite contacts across multiple communications services may include collecting, by a processor, information associated with a plurality of contact interactions of a user from each of a set of different communications services utilized by the user. The method may also include storing, by a storage device, the information associated with each of the plurality of contact interactions.
09/11/14
20140258503
System and method for recommending communication groups and modes of communication
In one embodiments, a system includes an interface operable to monitor a first plurality of communications between a first user and a second user on a network. The system further includes one or more processors configured to determine one or more first particulars of the first plurality of communications, determine a recommended communication group composition and a recommended mode of communication based on the one or more first particulars and a set of rules, and generate a first alert to the first user indicating the recommended communication group composition and the recommended mode of communication..
09/11/14
20140258502
Tracking contacts across multiple communications services
A method for tracking at least recent contacts and favorite contacts across multiple communications services may include collecting, by a processor, information associated with a plurality of contact interactions of a user from each of a set of different communications services utilized by the user. The method may also include storing, by a storage device, the information associated with each of the plurality of contact interactions.
09/11/14
20140258490
Communication method of administration node, requesting node, and normal node for deleting invalid content using content revocation list in content centric network
Provided is a communication method for an administration node in a content centric network (ccn). The communication method includes receiving a packet requesting deletion of an invalid content from a requesting node that detects the invalid content, generating a content revocation list including a name of the invalid content and a period of time over which the deletion is to be performed, and flooding a data packet including the content revocation list to the requesting node and a normal node included in the ccn.
09/11/14
20140258477
System and method for caching data
A method of obtaining radio content from a remote electronic device for a user electronic device includes transmitting a request for radio media content to a first remote electronic device via a network. Radio media content that includes a plurality of media data files is received via the network.
09/11/14
20140258475
System and method for caching data
A method of obtaining radio content from a remote electronic device for a user electronic device includes transmitting a request for radio media content to a first remote electronic device via a network. Radio media content that includes a plurality of media data files is received via the network.
09/11/14
20140258464
System and method for electronic device control
An originating device is controlled by a client device by receiving a media stream from the originating device over a network at the client device. The media stream includes media content and metadata such that the metadata informs the client device of at least one function of the originating device that is available for control by the client device.
09/11/14
20140258461
Client-side http translator
A network communications system and method are disclosed. In at least one implementation, the network communications system includes a network gateway device configured to receive from a client device via a client-side local area network, an http compliant request stream including one or more http compliant requests formatted according to an http compliant application level protocol.
09/11/14
20140258456
Method and apparatus for controlling traffic in wireless communication system
Provided is a method for identifying and controlling traffic in a wireless communication system. The method includes receiving, by a gateway, a rule corresponding to a determined policy and packet filter information from a policy server upon receiving an internet protocol (ip) session establishment request from a user equipment (ue); installing a packet filter according to the received packet filter information; and after a transmission control protocol (tcp) session is established between the ue and a content server, identifying traffic using the packet filter and transmitting the identified traffic to a radio access network (ran) to schedule packet responsive to a hyper text transfer protocol (http) request being from the ue after a transmission control protocol (tcp) session is established between the ue and a content server..
09/11/14
20140258453
Method for controlling contents transmission
A method is provided for transmitting content that includes detecting, by an electronic device, a content transmission event; and responsive to the content transmission event, processing a content item to hide location information that is associated with the content item and transmitting the content item to a remote device.. .
09/11/14
20140258452
Audible content delivery system
An audible content delivery system which tracks a user's interests and accesses, processes, and delivers relevant content to a user's device to be played in an audible format. The present invention includes a central communication unit communicatively interconnected with one or more user devices through a communications network.
09/11/14
20140258448
Customer vetted device status communication system and method
A system and method for transmitting device status information from a first internal network, through a first internal network firewall, over an external communications network and to a second network wherein the first internal network includes a marking device and a computing device having a memory. Usage data is collected from the marking device and compared to previously stored usage data to determine the validity of the collected usage data to provide a comparison result.
09/11/14
20140258447
System and method for installing device drivers on welding equipment
A system and method for installing device drivers or application software on equipment used in brazing, cladding, building up, filling, hard-facing overlaying, joining or welding operations is provided. The system includes a first device and a second device.
09/11/14
20140258437
Internal firewalls for microchips
A computer or microchip including protected and network portions controlled by a microprocessor that is a master controlling device; an internal hardware firewall between the protected portion and the network portion, and hardware communications components in the network portion. The protected portion is protected by the internal hardware firewall, and the network portion has a connection for a network of computers including the world wide web and/or the internet.
09/11/14
20140258436
Methods and devices for prioritizing message threads
Certain embodiments of this disclosure include methods and devices for prioritizing message threads. According to one embodiment, a method is provided for detecting a current location of an electronic device; determining contact location information describing one or more locations of one or more devices associated with one or more contacts; determining respective proximities between the electronic device and the one or more devices associated with the one or more contacts based at least in part on the current location of the electronic device and the contact location information to provide contact proximity information; identifying a plurality of message threads, wherein each message thread is associated with at least one of the one or more contacts; associating a respective priority value with each message thread based at least in part on the contact proximity information; and outputting, for display, formatting information based on the respective priority values..
09/11/14
20140258433
Electronic mail system using a pool of valid tokens
A system for handling email messages comprising: at an originating email server: obtaining a token from a finite pool of valid tokens associated with a sender of an email message that is to be sent to an addressee; incorporating the token into the email message; sending the email message towards its addressee; at a receiving system: inspecting an incoming email message for the presence of a token and establishing the validity of the token; and if a valid token is present, delivering the message to the addressee, and otherwise rejecting the message; or delivering the message to a primary mail box of the addressee if a valid token is present and otherwise delivering the message to a secondary mail box of the addressee; at an addressee's system: acting, responsive to an event indicative that the message is objectionable, to cause the token to be removed from the pool of valid tokens.. .
09/11/14
20140258429
Method and apparatus for managing communication exchanges
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, obtaining a message and an importance rating for the message where the importance rating is determined by a second communications management agent of a server based on an analysis of content of the message. The system can access rating feedback information associated with the second communications management agent.
09/11/14
20140258421
Anonymous two way communications system & method
A system and method for allowing two-way anonymous communication. A message is received by the system, and a unique user id is created and associated with the sender's contact information.
09/11/14
20140258419
Sharing content across modalities
When a communication is sent, it is automatically directed to a utility or application (herein called a “modality”) that the intended recipient prefers to use for communications of this type. The recipient's preference may be explicit or implicit.
09/11/14
20140258417
Collective operation management in a parallel computer
Methods, apparatuses, and computer program products for collective operation management in a parallel computer are provided. Embodiments include a parallel computer having a first compute node operatively coupled for data communications over a tree data communications network with a plurality of child compute nodes.
09/11/14
20140258416
Meeting update dissemination in a real-time communication system
System and methods for meeting update dissemination in a real-time communication system are provided. An embodiment method of disseminating updates in a real-time communications system includes storing, in a database, indicators received from a leader of a meeting, the indicators pertaining to predetermined topics to be discussed during the meeting, collecting, in the database, data from the meeting corresponding to the indicators while the meeting is in progress, receiving, at the database, an indication that a participant has joined the meeting after the meeting has begun, and alerting, by the database, the participant that the data that was collected before the participant joined the meeting is available to the participant for review during the meeting..
09/11/14
20140258415
Network communications via peer network connections
Embodiments for network communications via peer network connections are disclosed. Network communications systems and methods may identify a trusted group of peer devices associated with a computing device.
09/11/14
20140258403
Service tracking display grid system and method
Systems and methods providing real time services to users of associated kiosk device terminals in the form of service tracking and display functionality. Embodiments of the invention allow a user to become associated with a group of other users via user kiosk devices that allow data and information to be readily shared in real time in accordance with each user's requirements.
09/11/14
20140258398
System and method for automatic context detection, sharing, and storage in real-time communication systems
A method embodiment includes creating, by a processor, a number of contexts for a first user, creating a list of potential contexts based on the number of contexts when the first user and a second user engage in a real-time communication, displaying the list of potential contexts to the first user.. .
09/11/14
20140258397
Aggregating physical network interfaces for peer-to-peer connections
The disclosed embodiments provide a system that facilitates communication with a first electronic device from a second electronic device. During operation, the system establishes a peer-to-peer connection between the first electronic device and the second electronic device on a first physical network interface.
09/11/14
20140258396
System, process, or method for creation, propagation and use of dynamic fractional proxy in collaborative societal decision making within social networks
The present invention relates to voting systems, and more particularly to social network based voting systems. Aspects of the present invention relate to systems, methods and processes, computing devices, computer-implemented methods, computer programs stored on a computer-readable medium, and network communications used for the creation and use of dynamic fractional proxy in social network..
09/11/14
20140258392
System and associated methodology for detecting same-room presence using ultrasound as an out-of-band channel
A telecommunications device includes an electronic memory to store at least a network address and a random number code, and a sound unit to transmit the network address and the random number code via ultrasonic sound waves. The telecommunications device also includes a network interface to communicate via a data network using the network address and a processor to establish a communication session with another device over the data network based upon receipt of a response from the other device via the data network, the response including at least the random number code.
09/11/14
20140258389
Integrated web portal for facilitating communications with an intended party
Described are a system and method for presenting, to a first user, information about a second user to enable the first user to select an appropriate communication means for communicating with the second user. A service node receives from a web browser executing at a communication device used by the first user a request for a web page associated with the second user.
09/11/14
20140258387
Distribution of content items to user devices in a mobile environment
The invention relates to a technique for controlling the distribution of content items such as advertisements, news, etc., to user devices in a mobile communications network. A method embodiment of the technique is performed in a distribution control gateway of the mobile communications network and comprises the steps of receiving, from a content provider server, a target user indication indicative of one or more target user devices for presentation of a content item; accessing a provider registry for determining a provider authorization of the content provider server; accessing a user registry for determining a user authorization for receiving the content item from the content provider server; and initiating a transmission of the content item to one or more of the target user devices..
09/11/14
20140258374
Automated data center selection
Systems and methods are presented for automatically selecting a data center that can communicate with a user computing system over a connection that provides reduced or minimal latency. In some cases, the system can select the data center based on the calculation of one or more latency factors that correlate, at least in part, to the latency of a communication channel between the data center and the user computing system.
09/11/14
20140258365
Enhanced computer networking via multi-connection object retrieval
Method and device implementations for network communications are disclosed. In at least one implementation, a computer networking method is disclosed which comprises opening a plurality of parallel tcp connections at a client computing device between a client program executed on the client computing device and a server program executed on a server computing device over a computer network.
09/11/14
20140258363
Management of functional interconnections between application modules on resource nodes in a social web
A resource node has application modules that are functionally interconnected by an application management proxy node to one another and/or to application modules of another resource node to provide combined functionality to a user. The resource node includes a plurality of the application modules and an application agent.
09/11/14
20140258294
On-demand content classification using an out-of-band communications channel for facilitating file activity monitoring and control
Communications to a server over an in-band communications channel are monitored for requests to access a file. Based on the communications, a request to access a particular file stored by the server is identified.
09/11/14
20140258273
Dynamic menus for multi-prefix interactive mobile searches using predictive text to yield targeted advertisements
The present invention includes systems and methods for retrieving information via a flexible and consistent targeted search model that employs interactive multi-prefix, multi-tier and dynamic menu information retrieval techniques (including predictive text techniques to facilitate the generation of targeted ads) that provide context-specific functionality tailored to particular information channels, as well as to records within or across such channels, and other known state information. Users are presented with a consistent search interface among multiple tiers across and within a large domain of information sources, and need not learn different or special search syntax.
09/11/14
20140258247
Electronic apparatus for data access and data access method therefor
Electronic apparatus for data access and data access method therefor are provided. The electronic apparatus includes: a memory unit and a processing unit.
09/11/14
20140258195
Neuromorphic spatiotemporal where-what machines
In various embodiments, electronic apparatus, systems, and methods include a unified compact spatiotemporal method that provides a process for machines to deal with space and time and to deal with sensors and effectors. Additional apparatus, systems, and methods are disclosed..
09/11/14
20140258133
Secure mobile-based financial transactions
Devices, systems and methods are disclosed which relate to securing payments from a mobile communications device. In exemplary embodiments, a mobile communications device communicates with a payment server via a point-of-sale device to conduct a transaction.
09/11/14
20140258129
Method, apparatus and system for establishing a secure communications session
A system and method are provided for establishing a secure communication session de novo. A first device and a second device are enabled with two separate and unconnected communications channels.
09/11/14
20140258115
Communication system and information processing method
A network transaction server apparatus manages virtual world privilege information that is issued for a transaction that a user has conducted in a virtual world by manipulating a personal computer. A settlement server apparatus manages real world privilege information that is issued for a transaction that the user has conducted in a real world.
09/11/14
20140258111
Portable terminal, electronic currency usage restriction system, and recording medium
A portable terminal is resistant to falsification of the spending limit of user's electronic money. The portable terminal includes a spending limit storage unit that stores the spending limit of electronic currency that can be spent; a network interface that receives, through a network, spending limit update information generated by a card server according to a notice from a parent user; a spending limit update unit that, when the spending limit update information is received, updates the spending limit stored in the spending limit storage unit, according to the received spending limit update information; a near field communication interface that detects carrier waves output from a reader/writer; and a secure element unit that applies for purchase when the carrier waves are detected.
09/11/14
20140258095
Communication system and method between a home buyer, seller, strategic business source, and lender
A computerized system and method are presented for exchanging information between a buyer, a seller, a lender, and a strategic business source. The system permits sellers, lenders and strategic business sources to input buyers that are then submitted for activation.
09/11/14
20140258052
Data center infrastructure management system having real time enhanced reality tablet
A system is disclosed which is adapted to manage assets in a predetermined environment. An identification (id) device may be disposed on at least one of a specific asset or an equipment rack in which the specific asset resides.
09/11/14
20140258046
Method for managing a transaction
A method of managing a transaction between a user intending to acquire a product and a merchant offering products. The user has a first terminal for communicating with said merchant and a second terminal for communicating with the financial institution.
09/11/14
20140258037
Transparency in processing of wait times for brokered engagements
Described are techniques for providing broker services to consumers and service providers. An estimate of when a service provider will be available to the consumer is calculated based on determining entries in a queue maintained for the service provider, the entries corresponding to consumers waiting for the service provider.
09/11/14
20140258025
Digital content recommendation system
In order to recommend digital content to be delivered via a telecommunications network (rt) to a communication terminal (tc), a device (dra) receives a first list (l1) of digital content produced from a recommendation system (sr) based on a user's profile, each piece of digital content on the list being associated with an estimate of the user's degree of interest, and receives cost estimates respectively associated with the deliveries of digital content included in the first list from another device (dac), the cost being representative of resources of the telecommunications network needed to deliver the digital content from a content source (sc) to the communication terminal. The device (dra) assigns a score to each piece of digital content based on the estimate of the degree of interest associated with the digital content and the estimate of the cost associated with the delivery of digital content, and generates a second list (l2) of digital content based on the scores assigned to the digital content on the first list (l1) before transmitting the second list to the communication terminal..
09/11/14
20140258016
System and method for generating recommendations
Example methods and systems are directed to generating recommendations based on one or more user inventories, which may be stored in a database. The inventory may include items (e.g., physical goods, electronic goods, and financial assets) owned by a user.
09/11/14
20140258011
Apparatus, systems and methods for wirelessly transacting financial transfers, electronically recordable authorization transfers, and other information transfers
The present invention provides apparatus, systems and methods to wirelessly pay for purchases, electronically interface with financial accounting systems, and electronically record and wirelessly communicate authorization transactions using personal digital assistant (“pda”) (also referred to as personal intelligent communicators (pics), and personal communicators), palm computers, intelligent handheld cellular and other wireless telephones, and other personal handheld electronic devices configured with infrared or other short range data communications (for referential simplicity, such devices are referred to herein as “pda's”). The present invention further provides apparatus, firmware, software programs and computer-implemented methods for making service and/or sale service charge payments for credit card charges, debit card charges, electronic cash transfers, ticket and other like financial transactions and for other types of transactions, such as for electronic coupons, where the amount of the transaction is for a small amount of money, such as, for example, less than $5.00..
09/11/14
20140258008
Systems, methods, and computer program products providing designation of money with an account
An electronic device includes: a memory storing instructions, and one or more processors in communication with the memory configured to execute the instructions to: create a segregated portion of a monetary account, the segregated portion being designated for use for a particular type of good or service, enforce segregation of the portion by denying use of money within the portion for goods or services different from the particular type of good or service.. .
09/11/14
20140258006
Remote ordering system
A remote ordering system is provided using an electronic menu having a series of input devices associated with various menu items, and a wireless transmitter to send selected menu items to a receiving device for processing. A display to show selected menu items, an alpha-numeric keyboard, a non-cash payment device, and a printer for receipts are also contemplated for increased functionality.


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