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11/20/14
20140345000
 Methods of modulating stomata conductance and plant expression constructs for executing same patent thumbnailMethods of modulating stomata conductance and plant expression constructs for executing same
Plant expression construct are provided. According to an embodiment, the plant expression construct comprises a nucleic acid sequence encoding a hexokinase under a transcriptional control of a guard cell-specific cis-acting regulatory element.
11/20/14
20140344998
 Soybean atps promoter and its use in constitutive expression of transgenic genes in plants patent thumbnailSoybean atps promoter and its use in constitutive expression of transgenic genes in plants
The invention relates to gene expression regulatory sequences from soybean, specifically to the promoter of a soybean atp sulfurylase (atps) and fragments thereof and theft use in promoting the expression of one or more heterologous nucleic acid fragments in a tissue-independent or constitutive manner in plants. The invention further discloses compositions, polynucleotide constructs, transformed host cells, transgenic plants and seeds containing the recombinant construct with the promoter, and methods for preparing and using the same..
11/20/14
20140344996
 Methods and means to produce abiotic stress tolerant plants patent thumbnailMethods and means to produce abiotic stress tolerant plants
This disclosure relates to the field of plant molecular biology and concerns methods for enhancing the abiotic stress tolerance in plants by modulating the expression of a gene involved in the gibberellin biosynthesis during the period of abiotic stress. This disclosure also provides chimeric constructs useful in the methods disclosed herein.
11/20/14
20140344995
 Genes for enhancing nitrogen utilization efficiency in crop plants patent thumbnailGenes for enhancing nitrogen utilization efficiency in crop plants
The invention provides isolated nue (nitrogen utilization efficiency) nucleic acids and their encoded proteins. The present invention provides methods and compositions relating to altering nitrogen utilization and/or uptake in plants.
11/20/14
20140344993
 Soybean cultivar 14164959 patent thumbnailSoybean cultivar 14164959
A soybean cultivar designated 14164959 is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of soybean cultivar 14164959, to the plants of soybean cultivar 14164959, to the plant parts of soybean cultivar 14164959, and to methods for producing progeny of soybean cultivar 14164959.
11/20/14
20140344992
 Soybean cultivar 20453014 patent thumbnailSoybean cultivar 20453014
A soybean cultivar designated 20453014 is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of soybean cultivar 20453014, to the plants of soybean cultivar 20453014, to the plant parts of soybean cultivar 20453014, and to methods for producing progeny of soybean cultivar 20453014.
11/20/14
20140344991
 Soybean cultivar 23183371 patent thumbnailSoybean cultivar 23183371
A soybean cultivar designated 23183371 is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of soybean cultivar 23183371, to the plants of soybean cultivar 23183371, to the plant parts of soybean cultivar 23183371, and to methods for producing progeny of soybean cultivar 23183371.
11/20/14
20140344989
 Soybean cultivar 23272101 patent thumbnailSoybean cultivar 23272101
A soybean cultivar designated 23272101 is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of soybean cultivar 23272101, to the plants of soybean cultivar 23272101, to the plant parts of soybean cultivar 23272101, and to methods for producing progeny of soybean cultivar 23272101.
11/20/14
20140344979
 Soybean cultivar 15333091 patent thumbnailSoybean cultivar 15333091
A soybean cultivar designated 15333091 is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of soybean cultivar 15333091, to the plants of soybean cultivar 15333091, to the plant parts of soybean cultivar 15333091, and to methods for producing progeny of soybean cultivar 15333091.
11/20/14
20140344978
 Soybean cultivar 18040631 patent thumbnailSoybean cultivar 18040631
A soybean cultivar designated 18040631 is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of soybean cultivar 18040631, to the plants of soybean cultivar 18040631, to the plant parts of soybean cultivar 18040631, and to methods for producing progeny of soybean cultivar 18040631.
11/20/14
20140344977
Soybean cultivar s100237
A soybean cultivar designated s100237 is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of soybean cultivar s100237, to the plants of soybean cultivar s100237, to the plant parts of soybean cultivar s100237, and to methods for producing progeny of soybean cultivar s100237.
11/20/14
20140344976
Soybean cultivar yb44j13
A soybean cultivar designated yb44j13 is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of soybean cultivar yb44j13, to the plants of soybean cultivar yb44j13, to the plant parts of soybean cultivar yb44j13, and to methods for producing progeny of soybean cultivar yb44j13.
11/20/14
20140344975
Soybean cultivar s120080
A soybean cultivar designated s120080 is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of soybean cultivar s120080, to the plants of soybean cultivar s120080, to the plant parts of soybean cultivar s120080, and to methods for producing progeny of soybean cultivar s120080.
11/20/14
20140344974
Soybean cultivar s120067
A soybean cultivar designated s120067 is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of soybean cultivar s120067, to the plants of soybean cultivar s120067, to the plant parts of soybean cultivar s120067, and to methods for producing progeny of soybean cultivar s120067.
11/20/14
20140344973
Soybean cultivar s110215
A soybean cultivar designated s110215 is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of soybean cultivar s110215, to the plants of soybean cultivar s110215, to the plant parts of soybean cultivar s110215, and to methods for producing progeny of soybean cultivar s110215.
11/20/14
20140344972
Soybean cultivar s110180
A soybean cultivar designated s110180 is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of soybean cultivar s110180, to the plants of soybean cultivar s110180, to the plant parts of soybean cultivar s110180, and to methods for producing progeny of soybean cultivar s110180.
11/20/14
20140344971
Soybean cultivar xb47j13
A soybean cultivar designated xb47j13 is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of soybean cultivar xb47j13, to the plants of soybean cultivar xb47j13, to the plant parts of soybean cultivar xb47j13, and to methods for producing progeny of soybean cultivar xb47j13.
11/20/14
20140344959
System for distribution permissions for network communications
A system that can control whether a recipient of an electronic message (e.g., a text message, a multimedia message, an e-mail message, etc.) with a forwarding-restricted attachment is permitted to forward the attachment to third parties can be implemented on the network without specialized hardware or software for the client devices. The sender of a text message may limit the downstream distribution of that text message through text message forwarding by associating a forwarding restriction flag with the message..
11/20/14
20140344957
Encryption based on network information
A communications device according to the present disclosure for communicating within a communications network contains an encryption device and an initialisation-vector generator. The encryption device encrypts outgoing messages at least partially by means of a code and an initialisation vector, which is generated by the initialisation-vector generator.
11/20/14
20140344955
Maintaining a common identifier for a user session on a communication network
A wireless system receives a registration from a user device and transfers a request for the user device to an authorization server. The authorization server authorizes a user session for the user device and transfers a common identifier for the user session to the wireless system.
11/20/14
20140344945
Thin-client embedded secure element
A thin-client embedded secure element, which includes a processor and a memory coupled to the processor, and a proxy client. The thin-client embedded secure element also includes a storage device including an identification uniquely identifying the thin-client secure element.
11/20/14
20140344918
Method and electronic device for providing security
A method for securing an electronic device is provided. The method includes determining a security level of the electronic device, the security level comprising one of a high security level and a low security level, and adjusting a security level of the electronic device, based on the current status of the electronic device.
11/20/14
20140344915
Secure network communications for meters
A system and method are provided for secure network communications. A proxy server receives meter data, from a meter of a set of meters via a local network, for an energy management server.
11/20/14
20140344913
Device, software module, system or business method for global real-time
A telecommunication device for real-time communication at a border between a global transport network and a private domain of a communication network may include a proxy for a communication protocol, means for traffic using real-time communication protocols to traverse a firewall, means for real-time traffic initiated by the communication protocol to traverse a firewall, means for measuring and collecting value information about the real-time traffic over the global transport network, means for creating mutual trust between the telecommunication device and a second device with which it communicates; and means for authorizing usage of a feature for a mutually trusted communication participant.. .
11/20/14
20140344912
Firewall based botnet detection
A computer detects malicious intrusions (or bots) into a computer. The computer receives firewall log data that includes communication records containing the source and destination of the communication, as well as, the time of the communication.
11/20/14
20140344904
Supporting proximity based security code transfer from mobile/tablet application to access device
Techniques are disclosed for authenticating users to a computing application. A mobile or tablet device is used to generate a security code.
11/20/14
20140344896
Method and apparatus for using electronic device
A method of using an electronic device is provided. The method includes comparing, when a request for an access to a resource of the electronic device is identified, a reliability level of a user and a security level of the resource and permitting the access to the resource when the reliability level is equal to or higher than the security level of the resource..
11/20/14
20140344889
Method of operating security function and electronic device supporting the same
A method and an electronic device are provided for operating a security function. The method includes receiving a request for activation of a security function, confirming whether a security indicator is set, and when the security indicator is set, applying the security indicator to a security function screen image, based on activation of the security function, and outputting the security function screen image to a display of the electronic device..
11/20/14
20140344882
System and method of video quality adaptation
Systems and method of video quality adaptation include acquiring video data to be streamed. An available bandwidth on a communications network is determined.
11/20/14
20140344881
Devices, systems, and methods for managing multimedia traffic across a common wireless communication network
Systems, devices, and methods are disclosed for managing multimedia traffic across a common wireless communication network. Embodiments may include content devices, end point devices, a network node, and a wireless dongle.
11/20/14
20140344878
System for establishing communications with a mobile device server
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, receiving a message transmitted from a web server application operating in a mobile device and inserting an identifier of a gateway device into the message to produce a modified message. The modified message includes a request to invoke a software application in the mobile device.
11/20/14
20140344862
Broadcast receiving apparatus and method for operating the same
Disclosed are a broadcast receiving apparatus and a method for operating the same. A broadcast receiving apparatus according to an embodiment of the present invention includes an interface to access an electronic device that stores home screen information including a background image and a plurality of execution items, and to receive the home screen information from the electronic device, a controller to scale at least one of the background image and the execution items of the received home screen information, and a display to display a home screen including the scaled background image and execution items.
11/20/14
20140344854
Method and system for displaying speech to text converted audio with streaming video content data
A cloud based video delivery system along with a method and graphical user interface for streaming synchronized video content data to a group of user devices are disclosed. The user devices of the group receive speech to text converted audio (or speech-to-text communications) generated by the different users of their group along with the streaming video content data from the cloud based video delivery system.
11/20/14
20140344837
Modifying the execution of a native application running on a portable electronic device
A method and system for modifying the execution of a native application running on a portable electronic device are disclosed. A module may be downloaded and executed by a portable electronic device to modify the execution of a native enterprise application running on the portable electronic device, where the native enterprise application enables user interaction with remotely-executed enterprise applications which are used to generate data for display on the portable electronic device.
11/20/14
20140344829
Data processing method of shared resource allocated to multi-core processor, electronic apparatus with multi-core processor and data output apparatus
A data processing method is a shared resource which is allocated to a multi-core processor includes receiving a first data stream from a first processor, when a second data stream is received from a second processor before processing of the first data stream is complete, locating the second data stream in front of a data stream which is on standby from among the first data stream, and processing the located second data stream and the first data stream on standby in sequence.. .
11/20/14
20140344739
Method for providing contents curation service and an electronic device thereof
A method for providing a contents curation service in an electronic device includes selecting a part or entirety of the contents, detecting that the selected part or entirety of the contents moves to an area of a screen, and storing the selected part or entirety of the contents to a folder, if the selected part or entirety of the contents moves to the area of the screen. An electronic includes a processor configured to select a part or entirety of the content, a touch screen configured to detect that the selected part or entirety of the contents moves to an area of a screen, and a memory configured to store the selected part or entirety of the content to a folder, if it is detected that the selected part or entirety of the content moves to the area of the screen..
11/20/14
20140344727
Systems and methods for responsive web page delivery based on network bandwidth
A system comprising a computer-readable storage medium storing at least one program, and a computer-implemented method for responsive web page delivery based on network bandwidth. Upon initiation of a network communication session, a bandwidth of a network connection of the client device involved in the network communication session is determined.
11/20/14
20140344723
Methods and systems for a communications and information resource manager
Methods and systems are disclosed for managing the communications and information resources of a user. Identity information relating to the user is received.
11/20/14
20140344721
Apparatus and method for collating application events with contacts of an electronic device
An apparatus comprising at least one processor; and at least one memory including computer program code, the at least one memory and the computer program code configured to, with the at least one processor, cause the apparatus to perform at least the following: identify user application events associated with one or more contacts of an electronic device; and collate the user application events associated with one or more particular contacts, with the corresponding particular contact.. .
11/20/14
20140344719
Methods, systems and processor-readable media for bidirectional communications and data sharing
Methods, systems and processor-readable media for supporting bidirectional communications and data sharing. One or more wireless hand held devices can be registered with one or more controllers associated with one or more multimedia displays.
11/20/14
20140344716
Cluster-based social networking system and method
A networking system operable on a computerized device, such as a mobile device, with a processor and memory is provided to allow users to share location data and communicate with other users. Users are classifiable as friends, groups, lists, and/or clusters to facilitate data sharing.
11/20/14
20140344704
Electronic system
An electronic system is provided. The electronic system includes a first electronic device and a second electronic device.
11/20/14
20140344697
Method, apparatus and terminal for adjusting playback progress
A method, apparatus, and terminal for a user of a touch screen electronic device to readily and conveniently adjust or control multimedia playback progress using the touch screen are disclosed. In some embodiments, a playback progress adjustment method includes: detecting a contact with a touch screen at a multimedia playback window by a device having a processor and a touch screen; acquiring by the device a touch parameter of the contact; determining that the contact is a single contact with the touch screen based on the touch parameter, wherein the single contact is a continuous contact, the touch parameters corresponding to the continuous contact comprises a start position parameter and an end position parameter; adjusting playback progress of the multimedia based on the touch parameters..
11/20/14
20140344690
Method and device for displaying information and for operating an electronic device
A method and a device for displaying information and for operating an electronic device in a vehicle, wherein a plurality of list elements are displayed on a display surface with a touch-sensitive surface; a contact of a list element on the touch-sensitive surface with an actuating object or an approach of the actuating object to the list element is detected, whereupon the list element is activated, and after the activation of the list element, a first swiping movement of the actuating object on or in the vicinity of the touch-sensitive surface is detected, and with or after the detection of the first swiping movement of the actuating object, at least the list elements which are not activated are removed from the display surface and a multimedia additional element associated with the activated list element is inserted into the display surface.. .
11/20/14
20140344676
System and method for selective control of zoom adjustments in an electronic publication
A system and method for selective control of zoom adjustments in an electronic publication is disclosed. The method may include generating content for display on an electronic reading device; generating at least one style for the content, and storing the content and the at least one style on a computer readable medium.
11/20/14
20140344659
Unified electronic forms management system
A unified electronic forms management system that comprises a network-based software implemented process that is designed to provide its users with access to a unified system and process of managing form data and the creation, storage, update and distribution of electronic forms. The unified electronic forms management system may include a centralized and unified electronic forms management system remote server, which communicates over a network with a remote form designer used by a user to create a form, a remote form viewer used by a form user, a database that stores the form data associated with the remote server, and external database(s) that optionally receive data transmitted by the unified system.
11/20/14
20140344639
Apparatus and method for coding/decoding block low density parity check code in a mobile communication system
A system and method for processing a block low density parity check (ldpc) code are provided. The system includes, a decoding apparatus for decoding a block ldpc code using a parity check matrix, the parity check matrix including an information part and a parity part, the parity part including a first section (b) including a plurality of first permutation matrices, a second section (d) including a second permutation matrix, a third section (t) including a plurality of identity matrices (i) arranged diagonally within the third section and a plurality of third permutation matrices arranged below the plurality of identity matrices, and a fourth section (e) including a fourth permutation matrix..
11/20/14
20140344631
Electronic device and method for releasing electronic device from nonfunctioning state
An electronic device includes a cpu and an mcu intercommunicating with the cpu. The mcu sends an instruction to the cpu at a predetermined time interval.
11/20/14
20140344624
Operation data analysis apparatus, method and non-transitory computer readable medium
There is provided an analysis apparatus including: a first storage to store operation data on an electronic device; a second storage to store a span characteristic concerning a time span in which each of values of a plurality of explanatory variables is changed; an explanatory variable calculator to calculate the explanatory variables based on the operation data; a failure state information calculator to calculate failure state information for the electronic device based on the explanatory variables calculated by the explanatory variable calculator, and calculate, when the failure state information represents a risky state, an overall span concerning in what time span the failure state information is possibly to represent a safe state due to changes in the values of the explanatory variables; and a diagnosis unit to diagnose the electronic device based on the failure state information and the overall span characteristic.. .
11/20/14
20140344620
Shutdown method, startup method, and communication terminal
The present invention relates to the field of computers and communications, and discloses a shutdown method, a startup method, and a communication terminal. The startup method includes: receiving a startup signal, where the startup signal is used to trigger a terminal to perform a startup; supplying power to components of the terminal; starting the terminal according to a first startup mode; and if the startup according to the first startup mode fails, performing a startup according to a second startup mode.
11/20/14
20140344615
Circuitry for active cable
Circuits, methods, and apparatus that allow signals that are compliant with multiple standards to share a common connector on an electronic device. An exemplary embodiment of the present invention provides a connector that provides signals compatible with a legacy standard in one mode and a newer standard in another mode..
11/20/14
20140344610
Workstation power system
A power system for the electronic devices on a mobile workstation. The power system preferably includes: an enclosure having a mount for a removable battery; circuitry housed in the enclosure for providing electrical power at two or more output voltages for electronic devices on the workstation and for deactivating output power when the battery charge falls below a predetermined level.
11/20/14
20140344603
Remotely awakening an electronic device
Remotely awakening an electronic device, in which an apparatus includes a power supply to supply external power; a receiver for an electromagnetic signal; a capacitor connected to the receiver; a switching circuit connected to the capacitor; a controller, being part of the electronic device, connected to receive power from the switching circuit and to provide a keep awake signal to the switching circuit. The switching circuit to connect the controller with the capacitor when the capacitor is loaded with a predefined amount of power via the receiver, and responsive to the keep awake signal to disconnect the controller from the capacitor and to connect the controller with the power supply afterwards.
11/20/14
20140344590
Electronic device and power management method
An electronic device includes a central processing unit (cpu), a plurality of power driving circuits, and a control unit. The control unit includes a microcontroller and a storage electronically connected to the microcontroller, the microcontroller is electronically connected to the cpu and the power driving circuits.
11/20/14
20140344583
Methods for secure enrollment and backup of personal identity credentials into electronic devices
A method and system for securely enrolling personal identity credentials into personal identification devices. The system of the invention comprises the manufacturer of the device and an enrollment authority.
11/20/14
20140344576
Key validation scheme
A system and method for validating digital information transmitted by one correspondent to another in a data communication system. The method comprising the steps of generating a public key in accordance with a predetermined, generating a public key in accordance with a predetermined cryptographic scheme having predetermined arithmetic properties and system parameters.
11/20/14
20140344566
Secure cloud-based data access system and method
A data storage and retrieval system suitable for use by law enforcement/criminal justice personnel and their designees. The invention creates secure connectivity over communications channels, such as the internet, which are not considered secure under the mandate of the fbi's security policies.
11/20/14
20140344563
Mobile device and method for supporting hibernation function
A method and an apparatus for supporting a hibernation function in a mobile device are provided. The method includes receiving an input at an electronic device, loading, using one or more processors, a snapshot image for the electronic device in response to the input, comparing at least one portion of the snapshot image with data indicating a state of the electronic device, and updating the snapshot image using the data, based at least in part on a determination that the state of the electronic device has been changed..
11/20/14
20140344525
Method and apparatus for managing cache memory in communication system
In the present invention, a base station determines from a communication system whether a first content, which is requested by a mobile terminal, is saved on a cache memory, attributes a predetermined priority ranking to the first content and saves same on the cache memory when the first content is not saved on the cache memory, and updates the priority ranking of the first content on the basis of a predicted popularity of the first content, wherein the predicted popularity is decided on the basis of change in the number of views of a content that corresponds to a category of the first content.. .
11/20/14
20140344506
Electronic device with writing protection and related method
An electronic device comprises a buffer, a processing module, and a storage. When the electronic device generates a writing instruction, the processing module executes a protection and writes data of the buffer into the storage.
11/20/14
20140344497
Enabling arrangement for an electronic device with housing-integrated functionalities and method therefor
An electronic device includes a housing, or a ‘cover’, the housing material molded into a desired target shape and to at least partially embed a plurality of functional elements and an enabling arrangement, optionally at least partially embedded in the housing, the enabling arrangement including: a first connector with a first plurality of connecting elements to establish a connection between the plurality of functional elements and the enabling arrangement, a second connector with one or more second connecting elements to be connected a host device utilizing the functionalities associated with the functional elements, a memory for storing and retrieval of instructions, and processing elements capable of transforming signals from a one known format to another predetermined format according to stored instructions. A corresponding method is presented..
11/20/14
20140344496
Systems and methods for data communication
A data communication system is provided. The data communication system includes a data bus, and a line replacement unit including a terminal controller, and a plastic optical fiber serial interface module (pofsim) coupled between the terminal controller and the data bus.
11/20/14
20140344490
Media time based usb frame counter synchronization for wi-fi serial bus
A method of transmitting universal serial bus (usb) frames over a communications channel is disclosed. A usb device receives one or more usb frames from a host device via a network, wherein the one or more usb frames are encapsulated in one or more data packets based on a communications protocol associated with the network.
11/20/14
20140344485
Communication system for interfacing a plurality of transmission circuits with an interconnection network, and corresponding integrated circuit
A communication system is arranged to interface a plurality of transmission circuits with an interconnection network. Each transmission circuit generates read requests and/or write requests.
11/20/14
20140344482
Electronic device and method for monitoring temperature of hard disk drives
An electronic device includes a hard disk backboard, a plurality of hard disk drives (hdds) electrically connected to the hard disk backboard, a serial attached scsi (sas) expander electronically connected to the hard disk backboard, and a baseboard management controller (bmc) electronic connected to the sas expander. The sas expander obtains temperature information of the plurality of hdds and transmits the temperature information to the bmc.
11/20/14
20140344473
Transmission management device, system, and method
A transmission management method, includes: receiving a request for establishing an on-demand virtual lease line from a first electronic device when a request is made to communicate with a second electronic device. Geographic positions of the first electronic device, the second electronic device, and routers are determined.
11/20/14
20140344472
Sharing resource reservation
A method in a first network node handles data sessions in a communications network. The method includes receiving information indicating a second data session entering the communications network.
11/20/14
20140344448
Electronic device for operating application
A method of operating an electronic device is provided. The method includes detecting an execution request of an application installed in the electronic device, determining, in response to the execution request, whether an external device connected to the electronic device has a replacement application, and transmitting an execution request of the replacement application to the external device if the external device is determined to have the replacement application..
11/20/14
20140344438
Generic and automatic address configuration for data center networks
This application describes a system and method for auto configuring data center networks. The networks include a plurality of electronic devices that may include switches, servers, routers, or any other device that may be used in a data center network.
11/20/14
20140344402
Networking method
There is provided an industrial apparatus of the type used in a product packaging facility arranged to pack one or more products into one or more packs. The apparatus comprises a device configured to perform an operation on at least some of the packs as the packs are transported past the device, a controller arranged to control the apparatus, the controller providing a user interface for the apparatus and a communications link providing bi-directional communication between the controller and a remote device.
11/20/14
20140344396
Transmission management device, system, and method
A transmission management method includes receiving a sending request from one electronic device when the one electronic device sends data to another electronic device. Determining which areas the electronic device sending the data and the electronic device receiving the data are located.
11/20/14
20140344393
Queue processor for document servers
A configurable queue processor for document servers is described. The configurable queue processor strives to allocate server resources in an optimal manner such that document servers can process documents efficiently.
11/20/14
20140344386
System and method for conditional delivery of messages
The disclosure describes systems and methods delivering communications associated with delivery conditions in which the occurrence of the delivery condition is determined by monitoring information received from a plurality of sources via multiple communication channels. The message delivery systems allow messages to be delivered to any “who, what, when, where” from any “who, what, when, where” upon the detection of an occurrence of one or more “who, what, when, where” delivery conditions.
11/20/14
20140344385
Managing electronic messages sent to reply telephone numbers
A graphical user interface on a display device of a computer enables communications using a computer service. The graphical user interface includes a list of potential message recipients selected by a user as significant to the user.
11/20/14
20140344384
Electronic messaging using reply telephone numbers
A graphical user interface on a display device of a computer enables communications using a computer service. The graphical user interface includes a list of potential message recipients selected by a user as significant to the user.
11/20/14
20140344383
Managing electronic messages sent to mobile devices associated with electronic messaging accounts
A graphical user interface on a display device of a computer enables communications using a computer service. The graphical user interface includes a list of potential message recipients selected by a user as significant to the user.
11/20/14
20140344382
Communication system for providing the delivery of an e-mail message
A communication system includes a sender unit, a recipient unit and a control unit. The sender unit is adapted to generate an electronic message, to send the electronic message to the recipient unit, and to send a sending information message to the control unit indicating that the sender unit has sent the electronic message to the recipient unit.
11/20/14
20140344381
System and method for analyzing communications
The invention provides a system and method for analyzing a collection of communication messages. The communication messages may be any one of a collection of electronic mail messages, voicemail messages, instant messaging dialogues and other forms of communications.
11/20/14
20140344371
Communications device, system, and method for those lacking technical knowledge
The present invention relates to a communications device, system, and method for sending and receiving electronic messages (such as emails, texts, etc.) without the sender of the message typing or directly interacting with (e.g., knowingly operating) a computer. The device comprises means for receiving an electronic message, means for converting said electronic message to a physical message, means for converting a physical message to an electronic message; and means for connecting to a network and transmitting and receiving said electronic messages to and from a remote computing device.
11/20/14
20140344369
Electronic mail read receipt processing
Processing electronic mail includes receiving an electronic mail having a read receipt request and determining, using a processor, that the electronic mail includes a read receipt distribution list. The read receipt distribution list specifies at least one sender-defined user including a subset of at least one recipient of the electronic mail.
11/20/14
20140344366
Automatic utilization of resources in a realtime conference
The architecture facilitates the association of resources (e.g., hardware software) with a meeting location such as a conference room or conference space. Additionally, the room and resources can be associated with a realtime conference or meeting at the meeting location.
11/20/14
20140344365
State change alerts mechanism
A communications system including one or more alert gates and an alert controller. Each alert gate is configured to detect a different type of alert feed corresponding to a particular kind of alert.
11/20/14
20140344364
Electronic device and method for sharing course syllabus of the electronic device
In a method for an electronic device to share a course syllabus, contents of the course syllabus are obtained from an input device of the electronic device. The method generates the course syllabus according to the inputted contents, and sets different sharing authorities of the course syllabus corresponding to different operators.
11/20/14
20140344360
Orchestration of electronic meetings
A computer-implemented method, computer program product, and computing system is provided for orchestrating presentations within an electronic meeting. In an implementation, a method may include receiving one or more social scoring inputs associated with a plurality of presentations included within an electronic meeting.
11/20/14
20140344349
Orchestration of electronic meetings
A computer-implemented method, computer program product, and computing system is provided for orchestrating presentations within an electronic meeting. In an implementation, a method may include receiving one or more social scoring inputs associated with a plurality of presentations included within an electronic meeting.
11/20/14
20140344347
Method and system for communication between application and web-page embedded code
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates communication between an embedded code in a web page and a stand-alone application. During operation, the system first embeds a code within a web page that is displayed in a browser.
11/20/14
20140344345
Systems and methods for using an http-aware client agent
Systems and methods are described for using a client agent operating in a virtual private network environment to intercept http communications. Methods include: intercepting at the network layer, by a client agent executing on a client, an http request from an application executing on the client; modifying the http request; and transmitting, via a transport layer connection, the modified http request to a server.
11/20/14
20140344337
Managing communications in a multi-client, multi-server environment
According to one aspect of the present disclosure, a method is implemented by a server in a server cluster. A request received from a client includes a session identifier (id) identifying a session between the client and the server, and a correlation id that is linked to the request.
11/20/14
20140344330
System for a monitored and reconstructible personal rendezvous session
Disclosed is a system that adapts a personally portable “smart” communications device to enhance a user's personal security by continuously monitoring an alert function of the device from a remote location during a user initiated “session.” the user device is in communications with a remote server, which monitors the alert function and provides: accurate preservation of session data; monitoring of user device ambient conditions; dispatch of emergency services; and notification of third parties. Server software (host application) on the remote server manages communications with user devices.
11/20/14
20140344329
Communication system employing subnet or prefix to determine connection to same network segment
The disclosed communication system may employ a first protocol for communication over a network connection. The communication system may use subnet information or prefix information to determine if the network connection qualifies for using a second protocol.
11/20/14
20140344325
Asynchronous content updates in the background for improved application performance
Server loads can be reduced while improving the experience for a user of a web application in which one or more images are produced at a server and transmitted over a communication channel to a client device. In some examples, navigation by a user to an application page that contains an image or other content resource that requires generation by a backend server but that might not immediately interest the user can involve an asynchronous download of the content resource to the client machine.
11/20/14
20140344305
System and method for managing related information of audio content
A method for a first electronic device and a second electronic device to manage related information of audio content. The method obtains decoded data of ultrasound signals when receiving the ultrasound signals of the audio content.
11/20/14
20140344294
Venue-related multi-media management, streaming, online ticketing, and electronic commerce techniques implemented via computer networks and mobile devices
Various aspects described or referenced herein are directed to different methods, systems, and computer program products relating to multi-media management and streaming techniques implemented over a computer network, including, for example, one or more features and/or functions relation to one or more of the following (or combinations thereof): venue-based streaming radio stations, mobile user graphical user interfaces, creation and streaming of dynamic streaming radio stations based on a user's geolocation, ticketing and reservations, etc.. .
11/20/14
20140344278
Method for interacting with a group of individuals as a single contact
A method for establishing a group of individuals as a single contact entity eligible for contact services within a contact center includes the steps (a) identifying a group and each group member according to existing group rules and member profiles; (b) identifying and quantifying the unifying aspects of the members in the group; (c) aggregating the contact information for each group member relative to communications channels common to the group members and to the contact center; and (d) establishing one or more temporary and or permanent group channels between the contact center and the group members.. .
11/20/14
20140344251
Map searching system and method
A map searching method using a computing device in communication with a client device is provided. A query area of an electronic map is confirmed according to determining a area selected on an image layer displayed on a display screen of the client device.
11/20/14
20140344249
Simple action record search
A method, apparatus and software related product (e.g., a computer readable memory) are presented for providing a single-action approach for initiating a record search, for example, in a list displayed in an electronic device (apparatus) such as a computer. The presented solution may provide a user with a single-action (single-click) capability to directly perform context-based (e.g., sender-based, recipient-based, subject-based, etc.) searches.
11/20/14
20140344247
System and method for identifying applicable third-party applications to associate with a file
Systems and methods are disclosed herein for identifying an application for opening a file. A first user input indicative of a file selected by a user is received over a user interface.
11/20/14
20140344240
Methods and apparatuses for assisting the production of media works and the like
Systems and methods for assisting one or more users in the production of a media work from a plurality of recordings are disclosed. In an exemplary embodiment, digital versions of the recordings are stored on a file-storage server accessible over a communications network.
11/20/14
20140344215
Apparatus and method for inviting subscription to contact information
Disclosed is a method of efficiently inviting a subscription to contact information, the method including receiving a subscription invitation request of particular contact information of a first client from the first client; and determining whether a condition for allowing the subscription to the particular contact information is included in the subscription invitation request, and transmitting a subscription request containing address information by which the condition and the particular contact information can be received to a second client when the condition is included. Accordingly, it is possible to provide a communication service at a high speed in a communication system supporting various types of communication services without a waste of resources, power, or memories.
11/20/14
20140344188
Computer system for efficiently managing data processing and communications with third party servers
A system is provided for administering a destination fund having a guarantee wrapper. The guarantee provides an income stream for life to one or more investors.
11/20/14
20140344174
System and method for detecting quitting intention based on electronic-communication dynamics
A quitting-intention estimating system facilitates detecting an entity's intention to quit an organization. During operation, the system obtains recent electronic-communication information associated with the entity under investigation, such as an employee of a corporation, or a volunteer of a non-profit organization.
11/20/14
20140344165
Ultrasonic near-field communication
Systems and methods for near-field communications with a mobile device are disclosed. In one embodiment, a computer-implemented method for near-field communication may comprise: detecting, by a source device located at a point-of-sale, the proximity of a receiving device; encoding purchase data on an audio signal with one or more ultrasonic frequencies; and transmitting the encoded purchase data to the receiving device, wherein the encoded purchase data is transmitted using a speaker of the source device..
11/20/14
20140344162
Method and system for enhancing the security of electronic transactions
A method of securing communications between a sales terminal and a server, including the construction by the server and the sales terminal respectively, of a first and second encrypted message; the construction by the sales terminal of a third encrypted message by using the second encrypted message, then its transmission to the server; the deciphering by the server of the third encrypted message by using the first encrypted message; the construction by the server of a fourth encrypted message based on the contents of the third deciphered message by using the first encrypted message, then its transmission to the sales terminal; and the deciphering by the sales terminal of the fourth encrypted message by using the second encrypted message.. .
11/20/14
20140344157
Method and device for carrying out cashless payment
In a method for carrying out cashless payments by means of mobile telecommunications terminals and at least one electronic payment processing center, wherein each telecommunications terminal has stored a subscriber identifier and the payment processing center has stored the subscriber identifiers of the participating telecommunication terminals and payment limits each assigned to the respective subscriber identifiers, the payment transaction is performed based on a transaction code generated by the payment processing center and transmitted to the mobile telecommunications terminal, from there to the cash register system of the payment recipient, and from there to the payment processing center along with the payment amount, where the transaction code is verified and the payment amount is matched with the respective payment limit.. .
11/20/14
20140344150
Real time eft network-based person-to-person transactions
A system and method for processing person-to-person transactions using eft (electronic funds transfer) networks in real time is provided. The system may include an adaptive payment server including one or more processors configured to receive first identification information and second identification information from a sender communication device.
11/20/14
20140344124
System, method, and apparatus for settlement for participation in an electric power grid
Systems, methods, and apparatus embodiments for electric power grid and network registration and management of physical and financial settlement for participation of active grid elements in supply and/or curtailment of power, wherein internet protocol (ip)-based messages including ip packets are generated by transforming raw data content into settlement grade content. Settlement is provided for grid elements that participate in the electric power grid following initial registration of each grid element with the system, preferably through network-based communication between the grid elements and a coordinator, either in coordination with or outside of an ip-based communications network router.
11/20/14
20140344105
Systems and methods for managing layaway payments
A method for managing layaway payments in connection with an online retail channel of a retailer may include establishing a layaway contract for an item available for sale by the retailer. The layaway contract may be associated with a purchaser of the item, and may include a payment obligation by the purchaser to pay an initial layaway payment and one or more remaining layaway payments for the item.
11/20/14
20140344080
E-commerce via web banners
Systems, apparatuses, and methods are provided for facilitating electronic commerce via a web banner. Entire purchase transactions may be provided via the web banner, where an end user purchases products sold from third parties via the web banner.
11/20/14
20140344079
Electronic device, system for inserting advertisement to media files and method thereof
An method for inserting advertisement into media files, includes: inserting an advertisement into a media file in response to an inserting operation of a user. Controlling to display an integrated picture comprising a media file frame and an advertisement frame on a display unit of the electronic device after inserting the advertisement to the media file.
11/20/14
20140344078
Electronic device, system for broadcasting advertisement and method thereof
An method for broadcasting advertisements, includes: obtaining a media file to be shared in response to user operation. Inserting an advertisement into the media file to be shared in response to user operation.
11/20/14
20140344076
Managing interactive communications campaigns
A campaign strategy manager (csm) component for a hosted communications campaign system allows users to define more granular and specific campaign strategies, including pass escalation for alternative channels (e.g., text and email) and/or based upon attempt results, contact attributes and response group data. The campaign strategy manager allows users to define pass strategies statically and dynamically, to manage lists across multiple campaigns, and to view results in real-time.
11/20/14
20140344067
Purchase sharing systems
A purchase sharing system, comprising: a processor; a camera controlled by the processor; a user interface controlled by the processor; a wireless communications module controlled by the processor; and tangible non-transitory computer-readable media having instructions, that when executed by the processor, cause the processor to perform the steps of: receive, from the camera, an input of media; receive, from the user interface, customer information; generating a message to the customer, wherein the message includes media, and a prepopulated status message, wherein the prepopulated status message include a reference to a product, a reference to a salesperson, and a reference to a business at which the product was purchased, and a link to a url that when visited posts the prepopulated status message on the social network; transmitting, via the wireless communications module, the message to the customer.. .
11/20/14
20140344063
Intelligent communication and advertising mechanism
Disclosed is a system and method for exchanging information between a mobile device and a physical advertising medium, such as a billboard. The method and system enables a pluggable device, coupled with the mobile device, to detect the mobile device within its vicinity of the physical advertising medium.
11/20/14
20140344061
System and methods for managing content in pre-existing mobile applications
Methods and systems for managing distribution and retrieval of data (for example advertising content and viewing statistics) and insertion of control logic (for example display of advertising content) into pre-existing mobile applications. In some arrangements the method includes analyzing the pre-existing application in the context of the target platform and the desired placement of new content, and instrumenting the application to support the addition of the new content.
11/20/14
20140344060
System and method for targeting user interests based on mobile call logs
Techniques are provided that include targeting a user of a mobile electronic device with an interest-based advertisement, based at least in part on various call logs on a user device. Techniques are provided in which a set of calls from a user's call log from a mobile device are assigned to one or more categories indicative of potential user interests for the purposed of targeted advertisements.
11/20/14
20140344056
Teired key communication system and method in support of controlled vendor message processing
A computer-implemented system processes secure electronic documents from one or more content providers in accordance with subscriber instructions has a processor and modules operative within the processor. A monitoring module obtains a provider guid, a subscriber guid, and a transaction id from public metadata associated with a transaction received from a particular content provider.
11/20/14
20140344053
Electronic device and method for manipulating the same
An electronic device comprising a processor, a communication module and a touch screen is provided. The communication module and the touch screen are electrically connected to the processor.
11/20/14
20140344052
Method for presenting an offer over a network
A method includes: receiving notice, via a communications network that a member of a particular market demographic is shopping on-line; analyzing on-line and/or off-line shopping basket content information associated with the market demographic, according to consumer benefit(s) of a product market category of the contents; identifying a consumer need of the market demographic according to the analyzed consumer benefit(s); and communicating information, associated with products or services related to the consumer need, via an electronic communications network, to the market demographic member.. .
11/20/14
20140344043
Methods and systems for converting paper coupons to electronic coupons and subsequently managing paper and electronic coupons from manufacturer to customer to retailer and back to manufacturer also known as a coupon management system
Methods and systems for managing both electronic and paper coupons that includes a coupon web application and coupon card that allows paper coupons to be electronic, paperless, easily accessible, and organized with the use of mobile devices and wireless capable kiosk. Disclosed herein, the aforementioned printed and/or electronic coupons will have the ability to be loaded via web application to mobile device and/or scanned via wireless capable kiosk or personal home scanner.
11/20/14
20140344037
Digital exchange serving as an integrated, continuous sponsorship and promotion system for community businesses, organizations, and schools
A method of operating a digital system where the method includes providing a server connected to a communications network configured for two-way communications for system users, and configuring the server to display purchase offers, prizes, or other marketing information on user devices. The method also includes linking scannable codes with the digital system and user devices, so that when one of the scannable codes is scanned, the user device, on which the scan was made, is connected to a website where an offer is presented, wherein the offer can be a discount associated with a purchase, a sponsorship amount associated with a purchase, a gift card, a rebate, or a prize..
11/20/14
20140344028
Audio/video automated payment facility
A central monitoring station is linked to a plurality of remote terminals, such as payment terminals at a plurality of parking facilities. A two-way communication system enables communication between a customer who is remote from the central monitoring station and an attendant at the central monitoring station.
11/20/14
20140344023
Methodology and process to price benchmark bundled telecommunications products and services
This invention relates generally to a system and method to provide price benchmark for a bundled product consisting of two or more components, with particular application in telecommunications products/services. Benchmarking bundled services usually revolves around choosing a price distribution quantile of (near) identical bundled transactions.


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