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Date/App# patent app List of recent Nic-related patents
09/25/14
20140289908
 Gene combinations for producing punicic acid in transgenic plants patent thumbnailGene combinations for producing punicic acid in transgenic plants
Transgenic plants with enhanced punicic acid accumulation result from over-expression of pgfadx and pgfad2, and optionally, one or more of pgdgat1, pgdgat2, and pgpdat1. The invention also relates to novel isolated punica granatum diacylglycerol acyltransferases: type 1 (pgdgat1), type 2 (pgdgat2) and phospholipid:diacylglycerol acyltransferases (pgpdat1); polynucleotide sequences encoding the dgats and pdat enzymes; polynucleotide constructs, vectors and host cells incorporating the polynucleotide sequences; and methods of producing and using same..
09/25/14
20140289901
 Modulating beta-damascenone in plants patent thumbnailModulating beta-damascenone in plants
A mutant, non-naturally occurring or transgenic plant cell comprising: (i) a polynucleotide comprising, consisting or consisting essentially of a sequence encoding a neoxanthin synthase and having at least 60% sequence identity to seq id no:1 or seq id no. 6; (ii) a polypeptide encoded by the polynucleotide set forth in (i); (iii) a polypeptide having at least 66% sequence identity to seq id no:2 or at least 60% sequence identity to seq id no.
09/25/14
20140289900
 Isolated polynucleotides and polypeptides, and methods of using same for increasing plant yield and/or agricultural characteristics patent thumbnailIsolated polynucleotides and polypeptides, and methods of using same for increasing plant yield and/or agricultural characteristics
Provided are isolated polynucleotides at least 80% identical to seq id nos: 1-479, 813-5173, 8511, 8513, 8515, 8517, 8519, 8521, 8523, 9096-9141 and 9142; and isolated polypeptides at least 80% homologous to an amino acid sequence selected from the group consisting of seq id nos: 624, 480-623, 625-812, 5174-7015, 7017-7021, 7024, 7026-8510, 8512, 8514, 8516, 8518, 8520, 8522, 8524, 9143-9177, such as the polypeptides set forth in seq id no:480-812, 5174-8510, 8512, 8514, 8516, 8518, 8520, 8522, 8524, and 9143-9177, nucleic acid constructs comprising same, transgenic cells and plants expressing same and methods of using same for increasing yield, biomass, growth rate, vigor, oil content, fiber yield, fiber quality, nitrogen use efficiency, and/or abiotic stress tolerance of a plant.. .
09/25/14
20140289898
 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..
09/25/14
20140289882
 Compositions and methods for re-programming cells without genetic modification for repairing cartilage damage patent thumbnailCompositions and methods for re-programming cells without genetic modification for repairing cartilage damage
The present inventions are directed to compositions and methods regarding the reprogramming of other cells (such as embryonic stem cells (escs), induced pluripotent stem cells (ipscs), mscs, fibroblasts, hematopoietic stem cells, endothelian stem cells, adipocytes, chondrocytes, osteoblasts, osteoclasts and endothelial cells) into chondrogenic cells without introducing exogenous genes to the samples. In particular, the present inventions are directed to transducible materials that are capable of transducing into the biological samples but are not genes or causing genetic modifications.
09/25/14
20140289880
 Transgenic chickens patent thumbnailTransgenic chickens
The present invention is transgenic chickens obtained from long-term cultures of avian pgcs and techniques to produce and transgenic birds derived from prolonged pgc cultures. In some embodiments, these pgcs can be transfected with genetic constructs to modify the dna of the pgc, specifically to introduce a transgene encoding an exogenous protein.
09/25/14
20140289879
 Production of transgenic avians using improved retroviral vectors patent thumbnailProduction of transgenic avians using improved retroviral vectors
A transgenic avian containing in its genome an exogenous nucleotide sequence which includes a promoter component and a vector with reduced promoter interference wherein the exogenous nucleotide sequence is integrated into the genome and the avian.. .
09/25/14
20140289867
 Automatic learning multi-modal fraud prevention (lmfp) system patent thumbnailAutomatic learning multi-modal fraud prevention (lmfp) system
A computerized learning multi-modal fraud prevention system and method for generating a data signature of a user, such as one engaged in electronic commerce, to prevent fraudulent activities by machines and persons imitating the user. Steps comprise: fetching a signal of a user's signature stored in memory; generating at least one challenge sequence based on the signal to create a second signature; presenting the generated challenge sequence to the user; collecting the user's challenge response to the generated challenge sequence; computing a quality factor between the user's challenge response and the generated challenge sequence; computing a transaction quality factor and content quality factor and reporting an impostor or re-challenging if the quality factor is below a threshold.
09/25/14
20140289866
 Method and system for mobile operating system takeover patent thumbnailMethod and system for mobile operating system takeover
A software system stored in a memory in a mobile device for preventing access to software applications, said mobile device containing a plurality of software applications, the software system comprising means for allowing a first user to toggle the mobile device between a regular mode and a safe mode; means for identifying, based on information received over a communications network or based on selections by the first user, one or more of the software applications as restricted software applications and one or more of the software applications as safe software applications; means for preventing a second user different from the first user from accessing the restricted software applications while the mobile device operates in the safe mode by displaying a safe mode desktop that excludes icons for the restricted software applications; and means for allowing the first user to access the restricted software applications by displaying a regular desktop having icons for both the restricted software applications and the safe software applications while the mobile device operates in the regular mode.. .
09/25/14
20140289843
 Method of unlocking electronic device by displaying unlocking objects at randomized/user-defined locations and related computer readable medium thereof patent thumbnailMethod of unlocking electronic device by displaying unlocking objects at randomized/user-defined locations and related computer readable medium thereof
A method of unlocking an electronic device having a touch-sensitive display includes at least the following steps: controlling the touch-sensitive display to have unlocking objects displayed at different locations for different time points; and when at least one contact is detected on the touch-sensitive display, determining whether to unlock the electronic device by referring to a contact status on the touch-sensitive display. Besides, a computer readable medium storing a program code is also provided, where the program code causes a processor to perform following steps when executed by the processor: controlling the touch-sensitive display to have unlocking objects displayed at different locations for different time points; and when at least one contact is detected on the touch-sensitive display, determining whether to unlock an electronic device by referring to a contact status on the touch-sensitive display..
09/25/14
20140289826
Establishing a communication session
A secure communication session is established between a first endpoint and a second endpoint. The first endpoint can contact the second endpoint via a first communication network and via a second communication network.
09/25/14
20140289823
Methods and apparatus for non-contact radio frequency detection and automatic establishment of corresponding communication channel
Methods and apparatus for establishing secure communications are disclosed. An identifier is received from a personal object such as a ring.
09/25/14
20140289806
Method, apparatus and electronic device for enabling private browsing
The present disclosure discloses a method, apparatus, browser, electronic device and computer readable storage medium for enabling private browsing, and belongs to the field of computer technology. The method includes receiving user identification information for enabling a private browsing mode of the browser; checking whether the user identification information is matched with the prestored user identification information; and enabling the private browsing mode of the browser if the checking result is that the user identification information is matched with a prestored user identification information.
09/25/14
20140289798
Information processing apparatus, communication system, and computer-readable medium
An information processing apparatus includes a request information reception unit that receives a request for information processing from a client apparatus, an inquiry information transmission unit that inquires about the presence of authentication information for the information processing, first and second determination units, a prompt information transmission unit, an acquisition information reception unit, and a process start unit. If the first determination unit determines that any piece of the authentication information is missing, using a response to the inquiry, the second determination unit determines whether a second apparatus is to be prompted to obtain the missing authentication information, based on predetermined information.
09/25/14
20140289794
Communications device with secure data path processing agents
A network system comprising memory configured to store a device communication activity policy, and a policy verification processor configured to (a) receive a device data record over a trusted communication link between the network system and a device data record generator on a communications device, the device data record comprising information about a data communications activity by the communications device, the information configured to assist the policy verification processor in determining whether the communications device is operating or has operated in accordance with the device communication activity policy, (b) determine, based on the device data record, whether the communications device is operating or has operated in accordance with the device communication activity policy, and (c) upon determining that the communications device is not operating or has not operated in accordance with the device communication activity policy, initiate an error handling action.. .
09/25/14
20140289789
Cloud based real time app privacy dashboard
A method of operating an electronic device comprises detecting access to private information stored in memory of the electronic device. The detecting is performed by a privacy management module downloadable to the electronic device as object code for execution on the electronic device and the access is performed by a client application program.
09/25/14
20140289786
Set top box browser control via a wireless handset
A system and method for providing internet access via a set top box may include operating, on the set top box, a browser configured to display data associated with a website. A command may be received from a wireless communications device via a communications network.
09/25/14
20140289769
Method and apparatus for communicating electronic service guide information in a satellite television system
Aspects of a method and apparatus for communicating electronic service guide information in a satellite television system are provided. A satellite communication system may receive a signal via an interface to a satellite dish, and receive data from a network via a second interface (e.g., an interface to a lan or a wan, such as the internet).
09/25/14
20140289727
Computing device and method for expanding hardware functions of the computing device
In a method for expanding hardware functions of a computing device, a virtual component is created in the computing device. The virtual component corresponds to a physical component desired by the computing device.
09/25/14
20140289725
Threads in operating systems without kernel thread support
Techniques are provided to avow concurrent operation of threads in an operating system that does not support kernel threads. A first process may create a first thread.
09/25/14
20140289683
Method and apparatus for calculating channel quality adaptively in mobile communication system
A method and apparatus for a configurable screen lock are disclosed herein, including receiving a request to release the screen lock while the electronic device is in a screen lock state, and in response to the request, displaying on a display a screen lock setting screen enabling adjustment of at least one execution condition of the screen lock.. .
09/25/14
20140289669
User interface icon management method and touch device
A user interface icon management method and a touch device to enhance user experience are provided. The method includes: receiving a state activation instruction based on an icon by using a screen of a touch device, so as to activate the icon into a movable state; receiving, by the touch device, a page switching instruction by using a screen edge area, and switching a currently displayed user interface page according to the page switching instruction; and releasing the icon so that the touch device moves the icon to a target user interface page.
09/25/14
20140289668
Electronic display with a virtual bezel
An electronic device with a touchscreen display is provided comprising an active touchscreen region and a virtual bezel area, the active touchscreen region functioning to process a first set of touch-based inputs from a user of the electronic device according to a first mode of operation, and the virtual bezel area functioning to process a second set of touch-based inputs from a user of the electronic device according to a second mode of operation.. .
09/25/14
20140289666
Information browsing on an electronic device
A method, system and/or computer program product for information browsing comprises: obtaining screen partition information of an electronic device; obtaining a position of a user's current input on the screen; obtaining file segmentation information describing a mapping relationship between file segments and screen partitions; determining a file segment corresponding to the user's current input based on the screen partition information, the position of the user's current input on the screen, and the file segmentation information; and displaying a preview of the determined file segment that corresponds to the user's current input.. .
09/25/14
20140289652
Electronic device and method for activating application after unlocking
A method for activating applications of an electronic device by setting one or more time intervals and one or more applications of the electronic device to correspond to the one or more time intervals. When the electronic device is unlocked and the current time is located within one of the one or more time intervals, an application corresponding to the one of the time intervals where the current time is located can be automatically activated..
09/25/14
20140289642
Method of single-handed software operation of large form factor mobile electronic devices
A method of enabling single-handed user-software interactions in a large form-factor electronic device having a touch screen for receiving user thumb input actions via an operating system desktop, the method comprising the steps of: positioning a single-handed utilization zone on the mobile electronic device desktop at about a determined location of the thumb of a device holding user; and populating said single-handed utilization zone with a plurality of actionable icons arranged in a horizontal pitch and a vertical pitch determined based on a user profile and the size said single-handed utilization zone.. .
09/25/14
20140289633
Method and electronic device for information processing
The present disclosure provides a method and an electronic device for information processing. The electronic device comprises a sensing unit and a display unit having a display area.
09/25/14
20140289599
Electronic book
Electronic book device and method comprising: a screen for displaying an electronic book. A processor arranged to receive a signal defining a selected area within the electronic book, configure the selected area to launch a function, and execute the function when launched from the selected area..
09/25/14
20140289585
Signal generating apparatus and signal generating method
In a multi-antenna communication system using ldpc codes, a simple method is used to effectively improve the received quality by performing a retransmittal of less data without restricting applicable ldpc codes. In a case of a non-retransmittal, a multi-antenna transmitting apparatus transmits, from two antennas, ldpc encoded data formed by ldpc encoding blocks.
09/25/14
20140289581
Cooperative communication system with adaptive packet retransmission strategy
In the event of failure (n3) of the destination terminal to successfully decode the data in the packet of the second transmission (t2), selection of the source terminal and/or relay terminal to retransmit the data of the packet to the destination terminal in a third transmission (t3), where the selection may be based on an assessment of the reliability of the transmission channel between the source terminal and the destination terminal and of the transmission channel between the relay terminal and the destination terminal.. .
09/25/14
20140289570
Virtual baseboard management controller
A system firmware agent providing the capabilities of a baseboard management controller (bmc) from within system management mode (smm) is discussed. A virtual bmc provides dedicated communication channels for system firmware, other bmcs in the platform and remote management agents.
09/25/14
20140289558
Managing task object state utilizing a reliable messaging model
Embodiments of the present invention address deficiencies of the art in respect to task object state management for workflow management systems and provide a novel and non-obvious method, system and computer program product for managing task object state utilizing a reliable messaging model. In an embodiment of the invention, a method for managing task object state utilizing a reliable messaging model is provided.
09/25/14
20140289542
Electronic device controlling user setting depending on battery state, computer readable medium, and method for deciding permission/ prohibition of selection
An electronic device includes: a storage battery; a residual quantity detection section that detects an electrical storage residual quantity of the storage battery; a setting member for receiving an input of a user setting including a plurality of options; a permission/prohibition deciding member that decides whether or not selection of each of the options corresponding to the user setting received by the setting member is permitted on the basis of the electrical storage residual quantity detected by the residual quantity detection section; and an indicating member that indicates an option which is prohibited from being selected by the permission/prohibition deciding member and an option which is permitted to be selected by the permission/prohibition deciding member so that each of the option prohibited from being selected and the option permitted to be selected is distinguishable.. .
09/25/14
20140289532
Validity determination method and validity determination apparatus
A validity determination method includes having a receiving apparatus of electronic data identify a public key corresponding to an electronic signature attached to the received electronic data among one or more public keys having respective valid terms, send a resend-request of the electronic data if the identified public key is not valid, and determine validity of the electronic data based on whether the electronic data is resent in response to the resend-request; and having a sending apparatus of the electronic data resend the electronic data to the receiving apparatus in response to receiving the resend-request if the sending apparatus has sent the electronic data relevant to the resend-request in a past.. .
09/25/14
20140289531
Communication system, relay device, and non-transitory computer readable medium
A communication system includes a first relay device connected to a first network accessible by any user, and a second relay device connected to a second network accessible by a specific user. The first relay device includes a first receiver, a first authentication information acquisition unit, and a first transmitter.
09/25/14
20140289528
System and method for privacy-enhanced data synchronization
A system, apparatus, method, and machine readable medium are described for establishing a trust circle between multiple devices. For example, one embodiment of a method comprises: transmitting first data from a first device to a second device over a secure communication channel, the first data including at least one key and an identification code identifying a trust circle which includes the first device; the second device generating second data using at least a portion of the first data including the identification code and transmitting the second data over a network to a service; the first device connecting to the service using the identification code to identify the second data, validating the integrity of the second data, and responsively generating third data; and the service storing at least a portion of the second data and the third data to establish a trust relationship between the first device and the second device..
09/25/14
20140289522
Modular wireless communicator
A wireless communicator including a housing, wireless communication functionality located within the housing, native user interface functionality cooperating with the wireless communication functionality and including user interface surfaces located on at least one outer facing surface of the housing, and pouching responsive electrical interconnection functionality responsive to pouching orientation of the housing in a pouch of an enhanced function device for automatically causing the wireless communication functionality to adapt to interoperation with parenting user interface functionality forming part of the enhanced function device at least partially instead of with the native user interface functionality. A method is also described and claimed..
09/25/14
20140289521
Reoccurring keying system
A secure communication system or method are disclosed that may employ a constant level of trust between participants and a security management entity. As part of the constant level of trust, a communication policy may cause participants to request key validation every time the participant wishes to take an action that requires use of a key.
09/25/14
20140289520
Communication device, communication system, communication method, and computer program product
According to an embodiment, a communication device is connected to a first network and a second network. The communication device includes a generating unit and a converting unit.
09/25/14
20140289512
Method for certificate generation and revocation with privacy preservation
Embodiments of the present invention are directed to methods and systems for generating and revoking, as well as validating, certificates used to protect communications within networks while maintaining privacy protection. In the context of a method, certificate generation and revocation with privacy preservation comprises determining a secret value to be used by a certificate authority and an entity; constructing a key tree based on the secret value, wherein the leaves of the key tree represent derived keys for the certificates for the entity; and generating certificates for the entity based in part on the key tree leaves.
09/25/14
20140289511
Configuration profile validation on ios using ssl and redirect
An application management agent running on a wireless communications device restricts access to device functionality (e.g., applications and device features) unless the application management agent has determined that a particular configuration profile has been installed on the device (after which the application management agent permits access to device functionality, and an operating system of the device enforces policy settings specified in the configuration profile). The application management agent confirms the presence of the configuration profile by initiating an ssl handshake with a client certificate request for a client ssl certificate embedded in the configuration profile.
09/25/14
20140289510
Configuration profile validation on ios based on root certificate validation
An application management agent running on a wireless communications device restricts access to device functionality (e.g., applications and device features) unless the application management agent has determined that a particular configuration profile has been installed on the device (after which the application management agent permits access to device functionality, and an operating system of the device enforces policy settings specified in the configuration profile). The application management agent confirms the presence of the configuration profile by using a validation certificate to validate against a root certificate embedded in a configuration profile installed on the device.
09/25/14
20140289467
Cache miss detection filter
Systems and methods are provided that facilitate cache miss detection in an electronic device. The system contains a probabilistic filter coupled to the processing device.
09/25/14
20140289465
Smart card, portable electronic device and smart card processing device
According to an embodiment, a smart card includes a communication section and a control section. The communication section communicates with the external device.
09/25/14
20140289456
Disk logging method applicable to storage medium and electrnoic device, storage medium using the same and electronic device using the same
The present disclosure proposes a disk logging method configured for an electronic device comprising a temporary non-volatile storage medium to log data from a volatile memory to said first storage medium, and the method includes the elements of aggregating data from applications of the electronic device in a queue, transferring the aggregated data to a per device queue targeted toward a native queue of the storage medium, writing the data stored in the native queue of the storage medium into a disk platter of the storage medium, and transmitting an interrupt in response to the completion of the writing of the data to the disk platter, wherein the first batch size is dynamically adjusted such that the step of writing the data to the platter takes more time than the step of transferring the data from the per device queue to the native queue of the storage medium.. .
09/25/14
20140289431
Interface apparatus connected with electronic device
An interface apparatus is capable of connecting with a plurality of external devices and an electronic device. The electronic device generates control signals and a selecting signal.
09/25/14
20140289409
Method and system for managing global network access
An access management system provides tiered access to a global communications network. A default level of restricted access to the global communications network, for example the internet, is provided free for all users with a compatible communications device, and at least one subscription level of service is provided to users for a fee.
09/25/14
20140289386
Electronic arrangement and related method for dynamic resource management
Electronic arrangement for managing system resources based on user perception includes a processing entity, a memory entity, and a data transfer entity, the arrangement being configured to transmit data identifying a recurring online survey including a number of questions regarding the managed resources to a plurality of respondents each of which being associated with at least one terminal device reachable via the communications network. The arrangement customizes the survey to each respondent relative to at least one question through indication of previous answer by the user to the same question already answered in a previous round of the survey to enable the respondent to recall the previous answer and scale the current answer consistently, receive data indicative of answers to the survey questions provided by the plurality of respondents via the associated terminal devices, determine on the basis of the indicated answers a number of representative respondents from the plurality..
09/25/14
20140289383
Provisioning of network communication parameters based on device type
The device type of a user computing device may be used to optimize network communication sessions. In one implementation, an indication of the device type of the user computing device may be received and a communication profile for the user computing device may be determined.
09/25/14
20140289381
Optimization of enhanced network links
A method and apparatus for dynamic network link acceleration provides a managed communication link for accelerated and reliable network communication between a client and other network devices. In one or more embodiments, a client computing device which generates communication packets of a first type is enhanced with a front end mechanism which selectively encodes the data packets into packets of a second type.
09/25/14
20140289379
Control apparatus, communication system, virtual network management method, and program
A control apparatus includes: a virtual network configuration information storage unit storing a configuration(s) of a virtual network(s); a terminal point information storage unit associating a virtual terminal point(s) on the virtual network(s) with a terminal point(s) of the packet forwarding node(s) and storing the associated nodes; a control unit controlling packet forwarding on the virtual network(s) configured by the packet forwarding node(s); and a virtual network updating unit performing, when the control apparatus receives a packet from a source that is not connected to an existing virtual terminal point, addition of a virtual terminal point to the virtual network(s) and addition of a new entry to the terminal point information storage unit, based on a virtual terminal point addition rule(s) defining a correspondence relationship between a value in a predetermined field in a packet header and a virtual terminal point connection position on the virtual network(s).. .
09/25/14
20140289372
Methods and systems for content delivery
Embodiments of the present invention relate to method and system for transferring media content between two telecommunication devices. The method recited in the invention is for delivering media content from a first telecommunication device to a second telecommunication device.
09/25/14
20140289361
Communication system, information processing apparatus, and non-transitory computer readable medium
A communication system includes an information processing apparatus and a relay apparatus. The information processing apparatus generates, when performing processing on first information which has been obtained, second information and transmits the generated second information to the relay apparatus.
09/25/14
20140289356
Terminal control system, method for controlling terminal, and electronic device
There is provided a terminal control system including: a first terminal; a second terminal connected to the first terminal by short-distance wireless communication; and a server on a network connected to the second terminal via a communication link, in which the server includes: a storage unit which stores predetermined information to be detected by the first terminal and a sequence of processing commands to be executed by the second terminal in a manner such that the information and the processing commands are related to each other; and a terminal control unit sends the sequence of processing commands to the second terminal with reference to the storage unit so as to allow the second terminal to execute the processing commands in response to receiving the predetermined information from the first terminal via the second terminal.. .
09/25/14
20140289353
Network module
A home network, in one embodiment including a home wiring system; a demarcation point unit in electrical communication with the home wiring system; and a home network module in electrical communication with the home wiring system. The home network module is adapted for connection to a home electronic device.
09/25/14
20140289329
Providing event data to a group of contacts
Data related to an event is provided to a group of contacts while the event is occurring via an event user interface that enables the group of contacts to coordinate with one another during the event. In this regard, an event coordination service is provides the event data to each contact of the group for review via an event user interface that is persistently displayed on a telecommunication or other computing device associated with the contact for the contact's easy and immediate reference during the event.
09/25/14
20140289314
Systems for distributing applications and methods of operation of same
A managed services platform and method of operation of same are described herein. The platform can include a device management service (dms) server in which the dms server can act as a gateway for communications with one or more computing devices, and the computing devices are associated with a first entity.
09/25/14
20140289313
Communication device, communication system, and communication method
A communication device, including: a processor configured to estimate each of a plurality of first throughputs for each of a plurality of first route patterns corresponding to each of combinations of a plurality of first routes used in parallel, coupling the communication device to a first content server, estimate each of a plurality of second throughputs for each of a plurality of second route patterns corresponding to each of combinations of a plurality of second routes used in parallel, coupling the communication device to a second content server, select one of the plurality of the first and second route patterns based on the estimated plurality of the first and second throughputs, acquire an identical content from the first content server or the second content server using the selected one of the plurality of the first and second route patterns, and transmit the acquired identical content to a terminal device.. .
09/25/14
20140289307
Method for transmitting data between electronic devices
A method provides fast data transmission between electronic devices, and avoids network congestion. A number of electronic devices in a network are divided into a client group including client devices and a server group including service devices.
09/25/14
20140289302
Managing task object state utilizing a reliable messaging model
Embodiments of the present invention address deficiencies of the art in respect to task object state management for workflow management systems and provide a novel and non-obvious method, system and computer program product for managing task object state utilizing a reliable messaging model. In an embodiment of the invention, a method for managing task object state utilizing a reliable messaging model is provided.
09/25/14
20140289272
Automatically subscribing users of an enterprise network to a record
Various implementations are directed to systems, apparatus, computer-implemented methods and storage media for detecting a change in a status of a record and, in response to the detection of the change in status, identifying related users that are currently relevant to the record based on the change in the status. The identified users are subscribed to the record, and as a result, communications generated for the record are distributed to them.
09/25/14
20140289259
Social cue based electronic communication ranking
A set of electronic communications of different types that the user has sent and/or received, such as email messages, text messages, instant messages, and so forth is obtained. The set of electronic communications can be obtained in various manners, such as by searching the electronic communications of the user for those electronic communications that satisfy user provided search criteria.
09/25/14
20140289249
System and method for message clustering
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.
09/25/14
20140289234
System and method for location based exchanges of data facilitating distributed locational applications
Provided is a distributed system and method for enabling new and useful location dependent features and functionality to mobile data processing systems. Mobile data processing systems interact with each other as peers in communications and interoperability.
09/25/14
20140289206
Cooperative grid based picture archiving and communication system
It uses service-oriented and event-driven concepts and methods to design and implement a new grid-based image communication and management system to solve the problems encountered in distributing archived image information, coordinating work and managing in a virtually centralized way (virtual super-pacs) of different pacs or archiving systems under varied operating environments.. .
09/25/14
20140289201
Electronic device system restoration by tapping mechanism
Technology disclosed herein includes a method for system restoration between computing devices by a tapping mechanism. A first device detects (e.g., via nfc) a second device in proximity.
09/25/14
20140289198
Tracking and maintaining affinity of machines migrating across hosts or clouds
Affinities between hosts in a virtualized environment may be monitored, such as by analyzing application interactions and network communications. Hosts that are determined to have dependencies on each other may be migrated together to improve performance of the hosts, such as by reducing network traffic.
09/25/14
20140289194
Game state synchronization and restoration across multiple devices
Technology for a method for backing up and restoring game application state across multiple devices is disclosed herein. The method includes running an instance of a game application, by a distributed system, at a first electronic device, determining a backup event that occurs in the first electronic device, wherein the backup event suggests a backup of application state data and the application state data represent an application state of the game application at the backup event, and transmitting the application state data of the game application to a remote storage service, in response to the backup event.
09/25/14
20140289145
Systems, methods, and devices for matching a job opening and/or job candidate with a job type
Methods for matching a job opening and/or a job candidate with a job type are provided. A method of matching a job opening with a job type may include receiving job opening information via an electronic device and/or a server, and matching a plurality of job openings described in the job opening information with a plurality of respective job types, using an electronic database.
09/25/14
20140289144
Systems, methods, and devices for matching a job opening and/or job candidate with a job type
Methods for matching a job opening and/or a job candidate with a job type are provided. A method of matching a job opening with a job type may include receiving job opening information via an electronic device and/or a server, and matching a plurality of job openings described in the job opening information with a plurality of respective job types, using an electronic database.
09/25/14
20140289143
Systems, methods, and devices for matching a job opening and/or job candidate with a job type
Methods for matching a job opening and/or a job candidate with a job type are provided. A method of matching a job opening with a job type may include receiving job opening information via an electronic device and/or a server, and matching a plurality of job openings described in the job opening information with a plurality of respective job types, using an electronic database.
09/25/14
20140289135
Managing collaborative activity
A system facilitates collaborative communications and information sharing in a network defined by a model. The model and a portion of the system are stored on a storage component coupled to a terminal.
09/25/14
20140289131
Messaging protocol for secure communication
An illustrative method, system, and device for communicating a message over a network between a trusted service manager and a mobile device having a security element includes the steps of: providing a message having a header field and a message field; providing a number in the header field that is unique to the mobile device; providing a message in the message field, the message coming from the mobile device if communicated from the mobile device to a trusted service manager and coming from the trusted service manager if communicated from the trusted service manager to the mobile device; and providing a messaging protocol that enables the network to distinguish between a message having the unique mobile device number in the header field and a message that is without the unique mobile device number in the header field.. .
09/25/14
20140289121
Method for processing a payment
In a method for processing a payment, an electronic device receives transaction information related to a transaction and to a payment for the transaction, accesses a payment card via a portable payment device, cooperates with the payment card to generate a payment command to include at least the transaction information, establishes a session with a banking server, and transmits the payment command to the banking server under the session. The banking server identifies validity of the payment card based on the payment command, and processes the payment according to the transaction information afterward.
09/25/14
20140289111
Methods and systems for exchanging and/or transferring various forms of value
Methods and systems for exchanging various forms of value, including coins, currency, credit, debit, and/or bank account funds, for prepaid cash cards, credit cards, phone cards, and the like. In one embodiment, a value exchange machine includes a coin input region, a coin sorting/counting apparatus, a card reader, and a communications facility configured to communicate with a remote computer network.
09/25/14
20140289054
Behavioral tracking system and method in support of high-engagement communications
Disclosed is a system and method to measure a first customer's interest and transmit a targeted communication to the first customer as a function of the measured customer interest. Various customer actions are determined, including actions associated with: a plurality of customers on a plurality of destination sites; the first customer on the plurality of destination sites; the plurality of customers on each of at least some of the plurality of destination sites; and the first customer on the at least some sites.
09/25/14
20140289050
Output of advertisement utilizing exchange of item data
A terminal device includes an owner attribute information holding unit, a program execution unit, an item data holding unit, an output unit, an item data reception unit, a partner attribute information holding unit, an advertisement output unit, and network communication unit. The owner attribute information holding unit holds one or more pieces of owner attribute information.
09/25/14
20140289049
Communication system for the display of advertisements
Communication system for displaying advertisements, characterized in that it comprises a cascade geolocation system.. .
09/25/14
20140289019
Information system to obtain an exposition rating of a geographical area
An information system is provided to obtain an exposition rating of a certain geographical area. A computer-implemented method is provided to obtain the exposition rating of a certain geographical area.
09/25/14
20140289001
System and method for recruiting subjects for research studies and clinical trials over the internet
A system and method for managing private records and other confidential information is provided, including a patient interface that allows patients to configure privileges for various parties to access various private records or portions thereof. A database can be accessed via a privacy engine, which respects the configured privileges and allows searching for private records.


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