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08/18/16
20160242001 
 Method and mobile terminal for displaying prompt information patent thumbnailMethod and mobile terminal for displaying prompt information
The present disclosure provides a method and a mobile terminal for displaying prompt information. The method of the present disclosure includes: monitoring, by a mobile terminal, an application and/or a process in the mobile terminal; determining, by the mobile terminal, after monitoring data detected for the application and/or the process has reached a set threshold, and according to a correspondence between monitoring data and events, an event that corresponds to the monitoring data; determining, by the mobile terminal, according to a correspondence between events and prompt information, prompt information that corresponds to the event; and playing, by the mobile terminal, video data associated with the determined prompt information on the mobile terminal..
Hisense Mobile Communications Technology Co., Ltd.


08/18/16
20160241641 
 Promotion of internet-of-things (iot) connectivity patent thumbnailPromotion of internet-of-things (iot) connectivity
A data-processing system that implements a b2b iot marketplace includes a dictionary of data structures for each of a plurality of registered iot devices, a translator for mapping a data structure in a first iot device to a corresponding data structure in a second iot device, and a platform configured for interaction with iot device makers to enable a first iot device maker to register an iot device, and for enabling the first iot device maker to identify other iot devices with which the first iot device is to establish operability.. .

08/18/16
20160241622 
 Method for delivering music content to a smart phone patent thumbnailMethod for delivering music content to a smart phone
A method of distributing media content using mobile communication devices including providing media access cards which promote selected media content to users of such devices whereby a user may access a web server associated with the media access cards and download application software enabling access to selected media content via a mobile device, the media access cards including a machine readable identification number code that identifies media content associated with the card whereby the application software facilitates reading and transmitting the code to a web server via the mobile device, receiving the identification number with the web server and using the identification number to locate a table value in a database wherein a plurality of media access cards identification numbers are associated with a media content table value, using the table value to identify media codes associated with the selected content server which transmits media to the mobile device.. .
1974 Productions Inc.


08/18/16
20160241546 
 Provide insensitive summary for an encrypted document patent thumbnailProvide insensitive summary for an encrypted document
An insensitive summary of an encrypted electronic document, such as email, is provided. The insensitive summary provides a summary of the encrypted electronic document without providing sensitive information, such as passwords.
Ca, Inc.


08/18/16
20160241544 
 User identity verification method and system, password protection apparatus and storage medium patent thumbnailUser identity verification method and system, password protection apparatus and storage medium
A user verification method and system, a password protection apparatus and a storage medium are disclosed, and the method includes: receiving an operation request containing a user identity of a user sent by the user via a user terminal; generating identity verification information according to the user identity; sending the identity verification information to an nfc terminal through near field communication with the nfc terminal, so that the nfc terminal prompts the user to provide identity acknowledgement; receiving identity acknowledgement information from the nfc terminal, if the identity acknowledgement is provided by the user, where the identity acknowledgement information contains an identifier of the nfc terminal; determining whether the user identity matches the identifier of the nfc terminal according to the identity acknowledgement information; and sending operation response information to the user terminal of the user if the user identity matches the identifier of the nfc terminal.. .
Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited


08/18/16
20160241510 
 Generating consistent suggested domain names from user feedback patent thumbnailGenerating consistent suggested domain names from user feedback
Systems and methods of the present invention provide for servers generating a suggested domain name from a requested domain name via a modification using a variation algorithm using a first variation technique in a plurality of variation techniques. The server(s) render a user feedback interface including the suggested domain name and a first and second user interface control encoding a positive and negative response to the variation technique respectively.
Go Daddy Operating Company, Llc


08/18/16
20160240716 
 Additional foundation layer for thin layer solar cells patent thumbnailAdditional foundation layer for thin layer solar cells
The present invention concerns an improved method for the manufacture of cdte thin-layer solar cells or a semi-finished product therefor, which provides for the application of an additional, adhesion-promoting layer which is applied to the front contact layer following its deposition in order to improve the growth of the subsequent cds layer; it also concerns a thin-layer solar cell produced by said method. Cdte is a particularly preferred material for the adhesion-promoting layer, which is preferably a monolayer..
Ctf Solar Gmbh


08/18/16
20160240557 
 Array substrate and manufacturing method thereof, and display device including the array substrate patent thumbnailArray substrate and manufacturing method thereof, and display device including the array substrate
An array substrate and manufacturing method thereof and a display device having the array substrate are provided. The array substrate includes a non-pixel region distributed in the form of a grid and a plurality of sub-pixel regions formed by being surrounded by the non-pixel region, a plurality of scan lines (12) and data lines (16) disposed in a crossing manner are provided within the non-pixel region, and a common electrode (20) is provided in the sub-pixel regions and the non-pixel region.
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.


08/18/16
20160240395 
 Methods of promoting adhesion between underfill and conductive bumps and structures formed thereby patent thumbnailMethods of promoting adhesion between underfill and conductive bumps and structures formed thereby
Methods of forming a microelectronic packaging structure and associated structures formed thereby are described. Those methods and structures may include modifying an underfill material with one of a thiol adhesion promoter, an azole coupling agent, surface modified filler, and peroxide based cross-linking polymer chemistries to greatly enhance adhesion in package structures utilizing the embodiments herein..
Intel Corporation


08/18/16
20160240104 
 Method for numerically measuring mathematical fitness patent thumbnailMethod for numerically measuring mathematical fitness
A method for measuring the mathematical fitness of a plurality of user accounts. The method includes prompting an arbitrary account from the user accounts to solve a mathematical problem through a corresponding personal computing (pc) device.
Brainquake Inc


08/18/16
20160240063 

Position information prompting method, device and system


The present invention discloses a position information prompting method, device, and system. A designated server receives from a portable locator multiple position point information obtained according to pre-set time and positioning time corresponding to each position point information, generates a movement track of the portable locator, and records the movement track; then, when the designated server receives the current position point information transmitted by the portable locator, according to the current position point information, an alert signal is generated if the current position point corresponding to the current position point information is not on the recorded movement track.
Beijing Qihoo Technology Company Limited


08/18/16
20160239896 

Mobile website real property search and map display system and method


The mobile web applications allow a user to search on a web-map for real properties anywhere in the world using mobile web browser devices. By simply entering a property geographical location (i.e., city, county, state, or zip code), an area map is prompt on the device, and one or more color coded pins are simultaneously generated on the map to identify the locations and the types of properties for sale.

08/18/16
20160239885 

Method of making and managing online purchases from different external vendors


A method of making and managing online purchases from different external vendors helps users shop online across a plurality of external vendor websites. Users are able to track and manage purchases through a single user interface.

08/18/16
20160239872 

Characterized wireless signal mobile messaging method and system


Disclosed are methods and systems of communicating signals among promoter, audience, promotion operator by way of wireless signaling and mobile messaging. The methods can be used in, but not limited to, mobile messaging, tv promotion, digital out-of-home promotion, storefront promotion, location specific promotion or announcement and others.

08/18/16
20160239868 

Systems and methods for inferring matches and logging-in of online users across devices


Systems and methods are disclosed for associating a plurality of internet-enabled devices with a common user profile for targeting internet content or advertising. One method includes: receiving, from a plurality of internet-enabled devices, a plurality of requests for electronic content or advertising; extracting, from each of the plurality of requests, a source ip address and a unique identifier associated with the respective internet-enabled device; identifying each possible pair of devices from which requests were received; calculating for each possible pair of devices a probability that the pair of devices are owned or operated by a common user; and prompting a user to either confirm a characteristic of a prior browsing session or to log-in to an account associated with the common user based on a comparison of the calculated probability to one or more thresholds..
Aol Advertising Inc.


08/18/16
20160239862 

Method of discount service according to the goods purchase use sequence, and apparatus thereof


When an available affiliated store registered in units of groups is used, the service apparatus manages group members' sequence of using the affiliated store, cumulative usage histories, and cumulative payment amounts to calculate a discount rate according to the usage sequence, the cumulative usage histories, and the cumulative payment amounts. The discount rate can be calculated in proportion to the usage sequence.
Sk Planet Co., Ltd.


08/18/16
20160239859 

Representation and dissemination of user preferences


A method for disseminating user preference data, the method comprising: determining a user preference representation, wherein the user preference representation is configured to represent user preference data of a user towards any one or more of promotions, purchases and payment; and disseminating the user preference representation to a plurality of recipients, wherein the plurality of recipients processes the user preference representation to recover the user preference data of the user, to regulate delivery of content to the user.. .
Mastercard Asia/pacific Pte. Ltd.


08/18/16
20160239694 

Rfid-to-bluetooth selective adapter with multiple rfid integrated chips


Rfid-to-bluetooth selective adapter with multiple rfid integrated chips mounted on rfid elevator controller, having customized rfid transponders, a bluetooth module, and an extended i/o connector is disclosed. Customized rfid transponders include rfid integrated chips, rfid sensor coils, and a spnt switch.
Polaris Tech Global Limited


08/18/16
20160239639 

Exercise management system


This invention pertains to a system for providing exercise programs to users based on regimens prepared by health care practitioners. Each regimen is automatically converted into a set of exercise sessions, each session consisting of one or more exercises.

08/18/16
20160239575 

Personalization engine for building a user profile


User profiles are created based on taxonomic nouns related to documents accessed by the user. The profiles can be leveraged to create lists, such as mailing lists and lead lists, to target content, such as offers, to persons most likely to be interested in the content.
Cbs Interactive Inc.


08/18/16
20160239336 

Determining performance states of parent components in a virtual-machine environment based on performance states of related child components during a time period


Techniques promote monitoring of hypervisor systems by presenting dynamic representations of hypervisor architectures that include performance indicators. A reviewer can interact with the representation to progressively view select lower-level performance indicators.
Splunk Inc.


08/18/16
20160239253 

Method for audio correction in electronic devices


A method of adjusting frequency based audio levels in an electronic device to compensate for hearing loss without the aid of additional apparatus is disclosed. The device supplies a user with audio stimulus, such as a tone at a set frequency and decibel level, and prompts the user with a question as to whether the tone was audible.

08/18/16
20160239193 

Method and mobile terminal for displaying visual prompt


The present disclosure provides a method and a mobile terminal for displaying a visual prompt. The method, implemented in the mobile terminal, includes: monitoring an application; determining after detecting that running of the application has met an interruption trigger condition, and according to a current display probability x, whether a first virtual animation image including option information on the application interruption needs to be displayed; and displaying, after it is determined that the first virtual animation image needs to be displayed, the first virtual animation image.
Hisense Mobile Communications Technology Co., Ltd.


08/18/16
20160239060 

Independent power collapse methodology


The feature size of semiconductor devices continues to decrease in each new generation. Smaller channel lengths lead to increased leakage currents.
Qualcomm Incorporated


08/18/16
20160238999 

Method, time consumer system, and computer program product for maintaining accurate time on an ideal clock


Methods, time consumer systems, and computer program products for maintaining accurate time on an ideal clock of a timing device are disclosed. The method includes receiving time information from a local clock, a reference clock, and one or more secondary clocks.
Finite State Research Llc


08/18/16
20160238723 

Efficient and stable absorbing boundary condition in finite-difference calculations


Method for generating an effective, efficient, and stable absorbing boundary condition in finite-difference calculations, such as model-simulation of predicted seismic data. The top surface and optionally the bottom surface of the computational domain or grid are treated with one or more layers of pml (51), preferably 1d pml, assuming an orthorhombic medium in the pml implementation (52).

08/18/16
20160238328 

Heat exchanger, such as a charge air cooler


A heat exchanger, such as a water cooled charge air cooler, is disclosed for cooling of charge air with the aid of coolant. In at least one embodiment, the heat exchanger includes charge air tubes and coolant turbulators made of corrugated sheet metal interposed between the air tubes.
Titanx Engine Cooling Holding Ab


08/18/16
20160238097 

Single-side double-inclined-surface disc-type brake


The invention relates to a disc-type brake which can use the energy of a transport machine during its traveling to brake, has a huge self-energizing action and is used for a motorcycle, a car, a truck, a train and an elevator. The brake has a very small control force (power), is simple and reliable and has a small volume.
Chengdu Shuangchen Technology Co., Ltd.


08/18/16
20160238072 

Slide bearing comprising a primer system as adhesion promoter


The moieties r1 and r2 can be the same or different. The moieties r1 and r2 can be selected from the group consisting of methyl, ethyl, n-propyl, i-propyl, and a functionalized alkyl group r′—(ch2)z—, wherein z is at least 1.

08/18/16
20160237957 

Module applying hydrogen generting device for supporting combustion of internal combustion engine


A module applying a hydrogen generating device for supporting combustion of an internal combustion engine is provided. A hydrogen generating device of the module primarily utilizes a plasma column to assist air and a hydrogen-containing substance to produce a plasma chemical reaction, such a hydrogen component is decomposed from the hydrogen-containing substance and transported into an internal combustion engine.
China New Energy Technology Co., Ltd.


08/18/16
20160237779 

Method and filling an annulus between casing and rock in an oil or gas well


The invention relates to the decommissioning of hydrocarbon wells. It concerns the artificial promoting or inducing of creep in the overburden formation 3 surrounding an oil well 1, so that the formation rock 3 encroaches against the casing 5 to form a seal.
Conocophillips Company


08/18/16
20160237716 

Hemispherical, breathable, double-wall, all-season, portable building


A portable building for all seasons combines elegant design with durability and functionality. An air pocket between two walls creates efficient thermal insulation in winter.

08/18/16
20160237586 

Processes to reduce interfacial enrichment of alloying elements under anodic oxide films and improve anodized appearance of heat treatable alloys


Anodic oxide coatings and methods for forming anodic oxide coatings on metal alloy substrates are disclosed. Methods involve post-anodizing processes that improve the appearance of the anodic oxide coating or increase the strength of the underlying metal alloy substrates.
Apple Inc.


08/18/16
20160237571 

Novel adhesion promoting agents for metallisation of substrate surfaces


A method is provided for metallisation of non-conductive substrates providing a high adhesion of the deposited metal to the substrate material and thereby forming a durable bond. The method applies a novel combination of a metal oxide compound to promote adhesion and a transition metal plating catalyst compound promoting the metal layer formation..
Atotech Deutschland Gmbh


08/18/16
20160237512 

Novel microorganism and use thereof


A microorganism selected from the group consisting of a bacillus sp. Itb090 strain (nite bp-01725), a bacillus sp.
Sds Biotech K.k.


08/18/16
20160237510 

Genetic loci associated with resistance of soybean to cyst nematode and methods of use


Various compositions and methods are provided for identifying and selecting plants with enhanced resistance to soybean cyst nematode (scn). Further provided are transgenic plants, plant parts, and seed and methods of their use comprising a heterologous polynucleotide operably linked to a promoter active in the plant are provided, as are methods of making such plants and methods of use, wherein said heterologous polynucleotide comprises at least one, or any combination thereof, of glyma18g2580, glyma18g2590, glyma18g2600, glyma18g2610; and glyma18g2570 or an active variant or fragment thereof.
Pioneer Hi Bred International Inc


08/18/16
20160237491 

Methods for treating hcv


The present invention features therapies for the treatment of hcv comprising direct-acting antiviral agents. Preferably, the treatment is administered to an hcv-infected patient who has been tested to determine methylation status of a cpg island within a promoter region of the il28b gene.
Abbvie Inc.


08/18/16
20160237465 

Process for the production of hyaluronic acid in escherichia coli or bacillus subtilis


The present invention relates to a method for the production of hyaluronic acid (ha) in bacillus subtilis and escherichia coli through plasmid vectors wherein the gene is under the control of strong promoter pgrac, and a system for the selection of stable bacterial strains for the production of high levels of hyaluronic acid.. .
Fidia Farmaceutici S.p.a.


08/18/16
20160237454 

Non-silencing selectable marker genes and methods of use


Provided are nucleic acids and expression vectors having a non-silencing selectable marker gene, and methods of using the same. A subject expression vector includes an expression cassette and a non-silencing selectable marker gene.
The Board Of Trustees Of The Leland Stanford Junior University


08/18/16
20160237450 

Method for enhancing drought tolerance in plants


Methods of producing transgenic photosynthetic organisms and plants overexpressing an fmo protein are disclosed. The disclosure also relates to transgenic photosynthetic organisms and plants having between 4 and 37 fold greater expression of an fmo protein compared to wild-type plants, wherein said transgenic photosynthetic organisms and plants have between 1.1 and 3.4 fold greater trimethylamine n-oxide compared to wild-type, and wherein said transgenic photosynthetic organisms plants are drought tolerant.
Consejo Superior De Investigaciones Cientificas


08/18/16
20160237445 

Soybean pip1 promoter and its use in constitutive expression of transgenic genes in plants


The disclosure relates to gene expression regulatory sequences from soybean, specifically to recombinant dna constructs comprising the promoter of a soybean plasma membrane intrinsic protein gene and fragments thereof and their use in promoting the expression of one or more heterologous nucleic acid fragments in a constitutive manner in plants. The disclosure 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..
E. I. Du Pont De Nemours And Company


08/18/16
20160237433 

Method for promoting angiogenesis, vascularization or vessel repair or for inhibiting tumor angiogenesis


The invention relates to a method for influencing the mir-92 expression in a cell, comprising the following steps: (a) providing a cell; and (b1) reducing the mir-92 expression in the cell in order to promote the vascularization or vessel repair by introducing an antisense molecule against mir-92 into the cell, or (b2) increasing the mir-92 expression in the cell for an inhibition of the tumor angiogenesis by introducing a construct into the cell, wherein said construct includes an expressible mir-92 sequence. Furthermore, the invention relates to a pharmaceutical composition, comprising an agent for reducing the mir-92 activity or expression in a cell in the form of an antisense molecule against mir-92, or an agent for increasing the mir-92 expression in a cell in the form of a construct for expressing mir-92..
T2cure Gmbh


08/18/16
20160237425 

Pri-mirna libraries and methods for making and using pri-mirna libraries


Provided are methods for the design, preparation, and use of non-native pri-micrornas (pri-mirnas), pri-microrna (pri-mirna) scaffolds, and libraries of non-native pri-mirnas employing pri-mirna scaffolds. Also provided are methods for identifying non-native pri-mirnas, combinations of two or more non-native pri-mirnas, and mirnas derived from the processing of such non-native pri-mirnas, which mirnas exhibit one or more desired functional activities.

08/18/16
20160237410 

Alcohol dehydrogenase variants


Described herein are non-natural nad+-dependent alcohol dehydrogenases (adhs) capable of at least two fold greater conversion of methanol or ethanol to formaldehyde or acetaldehyde, respectively, as compared to its unmodified counterpart. Nucleic acids encoding the non-natural alcohol dehydrogenases, as well as expression constructs including the nucleic acids, and engineered cells comprising the nucleic acids or expression constructs are described.
Genomatica, Inc.


08/18/16
20160237385 

Non-amine post-cmp composition and use


A cleaning composition and process for cleaning post-chemical mechanical polishing (cmp) residue and contaminants from a microelectronic device having said residue and contaminants thereon. The cleaning compositions are substantially devoid of amine and ammonium-containing compounds, e.g., quaternary ammonium bases.
Advanced Technology Materials, Inc.


08/18/16
20160237231 

Method and plant for etching a fluoropolymer substrate


(semi-) continuous etching method for a fluoropolymer substrate (10) comprising steps of feeding (22) said substrate (10) in the form of a continuous ribbon wherein said substrate defines a primary surface (12), subjecting to at least one etching operations (2) a part of the primary surface (12) by means of an adhesion-promoting solution comprising a complex of an alkali metal in naphthalene, washing (4) the primary surface (12) wetted by the adhesion-promoting solution by means of a washing solution (42) comprising aqueous acetic acid/formic acid, and selectively separating a concentrated solution (24) of acetic acid/formic acid from the washing solution (42) by means of inverse osmosis operations (6, 8) at ▪ increasing pressures, and re-introducing at least a portion of the concentrated solution (24) of acetic acid/formic acid in the washing solution (42) to create a recirculation. The invention further relates to an etching plant..
Guarniflon S.p.a.


08/18/16
20160237212 

Methods for post-fabrication functionalization of poly(ester ureas)


Amino acid-based poly(ester urea)s (peu) are emerging as a class of polymers that have shown promise in regenerative medicine applications. Embodiments of the invention relate to the synthesis of peus carrying pendent “clickable” groups on modified tyrosine amino acids.
The University Of Akron


08/18/16
20160237119 

C-met protein agonist


Object of the present invention is to provide a peptide functioning as a c-met agonist. The present invention provides a peptide complex comprising two or more peptides that bind to a c-met protein and a linker that links the two or more peptides to one another.
The University Of Tokyo


08/18/16
20160236813 

Beverage can marketing device with removable center cover


A device that secures to a beverage can top includes a rim section that includes an inner edge that resides adjacent to the central panel of the can top. A central cover is secured to the can top at the inner edge of the rim section.

08/18/16
20160236411 

Liquid discharge apparatus and liquid discharge method


The apparatus includes: a head unit, a main scan driver, and a controller. The head unit has a plurality of nozzle arrays disposed next to one another in a main scanning direction and positions of nozzles in each of the nozzle arrays differ in an orthogonal direction from positions of the nozzles in other nozzle arrays.
Mimaki Engineering Co., Ltd.


08/18/16
20160236240 

Needle clean device and sealant coater having the device


The present invention provides a needle clean device and a sealant coater having the device. The needle clean device comprises: two opposing guide tracks (52), two stand bars (56) respectively and slidably installed on the two guide tracks (52), two motors (54) respectively fixedly connected to the two stand bars (56) and two opposing catches (57) respectively located on the two stand bars (56), and dents (69) are respectively located at opposing side surfaces of the two catches (57), and the stand bars (56) can be driven by the motors (54) to move back and forth along the guide tracks (52) to drive the two catches (57) close to or depart from each other and to close the two dents (69) to form a hole or to open the two dents (69).
Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.


08/18/16
20160236183 

Catalyst for the production of synthesis gas and process for obtaining it


This invention is aimed at making viable a catalyst and the process for obtaining it that besides having a higher resistance to the deposition of coke on the catalyst surface, does not introduce limitations to the process variables, maintains acceptable levels of activity throughout the steam reforming process and has a lower cost of production. The aforementioned objective is achieved by means of a catalyst formed by an inorganic oxide support, a mixture of nickel, lanthanum and cerium and a promoter element..
PetrÓleo Brasileiro S.a. - Petrobras


08/18/16
20160236182 

Ceria-supported metal catalysts for the selective reduction of nox


A composition and method for producing the same are provided. The composition includes transition metal oxides adhered to a surface of a cerium oxide support, and can additionally include alkali metal or alkaline earth metal promotors.
Northwestern University


08/18/16
20160235954 

Wound cleansing apparatus


An apparatus for cleansing and promoting tissue growth in wounds, in which irrigant fluid optionally containing cell nutrients and/or other physiologically active material from a reservoir connected to a conformable wound dressing and wound exudate from the dressing are recirculated by a device for moving fluid through a flow path which passes through the dressing, a biodegradable scaffold in contact with the wound bed and a means for fluid cleansing and back to the dressing. The apparatus has means for supplying thermal energy to the fluid in the wound.
Smith & Nephew Plc


08/18/16
20160235846 

Control of blood vessel physiology to treat skin disorders


In a method for treating an affected skin region of a patient having a skin disorder, a vasodilation composition is applied to an affected skin region of a patient, the affected skin region exhibiting a skin disorder characterized by at least one abnormal blood vessel, and the affected skin region is then treated so as to non-invasively disrupt tissue architecture, e.g., by inducing ischemia, of the at least one abnormal blood vessel. A vasoconstriction composition can then be applied to the skin region to cause vasoconstriction of the at least one blood vessel in order to promote healing..
Biochemics, Inc.


08/18/16
20160235841 

Fgf modulation of in vivo antibody production and humoral immunity


The invention provides methods for increasing or decreasing antibody production in vivo by inhibiting or promoting the activity of fibroblast growth factor-2 (fgf2) respectively.. .

08/18/16
20160235826 

Histone deacetylase compositions and uses thereof


The present invention is based, at least in part, on the discovery that fragments of the histone deacetylase 4 (hdac4) gene lacking the enzymatic domain promoted rod survival when electroporated into the retinas of a relevant mouse model of retinitis pigmentosa. Specifically, it has been discovered that only a small portion of the n-terminus of hdac4 promotes survival of rod cells in rd1 mice.
President And Fellows Of Harvard College


08/18/16
20160235806 

Novel peptide compound for inhibiting restenosis and promoting re-endothelialization and preparing the same


Provided are a peptide compound prepared by additional synthesis in a drug having an effect of inhibiting restenosis, a composition for inhibiting restenosis and promoting re-endothelialization including the peptide compound, and a stent having a surface coated by using the composition, in order to overcome a restenosis problem in the stent.. .
Chonnam National University Hospital


08/18/16
20160235801 

Phytochemical enhanced water


A method and formulation for fluids, such as drinking water, containing plant phytochemicals are disclosed. Some plants can survive in water without a root system, and the formulation includes fluid, such as water, with one or more of the plants maintained in the fluid.

08/18/16
20160235795 

Therapy for promoting cell growth


There is disclosed the use of a composition for promoting neuronal growth of neurons in tissues of the central or peripheral nervous system. There is also disclosed a method for inducing proliferation or differentiation of neuronal cells..
Moleac Pte. Ltd.


08/18/16
20160235793 

Immuno-oncolytic therapies


The present invention relates to oncolytic vaccinia viruses which have been modified to promote anti-tumor immunity and/or reduce host immunity and/or antibody response against the virus. It is based, at least in part, on the discovery that oncolytic vaccinia virus (i) bearing a genome deletion of a gene that reduces t cell immunity (interleukin-18 binding protein); (ii) treated with a sialidase enzyme which is believed to reduce tlr2 activation and therefore the antibody response; (iii) carrying a gene that enhances cytotoxic t lymphocyte induction (e.g., trif) and/or (iv) reduces tumor myeloid-derived suppressor cells by reducing prostaglandin e2 reduces tumor growth.
University Of Pittsburgh - Of The Commonwealth System Of Higher Education


08/18/16
20160235743 

Non-platinum-based anti-cancer compounds for use in targeted chemotherapy


Disclosed herein are non-platinum-based (npb) anti-cancer compounds useful for targeted chemotherapy, e.g., to generate anti-cancer effects for the treatment of cancer and other disorders while having no or minimal toxicity. The compounds n have the general formula i: (i) wherein a represents an aromatic core; at least one of ra and rb is an electron transfer promoter as defined herein, e.g., nh2; and at least one of rc is a leaving group as defined herein, e.g., halogen; and the remainder of the molecule is as defined herein.

08/18/16
20160235679 

High surface-area lyophilized compositions comprising arsenic for oral administration in patients


The present invention relates to treating malignancies such as tumors or cancers by orally administering lyophilized compositions comprising arsenic to a subject in such need. Malignancies include various hematological malignancies, such as acute myeloid leukemia (aml) including acute promyelocytic leukemia (apl), myelodysplastic syndrome (mds), multiple myeloma (mm) and lymphomas and solid tumors including glioblastoma multiforme and breast cancer.
Orsenix Bv


08/18/16
20160235632 

Compositions for endodontic procedures


An adhesion promoter for endodontic sealant compositions for filling and sealing a root canal.. .
Dentsply Sirona, Inc.


08/18/16
20160235392 

System, s for tissue-based diagnosis


Disclosed are kits for at least partly liquefying tissue. The kit may include a liquefaction promoting medium (lpm).
The Regents Of The University Of California


08/18/16
20160235362 

Integrated medicine health promotion


An integrated medicine method for treating and preventing disease, and promoting health is established. The integrated medicine method utilizes western medicine, natural medicine, chinese medicine, functional medicine, and bio-energy/bio-information medicine to assess health and provide treatments and health adjustments.
Total Wellness Clinic


08/18/16
20160235291 

Systems and methods for mapping and evaluating visual distortions


Systems and methods for mapping and evaluating visual distortions caused by metamorphopsia are provided. A subject with distorted vision is shown initial patterns which may be adjusted to appear non-distorted.

08/11/16
20160234947 

Adhesion promotion in printed circuit boards


Compositions and methods for enhancing adhesion between a copper conducting layer and a dielectric material during manufacture of a printed circuit board. Conditioning compositions contain a functional organic compound and preferably a transition metal ion.
Enthone, Inc.


08/11/16
20160234664 

Universal call management platform


Systems, methods and computer program products for enabling integration between various internet- or non-internet based communication services (e.g., as provided by different communications platforms and service providers) using a universal platform are described. In some implementations, a service manager is provided that can integrate call management capabilities with multiple communications platforms using the universal platform to enable seamless communication between the various platforms.
Ringcentral, Inc.


08/11/16
20160234613 

Bone conduction hearing aid system


A bone conduction hearing aid system includes a hearing aid housing with a hearing aid vibrator. A skin interface has an interface connector offset on an outer interface surface and detachably connected to a housing connector.
Otorix Usa Inc.


08/11/16
20160234526 

Placement of parameter sets and sync samples in video coding


File formats and parsing and coding of video data are defined to promote more efficient random accessibility of coded video data. Constraints may be imposed on placement of parameter sets and the definition of sync samples in video files.
Qualcomm Incorporated


08/11/16
20160234416 

Method, device, and self service equipment thereof for card processing in card reader


A method, device, and self service equipment for card processing in a card reader. When a card is detected in a card reader, a card processing opening of the card reader is continuously detected for the presence or absence of a card, then, once the presence of a card is detected at the card processing opening, a user is prompted and warned that the card may have been switched, while at the same time, a currently ongoing service is suspended, the user is required to perform an identity authentication, a self service interface is switched to an interface to wait for the user to enter a password, and, only when the user correctly enters the password within a prescribed time, will processing of the current service be continued..
Grg Banking Equipment Co., Ltd.


08/11/16
20160234385 

System and prompt modification based on caller hang ups in ivrs


In a method for use in interactive voice response (ivr) systems, an ivr is configured such that voice prompts provided to a caller vary systematically and caller hang-up activity is attributed to the particular version of a prompt played to the caller. Voice prompt modifications are chosen based on how long the caller willingly listens to the voice prompt.
At&t Intellectual Property Ii, Lp


08/11/16
20160234238 

System and web-based log analysis


The technology described herein provides a novel system and method for web-based log analysis. The analysis combines the benefits of typical log monitoring systems with those of typical vulnerability managements systems.
Qualys, Inc.


08/11/16
20160234179 

User control over wifi network access


A wireless communication device controls access to a geographically-distributed wireless fidelity (wifi) network. The wireless communication device graphically presents wifi network data to receive user selections of multiple wifi access systems, a network name, and a user password.
Sprint Communications Company L.p.


08/11/16
20160234143 

User messaging based on changes in tracked activity metrics


A system comprising at least one server computer having at least one processor programmed to: receive, over a network, activity data of a first user measured by an activity monitoring device; process the activity data of the first user to update a value of an activity metric for the first user; responsive to updating the value of the activity metric for the first user, identify a change in an inequality relationship between the value of the activity metric for the first user and a value of the activity metric for a second user; and, responsive to identifying the change in the inequality relationship, trigger, over the network, a first user device to prompt the first user to generate a message to the second user for display on a second user device.. .
Fitbit, Inc.


08/11/16
20160233825 

Nanodiamond coatings for solar cells


A nanodiamond coating for use on a solar cell, the coating including a nanodiamond material suspended in a liquid, wherein the nanodiamond material has a size range from about 1 nm to about 10 nm. Methods for improving the efficiency of a solar cell are provided, including, mixing a nanodiamond material with a liquid polymer or non-polymer solvent to form a nanodiamond-polymer suspension, forming a coating of the suspension on a top surface of a solar cell, and drying the coating such that a dried nanodiamond-polymer layer remains bonded to the solar cell.
Arkema Inc.


08/11/16
20160233775 

System and secondary-side power regulation


It is possible to achieve more precise power regulation in switched mode power supply systems by performing at least some control-loop processing on the secondary-side of the transformer. In particular, a secondary-side measurement is processed at least partially by a secondary-side controller to obtain a switching indication signal.
Infineon Technologies Austria Ag


08/11/16
20160233708 

Electronic cigarette charging apparatus


An electronic cigarette charging apparatus is used for charging a battery component (1) of an electronic cigarette. A first electrode connecting piece and a second electrode connecting piece used for being electrically connected to the electronic cigarette charging apparatus are disposed at an end of the battery component (1).
Kimree Hi-tech Inc.


08/11/16
20160233695 

Conformable wearable battery with removable command module


A battery assembly has a command module with a power connection interface and a battery matrix interface. A battery matrix has a plurality of battery cells, an electrically erasable programmable read only memory (eeprom) and a command module interface.
Palladium Energy, Inc.


08/11/16
20160232926 

Systems and methods for protecting a sensitive device from corrosion


A magnetic storage system according to one embodiment includes a magnetic head having a removable organic coating thereon in an amount sufficient for reducing exposure of the head to oxidation promoting materials. The system also includes an applicator in a drive in which the magnetic head resides, the applicator being configured to apply the organic coating directly to the magnetic head without contacting the magnetic head.
International Business Machines Corporation


08/11/16
20160232891 

Methods for training a speech recognition system


Speech recognition systems that use voice templates may create (or update) voice templates for a particular user by training (or re-training). If a training results in a vocabulary with similar voice templates, then the speech recognition system's performance may suffer.
Hand Held Products, Inc.


08/11/16
20160232805 

Method and determining patient preferences to promote medication adherence


A method, non-transitory computer readable medium, and apparatus for determining one or more patient preferences are disclosed. For example, the method presents a first plurality of images to a patient to correlate a literacy level to the patient, receives a first image selected by the patient, presents a second plurality of images to the patient to correlate a communication modality to the patient, receives a second image selected by the patient, determines the literacy level and the communication modality for the patient based on the first image and the second image, and presents medical information to the patient in accordance with the literacy level and the communication modality..
Xerox Corporation


08/11/16
20160232801 

Methods and systems for self-assessment of individual imagination and ideation


A method for assessing imagination includes providing, to each of a plurality of assessment subjects, at a first time, a first assessment prompt. The method includes receiving, from each of the assessment subjects, a first response to the first assessment prompt.

08/11/16
20160232792 

Uav inspection flight segment planning


The operator interactively decides on the tradeoff between angle of view 56 and sample distance at different locations on the object of interest by manipulating the cone representing angle of view 56. After selecting angle of view 56 with a click or touch, it can be translated 74 or rotated 76 to plan to capture as much of the object of interest as possible while meeting sample distance objectives.

08/11/16
20160232696 

Method and appartus for generating a text color for a group of images


A method (1300) and apparatus (100) for automatically grouping a set of images together and selecting a text color for overlay on the set of images for presentation on a media device. The system identifies a set of images to be grouped together and identifies the most prominent color in the group of images, finds the closest match to that color in a predetermined number of colors, and then uses the closest match color to color the text that is overlaid on the group of images..
Thomson Licensing


08/11/16
20160232628 

Real estate brokerage method and system


A method of real estate brokerage is provided, the method comprising: identifying a client, the client owning a property; identifying a lawyer representing the client; identifying a real estate agent representing the client; defining a division of a commission payable on sale of the property between the lawyer and the real estate agent; marketing and/or promoting the sale of the property by at least one of the lawyer and the real estate agent based on the division of the commission; negotiating a sale/purchase contract; conveying the property to a buyer by the lawyer; and distributing the commission between the lawyer and the real estate agent according to the division. A non-transitory computer-readable medium storing instructions to perform a method of real estate brokerage is also provided..

08/11/16
20160232609 

Mobile system for exchanging gift cards


The present disclosure is directed a mobile computing device that is programmed to communicate with a gift card exchange server that allows a user to exchange gift cards for consideration from a remote location. The mobile computing device is configured to receive information about a gift card from a user and to transmit the information to the gift card exchange server.
Outerwall Inc.


08/11/16
20160232590 

Non-public cookie associated with anonymous purchase data


Targeted electronic advertisements are delivered to a website user/customer by implementing anonymous cookies that serve to identify a customer's overall spending trends and/or preferences. In response to a financial institution customer authenticating themselves at a financial institution website or the like, an anonymous cookie is generated and stored in the customer's web browser cache that includes a unique identifier associated with the customer and the spending trends data associated with the customer's spending trends.
Bank Of America Corporation


08/11/16
20160232564 

Serving targeted electronic advertisements based on anonymous cookies that identify spending trends


Targeted electronic advertisements are delivered to a website user/customer by implementing anonymous cookies that serve to identify a customer's overall spending trends and/or preferences. In response to a financial institution customer authenticating themselves at a financial institution website or the like, an anonymous cookie is generated and stored in the customer's web browser cache that includes a unique identifier associated with the customer and the spending trends data associated with the customer's spending trends.
Bank Of America Corporation


08/11/16
20160232544 

Social network that groups users into political constituencies


A social network is provided that groups users into political constituencies. By grouping users into their political constituencies, the social network can aggregate users' views on various political issues based on the groupings.

08/11/16
20160232355 

Information processing method and electronic device


An information processing method and an electronic device are provided. The method includes: detecting a first operation of a first application, where the first operation is for displaying a first interface corresponding to the first application on a display of the electronic device; determining whether the first application is identical to one of m applications to obtain a first determination result where m is a positive integer, where each of the m applications has at least one corresponding interface currently displayed on the display of the electronic device; and generating and outputting a prompt message if the first determination result indicates that the first application is not identical to any one of the m applications..
Lenovo (beijing) Co., Ltd.


08/11/16
20160232354 

System memory integrity monitoring


Disclosed herein is a system and method for monitoring structures of interest in a host system that is isolated and independent of the cpu and of the operating system. The system does not modify a monitored host's software and operates properly even when the host system has been compromised.
University Of Maryland College Park


08/11/16
20160232341 

Presence-triggered beacon authentication


A system and method for authenticating a user of a device includes a user fob configured to transmit a code related to authentication, wherein the device is configured to receive the transmitted code and confirm that the holder of the fob is or is not an authorized user. In an embodiment, the device is configured to detect a user presence before checking for receipt of a transmitted code.
Motorola Mobility Llc


08/11/16
20160232338 

User verifying method, terminal device, server and storage medium


The present disclosure provides a user verifying method, a terminal device, a server and a storage medium. The method may include: receiving, by a terminal device, a motion instruction from a server, and displaying the motion instruction on a display interface of the terminal device; obtaining sensed data of a gyroscope equipped in the terminal device and sending the sensed data to the server; determining, by the server, whether a motion trail of the terminal device constructed according to the sensed data meets a requirement of the motion instruction; and determining, by the server, that a user of the terminal device passes a user verification if the motion trail of the terminal device constructed according to the sensed data meets the requirement of the motion instruction.
Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited


08/11/16
20160232319 

Method and system for microbiome-derived characterization, diagnostics and therapeutics for cutaneous conditions


A method for at least one of characterizing, diagnosing, and treating a cutaneous condition in at least a subject, the method comprising: receiving an aggregate set of biological samples from a population of subjects; generating at least one of a microbiome composition dataset and a microbiome functional diversity dataset for the population of subjects; generating a characterization of the cutaneous condition based upon features extracted from at least one of the microbiome composition dataset and the microbiome functional diversity dataset; based upon the characterization, generating a therapy model configured to correct the cutaneous condition; and at an output device associated with the subject, promoting a therapy to the subject based upon the characterization and the therapy model.. .
Ubiome, Inc.


08/11/16
20160232313 

Method and system for microbiome-derived diagnostics and therapeutics for endocrine system conditions


A method for at least one of characterizing, diagnosing, and treating an endocrine system condition in at least a subject, the method comprising: receiving an aggregate set of biological samples from a population of subjects; generating at least one of a microbiome composition dataset and a microbiome functional diversity dataset for the population of subjects; generating a characterization of the endocrine system condition based upon features extracted from at least one of the microbiome composition dataset and the microbiome functional diversity dataset; based upon the characterization, generating a therapy model configured to correct the endocrine system condition; and at an output device associated with the subject, promoting a therapy to the subject based upon the characterization and the therapy model.. .
Ubiome, Inc.


08/11/16
20160232312 

Method and system for microbiome-derived diagnostics and therapeutics for neurological health issues


A method for at least one of characterizing, diagnosing and treating a neurological health issue in at least a subject, the method comprising: receiving an aggregate set of biological samples from a population of subjects; generating at least one of a microbiome composition dataset and a microbiome functional diversity dataset for the population of subjects; generating a characterization of the neurological health issue based upon features extracted from at least one of the microbiome composition dataset and the microbiome functional diversity dataset; based upon the characterization, generating a therapy model configured to correct the neurological health issue; and at an output device associated with the subject, promoting a therapy to the subject based upon the characterization and the therapy model.. .
Ubiome, Inc.


08/11/16
20160232280 

Method and system for microbiome-derived characterization, diagnostics and therapeutics for cardiovascular disease conditions


A method for at least one of characterizing, diagnosing, and treating a cardiovascular disease condition in at least a subject, the method comprising: receiving an aggregate set of biological samples from a population of subjects; generating at least one of a microbiome composition dataset and a microbiome functional diversity dataset for the population of subjects; generating a characterization of the cardiovascular disease condition based upon features extracted from at least one of the microbiome composition dataset and the microbiome functional diversity dataset; based upon the characterization, generating a therapy model configured to correct the cardiovascular disease condition; and at an output device associated with the subject, promoting a therapy to the subject based upon the characterization and the therapy model.. .
Ubiome, Inc.


08/11/16
20160232248 

System and customizing search results from user's perspective


A new approach is proposed that contemplates systems and methods to generate customized subjective search results from the perspective of a user who conducts the search or any other subject entity of chosen by the user. A scored subject list is created from the user's network of sources/subjects/contacts, where each element on the list is a subject/source and the score reflects the subject's potential influence or closeness of its connection/relation with the user.
Apple Inc.


08/11/16
20160232239 

Interface for a universal search


A search engine may perform a search for a user search query over a number of possible search categories. For example, the search query may be performed for general web documents, images, and news documents.
Google Inc.






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