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Method and apparatus for securely providing postal address data to client devices

System and method for managing media content

Electronic support allowing access to remote audio/video assets

Date/App# patent app List of recent Ver-related patents
09/11/14
20140259208
 Reverse breeding patent thumbnailReverse breeding
A method for efficiently producing homozygous organisms from a heterozygous non-human starting organism, comprising providing of a heterozygous starting organism; allowing the starting organism to produce haploid cells; creating homozygous organisms from the haploid cells thus obtained; and selecting the organisms having the desired set of chromosomes; wherein during production of the haploid cells no recombination occurs in order to obtain a limited number of genetically different haploid cells. Recombination can also be prevented or suppressed..
09/11/14
20140259188
 Method and apparatus for securely providing postal address data to client devices patent thumbnailMethod and apparatus for securely providing postal address data to client devices
A method of securely providing postal address data to a requesting client device includes storing, at a server, a plurality of number items each associated with at least one respective address item. Each number item is indicative of a mobile telephone number and each address item is indicative of postal address data.
09/11/14
20140259182
 System and method for managing media content patent thumbnailSystem and method for managing media content
Various aspects of a system and method for managing media content may include a media management server communicatively coupled to a media vending device. A portable media storage device may be authenticated in response to a first request to transfer the media content from the media vending device to the portable media storage device.
09/11/14
20140259181
 Electronic support allowing access to remote audio/video assets patent thumbnailElectronic support allowing access to remote audio/video assets
A physical device, the possession of which may provide access to digital media content in a fashion similar to the possession of a dvd providing access to the media content stored thereupon on a suitable dvd player. The possession of the physical device grants access to digital content stored on a remote server using a suitable device such as e.g., a set-top box or media player having internet connectivity.
09/11/14
20140259172
 Multilayered deception for intrusion detection and prevention patent thumbnailMultilayered deception for intrusion detection and prevention
Concepts and technologies are disclosed herein for multilayered deception for intrusion detection. According to various embodiments of the concepts and technologies disclosed herein, a multilayer deception system includes honey servers, honey files and folders, honey databases, and/or honey computers.
09/11/14
20140259171
 Tunable intrusion prevention with forensic analysis patent thumbnailTunable intrusion prevention with forensic analysis
An intrusion prevention system for use in a networked server-client system includes a server interactively connected with a client over a network, the server including: a user device activity sensor configured to detect one or more of activity and inactivity; an intrusion alarm prompter configured to prompt an alarm under predetermined conditions; and intrusion event correlation software operably connected with the user device activity sensor, wherein the intrusion event correlation software is operably connected with the intrusion alarm prompter, so as to prevent intrusions into the server-client system.. .
09/11/14
20140259159
 Securing file trust with file format conversions patent thumbnailSecuring file trust with file format conversions
Approaches for ensuring a digital file does not contain malicious code. A digital file in an original format may or may not contain malicious code.
09/11/14
20140259147
 Smart router patent thumbnailSmart router
An example router device disclosed herein functions as a transport level proxy and application level proxy, is able to host both authenticated user and device sessions with stored session state and access control to resources for enhanced performance and ease of use. The device is able to function as a protocol proxy for improved performance and security.
09/11/14
20140259145
 Light weight profiling apparatus distinguishes layer 7 (http) distributed denial of service attackers from genuine clients patent thumbnailLight weight profiling apparatus distinguishes layer 7 (http) distributed denial of service attackers from genuine clients
An apparatus discerns clients by the requests made to a web application server through a web application firewall, which injects client side code into the responses with a randomized challenge that needs a unique answer to be returned in the cookie. The client side code generates cookies, which identify a browser to the web application server, or the web application firewall in subsequent requests if made by a normally configured browser and a fail threshold is checked for subsequent requests originating from such a browser.
09/11/14
20140259137
 Method of managing user log-in to cloud-based application and image forming apparatus performing the method patent thumbnailMethod of managing user log-in to cloud-based application and image forming apparatus performing the method
An image forming apparatus includes a communication interface unit to perform communication with a cloud server that provides an application service; a user interface unit to display a screen and receive a user input; a storage unit to store a database that corresponds to an application that is installed in the image forming apparatus; an image forming operation performing unit to perform an image forming operation; and a control unit that stores user log-in information in the database that corresponds to the application, so as to match the user log-in information with a user account for the image forming apparatus, and manages a log-in to a user account for the application by using the stored user log-in information.. .
09/11/14
20140259134
Single sign-on processing for associated mobile applications
Systems, methods and computer-readable media are disclosed for performing single sign-on processing between associated mobile applications. The single sign-on processing may include processing to generate an interaction session between a user and a back-end server associated with a mobile application based at least in part on one or more existing interaction sessions between the user and one or more back-end servers associated with one or more other mobile applications.
09/11/14
20140259133
Method for anonymously associating measurement device measurements to a source id
Proposed invention refers to a method for anonymously associating health monitoring device measurements to a user id. The invention comprises the steps of: registering in a server a user associated with an id and a first set of metadata; registering a health monitoring device associated to a second id and a second set of metadata; then, sending through a first communication channel the id associated to the user and the first set of metadata to the server by a communication device; taking a measurement of the user by the health monitoring device and sending through a second communication channel said measurement associated to the second id and the second set of metadata to the server; comparing the metadata stored in the server; and finally associating the first id with the measurements taken by the health monitoring device corresponding to the second set of metadata, being based the association on the results of the previous comparison..
09/11/14
20140259124
Secure wireless network connection method
A method of connecting a user computing device to a wireless network comprises establishing a wireless connection between the user computing device and a first wireless network. The user provides identifying information to a server via the first wireless network.
09/11/14
20140259123
Aliasing of exported paths in a storage system
A request is received, by a storage server, to access a resource based on a filehandle for the resource. A determination is made of whether an entry of a plurality of entries in an exports table has a filehandle that matches the filehandle for the resource.
09/11/14
20140259122
Jubism: judgement based information sharing with monitoring
A new system for information sharing is described which uses human judgement to accelerate the flow of information, while simultaneously applying brakes to restrict the velocity. This combination results in a system where information is shared judiciously while minimizing the likelihood of information leakage or information overload.
09/11/14
20140259121
System and method for providing a one-time key for identification
A server includes a key generator and an authenticator. The key generator is configured to receive a request for a first key from a worker device, to create the first key that is associated with a worker, and to transmit the first key to the worker device.
09/11/14
20140259117
Trusted execution thread in an embedded multithreaded system
A multithreaded system includes a processor core having a plurality of hardware threads. One or more of the hardware threads is dedicated to execute only trusted code and the remaining hardware threads are configured to execute untrusted code.
09/11/14
20140259116
Secure user authentication with improved one-time-passcode verification
Generally, this disclosure provides systems, devices, methods and computer readable media for secure user authentication with improved otp verification. The device may include an attribute collection module configured to collect attributes associated with the device; a client trust module configured to identify a user of the device, associate a user id with the user and transmit the user id and the collected attributes to a trust broker system; the client trust module further configured to receive a device id from the trust broker system, the device id associated with a pairing of the user id and the attributes; and a client otp generation module configured to generate an otp and further configured to transmit the otp and the device id to an authentication server..
09/11/14
20140259114
System and method for monitoring a threat
A method and a system for monitoring a threat are described. The system has a gateway, a web server, and a client device.
09/11/14
20140259112
Verificaiton service
Concepts and technologies are disclosed herein for verifying sender information. According to various embodiments of the concepts and technologies disclosed herein, a verification service can determine, receive a request, or receive a call to verify sender information associated with data.
09/11/14
20140259109
Edge server selection for enhanced services network
An enhanced services network provides enhanced privacy and/or security over public networks to client subscribers of the service. Client devices access the enhanced services network over a public communications network (e.g., the internet, cellular network, etc.) via a client-side edge server of the enhanced services network.
09/11/14
20140259105
System and method for securely accessing data through web applications
A system for providing information server security in a distributed computing environment achieved by injecting a proprietary mediating entity into the solicitation of service request process via web server between application servers and information servers. The system comprises a computer apparatus, a mediating entity, solicitation for service requests and responses to the solicitations for service requests.
09/11/14
20140259100
Network security identification method, security detection server, and client and system therefor
There are provided a network security identification method, a client and system therefore. The method includes: prior to accessing network content corresponding to a uniform resource locator, judging, by a client, whether a cache stores a security state of the uniform resource locator; if the cache stores the security state of the uniform resource locator, acquiring, by the client, the security state of the uniform resource locator from the cache; if the cache does not store the security state of the uniform resource locator, sending, by the client, a request for accessing the network content corresponding to the uniform resource locator to a security detection server, and receiving the security state of the uniform resource locator returned by the security detection server; and determining, by the client according to the security state of the uniform resource locator, whether to access the network content corresponding to the uniform resource locator..
09/11/14
20140259094
Security for network delivered services
A computer-implemented method for accessing a hosted service on client devices is described. The client devices include client software that uses a remotely delivered policy to redirect network requests for hosted services to a server to enforce visibility, policy and data security for network delivered services.
09/11/14
20140259093
Security for network delivered services
A computer-implemented method for accessing a hosted service on client devices is described. The client devices include client software that uses a remotely delivered policy to redirect network requests for hosted services to a server to enforce visibility, policy and data security for network delivered services.
09/11/14
20140259092
Access control to files based on source information
The present invention is a security tool for protection of data on a mobile computing device. The security tool provides a plurality of security policies to be enforced based on source information for the data and a location associated with a network environment in which a mobile device is operating.
09/11/14
20140259090
Storage object distribution system with dynamic policy controls
System and methods for storage object distribution using dynamic policy controls are provided. An embodiment method of updating a policy on an endpoint node includes receiving, from a key management server, an update to be applied to the policy on the endpoint node, updating, on the endpoint node, the policy without modifying applications on the endpoint node, and enforcing, on the endpoint node, the policy as updated when one of the applications requests an object stored on the endpoint node.
09/11/14
20140259074
Display inserts, overlays, and graphical user interfaces for multimedia systems
A disclosed digital media device operational at user premises to receive media signals from a media source for presentation via endpoint devices such as a television display. The digital media device can include gateway and digital media management functionality and can be referred to as a gateway and digital media device.
09/11/14
20140259068
System, method, and apparatus for providing digital video recorder services on a portable wireless device
Methods and apparatus for providing digital video recorder services with a portable wireless device (pwd). The pwd includes at least a transceiver, a processing unit and a memory unit.
09/11/14
20140259060
Display apparatus, server and control methods thereof
A display apparatus, a server, and control methods thereof which enable a user to selectively use functions provided by the server and functions provided by the display apparatus through a unified ui. The display apparatus receives from a server ui information corresponding to a first function predetermined by a server from among a plurality of functions performable by a display apparatus, displays a first ui including a first item corresponding to the first function based on the received ui information and a second item corresponding to a second function added by the display apparatus from among the plurality of functions.
09/11/14
20140259059
Dynamic load based ad insertion
A system and method are provided for dynamically adjusting advertisement (“ad”) time for a multicast channel. In one embodiment, a variable ad insertion function operates to receive one or more multicasts of media content from a core distribution network, insert ad timeslots into the media content, and optionally perform late-binding of ads to the ad timeslots.
09/11/14
20140259058
System for transmitting syndicated programs over the internet
A system and method are provided for exposing internet users to advertisements together with the distribution of media content in a manner which is germane to conventional syndicated broadcast agreements. The system includes a processor coupled to a memory device.
09/11/14
20140259057
Iptv server and method for playing recorded content
An internet protocol television (iptv) server includes: a subscriber file managing module configured to store a subscriber file of a recorded program, where the subscriber file of the recorded program includes advertisement information in the recorded program; a controlling module configured to obtain a playback request of the recorded program or an advertisement playback policy request of the recorded program, obtain the advertisement information in the recorded program from the subscriber file managing module according to the playback request or the advertisement playback policy request, obtain an advertisement playback policy from an advertisement managing module according to the advertisement information, and send the advertisement playback policy to the subscriber terminal; and the advertisement managing module configured to determine the advertisement playback policy of the recorded program according to the advertisement information sent by the controlling module and a preset policy, and send the advertisement playback policy to the controlling module.. .
09/11/14
20140259056
Systems and methods for providing user interactions with media
Objects in a video are identified, and linked to ecommerce sites and advertisements. A user may select an object and be provided with information about the object.
09/11/14
20140259055
Systems and methods for a non-intrusive video advertisement wall
Techniques are provided which enhance a user's experience by creating non-intrusive advertising schemes enabling the user to pursue targeted advertisements and/or discounts at a convenient time. During presentation of an online video, the user may “park” an advertisement for later viewing, permitting the focus to remain on the online video content and not on the advertisements.
09/11/14
20140259054
Variability in available levels of quality of encoded content
A server resource provides notification to subscribers in a respective network environment that the content is available for retrieval at a particular bit rate (e.g., a promotional bit rate) or particular level of quality (e.g., promotional level of quality) amongst multiple levels of quality for a limited duration of time. For example, an especially high level of quality (or bit rate) of the content may be available only for the limited duration of time.
09/11/14
20140259048
Advertisement insertion into media content for streaming
Methods and systems for advertisement insertion into streaming media content are described. In one method, an advertisement insertion tool receives a first indication of a start time of an advertisement break to be inserted into a stream of slices of media content.
09/11/14
20140259046
User censoring of content delivery service streaming media
A client device receives streaming first media from a content delivery network (cdn). The client device executes a media player to play the streaming first media, and receives a first input from a user of the client device that marks a first censoring start time and a first censoring stop time associated with a first portion of the first media that the user wishes to censor.
09/11/14
20140259045
Video advertisement wall
Methods and systems are provided that can include iconization and later play of video content items, such as advertisements. During presentation of an online video, video advertisements may be presented.
09/11/14
20140259044
Identity-media measurement model (immm)
Identity-media measurement model (immm), schema, table, database or other electronically transferrable form for reporting, measuring, quantifying or otherwise representing user metrics, values, etc. With respect to advertisements or other electronically interfaced propositions is contemplated.
09/11/14
20140259043
Gathering and using information regarding viewers' familiarity with media-content items
When an advertisement is presented to a viewer, that viewer is also presented with a question related to the contents of the advertisement. The viewer is rewarded if he correctly answers the question.
09/11/14
20140259040
Methods and apparatuses for deducing a viewing household member profile
Disclosed is a method and apparatus for deducing a viewing household member profile. According to the method and apparatus, a viewing pattern of a general viewing household is analyzed based on viewer group classification criteria generated using the standard household member profile, and thus the member profile of the viewing household may be deduced and the deduced profile may be provided, thereby effectively providing advertisements corresponding to the inclination of viewing household members..
09/11/14
20140259014
Virtual server processing control method, system, and virtual server processing control management server
Each of hypervisors operates on one of physical servers, and a virtual server operates in accordance with a file image on one of data stores. A management server, when being instructed to execute a task that is configured by a series of steps for a hypervisor on the physical server, gives an instruction for changing the execution place of a step to a temporary execution place and executing the task in a case where there is no restriction on the execution place of the step and instructs a default hypervisor to execute the task in a case where there is a restriction on the execution place of the step..
09/11/14
20140259001
Automatic application updates
A method for updating an application on a mobile device includes accessing, at the mobile device, application management information. The application management information identifies a plurality of applications installed on the mobile device and one or more granted permission settings associated with each installed application.
09/11/14
20140259000
Mitigating issues due to firmware upgrades in a converged network environment
An upgrade process is provided to upgrade first and second switches in a converged network handling storage area network traffic and data network traffic, in which the first and second switches are coupled to a host, e.g., a fibre channel over ethernet (fcoe) via distributed network links, e.g., virtual portchannel links or distributed resilient interconnect (drni) links. The first switch is isolated from the host so that all distributed network links traffic associated with the host is transferred to the second switch.
09/11/14
20140258969
Web-based integrated development environment for real-time collaborative application development
The present disclosure provides methods and devices for real-time collaboration on an application under development among two or more collaborating devices. A server maintains the application code for the application.
09/11/14
20140258953
High performance design rule checking technique
Roughly described, a design rule data set is developed offline from the design rules of a target fabrication process. A design rule checking method involves traversing the corners of shapes in a layout region, and for each corner, populating a layout topology database with values that depend on respective corner locations.
09/11/14
20140258895
Method and device for processing image data
Method, system, and computer-readable medium for applying a new skin to a display environment are disclosed. In one aspect, at a device having one or more processors, memory, and a display: user input for switching to a new skin for a display environment on the device is received, the new skin being of a gradient color type; in response to the user input, a skin changing request is sent to a server, wherein the skin changing request identifies the new skin and the type of the new skin; the new skin is received from the server in an abstracted form, the abstracted form comprising one or more gradient color ranges in lieu of an image of the new skin; and a displayed region of the new skin is generated based on the one or more gradient color ranges..
09/11/14
20140258890
Systems and methods for altering the speed of content movement based on user interest
Techniques are provided which enhance a user's browsing experience by bringing greater attention to potentially relevant advertising content amidst non-relevant content. When a user access a browser to view content, information related to the interests of the user are used to identify relevant browser content to be used for potential advertisement targeting.
09/11/14
20140258889
Presentation of contextual information in a co-browsing environment
Embodiments described herein provide systems and methods for presenting contextual information in a co-browsing environment. In a particular embodiment, a method provides receiving an instruction in a co-browsing server to initiate a co-browsing session for a website with a first client and a second client.
09/11/14
20140258885
Professional advice aggregation system for anonymous users
A forum server distinguishes credentialed professional users from other users while maintaining the anonymity of all users. All users supply information by which they are accurately and personally identified.
09/11/14
20140258876
Electronic apparatus that displays message screen
An electronic apparatus includes: an operation panel configured to display a screen and receive an operation performed by a user; an agent unit configured to, upon receipt of message data from a remote maintenance server on a maintenance service provider side, provide an instruction to display a message screen based on the message data; and a display control unit configured to control the display of a screen on the operation panel and configured to, when the instruction to display the message screen is received while an operation screen is being displayed, display the message screen on the operation panel upon detection of an end of an operation of the operation panel performed by the user.. .
09/11/14
20140258872
Passive monitoring of live virtual desktop infrastructure (vdi) deployments
In one embodiment, a client device configured to remotely access a desktop hosted by a server system determines an event related to a user input for a desktop operation directed to the desktop. The client device receives a plurality of updates to a desktop graphical user interface (gui) from the desktop hosted by the server system.
09/11/14
20140258865
Systems and methods for enhanced video service
The field of the invention relates to systems and methods for operation of a video enhancement service, and more particularly to systems and methods that provide a web-based video enhancement platform. In an embodiment, the system includes a video enhancement operating system and a webserver coupled to a public network and accessible to one or more users.
09/11/14
20140258861
Content presentation with secondary content skip
Apparatuses, methods and storage medium associated with content consumption are disclosed herein. In embodiments, an apparatus may include a decoder, a user interface engine, and a presentation engine.
09/11/14
20140258858
Content customization
A content customization service is disclosed. A user computing device and/or a content customization server may customize a narration associated with an item of content at the request of a listener or a rights-holder.
09/11/14
20140258850
Systems and methods for managing the display of images
Methods and systems for updating a user interface with images having common attributes or parameters. According to aspects, a user of a social networking application may be connected to multiple other users of the application.
09/11/14
20140258830
Stroke autocompletion in a form
An electronic writing solution server includes a stroke autocompletion application that comprises an autocompletion processor. The autocompletion processor loads a blank form for a user, the form being associated with a list of auto completion target, retrieves a set of regions and a first form identifier (id) included in the list of auto completion targets, receives information about the user, identifies a set of potential completion lists from a plurality of potential completion lists stored in a database based on the set of regions, the first form id and the information about the user, retrieves at least one stroke from the set of potential completion lists for a region in the set of regions, ranks the at least one stroke and provides the at least one stroke to the user..
09/11/14
20140258828
Pick-and-place webform autofill
An autofill browser extension or smartphone app provides for the secure storage and autofill populating of webforms with personal user information. A popup menu of stored answers appears in front of or next to a form requesting a user to fill it out.
09/11/14
20140258827
Form filling based on classification and identification of multimedia data
An electronic writing solution server includes a classification application that comprises a classifier and a user interface engine. The classifier receives multimedia data on a form, identifies at least one field in the form to be modified and modifies the at least one field in the form based on the multimedia data.
09/11/14
20140258826
Creating a dashboard for tracking a workflow process involving handwritten forms
An electronic writing solution server includes a workflow dashboard application that comprises a dashboard generator. The dashboard generator receives a collection of forms, each form in the collection being of a same type and having been created from a dashboard template, the dashboard template including an association of fields, steps and indicators in each form, identifies which fields have been filled in by at least one user for each form, determines a current step of a multistep workflow based on the fields that have been filled out for each form and generates a dashboard for displaying a number of forms that correspond to each step..
09/11/14
20140258820
Providing information during different stages of a design cycle
Datasheets provide a summary of information about a complex component. A static datasheet provided by a website may be augmented to provide a static design assistance link within the displayed data sheet page.
09/11/14
20140258819
Information servicing method and system
An information servicing method and an accompanying system use the vpn wireless communication channel of information service provider to transmit pure text contents of each information record to corresponding user devices, and use another wireless communication channel to transmit multimedia contents contained in the information record to the user devices; such that usage of communication bandwidth of the vpn wireless communication channel can be substantially minimized and the cost thereof can also be reduced. The information service provider includes a server which analyzes each information record in advance to obtain a goods symbol corresponding to the information record.
09/11/14
20140258782
Recovery maturity model (rmm) for readiness-based control of disaster recovery testing
A recovery maturity model (rmm) is used to determine whether a particular information technology (it) production environment can be expected, with some level of confidence, to successfully execute a test for disaster recovery (dr). The rmm provides a quantitative analysis in terms of the extent to which best practices are seen to have been implemented as a set of categories for elements of the environment and multiple elements for each category.
09/11/14
20140258778
Automated test equipment and control method thereof
An automated test system for a semiconductor device to concurrently perform multiple device tests is provided. The system may include at least one test client, at least one test site and a test server.
09/11/14
20140258774
Methods and systems for automatically tracking the rerouting of logical circuit data in a data network
An example method involves generating, without manual intervention, a table to store current reroute statistics based on rerouting of data from a logical circuit that has failed to a logical failover circuit in a network. The current reroute statistics include trap data corresponding to the logical circuit.
09/11/14
20140258773
Match server for a financial exchange having fault tolerant operation
Fault tolerant operation is disclosed for a primary match server of a financial exchange using an active copy-cat instance, a.k.a. Backup match server, that mirrors operations in the primary match server, but only after those operations have successfully completed in the primary match server.
09/11/14
20140258767
Semiconductor device and semiconductor system including the same
A semiconductor device includes an internal circuit configured to perform a specified operation in response to a predetermined command; a normal data input/output section configured to input/output a normal data synchronized with a center of a source clock, in response to data input/output commands; and a data recovery information signal input/output block configured to receive and store a data recovery information signal synchronized with an edge of the source clock and having a predetermined pattern, in response to either a command of the data input/output commands or the predetermined command upon entry to a data recovery operating mode, and to output the data recovery information signal after the passage of a predetermined time period.. .
09/11/14
20140258763
Server
The server includes a power supply apparatus; a power receipt terminal connected to a network and supplied with electric power fed to over the network; and a controller configured to perform state monitoring of the server by being supplied with electric power from the power supply apparatus, or electric power from the power supply apparatus and electric power from the power receipt terminal, and when supply of electric power from the power supply apparatus is quitted, the controller changes an electric power supply route so as to be supplied the electric power only from the power receipt terminal.. .
09/11/14
20140258762
Server and power management method
A server and a power management method for the server are provided. The server is connected to other servers.
09/11/14
20140258750
Control system and method for server
A control system for a server includes a control chip, a switch module, a hardware power module, a software power module, a power chip, and a basement management controller (bmc) chip. The hardware power module and the software power module output first and second power signals, respectively.
09/11/14
20140258738
Employing power over ethernet for auxiliary power in computer systems
Methods and apparatus for implementing power over ethernet (poe) for auxiliary power in computer systems. Under aspects of the methods, one or more voltage inputs comprising standard power input is employed by a power control component in a network interface in an apparatus such as a network adaptor board, a system on a chip (soc), computer server or server blade to supply power to a network controller on the apparatus when the apparatus is operating at a normal power state.
09/11/14
20140258735
Portable recording medium, system including the portable recording medium, and data recovery method of the portable recording medium
A technique of the present invention includes a storage section for storing contents data and an encryption flag indicating that any one of an encryption recording mode and a non-encryption recording mode is set, an encrypting engine for encrypting contents data using an encryption key when the encryption recording mode is set, and a control section for controlling a storage section so that the encryption key and the encrypted contents data are stored when the encryption recording mode is set. Further, when the setting is changed from the encryption recording mode into the non-encryption recording mode, the control section controls the storage section so that the encryption flag is changed to indicate the setting of the non-encryption recording mode with the continuous storage of the encryption key..
09/11/14
20140258729
Stored authorization status for cryptographic operations
A hardware authentication device is disclosed that uses a cryptographic signature verification operation to authorize a subsequent cryptographic operation to be performed using the same or different keys and stores that authorization status in protected memory. The cryptographic algorithm may be an ecdsa signature, sha-based message authentication code (mac) or any other cryptographic algorithm.
09/11/14
20140258727
System and method of using a signed guid
A method and apparatus wherein the method includes the steps of generating a globally unique identifier (guid) for a security system appliance, saving a public key and private key of the security system appliance in a memory of the security system appliance, a manufacturer of the security system appliance generating a signed version of the guid and the public key, saving the signed version of the guid and public key in the memory of the security system appliance, the security system appliance sending a registration message including the signed version of the guid and public key to a security system server and the security system server authenticating the security system appliance using the signed version of the guid and public key of the security system appliance and a public key of the manufacturer.. .
09/11/14
20140258723
Method and a device of authentication in the converged wireless network
In the existing wlan network, the authentication method using the pre-shared cipher key has low safety, and is not applicable for large scale deployment; while the authentication method based on 802.1x is very complex and needs to introduce eap/radius servers. The invention provides an authentication method and device in a converged wireless access network, wherein, the wireless access network and the ue all maintain a cipher key of a ue for accessing the first wireless access network, when the ue accessing the second wireless access network, the wireless access network and the ue implements the authentication based on the cipher key.
09/11/14
20140258722
Forwarding e-mail from a wireless device
A system and method of sending an e-mail message associated with a wireless device is provided. A request to forward or reply to an original e-mail message is sent from the wireless device to a server.
09/11/14
20140258717
Cloud application installed in client terminal connected to cloud server
A cloud application system installed in a client terminal that is connected to a cloud server via a network, the cloud application system comprising: a first driver controlling module configured to display a list of folders of a relevant user in the cloud server by communicating with the cloud server; a second cloud driver controlling module configured to encrypt a file of the cloud server to store it as the encrypted security file when the file is stored in the client terminal.. .
09/11/14
20140258715
Session attribute propagation through secure database server tiers
Mechanisms are provided for handling a database client request. An encrypted database client request (dcr) is received, by an unsecure access local agent, from a client computing device as part of a session between the client computing device and a database data processing system.
09/11/14
20140258714
Federated digital rights management scheme including trusted systems
Federated systems for issuing playback certifications granting access to technically protected content are described. One embodiment of the system includes a registration server connected to a network, a content server connected to the network and to a trusted system, a first device including a non-volatile memory that is connected to the network and a second device including a non-volatile memory that is connected to the network.
09/11/14
20140258713
Systems and methods for securely streaming media content
Systems and methods securely provide media content from a media server to a media client via a network. The media content is segmented to create multiple media segments that are each identified in a playlist, and at least one of the media segments is encrypted using a cryptographic key.
09/11/14
20140258710
Mobile handset identification and communication authentication
Disclosed is a system and method for authenticating a communications channel between a mobile handset associated with a user and an application server for uniquely identifying the mobile handset and for encrypting communications between the mobile handset and the application server over the communication channel is provided. The system includes a certificate authority configured to issue digital certificates to the handset and the application server, as well as software applications operating on both the handset and application server.
09/11/14
20140258709
Information processing apparatus, server, method for controlling the same and storage medium
An information processing apparatus for accessing a server via a network transmits an issuance request of a certificate including information unique to the information processing apparatus to a certificate authority, and receives the certificate transmitted by the certificate authority in response to the issuance request. The apparatus determines whether or not it is possible to access the server by comparing information unique to the information processing apparatus with the unique information included in the received certificate, and restricts, if it is determined that it is not possible to access the server, issuance of a connection request to the server..
09/11/14
20140258708
Securing variable length keyladder key
A system for securing a variable length keyladder key includes a keyladder decryptor configured to alter a first layer key and to execute a keyladder algorithm to generate a content key, the keyladder algorithm to generate the content key by decrypting an encrypted second layer key with the altered first layer key. The alteration mirrors the alteration applied to encrypt the second layer key by a content server providing content data to be decrypted.
09/11/14
20140258705
Low latency server-side redirection of udp-based transport protocols traversing a client-side nat firewall
Systems, methods, and machine-readable media for low latency server-side redirection of user datagram protocol (udp)-based transport protocols traversing a client-side network address translation (nat) are provided. At a first server, a request for directing a data resource to a client may be received.
09/11/14
20140258648
Overwriting part of compressed data without decompressing on-disk compressed data
Overwriting part of compressed data without decompressing on-disk compressed data is includes by receiving a write request for a block of data in a compression group from a client, wherein the compression group comprises a group of data blocks that is compressed, wherein the block of data is uncompressed. The storage server partially overwrites the compression group, wherein the compression group remains compressed while the partial overwriting is performed.
09/11/14
20140258634
Allocating enclosure cache in a computing system
Allocating enclosure cache in a computing system that includes an enclosure and a plurality of enclosure attached servers, including: receiving, by the enclosure, memory access information from each of the plurality of enclosure attached servers; determining, by the enclosure in dependence upon the memory access information, an amount of enclosure cache to allocate as shared cache that can be accessed by two or more of the enclosure attached servers; and determining, by the enclosure in dependence upon the memory access information, an amount of enclosure cache to allocate to each enclosure attached server for exclusive use by the enclosure attached server.. .
09/11/14
20140258633
Sharing cache in a computing system
Sharing cache in a computing system that includes a plurality of enclosure attached servers, including: identifying, by an enclosure, a first enclosure attached server that is not meeting a first predetermined performance threshold; identifying, by the enclosure, a second enclosure attached server that is meeting a second predetermined performance threshold; blocking, by the enclosure, access to a predetermined amount of cache on the second enclosure attached server by the second enclosure attached server; determining, by the enclosure, whether the second enclosure attached server is meeting the second predetermined performance threshold; responsive to determining that the second enclosure attached server is meeting the second predetermined performance threshold, lending, by the enclosure, the predetermined amount of cache on the second enclosure attached server to the first enclosure attached server.. .
09/11/14
20140258632
Sharing cache in a computing system
Sharing cache in a computing system that includes a plurality of enclosure attached servers, including: identifying, by an enclosure, a first enclosure attached server that is not meeting a first predetermined performance threshold; identifying, by the enclosure, a second enclosure attached server that is meeting a second predetermined performance threshold; blocking, by the enclosure, access to a predetermined amount of cache on the second enclosure attached server by the second enclosure attached server; determining, by the enclosure, whether the second enclosure attached server is meeting the second predetermined performance threshold; responsive to determining that the second enclosure attached server is meeting the second predetermined performance threshold, lending, by the enclosure, the predetermined amount of cache on the second enclosure attached server to the first enclosure attached server.. .
09/11/14
20140258631
Allocating enclosure cache in a computing system
Allocating enclosure cache in a computing system that includes an enclosure and a plurality of enclosure attached servers, including: receiving, by the enclosure, memory access information from each of the plurality of enclosure attached servers; determining, by the enclosure in dependence upon the memory access information, an amount of enclosure cache to allocate as shared cache that can be accessed by two or more of the enclosure attached servers; and determining, by the enclosure in dependence upon the memory access information, an amount of enclosure cache to allocate to each enclosure attached server for exclusive use by the enclosure attached server.. .
09/11/14
20140258616
Method and system for heterogeneous data volume
A method and system is disclosed for providing a heterogeneous data storage comprising a plurality of storage devices of different types with respect to device vendor, model, capacity, performance and/or function. The present invention employs data access mechanisms specific to the type of underlying storage and the type of data to be stored or retrieved, and provides for integrated remote mirroring, disaster recovery and hierarchical storage management (hsm), as well as improved i/o performance and life expectancy of storage disks.
09/11/14
20140258586
Methods and systems for reducing the amount of time and computing resources that are required to perform a hardware table walk (hwtw)
A computer system and a method are provided that reduce the amount of time and computing resources that are required to perform a hardware table walk (hwtw) in the event that a translation lookaside buffer (tlb) miss occurs. If a tlb miss occurs when performing a stage 2 (s2) hwtw to find the pa at which a stage 1 (s1) page table is stored, the mmu uses the ipa to predict the corresponding pa, thereby avoiding the need to perform any of the s2 table lookups.
09/11/14
20140258585
Data path differentiator for pre-emphasis requirement determination or slot identification
An apparatus and method is disclosed for generating path length information for two (usually redundant) receive paths in a receiving device such as a server blade so that the proper amount of equalization and/or pre-emphasis may be applied to receiver and driver circuits in the server blade. In one embodiment, the path length information comprises a longer or shorter path determination, and may also include a estimation of the slot location.
09/11/14
20140258581
Method and device for serial data transmission having a flexible message size and a variable bit length
A method for serial data transfer in a bus system having at least two bus subscribers that exchange messages via the bus, the transmitted messages having a logical structure according to can standard iso 11898-1, the logical structure encompassing a start-of-frame bit, arbitration field, control field, data field, crc field, acknowledge field, and end-of-frame sequence, the control field encompassing a data length code having an information item regarding the data field length. When a first marker (edl) is present, the control field of the messages, divergently from the can standard iso 11898-1, encompasses more than six bits; when the first marker (edl) is present, the control field of the message is expanded to include at least one further bit (esi); and the further bit (esi) or one of the further bits causes an information item regarding the “error passive” state of the bus subscriber to be integrated into transmitted messages..
09/11/14
20140258571
Method and device for serial data transmission having a flexible message size and a variable bit length
A method for serial data transfer in a bus system having at least two bus subscribers that exchange messages via the bus, the transmitted messages having a logical structure according to can standard iso 11898-1, the logical structure encompassing a start of frame bit, arbitration field, control field, data field, crc field, acknowledge field, and end of frame sequence, the control field encompassing a data length code that contains an information item regarding the length of the data field. The method is characterized in that when a first marker (edl) is present, the control field of the messages, divergently from iso 11898-1, encompasses more than six bits; the first marker (edl) being implemented by way of a recessive bit in the control field, and when the first marker is present, the recessive bit of the first marker (edl) being followed, in all data messages, by at least one dominant bit..
09/11/14
20140258559
Persistent format conversions
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer-readable storage medium for persistent format conversions. One of the methods includes receiving an original communication to be routed from a first user to a second user, wherein the original communication is received in a first format; converting, based a format conversion rule, the original communication into a second, different format; routing the original communication to the recipient in the second format; receiving a response communication related to the original communication and to be routed from the second user to the first user; and based on determining that the response communication is responsive to the original communication, converting the response communication into the first format prior to routing the communication to the first user..
09/11/14
20140258556
Intelligent server routing
The present application relates to methods and systems for intelligently routing requests to one of a plurality of redundant servers. The methods and systems route the requests to a most highly ranked redundant server.
09/11/14
20140258551
Method for implementing session border controller pool, and session border controller
A method for implementing a session border controller (sbc) pool and a sbc device are provided. In the present invention, an sbc pool is formed by at least two sbcs, the at least two sbcs are mutually backed up for disaster recovery and use a same internet protocol (ip) address for a terminal device, and whether the terminal device is registered in the sbc pool is determined; and if the terminal device has been registered in the sbc pool, a service message is forwarded to an sbc with which the terminal device is registered.
09/11/14
20140258547
Single sign-on processing for associated mobile applications
Systems, methods and computer-readable media are disclosed for performing single sign-on processing between associated mobile applications. The single sign-on processing may include processing to generate an interaction session between a user and a back-end server associated with a mobile application based at least in part on one or more existing interaction sessions between the user and one or more back-end servers associated with one or more other mobile applications.
09/11/14
20140258546
Method and apparatus for dynamically assigning resources of a distributed server infrastructure
A method for dynamically assigning resources of a distributed server infrastructure, the method comprising the steps of comparing an observed relative load of an assigned portion of said distributed server infrastructure with a desired relative load; if said observed relative load exceeds said desired relative load assigning additional resources, and redistributing tasks from said assigned portion to said additional resources; and if said desired relative load exceeds said desired relative load: selecting removable resources, redistributing tasks from said removable resources to other resources in said assigned portion, and removing said removable resources from said assigned portion; wherein said redistributing of tasks is performed in such a way that state information related to said tasks is preserved.. .
09/11/14
20140258543
System and method for implementing network service level agreements (slas)
Some implementations provide a method including: storing, at a network credit server (ncs), a service level agreement of a customer; maintaining a database of topology information of the network; receiving a request from a network device where a first plurality of packets associated with the customer have been received en-route to a destination and when the number of the first plurality of packets surpasses a pre-configured threshold number; generating, by the ncs, a reply based on the service level agreement of the customer and the topology information of the network; and sending the reply to the network device for the network device to process a second plurality of packets associated with the customer, the second plurality of packets being received at the network device subsequent to the first plurality of packets and en-route to the destination.. .
09/11/14
20140258536
Application delivery controller and global server load balancer
Application delivery controller (adc), global server load balancer (gslb), and methods for their operation in data networks are disclosed. The methods for load balancing may include receiving a query concerning a host name from a client, determining that there are two or more host servers associated with the host name, measuring various metrics associated with each of the two or more host servers and a local domain name server (dns), and based at least in part on the measurement, selecting a host server among the two or more host servers.
09/11/14
20140258529
Device-specific restrictive content delivery
A content control server implements a service similar to the national do-not-call registry for on-line content in which a user of a device can request that advertising content received from an ad server be restricted to one or more types of acceptable content. The types of content that are to be allowed and/or denied delivery to the device are associated with an identifier of the device.
09/11/14
20140258528
System and method for managing attempted access of objectionable content and/or tampering with a content filtering device
An apparatus and method for managing a user's ability to access content on the internet involves a reporting and control server, an internet access control (iac) device, the iac device including at least one light to indicate when at least one disallowed event has occurred, and a reset component which, for the at least one light to be reset, must be coupled to the iac device. The method involves receiving a web address, determining whether a requested domain name system (dns) server is an acceptable dns server, determining whether an ip address provided by the acceptable dns server is a redirect ip address and, if so, indicating an objectionable content event has occurred by changing a state of at least one light on the iac device, sending information so that a reporting and control server can transmit a reset, receiving the reset, and resetting the at least one light..
09/11/14
20140258522
Methods and systems for monitoring computer systems using wireless devices
Methods and systems for providing information regarding monitored computer systems to wireless devices are provided. Information may be requested by a wireless device and displayed on the wireless device in a browser.
09/11/14
20140258521
Load balancing web service by rejecting connections
A load balancer allocates requests to a pool of web servers configured to have low queue capacities. If the queue capacity of a web server is reached, the web server responds to an additional request with a rejection notification to the load balancer, which enables the load balancer to quickly send the rejected request to another web server.
09/11/14
20140258518
Method and apparatus for applying uniform hashing to wireless traffic
A method, computer readable medium and apparatus for hashing wireless traffic are disclosed. For example, the method hashes the wireless traffic uniformly by a plurality of probe servers based on at least one first key to provide a plurality of streams, and hashes at least one output stream of each of the plurality of probe servers uniformly based on at least one second key to provide a plurality of output streams.
09/11/14
20140258511
Methods and apparatus for reestablishing secure network communications
A computer-implemented, method for monitoring and establishing a secure communication session to a client computing system by a secure communication server system programmed to perform the method including monitoring in the secure communication server system, a network traffic level between the client computing system and the secure communication server system, determining in the secure communication server system, whether the network traffic level drops below a set network traffic level, and wherein when the network traffic level is determined by the secure communication server system to drop below the set network traffic level, the method includes sending with the secure communication server system, a management communication to the client computing system to reestablish a secure communication session with the secure communication server system. A subsequent secure communication session between the client computing system and the secure communication server system may or may not be established..
09/11/14
20140258497
Management system for automatic door apparatus
Provided are a management system and management method for an automatic door apparatus, with which it is possible to easily recognize the working circumstances of an automatic door apparatus and also possible to easily ensure security without incurring management costs for a selling company or a maintenance company. A management system for automatic door apparatuses comprises: the automatic door apparatuses with which communication is possible; a management server disposed within a narrow-area network of the customer-side management system identical to the automatic door apparatuses and capable of checking the working circumstances of the automatic doors by communicating with the automatic door apparatuses; and a management pc disposed within a wide-area network outside the narrow-area network and capable of communicating with the management server by remote desktop technology; wherein the management pc acquires the working circumstances of the automatic door apparatuses via the management server..
09/11/14
20140258496
Data centre system and method for a data centre to provide service
A data center system and a method for a data center to provide service are provided. The data center system comprises at least one first load balancing device, a plurality of second load balancing devices, and a plurality of servers.
09/11/14
20140258486
Server-layer shared link risk group analysis to identify potential client-layer network connectivity loss
In one embodiment, a particular device within a client-layer network maintains client-layer topology information including server-layer shared risk link group (srlg) information of server-layer devices and links in a server-layer network associated with client-layer links and client-layer nodes in the client-layer network. A determination is made to discover if there is an alternative client-layer path to an established client-layer path between a first packet switching device and a second packet switching device if all server-layer resources of any particular server-layer srlg of a plurality of total server-layer srlgs associated with the established client-layer path become unavailable.
09/11/14
20140258479
Managing configuration updates
Approaches are described for managing configuration information updates, or other information in a data center, shared resource environment, or other such electronic environment. A management component is provided that can manage distribution of configuration information, operating system (os) images, authentication data, or other such information for host machines, servers, or other such devices in a network environment.
09/11/14
20140258476
File transmission to communication-disabled terminal
An apparatus for transmitting a file to a terminal device in a communication-disabled state includes a transceiver unit includes: a transceiver unit to transmit and receive data; a storage unit to store therein file information on a file uploaded to a content server by a transmitting terminal device using a first protocol; and a control unit to receive the file information from the transmitting terminal device through the transceiver unit using a second protocol, deliver the received file information to a receiving terminal device using the second protocol, store the file information in the storage unit when a predetermined time elapses without a response from the receiving terminal device, and transmit the stored file information to the receiving terminal device through the transceiver unit when the receiving terminal device enters into a communication-enabled state.. .
09/11/14
20140258474
Controlling data collection interval of m2m device
Described embodiments relate to a machine to machine (m2m) server for controlling a data collection interval of a m2m device. The m2m server may be configured to determine data dependency between a first m2m device and a second m2m device based on sensing data collected from the first m2m device and the second m2m device and to control a data collection interval of at least one of the first m2m device and the second m2m device based on sensing data variation of one of the first m2m device and the second m2m device..
09/11/14
20140258472
Video annotation navigation
A video server assigns topics to portions of a video based on the content of the video. The video is requested by a client device and streamed to the client device for playback.
09/11/14
20140258471
Predictive delivery of information based on device history
A server sends information to user devices based on not only the current location of those devices but also predicted future locations of those devices. A number of actions are associated with one or more predetermined locations, a predetermined maximum amount of time, and a predetermined minimum likelihood.
09/11/14
20140258470
Relaying device, image processing device, and system comprising image processing device and relaying device
A relaying device may be configured to communicate with an image processing device and a server device via a network. The server device may be configured to store uploaded data.
09/11/14
20140258468
Relay apparatus, client apparatus, and computer-readable medium
A relay apparatus includes a storage, request data reception and transmission units, a mode data reception unit, a specified condition conversion unit, a content identifier reception unit, a generation unit, and a display data transmission unit. The storage stores a service identifier, access destination information, and a conversion routine for the format of a specified condition specifying content, for each of storage services.
09/11/14
20140258465
Identification of originating ip address and client port connection to a web server via a proxy server
A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes receiving a message from a client destined for a server; embedding in the received message an x-forwarded source (“xfs”) value identifying the client; and forwarding the received message comprising the embedded xfs value to the server. In one embodiment, the message is an acknowledge (“ack”) message of a transmission control protocol (“tcp”) three-way handshake.
09/11/14
20140258462
Content customization
A content customization service is disclosed. A user computing device and/or a content customization server may customize a narration associated with an item of content at the request of a listener or a rights-holder.
09/11/14
20140258461
Client-side http translator
A network communications system and method are disclosed. In at least one implementation, the network communications system includes a network gateway device configured to receive from a client device via a client-side local area network, an http compliant request stream including one or more http compliant requests formatted according to an http compliant application level protocol.
09/11/14
20140258459
Remote access to a data storage device
A method may be performed in a data storage device while the data storage device is operatively coupled to a host device that is registered at a network server as a designated recipient of access requests directed to the data storage device. The data storage device includes a controller and a memory storing one or more files.
09/11/14
20140258458
Browser kernel adaptation method and browser therefor
The present disclosure, pertaining to the field of computer internet, discloses a browser kernel adaptation method and a browser therefor. The method includes: receiving, by a browser, a request for browsing a page from a user; acquiring, by the browser, information of the page from a server according to the request, and determining the type of the page according to the information of the page; and selecting, by the browser, a browser kernel according to the type of the page, and processing the request by using the selected browser kernel.
09/11/14
20140258457
Providing multimedia contents to user equipment associated with electric vehicle
Described embodiments relate to providing a multimedia contents service to user equipment associated with an electric vehicle located in an electric vehicle charging station through a wireless access point. The wireless access point may allocate an internet protocol (ip) address to user equipment associated with an electric vehicle located in an electric vehicle charging station in response to a connection request message received from the user equipment.
09/11/14
20140258456
Method and apparatus for controlling traffic in wireless communication system
Provided is a method for identifying and controlling traffic in a wireless communication system. The method includes receiving, by a gateway, a rule corresponding to a determined policy and packet filter information from a policy server upon receiving an internet protocol (ip) session establishment request from a user equipment (ue); installing a packet filter according to the received packet filter information; and after a transmission control protocol (tcp) session is established between the ue and a content server, identifying traffic using the packet filter and transmitting the identified traffic to a radio access network (ran) to schedule packet responsive to a hyper text transfer protocol (http) request being from the ue after a transmission control protocol (tcp) session is established between the ue and a content server..
09/11/14
20140258447
System and method for installing device drivers on welding equipment
A system and method for installing device drivers or application software on equipment used in brazing, cladding, building up, filling, hard-facing overlaying, joining or welding operations is provided. The system includes a first device and a second device.
09/11/14
20140258446
Dynamic configuration in cloud computing environments
Virtual machines, virtualization servers, and other physical resources in a cloud computing environment may be dynamically configured based on the resource usage data for the virtual machines and resource capacity data for the physical resources in the cloud system. Based on an analysis of the virtual machine resource usage data and the resource capacity data of the virtualization servers and other physical resources in the cloud computing environment, each virtual machine may be matched to one of a plurality of virtualization servers, and the resources of the virtualization servers and other physical resources in the cloud may be reallocated and reconfigured to provide additional usage capacity to the virtual machines..
09/11/14
20140258445
Method and system for seamless navigation of content across different devices
Certain aspects of a system and method for seamless navigation of content between different devices may include one or more devices communicably coupled to one or more servers through a communication network. The devices are capable of rendering content.
09/11/14
20140258444
Network cloud communication for ip camera
Subject matter disclosed herein relates to a method that may be performed at a cloud server, the method comprising: establishing a first network connection to an internet-protocol (ip) camera in response to a request from the ip camera; establishing a second network connection to a mobile device in response to a second request from the mobile device; and facilitating a third network connection between the ip camera and the mobile device.. .
09/11/14
20140258440
Content delivery network cache grouping
Content delivery networks (cdns) deliver content objects for others is disclosed. End user computers are directed to an edge server for delivery of a requested content object by a universal resource indicator (uri).
09/11/14
20140258439
Shared client caching
According to some embodiments, a method and apparatus are provided to determine if a requested resource is cached at a first client or at a server based on a received list. In a case that the requested resource is determined to be cached at the first client, a request is sent to the first client for the cached resource.
09/11/14
20140258435
Alerting recipients to errors occurring when accessing external services
A hosting provider operates a server system that provides a service to one or more tenants. The server system receives configuration data from the tenants.
09/11/14
20140258434
Short message server, terminal trigger method of server thereof, trigger request delivery server, trigger request deliver method of server thereof
The present application relates to a control function related to a trigger in a communication network for machine-type communication. A method for triggering a terminal comprises the steps of: receiving a trigger request message from a trigger request transmission server which transmits trigger requests from external servers; and transmitting the trigger request message to a terminal using a received short message, wherein transmission parameters of the short message indicates that the received short message is a short message for triggering a machine-type communication (mtc) apparatus..
09/11/14
20140258433
Electronic mail system using a pool of valid tokens
A system for handling email messages comprising: at an originating email server: obtaining a token from a finite pool of valid tokens associated with a sender of an email message that is to be sent to an addressee; incorporating the token into the email message; sending the email message towards its addressee; at a receiving system: inspecting an incoming email message for the presence of a token and establishing the validity of the token; and if a valid token is present, delivering the message to the addressee, and otherwise rejecting the message; or delivering the message to a primary mail box of the addressee if a valid token is present and otherwise delivering the message to a secondary mail box of the addressee; at an addressee's system: acting, responsive to an event indicative that the message is objectionable, to cause the token to be removed from the pool of valid tokens.. .
09/11/14
20140258430
Server, device and recording medium for http file transfer during chatting session established by another protocol
A message server for transferring a file by using hypertext transfer protocol (http) during a chatting session established by another protocol, includes: a server transceiver unit configured to transmit and receive data; and a server control unit configured to provide a chatting service by establishing the chatting session between a transmitting terminal device and a receiving terminal device through the server transceiver unit, and transmit file link information to the receiving terminal device through the server transceiver unit when the file link information is received from the transmitting terminal device through the server transceiver unit, wherein the file link information is associated with a file uploaded using http to a content server by the transmitting terminal device.. .
09/11/14
20140258429
Method and apparatus for managing communication exchanges
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, obtaining a message and an importance rating for the message where the importance rating is determined by a second communications management agent of a server based on an analysis of content of the message. The system can access rating feedback information associated with the second communications management agent.
09/11/14
20140258425
Method and device for long lived chat with dynamic focus
This provides a method and message server device to allow restart of an inter-carrier chat session using a local chat server even if the same session was previously started on another carrier's conference focus server.. .
09/11/14
20140258418
Content item sharing and synchronization system with team shared folders
A content item sharing and synchronization system providing team shared folders is described. Users of the system have access to the team shared folder simply by being a member of a team.
09/11/14
20140258415
Network communications via peer network connections
Embodiments for network communications via peer network connections are disclosed. Network communications systems and methods may identify a trusted group of peer devices associated with a computing device.
09/11/14
20140258414
Server device, terminal device, and program
According to an illustrative embodiment, an information processing system is provided. The information processing system includes at least one control unit to designate a user-access position within sequential content at which a user accesses the sequential content, and to associate the user with other users who each access the sequential content at a position that is the same, or close to, the user-access position..
09/11/14
20140258412
Method and apparatus for service migration between user devices
A method for service migration between user devices includes: receiving a migration from request mfr transmitted by a service migration protocol application smpa entity of a first device; transmitting a service migration protocol smp resolution request srr to a service migration protocol server smps entity; receiving a response message transmitted by the smps entity; transmitting a migration to request mtr to an smpa entity of the second device; transmitting a service acquired from the service source device to the second device, after the second device initiates the service application and switches the first sid to the second sid, so as to migrate the service of the first device to the second device. The present invention enables each user to perform seamless migration between different devices of the user in different situations without interrupting the service reception, or even receive the service with a preference device of the user..
09/11/14
20140258409
Method, server and browser for pushing message actively
Described are a method, server and browser for pushing a message actively, the method includes: establishing by the server a long connection with the browser; receiving the identification id reported by the browser through the established long connection; sending the corresponding push message to the browser in real time according to the identification id. The present method raises the user's value through the push tips message, and presents favorite and useful content to the user at suitable time and site, which provides a personalized service, or it activates the user and increases liveness of the user by pushing content of the upgraded application to user of the webpage application, and it implements receiving/processing/presenting the push message sent actively by the backstage server at the browser, without the client refreshing and sending a request continuously, which increases timeliness and efficiency of acquiring information by the user..
09/11/14
20140258404
System for sharing event and data between personal devices
A personal information server in a system for event and data sharing includes: a server data manager configured to receive an event triggered at a personal device being used, from among the personal devices, and data information related to the event; and a server database manager configured to store the event and data information received at the server data manager, where the server data manager transmits the event and data information stored at the server database manager to a personal device that does not have the event and data information from among the registered personal devices, and a data sharing application installed in each of the registered personal devices transmits the event and data information triggered at the personal device. The disclosed system provides the advantage of enabling data sharing among a user's personal devices and thus allowing more intelligent services based on dynamic data sharing between personal devices..
09/11/14
20140258391
Method and system for downloading in ubiquitous network by means of multicast
A method and system for downloading in a ubiquitous network by means of multicast are disclosed. The method includes: after requesting to download a media service, a terminal acquires, from a tracing server, an address of a cache server corresponding to the media service, and requests the cache server to transmit the media service; after receiving the request, the cache server triggers a context server to determine, according to a preset multicast terminal threshold value, whether a condition for triggering multicast is met; when the condition for triggering multicast is met, the cache server cooperates with the context server and a joint radio resource management server to determine a plurality of terminals participating in multicast and a multicast channel; and the cache server sending data of the media service to each terminal on the multicast channel via a resource control node.
09/11/14
20140258390
Systems and methods for maintaining transparent end to end cache redirection
The present disclosure presents systems and methods for maintaining original source and destination ip addresses of a request while performing intermediary cache redirection. An intermediary receives a request from a client destined to a server identifying a client ip address as a source ip address and a server ip address as a destination ip address.
09/11/14
20140258388
Server enabled user data exchange between information processing devices
A server device includes: a receiving unit configured to receive, from each of a plurality of information-processing devices, location information showing a respective location of each information-processing device; a setting unit configured to set a condition showing that one information-processing device is close to another information-processing device, based on a predetermined parameter; a determining unit configured to determine whether a first information-processing device and a second information-processing device from among the plurality of information-processing devices satisfy the condition based on the location information received by the receiving unit; and a transmitting unit configured to transmit information determined at the determining unit to the first information-processing device and the second information-processing device, in a case that the determining unit determines that the first information-processing device and the second information-processing device satisfy the condition.. .
09/11/14
20140258387
Distribution of content items to user devices in a mobile environment
The invention relates to a technique for controlling the distribution of content items such as advertisements, news, etc., to user devices in a mobile communications network. A method embodiment of the technique is performed in a distribution control gateway of the mobile communications network and comprises the steps of receiving, from a content provider server, a target user indication indicative of one or more target user devices for presentation of a content item; accessing a provider registry for determining a provider authorization of the content provider server; accessing a user registry for determining a user authorization for receiving the content item from the content provider server; and initiating a transmission of the content item to one or more of the target user devices..
09/11/14
20140258386
Energy management system and method
According to an aspect of the disclosure, an energy management system and method includes a method of altering an operating condition of a device located at a site. The method includes the steps of establishing communication with at least one device located at the site and acquiring device data from the device.
09/11/14
20140258385
Fast file server methods and systems
The invention provides, in one aspect, an improved system for data access comprising a file server that is coupled to a client device or application executing thereon via one or more networks. The server comprises static storage that is organized in one or more directories, each containing, zero, one or more files.
09/11/14
20140258384
Dynamic clip analysis
A dynamic clip analysis system for use in a networked server-client system includes: a client including a client-side remote application module configured to analyze content from one or more of a client-side clipboard and a client-side drag and drop utility; and a remote application interactively connected with the client over a network via the client-side remote application module, the remote application including: one or more of a remote clipboard and a remote drag and drop utility; and a client-side remote application module configured to analyze content from one or more of the remote clipboard and the remote drag and drop utility, so as to perform dynamic clip analysis in the server-client system.. .
09/11/14
20140258383
System for serving a cross domain trade mark application interface
There is provided a server for serving a cross domain trade mark application interface. The server is adapted to serve, in response to a cross domain request from a browser application, interface markup language data, the interface markup language data defining at least a portion of the trade mark application interface, the trade mark application interface comprising at least one input field for inputting trade mark application data, the trade mark application data representing at least a trade mark representation; and receive, from the browser application via the network interface, the trade mark application data..
09/11/14
20140258382
Application congestion control
Controlling client side application congestion at least in part by using one or more heuristics to predict at a data producer node, such as a server, how much time an application at a data consumer node, such as a client, will require to process a unit of data is disclosed. In various embodiments, a predicted client side processing time associated with a unit of data to be sent to a client is determined.
09/11/14
20140258381
Content management system, content management apparatus, content management method, and program
A content management system, in which a server apparatus communicates with a plurality of client apparatuses via a network, includes a first client apparatus including a selection unit for selecting content to be uploaded, an editing unit for editing the content, a storage unit for associating and storing the content and editing information about the content, and an upload unit for uploading the content and the editing information to the server apparatus. The server apparatus includes a content receiving unit for receiving the content from the first client apparatus, an acquisition unit for acquiring the editing information from the apparatus, and a transmission unit for transmitting information about the content and the editing information to a second client apparatus.
09/11/14
20140258380
Terminal device, non-transitory computer-readable storage medium storing computer program for terminal device, and system
A terminal device may receive server-side display order information transmitted from a server device. The server-side display order information may indicate a server-side display order, designated on a server side, of a plurality of object images included in a display screen displayed on a display unit of the terminal device.
09/11/14
20140258379
Network resource modification for higher network connection concurrence
Implementations for network resource modification for enabling higher network connection concurrence are disclosed. An example method includes receiving a request from a client for a network resource having references to objects, and retrieving the network resource from one or more servers.
09/11/14
20140258378
Third party verification using override ip addresses
Techniques for third party verification using override ip addresses is described, including detecting a request header from an endpoint, the request header being associated with a request for a media file, initiating a download of the media file to the endpoint, evaluating the request header to identify an address associated with the endpoint, generating a notification comprising the address, the notification being configured to indicate the address overrides a source address identified by a field in a packet associated with the request header, and sending the notification to report data associated with the media file, wherein the address overrides the source address to identify a source of the request.. .
09/11/14
20140258377
Relay apparatus, system, and computer-readable medium
A relay apparatus includes a storage, and request data reception and transmission units, first and second conversion units, and content identifier reception and transmission units. For each storage service, the storage stores a service identifier, access destination information, and a conversion routine for converting a content identifier and a specified condition for specifying content between a server format and a client apparatus format.
09/11/14
20140258375
System and method for large object cache management in a network
Aspects of the disclosure pertain to a system and method for large object cache management in a network. A proxy server of the present disclosure implements a token-based policing mechanism via a cache tracking table to evaluate objects for potential inclusion in a cache controlled by the proxy server and to age-out objects already stored in the cache.
09/11/14
20140258373
Systems and methods for managing and publishing managed content
Systems and methods for content management server systems configured to manage and publish managed content in accordance with embodiments of the invention are disclosed. In one embodiment, a versioned content management server system, includes a processor, a versioned content management application, managed content, wherein managed content includes content and content version metadata, wherein the versioned content management application configures the processor to receive updated content, locate managed content based on the received updated content, determine version data based on a portion of the located managed content, the received updated content, update the content version metadata data, associate the updated version content data with the managed content, receive a request for content, identify a portion of the managed content that corresponds to the requested content, retrieve the identified portion of the managed content, and transmit the retrieved portion of the managed content..
09/11/14
20140258372
Systems and methods for categorizing and measuring engagement with content
Systems and methods for engagement tracking devices configured to track engagement with content having one or more activity zones in accordance with embodiments of the invention are disclosed. In one embodiment, an engagement tracking device includes a processor and an engagement tracking application, wherein the engagement tracking application configures the processor to display content, where the displayed content includes data defining one or more activity zones within the displayed content, receive input data based on user input received via an input device configured to receive user input, where the input data is associated with one or more activity zones within the content, generate engagement data based on the received input data, where the engagement data includes the received input data and identified the associated activity zone, and transmit the engagement data to an engagement processing server system as the engagement data is generated..
09/11/14
20140258370
Synchronization of a server side deduplication cache with a client side deduplication cache
A server computational device maintains commonly occurring duplicate chunks of deduplicated data that have already been stored m a server side repository via one or more client computational devices. The server computational device provides a client computational device with selected elements of the commonly occurring duplicate chunks of deduplicated data, in response to receiving a request by the server computational device from the client computational device to prepopulate, refresh or update a client side deduplication cache maintained in the client computational device..
09/11/14
20140258369
Server to client reverse persistence
Embodiments may be directed towards enabling one or more load balance servers to maintain connection flow persistence if the server initiates to the communication to a client. A packet traffic management device may (ptmd) intercept the request from the server and generate reverse persistence information.
09/11/14
20140258368
Renewing registrations for a plurality of client applications that are associated with the same host server via an explicit piggybacking scheme
In an embodiment, a server registers first and seconds client applications on the same client device. The first client application on a client device obtains, from the server or some other source, application-to-application communicative information for facilitating communication between the first and second client applications.
09/11/14
20140258367
Renewing registrations for a plurality of client applications that are associated with the same host server via an implicit piggybacking scheme
In an embodiment, a server registers each of the plurality of client applications on the same client device. The server receives a given registration request message from the client device that includes a request for renewing a registration for a first of the plurality of client applications with the server, and the server renews the first client application's registration in response to the given registration request message.
09/11/14
20140258366
Accelerated delivery of media content via peer caching
An example method includes monitoring client devices to identify a subset of client devices actively connected to an internet gateway server, and maintaining a record of media data chunks cached at each client device of the subset of client devices. The method includes receiving a request from a first client device for a media data item stored at a media server device, and determining that a first target portion of the media data item is cached at a second client device actively connected to the internet gateway server.
09/11/14
20140258365
Enhanced computer networking via multi-connection object retrieval
Method and device implementations for network communications are disclosed. In at least one implementation, a computer networking method is disclosed which comprises opening a plurality of parallel tcp connections at a client computing device between a client program executed on the client computing device and a server program executed on a server computing device over a computer network.
09/11/14
20140258361
Apparatus and method for providing content
An apparatus and method for providing content is provided, which performs a web service initialization through a provided local offline web server and manages a plurality of content provided through a multithreaded web service. The apparatus for providing content includes a communication unit receiving one or more sets of content; a thread creation unit creating one or more threads that are given to the content to process a work; and a page creation unit having a frame per thread and creating an image page for playing the content on a web browser..
09/11/14
20140258359
System and method for providing an adjunct device in a content distribution network
A cache server receives content and an instruction indicating an event associated with the content that causes a processor to invoke a call out to an adjunct device. The instruction further indicates an operation that the adjunct device is to perform.
09/11/14
20140258357
System and methods of transferring tasks from a first mobile device to a second mobile device
A method includes selecting a target mobile device based on information regarding a power storage level of the particular mobile device. The method further includes transmitting program context information associated with a task of the first mobile device to a network accessible storage device.
09/11/14
20140258350
System and method for cloud-based read-only folder synchronization
A system and method are provided for synchronizing read-only folders from a cloud-based server. Users can set read-only permissions when sharing folders with other users.
09/11/14
20140258349
Systems for associating an online file folder with a uniform resource locator
Systems and method of the present invention provide for one or more server computers configured to register a domain name; receive a request to: generate a file folder linked to an online storage account owned by a user; and map a url, comprising a sub domain concatenated to the registered domain name, to the file folder. The server(s) may be further configured to determine whether an alias for the url, comprising the subdomain, is located in a dns record for the domain name.
09/11/14
20140258346
Associating an online file folder with a uniform resource locator
Systems and method of the present invention provide for one or more server computers configured to register a domain name; receive a request to: generate a file folder linked to an online storage account owned by a user; and map a url, comprising a sub domain concatenated to the registered domain name, to the file folder. The server(s) may be further configured to determine whether an alias for the url, comprising the subdomain, is located in a dns record for the domain name.
09/11/14
20140258340
Systems, methods, and apparatus for prefetching node data for linked data structure traversal
Systems, methods, and apparatus are herein disclosed for prefetching node data of a linked data structure into a processor's cache so as to decrease linked data structure traversal latency. In particular, as the linked data structure is created or modified, forward and reverse prefetch nodes are identified and links identifying locations of these nodes are written to nodes that will be traversed n nodes prior to the prefetch nodes.
09/11/14
20140258321
Dynamic bridging of application and data servers
Described herein is a technology to facilitate dynamic bridging of an application server and a data server. In accordance with one aspect, a query script based on source code of an application is generated at the application server.
09/11/14
20140258308
Objective application rating
Example apparatus and methods concern objective ratings for an application. The application may have been downloaded to a plurality of devices from a server or other device.
09/11/14
20140258298
Professional advice aggregation system
A forum server distinguishes credentialed professional users from other users while maintaining the anonymity of all users. All users supply information by which they are accurately and personally identified.
09/11/14
20140258294
On-demand content classification using an out-of-band communications channel for facilitating file activity monitoring and control
Communications to a server over an in-band communications channel are monitored for requests to access a file. Based on the communications, a request to access a particular file stored by the server is identified.
09/11/14
20140258283
Computing device and file searching method using the computing device
In a file searching method using a computing device, the computing device connects to one or more terminal devices. An electronic file is obtained from a database when a file name is inputted from one of the terminal devices, and the file is analyzed to obtain a title and text content of the file.
09/11/14
20140258281
Method and server for searching for nearby user in social networking services
When location information and a user identification (id) is received from a client terminal device of a user x, a grid y, to which the location information belongs, is determined. The user id and the location information of the user x is stored in a list of the grid y.
09/11/14
20140258278
Methods and systems for an information directory providing audiovisual content
Systems and methods provide an online directory service over a network. After receiving a request to view an online directory listing from a network-enabled user terminal, an online directory server may present to the user terminal a directory listing associated with an identifier of audiovisual content.
09/11/14
20140258273
Dynamic menus for multi-prefix interactive mobile searches using predictive text to yield targeted advertisements
The present invention includes systems and methods for retrieving information via a flexible and consistent targeted search model that employs interactive multi-prefix, multi-tier and dynamic menu information retrieval techniques (including predictive text techniques to facilitate the generation of targeted ads) that provide context-specific functionality tailored to particular information channels, as well as to records within or across such channels, and other known state information. Users are presented with a consistent search interface among multiple tiers across and within a large domain of information sources, and need not learn different or special search syntax.
09/11/14
20140258272
Private information requests and information management
Information management techniques for performing private information request are provided. Original information request entered on a personal computing device are obscured by a camouflaging engine.
09/11/14
20140258241
Zero and near-zero data loss database backup and recovery
A method, system and computer program product for low loss database backup and recovery. The method commences by transmitting, by a first server to a third server, a copy of a database snapshot backup, the transmitting commencing at a first time.
09/11/14
20140258240
Scalable content streaming system with server-side archiving
Some embodiments provide a scalable content streaming system that performs server-side archiving. The content streaming system includes a set of streaming server clusters, a remote storage server, and a set of distributed servers.
09/11/14
20140258234
Synchronization of cms data to mobile device storage
Aspects include systems and methods for synchronizing a remote datastore that includes files and data for use by an application on a remote device, which can be represented on the device in a device-specific format, while the remote data store can have a different data representation, such as a relational database or object graph data model. A server can maintain a unique row identifier for each row in all synchronized tables and an update log table that has rows with the unique row identifiers for changed rows (inserted, updated or deleted), for each insert, update, or delete operation and a current update version that reflects the last change to that row.
09/11/14
20140258226
Asynchronous transaction management, systems and methods
The invention discloses a system and method for simulating the asynchronous replication process. Transactions received by a server can be organized according to timestamp information or other metadata information, and are executed.
09/11/14
20140258218
Nomadic data collection and management method including pessimistic locking of data
A method of managing a central data repository including updating the central data repository from a disconnected nomadic device by receiving a request from a first nomadic device for access at the central data repository, authorizing the first nomadic device and sending a check out template to the first nomadic device. The server receives a checkout selection from the first nomadic device, authenticates the first nomadic device, and presents a list of authorized items to the first nomadic device; receives a request for selected items from the list and check out the selected items to the first nomadic device.
09/11/14
20140258211
Interactive and social knowledge discovery sessions
There are provided methods and systems to assist interactively a knowledge user/contributor to obtain a straight answer to his/her request for knowledge about one or more subject matters, to mediates a large group of unknown inquirers and present them with distilled stage of knowledge related to a subject matter, or to guide and assist by providing knowledge graphs of bodies of knowledge and navigation tools, individually or socially, to find or discover credible and value significant knowledge based on value significance aspects and measures, at much faster rate than the current traditional method of using search engine directories, social networking, blogging, and bookmarking websites. Generally the presented systems, methods, formulations and algorithms, provide intelligent and knowledgeable agents which learn from bodies of knowledge and assist, converse, measuring the merit of users' input, mediate and participate in a group discussions, provide and compose high value content in demand to users of such systems.
09/11/14
20140258209
Systems and methods for interest-driven distributed data server systems
Systems and methods for interest-driven business intelligence systems in accordance with embodiments of the invention are illustrated. In one embodiment, an interest-driven distributed data server system includes a processor, an interest-driven distributed data server application, aggregate data storage, and a data source directory, wherein the interest-driven distributed data server application configures the processor to obtain reporting data requirements, determine at least one data dimension using the reporting data requirements, identify at least one data source identified that can provide data associated with the data dimension, generate data source job data, transmit the data source job data to at least one data source, and receive job response data, store the received job response data in the aggregate data storage, build reporting data based on the reporting data requirements, and transmit the reporting data..
09/11/14
20140258177
System and method for detection and display of divergence within a finanical data set
A system and method provides for the detection of divergence within a financial data set including receiving a plurality of financial data points from a financial data set providing values of the financial data points over a first time interval. The method and system electronically generates a graphical display of the financial data points over the first time interval and receives a user selection of a plurality of technical indicators applicable to the financial data points, as well as electronically applying the technical indicators to the financial data points to generate technical indicator data points and electronically detecting at least one divergence between the values of the financial data set and the financial data indictor points during a second time interval.
09/11/14
20140258176
System and method for dynamic visual representation of estimated financial data
A system and method provides for visual analysis of graphical representations of financial data including one or more processing devices operative to perform processing operations including electronically generating a graphical display for a plurality of historical financial data, including the graphical display of values of the financial data over a first time interval. The method and system further includes electronically generating a technical overlay based on the historical financial data and incorporating it within the graphical display.
09/11/14
20140258172
Method and system for the discovery and description of business endeavours
A key ingredient in the design and development of enterprise software systems is a precise description of the business endeavour. In practice the engineering designs for corporate systems are surprisingly poorly articulated due to the difficulty organisations face in clearly defining their business needs in a structured and unambiguous manner.
09/11/14
20140258135
Payment method using one-time card information
Provided is a payment method using one-time information, which is performed by a payment system network-connected to a relay server and a payment device and having actual card information, the method including: receiving a payment schedule message from the payment device; publishing a bank information number in response to the payment schedule message, generating one-time card information not including the actual card information, and providing the generated one-time card information to the payment device; judging validity of a message for approval request transmitted from the relay server according to whether or not a difference between a first time when the one-time card information is returned through the relay sever and a second time when the one-time card information is provided to the payment device satisfies a predetermined reference time; and determining whether or not the message for approval request is approved according to a judgment result of the validity.. .
09/11/14
20140258134
Method of generating one-time code
Provided is a method of generating one-time code that can enable credit payment with improved security to be carried out by enabling one-time code to be generated in a such a way that the one-time code issued to a payment device cannot be inferred or expected by other persons. The method of generating one-time code, which is performed by a card company server providing one-time codes to payment devices when one-time codes are requested by the payment devices, the method, comprising steps of: allocating the payment devices to an index table according to an order of one-time codes being requested when the one-time codes are requested from the payment devices; obtaining digit strings from a one-time code table having one-time codes using target addresses non-sequentially provided in an index table; and generating the one-time codes including the digit strings and a bank identification number (bin) in a published state..
09/11/14
20140258133
Secure mobile-based financial transactions
Devices, systems and methods are disclosed which relate to securing payments from a mobile communications device. In exemplary embodiments, a mobile communications device communicates with a payment server via a point-of-sale device to conduct a transaction.
09/11/14
20140258132
System and method for secure electronic transaction
The various embodiments herein provide a system for a secure electronic transaction. The system comprises a dongle connected to a computing device for reading an electronic card data, a client application running on the client device for collecting a transaction information from a customer, a service provider system connected to the computing device through a first communication network for transmitting the collected transaction information and the audio signal from the computing device to the service provider system, a production server located at the service provider system for processing the received card data, a payment server for processing the audio signal, a second communication network for transmitting a processed card data from the production server to a payment system and a payment gateway running on the payment system for interfacing with the service provider system.
09/11/14
20140258129
Method, apparatus and system for establishing a secure communications session
A system and method are provided for establishing a secure communication session de novo. A first device and a second device are enabled with two separate and unconnected communications channels.
09/11/14
20140258119
Fraud decision processing system and method
The present invention relates to a method and system for performing fraud screening and choosing whether to accept or deny an online transaction. The system includes a server that receives a transaction request and performs a first fraud screen based on transaction information of the requested transaction.
09/11/14
20140258115
Communication system and information processing method
A network transaction server apparatus manages virtual world privilege information that is issued for a transaction that a user has conducted in a virtual world by manipulating a personal computer. A settlement server apparatus manages real world privilege information that is issued for a transaction that the user has conducted in a real world.
09/11/14
20140258112
Method and apparatus for performing electronic transactions
A method for performing electronic transactions, includes receiving a primary wallet component registered in a ticket server and an additional wallet component registered to the ticket server from a first provider server, displaying the primary wallet component and the additional wallet component, if selection of the additional wallet component is detected, requesting a second provider server to issue the selected additional wallet component, receiving the additional wallet component issued by the second provider server corresponding to the requested additional wallet component, and displaying the issued additional wallet component on a touch screen.. .
09/11/14
20140258111
Portable terminal, electronic currency usage restriction system, and recording medium
A portable terminal is resistant to falsification of the spending limit of user's electronic money. The portable terminal includes a spending limit storage unit that stores the spending limit of electronic currency that can be spent; a network interface that receives, through a network, spending limit update information generated by a card server according to a notice from a parent user; a spending limit update unit that, when the spending limit update information is received, updates the spending limit stored in the spending limit storage unit, according to the received spending limit update information; a near field communication interface that detects carrier waves output from a reader/writer; and a secure element unit that applies for purchase when the carrier waves are detected.
09/11/14
20140258081
Information processing apparatus, server apparatus, power trading settlement system, settlement method for power trading, and information processing method
Provided is an information processing apparatus including a read/write unit configured so as to be capable of reading, via contactless communication, electronic money information from an ic card capable of storing the electronic money information or an electronic appliance equipped with functions of the ic card and of writing the electronic money information into the ic card or the electronic appliance, and a settlement processing unit configured to write electronic money information of a fee in accordance with a power sale amount via the read/write unit into the ic card or the electronic appliance immediately after conclusion of a power sale contract.. .
09/11/14
20140258073
Currency exchange method
A plurality of customers are connected via their work stations 1 and the internet to a provider's server 2. This is connected in turn to provider's work station(s) 3, the provider's deposit taking bank 4 and the provider's foreign exchange providing bank 5.
09/11/14
20140258051
Point of sale system, inventory system, and methods thereof
An inventory management system includes: a mobile communication device; and a server configured to communicate with the mobile device. The server is configured to communicate inventory information from an inventory database to the mobile communication device and the mobile communication device is configured to communicate inventory update information to the server, and the server is further configured to update the inventory database based on the inventory update information..
09/11/14
20140258045
Collecting and displaying price information
A service for pricing items of inventory contained in a searchable database is available for access via the internet. Where multiple items can satisfy a consumer's request, it is typical for a service to perform an inventory search for items that match a consumer's request.
09/11/14
20140258027
Recommender system and media retrieval system for providing recommendations to groups of users
The recommender system uses a processing system configured to determine recommendation scores using a collaborative rating process. Collaborative rating process involves determining correlations between ratings for media items provided by a current user for which a recommendation score has to be computed and by further users, and computing recommendation scores from ratings for other media items from ratings from the further users, dependent on the correlation.
09/11/14
20140258005
Publisher preference system for content selection
Advertisements are selected from a plurality of advertisements and associated with an advertisement environment in a document. Document advertisement request code that is configured to issue an advertisement request for one of the selected advertisements for presentation in the advertisement environment is stored in the document..
09/11/14
20140258004
Method for improving internet text advertisement visibility
A method for improving internet text advertisement visibility highlights text advertisements on a web page in order to attract a viewer's attention to the advertisement. At least one text element is selected from at least one of a plurality of text advertisements on a web page.
09/11/14
20140258003
Online advertising with integrated interfaces
Various techniques for online advertising with integrated interfaces is disclosed herein. For example, a method can include detecting one or more display characteristics of an interface of a host application, generating an interface object for an advertisement item based on at least one of the detected display characteristics, and outputting the generated interface object as a portion of the interface of the host application..
09/11/14
20140258000
Dynamic floor pricing system and associated methods
A computer-implemented method for increasing publisher revenue for targeted online advertising includes retrieving buying data from an ad network report. Ad impression counts and bid amounts from winning bids may be used to determine a true cost per thousand impressions (cpm) value of an ad request.


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