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08/14/14
20140230078
 Managing basic input/output system (bios) access patent thumbnailnew patent Managing basic input/output system (bios) access
Example embodiments disclosed herein relate to managing basic input/output system (bios) access. Example embodiments include communicating with a remote directory server in response to an attempt to access a setting of a bios module..
08/14/14
20140230077
 Instruction set architecture with secure clear instructions for protecting processing unit architected state information patent thumbnailnew patent Instruction set architecture with secure clear instructions for protecting processing unit architected state information
A method and circuit arrangement utilize secure clear instructions defined in an instruction set architecture (isa) for a processing unit to clear, overwrite or otherwise restrict unauthorized access to the internal architected state of the processing unit in association with context switch operations. The secure clear instructions are executable by a hypervisor, operating system, or other supervisory program code in connection with a context switch operation, and the processing unit includes security logic that is responsive to such instructions to restrict access by an operating system or process associated with an incoming context to architected state information associated with an operating system or process associated with an outgoing context..
08/14/14
20140230072
 Distributed tokenization using several substitution steps patent thumbnailnew patent Distributed tokenization using several substitution steps
A method for distributed tokenization of sensitive strings of characters, such as social security numbers, credit card numbers and the like, in a local server is disclosed. The method comprises the steps of receiving from a central server at least one, and preferably at least two, static token lookup tables, and receiving a sensitive string of characters.
08/14/14
20140230043
 Thwarting keyloggers using proxies patent thumbnailnew patent Thwarting keyloggers using proxies
Techniques for using a proxy server are described herein. In response to a request received from a client for accessing a web page provided from a remote web server over a network, a proxy server retrieves the web page from the remote web server and presents the web page to the client.
08/14/14
20140230042
 Method and apparatus for providing secure internal directory service for hosted services patent thumbnailnew patent Method and apparatus for providing secure internal directory service for hosted services
A system and method for providing secure access to an organization's internal directory service from external hosted services. The system includes a remote directory service configured to accept directory service queries from an application running on hosted services.
08/14/14
20140230041
 Secure electronic device application connection to an application server patent thumbnailnew patent Secure electronic device application connection to an application server
The present disclosure presents a system, method and apparatus for creating a secure tunnel between a mobile device and a server. The server can be configured to receive authentication information from the mobile device.
08/14/14
20140230039
 Barcode authentication for resource requests patent thumbnailnew patent Barcode authentication for resource requests
Mobile device, client device and server associated with client-server authentication are described. In embodiments, the mobile device may comprise a camera and a token extractor.
08/14/14
20140230034
 Systems, methods, and apparatuses for sharing rights patent thumbnailnew patent Systems, methods, and apparatuses for sharing rights
A method of sharing rights includes, using one or more processors, at the request of a first user, granting a right of the first user to a second user, contingent upon consent of the second user. Rights may be shared between any two parties on an individual basis.
08/14/14
20140230027
 Client and server group sso with local openid patent thumbnailnew patent Client and server group sso with local openid
A user of a mobile communications device may access services in a target domain using a source domain identity that is used to access services in a source domain. To enable such a use of the source domain identity in the target domain, the source domain identity may first be enrolled in the target domain.
08/14/14
20140230024
 Computer system and virtual computer management method patent thumbnailnew patent Computer system and virtual computer management method
A computer system, comprising: a virtual computer system and a verification system, the virtual computer system including: a deployment request reception part for receiving a deployment request; a server search part for searching for a server, for which a security strength equal to or larger than the security strength associated with target image data is set; a deployment instruction part for instructing the retrieved server to deploy the target image data; and a virtual computer management part for generating a virtual computer for executing an application on the retrieved server by using the target image data, and transmitting a integrity report, which is obtained on the boot of the virtual computer for executing the application and used to verify the integrity relating to the virtual computer for executing the application, to a verification server.. .
08/14/14
20140230020
new patent Authorization server and client apparatus, server cooperative system, and token management method
There is a method of generating a token required to transfer an access authority to a cooperating system to a cooperation asking system. In this method, a refresh token is issued to update a token without confirmation to a user after a valid period of a token has expired.
08/14/14
20140230017
new patent Programmable security token
Systems and methods are described for programmable security token. A programmable security token includes an input interface configured to receive post-vendor customization of a parameter used to generate a security code, an authorization module configured to authorize the post-vendor customization, a configuration module configured to perform the post-vendor customization when the post-vendor customization is authorized, an execution module configured to generate the security code using at least the customized parameter, wherein the security code is suitable for an authentication server, and an output interface configured to output the generated security code..
08/14/14
20140230008
new patent Method and apparatus for application awareness in a network
A method for enforcing a network policy is described herein. In the method, a network socket event request from an application executing in a first context is intercepted by an agent prior to the request reaching a transport layer in the first context.
08/14/14
20140229999
new patent Convenient video program start over system and method for a video entertainment distribution network
A system and method are described herein for providing an convenient video program start over system and method for a video entertainment distribution network whereby a user may interactively revert back to the beginning of an ongoing video program that is currently broadcasted over the video distribution network. The novel system and method may be implemented on any video network having interactive television (itv) capabilities, wherein user requests from a client are serviceable at an upstream head end, and video storage means exist for the purpose of storage of time based broadcast video programs.
08/14/14
20140229995
new patent Client-server based interactive guide with server recording
An interactive television program guide system is provided. An interactive television program guide provides users with an opportunity to select programs for recording on a remote media server.
08/14/14
20140229994
new patent Television system
A system comprising: a first user terminal comprising a television receiver for receiving a selected television channel, the television channel being selected by a first user activation and comprising a main video stream, and the first terminal further comprising a first controller and an output for outputting the main video stream of the selected television channel to a first screen; and a second user terminal comprising a second screen, a wireless transceiver operable to establish a wireless connection with the first terminal, and a second controller configured to communicate with the first controller via the wireless connection; wherein the television receiver of the first terminal is arranged to receive metadata relating to interactive content associated with the main video stream, and the first controller is operable to forward at least a portion of the metadata to the second terminal via said wireless connection; and the second controller is configured to process said portion of metadata and to output the interactive content to the second screen, such that the interactive content is displaced to the screen of the second terminal whilst the main video stream of the television channel continues to be displayed on the screen of the first terminal.. .
08/14/14
20140229993
new patent Display apparatus, server and control method thereof
Exemplary embodiments disclose a display apparatus, a server, and a control method thereof. The display apparatus includes: a signal processor configured to process a broadcasting signal of a predetermined channel; a displayer configured to display an image based on the processed broadcasting signal; a communication section configured to communicate with a server; and a controller configured to receive a list of unified channels of a plurality of broadcasting areas from the server, determine whether the unified channels correspond to receivable channels in a current broadcasting area, and provide program information of a plurality of channels corresponding to the receivable channels, among the unified channels..
08/14/14
20140229990
new patent Display apparatus, server and control method thereof
A display apparatus includes a display configured to display an image of a broadcasting program; a communication section configured to communicate with a server; a controller configured to control to transmit view information about a broadcasting program viewed by a user to the server, receive information about a broadcasting program recommended corresponding to the view information from the server, and provide schedule information of the recommended broadcasting program in accordance with a time slot in which the recommended broadcasting program is broadcasted.. .
08/14/14
20140229988
new patent System and method for modifying advertisement responsive to epg information
In one aspect, the present invention describes a method for modifying an advertisement in an epg comprising the steps of: storing television schedule information in a first database; storing advertisement information in a second database; incorporating a portion of the television schedule information into a portion of the advertisement information to form a modified advertisement; and displaying the modified advertisement on a screen.. .
08/14/14
20140229986
new patent Client-server based interactive guide with server recording
An interactive television program guide system is provided. An interactive television program guide provides users with an opportunity to select programs for recording on a remote media server.
08/14/14
20140229984
new patent System and method for content browsing using a non-realtime connection
A method of and system for providing content-related interactivity services to a mobile device, comprising receiving automatically by a content server from a wireless connection first information related to browsing interests of a user of the mobile device, receiving automatically by the content server metadata describing live-content, retrieving automatically based on the first information and the metadata, personalized content related to the browsing interests of the user, by an adaptive search engine in communication with the content server, wherein the search by the adaptive search engine is based upon criteria related to the user, storing the personalized content in memory associated with the content server, and forwarding automatically by the content server the personalized content to the mobile device using a facility selected from the group comprising an over-the-air broadcast transmitter and the wireless connection.. .
08/14/14
20140229983
new patent System and method of delivering advertisement data to a mobile device
A method of delivering advertisement data to a mobile device that incorporates teachings of the subject disclosure may include, for example, extracting metadata from video content corresponding to the selected advertisement in response to receiving an advertisement selection command and sending the metadata to an advertising management system. Data is received from the advertisement data management system indicating multiple communication devices associated with the media processor and a selection is received indicating a selected mobile communication device of the multiple communication devices.
08/14/14
20140229982
new patent System and method for modifying advertisement responsive to epg information
In one aspect, the present invention describes a method for modifying an advertisement in an epg comprising the steps of: storing television schedule information in a first database; storing advertisement information in a second database; incorporating a portion of the television schedule information into a portion of the advertisement information to form a modified advertisement; and displaying the modified advertisement on a screen.. .
08/14/14
20140229981
new patent System and method for modifying advertisement responsive to epg information
In one aspect, the present invention describes a method for modifying an advertisement in an epg comprising the steps of: storing television schedule information in a first database; storing advertisement information in a second database; incorporating a portion of the television schedule information into a portion of the advertisement information to form a modified advertisement; and displaying the modified advertisement on a screen.. .
08/14/14
20140229980
new patent Mechanism for rendering advertising objects into featured content
Systems and methods are provided for inserting an advertisement into a data stream. In accordance with one implementation, a method is provided that includes operations performed by one or more processors, including extracting a metatag from the data stream and identifying an advertising descriptor based the extracted metatag and characteristics of a scene associated with the data stream.
08/14/14
20140229978
new patent Interrelated multiple screen advertising
In multiple screen environments, an advertising server and a media server can interact with the multiple screens to ensure that advertisements are acknowledged by a viewer. In one example, a main or first screen is obscured to some extent until a viewer acknowledges the advertisement on one or more secondary devices.
08/14/14
20140229975
new patent Systems and methods of out of band application synchronization across devices
The systems and methods of out of band application synchronization across devices disclosed herein include a companion application running on a secondary device, such as a mobile device. An out-of-band file containing program event markers is transmitted to a set top box.
08/14/14
20140229973
new patent Authoring system for iptv network
In an embodiment, a system and method permit an iptv subscriber to display on a channel of an iptv network video data from a subscriber video database. The system may include, in addition to the iptv network and the subscriber database, an iptv server and an iptv set top box.
08/14/14
20140229970
new patent Methods and apparatus to measure exposure to streaming media
Methods and apparatus to measure exposure to streaming media are described. An example method includes demultiplexing a closed captioning transport stream from a media stream, the media stream intercepted intermediate a media device and a display.
08/14/14
20140229969
new patent Multifunction multimedia device
A method for interpreting messages, user-defined alert conditions, voice commands and performing an action in response is described. A method for annotating media content is described.
08/14/14
20140229968
new patent Content delivery
Systems and methods are described that relate to delivering content to users. In one aspect, a primary client device and/or servers may communicate with secondary client devices to determine the identity of one or more users requesting content at the primary client device.
08/14/14
20140229967
new patent Program guide system with monitoring of advertisement usage and user activities
A program guide system is provided in which interactive television program guide advertisement usage is monitored. Advertisement usage may be monitored by monitoring when advertisements are transmitted from a television distribution facility to user television equipment.
08/14/14
20140229962
new patent Television viewers interaction and voting method
A method of providing audience feedback for a program includes a communication forming tag patterns embedded in an audio or video format. The communication is formed by software on a viewer device that encodes a message signal.
08/14/14
20140229950
new patent Method and apparatus for dynamic confirguration of multiprocessor system
A system for controlling and operating applications in multiprocessor systems is described. Various multiprocessor systems comprising various processors coupled to various transceiver processors operate independently and automatically establish communications with each other.
08/14/14
20140229945
new patent Network control using software defined flow mapping and virtualized network functions
Method for operating an electronic network having a hardware layer and requiring network functions, involves virtualizing networking functions to virtual machines; using an addressing overlay above the hardware layer providing identities to the virtual machines and other network entities, the virtual machines being likely to move around different hardware components over the network, and the identities moving with the virtual machines; directing data flows around the network via the virtual machines using software defined flow mapping, the flows being directed among the virtual machines using the moving identities. The identities are mapped to the hardware locations of the virtual machines and the mapping is updated upon moving of the machine..
08/14/14
20140229944
new patent Dynamic virtual machines migration over information centric networks
An apparatus comprising a memory and a processor coupled to the memory, wherein the memory contains instructions that when executed by the processor cause the apparatus to receive a migration request from a virtual machine (vm) proxy running on a first server hosting a vm, wherein the migration request comprises a vm identifier associated with the vm comprising a globally unique vm name and a current vm address associated with the first server, and wherein data packets associated with the vm are routed to the vm based upon the vm identifier and instruct a vm proxy running on a second server to receive the vm from the first server in response to the migration request, wherein the second server receives the vm, and wherein the vm name remains unchanged while the current vm address becomes associated with the second server after the second server receives the vm.. .
08/14/14
20140229934
new patent System updates with personal virtual disks
A method and system for updating a collection of software resources in a virtual desktop infrastructure system. Virtual machines associated with sets of virtual disk elements in a hierarchy of disk layers, such as basic, department, or user virtual disks are offered updates for one or more available software resources.
08/14/14
20140229930
new patent Component update using management engine
Embodiments of systems and methods for applying a component update using a management engine are disclosed. A computing device may include a management engine to store a bootable image containing an update for a component of the computing device in a secured memory location and configure the computing device to boot from the bootable image.
08/14/14
20140229929
new patent Accessing a patch file in a system center configuration manager (sccm) environment
A computer-implemented method for accessing a patch file for use in a system center configuration manager (sccm) environment. The method includes accessing a patch file by a patch file agent, wherein the patch file agent is located in a system center configuration manager (sccm) environment; and providing the patch file, by the patch file agent, to a server update services (sus) without requiring use of a system center updates publisher (scup)..
08/14/14
20140229898
new patent Browser-based application management
Systems and methods are provided for managing multiple software applications. A browser-based application interface portal provides users a single, unified portal for accessing software applications running on different operating systems, hosted servers, and third party servers, as well as web applications.
08/14/14
20140229848
new patent Provision of a user interface based on user interaction with a computing device
Servers, storage medium and methods associated with provision of user interface on a computing device are disclosed herein. In embodiments, a storage medium may have instructions to enable the computing device to monitor interactions with the first computing device by a user of the first computing device.
08/14/14
20140229842
new patent Website list navigation
Embodiments are disclosed that relate to facilitating navigation through a predefined list of websites, such as a list of favorite websites. One embodiment provides a method of operating a web browser.
08/14/14
20140229833
new patent System and method for interacting with an internet site
A system and method for enabling a user to interact with a social networking structure for an internet website on a video device connected to a network enabled host device is provided. The present disclosure provides for accessing an internet site in response to a user input, the user input initiated while outputting a program to a display (402), retrieving content from the internet site based on at least one characteristic associated with the program (410), and outputting the retrieved content in an overlay or user interface (700) on the display simultaneous with the program (412).
08/14/14
20140229811
new patent Bookmark-based access to content feeds
At a client device, upon user selection of a respective bookmark, a document is downloaded from a network location associated with the bookmark, and then displayed at the client device. The bookmark contains a url or parameter that references one or more content feeds to which the user has subscribed.
08/14/14
20140229787
new patent Content delivery failover
Embodiments may include a delivery mechanism failover. In one embodiment, a first portion of content and a first direction may be provided in response to a request for the content.
08/14/14
20140229785
new patent Method and apparatus for clock and data recovery
A multi-link input/output (i/o) interface uses both feed-forward and feedback signaling to reduce the impact of noise on data capture at a memory controller. To transfer data from a source module to a destination module, a defined pattern is communicated from the memory module along a master channel concurrent with the memory module providing data via one or more slave channels.
08/14/14
20140229765
new patent Datacenter utilizing modular infrastructure systems and redundancy protection from failure
A datacenter housing servers, computers, data storage devices, telecommunications and related equipment for storing and accessing large amounts of data on a continuous, uninterrupted and reliable basis, which is provided with a supporting system or infrastructure for supplying power and cooling to the datacenter, which involves equipment primarily contained in modules situated outside the building that houses the primary computer and server equipment, whereby said supporting system or infrastructure is designed with redundant equipment, connections, and controls to avoid any single point of potential failure.. .
08/14/14
20140229762
new patent Failure recovery memory devices and methods
Memory devices and methods are described that include serially chained memory devices. In one or more of the configurations shown, a serial chain of memory devices includes a number of memory devices, and an error recovery device at an end of the chain.
08/14/14
20140229757
new patent Restoring expander operations in a data storage switch
Systems and methods presented herein provide for recovering a failed expander in a data storage switch to restore the switch to optimal. In one embodiment, a data storage switch includes a master expander having a first firmware module operable to link a plurality of logical volumes to at least one initiator through a first plurality of physical transceivers.
08/14/14
20140229753
new patent Communication system and communication node
A main body ecu as a slave node includes a switch. The switch is under off state when a prohibition signal is outputted from a verification ecu as a master node and under on state when the prohibition signal is not outputted.
08/14/14
20140229738
new patent Timestamping system and timestamping program
A timestamping system including a plurality of time servers and a timestamping device, the timestamping device including a dividing processing unit dividing an electronic document into a plurality of divided data items by a secret sharing scheme, a distributing processing unit transmitting the divided data items to different servers, respectively, and collecting, from each of the servers, each of the divided data items corresponding to the electronic document being requested for timestamping by a user, a restoring processing unit restoring the electronic document by a secret sharing scheme based on each of the collected divided data items, and an existed time calculating unit calculating and outputting an existed time regarding the electronic document based on timestamps applied to the data items when the electronic document can be normally restored.. .
08/14/14
20140229734
new patent Data management apparatus, power usage calculation system, and data management method
According to an embodiment, a data management apparatus includes a first receiver, a generator, a second receiver, a convertor, and a transmitter. The first receiver is configured to receive first values from at least one power meter, the first values being acquired by encrypting power usage amounts collected by the at least one power meter using the corresponding first secret key.
08/14/14
20140229731
new patent Systems and methods for a cryptographic file system layer
The systems and methods disclosed herein transparently provide data security using a cryptographic file system layer that selectively intercepts and modifies (e.g., by encrypting) data to be stored in a designated directory. The cryptographic file system layer can be used in combination with one or more cryptographic approaches to provide a server-based secure data solution that makes data more secure and accessible, while eliminating the need for multiple perimeter hardware and software technologies..
08/14/14
20140229713
new patent Extensible execution unit interface architecture
A method and circuit arrangement tightly couple together decode logic associated with multiple types of execution units and having varying priorities to enable instructions that are decoded as valid instructions for multiple types of execution units to be forwarded to a highest priority type of execution unit among the multiple types of execution units. Among other benefits, when an auxiliary execution unit is coupled to a general purpose processing core with the decode logic for the auxiliary execution unit tightly coupled with the decode logic for the general purpose processing core, the auxiliary execution unit may be used to effectively overlay new functionality for an existing instruction that is normally executed by the general purpose processing core, e.g., to patch a design flaw in the general purpose processing core or to provide improved performance for specialized applications..
08/14/14
20140229708
new patent Extensible execution unit interface architecture
A method and circuit arrangement tightly couple together decode logic associated with multiple types of execution units and having varying priorities to enable instructions that are decoded as valid instructions for multiple types of execution units to be forwarded to a highest priority type of execution unit among the multiple types of execution units. Among other benefits, when an auxiliary execution unit is coupled to a general purpose processing core with the decode logic for the auxiliary execution unit tightly coupled with the decode logic for the general purpose processing core, the auxiliary execution unit may be used to effectively overlay new functionality for an existing instruction that is normally executed by the general purpose processing core, e.g., to patch a design flaw in the general purpose processing core or to provide improved performance for specialized applications..
08/14/14
20140229695
new patent Systems and methods for backup in scale-out storage clusters
In accordance with embodiments of the present disclosure, a storage system may include a storage cluster comprising a plurality of network attached storage nodes, one or more backup devices communicatively coupled to the storage cluster, and a cluster-wide data server executing on the plurality of network attached storage nodes and configured to manage communication of backup data between the plurality of network attached storage nodes and the one or more backup devices.. .
08/14/14
20140229690
new patent Instruction set architecture with secure clear instructions for protecting processing unit architected state information
A method and circuit arrangement utilize secure clear instructions defined in an instruction set architecture (isa) for a processing unit to clear, overwrite or otherwise restrict unauthorized access to the internal architected state of the processing unit in association with context switch operations. The secure clear instructions are executable by a hypervisor, operating system, or other supervisory program code in connection with a context switch operation, and the processing unit includes security logic that is responsive to such instructions to restrict access by an operating system or process associated with an incoming context to architected state information associated with an operating system or process associated with an outgoing context..
08/14/14
20140229683
new patent Self-disabling working set cache
A method to monitor the behavior of a working set cache of a full data set at run time and determine whether it provides a performance benefit is disclosed. An effectiveness metric of the working set cache is tracked over a period of time by efficiently computing the amount of physical memory consumption the cache saves and comparing this to a straightforward measure of its overhead.
08/14/14
20140229670
new patent Cache coherency and synchronization support in expanders in a raid topology with multiple initiators
Systems and methods presented herein provide for region lock management in an expander. In one embodiment, an expander, being operable to link a plurality of initiators to a plurality of redundant array of independent disks logical volumes, includes a plurality of physical transceivers, each being operable to link the logical volumes to the initiators, and a region lock manager operable to receive a request from a first of the initiators to lock a region of the logical volumes for an input/output operation by the first initiator.
08/14/14
20140229637
new patent Virtualizable and forward-compatible hardware-software interface
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for virtualizable, forward-compatible hardware-software interfaces. Embodiments may be used in a driver whether it is a physical driver or a virtual driver.
08/14/14
20140229635
new patent Communication device, communication system, and communication method
Provided is a communication device including: an address acquiring unit that acquires an ip address; a generating unit that generates, on the basis of the acquired ip address, a special reverse lookup domain name which is different from a standard reverse lookup domain name serving as a key for obtaining a domain name corresponding to the acquired ip address through a reverse dns lookup; and a reverse-dns-lookup processing unit that performs the reverse dns lookup using the generated special reverse lookup domain name as a key, and acquires node descriptor data, which is different from the domain name and is associated with a communication device corresponding to the ip address acquired by the address acquiring unit.. .
08/14/14
20140229631
new patent Optimized distributed routing for stretched data center models through updating route advertisements based on changes to address resolution protocol (arp) tables
Interfaces which lead to other redundant routers on said subnet. In the subnet of a network a network route for the subnet is always advertised.
08/14/14
20140229629
new patent Methods and apparatus to measure exposure to streaming media
Methods and apparatus to measure exposure to streaming media are disclosed herein. An example method includes demultiplexing a closed captioning transport stream from a media stream, the media stream intercepted intermediate a media device and a display.
08/14/14
20140229627
new patent Method and apparatus for connection between client and server
A method for connection between a server and a client includes discovering, by the server, a client through a device discovery procedure, transmitting device-related information of the server to the client, or receiving the device-related information from the client, connecting with the client, and performing a universal plug and play (upnp) operation through the connection.. .
08/14/14
20140229624
new patent Dynamic device pairing with media server audio substitution
A communication system, method, and components are described. Specifically, a communication system having the ability to enable a media server to provide audio substitution during a dynamic device pairing scenario is disclosed.
08/14/14
20140229617
new patent Server-side web analytics system and method
There is provided a server-side web analytics computer implemented system and method. In an embodiment the system has at least one computer server for receiving an electronic request from a web enabled source.
08/14/14
20140229613
new patent Procedure, apparatus, system, and computer program for collecting data used for analytics
A procedure for operating a communication network including a network device that is in communication in the network with at least one user communication terminal and at least one server that server that provides content. The procedure includes receiving a message from one of the user communication terminal and the server, inserting at least one of an identifier of the user communication terminal and an identifier of the server in the message, and forwarding the message, including the at least one identifier inserted in the inserting, towards another of the user communication terminal and the server.
08/14/14
20140229611
new patent Network resource monitoring and measurement system and method
A method and system for analysing and measuring multiple sources of data over a communications network (18) so as to ascertain information or usage of one or more resources, such as resource servers (2). A data collection and processing means (20) collects and processes the data sources which are forwarded to a reporting server (34) as a combined data source made available to interested parties..
08/14/14
20140229606
new patent Service failover and failback using enterprise service bus
A method, system, and computer program product for service failover and failback using esb are provided in the illustrative embodiments. A determination is made, by a processor at a first data processing system, whether a service being requested in a request can be provided from a failover provider system.
08/14/14
20140229605
new patent Arrangements for monitoring network traffic on a cloud-computing environment and methods thereof
A method for monitoring data associated with a virtual computing environment is provided. The method includes receiving virtually-originated data, wherein the virtually-originated data originated from a virtual server in the virtual computing environment and transmitted in the form of data packets.
08/14/14
20140229598
new patent Host route convergence based on sequence values
In an example embodiment, a method is provided that assigns a sequence value to a host. The host is identified by a host network layer address.
08/14/14
20140229597
new patent Behavior based client selection for disparate treatment
Embodiments for server connection optimization in a persistently connected publish/subscribe environment are provided. A computer assigns an initial activity category for a client.
08/14/14
20140229590
new patent Configuration of servers for backup
Configuration of servers for backup are disclosed herein. According to an aspect, a method includes storing first configuration information used to configure a first server.
08/14/14
20140229589
new patent Configuration of servers for backup
Configuration of servers for backup are disclosed herein. According to an aspect, a method includes storing first configuration information used to configure a first server.
08/14/14
20140229587
new patent Networking as a service
Networking as a service (naas) delivers network services using remote appliances controlled by a hosted, multi-tenant management system. The system may include a heartbeating process for communication between a web-based server and appliances, in which the appliances periodically contact the management system on the server.
08/14/14
20140229585
new patent Systems and methods for the management and distribution of settings
Described herein are systems and methods for managing and distributing device and/or software settings. In some embodiments, the systems and methods permit a first device to upload settings information and/or user information to a network server.
08/14/14
20140229584
new patent Content sharing system
A content sharing system includes a shared server device and a user terminal device. The shared server device includes: a communication unit that transmits and receives information to and from the user terminal device via a communication line network; a database unit that stores content data serving as a shared content, accompanying information of the content data, and personal information of a user; a control unit that determines whether a processing request is present or not, the processing request relating to processing of information including the content data stored in the database unit; a processing unit that receives and processes the processing request from the control unit when the processing request is present; and a plurality of dependent processing units that belong to the processing unit and execute processing corresponding to the processing request.
08/14/14
20140229582
new patent System and method for offline downloading network resource files
An offline downloading server side logically divides a destination file requesting to be downloaded offline into more than one segmented file to be downloaded offline, and monitors downloading state of each segmented file. When at least one segmented file has been downloaded offline, the offline downloading server side may inform the downloading client to download.
08/14/14
20140229581
new patent Dynamically generating application-layer traffic optimization protocol maps
In general, techniques are described for using routing information obtained by operation of network routing protocols to dynamically generate network and cost maps for an application-layer traffic optimization (alto) service. For example, an alto server of an autonomous system (as) receives routing information from routers of the as by listening for routing protocol updates outputted by the routers and uses the received topology information to dynamically generate a network map of pids that reflects a current topology of the as and/or of the broader network that includes the as.
08/14/14
20140229580
new patent Information processing device, information processing method, and information processing system
Disclosed herein is an information processing device including: a receiving section that receives question information that is transmitted from a server and represents a question about a preference of a user; a processing executing section that generates user-side answer information representing an answer of the user to the question and stores the user-side answer information in an accumulator in which the question information is stored; and a matching section that acquires content distributed from the server by performing matching between the user-side answer information and provider-side answer information that is transmitted from the server and represents an answer set to the question by a provider that provides the content, wherein the processing executing section performs at least readout or update of the question information and/or the user-side answer information stored in the accumulator.. .
08/14/14
20140229576
new patent System and method for buffering streaming media utilizing double buffers
Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media for inserting messages in streaming media from a server to a client utilizing double buffers. A system streams a message to the client at an insertion point in the media.
08/14/14
20140229574
new patent Unified media broadcasting and communication system and method
A unified media broadcasting and communication system is provided, comprising one or more servers for storing selected media and communication information managed by subscribers; an administration computer connected to the server for controlling access to the media and communication by subscribers; means for delivering the media and communication information to subscribers; wherein the media and communication information include video, e-learning, webcasts, conferencing, photos, file sharing, forums, articles, and blogs; and wherein the subscribers selectively provide the media and communication information to users.. .
08/14/14
20140229572
new patent Transfer management server, termainal, and programs executed thereby
It is possible to transfer a plurality of independent services used on a certain terminal to other terminal and use them with ease. A service transferring method of transferring service being used at a transferring source terminal to a transferring destination terminal, in which information about correlation between a session id which identifies a session between a service server which provides the service and the transferring source terminal using the service and a terminal id of the transferring source terminal is stored in at least either one of the service server and a transfer management server, and either one of the transferring source and transferring destination terminals transmits a terminal id of the one terminal and a terminal id of the other terminal to the transfer management server to notify service transfer and upon receiving the notification of the service transfer, the information about correlation between the session id and the terminal id recorded in either the service server or the transfer management server is updated..
08/14/14
20140229569
new patent Method and apparatus for synchronizing address book in mobile terminal and server
A method and apparatus for synchronizing address book in mobile terminal and server client is disclosed. A disclosed method comprises, upon initiation of execution of an address book application in a mobile terminal, transmitting a start signal having an address book identification to an address book agent.
08/14/14
20140229566
new patent Storage resource provisioning for a test framework
A method and system for managing storage in a framework for testing a virtual computing system including one or more virtual machines (vms). The framework includes a storage provisioning module for receiving storage parameters relating to the testing of the virtual computing system.
08/14/14
20140229565
new patent Resource arbitration for shared-write access via persistent reservation
Described is a technology by which an owner node in a server cluster maintains ownership of a storage mechanism through a persistent reservation mechanism, while allowing non-owning nodes read and write access to the storage mechanism. An owner node writes a reservation key to a registration table associated with the storage mechanism.
08/14/14
20140229564
new patent Method and system for adapter prefetching
A cache server prefetches one or more web pages from an origin server prior to those web pages being requested by a user. The cache server determines which web pages to prefetch based on a graph associated with a prefetch module associated with the cache server.
08/14/14
20140229563
new patent Mobile personal base station having content caching function and method for providing service by the same
A mobile personal base station having a caching function and a method for providing service by the same are disclosed. The mobile personal base station is connected to a service provision server, downloads and stores content, and then broadcasts the availability of the service corresponding to the content to a neighboring terminal.
08/14/14
20140229561
new patent Delivering messages from message sources to subscribing recipients
Many scenarios involve the delivery of messages received from various message sources to recipients, based on subscriptions established between various recipients and message sources. The recipients may be distributively assigned to one or more message servers, either operating independently or as part of an interoperating message server set.
08/14/14
20140229557
new patent Method and apparatus for intercarrier chat message blacklist and whitelist
This invention relates to intercarrier chat blacklist or whitelist method as well as the message server which supports this method.. .
08/14/14
20140229554
new patent Mail server-based dynamic workflow management
Embodiments of the present invention provide a method, system, and program product for managing the flow of electronic mail. A computing device receives from a sender a first electronic mail addressed to first and second recipients in a serial propagation mode, and in response, the computing device transmits the first electronic mail en route to the first but not the second recipient.
08/14/14
20140229550
new patent Method and system for attaching scanned documents to email replies via a mobile communications device
A method and system for attaching a scan to an email reply utilizing a mobile communications device and any standard email client. A scan-to-email attachment module can be configured in association with the mobile communications device.
08/14/14
20140229537
new patent Real-time, customized embedding of specific content into local webserver pages
In a particular embodiment, a method includes receiving, at a server from a computing device coupled to a first network, a request to access a first web page via a second network. The method includes redirecting the computing device to a second web page in response to a determination that the computing device is not permitted access to the second network.
08/14/14
20140229536
new patent Technique for enabling a plurality of software components to communicate in a software component matrix environment
A technique for enabling a plurality of software components to communicate in a software component matrix environment is disclosed. In one particular exemplary embodiment, the technique may be realized by a method for enabling a plurality of software components to communicate in a software component matrix environment comprising the steps of encoding a request at a client side; communicating the request to a server at a server side via a communication interface; comparing the request to a plurality of operations supported at the server side; determining whether a function match exists at the server side; and returning a response comprising the function match to the client side in response to the request via the communication interface wherein the response is mapped to a data model of a client..
08/14/14
20140229534
new patent Method and system for accessing micro-blog album and micro-blog client
A method and system for accessing a micro-blog album is provided. The method comprises: a micro-blog client receives a micro-blog album viewing request message entered by a user which carries an identifier, sends the micro-blog album viewing request message to a micro-blog server; the micro-blog client receives a micro-blog message corresponding to the identifier fed back by the micro-blog server; the micro-blog client obtains pictures according to the picture link address carried by the micro-blog message from the micro-blog server, generates a micro-blog album according to all the obtained pictures, and display the micro-blog album.
08/14/14
20140229533
new patent Client-side network page generation
Disclosed are various embodiments that facilitate client-side network page generation. A request for a network page is obtained at a server from a client.
08/14/14
20140229531
new patent Transactional and non-transactional data for maintaining session state
Transactional and non-transactional data for maintaining session state is described. In a session, a server instance receives, from a client, a request to execute transactional commands and non-transactional commands.
08/14/14
20140229530
new patent Device for securing a client application for a symbology display system of the client-server type
The device according to the invention, which makes it possible to secure a client application, including an acquisition and processing module of measured properties (gm) to generate properties of interest (gi); a lookup table associating each dynamic variable (vd) of each of the graphic objects to be maintained with a property of interest (gi); and a module for generating commands capable of issuing a command (c) to the server application. The device includes dedicated means for securing the operation of said acquisition and processing module; dedicated means for securing said lookup table; and dedicated means for securing said command generating module..
08/14/14
20140229529
new patent Enabling devices without native broadcast capability to access and/or receive broadcast data in an efficient manner
Methods, devices and systems for delivering broadcast data to client devices that do not support receiving broadcast transmissions. In an embodiment, a gateway device may be configured to receive a manifest file and related data segments via a first type of network protocol, such as lte broadcasts.
08/14/14
20140229528
new patent Method and system for improving the efficiency of state information transfer over a wireless communications network
The present invention is directed to a system and method for managing state information related to an interactive application to accommodate one or more users participating in an interactive application session, wherein the state information comprises local state information specific to each of the one or more user's unique view of the interactive application and global state information. The system of the present invention may comprise a telecommunications network; an application server in communication with the telecommunications network for managing the global state information relative to all of the users participating in the interactive application session; and at least one mobile client device in communication with the application server over the telecommunications network for managing the local state information for each of the one or more users.
08/14/14
20140229527
new patent Real-time, interactive measurement techniques for desktop virtualization
In one embodiment, a server system receives, from a client device configured to remotely access a desktop hosted by the server system, user input directed to the desktop. The server system further identifies a desktop operation to be performed in response to the user input, where the identifying is performed without relying on preconfigured information that indicates what the desktop operation should be, determines when the desktop operation has completed, and adds, upon completion of the desktop operation, one or more markers to the desktop.
08/14/14
20140229526
new patent Systems, methods and media for securely executing remote commands using cross-platform library
Systems, methods and media are provided for secure execution of remote commands. One method includes receiving, at a client device running a cross-platform library comprising a list of functions that can be executed at the client device, a remote command from a server.
08/14/14
20140229524
new patent Network communication latency
Embodiments disclosed herein may relate to at least partially addressing latency, such as network communication latency, as may occur between a client and server, for example.. .
08/14/14
20140229523
new patent Content delivery system, control apparatus, and content delivery method
A content delivery system includes: a packet forwarding apparatus(es) that forwards a plurality of contents delivered from a delivery server apparatus on the internet; a plurality of cache servers that are arranged for or connected to the packet forwarding apparatus(es) and that temporarily store at least some of the plurality of contents; and a control apparatus that collects an access frequency of each of the at least some of the contents from the plurality of cache servers, arranges contents whose access frequency is equal to or higher than a predetermined threshold in the plurality of cache servers in accordance with a predetermined arrangement, and arranges the other contents in the plurality of cache servers in accordance with access frequencies of the other contents.. .
08/14/14
20140229514
new patent Supporting big data in enterprise content management systems
Provided are a method, computer program product, and system for storing a data stream. A distributed library server is configured with a plurality of data servers.
08/14/14
20140229513
new patent File system enabling fast purges and file access
Some embodiments provide a file system for purging content based on a single traversal of the file system that identifies the directory containing the content without performing a secondary traversal within the directory to target the operation to only the file that are associated with content such that other files contained in the directory are unaffected. The file system supplements traditional directory structures with file-level directories.
08/14/14
20140229507
new patent Method to delay locking of server files on edit
A server is implemented with a modified file open action, which, when a user performs the modified open, initially opens a file without locking the file. When a user indicates (either explicitly or implicitly) that the user is attempting to or intending to open the file, the file can then be locked for editing.
08/14/14
20140229498
new patent Recommendation system based on group profiles of personal taste
This document describes a method and system for recommending items, such as beverages, that members of a group are likely to find appealing. When group members are identified, the system may identify one or more preference models for each member.
08/14/14
20140229491
new patent Converting data models into in-database analysis models
Data sets are analyzed to discover trends and determine predictive data models. A data model is determined based on analyzing the data set with a specific algorithm from a set of different analytical algorithms.
08/14/14
20140229474
new patent Mobile classifieds search
A classified ads server receives a search query from a mobile device operated by a user. The search query is parsed and a plurality of tokens is extracted from the search query.
08/14/14
20140229469
new patent Automatic dialing of search results
In general, the subject matter described in this specification can be embodied in methods, systems, and program products for providing search results automatically to a user of a computing device. A spoken input provided by a user to a computing device is received.
08/14/14
20140229468
new patent Location-based mobile search
A geo-search server receives a query from a user device operated by a user and determines candidate locations that may be associated with the query based on the text of the query, using a geodata index. The geodata index contains information about location names and the geo-locations associated with those names.
08/14/14
20140229461
new patent Systems and methods for semantic overlay for a searchable space
The embodiments of the present invention provide a novel way of searching and interacting with content available via a network, such as the internet, and the world wide web. In some embodiments, systems and methods provide a semantically-oriented structure for organizing and accessing content items.
08/14/14
20140229460
new patent Systems and methods for semantic overlay for a searchable space
The embodiments of the present invention provide a novel way of searching and interacting with content available via a network, such as the internet, and the world wide web. In some embodiments, systems and methods provide a semantically-oriented structure for organizing and accessing content items.
08/14/14
20140229457
new patent Automatic content item upload
A client device can be configured to perform a local index search and a server index search to automatically identify and upload content items on the client device that have not been uploaded to an online content management system. A local index search can include creating a unique local identifier of a content item and searching a local upload index that includes the unique local identifier of each content item that has been uploaded.
08/14/14
20140229450
new patent Method for organising blog articles in a social network
According to a first aspect of the present invention there is provided a method, implemented by a webserver in communication with a database, for facilitating blogging by members of a number of social networks, said members being in communication with the web-server via a data network, for example the internet, the method comprising the steps of: capturing login information for a plurality of users, said login information identifying the users; prompting the users to enter blog entries on one or more topics; updating the database to associate the blog entries with respective users and topics; and publishing web-pages presenting topics with links to said blog entries associated therewith.. .
08/14/14
20140229439
new patent Html directed adaptive features for mobile applications
There is provided a method for html directed adaptive features for mobile applications. By pesenting user interface portions of the application as html documents referenced from a manifest file, the manifest file may be updated from a remote server without directly modifying a native binary of the application.
08/14/14
20140229436
new patent Method of file synchronization and electronic device thereof
A method of file synchronization for a first electronic device offline logging into a local area network is disclosed. The method includes searching for at least one second electronic device logging into the local area network, transmitting a first operational serial number to the second electronic device and receiving a second operational serial number from the second electronic device, determining one of the first and second electronic devices as a temporary server according to the first operational serial number and the second operational serial number, and performing file synchronization with the temporary server..
08/14/14
20140229433
new patent Home appliance information accumulation server
A home appliance information accumulation server according to the invention includes a communication unit, a storage unit, a database generation unit, and a database saving unit. The communication unit receives output data of a home appliance and identification information of an adapter which are transmitted from the adapter connected to the home appliance and capable of wireless communication.
08/14/14
20140229431
new patent System and method for locally storing files from a system server
Embodiments of the invention include a system and method for allowing a company or organization to synchronize data files between a company computer storage, such as a computer memory or a file server, and various user computers networked to the company computer. As such, the system provides a method for determining which data files are most likely to be needed by the user, and copying data files that are the most needed to the user computer.
08/14/14
20140229423
new patent Data consistency and rollback for cloud analytics
An extract-transform-load (etl) platform fetches consistent datasets in a batch for a given period of time and provides the ability to rollback that batch. The batch may be fetched for an interval of time, and the etl platform may fetch new or changed data from different cloud/on-premise applications.
08/14/14
20140229404
new patent Succession planning for registered investment advisors
Methods and apparatuses are described for matching registered investment advisors based upon succession planning objectives. A server computing device receives a matching request from a first client computing device, the request including an identity of a first registered investment advisor and a succession planning track assigned to the first registered investment advisor.
08/14/14
20140229390
new patent Method and system for event planning
A system for providing users with wedding planning tools via a network, comprising one or more servers for executing an application that provides code to a user's client computer for display on the user's client computer of various web pages for planning an event. The web pages comprising a signup page configured to allow the user to sign up to gain access to the system, a plurality of design pages configured to allow the user to design a plurality of different items relating to the event including at least an invitation to the event, and a plurality of layout pages configured to allow the user to plan the arrangement of tables at the event and assign seating for a plurality of guests that are anticipated to attend the event..
08/14/14
20140229382
new patent Broker-mediated payment systems and methods
In certain embodiments of systems and methods for conducting payment transactions between a payer and a payee, the payer selects one or more payment sources from various funding sources and accounts available to the payer, and instructs a payment broker's server to perform payment authorization and/or payment routing and clearing services on the payer's behalf. The payment broker's server notifies the payer and/or the payee of the payment authorization status and, if approved, instructs the funding source to send the payment to or for the payee without divulging the payer-selected funding source or account to the payee..
08/14/14
20140229378
new patent Systems and methods for authentication notification
A processor implemented method and system for preventing fraudulent transactions between users and vendors. The method includes: receiving, at a server, information relating to a transaction between a user and a vendor, the server receiving the information from at least one vendor transaction processing unit, the server comprising at least one server processor and being coupled to at least one data storage device; locating on the at least one storage device contact information relating to the at least one user, the contact information comprising at least one communications address for at least one customer-registered unit associated with the user; and c) transmitting transaction information to the at least one user-registered unit over the at least one communications network..
08/14/14
20140229374
new patent Handheld electronic banking device
A mobile, handheld electronic (processor-based) device that can be used for banking functions, including writing checks from a checking account, confirming the account balance, reviewing account activity in a ledger format, and other banking-related functions. Using the processor, the device may: (a) maintain and display both a ledger for the personal bank checking account and a current account dollar balance for the personal bank checking account based on the check data and the deposit data stored in the at least one memory; (b) transmit, via a local data network, data for a new check written by the user from the personal bank checking account at a point-of-sale location; and (c) update activity for the checking account with transaction data received from a remote bank computer server system via the mobile telecommunications network..
08/14/14
20140229365
new patent Credit and transaction systems
A system has an internet-connected server having a processor executing software from a non-transitory medium, the software providing a procedure accessing information regarding a particular person from a social network site, and calculating a credit risk score for the particular person based at least in part on the information accessed.. .
08/14/14
20140229362
new patent Class-based distributed evolutionary algorithm for asset management and trading
A server computer and a multitude of client computers form a network computing system that is scalable and adapted to continue to evaluate the performance characteristics of a number of genes generated using a software application. Each client computer continues to periodically receive data associated with the stored genes stored in its memory.
08/14/14
20140229352
new patent Trading style automated analysis and reverse engineering
A decision logic communicating with said processing logic, said decision logic having a repository for storing a set of buy/sell rules for buying and selling securities in response to said buy and sell data, said market news data, and said model trader order and execution data.. .
08/14/14
20140229340
new patent Electronic book having electronic commerce features
A viewer for displaying an electronic book and providing for electronic commerce. In conjunction with viewing an electronic book, a user can view information about products and services, view an on-line electronic catalog, and receive samples of products available for purchase.
08/14/14
20140229339
new patent Method of using a user device for remote payment of a shopping basket on a merchant server, and an associated system
A user device configured to connect to a mobile telephony network and associated with an identification number in the mobile telephony network. The user device selects a method of paying for the shopping basket on a first page of the merchant server; upon selection, the user device sends a payment request to a payment validation module, which is enriched with identification data of the user device; the user device receives a local authentication request message from the payment validation module over the mobile telephony network; on receiving the local authentication request message, the user device triggers execution of an operation of locally authenticating a user of the user device; the user device sends a local authentication response message to the payment validation module; and the user device is redirected by the payment validation module to a second page of the merchant server giving the result of the payment transaction..
08/14/14
20140229323
new patent Location and transaction-based recommendations
A recommendation server provides product or service suggestions to a user based on transaction and location data. The recommendation server receives transaction data from a merchant device operated by a merchant affiliate.
08/14/14
20140229319
new patent System and method for targeted marketing and consumer resource management
Systems and methods are provided for providing targeted marketing to goods and services provides and consumer resource management services to consumers. An example system and method for targeted marketing comprises collecting transaction data from point-of-sale (pos) terminals and using a consumer identifier in the transaction data to access stored information about the consumer.
08/14/14
20140229318
new patent Cloud and html based document management and creation system
A web-browser/web server method of creating new documents and signing existing documents, in particular faxes and email attachments, useful for ecommerce and other applications. Documents or document components are sent to the web server.
08/14/14
20140229316
new patent Systems and methods for quoting vehicle part repairs associated with vehicle inspections
The present disclosure is directed a vehicle inspection system for carrying out vehicle inspection and providing a quote for repair of a service recipient's vehicle, the quote being provided to a service recipient at a desired location. The vehicle inspection system includes a mobile device having a computer with a processor, a display screen, and a non-transitory computer-readable storage medium.
08/14/14
20140229309
new patent Providing electronic content in association with a request for physical content
Disclosed systems and methods provide media content through an electronic commerce server. In one implementation, a method for providing electronic content is provided.
08/14/14
20140229308
new patent Remote sales assistance
A computer-implemented method is disclosed herein. The method includes the step of receiving, with a processing device of a commerce server, a help request signal from an augmented reality device worn by a consumer shopping in a retail store.
08/14/14
20140229304
new patent Systems and methods for secure wireless payment transactions when a wireless network is unavailable
Systems, methods, and devices are disclosed which allow a mobile device user to complete financial transactions even when the mobile device is not connected to a wireless network. The systems, methods, and devices of the present disclosure may utilize a combination of an encrypted lockbox containing out of network payment codes on the mobile device and a matching set of out of network payment codes stored on a server of a payment authority..
08/14/14
20140229298
new patent Determining whether ad-blocking software is executing on a client device
Determination of whether ad-blocking software is executing on a client device may be provided. Advertising content from an advertising server may be received at a client device.
08/14/14
20140229297
new patent Methods and apparatus for efficient execution of modules
Methods and apparatus for efficient execution of modules are disclosed. An example method includes generating, by a first module, a first module identifier, the first module having been instantiated by an advertisement on a webpage, loading, by the first module, a component, communicating the module identifier to the component, determining that a second module having a second module identifier has been loaded, and, in response to determining that the second module has been loaded, communicating, by the first module, the second module identifier to the component to instruct the component to communicate with the second module.
08/14/14
20140229296
new patent System and method for extracting style information from web pages and generating advertisements
Apparatus and method for generating advertisements for an advertiser based upon style information contained in the advertiser's web pages. An ad generation system is used to analyze and extract style information from the advertiser's web pages.
08/14/14
20140229291
new patent Selecting social endorsement information for an advertisement for display to a viewing user
A social networking system provides an advertisement for display to a viewing user along with a social endorsement. The social endorsement is selected from the social information maintained by the social networking system.
08/14/14
20140229290
new patent Targeting users based on persona data
A method of targeted advertisement distribution based on persona data derived from a social network, wherein the social network includes a plurality of content streams, each content stream associated with a user and a user summary. The method includes the steps of receiving an advertisement request from a third party environment with associated content, identifying a content stream that includes a reference to the third party content, identifying a persona based on the user associated with the identified content stream, and serving an advertisement to the third party environment based on the identified persona..
08/14/14
20140229289
new patent Enhanced shared screen experiences for concurrent users
In one embodiment, a group of two or more individuals may be identified. A group profile associated with the group of two or more individuals may be obtained.
08/14/14
20140229287
new patent System and method for providing interactive tour guidance
A system adapted to provide tourist and marketing information. The system includes: a database of tourist information, the database is accessible to internet users; a server for collecting and storing the database of tourist information; and a plurality of electronic devices in communication with the database.
08/14/14
20140229286
new patent Technique for effective communications with, and provision of global positioning system (gps) based advertising information to, automobiles
Communications with an automobile are in the form of messages. The messages may be delivered to the automobile from a remote server through a communications network, e.g., the internet.
08/14/14
20140229282
new patent Use of natural query events to improve online advertising campaigns
A system and method to identify targeting criteria for online advertising campaigns based on natural query event data are described. A request to determine targeting criteria is received from an advertiser entity.
08/14/14
20140229280
new patent Systems and methods for targeted advertising
Methods of generating recommendations may include obtaining social network data from one or more network resources. Word relationships may be created between selected words in the social network data to produce relationship data.
08/14/14
20140229278
new patent System and process for targeted mobile advertising based on wireless service and associated shopping behavior
A system and process to generate and send targeted advertising to wireless devices from a computer system is disclosed and includes determining a retail location where wireless service for a wireless device has been purchased utilizing the computer system. The process further include identifying information of the wireless device based on an authorization of the wireless service for the wireless device purchased at the retail location utilizing the computer system, determining a previous history of purchasing wireless service associated with the wireless device of the consumer utilizing the computer system, determining a next likely time the consumer will be purchasing wireless service for the wireless device utilizing the computer system, and sending advertisements prior to the next likely time the consumer will be purchasing wireless service for the wireless device utilizing the computer system..
08/14/14
20140229277
new patent Data collection and targeted advertising systems and methods
Embodiments of a mobile device and server system are described. The mobile devices communicate with the server system and present targeted content, such as advertisements to the mobile device users.
08/14/14
20140229275
new patent Contextual ad display based on real-time user input
A system and methods for facilitating contextual advertisement display based on real-time user input into a webpage of a publisher's properties (e.g., a website) are described. Various embodiments of the present invention advantageously allow contextual advertisements to be dynamically updated via an ad-affiliated server, without any complex involvement of the publisher or the advertisers.
08/14/14
20140229274
new patent Property billboarding and financial revenue distribution to property owner in a geo-spatial environment
A method, apparatus and system of property billboarding and financial revenue distribution to property owner in a geo-spatial environment are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method includes generating a community network of user profiles, each user profile of the user profiles associated with a specific geographic location, determining a first user profile of the user profiles, generating advertisements, determining a first advertisement of the advertisements, generating a first display view to include a map view embodied by the community network, the first user profile of the user profiles represented at a location in the map view corresponding with the associated specific geographic location, and the first advertisement of the advertisements displayed in conjunction with the first user profile of the user profiles, and generating a commerce transaction associated with the first user profile of the user profiles..
08/14/14
20140229273
new patent Initiating real-time bidding based on expected revenue from bids
An online system provides advertisers with opportunities to bid on presentation of advertisements to a user. Advertisers may bid in real-time on advertisement presentation if the online system determines the expected revenue to the online system from real-time bids is above a threshold value.
08/14/14
20140229272
new patent Systems and methods for adaptive scheduling of references to documents
The order and type of display of documents may be updated or adaptively scheduled. The documents may include advertisements and articles that are displayed together.
08/14/14
20140229271
new patent System and method to analyze and rate online advertisement placement quality and potential value
A method, apparatus, system, article of manufacture, and computer program product provide the ability to rate advertisement placement quality. First data is collected from a panel of opt-in users.
08/14/14
20140229269
new patent Inventory management system
System, method, and computer program product to optimize a monetary value of a use of non-content time during a media distribution, by computing an advertisement value of selling an inventory unit to an advertiser, the inventory unit comprising a non-content time slot during the media distribution; computing a promotional value of using the inventory unit to air a promotion for a program during the media distribution, the promotion for the program comprising at least one of a local promotion and a national promotion; and evaluating the advertisement value and the promotional value to identify an opportunity to optimize the monetary value earned from the use of the inventory unit.. .
08/14/14
20140229268
new patent Comprehensive measurement of the opportunity to see online advertisements
A method, apparatus, system, article of manufacture and computer program product provide the ability to determine the opportunity to see an online advertisement. Determinations are made regarding whether the advertisement is in a visible portion of a webpage, whether the advertisement is in an active tab of a web browser, and whether a browser window is visible.
08/14/14
20140229266
new patent Server-based product substantiation with local filtering system and method
A system and method is presented for product substantiation and promotion redemption. A purchased product list is transmitted from a retail store system to a promotion analysis server along with a user identifier.
08/14/14
20140229264
new patent Loyalty point collection and distribution social network system
A method and system of collecting loyalty points and distributing them in a social network includes forming at least one social network of an individual and one or more other network individuals; identifying the individual on the mobile communications device of the individual during a purchase at the at least one pos (point of sale) venue; determining the number of loyalty points earned by the individual at the pos venue from the purchase at the at least one pos venue; inputting the number of loyalty points earned by the individual at the pos venue into a social network server; associating the earned loyalty points from the pos venue with a social network account of the individual; and splitting up the earned loyalty points between the individual's social network account and social network accounts of the one or more other network individuals within the social network.. .
08/14/14
20140229263
new patent On-site rewards program
A method of providing a loyalty rewards program, comprising receiving an electronic order for a purchase of goods or services from a personal communication device operated by a consumer over a communication interface, determining a location of the personal communication device, electronically awarding rewards points by a processor to an account associated with the consumer stored in memory based on purchases of goods or services placed through the personal communication device by the server only if the personal communication device is located at a merchant's premises, the merchant authorized to participate in the loyalty rewards program.. .
08/14/14
20140229257
new patent Electronic commerce system
An electronic commerce system includes a client computer and a server computer interconnected by a public packet switched communications network. The client computer is programmed to transmit to the server computer an order acceptance request terms or conditions of a proposed offer for a purchase, including multiple options of at least one of the terms or conditions of the offer.
08/14/14
20140229256
new patent Product substantiation using approved product list system and method
A system and method is presented for product substantiation and promotion redemption. A purchased product list is transmitted from a retail store system to a promotion analysis server along with a user identifier.
08/14/14
20140229254
new patent Method of target advertising
A method of target advertising comprises creating an advertisement, selecting a target audience, selecting a per-feedback reward, selecting a budget, sending the advertisement to members of the target audience, receiving feedback from a subset of the members, paying a reward to the subset based at least in part on the per-feedback reward, and repeating steps until reaching the budget.. .
08/14/14
20140229249
new patent Active traffic and demand management system
Systems and methods for providing incentives for the public to travel during time windows and routes that help alleviate traffic congestion. The systems described herein include at least two components: a computer server software system that includes various algorithms and database sub-systems; and a mobile device application.
08/14/14
20140229236
new patent User survey service for unified communications
The present disclosure includes descriptions of various aspects of unified communication (uc) systems, including uc management and analysis systems and related tools and techniques. Described systems, tools, and techniques are adapted for enhanced uc data capture, analysis, and reporting; enhanced uc monitoring services; and a user survey service that can be used for conducting user surveys related to uc services.
08/14/14
20140229234
new patent Using polling results as discrete metrics for content quality prediction model
A social networking system presents content items to users, who then provide feedback regarding pairs of content items. The feedback includes a selection of a content item of the pair of content items that was preferred by the user over the other content item.
08/14/14
20140229213
new patent Automated system and method for job estimating, scheduling and administration
A method of estimating, scheduling and administrating a job including the steps of: receiving a location of a contractor; determining a status of the job according to the location of the contractor; sending to the contractor a prompt according to the status of the job; receiving a response to the prompt from the contractor and storing the response on a server; and sending the response to a customer for the job.. .
08/14/14
20140229211
new patent Management and allocation of services using remote computer connections
A computer-implemented method for allocating services among a plurality of service operators where each capable of providing at least one service and each service operator operating a respective computer to receiving at a support server a request for service from at least one computer being operated by a user, generating a questionnaire to be answered by the user operating the at least one computer, selecting at least one service operator based upon the answered questionnaire, and establishing a service session between the at least one computer being operated by the user and the computer being operated by the at least one selected service operator for providing the requested service.. .
08/14/14
20140229183
new patent Method of enabling a foolproof home energy device control network including human language catchphrases
A foolproof method of adding network-enabled energy control devices to a home energy device control network by associating an easy-to-remember catchphrase composed of ordinary words with a unique mac address or eui identifier of the network-enabled device. The device manufacturer associates a unique catchphrase with each device and stores the catchphrases and associated mac addresses in a database along with the device information required to commission the device onto the user's network.
08/14/14
20140229176
new patent Apparatus and method for providing messages in a social network
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a server including a controller to receive audio signals and content identification information from a media processor, generate text representing a voice message based on the audio signals, determine an identity of media content based on the content identification information, generate an enhanced message having text and additional content where the additional content is obtained by the controller based on the identity of the media content, and transmit the enhanced message to the media processor for presentation on the display device, where the enhanced message is accessible by one or more communication devices that are associated with a social network and remote from the media processor. Other embodiments are disclosed..
08/14/14
20140229150
new patent Simulation apparatus for predicting behavior of mass point system
A simulation apparatus, including: a coordinate setting unit for setting slow coordinates and fast coordinates based on mass point coordinates; a coordinate extraction unit for obtaining a structure of the fast coordinates by subordinating the fast coordinates to the slow coordinates and obtaining, by taking into account influence of a change in the fast coordinates on the slow coordinates due to a change in the slow coordinates, a structure of the slow coordinates as a function of collective coordinate(s); and an inverse transformation unit for predicting time evolution of the mass point coordinates based on the collective coordinate(s), which can be obtained as a solution of a motion equation, structure of the slow coordinates, and structure of the fast coordinates.. .
08/14/14
20140229129
new patent Battery monitoring network
A battery monitoring network is provided that includes a battery. The battery monitoring network also includes a battery monitoring system integrated within the battery.
08/14/14
20140229108
new patent Systems and methods for off-board voice-automated vehicle navigation
A system for providing navigational information to a vehicle driver. An on-board system is disposed on a vehicle and processes and transmits to a data center, via a wireless link, spoken requests from a vehicle driver requesting navigational information.
08/14/14
20140229105
new patent Mobile terminal and cloud system using the mobile terminal
The present disclosure relates to a mobile terminal capable of accessing a cloud server and a cloud system using the same. A mobile terminal according to an embodiment of the present disclosure may include a user input unit configured to select an external terminal for receiving route information stored in a cloud server, a wireless communication unit configured to communicate with the cloud server using radio signals, and a controller configured to control the wireless communication unit to transmit a route information transmission request message to the cloud server so as to transmit the route information to the external terminal from the cloud server..
08/14/14
20140229093
new patent Systems and methods for managing non-integrated cpdlc systems from a first cpdlc system
In one embodiment, a method for implementing a non-integrated cpdlc solution is provided. The method includes monitoring a datalink router for messages from a first cpdlc application in a first one or more execution partitions, wherein the first one or more execution partitions are configured to implement a first cpdlc application and wherein messages from the first cpdlc application and a second cpdlc application in a second one or more execution partitions use the datalink router to interface with one or more radio transceivers.
08/14/14
20140229081
new patent Road slope estimating device
A road slope estimating device which is mounted on a vehicle and estimates a slope of a road on which the vehicle is traveling, the vehicle including a motor and a transmission capable of changing a shift speed by an engagement switching operation of disengaging one of a plurality of engagement elements and engaging another one of the plurality of engagement elements, and outputting power from the motor via the transmission to travel. An estimating section carries out first road slope estimation from the computed output torque and acceleration of the vehicle until transfer of torque is handed over from the engagement element to be disengaged of the plurality of engagement elements to the engagement element to be engaged.
08/14/14
20140229036
new patent Method of driving rotation of a rotorcraft rotor by anticipating torque needs between two rotary speed setpoints of the rotor
A method of driving a rotorcraft rotor (1, 2) at variable controlled speeds. Starting from a required speed (nr), a setpoint for total power (pt) is calculated while taking account of an anticipated power (pf) to be delivered by the power plant (3) for driving the main rotor (1) at the required speed (nr), and while taking account of a power surplus (s) relating to progressive power needs to be delivered from a current power (pc) for driving the main rotor (1) at a current speed (v) of rotation to an anticipated power (pf) for driving the main rotor (1) at the required speed (nr).
08/14/14
20140229031
new patent Micro-inverter based ac-coupled photovoltaic microgrid system with wireless smart-grid controls
A microgrid and methods for managing the microgrid are disclosed. A microgrid controller may determine an amount of energy generated by each of a plurality of distributed energy resources connected to the microgrid.
08/14/14
20140229025
new patent Code replacement for irrigation controllers
Some embodiments provide irrigation controllers comprising: a housing; a control unit including a first microcontroller configured to execute irrigation programs and a first set of code; and a removable plug-in device that removably mates with a portion of the irrigation controller and communicationally couples to the first microcontroller, wherein the plug-in device comprises a memory storing a second set of code to replace at least a portion of the first set of code, wherein the plug-in device is configured to re-flash at least a portion of the first set of code allowing a copy of the second set of code to overwrite at least the portion of the first set of code; wherein the first set of code comprises a bootloader that writes the copy of the second set of code over the first set of code with the exception of the bootloader that is not written over.. .


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