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US-8,081,504 Computer memory device with status register
Method and apparatus for operating a memory device with a status register. In some embodiments, the memory device has a plurality of individually programmable...
US-8,078,696 Personal content server apparatus and methods
Personal content server apparatus and associated methods that allow a user (e.g., cable or satellite network subscriber) to access content, such as a video...
US-8,078,511 Method and system for foreign exchange price procurement and automated hedging
In the present invention, a hedging engine processor and method monitors business transactions to provide foreign currency exchange hedging instructions and to...
US-8,078,486 Systems and methods for providing workforce optimization to branch and back offices
Systems and methods for providing workforce optimization are provided. A representative method includes: planning a first campaign to implement business goals;...
US-8,078,482 Method for underwriting multinational insurance business in accordance with national and international laws
A method for providing insurance, which includes steps of issuing a first insurance policy covering risk disposed in one or more different countries,...
US-8,078,481 Benefits administration system and methods of use and doing business
An automated benefit administration system and methods of use and doing business. The full system includes a wide range of features including application of...
US-8,078,316 Automated business system and method of vending and returning a consumer product
System and method of dispensing disc-based media and other consumer products. A user can interact with an automated business system to select disc-based media...
US-8,077,666 Method and apparatus for assigning channels for a multi-radio wireless mesh network
A method and device for assigning channels for a multi-radio mesh network is disclosed. The network comprises multiple mesh routers. Each mesh router has...
US-8,074,228 Systems and methods for providing mockup business objects
Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, are provided for a mockup business object. The mockup business object implemented within a computer...
US-8,073,932 Business logic device and processing method
A business logic device and processing method is disclosed. In one embodiment, the method includes i) receiving a request message for performing a biz template...
US-8,073,814 Hierarchical reference data management system and method
Embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods of managing hierarchical reference data. According to one embodiment of the present invention,...
US-8,073,801 Business decision modeling and management system and method
A business decision modeling system graphically models business decisions using a rule family structure that adheres to Decision Model principles. In tabular...
US-8,073,779 Disaggregated secure execution environment
An electronic device, such as, a computer, may be adapted for self-monitoring for compliance to an operating policy. The operating policy may specify a...
US-8,073,777 Integrated business systems for web based telecommunications management
The specification discloses a method of doing business over the public Internet, particularly, a method which enables access to legacy management tools used by...
US-8,073,729 Forecasting discovery costs based on interpolation of historic event patterns
A computer-implemented method of forecasting discovery costs captures historical business events, which are aggregated and statistically analyzed by matter type...
US-8,073,721 Service level management
Method and apparatus for service level management, wherein business processes are composed of services. A state of the service is defined by one or more service...
US-8,073,711 Method and system for obtaining health-related records and documents using an online location
The invention described herein is directed to a method and system for obtaining health-related records and documents using an online location and is applicable...
US-8,069,437 Framework for a composite application and a method of implementing a frame work for a composite application
Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, for a framework for composite applications. A computer-implemented framework for a composite...
US-8,069,435 System and method for integration of web services
System and method for integrating Web Services using a Web Services Structured Methodology are described. Embodiments of a Web Services Structured Methodology...
US-8,069,411 System and method for auto-reuse of document text
A system and method for automatically reusing document text (e.g. repeated phrases or lists) in a newly created document having a predetermined document type...
US-8,069,282 SD switch box in a cellular handset
A method for arbitrating between a host device and a cellular base band mode for use of a shared SD storage, including requesting, by a cellular base band modem...
US-8,069,256 System and method to curb identity theft
Personal identity-identifiers such as social security numbers, finger prints, and biometric identifiers are fixed for life; once disclosed they cannot reliably...
US-8,069,136 System, method and computer program product for dynamically enhancing an application executing on a computing...
A system is described that dynamically enhances a software application executing on a computing device without having to change and recompile the original...
US-8,069,134 Rapid knowledge transfer among workers
A system and method enable rapid knowledge transfer, for example between a plurality of experts and a plurality of apprentices located remotely from the...
US-8,069,067 Computer-based system and method for estimating costs of a line of business included in a multi-line treaty
A computer-based system and a computer-implemented method for estimating costs of a business line included in a multi-line treaty, which can determine the...
US-8,069,058 Obtaining, posting and managing healthcare-related liens
A system and method for health providers to assert their rights of fair trade and financial interest in optimizing revenue and full fee collection for bills...
US-8,068,986 Methods and apparatus related to sensor signal sniffing and/or analysis
The disclosure relates to Sensor security and Business Intelligence and more particularly to detecting and capturing Sensor information of data in a network...
US-8,068,603 Focused retrieval of selected data in a call center environment
A method, program product and system for retrieving customer data in a call center environment, includes completing a connection between a customer and a call...
US-8,068,596 Call center system for multiple transaction selections
A method includes displaying a transaction menu that includes multiple selectable call center agent transactions. A plurality of selected transactions are...
US-8,068,594 Communication center methods and apparatus
A communications center supports sales and/or customer support services corresponding to a plurality of business affiliations. Operator terminals within the...
US-8,068,590 Optimizing profitability in business transactions
Embodiments of the present invention are directed to systems and methods for processing alternatively billed telephone calls, such as, for example, collect...
US-8,068,478 Resource sharing broadband access system, methods, and devices
Methods, systems and devices for sharing communication resources among a plurality of clients (200-204) that are part of a common wireless community (1000). The...
US-8,066,946 Hydrogen storage, distribution, and recovery system
Cassette based systems and methods of hydrogen storage, distribution, and recovery are taught. A cassette or other container may contain a hydrogen storage or...
US-8,066,271 Form having abutting tape-interconnected substrates and method of making same
A business form product (10) broadly including a printable sheet (12), a magnetic sheet (14) aligned edge-to-edge with the printable sheet (12) to define a seam...
US-8,065,445 On-demand switching between hardware and software implementations of a peripheral device
A method of accessing a peripheral device can include determining whether the peripheral device is busy. The method can include selectively providing to a...
US-8,065,397 Managing configurations of distributed devices
A method manages configurations of devices in a system that communicates information between a device type. The method includes building a defined configuration...
US-8,065,300 Finding the website of a business using the business name
A system and method are provided for augmenting information on business directory databases. Using the business name contained in a business directory database...
US-8,065,291 On-line geographical directory
A method is provided for categorizing businesses, organizations and individuals in order to facilitate geographically-based searching over the Internet. The...
US-8,065,280 Method, system and computer program product for real-time data integrity verification
The present invention is a method and system that provides visual, production level, high-performance, integrated and automatic data integrity verification in a...
US-8,065,263 Information technology configuration management
The described embodiments contemplate a system, method and computer-readable medium with computer-executable instructions for managing an information technology...
US-8,065,219 System architecture and method for energy industry trading and transaction management
A system architecture and method for energy industry trading and transaction management includes a business logic server-based layer and a database layer. The...
US-8,065,211 System and method for creating and tracking agreements for selling loans to a secondary market purchaser
A system for creating an agreement and tracking compliance with terms of an agreement between a seller and a purchaser for the sale of loans includes deal...
US-8,065,210 Total return to shareholder analytics
A computer-implemented method for analyzing the relative performance of a business unit includes: receiving financial data about the business unit; determining...
US-8,065,199 Method, medium, and system for adjusting product ranking scores based on an adjustment factor
Methods and systems for evaluating business rules for the purpose of promoting or demoting an item listing are presented. Consistent with an example embodiment,...
US-8,065,182 System and method for networked loyalty program
The present invention provides a system for implementing a loyalty program on a network-wide level. The system associates UPC and SKU data on a network level to...
US-8,065,174 Systems and methods for evaluating business-critical criteria relating to exploring entity...
Systems, methods and computer-readable media for evaluating business-critical criteria relating to exploring entity mobility/productivity opportunities are...
US-8,065,160 Centralized pharmacy business method
A centralized pharmacy business method includes forming a business alliance between a centralized pharmacy, one or more satellite pharmacists/facility...
US-8,064,909 Interworking gateway for mobile nodes
Systems and methods are provided that allow inter-working between communication networks for the delivery of service to mobile nodes. A gateway is provided that...
US-8,064,586 Real-time process for defining, processing and delivering a highly customized contact list over a network
A real-time, interactive system and method of building a list of contact records, such as a mailing list, on a computer network based on selected criteria. A...
US-8,060,532 Determining suitability of entity to provide products or services based on factors of acquisition context
A method, system and computer program product for determining the suitability of an entity to provide products or services. Category and measurement data is...
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