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8689124 Method, medium, and system for simplifying user management of products during online shopping  
In accordance with a method for simplifying user management of products during online shopping, an informal storage space for a merchant's web site may be displayed when web pages from the...
8688538 Automating the process of purchasing a memory upgrade for a computer system  
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates purchasing a memory upgrade for a computer system. This system operates by obtaining memory configuration information for...
8682740 Systems and methods using a manufacturer line, series, model hierarchy  
A computer-implemented method and apparatus for providing navigation of a database includes a plurality of records having attributes, the method including transmitting a webpage configured to...
8682743 System and method for competitive pricing and procurement of customized goods and services  
An apparatus and method for selecting a vendor for a customized good or service, including receiving vendor attributes from the vendors and receiving invitation-for-bid data from the buyer defining...
8683384 Live action icons for the internet  
Live action icons for the Internet which allow “functionality” and “actions” to occur wherever the user might intuitively think there is an “action” to be had or done. It may enable users to in...
8676659 Methods and apparatuses for facilitating financial transactions using gamer tag information  
Embodiments of the present invention relate to methods and apparatuses for performing financial transaction using gamer tag information. For example, in one embodiment, a method is provided to: (1)...
8676916 Method and apparatus for connection to virtual private networks for secure transactions  
A system and method are provided for use in establishing secure end-to-end communication links over a VPN gateway via a network interface unit. Illustrative embodiments include establishing and...
8676660 System and method for providing a streamlined checkout process  
Once a purchaser has proceeded through a check out experience with an online retail system, the settings established during that checkout experience will be applied to future checkout experiences...
8676237 Multimedia enhanced services  
Techniques for providing information to users implemented through personal mobile devices such as cell phones, PDAs, electronic book readers, and other such devices are described herein. The...
8676902 System and method for service oriented email client application  
A system to facilitate a service oriented email client application. The system includes a service registry, a service address book coupled to an email client, and an email composer coupled to the...
8676663 Providing recommendations to hospitality customers  
Method, system, and computer program product embodiments are disclosed for providing recommendations to hospitality customers. Defining steps include establishing a connection with a customer's...
8676669 Providing confirmations for list modifications  
Disclosed are various embodiments for providing confirmations for list modifications. A network page is sent to a client. The network page includes one or more components for requesting that one or...
8676658 Method and system for dynamically generating a gallery of available designs for kit configuration  
Methods, computer-readable storage media, and apparatuses for dynamically generating a gallery of available designs for a particular kit configuration including a plurality of different products...
8676654 Method and system for facilitating a purchase process  
A transaction system and method is provided for enabling potential buyers to purchase goods through reverse on-line auction process. The transaction system is configured to automatically receive...
8671026 Method of facilitating value-based bartering over the internet  
A method, apparatus, and system of facilitating value-based bartering over the internet are disclosed. In one embodiment, a system of e-commerce includes a computer network, a server to host a...
8671030 Electronic vouchers and a system and method for issuing the same  
A system and method for issuing electronic vouchers representing value. An issuing server generates an eVoucher that a recipient may use to purchase goods and services from a merchant's e-commerce...
8666827 Contents servicing system and method through a network  
Disclosed is an Internet broadcasting contents consignment sale system and method. An Internet broadcasting station makes a consignment sale contract with companies or individuals who have...
8666842 Transaction-driven social network  
A transaction-based social network for a life science vertical industry is provided. A method for implementing the network includes qualifying a user to join the transaction-based social network...
8666825 Embeddable distributed e-commerce and community building system  
The present innovation provides a method and a system for embedding e-commerce and community building capability into a seller website, comprising maintaining on an e-commerce server a product...
8666843 Systems and methods for generating a synchronous sales stack for customer dialog  
Embodiments relate to systems and methods for generating a synchronous sales stack for a customer dialog. A user can visit a Web site and load selections into a checkout basket to prepare to...
RE44791 Vending machine and computer assembly  
A vending machine for purchasing selected items by a customer. The vending machine includes a dispensing assembly for dispensing an item and a selector assembly connected to the dispensing...
8667560 Authenticating a user with picture messaging  
Systems and methods for authenticating a user of a service are disclosed. A host of a service provides a user interface that can be accessed via a display of a terminal. Upon successfully...
8666829 Detecting fraudulent event listings  
In one embodiment, a method includes accessing event information and payment information associated with an event listing on an event management system, and calculating a fraud risk score for the...
8666853 Method and system for distribution of user generated content  
Systems and methods for distributing user-generated content are disclosed. Specifically, embodiments of the present invention may allow content to be generated by a user at a manufacturer's site...
8666830 ***WITHDRAWN PATENT AS PER THE LATEST USPTO WITHDRAWN LIST***
Identifying top rated products
 
The top rated products in a product category are identified by computing a score for each product in the category. The score is computed by calculating a time decay factor for each product...
8666834 Item recommendation system, item recommendation method and program  
Methods and systems include receiving feedback from one of a plurality of users for one of a plurality of items, storing the received feedback and past feedback received from the plurality of...
8666538 Information filling station facilitating wireless transfer of data content to a portable device or other pre-defined locations  
Data content providers transfer data content (including DRM protected content) over a broadband network onto one or more information filling stations (IFSs) situated at one or more physical...
8666836 Targeting items to a user of a social networking system based on a predicted event for the user  
A social networking system predicts a life event (e.g., birthday, change in marital status, relationship status, etc.) for a target user based on information associated with the user. The social...
8666832 System and method for managing recurring orders in a computer network  
A recurring order management system and method for a computer network is disclosed. The system receives a request to suggest a recurring order for one or more products or services. The system...
8666838 Electronic commerce transactions within a marketing system that may contain a membership buying opportunity  
The present invention is directed to a system and method for providing complete electronic commerce (“E-Commerce”) transactions and solutions for a marketing company's products via the World Wid...
8660911 Systems and methods to facilitate online transactions  
Systems and methods are provided to facilitate online transactions via mobile communications. In one aspect, a system includes a communication interface to receive an input from a merchant; a...
8660912 Attribute-based navigation of items  
A method for exploring similar items can include receiving a request to explore items similar to an item identified by a user and retrieving a set of similar items to output for display to the...
8660913 Remote servicing system  
Embodiments of the invention provide methods to manage communication between a local and remote computing system communicating with each other through a network. In some embodiments, a method...
8655738 Contextual computing system  
A contextual computing system allows a variety of actors to interact with system components to carry out computational and communication tasks. The system is provided as a self-contained and...
8655739 Method and system for upselling to a user of a digital book lending library  
A method is disclosed where an e-book lending library is provided. The lending library includes data relating a plurality of e-books. A first e-book from the plurality of e-books is loaned to a...
8655735 Transferring an item  
A request is received from a first consumer to sell at least one ticket, in which a provider of the ticket may have authorized the ticket to be sold. Information regarding the ticket may then be...
8655740 Information providing apparatus and system  
An information providing system is disclosed. The system includes a management apparatus having a database storing facility-event information of facilities or events, and a portable apparatus...
8655737 Brand name synonymy  
A product catalog includes information regarding products for sale online by various merchants. An analysis software module can identify brand names in the product catalog that relate to the same...
8650096 Virtual worlds seamless object drop integration  
Virtual worlds seamless object drop integration enables users to obtain products in a virtual world by dragging a product image icon off of an e-commerce web page and on to a virtual world client....
8645219 Authorization system and method  
A request is received from a first consumer to sell at least one ticket, in which a provider of the ticket has authorized the ticket to be sold. Information regarding the ticket may then be...
8643869 Printing of color print data as color image or as black-and-white image  
System, apparatus and method for printing color image print data selectably as a color image or as a black-and-white image are described.
8645226 Coordinating multiple devices in a product purchasing system  
In general, the subject matter described in this disclosure can be embodied in methods, systems, and program products. A server system receives a request to purchase a product from a first...
8645224 System and method of collaborative filtering based on attribute profiling  
A system and/or a method of collaborative filtering based on attribute profiling is disclosed. In one embodiment, a method includes generating a product profile of a content-based product through...
8645218 Transferring a ticket  
A request is received from a first consumer to sell at least one ticket, in which a provider of the ticket may have authorized the ticket to be sold. Information regarding the ticket may then be...
8645230 Virtual closet for storing and accessing virtual representations of items  
A virtual closet stores and presents virtual representations of physical items. The virtual representations may include virtual representations of items owned by a user, items the user would like...
8645229 Secondary marketplace for digital media content  
A secondary marketplace acquires an ownership interest in a set of copies of media content items from a set of owners. The owners have previously purchased one or more legal copies of the media...
8639584 System and methods for purchasing services  
A service provider system enables a subscriber to purchase services over a network from a service provider for the benefit of third parties located in different locations. The service provider...
8640043 Image display system related-information-access tabs  
A data processing device for providing access to information related to a digital image record includes a display for presenting the digital image record. A user interface system receives an...
8639041 Product identification using image analysis and user interaction  
A product identification service uses image analysis and user interaction. The product identification service includes functionality to compare a first portion of a retail product image to a...
8640042 Image display tabs for accessing related information  
Access is provided to information related to a digital image record on a data processing device. Presentation of the digital image record on a display is instructed. An indication of user...